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

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Alan Thicke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Married... with Children, Growing Pains, I'm in the Band
Alan Willis Thicke is a Canadian actor, songwriter, and game and talk show host. He is known for his role as Jason Seaver, the father on the ABC television series Growing Pains. He is the father ...more

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Alyson Hannigan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I Met Your Mother, Veronica Mars
Alyson Lee Hannigan is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Willow Rosenberg in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lily Aldrin on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your ...more

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Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Good Morning, Miami, The Jim Gaffigan Show
Ashley Churchill Williams is an American television, movie and Broadway actress. She is known for her roles in Snow, Snow 2: Brain Freeze, and Montana Sky, and for her appearances on How I Met ...more

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Bill Fagerbakke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
SpongeBob SquarePants, Gargoyles, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
William Mark "Bill" Fagerbakke is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his long-running roles as Patrick Star in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and ...more

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Amanda Peet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Partners, Togetherness
Amanda Peet is an American actress who has appeared in film, stage, and television. After studying with Uta Hagen at Columbia University, Peet began her career in television commercials, and ...more

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Cobie Smulders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
How I Met Your Mother, Tru Calling, How to Make It in America
Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders-Killam is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Robin Scherbatsky on the television series How I Met Your Mother and Maria Hill ...more

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David Henrie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Wizards of Waverly Place, That's So Raven, Method & Red
David Clayton Henrie is an American actor, television writer, director and producer. He is noted for playing Ted Mosby's future son Luke Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, Justin Russo in Wizards ...more

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Jason Segel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
How I Met Your Mother, Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared
Jason Jordan Segel is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Marshall Eriksen in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, as well as for his work with ...more

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April Bowlby is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Two and a Half Men, Drop Dead Diva
April Michelle Bowlby (born July 30, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for portraying Kandi on the CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men (2006–2015).

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Jennifer Morrison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Jennifer Morrison is a television producer.

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Josh Radnor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
How I Met Your Mother, The Court
Joshua Thomas "Josh" Radnor is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on the popular Emmy Award-winning CBS sitcom How I Met ...more

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Bob Saget is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
How I Met Your Mother, Full House, Raising Dad
Robert Lane "Bob" Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host. Although he is best known for his family-friendly roles as Danny Tanner on Full House and the ...more

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Lyndsy Fonseca is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Nikita, Big Love
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca is an American actress. She is known for portraying Colleen Carlton on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, Ted's daughter on How I Met Your Mother, and Alexandra ...more

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Malin Åkerman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
The Comeback, Trophy Wife, Childrens Hospital
Malin Maria Åkerman is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She is best known as an actress, first making appearances in several Canadian productions. In the early 2000s, she had ...more

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Brooke D'Orsay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Royal Pains, Gary Unmarried, 6teen
Brooke D'Orsay is a Canadian actress from Toronto, Ontario. She is best known for her roles as Caitlin Cooke on the animated Canadian series 6teen and Brooke Mayo on King's Ransom. For American ...more

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Marshall Manesh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Andy Barker, P.I.
Marshall Manesh is an Iranian/American actor. Manesh has appeared in recurring roles on the television shows Will & Grace, Scrubs, Andy Barker, P.I.,Hot in Cleveland, Boston Legal, and, most ...more

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Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
How I Met Your Mother, Justice League, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, magician, singer, and television host. He is known for playing Barney Stinson in the television comedy series How ...more

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Busy Philipps is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Freaks and Geeks, Dawson's Creek, Cougar Town
Elizabeth Jean Philipps, known professionally as Busy Philipps, is an American actress, known for her supporting roles on the television series Freaks and Geeks and Dawson's Creek. She has also ...more

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Suzie Plakson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Dinosaurs, Love & War
Suzie Plakson is an American actress, singer, writer, poet, and artist. She was a regular in the sitcom Love & War, playing sportswriter Mary Margaret "Meg" Tynan. She played four ...more

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Joe Nieves is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Prime Suspect, Day Break, Ryan Caulfield: Year One
Joe Nieves is an actor.

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Candice King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Dating Rules from My Future Self
Candice Rene King (née Accola) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She portrayed Caroline Forbes on the CW television drama series The Vampire Diaries. In December 2006, King ...more

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Charlene Amoia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Charlene Amoia
Charlene Amoia is an actress.

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Courtney Ford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Courtney Braden Ford is an American actress.

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Danneel Ackles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
One Tree Hill, Friends with Benefits, Free Radio
Danneel Ackles, better known by her stage name Danneel Harris, is an American actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Shannon McBain on One Life to Live and Rachel Gatina on One ...more

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Eva Amurri is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list How I Met Your Mother Cast List
Eva Maria Olivia Martino is an American actress.