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The Chair

The Chair

Netflix 2021

At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.

The Top 10 Actors and Characters of The Chair (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Sandra Oh

#1 - Sandra Oh (Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim)

Sandra Oh (born July 20, 1971) is a Canadian actress. She is primarily known for portraying the role of Dr. Cristina Yang on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, for which she has won a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award. She also played notable roles in the feature films Under the Tuscan Sun and Sideways, and had a supporting role on the HBO original series Arli$$.

Sandra Oh plays as Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim in The Chair.
Sandra Oh is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Bob Balaban

#2 - Bob Balaban (Elliot Rentz)

Robert Elmer Balaban is an American actor, author, producer, and director. He was one of the producers nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for Gosford Park, in which he also appeared. Wikipedia

Bob Balaban plays as Elliot Rentz in The Chair.
Bob Balaban is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Everly Carganilla

#3 - Everly Carganilla (Ju-Hee 'Ju Ju' Kim)

Everly Carganilla plays as Ju-Hee 'Ju Ju' Kim in The Chair.
Everly Carganilla is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

David Morse

#4 - David Morse (Paul Larson)

David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American stage, television, and film actor. He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. Morse continued his movie career with roles in Dancer in the Dark, The Negotiator, The Green Mile, Disturbia, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Crossing Guard, The Rock, Extreme Measures, Twelve Monkeys, 16 Blocks, and Hounddog. In 2006, Morse had a recurring role as Detective Michael Tritter on the medical drama House for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.  Morse portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO Miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination. Morse has received acclaim for his portrayal of Uncle Peck on the Off-Broadway play How I Learned to Drive for which he earned a Drama Desk and Obie Award. He also had success on Broadway, portraying James "Sharky" Harkin in The Seafarer. As of 2011, Morse is a regular on the HBO series, "Treme". ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

David Morse plays as Paul Larson in The Chair.
David Morse is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Holland Taylor

#5 - Holland Taylor (Joan Hambling)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Holland Virginia Taylor (born January 14, 1943) is an American actress of film, stage and television. Her notable television roles include Ruth Dunbar in Bosom Buddies, senator's wife Margaret Powers on Norman Lear's The Powers That Be, Judge Roberta Kittleson in The Practice and Evelyn Harper in Two and a Half Men. Description above from the Wikipedia article Holland Taylor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Holland Taylor plays as Joan Hambling in The Chair.
Holland Taylor is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Jay Duplass

#6 - Jay Duplass (Hades)

Lawrence Jay Duplass (born March 7, 1973) is an American filmmaker, actor and author widely known for his films The Puffy Chair (2005), Cyrus (2010), and Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), made in collaboration with his younger brother, Mark Duplass. Duplass starred in the Amazon Video comedy-drama series Transparent (2014–2019), and co-created the HBO comedy-drama series Togetherness (2015–16) and the HBO anthology series Room 104 (2017–2020). Description above from the Wikipedia article Jay Duplass, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Jay Duplass plays as Hades in The Chair.
Jay Duplass is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 0 episodes.

Nana Mensah

#7 - Nana Mensah (Det. Alana Rodriguez)

Nana Mensah is a Ghanaian-American stage, film and television actress, writer and director. She's a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut, USA.

Nana Mensah plays as Det. Alana Rodriguez in The Chair.
Nana Mensah is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 0 episodes.

Last updated: feb 06, 2023

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