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.
Doyle is openly gay. He directed 2019 independent film Almost Love with openly gay actors in the leading roles.
|2004||The Devil and Daniel Webster||Luke|
|2004||Laws of Attraction||Michael Rawson|
|2005||29th and Gay||Andy Griffith|
|2006||5up 2down||Disco Dave|
|2007||P.S. I Love You||Leprechaun|
|2011||Green Lantern||Jack Jordan|
|2011||The Orphan Killer||Marcus Miller Sr.|
|2012||The Exhibitionists||George Thornton|
|2013||You’re Not You||Tom|
|2014||Jersey Boys||Bob Crewe|
|2016||Max Steel||Jim McGrath|
|2016||Amy Makes Three||Greg Forest||Unreleased|
|2016||Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word||Adam Redman|
|2019||Almost Love||Director and writer|
|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||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”|
|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”|
|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|