Kevin Chapman

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Kevin Chapman
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Kevin Chapman on May 1, 2012
Born Kevin Chapman
(1962-07-29) July 29, 1962 (age 53)
Boston, Massachusetts,
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present

Kevin Chapman (born July 29, 1962) is an American actor known for his big build and ability to play an assortment of characters ranging from the obnoxious brother Terrence in FX's Rescue Me to street enforcer Val Savage in Clint Eastwood's Mystic River. He currently portrays Detective Lionel Fusco on the CBS crime drama Person of Interest.


Prior to acting, he had worked as a doorman and a stand-up comedian. While working at the Boston Office of Cultural Affairs, Chapman was discovered by the late director, Ted Demme, and was cast as Mickey Pat in Monument Ave. (1998).[1] Other notable film roles of his include The Cider House Rules, 21 Grams, In Good Company, an Italian mobster in Boondock Saints (1999), and Fire Lt. Frank McKinney in Ladder 49 (2004). Chapman starred as Irish Mob boss, Freddie Cork, for three seasons in the Showtime original series Brotherhood. Chapman played a first responder assisting Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) in season 1 episode 24 of the tv series 24 (2001) and Kevin Mitchell in season 3 of 24 (2003).[2] and a CIA operative (O'Leary) in the independent comedy Black Dynamite.

In 2006, Chapman appeared as an officer in the episode "Lessons Learned" (Season 2, Episode 10) of Criminal Minds. In 2010, he played Bunny in Tony Scott's action film Unstoppable. He also was a guest star in the series Lost. He appears in the film Bad Country (2013), directed by Chris Brinker.

He is a Hingham, Massachusetts native and, as of 2013, currently lives there with his wife and two children.[3] He currently portrays Detective Lionel Fusco on the CBS show Person of Interest.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Monument Ave. Mickey Pat
1999 The Boondock Saints Chappy
1999 In Too Deep O'Hanlon
1999 The Cider House Rules Adopting Dad (uncredited)
1999 Sporting Dog Mr. James Short film
2001 In the Bedroom Tim's Friend
2001 Blow DEA Eastham
2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? Bartender
2001 abracadabra Direct-to-DVD
2003 Mystic River Val Savage
2003 21 Grams Alan
2004 Irish Eyes Hopper
2004 Ladder 49 Frank Mckinny
2004 In Good Company Lou
2005 The Fix Cyrus Short film
2005 Long Distance Joe
2005 Two for the Money Southie
2006 Hard Luck Franklin Direct-to-DVD
2006 Unknown Detective McGahey
2007 Black Irish Officer Pierce
2008 Sunshine Cleaning Carl Swanson
2009 Lonely Street Cowboy Cop
2009 Black Dynamite O'Leary
2010 Unstoppable Bunny
2010 Inside Out John McGinley Short film
2011 Street Kings: Motor City Detective Jimmy Rogan Direct-to-DVD
2011 Assassination Games Culley
2014 Bad Country Daniel Morris
2015 Exeter Greer
2015 Stevie D Lenny Completed
2016 Good Kids Brinkley Completed


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Vig Dave TV movie
2001 Private Lies TV movie
2001 The Practice Officer Lemay Episode: "Home of the Brave"
2002 The Agency Episode: "Finale"
2002-2003 24 Warden Kevin Mitchell/Coast Guard Officer 3 episodes
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Bartender Episode: "Random Acts of Violence"
2003 NYPD Blue Brad Riggs Episode: "Frickin’ Fraker"
2004 Touching Evil DJ/Daniel James Episode: "Boston"
2005 Joan of Arcadia Jim Lane Episode: "Independence Day"
2005 Boston Legal Officer Wayne Kirkland Episode: "Tortured Souls"
2006 Criminal Minds FBI Agt. Andy Bingaman Episode: "Lessons Learned"
2006-2008 Brotherhood Freddie Cork Main role
2008 Sons of Anarchy Michael McKeavey Episode: "Fun Town"
2009 Lost Mitch 2 episodes
2009 Rescue Me Terrance Recurring role
2009 Leverage Brandon O'Hare Episode: "The Beantown Bailout Job"
2009-2010 Cold Case Joe Mueller 2 episodes
2010 Harthrone Ben Adams 2 episodes
2010 Madso's War Gerry Walker TV movie
2011 The Whole Truth William 'Billy' Brogan Episode: "Perfect Witness"
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Chief Merck Episode: "Don't Hate the Player"
2011-present Person of Interest Detective Lionel Fusco Main role


  1. ^ Donnis, Ian (2007-06-05). "Faces in the crowd at Fenway". Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  2. ^ Columbus Dispatch
  3. ^ Markman, Joseph (2013-09-23). "Hingham Actor Stars in CBS Crime Drama". Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  4. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (2011-03-09). "Kevin Chapman joins 'Person of Interest'". Retrieved 2013-11-21. 

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