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The L Word Cast List

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

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Alexandra Hedison is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The L Word Cast List
L.A. Firefighters
Alexandra Hedison (born July 10, 1969) is an American photographer, director, and actress.
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Daniela Sea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The L Word Cast List
The L Word
Daniela Sea (born 1977) is an American filmmaker, actress and musician. She rose to prominence through her role as Max Sweeney on Showtime's drama series The L Word.
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Eric Lively is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The L Word Cast List
Covert Affairs, The L Word, So Weird
Eric Lawrence Lively Brown (born July 31, 1981), better known as Eric Lively, is an American former actor. He played the role of Andy Evans in Speak.
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Annabella Sciorra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The L Word Cast List
Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Mental, The Whole Truth
Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra (, SHOH-rə; born March 29, 1960) is an American actress. Her film roles include True Love (1989), Cadillac Man (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), The Hand That Rocks ...more
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Eric Mabius is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The L Word Cast List
Ugly Betty, The L Word, Eyes
Eric Harry Timothy Mabius (born April 22, 1971) is an American actor. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, with a degree in cinema ...more
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Erin Daniels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The L Word Cast List
The L Word, Julie Reno, Bounty Hunter
Erin Daniels (born October 9, 1973) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Dana Fairbanks on The L Word (2004–2007). Her feature film work includes A Single Man and One Hour
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Jennifer Beals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The L Word Cast List
Lie to Me, The L Word, The Chicago Code
Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American actress and a former teen model. She made her film debut in 1980's My Bodyguard, before receiving critical acclaim for her role in ...more
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Chelsea Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The L Word Cast List
Make It Or Break It, Pasadena, Snow Queen
Chelsea Hobbs (born February 18, 1985) is a Canadian actress. She is known for roles such as Gerda in the 2002 television film Snow Queen, and as Emily Kmetko the ABC Family teen drama Make It ...more
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Karina Lombard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The L Word Cast List
Karina Lombard The 4400, The L Word
Karina Lombard (born January 21, 1969) is a French-American actress and singer. She has appeared in projects such as the Showtime series The L Word, The 4400, Rescue Me, and Legends of the
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Katherine Moennig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The L Word Cast List
Ray Donovan, The L Word, Young Americans
Katherine Sian Moennig (born December 29, 1977) is an American actress known for her role as Shane McCutcheon on The L Word (2004-09), as well as Jake Pratt on Young Americans (2000). Moennig ...more
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Cobie Smulders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The L Word Cast List
How I Met Your Mother, Tru Calling, How to Make It in America
Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders (born April 3, 1982) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for starring as Robin Scherbatsky in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014). ...more
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Laurel Holloman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The L Word Cast List
The L Word
Laurel Lisa Holloman (born May 23, 1971) is an American painter and actress. She is best known for playing Tina Kennard in The L Word.
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Lauren Lee Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The L Word Cast List
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The L Word, Mutant X
Lauren Lee Smith (born June 19, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her television roles, including Emma DeLauro in the syndicated fantasy drama Mutant X, Riley Adams in the CBS ...more
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Cybill Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The L Word Cast List
Moonlighting, Cybill, The Client List
Cybill Lynne Shepherd (born February 18, 1950) is an American actress, singer, and former model. Shepherd's better-known roles include Jacy in The Last Picture Show (1971), Kelly in The ...more
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Leisha Hailey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The L Word Cast List
Leisha Hailey The L Word
Leisha Hailey (born July 11, 1971) is a Japanese-born American actress and musician known for playing Alice Pieszecki in the Showtime Networks series The L Word. Hailey first came to the ...more
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Dallas Roberts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The L Word Cast List
Rubicon
Dallas Mark Roberts (born May 10, 1970) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Milton Mamet in the third season of AMC's The Walking Dead (2012-2013), Eliot Delson on ...more
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Lucy Lawless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The L Word Cast List
The X-Files, Battlestar Galactica, Veronica Mars
Lucille Frances Lawless, (born 29 March 1968), is a New Zealand actress and singer. She portrayed the title character in television series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001); cylon model Number ...more
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Marlee Matlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The L Word Cast List
Switched at Birth, The L Word, Picket Fences
Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress, author, and activist. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Children of a Lesser God (1986) and to date is the only ...more
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Mia Kirshner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The L Word Cast List
Defiance, The L Word, Wolf Lake
Mia Kirshner (born January 25, 1975 or 1976) is a Canadian actress, writer and social activist who works in movies and television series. She is known for her role as Jenny Schecter on the cable ...more
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Dana Delany is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The L Word Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League
Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After appearing in small roles early in her career, Delany received her breakthrough role as Colleen ...more
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Pam Grier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The L Word Cast List
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The L Word, Roots: The Next Generations
Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress. Grier became known in the early 1970s for starring in a string of 1970s women in prison and blaxploitation films such as The Big ...more
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Rachel Shelley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The L Word Cast List
Once Upon a Time, The L Word
Rachel Shelley (born 25 August 1969) is an English actress and model. She is best known for playing Helena Peabody in the Showtime series The L Word and Elizabeth Russell in the Oscar-nominated ...more
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Sarah Shahi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The L Word Cast List
Person of Interest, Life, The L Word
Aahoo Jahansouz "Sarah" Shahi (Persian: آهو جهانسوز سارا شاهی‎; born January 10, 1980) is an Iranian-American television actress and former NFL Cheerleader of Iranian and Spanish ...more
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Elizabeth Berkley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The L Word Cast List
Saved by the Bell, Life Goes On, Brother's Keeper
Elizabeth Berkley (born July 28, 1972) is an American actress and reality show personality. Berkley's most notable roles were as Jessie Spano in the television series Saved by the Bell, and as ...more
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Erica Cerra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The L Word Cast List
Eureka, Cold Squad, Hide and Seek
Erica Cerra (born October 31, 1979) is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Deputy Jo Lupo on the Syfy series Eureka, and artificial intelligence A.L.I.E. and her creator Becca on ...more