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The West Wing (1999 - 2006)

The West Wing (1999 - 2006)

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69%

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Series Info

Martin Sheen and Rob Lowe, as the U.S. President and his deputy communications director, play politics in this innovative Washington, D.C., drama series from award-winning producers John Wells, Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme.

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Seasons

91%
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2005, NBC, 23 episodes

40%
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2004, NBC, 22 episodes

55%
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2003, NBC, 22 episodes

86%
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2002, NBC, 23 episodes

64%
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2001, NBC, 22 episodes

81%
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2000, NBC, 22 episodes

94%
Critics Consensus: The West Wing is a gripping fantasy of lawmakers and government operatives looking to make a difference, presenting an idealized vision of politicking that audiences can strive toward.

1999, NBC, 22 episodes

Cast

Martin Sheen
as President Josiah `Jed' Bartlet
John Spencer
as Leo McGarry
Steve Ryan
as Secretary of Defense Miles Hutchison
Rob Lowe
as Sam Seaborn
Richard Schiff
as Toby Ziegler
Allison Janney
as C.J. Cregg
Bradley Whitford
as Josh Lyman
Stockard Channing
as First Lady Abigail Bartlet
Janel Moloney
as Donna Moss
Dulé Hill
as Charlie Young
Kathryn Joosten
as Delores Landingham
Tim Matheson
as John Hoynes
Moira Kelly
as Madeline Hampton
Mary-Louise Parker
as Amy Gardner
Joshua Malina
as Will Bailey
Lily Tomlin
as Debbie Fiderer
Emily Procter
as Ainsley Hayes
Mary McCormack
as Kate Harper
Kristin Chenoweth
as Annabeth Schott
Jimmy Smits
as Rep. Matthew Santos
Alan Alda
as Sen. Arnold Vinick
Elisabeth Moss
as Zoey Bartlet
Timothy Busfield
as Danny, Danny Concannon
John Amos
as Admiral Fitzwallace, Fitzwallace
Gary Cole
as Vice President Russell
Janeane Garofalo
as Louise Thornton
Anna Deavere Smith
as Nancy McNally
Ron Silver
as Bruno Gianelli
Marlee Matlin
as Joey Lucas
Teri Polo
as Helen Santos
Terry McCrea
as FBI Sharpshooter
Kathleen York
as Andrea Wyatt
Jesse Bradford
as Ryan Pierce
Oliver Platt
as Oliver Babish
Steven Culp
as Speaker Haffley
Nina Siemaszko
as Ellie Bartlet
Mark Feuerstein
as Cliff Calley
Terry O'Quinn
as General Alexander
Randolph Brooks
as Reporter No. 2
Clark Gregg
as Agent Mike Casper
Donald Moffat
as Talmidge Cregg
Sam Robards
as Greg Brock
Danica McKellar
as Elsie Snuffin
Joanna Gleason
as Jordon Kendall
Roger Rees
as Lord John Marbury, Marbury
Michael O'Neill
as Butterfield
Patricia Richardson
as Sheila Brooks
Mark Harmon
as Simon Donovan
Stephen Root
as Bob Mayer
Adam Arkin
as Dr. Stanley Keyworth
Jorja Fox
as Agent Gina Tuscano, Gina Toscano
Ivan Allen
as Newscaster
Annabeth Gish
as Elizabeth Bartlet Westin
John Goodman
as Glenallen Westin
Michael Hyatt
as Angela Blake
Verna Bloom
as Molly Cregg
Ron Canada
as Theodore Montgomery
Matthew Perry
as Joe Quincy
Steven Eckholdt
as Doug Westin
Jay Mohr
as Taylor Reid
Ryan Cutrona
as CIA Director
Tom Everett
as Charles Frost
Connie Britton
as Connie Tate
George Coe
as Senator Stackhouse
Thom Barry
as Mark Richardson
Matthew Modine
as Marco Arlens
James Brolin
as Governor Ritchie
Christian Slater
as Cdr. Jack Reese
Brett Cullen
as Gov. Ray Sullivan
Taye Diggs
as Wesley
Jason Isaacs
as Colin Ayres
Brian Kerwin
as Ben Dryer
Evan Handler
as Doug Wegland
Corbin Bernsen
as Rep. Shallick
Armin Mueller-Stahl
as Israeli Prime Minister
Trent Ford
as Jean Paul
Peter Scolari
as Jake Kimball
Penny Griego
as Anchor No. 2
Diana-Maria Riva
as Edie Ortega
Ed O'Neill
as Gov. Eric Baker
Edward James Olmos
as Mendoza, Roberto Mendoza
Hal Holbrook
as Albie Duncan
Terry Beaver
as Dr. Voight
Paul Provenza
as Steve Onorato
F. William Parker
as Rev. Al Caldwell (guest)
James Handy
as Congressman Bruno
Rick Cramer
as Officer
Natalija Nogulich
as Shira Galit
Milo O'Shea
as Cheif Justice Roy Ashland
John De Lancie
as Al Kiefer
Jon Bon Jovi
as Himself
Michael Kagan
as FBI Director Arnold
Thomas J. McCarthy
as Rep. Thomas
Ted McGinley
as Mark Gottfried
Joyce Guy
as Charlayne
Deirdre Lovejoy
as Lisa Wolfe
Sara Botsford
as Jenny McGarry
Bradley James
as Secret Service Agent
Bradley James
as Secret Service Agent
Richard Riehle
as Jack Sloan
John P. Connolly
as Matt Kelly
Richard Saxton
as TV Anchor
Steven Pierce
as OMB Director
Albie Selznick
as Todd Schumaker
Deborah Hedwall
as Josephine McGarry
James Denton
as Tom Jordan
Ed Begley Jr.
as Sen. Seth Gillette
Jay Underwood
as Christopher Wick
Jolie Jenkins
as Stephanie Gault
Mary Kay Place
as Dr. Millicent Griffith
Josef Sommer
as Senator Gaines
Al Fann
as Joe Willis
Roma Maffia
as Off. Rhonda Sachs
Charlotte Cornwell
as Nadia Kozlowski
Henry O
as Jhin Wei
Sam Lloyd
as Robert Engler
Zakes Mokae
as Nimbala
James Hong
as Chinese Ambassador
Mary Mara
as Sherri Wexler
Laura Dern
as Tabatha Fortis
Gregory Jbara
as Congressman Segal
James Cromwell
as D. Wire Newman
Michael McGuire
as Cal Tillinghouse, Tillinghouse
Shannon Marshall
as Randy Weathers
Ralph Mayering Jr.
as Civilian No. 2
Maree Cheatham
as Governor Wade
Gabrielle Union
as Meeshell Anders
Joe Egender
as Santos Volunteer
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
as Captain Morris Tolliver M.D. (guest), Morris Tolliver
Ariono Suriawinata
as President of Indonesia
Sam Anderson
as John La Salle
John Billingsley
as Dr. Fallow
Jacqueline Kim
as Emily Lowenbrau
Charley Lang
as Paul Skinner
Kevin Tighe
as Jack Buckland
Malachi Throne
as Ben Yosef
John Larroquette
as Lionel Tribbey
Rebecca Creskoff
as Sarah Jordan
Cara DeLizia
as Winifred Hooper
Jason Widener
as Jed Barlet (age 17)
Traylor Howard
as Lisa Sherborne
Kate Burton
as Senator Brainerd
Nicholas Pryor
as Clem Rollins
Victor McCay
as Dandridge
Fred Ornstein
as Rep. Wade
Rebecca Avery
as TV Anchor
Rebecca Avery
as TV Anchor
David Katz
as Staffer
Ned Schmidtke
as Industry Leader
Paul Austin
as George Hufnagle
Richard Penn
as Blakely
Tom Bower
as Gen. Ed Barrie
Robert Knepper
as Morgan Ross
Hector Elizondo
as Dr. Millgate
Svetlana Efremova
as Svetlana Koss
James Keane
as Registrar
Michael Nouri
as Senator Turner
Bob Balaban
as Ted Marcus
Karl Malden
as Father Thomas Cavanaugh, Rev. Tom Cavanaugh
Ken Howard
as Harrison, Peyton Cabot Harrison III
Christian Clemenson
as Evan Woodkirk
Tom Skerritt
as Senator Carrick
Nick Searcy
as Representative Singer
Cherry Jones
as Rep. Barbara Layton
Melinda McGraw
as Jane Braun
CCH Pounder
as Debbie O'Leary
Al Frann
as Joe Willis
Alanna Ubach
as Celia Watson
Mioguel Sandoval
as Victor Campos
Jeffrey DeMunn
as Kenneth O'Neal
Dakin Matthews
as Simon Blye
David St. James
as Rep. Gibson
Penny Grieco
as TV Anchor
Gary Coles
as Robert `Bingo' Russell
Christina Chang
as Alex Moreau
Jay Brazeau
as Mackey Lowell
Miriam Shor
as Christine
Tom Quinn
as John Noonan
Patrick Breen
as Kevin Kahn
Dinah Lenney
as Mary Klein
Michael O'Keefe
as Will Sawyer
Christopher Lloyd
as Prof. Lawrence Lessig
Tom Quinn
as John Noonan
Peter Kors
as Bambang
Daniel Roebuck
as Lt. Buckley
Robin Thomas
as Senator Enlow
Ian McShane
as Nickolai
Carmen Argenziano
as Leonard Wallace
Kris Iyer
as Dr. Salmi
Brent Huff
as Agent Broder
John Diehl
as Claypool
Ashlyn Sanchez
as Miranda Santos
Lawrence Pressman
as Ken Cochran
Annie Corley
as Mary Marsh
Jordan Baker
as Dr. Sayles
Alfonso Freeman
as Jeffrey MacKintosh
Lauren Stamile
as Layla Cham
Ben Murray
as Curtis
Joshua Cabrera
as Peter Santos
Michele Marsh
as Economist
Jonah Rooney
as Morton Horn
Nancy Cassario
as Janet Price
Mel Harris
as Sen. Rafferty
Austin Pendleton
as Barry Haskell
Robert Walden
as Sen. Rossiter
Tom Porter
as Officer
Joaquim de Almeida
as Carlos Carrio
Glenn Close
as Evelyn Baker Lang
Mako
as Yosh Takahashi
Kevin Hare
as Chicken Bob
Don S. Davis
as Rev. Pat Butler
Charlotte Colavin
as Sheila Fields
Eric Balfour
as Frat No. 1
Carl Lumbly
as Jeff Breckenridge
David Proval
as Rabbi Glassman
Mason Adams
as Crouch, Judge Joseph Crouch
Jerry Lambert
as Chuck Kane
Gerald McRaney
as General Adamley
Michael Gaston
as Eric Hayden
William Devane
as Secretary of State Berryhill
Reed Diamond
as Dr. Gordon
Brian Dennehy
as Sen. Rafe Framhagen
Nadia Dajani
as Lilli Mays
Brent Hinkley
as Professor Hike
Franc Ross
as Sonny Sanunders
Ty Burrell
as Starks
Tim Kelleher
as Dylan Clark
Darren Robertson
as Congressional Staffer
Mannuel Urrego
as Civil Man
Bruce Weitz
as Senator
Linda Gehringer
as Mrs. Lydell
Amy Aquino
as Becky Reeseman, Rebecca Reeseman
Rhonda Overby
as Reporter
Bryan Callen
as Louis Slater
Ron Dean
as Tom Broderick
Jamison Yang
as Agent Lee
William Fichtner
as Christopher Mulready
Penn Jillette
as Penn Jillette
Castulo Guerra
as Gil Garcia
Blake Shields
as Frat No. 2
Steven Flynn
as Brookline
Rocky Carroll
as Corey Sykes
Jesse Corti
as Dave Stewart
Bob Glouberman
as Terry Beckwith
Elisabeth Rosen
as Diane Halley
Mark Moses
as Rep. Donald Richter
Maz Jobrani
as Prince Bitar
Jay Leno
as Himself
Al Rodrigo
as Commander Cale
Joe Ochman
as News Director
David Brisbin
as Congressman No. 1
Basil Wallace
as McKonnen Loboko
Ted Garcia
as Newscaster
Omar Benson Miller
as Orlando Webber
Matthew Glave
as Scott Holcomb
David Andriole
as Ralph Fairfax
David Huddleston
as Sen. Lobell
Bill Cobbs
as Mr. Tatum
Lee Garlington
as Alana Waterman
Dylan Baker
as Alan Fisk
Gabe Cohen
as Studio Director
Diana Maria Riva
as Edie Ortega
Claire Yarlett
as Dr. Jenna Jacobs
Tracey Costello
as Agent Moody
Margot Rose
as Portia Colgrave
Mary-Pat Green
as Vermont Congressman
Teller
as Teller
Andy Buckley (II)
as Congressman No. 2
Ray Baker
as Mr. Lydell
Richard Hoyt-Miller
as Air Force One Steward
Steven Gilborn
as Rep.Dearborn
Michelle Courtney
as Lisa Stanhower
Justin Urich
as Frat No. 3
Evgeniy Lazarev
as Vasily Konanov
James Eckhouse
as Bud Wachtel
Carlos Gomez
as Admiral McGill
Kenneth Kimmins
as Gen. Stanley
Mark Joe Packer
as Technician
Scott Macdonald
as Cyrus Yolander
Pat Falls
as Steward
Beau Billingslea
as Agent Velasquez
Stephen Lee
as Mall Guy
Bellamy Young
as Marylou Meriwether
Yo-Yo Ma
as Himself
David Graf
as Colonel
Mike Starr
as Marino
Doug Ballard
as Gov. Pratt
Valerie Mahaffey
as Tawny Cryer
J. Patrick McCormack
as Jimmy Wendall
Steven Anderson
as FEMA Director
Matthew Yang King
as Chinese Staffer
James Hornbeck
as Bedrosian
Timothy Dale Agee
as Steward No. 2
John Lafayette
as Dr. Lewis Foy
Dave Grohl
as Himself
Andy Brewster
as Isobel's Assistat
Tim Williams
as Reporter
Todd Waring
as Rep. Rathburn
Henry G. Sanders
as Ambassador Tiki
Michael Krepack
as Gus Westin
Paul Mendoza
as Representative Ramirez
Jerry Levitan
as TV Producer
Tom Chick
as Gordon
Wendy Haines
as Abbey's Agent
Jenny Gago
as Bernice
Megan Cavanagh
as Woman No. 1
H.M. Winant
as Senator Starkey
Kathrin Lautner
as Diane Mathers
Nathan Brooks Burgess
as Junior Arkansas
J.F. Davis
as Bartender
Alex Fernandez
as Andy Lazon
Alberto Isaac
as Tada Sumatra
Joan Armatrading
as Joan Armatrading
Paul Jenkins
as Martin Sheffield
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Max Milkman
P.J. Byrne
as David Orbitz
Judy Jean Berns
as Betty Moss
Ann Ducati
as Maya Zahavy
Eric A. Payne
as Agent at Door
Robert Arce
as Senator Adair
Chris Gardner
as First Guest
Kaarina Aufranc
as Beautiful Woman
Allan Kerwin
as Steven Thomas
Wesley Harris
as Moderator
Claire Coffee
as Cassie Tatum
Robert Picardo
as Bradford Shelton
Christopher Maher
as Iranian Ambassador
Ray Wise
as Gov. Gabe Tillman
Allen Garfield
as Roger Becker
Ivar Brogger
as Aide No. 1
Sean Patrick Murphy
as Floor Manager
Mark D. Hutter
as Rep. Erickson
Dave Hager
as Faragut
Lee Oliver Boyd
as Cable Anchor
Mitchell Ryan
as Sen. Roland Pierce
Alex Manette
as Reporter
Jack Shearer
as Engineer
Amy Turner
as Waitress
Don Chastain
as Reporter No. 2
John Cathran Jr.
as Civilian No. 1
Ann Marie Howard
as Christine Korb
Eli Danker
as Gidon Mazar
Cameron Daddo
as Aide No. 2
Ayre Gross
as Dr. Glazer
Kent Shockneck
as Anchorman
Kevin West
as Randy Wysniewsky
Wil Hall
as Other Guest
Diana Douglas
as Libby Lassiter
Robert Curtis Brown
as Jamie Hotchkiss
Obi Ndefo
as Donald
Pat Gebhard
as Grand Rapids Pollster
Greg Baker
as Interviewer
Derek Thompson
as Man No. 2
Bob Bayliss
as Johnson
Damien Leake
as Dr. Tatum
Pamela Salem
as Prime Minister Graty
Jody Wood
as Cameron
Dev Johnson
as Raven One
Susan Ziegler
as Local Reporter
Ruben Garfias
as Rep. Freddy Cabrera
Marcelo Tubert
as Saeb Mukaret
Karen Lockhart
as Staffer at OEOB
Rich Cooper
as Aide No. 3
S.E. Perry
as Marine General
Livia Trevino
as Reporter
Diana Morgan
as Reporter
John Antonini
as Jamie Reed
Matt Huhn
as Raven Co-pilot
John J. Dalesandro
as Secret Service Agent
Ken Strunk
as Republican Congressman
Edmund L. Shaff
as Bill Horton
Alan Toy
as Franklin
John Prosky
as Aide No. 4
Alex Hyde-White
as Andre's Accoster
Charles Howerton
as Actor President
John O'Brien
as Reporter
Marc Goldsmith
as Staff Aide No. 1
Rick Najera
as Izzy Perez
Sarah Benoit
as Senator Lindsay
Michael Cunio
as Adamley's Aide
Brooke Bauer
as Bradenton Pollster
Elya Baskin
as Zubatov
Kimberly Bigsby
as Molly O'Connor
David Castellani
as On-Site Reporter
Philip Baker Hall
as Sen. Matt Hunt
Frank Ashmore
as Rep. Chris Finn
David Bickford
as NASA Official
Brett Barrett
as Volunteer
Shana O'Neil
as Protester No. 1
Jonathan Goldstein
as Knocking Congressman
John Mariano
as Bertram
Jodie Hanson
as Caprice
Kevin Fry
as Staff Aide No. 2
Judy Schown
as Rep. Wakefield
Paige Orr
as Karen
Charles C. Stevenson Jr.
as Bradenton Pollster
Free Brooks
as Protester No. 2
Kellyn Jones
as On-Site Reporter
Dat Phan
as NVA Officer
Mandy Freund
as Hoynes Assistant
Richard Hilton
as Convention Secretary
Eric Cazenave
as Reporter
Sharon Omi
as Gardner
Ginger Justin
as Swiss Diplomat
Greta Sesheta
as Congresswoman
Tony Pasqualini
as Representative Jaffe
Devin Michaels
as Randal Fierstin
Tim Lounibos
as Dr. Leahy
Claudia Lynx
as Miss Universe
Michael Tomlinson
as Congressman
Brandon Noll
as Staffer
Tang Nguyen
as NVA Officer
Christine Lusita
as HR Assistant
Carol Avery
as Maryland Congressman
Joe O'Connor
as Calhoun
Steve Tom
as General
Trent Trail
as Lawrence
Shannon O'Hurley
as Susan Wertz
Novella Nelson
as Gail Fitzwallace
Sean Anthony Moran
as Dr. Holbrook
Kevin Symons
as FBI Press Rep
Mitch Gibney
as Talking Head
Brent Schraff
as Kid in the Back
Michael Charles Vaccaro
as Protester No. 3
Marcy Goldman
as Reporter
Howard Mann
as Senior Citizen
James Ingersoll
as Cable News Pundit
Will MacMillan
as Davis Adams
Shirley Jordan
as FBI Receptionist
Don Fischer
as Major Castorp
James Kiriyama Lem
as Industry Leader
Dan Sachoff
as Reporter
Billy Mayo
as Secret Service Agent
Derek Coleman
as Secret Service
Ivy Jones
as Martha
Christopher Michael
as Floor Manager
Bruce Norris
as Seantor Avery
Mara Casey
as Lauren
Cheryl Carter
as Younger Congresswoman
Don Priester
as Secret Service Agent
James Lashly
as Canadian Ambassador
Paul Webster
as TV Pundit
Leesa Severyn
as AFT Anchor
Bruce Kirby
as Barney Lang
Harper Roisman
as Herb Morris
Lionel D. Carson
as Security Guard
Joe Cosgrove
as Cardinal
Roger Hampton
as Floor Manager
Michael Mack
as Secret Service Agent Randy
Vincent Guastaferro
as Ernie Gambelli
Mitchell Edmonds
as Bishop Campbell
Ken Weiler
as Officer
Harrison Young
as Senator Grissom
Christopher Murray
as Tony Phillips
Tim Haldeman
as Barnett
Brian Cataland
as USS Cowpens Officer
Greg Wrangler
as Secret Service Agent
Ron Harper
as Chairman
Mark L. Taylor
as Chairman Rorsche
Alex Paez
as David
Lynette Romero
as Anaheim Anchor No. 2
Gia Cross
as Girl No. 1
Anneliza Scott
as Second Nurse
Kate Palmer
as Assistant
Annie Morgan
as Vinick Staffer
Sid Conrad
as Ed Ramsay
William J. Jones
as Secret Service Agent
Dilva Henry
as Newsanchor
Angelo Tiffe
as Greenway
Ashley Benson
as Girl No. 2
Oleg Vidov
as Lipecki
Bill Erwin
as Ronald Kruickshank
Don R. McManus
as Greg Summerhays
Pete Leal
as Steward
Jack Choy
as Civilian
Matt McKenzie
as TV Speaker
Petrea Burchard
as California Delegation Chief
Pete Postiglione
as Secret Service Agent
Nancy Linari
as TV Speaker
Chris Ellis
as Rep. Tim Fields
Mindy Thomas
as Anchor No. 4
Jill Remez
as Reporter No. 4
John Getz
as Rep. Mark Sellner
Tony Amendola
as Ali Nisser
Ken Lerner
as Rep. Jim Marino
John Aniston
as Debate Moderator
Lois Foraker
as Bartender
Earl Boen
as Paulson
Scott Facher
as Stage Manager
Kirk Kinder
as One-Star General
Amy Parks
as Tammy
Stacy Reed
as Girl in Bar
Dayna Devon
as Air Force One Reporter
J.P. Stevenson
as Air Force One Reporter
Tim Van Pelt
as Congressman
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