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House of Cards Cast List

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House of Cards cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the House of Cards 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 House of Cards stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from House of Cards focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on House of Cards that are on here as well.

Items featured on this list include everything from Sakina Jaffrey to Kevin Spacey

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from House of Cards?" or "Who starred on House of Cards?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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    Colin Jeavons

    House of Cards, Sherlock Holmes
    Colin Abel Jeavons (born 20 October 1929) is a retired English television actor. He was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, to parents from the Black Country, and the family moved to West Bromwich before...  more
  • 2

    Constance Zimmer

    House of Cards, Boston Legal
    Constance Alice Zimmer (born October 11, 1970) is an American actress. She rose to prominence for playing Dana Gordon in the television series Entourage (2005–2011) and Claire Simms in the television...  more
  • 3

    Damien Thomas

    House of Cards, Shōgun
    Damien Thomas (born 11 April 1942) is a British actor noted for his roles in British films and television, such as his role as Father Martin Alvito in the 1980 hit miniseries Shōgun and as Richard...  more
  • 4

    Diane Fletcher

    House of Cards, The Final Cut
    Diane Fletcher (born 17 April 1944) is an English actress. Fletcher was born in Derby, England. She played Nancy in Fairly Secret Army, and has appeared in other popular British television shows such...  more
  • 5

    Ian Richardson

    House of Cards, Hogfather
    Ian William Richardson, (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor of film, stage and television. He portrayed the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of...  more
  • 6

    James Villiers

    House of Cards, Anything More Would Be Greedy
    James Michael Hyde Villiers (29 September 1933 – 18 January 1998) was an English character actor and a familiar face on British television. Villiers was particularly memorable for his plummy voice...  more
  • 7

    Kate Mara

    House of Cards
    Kate Rooney Mara ( MAIR-ə; born February 27, 1983) is an American actress and fashion model. She is known for playing reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards (2013–2014;...  more
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    Kevin Spacey

    House of Cards, Unsub
    Kevin Spacey Fowler (born July 26, 1959) is an American actor, producer, and singer. Spacey began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He...  more
  • 9

    Malcolm Tierney

    House of Cards, Lovejoy
    Malcolm Tierney (25 February 1938 – 18 February 2014) was an English actor who appeared in many film and television roles....  more
  • 10

    Michael Kelly

    House of Cards, Generation Kill
    Michael Joseph Kelly, Jr. (born May 22, 1969) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Doug Stamper in House of Cards, as well as for roles in films such as Changeling, Dawn of the...  more
  • 11

    Miles Anderson

    House of Cards, Family Affairs
    Miles Anderson (born 23 October 1947) is a Zimbabwean stage and television actor, who has appeared in television serials both in the United Kingdom, and North America. He recently appeared as...  more
  • 12

    Robin Wright

    House of Cards, Santa Barbara
    Robin Gayle Wright (born April 8, 1966) is an American actress. She is the recipient of eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations and has earned a Golden Globe Award and a Satellite Award for her work...  more
  • 13

    Sakina Jaffrey

    House of Cards
    Sakina Jaffrey (born February 14, 1962) is an American actress....  more
  • 14

    Sandrine Holt

    House of Cards, The Returned
    Sandrine Claire Holt (born Sandrine Vanessa Ho; 19 November 1972) is a British Canadian model and actress....  more
  • 15

    Sebastian Arcelus

    House of Cards, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters
    Sebastian Carlos Arcelus (born November 5, 1976) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Lucas Goodwin in the Netflix TV series House of Cards from 2013 to 2016 and Jay Whitman in the CBS...  more
  • 16

    Susannah Harker

    Pride and Prejudice, House of Cards
    Susannah Harker (born (1965-04-26)26 April 1965) is an English film, television, and theatre actor. She was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award in 1990 for her role as Mattie Storin in House of Cards. The...  more
  • 17

    Nicholas Selby

    House of Cards
    Nicholas Selby was an actor....  more
  • 18

    Corey Stoll

    House of Cards, The Strain
    Corey Daniel Stoll (born March 14, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather on the American television horror/suspense series The Strain on the FX network, as...  more
  • 19

    Isabelle Amyes

    House of Cards, Bad Girls
    Isabelle Amyes (born 13 June 1950) is an English actress best known for her role as Barbara 'Babs' Hunt in the British TV drama Bad Girls from 2000–03. Another prominent role was as Fanny in Love in...  more
  • 20

    Alphonsia Emmanuel

    House of Cards, Desmond's
    Alphonsia Emmanuel is an actress....  more
  • 21

    William Chubb

    House of Cards, Sleepers
    William Chubb is an actor....  more
  • 22

    Elizabeth Norment

    House of Cards
    Elizabeth Norment is an actress....  more
  • 23

    Jaclyn Jones

    House of Cards
    Jaclyn Jones is an actress....
  • 24

    Reuel Pendleton

    House of Cards
    Reuel Pendleton is an actor....
  • 25

    Kristen Connolly

    House of Cards, The Whispers
    Kristen Nora Connolly is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Dana in the 2012 film The Cabin in the Woods, and Christina Gallagher on the Netflix series House of Cards. She has...  more