Dan Sullivanplayed by Timothy Hutton
The head coach of the Leyland basketball team, Dan Sullivan embodies the values he espouses to his players: honesty and fidelity. His close, paternal role to the team is shaken when accusations of sexual assault surface. As he turns to his wife, Steph, and daughter, Becca, for support during this increasingly difficult period, the moral standards he’s set for others may be too rigid for even those closet to him to abide by.
After winning an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Los Angeles Film Critics Association award for his performance in Robert Redford’s Ordinary People, Timothy Hutton went on to star in numerous films including Taps, Daniel, The Falcon & the Snowman, Made in Heaven, Q&A, The General’s Daughter, French Kiss, Beautiful Girls, Sunshine State, Kinsey, Secret Window, The Good Shepherd and Lymelife.
Additional feature credits include co-starring in John Krasinski’s directorial debut, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer, Jonathan Liebesman’s The Killing Room opposite Chloe Sevigny, Cheryl Hines’s Serious Moonlight with Meg Ryan and Kristen Bell, and Broken Hill, directed by Dagen Merrill.
As a member of New York’s Circle Repertory Co., Hutton originated the lead role in the Broadway Production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss and starred in Babylon Gardens. He also appeared in the Los Angeles stage production of The Oldest Living Graduate, a role he later reprised for a live broadcast on NBC. Hutton directed Nicole Burdette’s Busted for the New York-based theater company Naked Angels.
On television, Hutton starred in A Long Way Home, for which he received another Golden Globe nomination, produced and starred in Showtime’s Mr. & Mrs. Loving, played the title role in the acclaimed Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within, co-starred in the docudrama WW3 and was the executive producer, director, music supervisor and star of A&Es critically acclaimed series of movies based on Rex Stout’s famed detective novels, Nero Wolfe. Additionally, Hutton starred in the hit TNT series LEVERAGE.
Working behind the camera, Hutton has directed a number of music videos, including Drive by the Cars, Not Enough Love by Don Henley and the Neil Young Concert Film Freedom. He also directed an episode of Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories titled Grandpa’s Ghost, which was adapted from a story he wrote. His feature film directorial debut, Digging to China, starring Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson and Evan Rachel Wood, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to standing ovations.
Next up, Hutton can be seen starring in John Ridley’s gripping new drama American Crime,opposite Felicity Huffman on the ABC Television Network.