Mandy Patinkin stars as Saul Berenson on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland
Saul is the CIA's Middle-East Division Chief and Carrie's mentor and friend. His ability to be calm and really know his target is extremely helpful in getting them to talk. His relationship with Carrie is almost on a father-daughter level. He has had to keep quiet about many of Carrie's mistakes as she constantly toes the line when it comes to the law. Saul is married to Mira, who left him to go back to her country because he always put his career ahead of their marriage.
Mandy is just about as famous for his musical talent as he is for his acting career. He won the Tony Award for his role in Evita and has had numerous important starring television roles on shows such as Chicago Hope
, Dead Like Me
and most recently, Criminal Minds
. He has played the role of Dr. Jeffrey Geiger on Chicago Hope
, Picket Fences
and Homicide: Life on the Street