In the Murder in the First episode “Tropic of Cancer,” while homicide inspector Terry English (Taye Diggs) gets an anonymous tip regarding the case of an officer-involved shooting, District Attorney Mario Siletti (Currie Graham) hires DUI defense attorney Alfred Arkin after his tragic car accident.
Alfred Arkin is portrayed by Michael Gaston. He’s known for his roles on Blindspot (Thomas Carter), The Leftovers (Dean), The Mentalist (Gale Bertram), Mad Men (Burt Peterson), Damages (Roger Kastle), Unforgettable (Mike Costello), and Jericho (Gray Anderson), among many others. Gaston is also recognized for his role sin the films Bridge of Spies (Agent Williams), W. (General Tommy Franks), Far from Heaven (Stan Fine), Ransom (Agent Jack Sickler), and The Crucible (Marshal Herrick), to name a few. Murder in the First airs Sundays at 10pm on TNT.