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The Big C Cast List

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

Items featured on this poll include everything from Alan Alda to Liam Neeson

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from The Big C?" or "Who starred on The Big C?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Big C Cast List
M*A*S*H, The West Wing, The Big C
Alan Alda (; born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he played ...more
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Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Big C Cast List
The Big C, A Touch of Cloth, The Day of the Triffids
Brian Denis Cox (born 1 June 1946) is a Scottish actor who works with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. Cox is also known for appearing ...more
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Cynthia Nixon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Big C Cast List
Sex and the City, The Big C, Warm Springs
Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actor and activist. For her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004), Nixon won the 2004 Primetime Emmy ...more
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Hugh Dancy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Big C Cast List
Hannibal, The Big C, The New Adventures of Robin Hood
Hugh Michael Horace Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as criminal profiler Will Graham in the NBC television series Hannibal (2013–2015), as Thomas ...more
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Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Big C Cast List
The Wire, Luther, The Big C
Idrissa Akuna Elba (; born 6 September 1972) is an English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer. He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, ...more
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John Benjamin Hickey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Big C Cast List
The Big C, Manhattan, It's All Relative
John Benjamin Hickey (born June 25, 1963) is an American actor with a career in stage, film and television. He won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for his ...more
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Laura Linney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Big C Cast List
John Adams, The Big C, Tales of the City
Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards, and has ...more
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Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Big C Cast List
Star Wars: The Clone Wars, The Big C, Liberty's Kids
Liam John Neeson (born 7 June 1952) is an actor from Northern Ireland. He has been nominated for a number of awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a ...more
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Oliver Platt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Big C Cast List
Bored to Death, The Big C, Huff
Oliver James Platt (born January 12, 1960) is a Canadian–American actor. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award as well as Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
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Phyllis Somerville is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Big C Cast List
The Big C
Phyllis Jeanne Somerville (born December 12, 1943) is an American stage, film and television actress known for her work in The Big C, Little Children, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
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Reid Scott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Big C Cast List
Veep, The Big C, My Boys
Reid Scott (born Reid Scott Weiner; November 19, 1977) is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Brendan "Brando" Dorff in the TBS comedy series My Boys ...more
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Gabourey Sidibe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Big C Cast List
Empire, The Big C
Gabourey Sidibe ( GAB-ə-ray SID-i-bay; born May 6, 1983) is an American actress. Sidibe made her acting debut in the 2009 film Precious, a role that earned her the Independent Spirit Award for ...more
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Simon Kassianides is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Big C Cast List
The Big C
Simon Kassianides is an English actor, film director, producer and screenwriter.
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Gabriel Basso is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Big C Cast List
The Big C
Louis Gabriel Basso III (born December 11, 1994) is an American actor, known for his roles in the Showtime series The Big C, the 2011 science fiction film Super 8, and the 2013 comedy-drama The ...more