NICE BOY OF THE WEEK: Tim Rozon
Our Nice Boy this week is Tim Rozon. If you are watching Wynonna Earp along with us each week (and if you aren’t you should be) then you know who Tim is. His portrayal of Doc Holliday in the Syfy show is mesmerizing. Tim has the right amount of swagger you would expect from an infamous cowboy and couples it with a vulnerability, making this character so much fun to watch.
Canadian born in 1976 Tim started out modeling before moving into acting and restauranteering. Is that a word? It should be. He has appeared in a number of my favorite shows from a guest spot on Rookie Blue to a stint on Lost Girl and Being Human.
Be sure to catch him on Wynonna Earp Friday’s at 10/9c on Syfy
In the mean time we were given the opportunity to ask him a few questions. Check out his answers below.
Q. What is Doc’s best quality?
His best quality is his ability to read people so well. I think the fact that he used to be a professional card shark makes him very aware of what’s happening with people and his surroundings at all times. I also always think he finds a nice balance between flirting with madness and surrendering to kindness. This of course is all a testament to the amazing writing and character development of Emily Andras and her team. They give my character such gold every episode.
Q. I read you did a lot of research into the character – did you find out anything particularly interesting or surprising?
He actually never killed that many people. Maybe one. Maybe. It’s strange because people hear the name Doc Holliday and they automatically think “stone cold killer.” That is historically inaccurate – from what I read anyway.
Q. If IMDB is correct you are part owner of a restaurant. How did you get into that?
Since I was a teenager, I was always involved in the restaurant business to some degree. So when the opportunity to open my own place presented itself, I took it. I’m very lucky to have amazing partners and an incredible staff that make the restaurants so truly special. I never would have opened anything if it wasn’t for the other people involved. They’re amazing.
Q. You also play Mutt Schitt in Schitt’s Creek. Is it hard to hold it together with so many funny people in the cast? Who breaks character most often?
To be honest, I find acting in comedy to be hard. True comedians have it down to a science. Eugene Levy, Chris Elliot and Catherine O’Hara are legends. Watching them create what they do is an honor. Most of my material is with Annie Murphy and she’s just my favorite. She’s so humble and actually cracks me up the most because she doesn’t even know when she’s being funny. Which is…well, funny! 🙂
Q. Favorite charity?
The Red Cross, particularly in and around Fort McMurray. We film Wynonna Earp in Alberta so my heart goes out to the great people of that beautiful province.
Q. What’s the nicest thing a fan has ever done for you?
So many things. People are amazing. Fan letters are so full of support – it’s humbling. I couldn’t say I have a favorite. At the end of the day, you just really want people to like what you do and when they do, it’s the best feeling in the world.