On The Good Wife episode “Targets,” while Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) joins a secret group of lawyers advising the government on a controversial case, Eli Gold (Alan Cumming) hires kooky/kickass attorney Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) to figure out why the FBI is targeting Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) after he lost his presidential campaign. After taking copious notes in her dangerous green notebook, Elsbeth will find herself in a sticky situation with a familiar lawyer – her ex-husband Mike Tascioni.
Mike Tascioni is portrayed by Will Patton. He’s best known for his roles in the films Remember the Titans (Coach Bill Yoast), Armageddon (Chick), Copycat (Nicoletti), The Client (Sgt. Hardy), Desperately Seeking Susan (Wayne Nolan), No Way Out (Scott Pritchard), After Hours (Horst), and Silkwood (Joe), among others. Patton is also recognized for his roles on the TV shows Falling Skies (Captain Weaver), 24 (Alan Wilson), and Numb3rs (Lt. Gary Walker). Fun fact about Patton: He narrates many audio books including Jack Kerouac’s On the Road: 50th Anniversary Edition. The Good Wife airs Sundays at 9pm on CBS.