Gene hunt pilot
Gene Hunt
Series: Life on Mars (US)
Hit and Run
Rank: Captain
Significant others: Mrs Hunt
Actor: Colm Meaney
UK equivalent: Gene Hunt
US equivalent: Gene Hunt (Major Tom)
Spanish equivalent: Joaquín Gallardo

Captain Gene Hunt was the leader of the homocide division of a police precinct in 1970s Los Angeles who believed in violence over negotiation. In 1972, he was joined by Det. Sam Tyler, who awoke after being hit by a car in 2007. Together they investigated the disappearance of two women and the murders of Edward Kenmore.

Behind the scenesEdit

This rendition of Gene Hunt is played by Irish actor Colm Meaney, who is most recognised for his role as Miles O'Brien in the science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He has more recently been one of the stars of Hell on Wheels as "Doc" Durant.

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