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Michael Buchanan
played by Scott Patterson
Nickname Mike
Species Non-Human
Gender Male
Location Unknown
Profession Pilot
Rank Captain
Status Alive
Family Valerie Buchanan (wife)
Leila Buchanan (daughter)
Samantha Buchanan (foster daughter)
Season(s) 1
First Seen "I Haven't Told You Everything"
Last Seen "For the Good of Our Country"
Episode Count 11 episodes
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Michael Buchanan is Leila Buchanan's father and a sleeper, who was thrown into the global conspiracy and has to go to great lengths to protect his family.


Affable, with Marlboro Man good looks, Michael has always preferred the peace and quiet of nature rather than the clutter and drive of the city life. His every vacation has been spent in national parks, jungles and rainforests, and he has taken a number of wilderness survival classes in order to safely immerse himself in the thing he loves most: exploring nature.


Michael combined his love of the outdoors and his passion for wilderness photography to produce outstanding images of American wildlife, nature, scenic provincial parks and mountain areas that now adorn the walls of the dream home which took years to remodel.

(redacted) Especially once she realized that underneath a tough exterior hid a caring and compassionate man. Michael and Val married a year later, and soon thereafter welcomed their first daughter Leila, (redacted) Samantha.

When Leila began a serious relationship with Sean, Michael became overprotective, though he quickly became fond of Sean. Sean’s love for Leila was nearly palpable, and it was clearly evident in seeing them together that he made her incredibly happy. Michael and Val welcomed Sean into their home, and Michael (redacted)

Michael is a dedicated father and husband. (redacted)