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Michael Harney

Michael Harney
Born Michael J. Harney
(1956-03-27) March 27, 1956
The Bronx, New York City, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992-present

Michael J. Harney (born March 27, 1956) is an American actor of film, television and theater. He's best known for playing Det. Mike Roberts in the television police drama NYPD Blue, the drunkard Steve Fields in the American western television series Deadwood and Sam Healy, a prison counselor in the comedy-drama television series Orange Is the New Black.


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Italian Movie Mike
1996 Gone in the Night Richard Daley Jr. Television film
1997 Turbulence Marshal Marty Douglas
1997 NightMan Television film
1999 The '60s Tom Gryzbowski Television film
1999 Millennium Man Lt. Col. Brody Television film
2000 Sonic Impact Captain Mark Travis
2000 Erin Brockovich Pete Jensen
2001 Warden of Red Rock Henry Masters Television film
2003 Shade Micky Swift
2007 Captivity Det. Bettiger
2007 Ocean's Thirteen Blackjack Pit Boss
2008 The Onion Movie Line-Up Detective
2010 Salvation Road Douglas Moorland Short film
2013 hIMPERFECT Pop Television film
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Law & Order Detective Gullikson Episode: "Trust"
1993-1999 NYPD Blue Det. Mike Roberts 12 episodes
1994 L.A. Law Mr. Justin Episode: "Whose San Andreas Fault Is It, Anyway?"
1994 Law & Order Aaron Packard Episode: "Old Friends"
1994 The Cosby Mysteries Officer Mike Principe Episode: "Self Defense"
1995 The Great Defender Clark Episode: "Twelve Angry Men"
1995 New York News Episode: "A Question of Truth"
1995 Space: Above and Beyond Questioner Episode: "Eyes"
1995 Dead by Sunset Det. John Raines Episode #1.2
1996 The Burning Zone Mr. Davis Episode: "Night Flight"
1996 Viper Episode: "Diamond in the Rough"
1997 The Practice A.D.A. Walt Frazier Episode: "Trial and Error"
1997 Law & Order Lt. Stu Miller Episodes: "D-Girl" and "Turnaround"
1997 The Pretender U.S. Marshal Bob Garrison Episode: "Unhappy Landings"
1997 Diagnosis Murder Kurt Vaughn Episode: "The Murder of Mark Sloan"
1997 Night Man Mr. Krueger Episode: "Pilot"
1997 Total Security Charlie Kiplinger Episode: "Pilot"
1997 The Visitor Warden Burke Episode: "Caged"
1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold FBI Agent #1 Episode: "Game, Set and Match"
1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Chadwick Episode: "Honor Among Thieves"
1998 Chicago Hope Chuck Lutsky Episode: "Deliverance"
1997 Vengeance Unlimited Officer Carl Witherspoon Episode: "Justice"
1998 Brimstone Det. Charlie Hirrsh Episode: "Pilot"
1998 Touched by an Angel Carl Episode: "An Angel on the Roof"
1999 Seven Days Pierce Nolland Episode: "Parkergeist"
1999 ER Mr. Stehly Episode: "Last Rites"
2000 Profiler Mike Caldare Episode: "Random Act"
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger Bart Slocum Episode: "The Bachelor Party"
2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Xander's Father Episode: "Restless"
2000 Bull Frank Durski Episode: "White Knight"
2000 Strong Medicine Edward Duke Episode: "Dependency"
2001 Nash Bridges Jerry Stevens Episode: "Bear Trap"
2001 Boston Public Mr. Pierce Episode: "Chapter Ten"
2001 The Fugitive Detective DeVries Episode: "Sea Change"
2001 The Invisible Man Malachi Royce Episode: "Father Figure"
2002 Crossing Jordan John Morrissey Episode: "One Twelve"
2002 JAG Barman Episodes: "Need to Know" and "When the Bough Breaks"
2003 Tremors Gene Fallon Episode: "Ghost Dance"
2003 The Division Bob Willets Episode: "Acts of Betrayal"
2004 Cold Case Charlie Rinzler Episode: "Volunteers"
2005 Without a Trace Detective Roberts Episode: "Lone Star"
2005-2006 Deadwood Steve 12 episodes
2006 Vanished Robert Rubia / Roberta Rubia Episodes: "Pilot", "Before the Flood" and "The Feed"
2007 Lincoln Heights SWAT Commander Episode: "Spree"
2007 Smith Stu Binder Episode: "Seven"
2007 The Unit Crew Chief Episode: "M.P.s"
2007 Life John Garrity Episodes: "Farthingale" and "Serious Control Issues"
2007 K-Ville Burt Reynolds Episode: "Flood, Wind, and Fire"
2008 Criminal Minds Pat Mannan Episode: "3rd Life"
2008 Raising the Bar Detective Robert Dougherty Episodes: "Pilot" and "Bagels and Locks"
2008 Saving Grace Jerry Carver Episode: "It's Better When I Can See You"
2009 Numb3rs U.S. Marshal Episode: "Shadow Markets"
2009 Lie to Me Elliot Greene Episode: "Lack of Candor"
2010 Persons Unknown Sam Edick Main cast
2010 NCIS: Los Angeles LAPD Detective Frank Scarli Episode: "Human Traffic"
2010-2011 The Defenders Sergeant Smith Episodes: "Nevada v. Sen. Harper" and "Nevada v. Wayne"
2011-2012 Weeds Det. Mitch Ouellette 13 episodes
2012-2013 Vegas Leo Farwood Episodes: "(Il)Legitimate", "Solid Citizens" and "Paiutes"
2013–present Orange Is the New Black Sam Healy 39 Episodes
2014 True Detective Steve Geraci 4 episodes
2015 Suits Joe Henderson 2 episodes
Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Darth Marr

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