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Timothy Bottoms

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Timothy James Bottoms is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for playing the lead in Johnny Got His Gun; Sonny Crawford in The Last Picture Show; The Paper Chase; and for playing President George W. Bush multiple times, including on the sitcom That's My Bush!; in the comedy film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course and the docudrama DC 9/11: Time of Crisis. Bottoms made his film debut in 1971 as Joe Bonham in Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun. The same year, he appeared alongside his brother Sam in The Last Picture Show. (He portrayed the same character in the 1990 sequel Texasville). In 1973's The Paper Chase, he starred as Harvard law student Hart facing the fearsome Professor Kingsfield (John Houseman). Among the other films he has appeared in are Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing, The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, Operation Daybreak, A Small Town in Texas, Rollercoaster, Hurricane, Invaders from Mars and Elephant. Bottoms has portrayed U.S. President George W. Bush in three widely varying productions. In 2000 and 2001, he played a parody of Bush in the Comedy Central sitcom That's My Bush!; he subsequently appeared as Bush in a cameo appearance in the family film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course. Finally, following the September 11 attacks, Bottoms once again played Bush, this time in a serious fashion, in the TV film DC 9/11: Time of Crisis, one of the first films to be based upon the attacks. During an episode of the Fox television show That '70s Show in which a tornado warning has been issued and the students of the high school are trapped, Bottoms is seen as the panicking principal. He appeared in a recurring role during the first season of the FX series Dirt as Gibson Horne, who owned the magazine that series main character Lucy Spiller worked for. He also co-produced the documentary Picture This – The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas, a behind-the-scenes work about the making of the films The Last Picture Show and Texasville. In the documentary, he revealed that he had a crush on his co-star Cybill Shepherd during The Last Picture Show, but she did not reciprocate his romantic feelings, even though she said in a separate interview that she found him "very attractive". He was also heavily featured in the Metallica video for "One", which featured footage of the film Johnny Got His Gun. Description above from the Wikipedia article Timothy Bottoms, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 30, 1951 In Santa Barbara, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
98
First Appeared:
In the movie Johnny Got His Gun 1971-08-04
Latest Project:
Movie Tar 2020-10-02
Known For
Poster of The Shed
Poster of Holiday in Handcuffs
Poster of The Girl Next Door
Poster of John Glenn: American Hero
Filmography
Movie Tar Barry Greenwood 2020-10-02
Movie The Shed Ellis 2019-10-25
Movie Welcome to the Men's Group Larry 2016-06-18
Movie How Not to Propose Rick 2015-10-20
Movie Call of the Wild: A Race for Buck Heep 2012-01-01
Movie The One-Nighter Louie 2012-10-14
Movie I Married Who? Mike Swift 2012-10-20
Movie Pound of Flesh Cameron Morris 2010-09-19
Movie BBStory: An American Film Renaissance Himself 2010-11-23
Movie An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong Paul Maxwell 2009-01-05
Movie Bound By a Secret Will 2009-03-07
Movie Call of the Wild Heep 2009-06-12
Movie The Land That Time Forgot Captain Burroughs 2009-07-28
Movie Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance Thomas 2008-05-14
Movie The Governor's Wife Sheriff Carl Lovett 2008-09-21
Movie Parasomnia Dr. Corso 2008-10-17
Movie Shanghai Kiss Adelaide's Father 2007-03-17
Movie Holiday in Handcuffs Dad Chandler 2007-12-09
Movie Along the Way Michael McCaffery 2007-10-01
Movie Ike: Countdown to D-Day Walter Bedell 'Beetle' Smith 2005-02-01
Movie Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don't Clarence 2005-02-18
Movie Paradise Texas Mack Cameron 2005-01-01
Series Grey's Anatomy Carl Murphy 2005-03-27
Movie Vampire Bats Hank Poelker 2005-10-30
Movie Pocket Angel Himself 2005-04-10
Movie Illusion Infinity Francis / Douglas / Henry / Patricia's Father / Older Alan 2004-01-01
Movie The Girl Next Door Mr. Kidman 2004-04-09
Movie Elephant Mr. McFarland 2003-09-06
Series NCIS Ritt Everett 2003-09-23
Movie DC 9/11: Time of Crisis George W. Bush 2003-09-07
Series That's My Bush! Unknown 2001-04-04
Movie The Hiding Place Jack 2000-06-22
Movie Held for Ransom Fred Donovan 2000-11-14
Movie The Boy with the X-Ray Eyes John 1999-01-01
Movie The Last Picture Show: A Look Back Himself 1999-04-25
Movie Diamondbacks Ed Williams 1999-08-10
Movie The Prince and the Surfer Johnny Canty 1999-12-21
Movie Ava's Magical Adventure Slayton 1998-01-01
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask Fouquet 1998-02-05
Movie Black Sea 213 Dean 1998-01-01
Series That '70s Show Vice Principal Cole 1998-08-23
Movie John Glenn: American Hero Narrator 1998-10-27
Movie Tiger Larry 1997-01-01
Movie Total Force Drake 1997-01-01
Movie Mr. Atlas Phillip Frodden 1997-01-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Hourglass Jurgen Brauner 1996-01-30
Movie Ringer Clay 1996-01-01
Movie Uncle Sam Mr. Crandall 1996-01-01
Movie Horses and Champions Ben Choice 1996-02-06
Movie Lone Tiger Marcus 1996-07-17
Movie Death Game Jack 1996-09-21
Movie Desperate Obsession Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie Ripper Man Charles Walkan 1995-02-01
Movie Personal Vendetta Zach Blackwell 1995-01-01
Movie Top Dog Nelson Houseman 1995-04-28
Series 500 Nations Unknown 1995-04-20
Movie Digger Sam Corlett 1993-04-22
Movie Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas Himself 1991-09-06
Series Land of the Lost Tom Porter 1991-09-07
Movie Texasville Sonny Crawford 1990-09-28
Movie Return from the River Kwai Seaman Miller 1989-04-07
Movie Istanbul Frank Collins 1989-08-07
Movie The Drifter Arthur 1988-10-15
Movie A Case of Honor Sgt. Joseph 'Hard' Case 1988-01-01
Series Freddy's Nightmares Unknown 1988-10-09
Movie Mio in the Land of Faraway The King 1987-07-01
Movie In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro Jack Ringtree 1986-03-01
Movie Invaders from Mars George Gardner 1986-01-01
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun Father Thomas O'Neil 1986-05-29
Movie The Fantasist Danny Sullivan 1986-08-01
Movie Serpiente de mar Pedro Fontán 1985-04-26
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie The Census Taker Pete 1984-01-23
Movie What Waits Below Major Elbert Stevens 1984-11-19
Movie Love Leads the Way: A True Story Morris Frank 1984-10-07
Movie Tin Man Casey 1983-01-01
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie Hambone and Hillie Michael Radcliffe 1983-04-24
Series East of Eden Adam Trask 1981-02-08
Movie The High Country Jim 1981-03-13
Movie Escape Dwight Worker 1980-02-20
Movie Hurricane Jack Sanford 1979-04-12
Movie A Shining Season John Baker 1979-12-26
Movie The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II John Boothe 1978-02-10
Movie The Gift of Love Rudi Miller 1978-12-08
Movie Rollercoaster Young Man 1977-06-10
Movie The Story of David David 1976-04-08
Movie A Small Town in Texas Poke Jackson 1976-07-09
Series Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers Miles Eastin 1976-12-04
Movie Operation: Daybreak Jan Kubis 1975-11-01
Movie The White Dawn Daggett 1974-07-21
Movie The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder Vrooder 1974-10-17
Movie Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing Walter Elbertson 1973-04-19
Movie The Paper Chase James T. Hart 1973-10-16
Movie Look Homeward, Angel Eugene Gant 1972-01-01
Movie Johnny Got His Gun Joe Bonham 1971-08-04
Movie The Last Picture Show Sonny Crawford 1971-10-03