Wayne Hays
Wayne Hays
Status: Alive
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Played by: Mahershala Ali
Seasons: 3
Appears in: 1 season, 0 episodes

Wayne David Hays is a detective that investigates the kidnapping of children in Arkansas.


The lead detective investigating the disappearance of two children in 1980’s Arkansas, Wayne Hays continues to pursue the case long after it’s considered closed by the state. Suffering memory loss as the years pass, he’s in a race against time to fit the pieces together.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Wayne Hays was portrayed by Mahershala Ali in Season 3 of True Detective.


Season 3
"The Great War and Modern Memory" "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" "The Big Never" The Hour and the Day
If You Have Ghosts Hunters in the Dark The Final Country Now Am Found