24 Hours in The West Wing

by leftywva | created - 11 Mar 2013 | updated - 21 May 2013 | Public

Actors who appeared in both 24 and The West Wing.

1. Janeane Garofalo

Actress | Mystery Men

Janeane, the petite woman with the acerbic wit, was born in Newton, New Jersey, in 1964, to Joan, a secretary, and Carmine Garofalo, an Exxon executive. She is of Italian and Irish descent. Janeane had many jobs before breaking into show biz. She worked as a bike messenger, a shoe salesperson, ...

2. Stephen Root

Actor | Office Space

Stephen Root, one of today's most prolific character actors, can be seen in the critically acclaimed psychological-thriller Get Out (2017), written and directed by Jordan Peele. Root also starred alongside Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage and Walton Goggins in John Avnet's drama-film Three Christs (...

Bill Prady/Bob Mayer

3. Michael O'Neill

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

Michael O'Neill is an actor, known for Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Transformers (2007) and Seabiscuit (2003).

Richard Walsh/Secret Service Agent Ron Butterfield

4. Glenn Morshower

Actor | Bloodline

Glenn Morshower was born on April 24, 1959 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Glenn Grove Bennett. He is an actor and producer, known for Bloodline (2015), Supergirl (2015) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). He has been married to Carolyn Elizabeth Lindsley since December 30, 1978. They have two ...

Aaron Pierce/Mike Chysler

5. Steven Culp

Actor | Thirteen Days

Steven Culp was born on December 3 in La Jolla, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Thirteen Days (2000) as Robert F. Kennedy, JAG (1995) as CIA Agent Clayton Webb and Desperate Housewives (2004) as Rex Van de Kamp. Despite being killed-off in season 1, Rex has appeared since in every season...

Ted Simmons/Speaker of the House Jeff Haffley

6. Nick Jameson

Actor | Frozen

Nick Jameson was born on July 10, 1950 in Columbia, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Frozen (2013), 24 (2001) and Lost (2004).

President Yuri Suvarov/Chet / Martin Avery (played 2 different characters on The West Wing)

7. Alan Dale

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Alan Dale was born on May 6, 1947 in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. He is best known for his eight year role as Jim Robinson in the long running Australian soap opera Neighbours (1985), played Caleb in the hit Fox series The O.C. (2003), featured on Lost (2004) and has a long list of recurring...

Vice President Jim Prescott /Secretary of Commerce Mitch Bryce

8. Tony Lee

Actor | Lost

Tony Lee is an actor and production manager, known for Lost (2004), JAG (1995) and Dragnet (2003).

Deng/Jai Yung Ahn - Pianist

9. Evan Handler

Actor | Californication

Evan Handler was born on January 10, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Californication (2007), Sex and the City (1998) and American Crime Story (2016). He has been married to Elisa Atti since October 12, 2003. They have one child.

David Weiss/Douglas Wegland

10. Zeljko Ivanek

Actor | Seven Psychopaths

Zeljko Ivanek was born on August 15, 1957 in Ljubljana, Slovenia as Zeljko Simic-Ivanek. He is an actor, known for Seven Psychopaths (2012), Argo (2012) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).

Andre Drazen/Steve Atwood

11. Dean Norris

Actor | Breaking Bad

Dean Norris was born on April 8, 1963 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Dean Joseph Norris. He is an actor, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Total Recall (1990) and Get the Gringo (2012). He has been married to Bridget since April 2001. They have five children.

General Bowden/Steve Hodder - Republican Party Chairman

12. William Devane

Actor | Knots Landing

William Devane, the movie and television actor, was born in Albany, New York, the son of Joseph Devane, who served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's chauffeur when he was Governor of New York. After graduating from New York City's American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he appeared on-stage. He finally made ...

James Heller/Secretary of State Lewis Berryhill

13. Geoff Pierson

Actor | Dexter

Pierson was born and raised in Chicago. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York to attend Fordham University. He earned a Bachelor's Degree and went on to the Yale School of Drama where, in 1980, he earned his masters. He began his career in summer stock outside of Chicago. In 1983,...

President/Senator John Keeler /Senate Minority Leader Tripplehorn

14. James Cromwell

Actor | The Green Mile

Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell, the son of famous film director John Cromwell, studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon. He went into the theater (like both his parents) doing everything from Shakespeare to ...

Phillip Bauer/President D. Wire Newman

15. Cherry Jones

Actress | Signs

Cherry Jones was born on November 21, 1956 in Paris, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Signs (2002), The Village (2004) and The Perfect Storm (2000). She has been married to Sophie Huber since 2015.

President Allison Taylor/Barbara Layton

16. Paul Schulze

Actor | Rambo

Paul Schulze was born on June 12, 1962 in the USA. He is an actor, known for Rambo (2008), 24 (2001) and Panic Room (2002).

Ryan Chappelle/Terrance Sligh

17. James Morrison

Actor | 24

A filmmaker, playwright, poet, actor, singer/songwriter and yoga teacher, James Morrison was born in Utah and is a product of Alaska. He began his acting career as a clown and wire walker for the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus and served his theatrical apprenticeship with the Alaska Repertory...

Bill Buchanan/Colonel Jessie Weiskopf

18. Connie Britton

Actress | American Ultra

Connie Britton began playing country music fading sensation Rayna Jaymes in Nashville (2012) after having wrapped production for the five season long Friday Night Lights (2006) alongside Kyle Chandler. She previously appeared in Universal's Friday Night Lights (2004) -the movie- directed by Peter ...

Diane Huxley/Connie Tate

19. Jamie McShane

Actor | Bloodline

Jamie McShane was born and raised in Northern New Jersey with his four siblings.

He loved playing sports, especially ice hockey. He also loved TV and movies and was drawn to the talents of Gene Hackman, Steve McQueen, Alan Alda, Clint Eastwood, and Spencer Tracy. Jamie dreamed that he would play ...

Gerry Whitehorn/Dr. Hardin

20. Ray Wise

Actor | Batman: The Killing Joke

Raymond Herbert "Ray" Wise (born August 20, 1947) is an American actor. Some of his best-known roles include Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks (1990), henchman Leon C. Nash in RoboCop (1987), Jack Taggart Sr. in Jeepers Creepers II (2003), the Devil in the CW television series Reaper (2007), Donald ...

Vice President Hal Gardner/Governor Tillman D-CA

21. Paul McCrane

Actor | ER

Paul McCrane was born on January 19, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Paul David McCrane. He is an actor and director, known for ER (1994), RoboCop (1987) and Fame (1980). He has been married to Dana McCrane since 1998. They have two children.

Graem Bauer/Director - Running Mates (2006)

22. Xander Berkeley

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Xander's father was a painter and his mother a school teacher who sewed, providing him with costumes (his preference over toys). School plays and Community Theater were next. An experimental theater troupe in the area (which was an offshoot from Joseph Chaikin's Open Theater in New York) took ...

George Mason/Franklin Hollis