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The West Wing Cast List

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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 (born June 9, 1961) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men, The Farnsworth Invention and To ...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 (; 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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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 (born November 19, 1959) is an American actress. A prolific character actress, Janney has received many accolades, including an Academy Award, seven Primetime Emmy Awards, ...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 (born October 10, 1959) is an American actor and political activist. He portrayed White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the NBC television drama The West Wing, for ...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
Karim Dulé Hill (; born May 3, 1975) is an American actor and tap dancer. He played personal presidential aide and Deputy Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff Charlie Young on the NBC ...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 (born October 3, 1969) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Donna Moss on the television series The West Wing, a role for which she received ...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 (born December 9, 1969) is an American actress, singer, writer and director, best known for her work on television as Mallory O'Brien in Aaron Sorkin's Emmy Award-winning NBC drama ...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 (born July 9, 1955) is an Emmy Award-winning, American actor best known for playing attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the ...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, she has been featured three times in annual rankings of the highest-paid ...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 (December 20, 1946 – December 16, 2005) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as Leo McGarry on the NBC political drama series The West Wing. His performance on the ...more
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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 (born January 17, 1966) is an American film and stage actor. He has played Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, David Rosen on ...more
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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 Gerardo Antonio Estévez (born August 3, 1940), known professionally as Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first became known for his roles in the films The Subject Was ...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
Kathleen "Bird" York is an American actress, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter recording artist. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for ...more
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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 (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress and writer. After making her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss in 1990 (for which ...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 (born February 8, 1969) is an American actress. She has had leading roles as Justine Appleton in the series Murder One (1995–97), as Deputy National Security Adviser ...more
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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 (born March 6, 1968) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Kate Moseley in the 1992 film The Cutting Edge, as well as single mother Karen Roe on the teen drama One ...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 (born May 27, 1955) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing Toby Ziegler on The West Wing, a role for which he received an Emmy Award. Schiff made his ...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 Lowe (; born March 17, 1964) is an American actor, producer, and director. He is the recipient of two Screen Actors Guild Awards and has been nominated for six Golden Globes Awards ...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 (born December 25, 1952), known professionally as CCH Pounder, is a Guyanese American actress who has appeared in numerous plays, 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 (born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard; February 13, 1944) is an American actress. She is known for playing Betty Rizzo in the film Grease (1978) and First Lady Abbey Bartlet on ...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 (born January 3, 1975) is an American actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate. She played Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years. From 2010–2013 ...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 O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor and comedian. His roles include Al Bundy on the Fox Network sitcom Married... with Children, for which he was nominated for two ...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 (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. He is best known for his roles as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in Miami Vice ...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 (born July 24, 1982) is an American actor. She is known for her work in several television dramas, earning such accolades as two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden ...more