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Michael O'Neill

Highest Rated:   94% Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Lowest Rated:   4% The Mod Squad (1999)
Birthday:   Not Available
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Thespian Michael O'Neill grew up in Montgomery, AL, and attended nearby Auburn University as an economics major, then took his first steps toward professional acting work with a move to New York and on-stage roles at Playwrights Horizons. During the '80s, '90s, and 2000s, O'Neill divided his time, more or less equally, between stage, screen, and television; in all of these venues, the actor specialized in portrayals of gently authoritative yet warm and genial everyman types, such as kind fathers, school psychologists, and small-town physicians. Features in which O'Neill appeared included Ghost Story (1981), The Sunchaser (1996), Traffic (2000), and Transformers (2007); memorable television roles include contributions to The West Wing (as the head of presidential detail), 24, and Boston Public.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Grim Sleeper
  • Actor
2014
89% The Punk Singer
  • Actor
2013
94% Dallas Buyers Club
  • Richard Barkley
2013
No Score Yet The Grammar of Happiness
  • Director
2012
43% J. Edgar
  • Senator McKellar
2011
53% Green Zone
  • Colonel Bethel
2010
No Score Yet Flying Lessons
  • Chief Dobbs
2010
No Score Yet A Quiet Little Marriage
  • Bruce
2008
81% Nothing But the Truth
  • CIA Director
2008
57% Transformers
  • Tom Simmons
2007
28% Around the Bend
  • Cowboy
2004
No Score Yet American Crime
  • Actor
2004
59% Secondhand Lions
  • Ralph
2003
77% Seabiscuit
  • Mr. Pollard
2003
30% Dreamcatcher
  • Gen. Matheson
2003
50% The Emperor's Club
  • Producer
2002
92% Traffic
  • Lawyer Rodman
2000
43% The Legend of Bagger Vance
  • O.B. Keeler
2000
4% The Mod Squad
  • Greene
1999
80% Dancer, Texas Pop. 81
  • Mr. Lusk
1998
No Score Yet Standoff
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet Host
  • Actor
1998
17% The Sunchaser
  • Agt. Moreland
1996
60% Norma Jean and Marilyn
  • Mr. Kimmel
1996
11% Bushwhacked
  • Jon Jordan
1995
No Score Yet Beyond Betrayal
  • Ray Pasquerello
1994
No Score Yet Blind Justice
  • Spencer Hayman
1994
94% Lorenzo's Oil
  • School Psycologist
1992
39% Jennifer 8
  • Serato
1992
14% The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
  • Jergens
1992
No Score Yet For Their Own Good
  • Clark Thompson
1992
No Score Yet An Unremarkable Life
  • Actor
1989
77% Sea of Love
  • Raymond Brown
1989
No Score Yet Gore-Met Zombie Chef from Hell
  • Actor
1987
35% Ghost Story
  • Churchill
1981
No Score Yet Joyride
  • Henderson's Assistant
1977

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
  • Jerry Wilkinson
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Sheriff Nelson
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
  • Riley McCallister
92% Fringe
2008-2013
  • Sheriff Velchik
No Score Yet Ally McBeal
1997-2002
  • Dr. Bernard Colbert
65% Vegas
2012-2013
  • Mayor Ted Bennett
89% FlashForward
2009-2010
  • Director Keller
90% Sons of Anarchy
2008-2014
  • Voice
  • Judge Anthony Franklin
No Score Yet The West Wing
1999-2006
  • Butterfield Ron Butterfield
No Score Yet The Pretender
1996-2000
  • Harrigan
0% Miami Medical
2010
  • Bruce Kaye
No Score Yet Lincoln Heights
2007-2009
  • Captain
95% Battle Creek
2015
  • Councilman Pritchett
76% Extant
2014-2015
  • Alvin Sparks
91% Bates Motel
2013
  • Nick Ford
71% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Gary Clark
No Score Yet The X-Files
1993-2016
  • Patrol Captain
No Score Yet Prison Break
2005-2009
  • Herb Stanton
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Warren Cousins
No Score Yet Ghost Whisperer
2005-2010
  • Male Ghost
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
  • Det. Yarbough
Boston Legal
2004-2008
  • Dr. Robert McLean
96% Rectify
2013
  • Sen. Roland Foulkes
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Boyd Keene
87% 24
2001-2014
  • Richard Walsh
No Score Yet Necessary Roughness
2011-2013
  • Hank Griffin

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