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‘Mindhunter': How A 25-Minute Divorce in Mexico Inspired Holt McCallany’s Season Finale Performance

‘Mindhunter': How A 25-Minute Divorce in Mexico Inspired Holt McCallany’s Season Finale Performance

Warning: This article contains major spoilers for “Mindhunter” season two.

Netflix’s crime drama “Mindhunter” ended its second season with FBI agent Bill Tench coming home to an empty house, with fans wondering if his wife Nancy had left him for good.

Holt McCallany, who plays Tench, says he drew inspiration for the performance from a story told by his father, who decades ago was blindsided when he learned of his own divorce at a bar in New York.

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McCallany’s late father, Michael McAloney, was the Tony-award winning producer of a 1970 Broadway production of “Borstal Boy”. According to McCallany, McAloney was, like Tench, pulled in two different directions because of his career and his family.

“I based those scenes on my own dad,” McCallany said of the finale. “He was a man of that era.

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