Jamie McShane

American actor
Jamie McShane
EducationUniversity of Richmond
Years active1997–present

Jamie McShane is an American actor best known for his roles on Sons of Anarchy, Southland, and Bloodline, and as Agent Jackson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films Thor (2011) and The Avengers (2012). In 2021, he appeared in the crime television series CSI: Vegas. In May of 2022, he played Det. Lankford in the Netflix series, The Lincoln Lawyer.

Early life

Jamie McShane was born and raised in Northern New Jersey with his four siblings. McShane got his BA in English at the University of Richmond in 1988.


McShane has had a long career with many guest and recurring roles on television series such as 24,[1] House,[1] Stalker,[2] Fear the Walking Dead,[3] and The Fosters.[4] His most notable roles are Cameron Hayes in Sons of Anarchy,[5] Sergeant Terry Hill in Southland,[5] and Eric O'Bannon in Bloodline.[6] McShane will also have a recurring role in CSI: Vegas.[7]

McShane's film work includes Gone Girl[8] and Argo.[8]

In October 2016, McShane was given the Maltese Falcon award for his character portrayal of Eric O'Bannon on the TV series Bloodline. The award was given by the Humphrey Bogart Film Festival in Key Largo and presented by Humphrey Bogart's son Stephen.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Macon County Jail Deputy 1
1998 The Census Taker Michael Jacoby Short film
2002 Landspeed Miles Vanover
Go for Broke Detective Ross
Legend of the Phantom Rider Victor
Fine. Ed Short film
2003 The Gidge Father Lonergan
Grand Theft Parsons Radio Announcer
2004 Chasing Daylight Dad Short film
You Are So Going to Hell! Federico
2005 Hostage Joe Mack
Today You Die Vincent Video
2006 Gridiron Gang Referee
2007 Mr. Brooks Crime Lab Technician
Nicky's Birthday Camera Dave
Look Berry Krebbs
2008 Quid Pro Quo Man on Sidewalk
Fragments Stickman
Pride and Glory Lieutenant Fricker
The Haunting of Molly Hartley Laurel's Father
2009 The Disco Principal Dad
2011 Thor Agent Jackson
In My Pocket Jerry
Henry Mark Short film
2012 The Avengers Agent Jackson (Celebration Montage Interviewee)
Argo William J. Daugherty
Flare: The Hunt Burke
2014 50 to 1 Dave Cotey
Nightcrawler Freaked Motorist
Gone Girl Donnelly
The Crop The Man Short film
2017 The Meanest Man in Texas Captain Colt
2018 Gone Are the Days Doctor Jenkins
2019 Togo Scott Allan
2020 Mank Shelly Metcalf


Not yet released Denotes works that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Once and Again Marshal #2 Episode: "Armageddon"
Black Scorpion Charge #2 Episode: "Power Play"
Angel Rebel #2 / Demon 2 episodes
The Division Patrolman #1 Episode: "Virgin Territory"
Six Feet Under Paramedic Episode: "Knock, Knock"
Philly Detective Episode: "Pilot"
Becker Customer Episode: "Really Good Advice"
Star Trek: Enterprise Tactical Crewman Episode: "The Andorian Incident"
2001–2002 NYPD Blue Detective Paul Winslow / Eaton 2 episodes
2001–2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Eddie Vonner / Jeff Berlin 2 episodes
2002 Crossing Jordan Hotel Manager Episode: "Lost and Found"
The X-Files Injured Soldier Episode: "Providence"
Alias C.I.A. Agent Episode: "The Enemy Walks In"
Firefly Man Episode: "Serenity"
2003 Fastlane Officer Burton Episode: "Popdukes"
Tremors Charlie Wilhelm Episode: "Ghost Dance"
ER Josh Rushing Episode: "Finders Keepers"
Monk Iverson, Grounds Keeper Episode: "Mr. Monk Goes Back to School"
Nip/Tuck Father Michael Shannon Episode: "Cara Fitzgerald"
Boomtown Criminologist / CSU 2 episodes
The Handler Police Officer Episode: "Bruno Comes Back"
2003–2004 24 Gerry Whitehorn 6 episodes
2004 Deadwood Ned Mason Episode: "Deadwood"
Dragnet Episode: "Frame of Mind"
The West Wing Dr. Hardin Episode: "Third-Day Story"
Cold Case Leroy Lambert 1985 Episode: "Mind Hunters"
2005 Strong Medicine Immigration official Episode: "Implants, Transplants and Cuban Aunts"
Numb3rs Paul Ballard Episode: "Prime Suspect"
Without a Trace Robert Healy Episode: "Transitions"
Blind Justice Greg Hermanson Episode: "Past Imperfect"
2006 Commander in Chief Andrew Dugan 2 episodes
Close to Home Robert Waters Episode: "Community"
CSI: Miami Timothy Nash Episode: "Death Eminent"
Criminal Minds Peter Chambers Episode: "North Mammon"
2006–2007 The Nine Henry Vartak 5 episodes
2007 Heartland Hal York Episode: "A Beautiful Day"
The ½ Hour News Hour Timothy Cox 12 episodes
K-Ville Deputy Carlsson Episode: "Cobb's Webb"
Women's Murder Club Henry Dow Episode: "The Past Comes Back to Haunt You"
2008 My Name Is Earl Carter O'Dell 2 episodes
The Riches Declan Cassidy Episode: "Trust Never Sleeps"
The Closer Brian Monroe Episode: "Problem Child"
The Mentalist Jack Tanner Episode: "Red Tide"
My Own Worst Enemy Daniel Shaw Episode: "Henry and the Terrible... Day"
2008–2010 Sons of Anarchy Cameron Hayes 12 episodes
2009 Psych Roger Episode: "Six Feet Under the Sea"
The Unit Detective Renner Episode: "Endgame"
Raising the Bar Episode: "I'll Be Down to Get You in a Taxi, Honey"
The Cleaner Episode: "The Things We Didn't Plan"
Dark Blue Frank Episode: "Betsy"
Crash Chuck P.I. Episode: "Always See Your Face"
Lincoln Heights Special Agent Cooper Episode: "Aftershock"
2010 Saving Grace Travis Gabriel Episode: "Hear the Birds?"
House Cpt. McCreaney Episode: "Help Me"
Miami Medical Detective King Episode: "Like a Hurricane"
Chase Episode: "Above the Law"
NCIS Samuel Hayes Episode: "False Witness"
2011 Breakout Kings Xavier Price Episode: "Collected"
Castle Tony 'The Butcher' Valtini Episode: "Heroes and Villains"
2011–2013 Southland Sergeant Terry Hill 19 episodes
2012 Longmire Bill Hoback Episode: "A Damn Shame"
Franklin & Bash Julian Aroyan Episode: "L'affaire Du Coeur"
Breaking Bad Wallace Episode: "Dead Freight"
CSI: NY Mitch Ventri Episode: "Misconceptions"
Grimm Johnny Kreski Episode: "To Protect and Serve Man"
Vegas Davey Cornaro 2 episodes
2013 Ironside Detective Callahan
Touch Mike O'Brien Episode: "Clockwork"
King & Maxwell Ray Martin 2 episodes
Ghost Ghirls Agent Polaski Episode: "Hooker with a Heart of Ghoul"
Welcome to the Family Officer Simon Episode: "The Big RV Adventure"
Cinnamon Girl Mr. Carter TV movie
Killing Kennedy Richard Snyder
The Advocates Detective Murphy
2014 Maron Clint Episode: "White Truck"
2014–2018 The Fosters Donald Jacob 7 episodes
2014–2017 Scorpion Patrick Quinn 5 episodes
2014–2016 Murder in the First M.E. Justin Burnside 19 episodes
2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Luke Davis Episode: "Decaying Morality"
Stalker Gene Meadows Episode: "Fun and Games"
Fear the Walking Dead Lt. Moyers 2 episodes
2015–2017 Bloodline Eric O'Bannon 30 episodes
2017 Training Day Special Agent Gerald Lynch Episode: "Faultlines"
2018 Unsolved Detective Fred Miller 10 Episodes
Bosch Detective Francis Sheehan
2019 The Passage Dr. Tim Fanning
2020 Star Trek: Picard Zhaban 3 episodes
Seal Team Captain Greyson Lindell
2021 CSI: Vegas Anson Wix Recurring role
Animal Kingdom Max 4 episodes
2022 The Lincoln Lawyer Det. Lankford 10 episodes
Wednesday Not yet released Sheriff Donovan Galpin Main role, upcoming series


  1. ^ a b Rapp, Ilana (25 March 2015). "Bloodline Actor Jamie McShane Tells Us the Honest Truth". HuffPost. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Jamie McShane Talks Netflix's New Original Series 'Bloodline" And Playing Dark Characters". galomagazine.com. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  3. ^ "'Fear the Walking Dead' showrunner Dave Erickson breaks down the 'Not Fade Away' episode". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  4. ^ Mitovich, Matt Webb (17 January 2014). "The Fosters Casts Southland Alum as Callie and Jude's Father -- Are Adoption Woes Ahead?". TVLine. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Previewing Netflix's BLOODLINE with Jamie McShane". My Take on TV. 9 March 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  6. ^ "EXCLUSIVE : BLOODLINE Scoop: Interview with Jamie McShane". seat42f.com. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  7. ^ "'CSI: Vegas' Jamie McShane To Recur In CBS Sequel, Paul Guilfoyle To Reprise Jim Brass Role". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  8. ^ a b "Recent blog posts". filmagon.com. Retrieved 12 October 2016.

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