Kevin Chapman at the Boston's Run to Remember Expo in May 2016
July 29, 1962
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 also portrayed 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). 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). 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. From 2011 to 2016, he portrayed Detective Lionel Fusco on the CBS show Person of Interest.
|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||What's the Worst That Could Happen?||Bartender|
|2003||Mystic River||Val Savage|
|2004||Ladder 49||Frank Mckinny|
|2004||In Good Company||Lou|
|2005||The Fix||Cyrus||Short film|
|2005||Two for the Money||Southie|
|2007||Black Irish||Officer Pierce|
|2008||Sunshine Cleaning||Carl Swanson|
|2009||Lonely Street||Cowboy Cop|
|2010||Inside Out||John McGinley||Short film|
|2011||Street Kings 2: Motor City||Detective Jimmy Rogan||Direct to video|
|2014||Bad Country||Daniel Morris|
|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||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"|
|2011–2016||Person of Interest||Detective Lionel Fusco||Main role|
|2015||Survivor's Remorse||Joe Connelly||Episode: "Homebound"|
|2015||Last Week Tonight with John Oliver||Cop||Segment: "Public defenders in the United States"|
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- Columbus Dispatch
- Markman, Joseph (2013-09-23). "Hingham Actor Stars in CBS Crime Drama". hingham.patch.com. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
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