Terry O’Quinn, aka. Terrance Quinn is an American actor, well-known for his intense onscreen characters in both Television and films. Apart from the character of John Locke in Lost, his title role of a sociopath killer in the cult classic The Stepfather and The Stepfather 2 earned him a considerable fanbase.
Born in 1952, the Falling Skies actor launched his acting career with Heaven’s Gate in 1980. Along with a bunch of guest appearances and supporting roles, Terry O’Quinn earned himself many meaty roles in TV shows and films. From being merely known as a supporting actor to a three times Primetime Emmy Award-winning veteran actor, Terry O’Quinn has given us a range of characters throughout his three-decades-long career!
The 69-year-old actor has almost a hundred films to his credit. Here are some of the amazing Tv series that Terry O’Quinn has appeared in!
Terry O’Quinn’s life-changing role as mysterious John Locke in ABC’s Lost has earned him Primetime Emmy Awards. In the 2004 mystery series that runs for six seasons, the survivors of a plane crash are compelled to come together for surviving. Soon they find out they are not the only ones on the island. The storyline and the diverse characters make the show interesting, as the audience explores the different human traits and connects deeply with them. It’s a show which gets better every season!
The 19 seasons long American crime drama was released in 2003. The actor guest-starred on the show, appearing in the Enigma episode of Season 1 as Commander William Ryan. The action drama revolves around the police procedures focusing on a fictional team of special agents Naval Criminal Investigative Service. As per 2020 records, it’s the second longest-running scripted US primetime series after Law and Order.
The Blacklist: Redemption
In The Blacklist: Redemption, a spinoff of the 2013 series The Blacklist, Terry O’Quinn plays the visionary character of Howard Hargrave. A man of moral convictions, he plays the father of Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold).
The West Wing
Terry O’Quinn plays the character of General Nicholas Alexander in NBC’s The West Wing. The serial political drama runs for seven seasons and is a gripping narrative about American lawmakers and government operations.
Secrets and Lies
Terry O’Quinn plays John Warner in the second season of Secrets and Lies. The American crime anthology drama is centered around the investigation of the murder of Eric’s wife, Kate by Andrea Cornell (portrayed by Juliette Lewis). In the show, Terry O’Quinn plays the charming father of Eric (portrayed by Michael Ealy), who leads the family through the tragedy.
ABC’s Emergence is a 2019 mystery thriller, where a police chief, Jo Evans (portrayed by. Allison Tolman), finds a child with no memories of its existence. In the show, Terry O’Quinn plays the recurring role of Richard Kindred, a key to the investigation related to the identity of the little girl, Piper (Alexa Swinton). Richard Kindred is the head of a multi-millionaire tech company, Augur Industries.
Patriot is a 2015 comedy-drama, which follows the action-packed life of intelligence officer John Tavner, played by Michael Dorman. In the show, Terry O’Quinn plays Tom Tavner, the son of John Tavner. The duo must team up to assassinate the pro-nuclear candidate. The role earned him high praises.
Set in Stephen King’s multiverse, Castle Rock is a psychological horror series. The series is not a singular adaptation of Stephen King’s work but uses his psyche and personas for intimate storytelling. In the gripping mystery, Terry O’Quinn plays Dale Lucy, a resident of Castle Rock.
Even though very few remember him as Admiral Thomas Boone, Terry O’Quinn has appeared in ten episodes of the CBS drama. He plays a friend of Harmon Rabb Jr., who works for the JAG (Judge Advocate General) division for those accused of military-related crimes.
Alias is a 2001 spy thriller, where Terry O’Quinn has appeared as FBI Assistant Director Kendall. In the show, Kendall plays the dynamic character of a former head of the CIA and an agent of the Department of Special Research, who later turns into an ally of Sydney Bristow (played by Jennifer Garner).
Have you watched these ten series of Terry O’Quinn? Do you want to see him reprising in any of these roles?