On Blue Bloods, Senator Ted McCreary uses his friendship with New York City Police Commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) to ask for a favor. The senator got pulled over for a DUI and wants the charge to go away.
The senator is portrayed by veteran actor Peter Coyote (born: Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon). The native New Yorker is best known for his roles as DA Jerry Hardin on Law & Order: LA, Mark August on Brothers & Sisters, and Warren Keaton on Commander In Chief with Geena Davis. On film he’s best known for his roles in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, A Walk to Remember with Mandy Moore, and Sphere with Dustin Hoffman. Blue Bloods airs Fridays at 10pm on CBS.