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Doman in 2013
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 1966|
Pennsylvania State University, MBA 1972
Linda Lee Rudloff
(m. 1981; died 2014)
John Doman (born January 9, 1945) is an American actor best known for playing Deputy Police Commissioner/ Major William Rawls on HBO series The Wire from 2002 to 2008, Colonel Edward Galson on Oz in 2001, Rodrigo Borgia in the international television series Borgia from 2011 to 2014, and Don Carmine Falcone in Fox's show Gotham in 2014.
Early life and education
Doman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is an alumnus of Northeast Catholic High School. He is a 1962 graduate of North, an All-Catholic League football player and a member of the school's Hall of Fame. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 1966. While at Penn, he was a three-year letterman and starting defensive back with the Quakers football team from 1963 to 1965. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University in 1972.
In between his time at Penn and Penn State, he served with the United States Marine Corps, beginning with his enrollment in its Officer Candidates School at Quantico, Virginia. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in March 1967, and served with the 3rd Marine Division in the Vietnam War.
After graduate school, he spent nearly two decades in the advertising business, beginning with SSC&B Advertising and Norman Craig & Kummel. He was one of the first six employees at TBWA New York when it debuted in 1977. He concluded his 14 years with TBWA as Executive Vice President, Head of Business Development, responsible for a new-business program which resulted in Agency of the Year honors from Adweek in 1990. He transitioned from advertising executive to full-time actor when he was cast in a commercial for AT&T in 1991.
Doman had cameos in the 1997 film Cop Land and the 2003 film Mystic River. He also had a role in the film The Opponent. Doman also had a small part in the 2010 film Blue Valentine. In 2004, he appeared in the third installment of action-film series Sniper.
On television, Doman has guest-starred in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Shakaar". He also portrayed Dr. Carl Deraad in Seasons 5 and 6 of ER, and bad-guy CEO Walter Kendrick on Season 2 of Damages. He provided the voice of Don Morello in the videogame Mafia: City of Lost Heaven. Doman also provided the voice of Caesar in the videogame Fallout New Vegas. He also played a small role in the action film Die Hard with a Vengeance, as one of the site managers for the construction of a tunnel featured in the film. Doman starred as Rodrigo Borgia in the 2011 historical-drama series Borgia by the French premium-pay TV Canal+ and German broadcaster ZDF, and starred in director Pieter Gaspersz's AFTER opposite Kathleen Quinlan.
During his career, Doman has portrayed several different characters in numerous episodes of Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also guest-starred in Law & Order: Trial by Jury, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In total, he has played 11 different characters in the Law & Order franchise.
From 2010 to 2011, Doman appeared in three episodes of Rizzoli & Isles as a mob enforcer, reuniting him with Sasha Alexander. The two had previously appeared in NCIS in the Season 2 episode "Doppelganger", where Doman played Lt. Cheney, the head of a local civilian law enforcement, while Alexander played Special Agent Kate Todd.
Doman has been the voice for Michelin tires and Home Depot and in 2013 began narrating videos for the Philadelphia Eagles. He currently plays the Mafia Don known as Carmine Falcone in the series Gotham. He also played Senator Ross Garrison in Person of Interest and Helen's (Maura Tierney) father in the Showtime drama The Affair. He appeared in Season 3 of the Netflix show House of Cards as Bishop Charles Eddis. He plays the U.S. Ambassador to Germany in Season 2 of Berlin Station.
|1995||Die Hard: With a Vengeance||Foreman|
|1995||The Journey of August King||Bolton|
|1996||Beavis & Butt-Head Do America||Airplane Captain, White House Representative||Voice|
|1997||Little Boy Blue||Andy Berg|
|1997||Cop Land||Lassaro's Aide|
|1997||Fool's Paradise||U.S. Senator|
|1998||Mercury Rising||Supervisor Hartley|
|1998||Claire Dolan||Cain's friend|
|1999||Giving It Up||Ralph Gigante, Sr.|
|1999||Loving Jezebel||Pop Melville|
|1999||Wirey Spindell||Wirey's father|
|2002||Emmett's Mark||Capt. Berman|
|2002||City by the Sea||Henderson|
|2004||The Kings of Brooklyn||Dad|
|2004||Sniper 3||Paul Finnegan|
|2005||Rock the Paint||Father Pete|
|2005||Dawn's Early Light||Sheriff Clayton||Short film|
|2006||Lonely Hearts||Chief MacSwain|
|2010||The Company Men||Dysert|
|2017||You Were Never Really Here||John McCleary|
|2017||Two Black Coffees||Bartender||Short film|
|1991||Law & Order||Bailiff||Episode: "The Blue Wall"|
|1993||Empty Cradle||Mr. Lee||Television movie|
|1995||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Lenaris Holem||Episode: "Shakaar"|
|1995||New York News||N/A||Episode: "Cost of Living"|
|1995||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Mr. Riggs||Episode: "Hell on Wheels"|
|1995||Doctor Unknown||Dr. Bochman||Television movie|
|1997||Law & Order||Sgt. Frank Gottlieb||Episode: "We Like Mike"|
|1997||New York Undercover||Richard Croates||Episode: "Is It a Crime?"|
|1998||Law & Order||Mr. Stephens||Episode: "True North"|
|1999–2003||ER||Dr. Carl Deraad||10 episodes|
|1999||NYPD Blue||Frank DiNovi||Episode: "Don't Meth with Me"|
|2000||The Practice||Officer Finlay||Episode: "Life Sentence"|
|2000||The Sopranos||District Attorney||Episode: "Full Leather Jacket"|
|2000||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Dan Latimer||Episode: "Limitations"|
|2000||Martial Law||Governor Marx||Episode: "Heartless"|
|2000||The Practice||Testifying Detective||Episode: "Mr. Hinks Goes to Town"|
|2000||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Munch's Informant||Episode: "Wrong Is Right"|
|2001||100 Centre Street||N/A||Episode: "Hostage"|
|2001||Oz||Edward Galson||4 episodes|
|2001||The Practice||Detective||Episode: "What Child Is This?"|
|2001||Judging Amy||Ralph||Episode: "Hold on Tight"|
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Special Agent Rod Franklin||Episode: "Wrath"|
|2001||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Roy Markham||Episode: "The Extra Man"|
|2001||A Glimpse of Hell||Admiral Langlett||Television movie|
|2001||Three Blind Mice||Stephen Leeds||Television movie|
|2002–2008||The Wire||William A. Rawls||47 episodes|
|2003||Law & Order||Howard Ridgeway||Episode: "Maritime"|
|2003||Queens Supreme||N/A||Episode: "One Angry Man"|
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Judge Slater||2 episodes|
|2003||Hack||Hanratty||Episode: "Dial 'O' for Murder"|
|2005||NCIS||Lt. Cheney||Episode: "Doppelgänger"|
|2005||Law & Order: Trial by Jury||Tim Grace||Episode: "Blue Wall"|
|2006||Close to Home||Eugene Kale||Episode: "Deacon"|
|2007||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Mike Mollinax||Episode: "Scheherazade"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Hayden Mills||Episode: "Deep Water"|
|2008||Law & Order||Jim Gilles||Episode: "Political Animal"|
|2009||Damages||Walter Kendrick||10 episodes|
|2010–2014||Rizzoli & Isles||Patrick "Paddy" Doyle||7 episodes|
|2010||Burn Notice||Bill Cowley||2 episodes|
|2011–2014||Borgia||Rodrigo Borgia||36 episodes|
|2011||The Good Wife||Oliver Cardiff||Episode: "The Death Zone"|
|2012||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||William Rand||Episode: "Official Story"|
|2012||A Gifted Man||Coach||Episode: "In Case of Blind Spots"|
|2012||NYC 22||Detective Collins||Episode: "Playing God"|
|2014–2016||Person of Interest||Senator Ross Garrison||10 episodes|
|2014||Unforgettable||Vincent Quinn||Episode: "Stray Bullet"|
|2014–2017||The Affair||Bruce Butler||10 episodes|
|2014–2017||Gotham||Carmine Falcone||17 episodes|
|2015||House of Cards||Bishop Charles Eddis||2 episodes|
|2016||Madam Secretary||CIA Director Dennis Ellerman||2 episodes|
|2016||Feed the Beast||Aidan Moran||10 episodes|
|2017||Elementary||Councilman Slessinger||Episode: "The Ballad of Lady Frances"|
|2017||Berlin Station||Ambassador Richard Hanes||9 episodes|
|2018||Instinct||Roger Reinhart||Episode: "I Heart New York"|
|2003||Midnight Club II||Diego|
|2008||Need for Speed: Undercover||FBI #1|
|2010||Fallout: New Vegas||Caesar|
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- John Doman, Pennsylvania, 1966 (2017 Honoree) – Ivy Football Association. Retrieved December 15, 2017
- 2017 Penn Football Fact Book – University of Pennsylvania Athletics. Retrieved December 15, 2017
- " "Versus Momentum Promo". Versus. 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2010-07-26.
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- "All About That Awesome New Eagles Commercial | The Philly Post | News | Philadelphia Magazine". Philadelphia Magazine. 2013-09-09. Retrieved 2017-08-23.
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- Shant Istamboulian, "'Person of Interest' returns after a season of change" from Entertainment Weekly, 24 September 2014, retrieved 19 January 2015
- "John Doman Joins 'The Affair'; Kerri Medders In 'Mystery Girls'". Deadline. June 9, 2014. Retrieved May 27, 2017.