Michael Emerson

Michael Emerson is an actor, best known as Harold Finch on CBS’ Person of Interest, Benjamin 'Ben' Linus on ABC’s Lost, and William Hinks on ABC’s The Practice.

Film credits include The Legend of Zorro, Saw, Straight-Jacket, Unfaithful, For the Love of the Game, Playing by Heart, The Journey, and Ready? Ok!

Theatre credits include his Broadway debut as Willie Oban in The Iceman Cometh (Brooks Atkinson Theatre) and George Tesman in Hedda Gabbler (Ambassador Theatre); Off-Broadway, as Georg Balthasar Schott in Bach at Leipzig (N.Y. Theatre Workshop), David Knight in Give Me Your Answer, Do! (Gramercy Theatre), and Oscar Wilde in Gross Indecency: The Trials of Oscar Wilde (Minetta Lane Theatre); and regionally, as John Frankford in A Woman Killed With Kindness (Theatre at St. Clement’s), Osric/Others in Hamlet (McCarter Theatre), Alceste in The Misanthrope (Arena Stage), and Pantalone in Androcles and the Lion (Carolyn Blount Theatre).