Michael Gaston

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Michael Gaston
BornMichael B. Gaston[1]
(1962-11-05) November 5, 1962 (age 52)
Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
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Michael Gaston
BornMichael B. Gaston[1]
(1962-11-05) November 5, 1962 (age 52)
Walnut Creek, California, U.S.

Michael Gaston (born November 5, 1962) is an American film and television actor. He played agent Quinn on the show Prison Break. He appeared as Gray Anderson on the CBS drama series Jericho. He also appeared in the first season of The Sopranos as a compulsive gambler in trouble with Tony. He also has a recurring role in The Mentalist playing Director of CBI Gale Bertram.[2] He portrayed General Tommy Franks in the Oliver Stone film W. Gaston has appeared in over twenty films, including Sudden Death, Ransom, Cop Land, Thirteen Days, The Crucible, Double Jeopardy, High Crimes, Sugar and Body of Lies as well as the cop partner to Jimmy Smits in the movie Bless the Child.

The actor has also had roles in numerous TV dramas, including The Sopranos, The West Wing, Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Fringe, ABC's The Practice, and 24. He has appeared in comedies as well, including Ally McBeal and Malcolm in the Middle.

Gaston was a regular on the CBS series Unforgettable as Det. Mike Costello.

Gaston has had various on and off Broadway roles, including A Day in the Death of Joe Egg on Broadway, Henry V, Landscape of the Body, and Fifty Ways with long time friend Vivienne Benesch.[3]

Gaston is married with two children.


1993The Wedding BanquetJustice of the PeaceAng Lee
The Adventures of Pete & PeteMr. MarkleKatherine DieckmannTV series (1 episode : "Day of the Dot")
1994AmateurSharpshooterHal Hartley
Law & OrderWheelerJames QuinnTV series (1 episode : "Old Friends")
1995New York NewsCharles PowellTV series (1 episode : "The Using Game")
HackersAgent BobIain Softley
Sudden DeathHickeyPeter Hyams
1996New York UndercoverLt. HardingJace AlexanderTV series (1 episode : "Fire Show")
One Life to LiveSpikeTV series (1 episode)
RansomAgent Jack SicklerRon Howard
The CrucibleMarshal HerrickNicholas Hytner
Homicide: Life on the StreetLt. Commander Alex CliftonJean de SegonzacTV series (1 episode : "Control")
1997Cop LandRubinJames Mangold
ProfilerArt BeharTV series (3 episodes)
Law & OrderRon FletcherMatthew PennTV series (1 episode : "Entrapment")
1998Spin CityDetectiveAndy CadiffTV series (1 episode : "Three Men and a Little Lady")
1999The SopranosAlex MahaffeyDavid ChaseTV series (1 episode : "Pilot")
Wayward SonEdgarRandall Harris
Double JeopardyCutterBruce Beresford
Nathan DixonNathan DixonMichael AptedTV movie
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitBuddyLesli Linka GlatterTV series (1 episode : "A Single Life")
JAGMakawayAlan J. LeviTV series (1 episode : "Shakedown")
Law & OrderMr. DelanyRichard DobbsTV series (1 episode : "Harm")
2000Third WatchSergeantChristopher ChulackTV series (1 episode : "Spring Forward, Fall Back")
Now and AgainDeputy MayorSandy Smolan
Vincent Misiano
TV series (2 episodes)
OzZeke BellingerGoran GajićTV series (1 episode : "The Bill of Wrongs")
Bless the ChildDet. Frank BugattiChuck Russell
Cora UnashamedArthur StudevantDeborah PrattTV movie
Thirteen DaysCaptain of USS PierceRoger Donaldson
DeadlineWalterTV series (5 episodes)
2001The $treetJerryJohn David ColesTV series (1 episode : "Junk Bonds")
100 Centre StreetDetective SegerJohn O'ConnellTV series (1 episode : "A Shot in the Dark")
EdFrank KerwinKevin DowlingTV series (1 episode : "Exceptions")
Law & OrderMajor Jim WymanDon Scardino (2)TV series (1 episode : "White Lie")
2002High CrimesMaj. Lucas WaldronCarl Franklin
Ally McBealMark HoraceArlene SanfordTV series (2 episodes)
Far from HeavenStan FineTodd Haynes
The PracticeRoland HubertJeannot SzwarcTV series (1 episode : "The Cradle Will Rock")
2003EdFrank KerwinTimothy BusfieldTV series (1 episode : "Frankie")
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitMalcolm FieldJuan J. CampanellaTV series (1 episode : "Damaged")
John DoeGary MurchisonBryan SpicerTV series (1 episode : "Family Man")
HackClaymorePhilip SgricciaTV series (1 episode : "Hidden Agenda")
2004The GuardianCoach Steve BernardoNancy MaloneTV series (1 episode : "Legacy")
NCISMajor DoughertyPeter EllisTV series (1 episode : "One shot, one kill")
Malcolm in the MiddleMelKen KwapisTV series (1 episode : "Softball")
The West WingEric HaydenLlewellyn WellsTV series (1 episode : "Eppur Si Muove")
Without a TraceGeorge StanleyTim MathesonTV series (1 episode : "Legacy")
Mind the GapPriestEric Schaeffer
CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationRick ChilsonRob BaileyTV series (1 episode : "Bad Words")
JAGCol. Lewis AtwaterBradford MayTV series (1 episode : "This Just in from Baghdad")
2005RunawayJesse AdlerTim McCann
Blind JusticeLt. Gary FiskTV series (13 episodes)
The Notorious Bettie PageMr. GaughanMary Harron
StaySheriff KennellyMarc Forster
Prison BreakQuinnDwight H. Little
Jesús Salvador Treviño
TV series (2 episodes)
2006Out ThereWayneDavid Wike
Lonely HeartsD.A. HuntTodd Robinson
BrotherhoodMr. SpeakerTV series (4 episodes)
2006-2008JerichoGray AndersonTV series (20 episodes)
2008SugarStu SuttonAnna Boden
Ryan Fleck
ERRickChristopher Chulack (2)TV series (1 episode : "The Chicago Way")
HomeHermanMary Haverstick
Body of LiesHolidayRidley Scott
W.General Tommy FranksOliver Stone
2009Law & OrderPete GardnerJean de Segonzac (3)TV series (1 episode : "Bailout")
NumbersGil FisherKen SanzelTV series (1 episode : "The Fifth Man")
FringeSanford HarrisTV series (4 episodes)
Saving GraceCharlie HudsonMillicent SheltonTV series (1 episode : "Am I Going to Lose Her?")
U.S. AttorneyDouglas G. SmithMimi LederTV movie
White CollarThompsonBronwen HughesTV series (1 episode : "Pilot")
Hurricane SeasonCoach Frank LandonTim Story
Raising the BarJesse Bochco
Jeannot Szwarc (2)
TV series (2 episodes)
Last of the NinthLt. John 'the rug' WhiteCarl Franklin (2)TV movie
201024General David BruckerMilan Cheylov
Brad Turner
TV series (2 episodes)
InceptionImmigration OfficerChristopher Nolan
RubiconDonald BloomTV series (4 episodes)
TerriersBen ZeitlinTV series (4 episodes)
2007-2012DamagesRoger KastleTV series (8 episodes)
2011-2012UnforgettableMike CostelloTV series (22 episodes)
2012Big MiraclePorter BeckfordKen Kwapis (2)
2009-2013Mad MenBurt PetersonTV series (4 episodes)
2010-2013The MentalistGale BertramTV series (17 episodes)
2012-2013Last ResortBarton SinclairTV series (5 episodes)
2013The AmericansAgent BartholomewGavin O'ConnorTV series (1 episode : "Pilot")
2014ElementaryKurt YoderLucy LiuTV series (1 episode : "Paint It Black")
Turn: Washington's SpiesGeneral ScottTV series (5 episodes)
How to Get Away with MurderHenry WilliamsTV series
The LeftoversDeanTV series
Chicago P.D.The WardenTV series


  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At Ancestry.com
  2. ^ Gencarelli, Mike (September 19, 2011). "Interview with Michael Gastonhttp". http://www.mediamikes.com. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ Cadle, Jessie (July 27, 2012). "Guest artists share relationships on stage and off in ‘Fifty Ways’". The Chautauquan Daily. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 

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