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Titus Welliver

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Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven County, CT, United States
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About Titus Welliver

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titus_Welliver

Titus B. Welliver (born March 12, 1962) is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayals of the Man in Black in Lost, Silas Adams in Deadwood, Jimmy O’Phelan in Sons of Anarchy, and the title role in the television series Bosch.

Early life

Welliver was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Norma Cripps, a fashion illustrator, and Neil Welliver, a landscape painter. He studied drama at New York University in the early 1980s, before his film and television career began to take off.

Welliver's life has been marked by loss: his older brother, Silas, died of muscular dystrophy, a younger sister died as an infant, his stepmother died of an infection six months later, and his younger brother, Eli, was killed in Thailand. His fourth wife, film producer Elizabeth W. Alexander, died of breast cancer in 2012.

Career

Film

Welliver has worked on several film projects, including The Doors (1991), Mobsters (1991), Mulholland Falls (1996), Rough Riders (1997), Once in the Life (2000), Biker Boyz (2003), Twisted (2004), Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). He has been cast in all four of director Ben Affleck's films to date; Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Town (2010), Argo (2012) and Live by Night (2016). He was also cast in director Michael Bay's film Transformers: Age Of Extinction in 2014.

Television

On television, he had a recurring role as a doctor on NYPD Blue and was one of the stars of the CBS police drama Brooklyn South. Moreover, Welliver is well known for playing the semi-regular character Silas Adams on the HBO series Deadwood. Welliver played "The Representative" in two episodes of Prison Break, portrayed Kyle Hollis (a.k.a. Reverend Orson Parker) in the NBC series Life, and appeared in the season five finale of Lost as the "Man in Black", which he continued to portray during the sixth and final season. In 1999 he appeared in an episode titled The Occupant, Touched by an angel, where he played a man who was "occupied" by a demon.

He was introduced into FX's Sons of Anarchy midway through season two, in which he portrays Irish gun kingpin Jimmy O'Phelan. In 2009, he started playing the role of Prosecutor Glenn Childs, a rival of Chris Noth's character, in the CBS series The Good Wife. He joined the cast of the apocalyptic drama The Last Ship in a recurring role for its first two seasons, as Thorwald, a local warlord fighting underground in a dying world infected by a global pandemic.

Welliver plays the title role in the TV series Bosch from Amazon Studios. The series is based on the novels centered on the character of the same name by Michael Connelly. The first season of the series was released on Amazon Prime Video on February 13, 2015.

Audiobooks

Welliver is also the narrator of several audiobooks, including Robert B. Parker's series of American western novels, 'Appaloosa', 'Brimstone', 'Blue-Eyed Devil' and 'Ironhorse'. He has also narrated several of the Michael Connelly 'Bosch' series of crime fiction novels, including 'The Crossing', 'The Burning Room' and 'The Wrong Side of Goodbye'.

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Personal life

Welliver has been married five times. His marriages to Heather Wielandt, Hollywood talent agent Dani Sexton and actress Joanna Heimbold ended in divorce. He was widowed when his fourth wife, film producer Elizabeth W. Alexander, died of breast cancer in 2012. He has a daughter with Alexander, and two sons with Heimbold. He married Jose Stemkens, a Dutch fashion consultant and former model, in 2014.

Filmography

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titus_Welliver#Filmography

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Titus Welliver's Timeline

1962
March 12, 1962
New Haven, New Haven County, CT, United States