Tate Donovan as Tom Shayes | Damages on FX

Tate Donovan

Tom Shayes

Tate Donovan stars as "Tom Shayes," Patty Hewes’ longtime lieutenant, who is now an equal partner in the law firm. While working on the Tobin case, Tom makes an unwelcome discovery and will stop at nothing to set things right.

Career Highlights

Tate Donovan's film works includes Nancy Drew, Good Night and Good Luck, Ethan Frome, Love Potion #9, Memphis Belle, Clean and Sober, Disney’s Hercules and the upcoming independent films Neal Cassady, American Primitive and Below the Beltway.

As well as directing episodes from seasons two and three on Damages, Donovan has also helmed episodes of The OC, FX’s Nip/Tuck and Medium for CBS. He worked as a segment producer for the HBO documentary By the People about the election of President Barack Obama.

On stage, Donovan performed in Rabbit Hole, which won an Ovation Award at the Geffen Theatre. His additional stage credits include Broadway’s Amy’s View with Dame Judi Dench; Picnic; and Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonnergan. He’s worked at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Roundabout, Mark Taper Forum and the Long Wharf.

Campbell Scott Cast

Campbell Scott

as Joe Tobin

Joe Tobin's world fell apart when his father confessed that their family’s investment business was a complete fraud.