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American Idol (TV Series 2002– ) Poster

(2002– )

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Bruce Gowers ... (234 episodes, 2002-2011)
Ken Warwick ... (55 episodes, 2005-2014)
Gregg Gelfand ... (50 episodes, 2008-2013)
Louis J. Horvitz ... (39 episodes, 2014)
Phil Heyes ... (20 episodes, 2016)
Russell Norman ... (15 episodes, 2013-2016)
John Pritchett ... (14 episodes, 2008-2010)
Bill DeRonde ... (7 episodes, 2009-2016)
Nigel Lythgoe ... (5 episodes, 2008-2012)
Jayson Carvalho ... (3 episodes, 2014)
Shane C. Drake ... (2 episodes, 2008)
Brian Gadinsky ... (1 episode, 2002)
Andrew Scheer ... (1 episode, 2002)
Paul Bozymowski ... (1 episode, 2016)

Series Writing Credits  

Simon Fuller ... (creator) (384 episodes, 2002-2016)
J. Chris Newberg ... (1 episode, 2010)

Series Cast  

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 Announcer / ... 493 episodes, 2002-2015
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 Himself / ... 42 episodes, 2003-2016
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 Herself - Judge / ... 39 episodes, 2012-2016
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 Herself / ... 33 episodes, 2006-2016
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 Herself / ... 33 episodes, 2003-2016
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Vonzell Solomon ...
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 Herself / ... 31 episodes, 2004-2005
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 Himself / ... 27 episodes, 2002-2016
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 Herself / ... 27 episodes, 2004-2016
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 Himself - Host / ... 26 episodes, 2002-2016
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Joshua Gracin ...
 Himself / ... 25 episodes, 2003-2004
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 Himself / ... 24 episodes, 2004-2005
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 Herself / ... 22 episodes, 2002-2004
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 Herself / ... 21 episodes, 2003-2005
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Nikko Smith ...
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R.J. Helton ...
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 Herself / ... 17 episodes, 2005-2008
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 Herself / ... 16 episodes, 2002-2004
Thomas Stringfellow ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 16 episodes, 2016
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Candice Glover ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 14 episodes, 2012-2014
Lindsey Cardinale ...
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Matthew Rogers ...
 Himself / ... 13 episodes, 2004-2008
Amy Adams ...
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Nick Fradiani ...
 Himself - Contestant 13 episodes, 2015
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 Herself - Contestant 13 episodes, 2015
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Jena Irene ...
 Herself - Contestant 12 episodes, 2014
Clark Beckham ...
 Himself - Contestant 12 episodes, 2015
Jax ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 12 episodes, 2015
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Caleb Johnson ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 11 episodes, 2012-2014
Julia DeMato ...
Will Makar ...
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Kree Harrison ...
 Herself - Contestant 11 episodes, 2013
Alex Preston ...
 Himself - Contestant 11 episodes, 2014
Tyanna Elise Jones ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 11 episodes, 2015
A.J. Gil ...
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Gedeon McKinney ...
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Angie Miller ...
 Herself - Contestant 10 episodes, 2013
Jillian Jensen ...
 Herself / ... 10 episodes, 2014
Joey Cook ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 10 episodes, 2015
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Leah LaBelle ...
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 Herself - Contestant 9 episodes, 2014
Quenton Alexander ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 9 episodes, 2015
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 Himself - Contestant / ... 9 episodes, 2015
Scott Borchetta ...
 Himself - Season XIV Mentor / ... 8 episodes, 2015-2016
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Charles Grigsby ...
Heather Cox ...
David Radford ...
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Nick Mitchell ...
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 Herself - Contestant 8 episodes, 2011-2013
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Maddie Walker ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Daniel Seavey ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 9 episodes, 2015
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Nick Boddington ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 7 episodes, 2012-2013
Matthew Metzger ...
 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 2004
Susie Vulaca ...
Edward Boddington ...
Brenna Gethers ...
Jose Penala ...
Leslie Hunt ...
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AJ Tabaldo ...
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Ann Marie Boskovich ...
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Peter Frank ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 7 episodes, 2011-2013
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Amber Holcomb ...
 Herself - Contestant 7 episodes, 2013
Raymond Owens ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 7 episodes, 2015
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 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2010-2015
Vanessa Olivarez ...
Elizabeth Letendre ...
Tiara Purifoy ...
Katie Webber ...
Janay Castine ...
Travis Tucker ...
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Patrick Hall ...
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Akire ...
 Herself (2011) / ... 6 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2007-2010
Nicholas Pedro ...
Matt Breitzke ...
Jesse Langseth ...
Nathaniel Marshall ...
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 Himself - Contestant 6 episodes, 2013
Adanna Duru ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 6 episodes, 2015
La'Porsha Renae ...
 Herself - Contestant 6 episodes, 2016
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David Leathers Jr. ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2012
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2004-2008
Alexis Lopez ...
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Chip Days ...
Nasheka Siddall ...
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Lisa Leuschner ...
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Heather Piccinini ...
John Preator ...
Lisa Wilson ...
Eric Yoder ...
Ryan Nikole Parker ...
Bobby Bennett ...
Stevie Scott ...
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Junot Joyner ...
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Casey Carlson ...
Stephen Fowler ...
Kai Kalama ...
Kristen McNamara ...
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2009
Von Smith ...
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Jessica Cunningham ...
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Brian Brigham ...
 Background Vocalist / ... 5 episodes, 2012-2013
Lazaro Arbos ...
 Himself - Contestant 5 episodes, 2013
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 In Car Host / ... 5 episodes, 2013
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Virgil Beckham ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Elizabeth Fradiani ...
 Herself - Nick's Mom / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Shi Scott ...
 Herself - Contestant 5 episodes, 2015
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 Himself - Image Advisor 4 episodes, 2012
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Lauren Gray ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2012
Richie Law ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2012
Ariel Sprague ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2016
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 Herself - Guest Judge / ... 4 episodes, 2003-2009
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 Himself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2009
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Alexandra Bachelier ...
Adriel Herrera ...
Jamar ...
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Marisa Joy ...
Charly Lowry ...
Kara Master ...
Jonah Moananu ...
Briana Ramirez-Rial ...
Jesus Roman ...
Noel Roman ...
Ashley Thomas ...
Erskine Walcott ...
Antonio Wheeler ...
David Brown ...
Aloha Mischeaux ...
Joseph Murena Jr. ...
Celena Rae ...
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2007-2011
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2007-2009
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Amanda Coluccio ...
Paul Kim ...
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Felicia Barton ...
Kendall Beard ...
Ricky Braddy ...
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Taylor Vaifanua ...
Stevie Wright ...
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Paul Jolley ...
 Himself - Contestant 4 episodes, 2013
Devin Velez ...
 Himself - Contestant 4 episodes, 2013
Emily Brooke ...
 Herself - Contestant 4 episodes, 2015-2016
Terri Beckham ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Sarina-Joi Crowe ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Jill Miskanic ...
 Herself - Jax's Mom / ... 4 episodes, 2015
John Miskanic ...
 Himself - Jax's Dad / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Jenn Blosil ...
 Herself - Contestant 4 episodes, 2016
Amelia Eisenhauer ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 4 episodes, 2016
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 Himself - Contestant 4 episodes, 2016
Sonika Vaid ...
 Herself - Contestant 4 episodes, 2016
Avalon Young ...
 Herself - Contestant / ... 4 episodes, 2016
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Johnny Keyser ...
 Himself - Auditionee / ... 3 episodes, 2012
Shelby Tweten ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2012
Gabi Carrubba ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2012
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Neco Starr ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2012
Mathenee Treco ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2012
Jessica Phillips ...
 Herself - Auditionee / ... 3 episodes, 2012
Jairon Jackson ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2012
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Peisha Arten ...
 Herself - Vocal Coach 3 episodes, 2012
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2003-2009
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2012
Curtis Finch Jr. ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 3 episodes, 2012-2013
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 Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2002-2010
Jules Sanchez ...
 Ford Focus Paparazzi / ... 3 episodes, 2002-2004
Christopher Aaron ...
Kelli Glover ...
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Juanita Barber ...
Sylvia Chibiliti ...
Michael Druck ...
Ashley Hartman ...
Patrick Lake ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2004
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 Herself - Audience / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2009
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 Himself - Performer / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2012
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2011
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 Herself - Audience 3 episodes, 2008-2011
Renaldo Lapuz ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2010
Alexis Cohen ...
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Jessica Furney ...
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Rose Flack
David Osmond ...
Jeanine Vailes ...
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Joe Munoz ...
Kimberly Kerbow ...
Brandy Neelly ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2011-2014
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Megan Miller ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2013-2014
Brian Corsetti ...
 Himself - Reporter 3 episodes, 2013
Clifton Duffin Jr. ...
 Himself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2013
Burnell Taylor ...
 Himself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2013
Laurel Wright ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014-2016
MK Nobilette ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014
Kristen O'Connor ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014
Emily Piriz ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014
Majesty Rose ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014
Malaya Watson ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014
Sam Woolf ...
 Himself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2014
Trevor Douglas ...
 Himself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2015
Lovey James ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2015
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Malie Delgado ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2016
Colette Lush ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2016
Tristan McIntosh ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2016
Stephany Negrete ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2016
Jenna Renae ...
 Herself - Contestant 3 episodes, 2016
Olivia Rox ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Cari Quoyeser ...
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Naomi Gillies ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
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Kyle Crews ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
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 Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Ashley Robles ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Molly Hunt ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Travis Orlando ...
 Himself - Auditionee 2 episodes, 2012
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 Herself - Auditionee 2 episodes, 2012
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Amy Brumfield ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Schyler Dixon ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2012
Samantha Novacek ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Stephanie Renae ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Lauren Mink ...
 Herself - Auditionee 2 episodes, 2012
Scott Dangerfield ...
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Clayton Farhat ...
Britnee Kellogg ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Rachelle Lamb ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012
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 Herself - Audience Member / ... 2 episodes, 2003-2008
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 Himself - Guest Judge 2 episodes, 2005-2009
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 Himself - Guest Performer / ... 2 episodes, 2006-2009
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007
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 Himself - Guest Performer 2 episodes, 2006-2008
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 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
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 Herself - Musical Guest / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Debra Byrd ...
 Herself - Vocal Coach / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2012
Joshua Sanders ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2015
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 Audience Member / ... 2 episodes, 2002-2004
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Chris Badano ...
Natalie Burge ...
Khaleef Chiles ...
Rodesia Eaves ...
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Jazmin Lowery ...
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Tanesha Ross ...
Melanie Sanders ...
Mark Scott ...
Gil Sinuet ...
Justinn Waddell ...
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 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2003-2004
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2003-2004
J.D. Adams ...
Rebecca Bond ...
Samantha Cohen ...
Candice Coleman ...
Equoia Coleman ...
Aliceyn Cooney ...
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Meosha Denton ...
Janine Falsone ...
Patrick Forton ...
Jennifer Fuentes ...
Louis Gazzara ...
Hadas ...
Kimberly Kelsey ...
Olivia Mojica ...
Bettis Richardson ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Jordan Segundo ...
Jacob John Smalley ...
George Trice ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2012
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Jae Tracie ...
 Herself - Background Vocalist 2 episodes, 2004-2005
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 Himself - Guest / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2015
Jaq Mackenzie ...
Judd Harris ...
Melinda Lira ...
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Jared Yates ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2015
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Ian Bernardo ...
 Ian Benardo 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Anthony Fitzgerald ...
 Anthony - interviewed / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2009
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Phil Bredesen ...
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 Homer Simpson 2 episodes, 2007
Jarrod Fowler ...
Denise Jackson ...
Rachel Jenkins ...
Sarah Krueger ...
Perla Meneses ...
Matt Sato ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2015
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2012
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2010
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2009
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 Himself - Audience member 2 episodes, 2008-2009
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 Band From TV / ... 2 episodes, 2008
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2008
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2015
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Frankie Jordan
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 Himself (Audience Member) 2 episodes, 2009
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Julissa Veloz ...
Leneshe Young
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Cassidy Noblett ...
 Katy Perry Dancer / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2011
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Amanda DeSimone ...
Bernadette DeSimone ...
Amedeo DiRocco ...
Cornelius Edwards ...
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Janet McNamara ...
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 Herself - Performer 2 episodes, 2010
Mary Powers ...
Charity Vance ...
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Vanessa Wolfe ...
Jimmy R.O. Smith ...
 Jennifer Lopez dancer / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
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 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2012
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 Himself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2011
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Stephen Werner ...
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Daniel Bateman ...
 Himself - Official Promo Season 12 2 episodes, 2013
Camille Blouin ...
 Herself - Official Promo Season 12 / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Juliana Chahayed ...
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Brandy Hotard ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2013
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 Dancer / ... 2 episodes, 2013
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 Himself - Audience Member 2 episodes, 2013
Wayne Xia ...
 Himself - Official Promo Season 12 2 episodes, 2013
Priscilla Barker ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2014-2015
C.J. Harris ...
 Himself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2014
Jack Janowicz
Quentin Alexander ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Shannon Mae Berthiaume ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2015
Adam Ezegelian ...
 Himself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2015
Patrice Fitzgerald ...
 Herself - Rayvon's Mom 2 episodes, 2015
Alexis Gomez ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2015
Tamara Jones ...
 Herself - Tyanna's Mom 2 episodes, 2015
Matt Miskanic ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Rayvon Owen ...
 Himself - Contestant / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Savion Wright ...
 Himself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2015
MacKenzie Bourg ...
 Himself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Jessica Clark ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Sarah Hayes ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Gianna Isabella ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Kyrsti Jewel ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Ameet Kanon ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Lindita ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Michelle Marie ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Kayla Mickelsen ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Jeneve Rose Mitchell ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Brook Sample ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Sara Sturm ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
Melanie Tierce ...
 Herself - Contestant 2 episodes, 2016
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 Guest Judge 1 episode, 2003
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 Himself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2003
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 Himself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2004
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 Himself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2005
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 Himself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2005
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 Himself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2005
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 Herself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2005
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 Himself - Guest Performer 1 episode, 2006
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 Himself - Guest Performer 1 episode, 2006
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 Himself 1 episode, 2006
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Jennifer Diley ...
 Herself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Jennifer Malsch ...
 Herself 1 episode, 2012
Jenni Schick ...
 Herself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Andy Street ...
 Himself - Vocal Coach 1 episode, 2012
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 Himself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Brittany Zika ...
 Herself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Valerie Simpson ...
 Herself - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2004
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 Himself - Guest Mentor 1 episode, 2012
David Coleman ...
 Himself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Cameron Dobbins ...
 Himself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
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 Herself - Guest Mentor 1 episode, 2012
Ben Purdom ...
 Himself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Cherie Tucker ...
 Herself 1 episode, 2012
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 Himself - Guest Mentor 1 episode, 2012
Brianna Faulk ...
 Herself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Jayrah Gibson ...
 Himself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
Lamounté Hall ...
 Himself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012
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Gabrielle Cavassa ...
 Herself 1 episode, 2012
Aubree Dieckmeyer ...
 Herself - Auditionee 1 episode, 2012