Boris McGiver
Boris McGiver
as DA Glen Maskins

Actor Biography

Boris McGiver has been a recognizable film and TV actor for decades. Besides most recently filming M. Knight Shyamalan's upcoming series Servant for Apple TV and shooting a recurring guest role on CBS's Evil, he has been seen as series regular Tom Hammerschmidt, editor-in-chief of The Washington Herald on Netflix's House of Cards.

Additional credits include recurring roles on Boardwalk Empire playing conflicted but ultimately decent Sheriff Lindsay; Person of Interest as Hersh, the highly efficient and deadly assassin; and David Simon's The Wire playing the smarmy Lt. Marimow brought in to dismantle the unit. McGiver has also guest starred on The Blacklist, Allegiance, Flesh and Bone, TURN: Washington's Spies, John Adams, White Collar and numerous guest spots on Law & Order, among many, many others.

Viewers will remember McGiver in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, where he played Coffroth, the bumbling Democratic member of the House of Representatives who goes head-to-head with Tommy Lee Jones. Other film credits include Killing Kennedy, Pink Panther, Taking Woodstock, Dark Matter, Fur, Taxi, Connie and Carla, Ironweed and more.