Timothy V Murphy
Became series regular as soldier turned priest on "The Bastard Executioner"
Co-starred as Russian gangster in second season of "True Detective"
Landed recurring role as Russian criminal on "NCIS: Los Angeles"
Landed recurring role as Irish gangster Galen on "Sons of Anarchy"
Starred as a sheriff in the indie thriller "Shallow Ground"
Landed first major American TV appearance as an IRA member on "The District"
Made television debut on the Irish drama "Glenroe"
Suffered from a stammer as a child, but overcame it with the help of a teacher. Upon doing so, he felt more confident in speaking, which eventually led to interest in acting.
Made memorable appearances as Russian supervillain in a Capital One TV spot with Alec Baldwin, and as a wealthy Russian who delights in kissing a baby giraffe in a commercial for DirecTV.