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Born: March 12, 1961 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA Profession: actor, bartender, construction worker

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Titus Welliver was an American actor who appeared in dozens of films and TV shows over the course of his 25-plus year acting career, most notably as the star of the Amazon Studios cop drama "Bosch" (Amazon Studios, 2014- ). Born in New Haven, Connecticut and raised in New York and Philadelphia, Welliver was fortunate enough to have had a creative upbringing. His father was a famous landscape artist, while his mother worked as a fashion illustrator, so the Welliver house was always filled with poets, artists and various other creative types when Titus was growing up. Although Welliver initially intended on following in his father's footsteps by becoming a landscape artist, by his late teens he began focusing on a career in acting instead. With that in mind, Welliver packed his bags and moved to New York City. He enrolled in classes at New York's famed HB Acting Studio, and also studied at New York University. After years of honing his craft with non-paid work, Welliver nabbed his first paid acting role with a small part in the Charlie Sheen action drama "Navy Seals" (1990). The following year he landed a small role in Oliver Stone's "The Doors" (1991), and continued nabbing film and TV roles...

Titus Welliver was an American actor who appeared in dozens of films and TV shows over the course of his 25-plus year acting career, most notably as the star of the Amazon Studios cop drama "Bosch" (Amazon Studios, 2014- ). Born in New Haven, Connecticut and raised in New York and Philadelphia, Welliver was fortunate enough to have had a creative upbringing. His father was a famous landscape artist, while his mother worked as a fashion illustrator, so the Welliver house was always filled with poets, artists and various other creative types when Titus was growing up. Although Welliver initially intended on following in his father's footsteps by becoming a landscape artist, by his late teens he began focusing on a career in acting instead. With that in mind, Welliver packed his bags and moved to New York City. He enrolled in classes at New York's famed HB Acting Studio, and also studied at New York University. After years of honing his craft with non-paid work, Welliver nabbed his first paid acting role with a small part in the Charlie Sheen action drama "Navy Seals" (1990). The following year he landed a small role in Oliver Stone's "The Doors" (1991), and continued nabbing film and TV roles throughout the remainder of the decade. Welliver's first big break came in 1997 when he joined the cast of Steven Bochco's short lived cop drama "Brooklyn South" (CBS, 1997-98). The series last for one season, but it wouldn't be the last time Welliver played a cop on TV. Over the next several years Welliver played law enforcement agents on a variety of TV dramas, including "NYPD Blue" (ABC, 1993-2005), "Big Apple" (CBS, 2001) and "Numbers" (CBS, 2005-2010). Then in 2004 Welliver was cast on the HBO period drama "Deadwood" (HBO, 2004-06). He played Silas Adams on the series, which lasted three seasons. Working on "Deadwood" also gave Welliver the opportunity to once again work with the legendary TV writer David Milch (the two had previously worked together on "NYPD Blue"). After "Deadwood" ended its run, Welliver continued working steadily in films and on TV throughout the 2000s and 2010s. In 2014 he returned to familiar territory when he was cast as the LAPD police officer Harry Bosch on the Amazon Studios series "Bosch," which entered its third season in 2017. The previous year, Welliver had the opportunity to work with director Ben Affleck for a fourth time when he was cast in the Prohibition Era crime drama "Live By Night." Up until that point, Welliver had previously appeared in Affleck's "Gone Baby Gone" (2007), "The Town" (2010), and "Argo" (2012).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Live by Night (2016)
2.
 Poker Night (2014)
3.
 Transformers 4 (2014)
4.
 Knife Fight (2013)
5.
 Argo (2012)
6.
 Promised Land (2012)
7.
8.
 Town, The (2010)
9.
 Handsome Harry (2009)
10.
 Narrows, The (2008)
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2000:
Reprised his stage role opposite Laurence Fishburne in "Once in the Life," Fishburne's film adaptation of his play "Riff Raff"
1992:
Guest starred on "L.A. Law" (NBC); first time working for Steven Bochco
1998:
Had featured role as Lewis Paine, the man who attempted to murder the U.S. Secretary of State in 1865, in the TNT movie "The Day Lincoln Was Shot"
2001:
Landed regular role on the CBS police drama "Big Apple"
2001:
Joined the cast of the CBS series "That's Life"
1997:
Played recurring role on the Bochco-produced legal drama "Murder One" (ABC)
1997:
Portrayed B. F. Goodrich in the TNT movie "Rough Riders"
1995:
Co-starred with Laurence Fishburne and Heavy D in the off-Broadway play "Riff Raff," written by Fishburne
1990:
Made first appearance in a mainstream feature, played bit role of a redneck in a bar in "Navy SEALs"
1990:
Made TV debut as Ralph Capone in the TNT movie "The Lost Capone"
2000:
Co-starred as a mobster in the CBS drama "Falcone"
2004:
Had a recurring role as debt collector Silas Adams in the HBO drama "Deadwood"; became a series regular in the second season
1996:
Had recurring role as a police sergeant on the ABC drama "High Incident"
2007:
Appeared in the drama "Gone Baby Gone," written and directed by Ben Affleck
2009:
Played the mysterious Man in Black on ABC's "Lost"
2012:
Acted in the crime thriller "Man on a Ledge" opposite Sam Worthington
2012:
Featured in "Promised Land," directed by Gus van Sant; film co-written by Damon and John Krasinski
2014:
Appeared in Michael Bay's "Transformers: Age of Extinction"
2014:
Played a recurring character on "The Last Ship"
2013:
Played Felix Blake on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
2014:
Appeared in the horror film "Poker Night"
1997:
Made TV series debut as regular as Officer Jake Lowery in Bochco's "Brooklyn South" (CBS)
1991:
Landed first major screen role as Al Capone in "Mobsters"
2009:
Landed a featured role on CBS' "The Good Wife"
2010:
Cast in the ensemble crime drama "The Town"; second film with writer and director Affleck
2012:
Cast in political thriller "Argo," directed by Ben Affleck
2014:
Nabbed the lead role in the detective series "Bosch"
2017:
Appeared in his fourth film with director Ben Affleck, the crime drama "Live by Night"
1995:
Played a recurring role on "NYPD Blue"
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Education

New York University: New York, New York -
HB Studio: New York, New York -

Notes

Welliver is a member of the Naked Angels theater company

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wife:
Joanna Heimbold. Actor. Married on April 19. 1998.

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father:
Neil Welliver. Painter. Noted for his landscapes.
mother:
Norma Welliver. Fashion illustrator.
son:
Eamonn Lorcan Charles Welliver. Born on May 20, 1999.

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