He attended the University of Southern California (USC). He attended Fred C. Beyer High School in Modesto, California. In college he was a competitive swimmer. Won the Young Hollywood Award in 2000 for his role as bad boy in the feature film "Go". His last name is pronounced "Ol-uh-fint".
Timothy Olyphant Quotes About "Deadwood": "The fact is, this job is always fun, always a good time, but it's not that often that you can be as proud of it as I am of this experience. We just had a great time making it too."