TV Actors The Shield Cast List

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

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Alex O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Shield Cast List
Hawaii Five-0, The Shield, Moonlight - Alex O'Loughlin is an Australian actor, currently playing Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on CBS' remade TV series of Hawaii Five-0. He had starring roles in the films Oyster Farmer and The ...more

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Ally Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Shield Cast List
Sons of Anarchy, Profiler, Sleeper Cell - Allene Damian "Ally" Walker is an American actress, producer, director and screenwriter. Walker is best known for her roles as Doctor Samantha Waters on the NBC crime drama series ...more

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Anthony Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Shield Cast List
Law & Order, The Shield, black-ish - Anthony Anderson is an American actor and writer, and the star of ABC's Black-ish. He has also starred in his own sitcom, All About the Andersons, as well as the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show ...more

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Benito Martinez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, American Crime - Benito Martinez is an American actor who played David Aceveda in the television drama series The Shield and currently plays Alonzo Guttierez on American Crime. He also had a recurring role as ...more

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Brian J. White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Shield Cast List
Beauty & the Beast, The Shield, Moonlight - Brian Joseph White is an American actor, producer, model, dancer, and stockbroker.

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Catherine Dent is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, Taken, Day One - Catherine Grace Dent is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Danielle "Danny" Sofer in the FX series The Shield.

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C. C. H. Pounder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Shield Cast List
ER, Warehouse 13, The Shield - Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder, known professionally as C. C. H. Pounder, is a Guyanese-born American film and television actress. She has appeared in numerous films, made-for-television films, ...more

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David Marciano is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Shield Cast List
Homeland, The Shield, Due South - David Marciano is an American actor best known for his roles as Detective Raymond Vecchio in the television series Due South and Detective Steve Billings in the FX police drama The Shield. ...more

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Brandon Mychal Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Shield Cast List
Phil of the Future, Sonny with a Chance, Lucky Louie - Brandon Mychal Smith is an American actor, comedian, singer, dancer, and rapper, best known for playing Bug Wendal in Gridiron Gang, Li'l Danny Dawkins in Phil of the Future, Nico Harris in ...more

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David Rees Snell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield - David Rees Snell is an American actor, most known for his role as Detective Ronnie Gardocki on the crime drama The Shield.

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Forest Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, North and South, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - Forest Steven Whitaker III is an American actor, producer, and director. He has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Lee Daniels' The Butler, Bird and Ghost ...more

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Frances Fisher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Shield Cast List
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, ER, Eureka - Frances Louise Fisher is a British-born American actress. Fisher began her career in theatre and later starred as detective Deborah 'Red' Saxon in the ABC daytime soap opera The Edge of Night. ...more

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Glenn Close is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, Damages, Rabbit Ears Productions - Glenn Close is an American film, television and stage actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the ...more

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Jay Karnes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Shield Cast List
Burn Notice, The Shield - Jay Karnes is an American actor, best known for his role as LAPD detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach on the FX television series The Shield.

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Johnny Tri Nguyen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Shield Cast List
Alias, The Shield, Martial Law - Johnny Tri Nguyen is an actor, stunt performer, film producer, screenwriter and martial artist.

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Kenny Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, Bates Motel, Prime Suspect - Kenneth Allen "Kenny" Johnson is an American actor well known for his portrayal of Detective Curtis Lemansky on the American drama The Shield, Joseph Shaw on Cold Case, Detective ...more

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Franka Potente is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Shield Cast List
Copper, The Sinking of the Laconia - Franka Potente is a German film actress and singer. She first appeared in the comedy After Five in the Forest Primeval, for which she won a Bavarian Film Award for Best Young Actress and her ...more

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Michael Chiklis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, No Ordinary Family, Vegas - Michael Chiklis is an actor, director and television producer. Some of the previous roles for which he is best known include Commissioner Tony Scali on the ABC police drama The Commish, LAPD ...more

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Michael Jace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, Dangerous Minds - Michael Jace is an American actor. He starred in State of Play with Russell Crowe. He is best known for his role as Los Angeles Police Officer Julien Lowe, a Christian who is conflicted about ...more

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Paula Garcés is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, Defying Gravity - Paula Garcés is a Colombian American film and television actress, known for her appearance in films such as Clockstoppers and The Harold and Kumar Series, and on TV shows such as CSI: ...more

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Jason Earles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Shield Cast List
Hannah Montana, Kickin' It, Aaron Stone - Jason Earles is an actor.

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Walton Goggins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Shield Cast List
Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Shield - Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his roles as Shane Vendrell on The Shield and Boyd Crowder on Justified. He has appeared in films such as ...more

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Jamie Anne Allman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield, The Killing - Jamie Anne Allman, born Jamie Anne Brown in Parsons, Kansas, is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Terry Marek on AMC's The Killing.

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Cathy Cahlin Ryan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Shield - Cathy Cahlin Ryan is an American actress best known for the character of Corrine Mackey on the police drama The Shield. A native of Miami, Florida, Ryan has also appeared in numerous television ...more

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John Diehl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Shield Cast List
Stargate, Miami Vice - John Diehl is an American actor. Diehl was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from St. Xavier High School in 1968.

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Laura Harring is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Shield Cast List
General Hospital, Sunset Beach, Flipper - Laura Harring is a Mexican actress. In 1985, Harring became the first Latina woman crowned Miss USA. She later began her acting career in television and film. She is best known for her role as ...more

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Laurie Holden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Shield Cast List
The Walking Dead, The Magnificent Seven, Family Passions - Heather Laurie Holden, better known as Laurie Holden, is an American actress, producer model and human rights activist. She is perhaps best recognized for her roles as Marita Covarrubias in The ...more

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Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Shield Cast List
Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc., The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd - Lewis Niles Black is an American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his angry face, comedy and style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or ...more

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Melanie Lynskey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Shield Cast List
Two and a Half Men, Rose Red, Togetherness - Melanie Jayne Lynskey is a New Zealand-born actress, known for playing Rose on Two and a Half Men, Michelle Pierson on Togetherness, as well as roles in the films Heavenly Creatures, Up in the ...more

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Michele Hicks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Shield Cast List
Heist - Michele Hicks is an American screen actress and former fashion model who has worked in both film and television. On television, Hicks's appearances include Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law ...more

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Natalie Zea is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Shield Cast List
Justified, The Following, Dirty Sexy Money - Natalie Zea is an American actress, known for her performances on television. Zea began her acting career in theatre. Her first major role was on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions, where she ...more

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Nichole Hiltz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Shield Cast List
In Plain Sight, The Riches, The Best Sex Ever - Nichole Marie Hiltz is an American actress. She has appeared in several films, made for TV movies and television series. Her most recent long-running television credit is for USA Network's In ...more

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Reed Diamond is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Shield Cast List
Dollhouse, Homicide: Life on the Street, Franklin & Bash - Reed Edward Diamond is an American actor. He is best known for the roles of Det. Mike Kellerman on Homicide: Life on the Street, Jason Pillar in season 8 of 24, and recurring character Laurence ...more

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Rick Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Shield Cast List
Reaper, Bent, Traffic Light - Rick Gonzalez is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Timo Cruz in the motion picture Coach Carter, and as Ben Gonzalez on the CW supernatural drama television series

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Stana Katic is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Shield Cast List
Castle, Would Be Kings, Faceless - Stana Katic is a Canadian-American film and television actress of Croatian Serb descent. She plays Detective Kate Beckett on the ABC series Castle.