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Mickey McGinnes

Portrayed By: Phil Burke

Affiliation/Role: Entrepreneur

Duration: Seasons 1-5

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  • Brother: Sean McGinnes
  • The older, and often wiser, of the McGinnes brothers, who have arrived to seek their fortune and escape the clutches of a dark secret left behind in Boston.

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