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Boris McGiver


Boris McGiver is an American actor born in Upstate New York to second generation Ukranian and Irish parents (Shmigelsky and McGiver). He is best known at the moment for Tom Hammerschmidt in "House of Cards", Hersh in "Person of Interest", Marimow in "The Wire", "Lincoln", "Turn", "Taxi", "John Adams", as well as a slew of others. He came to acting... See full bio »

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Known For

One Life to Live
One Life to Live Michael Mahoney (1997)
(1968)
Lincoln
Lincoln Alexander Coffroth
(2012)
House of Cards
House of Cards Tom Hammerschmidt
(2013-2017)
Taxi
Taxi Franklin
(2004)

Filmography

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 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Series)
Sy
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Sy
 2016/I Josephine
Tally Simpson
 2015 Flesh and Bone (TV Mini-Series)
Maxwell Kensington
- Reconnaissance (2015) ... Maxwell Kensington
 2015 The Mother (Short)
Sandro Russo
 2015 Allegiance (TV Series)
- Teamwork (2015)
 2015 Forever (TV Series)
Vance
- The Night in Question (2015) ... Vance
 2014 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series)
Reverend Tallmadge
- Against Thy Neighbor (2014) ... Reverend Tallmadge
 2012-2014 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Hersh / George Hersh
- 4C (2014) ... Hersh
- Aletheia (2014) ... Hersh
- Lethe (2013) ... Hersh
 2013 A Poet Long Ago (Short)
Malloy
 2013 Killing Kennedy (TV Movie)
FBI Agent
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Trevor Holt
- No Regrets (2013) ... Trevor Holt
 2012 Lincoln
Alexander Coffroth
 2012 Damages (TV Series)
Killer
- I Love You, Mommy (2012) ... Killer
 2012 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Lt. Lewis Martin
- Blind Alleys (2012) ... Lt. Lewis Martin
 2011 The Green
Phillip
 2011 Homefront (Video Game)
Brooks (voice)
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Eric Dorfman
- Fleas (2010) ... Eric Dorfman
 1992-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Jerry Gans / Hjalmar Forskerskoler / Desk Clerk / ...
- Fed (2009) ... Jerry Gans
- Coming Down Hard (2004) ... Hjalmar Forskerskoler
- Discord (1993) ... Desk Clerk
- Forgiveness (1992) ... Alan
 2005-2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Lou Cardinale / Larry Chapel
- All In (2009) ... Lou Cardinale
- Grow (2005) ... Larry Chapel
 2009 Taking Woodstock
Doug
 2008 The Clique (Video)
Isaac
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Goddard
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series)
Scott Jasper
- Pilot (2008) ... Scott Jasper
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Patrick
- The Fighting Irish (2007) ... Patrick
 2007/I Dark Matter
Reverend Hollings
 2006 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Greene
- Number One with a Bullet (2006) ... Greene
- Pilot (2006) ... Greene
 2006 The Pink Panther
Vainqueur
 2005 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Captain Kent
- Sensitivity (2005) ... Captain Kent
 2004/I Taxi
Franklin
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Mr. Sheridan
- Three Boys and a Gun (2004) ... Mr. Sheridan
 2004 Connie and Carla
Tibor
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Cop
- Flawed Heroes (2003) ... Cop
 2001 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Dr. Early
- Episode #1.11437 (2001) ... Dr. Early
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
Dan
- Kim's Hope Chest (2000) ... Dan
 1999 Jesus' Son
Max
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Opening - Man on Street
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
Carl Chechik
- Pilot (1998) ... Carl Chechik
 1998 Witness to the Mob (TV Movie)
Agent #3
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Sadovsky
- Pipeline (1998) ... Sadovsky
 1996 The Associate
Plaza Reporter
 1994 Little Odessa
Ivan
 1987 Ironweed
Clerk
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Michael Mahoney (1997)

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Other Works:

: He played "Earl Hill" in "Book of Days", a play by 'Lanford Wilson' (Signature Theater Co., New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Trivia:

Son of John McGiver See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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