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‘Mindhunter’ Star Holt McCallany Is ‘Flattered but Deeply Surprised’ About Bill Tench the Sex Icon

‘Mindhunter’ Star Holt McCallany Is ‘Flattered but Deeply Surprised’ About Bill Tench the Sex Icon

Mild spoilers for “Mindhunter” season two below.

One very unexpected reaction to the second season of Netflix’s “Mindhunter” came from a subset of fans who declared FBI agent Bill Tench, played by Holt McCallany, a sex symbol.

Mel Magazine called Tench “The Unlikely Hearthrob” of “Mindhunter.” Clips like this compilation of McCallany speaking French, and this Tench supercut, have been widely shared on social media. Refinery29 writer Elana Nicolaou even dubbed the fandom “Tench wenches.“

That’s a lot of love for a character McCallany himself describes as a “chainsmoker with a buzzcut,” and while the actor says he’s “very flattered,” he also tells TheWrap the whole thing has him “deeply surprised.”

“Where were all these young ladies when I needed them?” McCallany joked.

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In “Mindhunter” Tench, a fictional character loosely based on real life FBI agent Robert K. Ressler,

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