Peter Connelly
played by Jason Isaacs
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Peter is a dedicated, headstrong FBI agent and Quantico-trained criminologist. After a heart-wrenching death in Peter’s family led to a rift between him and his wife, Peter requested a reassignment that took him from Washington to Jerusalem. That was six months ago, and he’s still living in a hotel. Peter is about results, and that usually means following his gut rather than doing things by the book. But after a serious misstep in a previous case, Peter’s got a chip on his shoulder and to prove he still has what it takes he’ll have to cooperate with his current superior, and sometimes lover, Lynn Monahan. Peter better learn to play nice, because with a family life in shambles, and with the agency looking for any excuse to fire him, Lynn may be the only ally he’s got. Peter has thrown everything into his work, but if he’s not careful, he could lose that, too.

Golden Globe nominee Jason Isaacs stars as Peter Connelly, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem, who, while investigating a murder, uncovers a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making. 

Born in England and raised in London, Isaacs made his film debut with the groundbreaking role of Colonel William Tavington in “The Patriot.” Two years later Isaacs began his role as Lucius Malfoy in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”  He went on to reprise the role in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows -  Parts I and II.”  He was most recently  seen in “Fury.”  His other film roles include  “Black Hawk Down,” “Green Zone,” “Friends with Money,” “Peter Pan,” “The Tuxedo,” “Sweet November,” “Windtalkers,” “End of the Affair,” “Armageddon,” “Event Horizon”  and “Abduction.” 

Isaacs’ television credits include appearances in the dramas “The West Wing” and “Entourage.”   He starred in “Brotherhood” and the NBC drama “Awake.”  He also was seen in the NBC mini-series “Rosemary’s Baby.”  Isaacs has garnered multiple awards and nominations for his television roles including the Best Actor BAFTA Award for his performance in “The Curse of Steptoe” and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series for Motion Picture Made for Television for the six-part conspiracy thriller “The State Within.”