Episode 5-Tim Maculan
On this week’s episode, we sit down with acclaimed actor, Tim Maculan. Most known for his role as Father Jack on the Emmy and Golden Globe award winning, Six Feet Under, Tim shares his philosophies on the art of his craft and what it takes to be a successful working actor in Hollywood today. Tim say’s “Work Begets Work” and based on his amazing and long list of credits, he is absolutely correct! Tim can now be seen reoccurring on Alan Ball’s new HBO series, Here and Now.
Tim Maculan has sustained a career in theater, film, television, voice-overs and commercials for three decades. He is best known for his recurring role of the compassionate “Father Jack” in all five seasons of the award-winning HBO series Six Feet Under and his role of the witty, acerbic “Waiter”, on the award-winning CBS comedy, Cybill. Maculan’s character on Cybill earned him a GLAAD media award nomination in 1998.
Maculan has guest starred in over seventy television shows, including the new HBO series, Here and Now, Starz new Sci-Fi series, Counterpart, Dexter, Grey’s Anatomy, Friends, The Drew Carey Show, Dharma and Greg and the list goes on.
Some of Maculan’s film work includes Entourage (directed by Doug Ellin), Spider-Man 3 (directed by Sam Raimi), Matchstick Men (directed by Ridley Scott) and Duplex (directed by Danny DeVito).
Maculan studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University. He later left Chicago for New York City, where he began his professional acting career. Maculan became a founding member of The Actors Space, Inc. in New York where he appeared in their revival of A HATFUL OF RAIN and a production of FOUND A PEANUT – a show that would launch his career in television when it was remounted in Los Angeles.
Maculan has worked in numerous theaters in Los Angeles and created the role of Ezra Twain in the world premiere of DIVA at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, California, in a national tour of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST as Cogsworth and starred in Gary Garrison’s collection of plays, VERTICALS AND HORIZONTALS at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City.