Sam Robards, born December 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA, is an actor. He plays Tim Feeny in Treme. He is a recurring guest star in the third season and debuts in the season premiere "Knock with Me - Rock with Me". He has been active since 1982 and has also appeared in the films American Beauty (1999), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Life as a House (2001), and Awake (2007). He has had recurring roles in the series The West Wing, Gossip Girl, and Maximum Bob. He has guest starred in the series Sex and the City, Blue Bloods, and The Good Wife.