In the Madam Secretary episode ‘The Linchpin’, while Secretary Elizabeth McCord (Tea Leoni) negotiates a regime change in Algeria in an attempt to prevent a civil war. But when the trusted U.S. Ambassador to Algeria Roy Curtis (Dakin Matthews) unexpectedly dies, Elizabeth has to really scramble to help keep the North African country together. Meanwhile, at the McCord home, FBI Director Keith Doherty investigates the hacking of Jason’s computer.
[Michael Boatman is also the author of horror and weird stories including Who Wants To Be the Prince of Darkness?]
FBI Director Doherty is portrayed by Michael Boatman. He’s known for his roles on Nickelodeon’s Instant Mom (Charlie Phillips), The Good Wife (Julius Cain), Anger Management (Michael), Gossip Girl (Russell Thorpe), Law & Order: SVU (Dave Seaver), Arli$$ (Stanley Babson), Spin City (Carter Heywood), and China Beach (Pvt. Samuel Beckett), among others. Madam Secretary airs Sundays at 9pm on CBS.