Why Is Geoff Pierson Famous?

Geoff Pierson is a professional actor from the United States who is known for his numerous starring roles in the television series Ryan’s Hope, Grace Under Fire alongside Katie Holmes and Armie Hammer, Unhappily Ever After, and several other television and film appearances. He has won the heart of millions of fans with his several Broadway and television performances.

Quick Info 
Full NameGeoff Pierson
Date of Birth16th June, 1949
Birth PlaceIllinois state , United States
ParentsHelen Pierson and Roy Pierson.
SpouseCarolyn Timmins
Height6ft 1in
Body MeasurementUnknown
Age71 years
Net Worth$ 3 million


Where was Geoff born and raised?

Pierson was born on 16th June of 1949 in an Illinois state of United States. He is currently 71 years old turning 72 in June of 2021. He grew up in a Roman Catholic family with his mother Helen Pierson while his father is an entrepreneur, Roy Pierson.

Geoff Pierson’s nationality is American and belongs to the ethnicity white. His sexual orientation is straight and he has Gemini as his birth sign.

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Where did Pierson go to School?

Pierson received his education from New Tier High School in Winnetka’s Sacred Heart Parish. He then graduated from Fordham University with Bachelor’s degree in Arts. He further finished completed his Master’s degree from Yale School of Drama.


Body Measurement

Geoff Pierson’s height is 6 feet 1 inch which is 1.85 meters. He has an average body build He has brown hair and blue eyes.


Who is Geoff Peirson married to?

Geoff Pierson is currently committed to Canadian actress, Carolyn Timmins. They tied their knot in 1998 and now are blessed with a daughter named Emma and a son, Michael Pierson.

Pierson had previously tied his knot with Catherine Daly in 1971. During their almost 20 years of marriage, the couple had 2 daughters and a son. Their divorce was finalized in 1991.

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Social Media

Unfortunately, Pierson is not a social media user. However, there are a couple of fan accounts by his name on Instagram and Twitter.


How did Pierson start his Career?

Geoff Pierson landed his first film role in 1995 as Dr. Wilson in Two Bits. Since then, he has appeared in several films like Behind Enemy Lines, D-War, Already Dead alongside Vera Farmiga, and Louriza Tronco, Changeling, get Smart.

He made a breakthrough in his career landing the main role in his first television appearance in Texas as Detective Donovan in 1980.


 In 2011, he portrayed the character of A. Mitchell Palmer in the biographical film, J. Edgar. Pierson hasn’t able to land the lead role in films yet however, his major film appearances are God Bless America, Jack, and Jill, Revenge of the Green Dragons, Rules Don’t Apply, and others.


Television Shows

Pierson gained public attention one after another with his hit appearances in the series, Ryan’s Hope where he portrayed the character of Frank Ryan. He then appeared in Days of Our lives as Barnet Gillespie in 1989. In 1994, he landed another main role in an American sitcom, Grace Under Fire where he appeared as Jimmy Kelly and another breakthrough with Unhappy Ever After in 1995.

Pierson further made major appearances in series like That ‘80s Show, The West Wing, 24, Dexter, Designated Survivor, and so on.



Pierson is popularly known for his Broadway play, Tricks Of The Trade. He then continued his appearance in several theatrical plays like Measure For Measure, A Streetcar Named Desire, Ryan’s Hope, Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed The Plough, and others.



In 1995, Pierson was nominated with Q Award for Specialty Player after his appearance in the comedy romance series, Grace Under Fire.

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What is the Current Net worth of Pierson?

Geoff Pierson has an estimated net worth of 3 million dollars as of 2021. He has able to accumulate all his wealth from his acting career. It came to know that Pierson earns about 60 thousand to 320 thousand dollars per year. With his continuous film and television appearances, we believe he will be making more in the coming years.


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