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Sean McGinnes

Portrayed By: Ben Esler

Affiliation/Role: Entrepreneur

Duration: Seasons 1-3

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  • Brother: Mickey McGinnes
  • The younger, troublesome, and arguably more ambitious, 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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