“Person of Interest” star Michael Emerson likes to capture the wit, lightheartedness of his characters

Michael Emerson shares details on starring in the hit CBS drama “Person of Interest” and the iconic series “Lost.”

BY MELISSA HAYER Published: February 8, 2013
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Emmy Award-winning actor Michael Emerson enjoys looking for the comical elements in his characters, even in the more serious or darker ones.

“I often feel like I’m the secret comedian in any of the shows that I’m in, even though it doesn’t really show that much. But I do try to let that creep in there a little bit. I like to have my characters have some wit, get off a good line or a bit of sarcasm.”

The Iowa native, 58,...

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