Boris McGiver Bio, Age, Wife, Career, Net Worth, Films, Television Shows

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Boris McGiver Biography

This is what you need to know about Boris McGiver, the American actor who is best known for his roles in projects such as Lincoln, House of Cards, The Wire, Killing Kennedy, and Person of Interest.

In the series House of Cards, McGiver portrayed Tom Hammerschmidt.

Boris McGiver Age

McGiver was born on January 23, 1962, in Cobleskill, New York, U.S. He is 59 years old as of 2021.

Boris McGiver Height

McGiver stands at a height of 6ft 1 ½ (186.7 cm).

Boris McGiver Wife

McGiver is married. His wife is known as Rebecca Lynn Brown. There is no much information concerning the couple’s marriage as when they got married.

Boris McGiver Net Worth

McGiver has an estimated net worth of between $1 million-$2 million.

Boris McGiver Education

McGiver attended the State University of New York, Albany, Ithaca College (BM), as well as New York University (MFA).

Boris McGiver Career

McGiver has revealed how he never wanted to become an actor like his father, actor John McGiver. He said; “I kind of denied it throughout my childhood because my dad was an actor and he was never around.

He had to feed 10 kids, he was always working, so to me, acting was never connected to something good, and I had never realized what an art it was. I thought it was just playtime.”

McGiver would later go on to become an actor and a renowned one for decades. He has played recurring roles like on Boardwalk Empire playing conflicted but ultimately decent Sheriff Lindsay. His other recurring role was on Person of Interest as Hersh, the highly efficient and deadly assassin as well as on The Wire playing the smarmy Lt. Marimow,

He has also guest-starred on The Blacklist, Allegiance, Flesh and Bone, TURN, John Adams, White Collar, and numerous guest spots on Law and Order among many others.

One of his other known roles is on LINCOLN where he played “Coffroth,” the bumbling Democratic member of the House of Representatives who goes head to head with Tommy Lee Jones.

McGiver is also credited for films like Taxi (w/Jimmy Fallon), Connie and Carla, Ironweed, aking Woodstock (Ang Lee, dir.), Dark Matter (w/Meryl Streep), Fur (w/Nicole Kidman), Killing Kennedy, Pink Panther (w/Steve Martin), and many others.

Boris McGiver Films

  • Ironweed
  • Antigone/Rites of Passion
  • Connie and Carla
  • Taxi
  • The Pink Panther
  • The Clique
  • Lincoln
  • Killing Kennedy
  • Point Blank

Television Shows

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  • New York Undercover
  • Trinity
  • As the World Turns
  • Rescue Me
  • The Wire
  • 30 Rock
  • John Adams
  • Damages
  • Person of Interest
  • The Carrie Diaries
  • Blue Bloods
  • House of Cards
  • Turn: Washington’s Spies
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Flesh and Bone
  • Evil
  • Servant
  • For Life
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