The following is a list of characters in the television series 24. It includes some relatively minor characters not considered part of the main cast, and "bad guys". It is not, however, a complete list.

The list first names the actor, followed by the character and a brief description.

Warning: Spoilers follow

Table of contents
1 Season One
2 Season Two
3 Sources

Season One

The Bauers

CTU / Division

  • Sarah Clarke - Nina Myers (CTU agent)
  • Carlos Bernard - Tony Almeida (CTU agent)
  • Karina Arroyave - Jamey Farrell (CTU programmer)
  • Eric Balfour - Milo Pressman (CTU contractor)
  • Michael O'Neill - Richard Walsh (One of Jack's superiors)
  • Xander Berkeley - George Mason (One of Jack's superiors)
  • Tamara Tunie - Alberta Green (Takes over from Jack)
  • Paul Schulze - Ryan Chappelle (Ultimate superior)
  • Wade Andrew Williams - Robert Ellis (NSA agent)
  • Kevin Ramsey - Agent Paulson (Guard for Kim and Teri)
  • Kirk Baltz - Teddy Hanlin (CTU marksman who hates Jack)

Palmer's family and staff

  • Dennis Haysbert - David Palmer (Senator, running for president)
  • Penny Johnson Jerald - Sherry Palmer (David's wife)
  • Megalyn Echikunwoke - Nicole Palmer (David's daughter)
  • Vicellous Reo Shannon - Keith Palmer (David's son)
  • Jude Ciccolella - Mike Novick (David's chief of staff)
  • Tanya Wright - Patty Brooks (David's assistant and speech-writer)
  • Kara Zediker - Elizabeth Nash (Palmer's campaign, lover of Alexis Drazen)
  • Zach Grenier - Carl Webb (David's Machiavellian assistant)
  • Glenn Morshower - Aaron Pierce (Secret Service)

Other associates of Palmer

  • Devika Parikh - Maureen Kingsley (Journalist with info about Keith)
  • John Prosky - Doctor Ferragamo (Keith Palmer's therapist)

First assassination plot

  • Michael Massee - Ira Gaines (Mastermind of 1st plot)
  • Jacqui Maxwell - Janet York (Kim's friend)
  • Daniel Bess - Dan (Janet York's friend)
  • Matthew Carey - Rick (Janet York's friend)
  • Richard Burgi - Kevin Caroll (a.k.a. Alan York, Janet's "dad")
  • Rudolf Martin - Martin Belkin / Johnathan (Shooter)
  • Mia Kirschner - Mandy (Assassin)
  • Kim Murphy - Bridgit (Mandy's girlfriend and confederate)
  • Silas Weir Mitchell - Eli Stram (Henchman)

The Drazens and associates

  • Dennis Hopper - Victor Drazen (Serbian war-criminal, ultimate mastermind)
  • Zeljko Ivanek - Andre Drazen (Victor's brother)
  • Misha Collins - Alexis Drazen (Victor's son)
  • Henri Lubatti - Jovan Myovic (Shooter)
  • Currie Graham - Ted Cofell (Businessman, liased with Kevin Caroll)
  • Eugene Lazarev - Nikola (friend of the Drazens)
  • Juliette Dudnick - Mila (Nikola's daughter)

Rick's friends (outside the plot)

  • Navi Rawat - Melanie (Rick's girlfriend)
  • Edoardo Ballerini - Frank (Dan's brother)


  • Kathleen Wilhoite - Lauren Proctor (Jack's hostage)
  • Pauley Perrette - Tanya (Driver who helps Teri)
  • Vincent Angell - Doctor Phil Parslow (Teri's friend)
  • Lou Diamond Phillips - Mark DeSalvo (DoD prison officer)

Season Two

To be written