House of Cards

by skherlakian | created - 07 Jul 2014 | updated - 07 Jul 2014 | Public

1. Kevin Spacey

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...

2. Michael Kelly

Actor | Man of Steel

Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his ...

3. Michel Gill

Actor | Mr. Robot

Michel is a first generation American born to parents who narrowly escaped the Holocaust. They themselves sprung from the Great Diaspora, which began in Moscow, Odessa and Kiev. Michel's mother, Nadine Gill, (née Racine) lives in New York, and his father, James Vladimir Gill, lived in Switzerland ...

4. Nathan Darrow

Actor | House of Cards

Nathan Darrow's training and experience in the theater department at New York University has made him into a rapidly ascending star in the Kansas City theater circuit. In the past few years, he has built tremendous audience support and momentum as each of his stage performances have generated ...

5. Mahershala Ali

Actor | House of Cards

Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.

This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, ...

6. Sebastian Arcelus

Actor | Split

Sebastian Arcelus was born on November 5, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA as Sebastian Carlos Arcelus. He is an actor and producer, known for Split (2016), House of Cards (2013) and Madam Secretary (2014). He has been married to Stephanie J. Block since October 25, 2007. They have one child.

7. Gerald McRaney

Actor | Die unendliche Geschichte

McRaney holds the distinction of being the last guest star to meet "Matt Dillon" in a gunfight on Gunsmoke (1955) - in the episode, Gunsmoke: Hard Labor (1975), first broadcast on February 24, 1975 (he lost). In fact, in the early portion of Gerald McRaney's career he almost always played the ...

8. Corey Stoll

Actor | Midnight in Paris

Corey Stoll was born on March 14, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA as Corey Daniel Stoll. He is an actor, known for Midnight in Paris (2011), Ant-Man (2015) and House of Cards (2013). He has been married to Nadia Bowers since June 21, 2015. They have one child.

9. Reg E. Cathey

Actor | Fantastic Four

Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....

10. Jeremy McLain

Good Behavior

Jeremy McLain was born as Jeremy Frank McLain. He is known for his work on Good Behavior (2016), Dawson's Creek (1998) and Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016). He has been married to Melissa Bonham since 2012. They have one child.

11. Derek Cecil

Actor | House of Cards

Derek Cecil was born on January 15, 1973 in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from the University of Houston and the American Conservatory's Advanced Theater Training Program in San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of New York's Rude Mechanicals Theater Company and has acted and directed ...

12. Curtiss Cook

Actor | Shutter Island

Curtiss Cook was born in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Shutter Island (2010), The Interpreter (2005) and Arbitrage (2012).

13. Jimmi Simpson

Actor | Date Night

Jimmi Simpson is an American actor. He was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the youngest of three brothers. After graduating from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater, he acted for four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.

Simpson made his film debut in...

14. Lamont Easter

Actor | Jacqueline and Jilly

Lamont Easter is a native of Annapolis, Maryland but raised in San Diego, California. Lamont is a television, film and commercial actor who has had recurring appearances on shows such as Netflix's House of Cards, Showtimes's Homeland, HBO's VEEP, CBS's Madam Secretary, and in various national ...

15. Boris McGiver

Actor | Taxi

Boris McGiver is an American actor born in upstate New York to second generation Ukranian and Irish parents (Shmigelsky and McGiver). He is best known for playing Tom Hammerschmidt in House of Cards (2013), Hersh in Person of Interest (2011), Marimow in The Wire (2002), with roles in Lincoln (2012)...

16. Ben Daniels

Actor | The Exorcist

Ben Daniels is a multi-award winning performer who is equally at home whether working in Film, Television or Theatre. He was born in the Midlands and became interested in acting through drama lessons while at comprehensive school. He began his career after leaving London's prestigious LAMDA drama ...

17. Jeremy Holm

Actor | The Ranger

Jeremy Holm is best known for portraying 'Agent Nathan Green' on the Emmy© nominated Netflix series "House of Cards" and as 'Mr. Sutherland' on the Emmy© nominated USA series "Mr. Robot."

Jeremy was raised in the Rocky Mountains where he received a B.A. from Colorado State University, and later ...

18. John Wells

Actor | Overtime

A life long artist and now multi-award winning actor, John Wells began his film career in 2006 and has since been well acclaimed for his dynamic versatility, expressive features, and dramatic presence on screen.

Wells has delivered scene stealing performances in a string of features like the genre ...

19. Terry Chen

Actor | Jessica Jones

Terry Chen was born in Alberta, Canada. He made his debut in a supporting role as 'Ben Fong-Torres' in the much-lauded film Almost Famous, directed by Cameron Crowe. His performance has been praised in reviews from Variety magazine to Ebert & Roeper at the Movies.

Terry now splits his time between ...

20. Sam Page

Actor | Self/less

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as Sam Elliott, Sam Page attended Princeton University where he earned a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology. For his senior thesis, Page wrote about the mating habits of a female mosquitofish; the work was published in a science journal.

After graduation, Page went ...

21. Dan Ziskie

Actor | Adventures in Babysitting

Known for playing Vice President Jim Mathews on House of Cards and CJ Liquori on HBO's Treme. Dan is from Detroit and got involved in the improvisational theater scene in Chicago, and worked closely there with Del Close. In New York he has been active in theater, both on and off Broadway, and in ...

22. Reed Birney

Actor | Four Friends

Reed Birney was born on September 11, 1954 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for Four Friends (1981), House of Cards (2013) and The Blacklist (2013). He has been married to Constance Shulman since July 3, 1999. They have two children.

23. Gil Birmingham

Actor | Twilight

Gil Birmingham is an American actor of Comanche ancestry, best known for his portrayal of Billy Black in the The Twilight Saga film series. Birmingham was born in San Antonio, Texas. His family moved frequently during his childhood, due to his father's career in the military. He learned to play the...

24. Karl Kenzler

Actor | House of Cards

Karl Kenzler was born on June 3, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for House of Cards (2013), Person of Interest (2011) and Fringe (2008).

25. Michael Warner

Actor | Breaking Upwards

Michael Warner is an actor, known for Breaking Upwards (2009), A Queen Without His Crown (2013) and Almost in Love (2011). He has been married to Natalie Gold since March 30, 2008.

26. Gregory Divers

Actor | House of Cards

Gregory Divers is an actor, known for House of Cards (2013), Legends & Lies (2015) and Field of Lost Shoes (2015).



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