Wikia

Boardwalk Empire Wiki

Emmett L. Coughlin

1,812pages on
this wiki
Talk0
Emmett L. Coughlin, played by P.J. Brown, is a recurring character in the third season and debuts in the episode "Bone for Tuna". He is a Prohibition Agent working in Chicago, Illinois. He lives in nearby Cicero, Illinois. He leads a raid on Herkemeyer's speakeasy. He is killed by Nelson Van Alden because Van Alden fears he will expose him as a fugitive.

BiographyEdit

Season 3Edit

Fugitive former agent Nelson Van Alden is among the customers at Herkemeyer's when it is raided. He fears recognition as a fugitive, as he is posing as a salesman named George Mueller. Coughlin has no idea of his true identity, but knows his face as a neighbor and salesman. He lets him go after extorting a bribe. He is killed when he shows up at Van Alden's house to complain about an iron he bought, Van Alden mistaking the purpose of his visit. ("Bone for Tuna")

RelationshipsEdit

Memorable QuotesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Season three appearances
"Resolution" "Spaghetti and Coffee" "Bone for Tuna" "Blue Bell Boy"
"You'd Be Surprised" "Ging Gang Goolie" "Sunday Best" "The Pony"
"The Milkmaid's Lot" "A Man, A Plan..." "Two Imposters" "Margate Sands"

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki