Hutton has since appeared regularly in feature films and on television, with featured roles in Taps, The Falcon and the Snowman, and The Dark Half, among others.
Both men were convicted of having sold secrets to the Soviet Union.
In a third instance, Daniel (1983), he played the son of fictionalized versions of real-life traitors, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
Timothy Tarquin Hutton is an American actor and director.
He is the youngest actor to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, which he won at the age of 20 for his performance as Conrad Jarrett in Ordinary People (1980).
Timothy Hutton was born in Malibu, California, to Maryline (Poole), a teacher, and actor Jim Hutton (Dana James Hutton).
He set Hollywood ablaze when he burst onto the acting scene in the early 1980s.
After only a small number of significant roles in TV movies, he bagged the part of Conrad in the Robert Redford-directed Ordinary People (1980). He has twice played real-life traitors to the United States.
He played Christopher Boyce in The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) and Aldrich Ames in Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998).
Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2008 Razzie Award nominating ballot.
Nathan Ford (Timothy Hutton) tells someone that he is dressed up as Ellery Queen, the character played by Hutton's father, Jim Hutton in Ellery Queen (1975), the TV show based on a popular mystery book series.
Ford is also wearing the trademark hat worn by Ellery Queen on that show.