Terry O’Quinn recurs in PERPETUAL GRACE, LTD. as “Tom Walker,” an exceptionally competent and persistent Texas Ranger whose investigation into the death of a young girl lands him in Half Acre where his primary suspect, Paul Allen Brown, has resurfaced.
Terry O’Quinn has made an indelible impression in television, film and theatre. While honing his craft in such stage productions as Much Ado About Nothing, The Glass Menagerie and Foxfire, O’Quinn made his feature film debut in Michael Cimino’s “Heaven’s Gate.” He first gained widespread attention by playing the complex and chilling title role in the cult favorite “The Stepfather.” Other film credits include “Places in the Heart,” “Black Widow,” “Young Guns,” “The Rocketeer,” and “Primal Fear.”
O’Quinn also appeared in such award winning movies for television as “An Early Frost” and “Roe vs. Wade,” leading to recurring and series regular roles on many shows including “Millennium,” “Harsh Realm,” “JAG,” “West Wing,” and “Alias.” His work on “Alias” led creator J.J. Abrams to offer him the role of the enigmatic ‘John Locke’ in the groundbreaking series “Lost.” O’Quinn’s portrayal garnered him an Emmy nomination in 2005 and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2007.
Terry can currently be seen in the second season of the critically acclaimed Amazon series “Patriot,” a quirky drama created by Steve Conrad in which he plays a CIA head who sends his sons into danger. When the show’s creator learned about O’Quinn’s acoustic guitar and singing abilities, he incorporated those talents into several episodes. Other television credits include the ABC series “Secrets and Lies” and “666 Park Avenue,” DirecTV’s limited series “Full Circle,” Fox’s “Gang-Related” and a recurring arc on the CBS hit “Hawaii 5-0.”
O’Quinn was born and raised in Michigan.