J. August Richards:
J. August Richards is an American actor. He first appeared in an episode of The Cosby Show in 1988. During the 1990s, he mostly had one-time roles on TV, as well as appeared in the films Good Burger and Why Do Fools Fall in Love. His television breakthrough came during the 2000s, landing the role of Charles Gunn in Angel. After this, he played the role of A.D.A. Billy Desmond in the short-lived series Conviction, as well as starred as Marcus McGrath in Raising the Bar. In the 2010s, Richards became known for his role as Michael Peterson / Deathlok in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He went on to play Ford in Bravo’s Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce. He currently stars as Dr. Oliver Post in the TV drama Council of Dads.