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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 for playing Tom Hammerschmidt in House of Cards (2013), Hersh in Person of Interest (2011), Marimow in The Wire (2002), with roles in Lincoln (2012), "TURN: Washington's Spies" (2014)_, _Taxi (2004)... See full bio »

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Known For

Taxi Franklin
(2004)
Person of Interest Hersh / George Hersh
(2012-2014)
Boardwalk Empire Sheriff Jacob Lindsay / Sheriff
(2014)
The Pink Panther Vainqueur
(2006)

Filmography

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 2018/III Love (Short) (completed)
The Father
 2013-2018 House of Cards (TV Series)
Tom Hammerschmidt
- Chapter 66 (2018) ... Tom Hammerschmidt
- Chapter 65 (2017) ... Tom Hammerschmidt
- Chapter 64 (2017) ... Tom Hammerschmidt
- Chapter 63 (2017) ... Tom Hammerschmidt
- Chapter 62 (2017) ... Tom Hammerschmidt
 2017 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Tobias Reuther
- Ilyas Surkov (No. 54) (2017) ... Tobias Reuther
 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 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Sheriff Jacob Lindsay / Sheriff
- Friendless Child (2014) ... Sheriff Jacob Lindsay
- King of Norway (2014) ... Sheriff Jacob Lindsay
- Cuanto (2014) ... Sheriff Jacob Lindsay
- What Jesus Said (2014) ... Sheriff Jacob Lindsay
- The Good Listener (2014) ... Sheriff Jacob Lindsay
 2014 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series)
Reverend Nathaniel Tallmadge
- The Battle of Setauket (2014) ... Reverend Nathaniel Tallmadge
- Against Thy Neighbor (2014) ... Reverend Nathaniel Tallmadge
 2012-2014 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Hersh / George Hersh
- Deus Ex Machina (2014) ... George Hersh
- A House Divided (2014) ... George Hersh
- 4C (2014) ... Hersh
- Aletheia (2014) ... Hersh
- Lethe (2013) ... Hersh
 2013-2014 White Collar (TV Series)
Section Chief Bruce Hawes
- Live Feed (2014) ... Section Chief Bruce Hawes
- At What Price (2013) ... Section Chief Bruce Hawes
 2013 A Poet Long Ago (Short)
Malloy
 2013 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series)
Eddie Landers
- The Second Time Around (2013) ... Eddie Landers
- I Heard a Rumor (2013) ... Eddie Landers
 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
- But You Don't Do That Anymore (2012) ... 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
- Join or Die (2008) ... 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 The Wire (TV Series)
Lt. Charles Marimow
- That's Got His Own (2006) ... Lt. Charles Marimow
- Misgivings (2006) ... Lt. Charles Marimow
- Corner Boys (2006) ... Lt. Charles Marimow
- Alliances (2006) ... Lt. Charles Marimow
- Refugees (2006) ... Lt. Charles Marimow
 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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Originated the Broadway role of Ted, (the father) in WarHorse at Lincoln Center Theater See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Was accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Class of 1984, but ultimately did not attend. Space flight remains his lifelong romance. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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