The Newsroom features many recurring characters. Along with the main cast there are several guest starring and co-starring roles that appear in multiple episodes. See character appearances for a chart of appearances by episode.

Main castEdit

  1. Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy (10 episodes)
  2. Emily Mortimer as MacKenzie McHale (10 episodes)
  3. John Gallagher, Jr. as Jim Harper (10 episodes)
  4. Alison Pill as Margaret Jordan (10 episodes)
  5. Thomas Sadoski as Don Keefer (10 episodes)
  6. Dev Patel as Neal Sampat (10 episodes)
  7. Olivia Munn as Sloan Sabbith (10 episodes)
  8. and Sam Waterston as Charlie Skinner (10 episodes)

Guest starsEdit

  1. Adina Porter as Kendra James (10 episodes)
  2. Chris Chalk as Gary Cooper (10 episodes)
  3. Chris Messina as Reese Lansing (5 episodes)
  4. Terry Crews as Lonny Church (5 episodes)
  5. Kelen Coleman as Lisa Lambert (5 episodes)
  6. David Harbour as Elliot Hirsch (4 episodes)
  7. Jon Tenney as Wade Campbell (3 episodes)
  8. David Krumholtz as Dr. Jack Habib (3 episodes)
  9. Hope Davis as Nina Howard (3 episodes)
  10. Stephen McKinley Henderson as Solomon Hancock (3 episodes)
  11. Natalie Morales as Kaylee (2 episodes)
  12. Paul Schneider as Brian Brenner (2 episodes)
  13. and Jane Fonda as Leona Lansing (4 episodes)


  1. Margaret Judson as Tess Westin (10 episodes)
  2. Thomas Matthews as Martin Smallworth (10 episodes)
  3. John F. Carpenter as Herb Wilson (10 episodes)
  4. Trieu Tran as Joey Phan (10 episodes)
  5. Wynn Everett as Tamara Hart (9 episodes)
  6. Brian Huskey and Charlie Weirauch as Jake Watson (10 episodes)
  7. Chasty Ballesteros as Tea (5 episodes)
  8. Sarah Scott Davis as Terry Smith (4 episodes)
  9. Alison Becker as Sandy Whiddles (2 episodes)
  10. Riley Voelkel as Jennifer Johnson (2 episodes)
  11. Renee Gube as Mike (2 episodes, 1 uncredited)

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.