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Hell on Wheels cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Hell on Wheels main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Hell on Wheels stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Hell on Wheels focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Hell on Wheels that are on here as well.

Everything from Colm Meaney to Common is included on this poll.

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Anson Mount is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Hell on Wheels Cast List
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Anson Adams Mount IV (born February 25, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for his television roles as fictional character Cullen Bohannon in the AMC western drama series Hell on Wheels, Jim Steele on the short-lived NBC series Conviction, the Marvel Comics superhero Black Bolt in Marvel's Inhumans, and Captain Christopher Pike in season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery. He also appeared in the film Tully (2000). ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Hell on Wheels, Conviction, The Mountain, Line of Fire

Birthplace: Prospect Heights, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Christopher Heyerdahl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Hell on Wheels Cast List
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Christopher Heyerdahl (born September 18, 1963) is a Canadian actor who portrayed the Wraith Todd in Stargate Atlantis, Sam in Van Helsing and "Swede" in Hell on Wheels. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Stargate Atlantis, Sanctuary, Nuremberg

Birthplace: British Columbia, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Colm Meaney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Hell on Wheels Cast List
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Colm J. Meaney (; Irish: Colm Ó Maonaigh; born 30 May 1953) is an Irish actor known for playing Miles O'Brien in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999). He has guest-starred on many TV shows including Law & Order and The Simpsons, and starred as Thomas Durant on Hell on Wheels. He has also had a significant career in motion pictures, and appeared in the film The Damned United, all three film adaptations of Roddy Doyle's The Barrytown Trilogy, and in Get Him to the Greek, as well as Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. In 2017, Meaney won the Best Actor IFTA for his portrayal of Irish politician Martin McGuinness in the film The Journey. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Hell on Wheels, Life on Mars, Alice, + more

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Dublin

Nationality: Ireland

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Common is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Hell on Wheels Cast List
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Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, writer, philanthropist, and activist. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained an underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.Common's first major-label album Like Water for Chocolate (2000) received commercial success. In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for the Erykah Badu single "Love of My Life". His 2005 album Be was also a commercial success and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2006 Grammy Awards. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Hell on Wheels, Black in the 80s

Birthplace: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, + more

Nationality: United States of America

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