Regular Petey gives the following advice ahead of Fox’s new procedural series. The Advocate Channel The inside scoop on the thrilling show featuring missing persons Alert.
He is well-known for his parts in Broad City And Grace and FrankieGibson was not expecting to land the part, since his comedy background is limited. Being a transgender, gay actor, having a regular role on a procedural is significant.
Gibson says to Tracy E. Gilchrist, “I’m over-the-moon about it.” Advocate Today.
Alert is a procedural drama about the Philadelphia Police Department’s Missing Person’s Unit (MPU). Gibson portrays C, the supervisor for the MPU’s Forensic Imaging Unit. He is part forensic artist, part anthropologist.
Gibson explained that Gibson is the man in the lab. This is a role Gibson loves. To be the person who, you know, is a little odder and a little more artistic. This show isn’t comedy, but it has some humor. It’s thrilling for me to be able to share some levity with others and just be a fully formed human being.
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Gibson said that Gibson has approached the role “as an artist helping to find missing people” rather than as a cop.