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

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Aaron Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Aaron Benjamin Sorkin is an American screenwriter, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men and The Farnsworth Invention; the television series Sports Night, ...more

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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The West Wing Cast List
M*A*S*H, The West Wing, The Big C - Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV ...more

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Allison Janney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Phineas and Ferb, The West Wing, Mom - Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress. She is a six-time Primetime Emmy Award winner for her television work and has won a Drama Desk Award and received two Tony Award nominations for her ...more

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Bradley Whitford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Trophy Wife - Bradley Whitford is an American film and television actor. He has played White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, Danny Tripp on Studio 60 on the ...more

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Dulé Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Psych, The West Wing, CityKids - Dulé Hill is an American actor and tap dancer. He has played personal presidential aide Charlie Young on the NBC drama television series The West Wing, and pharmaceutical salesman-private ...more

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Janel Moloney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas - Janel Wallace Moloney is an American actress. She played Donna Moss on the television series The West Wing, a role for which she received Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress ...more

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Allison Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Kate & Allie, Spy Game, Buddy Faro - Allison Smith is an American actress and singer best known for her work on television as Mallory O'Brien in Aaron Sorkin's Emmy Award-winning NBC drama The West Wing, and starring on Broadway in ...more

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Jimmy Smits is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Dexter, Sons of Anarchy, The West Wing - Jimmy Smits is an American actor. Smits played attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and Matt Santos on ...more

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Amy Adams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Dr. Vegas, Zoe, Duncan - Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and dramatic performances, Adams has featured in listings of the highest-paid actresses in the world. Her ...more

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John Spencer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, L.A. Law, Trinity (US) - John Spencer was an American actor. He won an Emmy Award in 2002 for his role as White House Chief of Staff Leo McGarry on the NBC political drama series The West Wing.

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Joshua Malina is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Scandal, The West Wing, Sports Night - Joshua Charles Malina is an American film and stage actor. He has played Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, and David Rosen on Scandal.

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Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The Simpsons, The West Wing, Captain Planet and the Planeteers - Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez, better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first achieved fame with roles in the films Badlands and Apocalypse Now. Other ...more

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Bird York is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The Client List, Vengeance Unlimited, Aaron's Way - Bird York is a singer and an actress.

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Mary-Louise Parker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Weeds, The West Wing, Ryan's Hope - Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress. Best known for her lead role on Showtime's television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin, she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in ...more

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Mary McCormack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, In Plain Sight, Murder One - Mary Catherine McCormack is an American actress. She has had leading roles as Justine Appleton, as Deputy National Security Adviser Kate Harper in The West Wing and as Mary Shannon in In Plain

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Moira Kelly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, One Tree Hill, To Have & to Hold - Moira Kelly is an American actress. She played Dorothy Day in Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story, Kate Moseley in the 1992 film The Cutting Edge, as well as single mother Karen Roe on ...more

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Bridgetta Tomarchio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Spartan, Idlewild, Avalon - ' ' ' Bridgetta Tomarchio' ' ' (born in December 25th, 1978) in Baltimore, Maryland, An international Sex Symbol and Star, Bridgetta has made her way to the top and is most known for her late ...more

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Richard Schiff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, Relativity - Richard Schiff is an American actor and comedian. He played Toby Ziegler on The West Wing, a role for which he received an Emmy Award. Schiff made his directorial debut with The West Wing, ...more

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Rob Lowe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Parks and Recreation, The West Wing, The Stand - Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe is an American film and television actor. He garnered fame after appearing in such films as The Outsiders, Oxford Blues, About Last Night..., St. Elmo's Fire, ...more

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C. C. H. Pounder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The West Wing 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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Stockard Channing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The West Wing, Batman Beyond, Out of Practice - Stockard Channing is a three-time Emmy and one-time Tony Award winning American stage, film and television actress. She is known for her portrayal of First Lady Abbey Bartlet in the NBC ...more

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Danica McKellar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The Wonder Years, Young Justice, The Secret Life of the American Teenager - Danica Mae McKellar is an American actress, author, mathematician, and education advocate. She is well known for her role as Kevin Arnold's on-again, off-again girlfriend Winnie Cooper in the ...more

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Ed O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Modern Family, Married... with Children, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil - Edward Leonard "Ed" O'Neill is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the main character, Al Bundy, on the Fox Network sitcom Married... with Children, for which he was ...more

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Edward James Olmos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Dexter, Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice - Edward James Olmos is an American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime ...more

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Elisabeth Moss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Mad Men, Top of the Lake - Elisabeth Singleton Moss is an American actor, known for her roles as Peggy Olson, secretary-turned-copywriter on the AMC series, Mad Men, which earned her five Emmy Awards nominations and one ...more

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Emilio Estevez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Making the Grade, The Wonderful World of Disney (1997) - Emilio Estevez is an American actor, director, and writer. He started his career as an actor and is well known for being a member of the acting Brat Pack of the 1980s, starring in The Breakfast ...more

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Emily Procter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The West Wing Cast List
CSI: Miami, Platypus Man - Emily Mallory Procter is an American actress. From 2002 to 2012, she played Calleigh Duquesne in the CBS police drama CSI: Miami, and from 2000 to 2002 and in 2006, she played Ainsley Hayes in ...more

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Felicity Huffman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Sports Night, American Crime - Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, five times for a Golden Globe Award, and has also won an Emmy ...more

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Ian McShane is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Deadwood, Dallas, Jesus of Nazareth - Ian David McShane is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. Despite appearing in numerous films, McShane is best known for his television roles, particularly BBC's Lovejoy and ...more

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James Morrison is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The West Wing Cast List
24, Suits, Space: Above and Beyond - James Paige Morrison is an American actor.

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Jane Lynch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Glee, Two and a Half Men, Married... with Children - Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show. Lynch's television cameos include an ...more

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Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The West Wing Cast List
24, The Larry Sanders Show, Mr. Show with Bob and David - Janeane Garofalo is an American film actress, stand-up comedian, liberal political activist, and writer. Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on the Ben ...more

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Jason Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Highlander: The Series, Awake, Brotherhood - Jason Isaacs is an English actor. He is known for his performance as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, the brutal Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot and as Michael Caffee in the ...more

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John Gallagher Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The West Wing Cast List
The Newsroom - John Howard Gallagher, Jr. is an American actor and musician known for originating the role of Moritz Stiefel in Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical Spring Awakening, which earned him a ...more

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Roseanne, Treme, The Emperor's New School - John Stephen Goodman is an American actor who is known for his comedic and dramatic roles. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne, for ...more

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Jorja Fox is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The West Wing Cast List
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, ER, Missing Persons - Jorja-An Fox is an American actress, musician and songwriter. She first came to prominence as a recurring guest star on the television medical drama ER, portraying the recurring role of Dr. ...more

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Kristin Chenoweth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Pushing Daisies, GCB, Sit Down - Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good ...more

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Lance Reddick is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Fringe, The Wire, The Corner - Lance Reddick is an American actor and musician. He is best known for portraying Cedric Daniels in The Wire and Phillip Broyles in Fringe. He is also known for playing Detective Johnny Basil on ...more

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Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Murphy Brown, Damages, The Magic School Bus - Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a ...more

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Lisa Edelstein is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The West Wing Cast List
House, Superman: The Animated Series, The Legend of Korra - Lisa Edelstein is an American actress and playwright known for playing Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the medical drama series House M.D..

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Marlee Matlin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Switched at Birth, The L Word, Picket Fences - Marlee Beth Matlin is an American actress. She is the only deaf performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for Children of a Lesser God. At the age of ...more

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Matthew Perry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Friends, Go On, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and playwright known for his role as Chandler Bing on the NBC television sitcom Friends. Along with starring ...more

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Nick Offerman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Parks and Recreation, Robbery Homicide Division, Good Morning - Nick Offerman is an American actor, writer, humorist, and carpenter widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the ...more

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Renée Estevez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Renée Pilar Estevez is an American actress and writer who began acting in 1986.

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Teri Polo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Northern Exposure, The Fosters, Law & Order: LA - Theresa Elizabeth "Teri" Polo is an American actress. She starred as Pam Focker in the film Meet the Parents and its two sequels, Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers. She was one of ...more

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Timothy Busfield is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The West Wing Cast List
Thirtysomething, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Trapper John - Timothy Busfield is an American actor and director. He has played Eliot Weston on the television series thirtysomething; Mark, Kevin Costner's brother-in-law in Field of Dreams; and Danny ...more