All posts tagged 'Michael O’Neill'

Michael O’Neill On ‘Extant’ Exit: “It Was A Surprise”

After playing the duplicitous Alan Sparks on the first season of 'Extant', Michael O'Neill suddenly found himself out of a job when CBS execs and the series producers decided to change direction in season two of the sci-fi thriller. TVWise recently caught up with O'Neill and got his take on what went down.

Michael O’Neill, Hiroyuki Sanada Exit CBS’ ‘Extant’

Michael O'Neill-Hiroyuki Sanada Exit ExtantSeries regulars Michael O'Neill (The West Wing, Bates Motel) and Hiroyuki Sanada (Helix) are exiting CBS' sci-fi series 'Extant' and will not appear in the show's 13 episode second season, TVWise has confirmed.

Interview: Michael O’Neill Reflects On ‘The West Wing’, Being Educated By US Secret Service & More

To mark the 15th Anniversary of 'The West Wing', TVWise recently interviewed Michael O'Neill – who played the recurring role of Ron Butterfield, the US Secret Service’s Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protection Detail – about his time on the show, working with the likes of Martin Sheen and John Spencer, how he got the part and much more.