Actor Mike Doyle

Michael Doyle (born September 16, 1972) is an American actor. He is mainly known for his role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Ryan O’Halloran.

Early life and career

Doyle attended the Juilliard School as a member of the Drama Division’s Group 27 (1994-1998).

On the set of Oz Doyle met George Morfogen, whom he would cast in Shiner, a short film written, produced and directed by Doyle that debuted at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. Doyle also wrote and produced the 2003 limited-release film Cutter. Doyle also appeared as Jamie Perse, a small-time crook, in the 1996 television miniseries Titanic (also starring Peter Gallagher and Catherine Zeta-Jones).

Doyle played Lt. Cmdr. Tom Palatonio in the 2005 action film Phantom Below. His death in the season 10 finale of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ended a successful six-year run as forensic tech Ryan O’Halloran on the show. He guest starred on episodes of Criminal Minds and In Plain Sight.

He appeared alongside Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart in 2010’s Rabbit Hole. In 2011, the feature film Union Square, co-written and directed by Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Award Winner Nancy Savoca, was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, which starred Mira Sorvino, Patti Lupone, Michael Rispoli and Tammy Blanchard. He also starred in The Orphan Killer as Marcus Miller Sr. in 2011. He then joined the cast of A Gifted Man as Victor Lantz, an anesthesiologist. He had a recurring role in the 2012 ABC television series 666 Park Avenue.

In 2014, he portrayed songwriter and record producer Bob Crewe in the film of the hit musical Jersey Boys, based on the story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons. He also appeared in the music video “I Wanna Get Better” by Jack Antonoff’s band Bleachers, alongside Retta. In 2016 Doyle starred as Greg Forrest in the psychological thriller, Amy Makes Three.

Personal life

Doyle is openly gay. He directed 2019 independent film Almost Love with openly gay actors in the leading roles.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Some Girl Steven
2003 Cutter Chet Watson
2004 The Devil and Daniel Webster Luke
2004 Laws of Attraction Michael Rawson
2005 29th and Gay Andy Griffith
2005 Room Service Stone
2006 5up 2down Disco Dave
2007 Heavy Petting James
2007 P.S. I Love You Leprechaun
2010 Rabbit Hole Craig
2011 Green Lantern Jack Jordan
2011 Union Square Bill
2011 The Orphan Killer Marcus Miller Sr.
2012 Gayby Scott
2012 The Exhibitionists George Thornton
2013 You’re Not You Tom
2014 Jersey Boys Bob Crewe
2015 The Invitation Tommy
2016 Max Steel Jim McGrath
2016 Amy Makes Three Greg Forest Unreleased
2016 Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word Adam Redman
2017 XX Chet
2019 Almost Love Director and writer
Year Title Role Notes
1994 ABC Afterschool Special Malcolm Episode: “Magical Make-Over”
1996 A Loss of Innocence Jens Eriksen TV movie
1996 Titanic Jamie Perse 2 episodes
1997 Jenny Dave Episode: “A Girl’s Gotta Live in the Real World”
1998 Monday After the Miracle Peter Fagin TV movie
1999 ER Michael McKenna Episode: “Rites of Spring”
2000 Sex and the City Mark 2 episodes
2002 Oz Adam Guenzel 4 episodes
2003 Rubout Brendan TV movie
2003 Ed Joel McHale Episode: “Home for Christmas”
2005 Tides of War Lieutenant Commander Tom E. Palatonio TV movie
2006 Waterfront Vince Russell Episode: “Deal Time”
2006 Smith Shawn Episode: “Pilot”
2009 In Treatment Bennett Ryan Episode: “Mia: Week One”
2002–2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Forensics Tech Ryan O’Halloran 53 episodes
2010 In Plain Sight Wade Guthrie Episode: “Coma Chameleon”
2010 Criminal Minds Deputy Ronald Boyd Episode: “Rite of Passage”
2011 The Whole Truth Michael Dalton 2 episodes
2011 Lights Out Doctor Brennan 3 episodes
2011–2012 A Gifted Man Victor Lantz 11 episodes
2012 The Good Wife Officer Mallen Episode: “And the Law Won”
2012 666 Park Avenue Frank Alpern Episode: “Murmurations”
2013 Shameless Lanier 2 episodes
2014 Rush Dr. Griffin Wagner Episode: “You Spin Me Around”
2014 The Blacklist Patrick Chandler 2 episodes
2014 Unforgettable John Hibbert Episode: “Admissions”
2015 Blindspot Nathan Williams Episode: “Evil Handmade Instrument”
2016–2017 Conviction Rodney Landon 2 episodes
2017 Lucifer Bradley Episode: “Love Handles”
2018 Narcos: Mexico Thomas Buehl 3 episodes
2018 The Romanoffs Brian Norris Episode: “House of Special Purpose”
2018–present New Amsterdam Martin McIntyre Recurring role
2019–present City on a Hill Josh Goshen 5 episodes

External Links

Actor Mike Doyle – Wikipedia

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