Alexis Knief

Alexis Knief

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Updated On June 20, 2022
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Alexis Knief is recognized as the wife of actor Timothy Olyphant. Timothy Olyphant is known for the films Scream 2, Go, A Man Apart, Damages, and more.

Early life

On January 1, 1970, Alexis Knief was born in the United States. As of now, she is 52 years old. Regarding her education, Alexis went to the University of Southern California. Besides that, she has kept every detail related to her early life behind the curtain.


Alexis Knief’s professional career is not known but, she is known as the wife of Timothy Olyphant. In 1995, Timothy got his first role in a ‘WB’ TV. Thus, it was a pilot based on the ‘ABC private detective series ’77 Sunset Strip.’
Finally, he made his stage debut with the ‘Playwrights Horizons production ‘The Monogamist.’ In the ‘off-Broadway, he played the character of Tom Hapgood.  Undoubtedly, the play helped Timothy win the ‘Theatre World Award.’
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Caption: Alexis Knief’s husband with his co-stars. Source: Getty Image

In the one-person play ‘The SantaLand Diaries,’ he got another theatre credit. This time in the play he portrayed David Sedaris. Moreover, his character is a popular American humorist, comedian, author, and radio contributor. The play was based on one of David’s literary works, staged at Atlantic Theater Company.
In addition, in 1996, he made his big-screen debut in the comedy ‘The First Wives Club.
Hence, he made his TV debut, as ‘Scooby’ in an episode of the ‘CBS’ crime drama ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith.’ He appeared in the ‘HBO western series ‘Deadwood, from 2004 to 2006.
Furthermore, he played the role of Seth Bullock. His character was the late Canadian–American Western sheriff, hardware store owner, and US Marshal. Fortunately, he and the rest of the cast a ‘Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2019, he served as an executive producer in  ‘Deadwood.

More about career

In the 2007 action thriller Hitman, he played a protagonist-turned-antagonist, ‘Agent 47. And, his character was a genetically developed assassin clone. Thus, it was created from the combination of the DNA of the world’s most dangerous criminals. Moving on, he played ‘Nick,’ a hiker claiming to be an Iraq War veteran. Also, he landed the lead role of ‘Dick, in 2009.
Similarly, he landed in the role of Raylan Givens,’ a Deputy US Marshal from the ‘FX’ crime drama ‘Justified.’ From 2010 to 2015, he began playing the character, appearing in 78 episodes. Moving on, in a few episodes of shows, he served as the executive producer. As of now, he is seen as ‘Joel Hammond,’ opposite Drew Barrymore. In addition, they are playing the character in the ‘Netflix horror-comedy ‘Santa Clarita Diet.

Personal life

Alexis Knief met Timothy Olyphant when they both were in the University. In 1991, they tied the wedding knot in a private ceremony where only family and close friends were present. Later, in 1999, she gave birth to her daughter, Grace Katherine.

He lost the awards to Kyle Chandler, unfortunately. In an interview, he said, “Well honey, this is it! I’m finally leaving you.” Besides that, Alexis has been very private when it comes to her personal life.

She and her husband have not revealed any data related to their personal life. But, sometimes the couples are seen making appearances in public and spotted by the media too. Also, her husband only made a joke about the separation and there is no possibility of their separation.

Alexis Knief

Caption: Alexis Knief with her husband. Source: Getty Image

Body measurement and Social media

She is very pretty and tall and stands 5 feet 8 inches tall. Also, the celebrity’s wife has short brown hair color and dark brown pairs of beautiful eyes. In addition, she is not active on social media platforms and tends to be very private.

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