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Name: Timothy Tarquin Hutton                                                             
Born: 16 August 1960 Malibu, California                                                 
Timothy T. Hutton (born August 16, 1960) is an American Academy Award-winning           
actor the youngest ever to win the award for Best Supporting Actor at the age           
of 20. Hutton received the award for his performance as Conrad Jarrett in               
Ordinary People (1980), the Oscar-winning directorial debut of Robert Redford.           
Hutton was born in Malibu, California. His mother, Maryline Adams (nee Poole),           
was a teacher and ran a small publishing company, while his father was actor Jim         
Hutton (star of NBC TV's Ellery Queen). Hutton attended Fairfax High School and         
Berkeley High School, and made his acting debut in 1965, playing a small role in         
the film Never Too Late, which starred his father.                                       
Since winning the Oscar and the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year -           
Actor for Ordinary People, Hutton has gone on to numerous popular roles in               
feature films and television. He starred as detective Archie Goodwin in the A&E         
TV series A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001-2002), and also served as an executive             
producer and directed several episodes of the critically acclaimed series. His           
other directing credits include the family film Digging to China (1998). He             
acted in the TV miniseries WW3 (2001), and in 2006 he had a lead role in the NBC         
series Kidnapped, playing Conrad Cain, the wealthy father of a kidnapped                 
One of the owners of the venerable New York City restaurant and bar P. J. Clarke's,     
Timothy Hutton became president of the prestigious Players Club in 2003.