Titus Welliver Biography
Titus Welliver is an American actor best known for his roles as Man in Black in Lost, Silas Adams in Deadwood, Jimmy O’Phelan in Sons of Anarchy, and the titular role in Bosch.
Welliver grew raised in the cities of Philadelphia and New York. Initially, he intended to pursue a profession as a painter, but he eventually decided to seek a career as an actor. In the early 1980s, he enrolled at New York University to study drama. Meanwhile, he made ends meet by doing odd jobs. Working as a bartender and a construction worker were among them.
Welliver began his professional acting career in the early 1990s as a theatre student at New York University, appearing in both on-screen and on-stage plays. He appeared in a number of productions, including Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts I and II, as well as ‘American Buffalo.’
His television credits include recurrent appearances on ‘NYPD Blue,’ ‘That’s Life,’ ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ and ‘The Good Wife,’ as well as a semi-recurring position on ‘Deadwood,’ and a prominent role in ‘Brooklyn South.’ In the web television series ‘Bosch,’ he currently plays Detective Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch.
He has also appeared in various television films, including ‘The Day Lincoln Was Shot,’ as well as guest-starring roles on shows like ‘NCIS’ and ‘Law & Order.’ Welliver’s notable film appearances include Dante Marcus in ‘Man on a Ledge,’ an American action thriller, and James Savoy in ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction,’ an American sci-fi action picture.
Titus Welliver Age
How old is Titus Welliver? Titus is 60 years old as of 2022. He was born on March 12, 1962, in New Haven, Connecticut, the United States of America. In addition, Titus celebrates his birthday on March 12th every year.
Titus Welliver Wife
Welliver has married five times throughout his life. His marriages to Heather Wielandt, Hollywood talent agent Dani Sexton, and actress Joanna Heimbold all ended in divorce. His fourth wife, a film producer Elizabeth W. Alexander, died of breast cancer in 2012, leaving him widowed. Titus has two boys with Heimbold and a daughter with Alexander.
Welliver married Jose Stemkens, a former model and Dutch design consultant, in 2014, but the couple divorced in May 2019.
Titus Welliver Family
Welliver was born in the state of Connecticut, in the city of New Haven. Neil Welliver, a landscape painter, was a professor of fine art at Yale University before becoming dean of the Graduate School of Fine Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Welliver’s mother, Norma Cripps, was a fashion designer.
Welliver has experienced loss throughout his life. Ashley Welliver, his younger sister, died as an infant from sudden infant death syndrome in the spring of 1976, and Polly Mudge Welliver, his 38-year-old stepmother, died six months later on October 29 from a strep infection.
Eli Lustman Welliver, his younger brother, was killed by an accidental overdose of heroin during an attempted robbery at a pub near Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in mid-May 1991. Silas Bartley Welliver, his 45-year-old elder brother, died of muscular dystrophy on February 16, 2002.
Titus Welliver Height
Welliver stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 78 Kg.
Titus Welliver Career
Welliver has appeared in a number of films, including The Doors (1991), Mobsters (1991), Mulholland Falls (1996), Rough Riders (1997), Once in a Life (2000), Biker Boyz (2003), Twisted (2004), and Assault on Precinct 13. (2005). He has appeared in filmmaker Ben Affleck’s films Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Town (2010), Argo (2012), and Live by Night (2016). In 2014, he was cast in Michael Bay’s film Transformers: Age of Extinction.
He was one of the stars of the CBS police drama Brooklyn South and had a recurrent role as a doctor on NYPD Blue. Furthermore, Welliver is well-known for his role as Silas Adams in the HBO series Deadwood, which he played on a semi-regular basis.
Welliver starred in two episodes of Prison Break as “The Representative,” in the NBC series Life as Kyle Hollis (a.k.a. Reverend Orson Parker), and in the season five finale of Lost as the “Man in Black,” a role he proceeded to play in the sixth and final season.
In 1999, he played a guy who was “possessed” by a demon in an episode of Touched by an Angel titled “The Occupant.” On Law & Order: SVU in 2002, Welliver played rapist Tom Landricks.
He made his first appearance on FX’s Sons of Anarchy midway through season two, playing Irish gun kingpin Jimmy O’Phelan. In 2009, he began starring in the CBS sitcom The Good Wife as Prosecutor Glenn Childs, a rival of Chris Noth’s character. For the first two seasons of the post-apocalyptic thriller The Last Ship, he played Thorwald, a local warlord fighting underground in a dying world plagued by a global disease.
Welliver stars as the title character in Amazon Studios’ TV series Bosch. The series is based on Michael Connelly’s novels featuring the same-named character. On February 13, 2015, Amazon Prime Video published the first season of the series. On February 13, 2020, the series was renewed for a seventh and final season.
Titus Welliver Net Worth
Welliver has an estimated net worth of $4 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as an actor.
Titus Welliver Movies
- The Doors
- An American Story
- Tick, Tick, Tick
- Zero Tolerance
- Blind Justice Sumner
- Born to Be Wild
- Mulholland Falls
- The Clearing
- Rough Riders
- The Big Fall
- Once in the Life
- Biker Boyz
- Assault on Precinct 13
- Gone Baby Gone
- The Narrows
- The Human Contract
- Other People’s Parties
- Mafia II
- The Town
- Man on a Ledge
- Item 47 Agent
- Promised Land
- Red 2
- Transformers: Age of Extinction
- Poker Night
- Live by Night
- Escape Plan 2: Hades
- An Affair to Die For
- Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One
- Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two