Daly and his wife, Amy Van Nostrand, divorced after 26 years in 2010.James Timothy Daly (born March 1, 1956) is an American actor and producer.Actress Téa Leoni and boyfriend Tim Daly made their first red carpet appearance as a couple on Saturday at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C., hitting the event with veteran journalist Bob Schieffer and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.He dreamed about a sports or music career and also considered becoming a doctor or a lawyer, but finally decided to become an actor.Daly started his professional acting career when he appeared in a 1978 adaptation of Peter Shaffer's play Equus.Davis and Bus Stop by William Inge at Trinity Square Repertory, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams at the Santa Fe Festival Theatre, A Knife in the Heart and A Study in Scarlet at the Williamstown Playhouse, and Paris Bound at the Berkshire Theatre Festival.During this time, Daly also starred in the CBS television miniseries I'll Take Manhattan as Toby Amberville.
Daly reprised his role as Superman in an animated remake of the trailer for the 2013 film Man of Steel by the Hub Network to celebrate the release of the film and to promote the network's upcoming marathon of Superman episodes. Movies produced through the company include Edge of America, which won a Peabody Award and a Humanitas Prize, and Daly's directing debut, the independent film Bereft.
His first leading film role was in the film Diner, directed by Barry Levinson, in which he shared screen time with actors including Kevin Bacon and Mickey Rourke.
Starring roles soon followed in Alan Rudolph's feature, Made in Heaven, the American Playhouse production of The Rise & Rise of Daniel Rocket, and the CBS dramatic series, Almost Grown created by David Chase.
Since 2014, he has portrayed Henry Mc Cord, husband of the titular character, on the CBS drama Madam Secretary. Daly began his professional career while a student at Vermont's Bennington College, where he studied Theatre and Literature, in which he now holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, and acted in summer stock.
He graduated from college in 1979, and returned to New York to continue studying acting and singing.