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The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

National Geographic 2019

In this anthology series, heroic scientists risk all to deal with deadly outbreaks.
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The Top 10 Actors and Characters of The Hot Zone (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Dylan Baker

#1 - Dylan Baker (Ed Copak)

Dylan Baker is an American stage and screen actor and director. He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut.

Dylan Baker plays as Ed Copak in The Hot Zone.
Dylan Baker is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Robert Wisdom

#2 - Robert Wisdom (Vernon Tucker)

Robert Ray Wisdom is an American actor, best known for his roles as Howard "Bunny" Colvin in the HBO drama series The Wire, Norman "Lechero" St. John in the Fox drama series Prison Break, and Harold Conway in the 2021 Hulu comedy film Vacation Friends. Wisdom was born in Washington, D.C., to Jamaican parents. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in history and economics. He worked as a producer for NPR's All Things Considered before pursuing a career in acting. Wisdom has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including That Thing You Do!, Face/Off, Ray, The Manchurian Candidate, and The Good Wife. He has also had recurring roles on the television series The Practice, NYPD Blue, and The Shield. In 2012, Wisdom was cast as a series regular in the ABC drama series Nashville. He played the role of Coleman Carlisle, a music producer. The show ran for four seasons. In 2021, Wisdom starred in the Hulu comedy film Vacation Friends. He played the role of Harold Conway, a couple's therapist who becomes involved in a wild weekend with two other couples. The film was a critical and commercial success. Wisdom is a versatile actor who has played a wide range of roles. He is a respected member of the acting community and has won numerous awards for his work, including a NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Robert Wisdom plays as Vernon Tucker in The Hot Zone.
Robert Wisdom is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Julianna Margulies

#3 - Julianna Margulies (Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax)

Julianna Margulies (born July, 8, 1966) is an American film and television actress, best known for her role on ER, for which she won an Emmy Award, and The Good Wife, for which she won a Golden Globe, two Emmy and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Julianna Margulies plays as Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax in The Hot Zone.
Julianna Margulies is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Noah Emmerich

#4 - Noah Emmerich (Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Noah Nicholas Emmerich (height 6' 3" (1,91 m) born February 27, 1965) is an American film actor who first broke out in the film Beautiful Girls. He was later seen in movies like The Truman Show, Cop Land, Frequency, Love & Sex, Windtalkers, Miracle, and Little Children. Description above from the Wikipedia article Noah Emmerich, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Noah Emmerich plays as Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax in The Hot Zone.
Noah Emmerich is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Nick Searcy

#5 - Nick Searcy (Frank Mays)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nick Searcy (born March 7, 1959) is an American actor who currently portrays Chief Deputy United States Marshal Art Mullen on FX's Justified. He also had a major role in the Tom Hanks produced miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as Deke Slayton.

Nick Searcy plays as Frank Mays in The Hot Zone.
Nick Searcy is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Liam Cunningham

#6 - Liam Cunningham (Wade Carter)

Liam Cunningham (born 2 June 1961) is an Irish actor. He has appeared in numerous film and television productions including A Little Princess, First Knight, Jude and the BBC One science-fiction drama series Outcasts. Description above from the Wikipedia article Liam Cunningham (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Liam Cunningham plays as Wade Carter in The Hot Zone.
Liam Cunningham is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

James D'Arcy

#7 - James D'Arcy (Trevor Rhodes)

An English actor. His first appearances on television were small roles in the TV series Silent Witness (1996) and Dalziel and Pascoe (1996), followed by roles in TV movies such as Nicholas Hawthorne in Ruth Rendell's Bribery and Corruption (1997), Lord Cheshire in The Canterville Ghost (1997) and Jonathan Maybury in The Ice House (1997). In 1997 he furthermore played Blifil in the Mini-series The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. In 1999, he acted alongside Daniel Craig in the World War I-drama The Trench as well as having a small role in the Comedy Guest House Paradiso. Description above from the Wikipedia article James D'Arcy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

James D'Arcy plays as Trevor Rhodes in The Hot Zone.
James D'Arcy is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Mark Kelly

#8 - Mark Kelly (Bruce Domanski)

Mark Kelly is an American actor who portrayed Connor in Season 2 of AMC's Fear The Walking Dead. Virginia born/Oregon raised Mark Kelly has enjoyed stage roles such as 'Han Solo' in Patrick T. Gorman's The Star Wars Trilogy in 30 Minutes, 'Lemuel Pitkin' in The Dismantling of Lemuel Pitkin, 'Eddie' in Fool For Love, 'Ben Cook' in National Anthems, 'Nice Guy Eddie' in Reservoir Dogs, 'Jerry' in The Zoo Story, and 'Tom' in The Glass Menagerie. He has thrice appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe performing in 17 productions (five world and European premieres) and the HBO Aspen Comedy festival. Mark has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting from the University of Southern California.

Mark Kelly plays as Bruce Domanski in The Hot Zone.
Mark Kelly is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Robert Sean Leonard

#9 - Robert Sean Leonard (Walter Humbolt)

​Robert Sean Leonard (born February 28, 1969) is an award-winning American actor. He has regularly starred in Broadway and off-Broadway productions, but is most known for his roles on House and in Dead Poets Society.

Robert Sean Leonard plays as Walter Humbolt in The Hot Zone.
Robert Sean Leonard is the top #9 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Lenny Platt

#10 - Lenny Platt (Capt. Kyle Orman)

Lenny Platt (born July 25, 1984) is an American actor known for his portrayal of Nate Salinger on the US daytime soap opera One Life to Live from 2010 to 2012 and FBI trainee Drew Perales on the ABC thriller Quantico in 2016.

Lenny Platt plays as Capt. Kyle Orman in The Hot Zone.
Lenny Platt is the top #10 member of the cast and appears in 6 episodes.

Last updated: feb 08, 2023

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