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From Ordinary People to Leverage, look back at Timothy Hutton's most memorable roles

Shaun Harrison
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Leverage (2008-present)

Hutton stars in this TNT action drama as Nate Ford, the leader of a team of cons who seek justice for their clients by ripping off the wealthy and powerful people who have taken advantage of those clients in the past.
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Friendly Fire (1979)

Hutton's first major role came alongside Carol Burnett and Ned Beatty in this TV movie about a family searching for answers when their son is killed by friendly fire in Vietnam. Hutton was the dead soldier's brother.
3 of 11 CBS/The KObal Collection

Young Love, First Love (1979)

Hutton starred opposite Valerie Bertinelli in this made-for-TV movie about the first romance of a couple with disparate backgrounds.
4 of 11 Paramount/The Kobal Collection

Ordinary People (1980)

Hutton played Conrad Jarrett, a teenager from an affluent family who attempts suicide after his older brother dies in a boating accident. At 20, Hutton won both a Golden Globe and an Oscar for the performance.
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A Long Way Home (1981)

As Donald Branch Booth, Hutton portrayed a young man who was abandoned by his parents and sets out to find his siblings. Rosanna Arquette co-starred.
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Taps (1981)

Hutton starred as Brian Moreland, the leader of cadets who take over their military academy to keep condo developers from destroying the school. Sean Penn and Tom Cruise co-starred.
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The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

Reteaming with Sean Penn, Hutton filled the role of Christopher Boyce, the real-life young man who sold U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union with the help of friend Daulton Lee (Penn).
8 of 11 George Etienne/20th Century Fox/The Kobal Collection

French Kiss (1995)

Hutton portrayed Charlie, a Toronto doctor who plans to marry Kate (Meg Ryan) after he returns from a business trip but instead runs off with another woman.
9 of 11 Miramax/Beuna Vista/The Kobal Collection

Beautiful Girls (1996)

In this film about a group of friends coming back together for their high school reunion, Hutton played Willie Conway, a pianist who moved to New York. While back at home, he has a flirtation with his neighbor, 13-year-old Marty (Natalie Portman).
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WW 3 (2001)

Hutton starred in this made-for-TV movie as FBI agent Larry Sullivan, who must rely on an old friend for help when terrorists release a biological weapon in the United States. Vanessa L. Williams co-starred.
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Kidnapped (2006)

Hutton teamed with Dana Delany as a wealthy New York couple whose son, Leopold, is abducted.