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The Defenders (2010 - 2011)

The Defenders (2010 - 2011)





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Series Info

Two charismatic defense lawyers represent a variety of clients in Las Vegas.

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Critics Consensus: The Defenders takes a shopworn format and turns it fresh with witty dialogue and surprising twists.

2010, CBS, 18 episodes


Jim Belushi
as Nick Morelli
Jerry O'Connell
as Pete Kaczmarek
Tanya Fischer
as Zoey Waters
Teddy Sears
as Thomas Cole
Gillian Vigman
as Jessica Morelli
Monnae Michaell
as Judge Bass
Nealla Gordon
as Judge White
David Ramsey
as ADA Ward
Glynn Turman
as Judge Owens
Natalie Zea
as Meredith Kramer
Dan Aykroyd
as Judge Max Hunter
Robert Belushi
as ADA Nicholson
David Noroña
as ADA Gomez
Mark Rolston
as Johnny Greene
John Ales
as Vinnie
Louis Herthum
as Joe Rodgers
Steven Culp
as Senator Clint Harper
Romeo Miller
as Killa Diz
Julian Acosta
as Judge Reyes
Russell Andrews
as Det. Markowitz
Michael Harney
as Det. Hank Smith
J. August Richards
as ADA Bracken
Ambrit Millhouse
as Court Clerk
Marshall Allman
as Jim Rodgers
Michelle Lombardo
as Darian Sollaway
April Grace
as ADA Harper
Michael Chieffo
as Mr. Christensen
Kathy Griffin
as Sally Kavalleri
James Brolin
as Teddy K
Ron Melendez
as ADA Sneed
Arye Gross
as Bennie
Milena Govich
as ADA Hunt
Erik Palladino
as Ausa Bukant
Judith Hoag
as Courtney
Jessica Tuck
as Susan Harper
Fred Koehler
as Gordon Gardner
Andrew Hawkes
as Det. Cervelli
Callard Harris
as Matt Greene
Alberto Isaac
as Judge Chang
Alona Tal
as Ashley
Angelo Tiffe
as Sgt. Sean Sullivan
Chris McGarry
as Alan Faber
Michele Greene
as Judge Glynn
James Curreri
as John Meers
Steve Tom
as Tom Harrison
Freda Foh Shen
as Judge Sato
Andrew Borba
as Dr. Cassidy
Laura San Giacomo
as Judge Anna Desanti
Alyssa Shafer
as Katie Reid
Michael B. Silver
as Dr. Stewart
David S. Lee
as Jeff Rodgers
Jonathan Goldstein
as Luke Purcell
Stephen Root
as Judge Taylor
Jim O'Brien
as Attorney Briar
Nora Dunn
as Amber
Susan May Pratt
as Laura Reid
Amy Castle
as Amy Dillard
Brian Howe
as Chief of Detectives
Nicolai Dorian
as Brett Jr.
Walter Addison
as Judge Cooper
Jeff Austin
as Foreperson
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Judge Gelineau
Jonathan Chase
as EMT Jason
David Barrera
as Det. Fierro
Robyn Cohen
as ADA Quinn
Robert Reinis
as Judge Katz
Markus Flanagan
as Agent Solo
Mary Gross
as Divorcee
Ruben Garfias
as Det. Davis
William Russ
as EMT Carrick
Tobias Forrest
as Sparky O'Keefe
Angela Gibbs
as Judge Lowery
Susan Griffiths
as Marilyn Monroe
Mel Fair
as Reporter
Kurt Basa
as Attorney Dent
Chuck Kelley
as Judge Graham
Andy DiMino
as Dean Martin
Burl Moseley
as Kurt Faber
Will Peters
as Antonio
Tim Griffin
as Agent Reese
Frank Maharajh
as Criminalist
Caleb Moody
as Sgt. Berry
Janet Song
as Asian Woman
Colin Walker
as Det. Hopkins
Alejandro Furth
as Det. Masters
Mackenzie Astin
as Paparazzo
Travis Johns
as Pick-Up Guy
Zorianna Kit
as Reporter #1
as Corner Boy
Asante Jones
as Officer
Ronny Yu
as Ada Gow
Nicholas Brooks
as Sammy Davis Jr.
John F. Schaffer
as Barista Man
Ronny Yu
as Ada Gow
R.C. Ormond
as Uniformed Leader
Max Adler
as Robert
Bobby Reed
as Snippy Server
Mo McRae
as Rapper
Peter Dobson
as Annie Barlow, Arnie Barlow
Eli Goodman
as Radcliff
Dayci Brookshire
as Honey Bean
Troy Metcalf
as Doughy Guy
Darryl Alan Reed
as Groundskeeper
John Walter Davis
as Judge Bachmann
Todd Felix
as Reporter #2
Kevin D'Arcy
as Court Clerk
Josh Latzer
as Bailiff
Chase Kim
as Ridley
Marcus Folmar
as Storage Unit Manager
Ryan K. Smith
as Uniform, Uniformed Officer
Peter Moret
as Officer Mark Peterson
Andrew Burlinson
as Tom Bukant
Delaina Mitchell
as Dr. Morton
Michael Crider
as Lawyer #1
Joe Souza
as Wallace Stern
Cory Blevins
as ADA Henley
Marcus Giamatti
as Lawyer #2
Robert Pine
as Judge Bronson
Troy Winbush
as Officer Chuck Collins
Kelli Dawn Hancock
as Female Officer
Amy Paffrath
as Field Reporter
Ryan Alvarez
as Jeff Philips
Joe Basile
as Patrol Cop
Casey Hendershot
as Corrections Officer
Nate Reese
as Deputy
D.T. Matias
as Process Server
Merry Simkins
as Trial TV Anchor
Blake Gibbons
as Mr. Wyatt
Tom Virtue
as Detective
Joel Bryant
as Stander
Leith M. Burke
as Donte Neele
Sheetal Gandhi
as Court Clerk #1
Pete Pastore
as Company Rep
Justin Wade
as Jury Foreman
Bo Kane
as Reporter #1
Thomas Duong
as Court Clerk #2
Jason Bowers
as Reporter #2
Reggie Jordan
as Reporter
Madeline Walter
as Reporter #3
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Series Details

TV Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 22, 2010
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Carol Mendelsohn, Kevin Kennedy, Niels Mueller, Joe Gantz, Harry Gantz, Greg Walker, Davis Guggenheim
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