Born in Queens, New York, but splitting time growing up between Newark, Delaware and Avondale, Pennsylvania, Tim Carr started out doing radio for various stations in the local area.
From radio, he moved on to TV, scoring a very small but recurring role on NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" from there, he began doing small parts in several films and TV shows, elevating to leading man status with Lionsgate's "Killer Instinct" and spending the next few years working alongside talent such as Holly Hunter, Jennifer Connelly, Sydney Pollack and Robert DeNiro. Also at this time, he appeared in several commercials which were filmed and have aired all over the world.
On a break from filming a pilot for Fox, Tim put together a short film, he wrote, starred and directed in "The Wrong Fortune Cookie". This film played everywhere from New York to Los Angeles to London to Banglapore, India, and received great reviews and was even applauded by industry film site "Ain't It Cool News". During a screening of "The Wrong Fortune Cookie"
Tim was offered a role in a very edgy and quirky film called "13th Grade"
After appearing in Delaware filmmaker JJ Garvine's "13th Grade", Tim was given a role by Sylvester Stallone in his hit film "Rocky Balboa". At the very same time, Tim was nominated for a screen writing award at the "Hypefest" film festival in Hollywood for his screenplay "A Deeper Shade of Soul" and also wrote a pilot that went to 2 major networks called "Life Won't Wait". With years of working with Hollywood legends and experience in television, stage and film, Tim decided to put himself to the test and wrote, directed and played the lead role in the feature film, "Leaf" a bio pic on infamous NFL quarterback, Ryan Leaf.
With "Leaf" doing incredibly well at test screenings all over the country, as well as some solid award buzz surrounding "Leaf", Tim immediately took various roles in films such as "Down With The Boogey," and "Safe" opposite Chris Sarandon and Jason Statham. Adding various stage roles in New York City and beyond to his repertoire, Tim continues to be among the hardest working talents around.
Name: Tim Carr
Known for: Rocky Balboa
BirthDay: 25, May ,1976