Born Jesse Edwards James and the son of the notorious western outlaw Jesse James.
As a young man he went by the name Tim Edwards to conceal his notorious family relationships. Even as an adult, the nickname "Tim" stuck.
He was an attorney who lived, and practiced law, in Los Angeles.
He produced and starred in two films, both made in 1921 where he played the part of Jesse James...
Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921) .... Jesse James
Jesse James Under the Black Flag (1921) .... Himself/Jesse James