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Terry Kinney
Miami Vice Character
January 29, 1954, Lincoln, Illinois
Elizabeth Perkins (1984-88, divorced)
Kathryn Erbe (1993-2006, divorced), two children

Terry Kinney (born January 29, 1954, Lincoln, Illinois) is an American stage and screen actor who made his TV debut as A.D.A. William Pepin, who gave high school football star Archie Ellis a free walk for cooperating with Metro-Dade Vice, then revoked it trying to get a bigger fish (Curtis "Count" Walker) in the episode "The Good Collar" of the series Miami Vice.


Kinney, along with actors Gary Sinise (CSI: New York, Forrest Gump) and Jeff Perry (Nash Bridges) founded the Chicago-based Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and directed several plays, including Balm in Gilead, Well Appointed Room, and in July 2010, Fifth of July. Kinney went in front of the camera, debuting in the 1978 film A Wedding, followed by appearances in the films Seven Minutes In Heaven (with Denny Dillon), No Mercy (with Jeroen Krabbe, Gary Basaraba, Bruce McGill, and Ray Sharkey), Miles From Home (with Brian Dennehy and Kevin Anderson), Talent for the Game (with Tom Bower and Edward James Olmos), Body Snatchers (with R. Lee Ermey), The Firm (with David Strathairn, Jerry Hardin, and Paul Calderon), Luminous Motion (with Bruce Macvittie), Save The Last Dance, November Criminals (with David Strathairn), and his most recent film, Mile 22 (2018).

His other TV appearances include the TV movie Murder Ordained (with Guy Boyd), seven episodes of thirtysomething, Homicide: Life On The Street (with Richard Belzer and Melissa Leo), the TV movie George Wallace (with Clarence Williams III), That Championship Season (with Vincent D'Onofrio), the entire series Oz (with Rita Moreno and Tom Mardirosian), six episodes of The Mentalist, the entire series; Black Box and Good Behavior, and his most recent TV appearances, in 20 episodes of Billions.

Personal Life

Kinney married actress Elizabeth Perkins (The Flintstones, Weeds) in 1984 until their divorce in 1988, Kinney then married actress Kathryn Erbe (Law and Order: Criminal Intent) from 1993 until their divorce in 2006. They have two children; Maeve Elsbeth Erbe Kenney (born 1995) and Carson Lincoln Kinney (born 2003).