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Edward McGinty is an American actor. He plays Al Boyd in Boardwalk Empire. He is a co-star the first, second, and third seasons. McGinty is also the head historical researcher and consultant for the series.


Edward McGinty's grandfather was the head bellman at the Ritz Carlton when Enoch L. Johnson, the historical figure that serves as inspiration for the show's main character Nucky Thompson, lived there, and in his old age went fishing with Jimmy Boyd, an underling of Johnson after whom the characters Al Boyd and Jimmy Darmody are named. McGinty's father also worked at the Ritz as a page boy.



Season 1 credits
Boardwalk Empire The Ivory Tower Broadway Limited Anastasia
Nights in Ballygran Family Limitation Home Hold Me in Paradise
Belle Femme The Emerald City Paris Green A Return to Normalcy
Season 2 credits
21 Ourselves Alone A Dangerous Maid What Does the Bee Do?
Gimcrack & Bunkum The Age of Reason Peg of Old Two Boats and a Lifeguard
Battle of the Century Georgia Peaches Under God's Power She Flourishes To the Lost
Season 3 credits
"Resolution" "Spaghetti and Coffee" "Bone for Tuna" "Blue Bell Boy"
"You'd Be Surprised" "Ging Gang Goolie" "Sunday Best" "The Pony"
"The Milkmaid's Lot" "A Man, A Plan..." "Two Imposters" "Margate Sands"

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