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Season five cast
Season five
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No. of starring cast members 24
Previous Season four cast
Main article: Cast

The season five cast included 24 starring cast members and many guest stars. This season has the largest starring ensemble in the series history. There were 21 starring cast members in the fourth season and there were 6 departures and 9 additions for the fifth season. There were many regular guest stars, many recurring guest stars, and many single episde guest stars. There were also many performers with uncredited roles.

Starring castEdit

The fifth season starring cast numbers 24 actors and actresses making it the largest starring ensemble in the series history. 6 of the 21 fourth season starring cast members left the starring cast. Nine new starring cast members joined for the fifth season. The fifth season starring cast consists of:

Actor/actress Character Role
Dominic West Jimmy McNulty Homicide detective
Reg E. Cathey Norman Wilson Senior Mayoral aide
John Doman William Rawls Deputy Commissioner for Operations / Acting Commissioner
Aidan Gillen Tommy Carcetti Mayor
Clark Johnson Augustus Haynes City Desk Editor
Deirdre Lovejoy Rhonda Pearlman Assistant State's Attorney
Tom McCarthy Scott Templeton General assignments reporter
Clarke Peters Lester Freamon Major Crimes Unit Detective
Wendell Pierce Bunk Moreland Homicide detective
Lance Reddick Cedric Daniels Colonel / Deputy Commissioner for Operations
Andre Royo Bubbles Recovering drug addict
Sonja Sohn Kima Greggs Homicide unit detective
Seth Gilliam Ellis Carver Sergeant in Charge - Western District
Domenick Lombardozzi Thomas "Herc" Hauk Defense investigator
Michael Kenneth Williams Omar Little Stick-up man
Gbenga Akinnagbe Chris Partlow Drug organization chief enforcer
Jamie Hector Marlo Stanfield Drug kingpin
Neal Huff Michael Steintorf Chief of Staff
Jermaine Crawford Duquan "Dukie" Weems Corner boy
Corey Parker Robinson Leander Sydnor Major Crimes Unit Detective
Tristan Wilds Michael Lee Corner boy
Michael Kostroff Maurice Levy Defense attorney
Michelle Paress Alma Gutierrez Crime beat reporter
Isiah Whitlock, Jr. R. Clayton Davis State Senator

Returning starring cast members include Dominic West, Reg E. Cathey, John Doman, Aidan Gillen, Deirdre Lovejoy, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Sonja Sohn, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Seth Gilliam, Domenick Lombardozzi, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jamie Hector and Corey Parker Robinson. West portrays troubled detective Jimmy McNulty. Cathey returns as political consultant Norman Wilson. Doman reprises the role of careerist Deputy Commissioner William Rawls. Gillen plays struggling Mayor Tommy Carcetti. Lovejoy appears as ascendant Assistant State's Attorney Rhonda Pearlman. Peters portrays veteran investigator Lester Freamon. Pierce portrays longtime homicide detective Bunk Moreland. Sohn reprises the character of natural investigator Kima Greggs. Reddick plays Colonel Cedric Daniels, the rising star of the police department. Royo plays tragic recovering drug addict Reginald "Bubbles" Cousins. Gilliam portrays Western District Sergeant in charge Ellis Carver. Lombardozzi depicts Thomas "Herc" Hauk pursuing a new career path. Williams will return as legendary underworld figure Omar Little. Hector reprises his role as chilling drug kingpin Marlo Stanfield. Robinson returns as Leander Sydnor, a respected young detective.

New additions to the starring cast include Clark Johnson, Tom McCarthy, Gbenga Akkinagbe, Neal Huff, Michelle Paress, Jermaine Crawford, Tristan Wilds, Michael Kostroff and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Johnson plays Augustus "Gus" Haynes the principled editor of the city desk of the Baltimore Sun. He is joined in the newsroom by two other new stars; Michelle Paress and Tom McCarthy play young reporters Alma Guttierez and Scott Templeton. Huff reprises his role as Mayor Carcetti's chief of staff Michael Steintorf having previously appeared as a guest star at the end of the fourth season. Crawford and Wilds join the starring cast as young corner boys Duquan Weems and Michael Lee respectively, both having had a large role throughout season four. Akkinagbe continues to portray Stanfield Organization enforcer Chris Partlow who recurred throughout the third and fourth season. Two other actors also join the starring cast having previously portrayed their corrupt characters as guest stars - Michael Kostroff as defence attorney Maurice Levy and Isiah Washington, Jr. as senator Clay Davis.

Reg E. Cathey’s credit has moved up to the start with the credits in alphabetical order (after West) instead of the section where two or more names appear at a time.

Fourth season stars no longer appearing in the starring credits include Frankie Faison (Commissioner Ervin Burrell), Jim True-Frost (teacher Roland Pryzbylewski), Robert Wisdom (retired police officer Howard Colvin), Chad L. Coleman (community boxing trainer Dennis Wise), Glynn Turman (ex-Mayor Clarence Royce) and JD Williams (murdered drug dealer Bodie Broadus).

Guest starsEdit

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RecurringEdit

Single episodeEdit

Uncredited actorsEdit

AppearancesEdit

LegendEdit

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Starring castEdit

Actor/Actress Character Episode Credits Appearances Uncredited
appearances
Total
appearances
5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10
Dominic West Jimmy McNulty
10
10
0
10
Reg E. Cathey Norman Wilson
10
10
0
10
John Doman William Rawls
10
8
0
8
Aidan Gillen Tommy Carcetti
10
10
0
10
Clark Johnson Augustus Haynes
10
10
0
10
Deirdre Lovejoy Rhonda Pearlman
10
9
0
9
Tom McCarthy Scott Templeton
10
10
0
10
Clarke Peters Lester Freamon
10
10
0
10
Wendell Pierce Bunk Moreland
10
10
0
10
Lance Reddick Cedric Daniels
10
10
0
10
Andre Royo Bubbles
10
6
0
6
Sonja Sohn Kima Greggs
10
10
0
10
Seth Gilliam Ellis Carver
10
6
0
6
Domenick Lombardozzi "Herc" Hauk
10
6
0
6
Michael K. Williams Omar Little
10
6
0
6
Gbenga Akinnagbe Chris Partlow
10
9
0
9
Jamie Hector Marlo Stanfield
10
9
0
9
Neal Huff Michael Steintorf
10
9
0
9
Jermaine Crawford Duquan "Dukie" Weems
10
7
0
7
Corey Parker Robinson Leander Sydnor
10
9
0
9
Tristan Wilds Michael Lee
10
9
0
9
Michael Kostroff Maurice Levy
10
6
0
6
Michelle Paress Alma Gutierrez
10
10
0
10
Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Clay Davis
10
7
0
7

Guest starsEdit

RegularEdit

Template:Regular guest stars appearances S5

RecurringEdit

Template:Recurring guest stars appearances S5

Single episodeEdit

Template:Single episode guest stars appearances S5

Uncredited rolesEdit

Template:Uncredited roles appearances S5

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