Played by Jon BernthalAfter serving as a Marine during World War II, Joe Teague is now a Los Angeles police detective. When he is asked to help blackmail a high-powered member of the mob, the brutal and handsome Teague finds himself caught in the moral gray zone between the city's powerful gangsters and its corrupt law enforcement.
ABOUT JON BERNTHAL
In addition to his role on TNT's Mob City, classically trained actor Jon Bernthal is currently in production as one of the leads in David Ayer’s Fury, opposite Brad Pitt. He will soon be seen in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf Of Wall Street, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, and recently wrapped production on Peter Segal’s boxing movie Grudge Match, with Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger and Alan Arkin.
On television, Bernthal recently starred as Shane Walsh in AMC's The Walking Dead, based on Robert Kirkman's comic book of the same name. Bernthal was also part of the ensemble in the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg HBO miniseries, The Pacific. The role required Bernthal to undergo boot camp training, as well as combat training with Marines. His other television work includes appearances on: Boston Legal, CSI: Miami, Law & Order Special Victims Unit, How I Met Your Mother, and Without A Trace. His first series in a starring role was The Class, created by David Crane and directed by James Burrows.
Played by Jeffrey DeMunnHal Morrison is a Los Angeles police detective assigned to head up the city's new organized crime division. He is an honest, forthright man who becomes suspicious after learning Joe has been approached to assist in a blackmail scheme.
ABOUT JEFFREY DEMUNN
Jeffrey DeMunn has enjoyed a career that encompasses theatre, film and television. He is known as a favorite of writer/producer/director Frank Darabont who has cast him in the AMC hit television series The Walking Dead, the films The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, The Majestic and The Mist, as well as the 1988 re-make of The Blob, for which Darabont wrote the screenplay.
DeMunn's other film credits include Another Happy Day, Burn After Reading, Shelter, Caymen Went, Hollywoodland, The X Files: Fight the Future, Phenomenon and Blaze, as well as earlier appearances in Resurrection and Frances.
DeMunn's television work includes an Emmy® nomination and a CableACE® for his role as Andrei Chikatilo in Citizen X. He has also had recurring roles on The Good Wife and Law & Order and numerous guest-starring roles, including a recent episode of Chicago Fire. And he has starred or been featured in Empire Falls, Our Town, Noriega, Hiroshima, Storm of the Century, A Christmas Memory and Barbarians at the Gate.
DeMunn was nominated for a Tony for his performance in K-2 on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include Our Town, The Price, Bent, Spoils Of War and Sleight Of Hand. Recently he played Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman at the Old Globe Theatre and the Dallas Theatre Center. His off-Broadway and regional appearances include A Family for All Occasions, directed by Phillip Seymour Hoffman at the LABrynth Theatre, and Stuff Happens, Last Days Of Judas Iscariot, A Midsummer Night¹s Dream and A Prayer For My Daughter (Drama Desk Nomination) at the Public Theatre. In addition, both regionally and off-Broadway, he has been seen as King Lear and in such plays as The Geometry of Fire, A Picasso, Gunshy, The Hands Of Its Enemy, The Country Girl and Modigliani.
DeMunn was born and raised in Buffalo, NY, graduated from Union College and trained at the Bristol Old Vic in England. Upon returning to the U.S., he toured the country with the National Shakespeare Company and spent several summer seasons at the Eugene O¹Neill Theatre Center helping to develop new plays. He currently resides on a 370-acre mountain range in Ulster County in upstate New York with his lovely wife, Kerry.
Played by Milo VentimigliaNed Stax is a budding lawyer with a chess-player's mind. He has all the tools to be a master "fixer" for the mob -- the position for which he's been groomed.
ABOUT MILO VENTIMIGLIA
Segueing effortlessly between the big and small screen, Milo Ventimiglia has a passion for the art of acting that keeps him drawn to both studio and independent features. He recently wrapped production on the feature film Heat, in which he stars alongside Jason Statham. Ventimiglia also stars in Grace of Monaco as Rupert Allen, publicist to Grace Kelly (Nicole Kidman).He has most recently been seen starring in writer-director Xan Cassavetes' Kiss of the Damned, which premiered as the closing-night film of the Venice Film Festival in September 2012; Killing Season with Robert De Niro and John Travolta; and the Adam Sandler comedy Grown Ups 2.
Ventimiglia's other credits include That’s My Boy, Rocky Balboa, Armored, Gamer, Pathology, the Wes Craven/Kevin Williamson thriller Cursed, The Chaos Theory, Stay Alive, Dirty Deeds, Winter Break and Massholes. Additionally he starred in the short films Nice Guys Finish Last and Must Be the Music, which debuted at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews.
Captain William Parker
Played by Neal McDonoughStraight as an arrow, canny and incorruptible, William Parker became a captain in the LAPD at age 42, and he just might be on track to be Chief of Police someday. Parker is as committed to rooting out corruption in the police department as he is to bringing down the mob.
ABOUT NEAL MCDONOUGH
Award-winning actor Neal McDonough's innate ability to make his characters – both good and bad – as complex as they are formidable has made him one of Hollywood’s most in-demand talents. He most recently appeared as Dum Dum Dugan in Paramount's superhero blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger and received rave reviews – plus a Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – for his performance as scheming underworld figure Robert Quarles on the acclaimed series Justified.
McDonough came to prominence with pivotal parts in Steven Spielberg's HBO production Band of Brothers and film Minority Report. He followed these break-out roles with impressive performances on TV in Boomtown, which also earned him a Satellite Award, as well as Desperate Housewives, Tin Man, The Guardian and Medical Investigation.
On the big screen, McDonough can be seen in such films as this summer's Red 2, along with Flags of Our Fathers, Star Trek: First Contact, Angels in the Outfield, Walking Tall, 88 Minutes and Timeline.
Played by Alexa DavalosJasmine, girlfriend of the shady Hecky Nash, is a photo girl at Mickey Cohen's nightclub. She has a beauty and vulnerability that could break anyone's heart. She also has experience far beyond her age and a past that threatens to complicate her life.
ABOUT ALEXA DAVALOS
In addition to her role in Mob City, Alexa Davalos recently wrapped Cynthia Mort’s Nina, opposite Zoe Saldana. Her film credits include starring as Andromeda in the remake of Clash of the Titans. She is also known for her work in Ed Zwick's Defiance, Robert Benton's Feast of Love and Frank Darabont's adaptation of The Mist.
Ben "Bugsy" Siegel
Played by Edward BurnsNicknamed "Bugsy," the infamous Ben Siegel is an American mobster who has made a name for himself through bootlegging, gambling and ruthless assassinations. Mean-spirited yet charismatic, Siegel has an eye for the ladies and can kill a man without a bit of remorse.
ABOUT EDWARD BURNS
Lauded by critics and audiences alike, Ed Burns gained international recognition for his first feature film, The Brothers McMullen, which premiered in competition at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival, winning the Grand Jury prize. The film, which Burns wrote, directed and starred in, was shot on a budget of only $25,000 and went on to gross over $10 million at the domestic box office, making it the most profitable film of 1995. The film also won Best First Feature at the 1996 Independent Spirit Awards.
Burns' second film, the romantic comedy She’s The One, starring Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz, reinforced Burns' versatile talent as a writer, director and actor able to simultaneously and successfully wear multiple hats.
Burns continues to write, direct, star in and produce his films, including the Paramount Classics relationship comedy Sidewalks of New York, Purple Violets, Nice Guy Johnny, Newlyweds, and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas. In a groundbreaking deal, Purple Violets was the first feature film to premiere exclusively on iTunes. Burns expanded on this new model of digital distribution to include cable VOD to reach even wider audiences and successfully released three films –Nice Guy Johnny, Newlyweds and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas – via these platforms in 2010, 2011 and 2012 respectively.
As an actor, Burns starred opposite Tom Hanks and Matt Damon in Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed World War II epic Saving Private Ryan. He also starred in the thriller 15 Minutes, opposite Robert De Niro; Confidence, opposite Dustin Hoffman; and the 20th Century Fox romantic comedy hit 27 Dresses, opposite Katherine Heigl.
Last year, Burns starred opposite Tyler Perry and Matthew Fox in Alex Cross. His recent acting projects also include Friends with Kids, with Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt, and Man on a Ledge, opposite Sam Worthington and Elizabeth Banks.Ed Burns was born in Woodside, Queens and raised on Long Island. While at Hunter College in New York City, he switched his focus from English to filmmaking before quickly moving on to make The Brothers McMullen. Burns lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
Played by Jeremy LukeMickey Cohen has been causing trouble since he was a little boy. Next-in-line after Siegel to be boss of all organized crime in Los Angeles, Mickey runs the L.A. underworld with an iron fist. A quick-to-anger hothead, Cohen has a huge obsession with cleanliness.
ABOUT JEREMY LUKE
Actor Jeremy Luke is slated to become one of the breakout stars in 2013. His charismatic yet earnest performances, are earning attention and recognition from industry professionals and moviegoers. First up, this multitalented actor stars alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore and Tony Danza in the highly buzzed about dramedy: Don Jon, directed by Joshua Gordon Levitt and slated for release in September 2013.
IN addition to his role on TNT's Jeremy Luke, Luke's television credits also include, guest-starring roles on popular shows like Hawaii Five-0, Desperate Housewives, Bones and Melissa & Joey.
On the film front, Luke plays the titular role of Vinne Curto in an independent bio pic written and directed by Larry Golin. He will also be seen starring in EXTR, a Fox Digital Studios sci-fi thriller which is anticipated to premiere in a few film festivals this year with a later release to Netflix. In addition, Luke has a supporting role in the upcoming film Broken Horses, alongside Anton Yelchin, Vincent D'Onofrio and Thomas Jane.
Born and raised in Staten Island, Luke found himself dissatisfied with the direction of his life as a night club promoter in New York. As a stress reliever, he would spend his weekends performing in short films with a friend and was instantly drawn to acting. His interest and passion for acting continued to grow and he soon decided to make the move to Los Angeles to study with Joe Palese, one of Hollywood’s top acting coaches. Soon after, he booked a starring role in Syfy’s hilarious TV movie Jersey Shore Shark Attack. Luke also directs, produces and stars in the comedy web series Turbo & Joey, which documents the journey of two guys trying to make it in Hollywood. The hilarious web-series can be seen on YouTube and http://www.TurboandJoey.com.
When he isn’t working, Luke actively supports many charities, including the Stephan Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. He also donates his time to the Hurricane Sandy relief and working with autistic children.
Played by Robert KnepperSid Rothman is a legendary hit man and capo. He's also been the closest friend of Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky since childhood.
ABOUT ROBERT KNEPPER
Robert Knepper has more than 90 film and television performances to his credit, including his unforgettable performance as T-Bag in Prison Break, which earned him a Golden Satellite nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series and a Teen Choice Award nomination for TV Villain. Knepper's additional television credits include appearances on Breakout Kings, Stargate Universe and Heroes. He also gave a compelling performance as Bobby Kennedy in Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot.
Knepper can be seen on the big screen this year in Universal’s R.I.P.D. and The Weinstein Company's Code Name: Geronimo. He has also netted roles in The Day the Earth Stood Still, Transporter 3, Hitman, Hostage and Good Night and Good Luck.
Knepper was born in Fremont, Ohio, and raised in Maumee. He spent many years working in community theater and high school productions. Later, he studied drama at Northwestern University. In 1982, he won the Joseph Jefferson Award for his performance in Class Enemy at the Next Theater Company in Chicago. He now is a resident of Southern California.
Mayor Fletcher Bowron
Played by Gregory ItzinA charismatic politician and dedicated reformer, Mayor Fletcher Bowron is intent on rooting out the bad apples in the LAPD and eliminating corruption that existed in past administrations.
ABOUT GREGORY ITZIN
The son of a career Marine, Gregory Itzin lived his early years in a small town in rural Wisconsin and attended The University Of Wisconsin in Madison and the American Conservatory Theatre’s training program in San Francisco. After several years with the company, he moved to Los Angeles. Since then, he has appeared on numerous stages in SoCal and across the country and performed in more than a hundred television movies and series episodes.
On Broadway, Itzin received a Tony nomination for his work in The Kentucky Cycle, and in Los Angeles, he received L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards for his work in The Birthday Party, Waiting for Godot, The Homecoming and King Lear. He is a member of both the Matrix and Antaeus Theatre companies and has worked at The Public in NY, San Diego’s Old Globe, The Kennedy Center, Mark Taper Forum, The Intiman in Seattle and The Pasadena Playhouse. At the Geffen Playhouse and at So Coast Rep, he premiered Donald Margulies’ play Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont as Told By Himself.
Probably best known for portraying President Charles Logan on Fox TV’s 24, for which he received two Emmy® nominations, Itzin has also been a series regular on Murder One, Mel Brooks' The Nutt House, Something Wilder, Comedy Central’s Strip Mall, and in recurring roles on The Profiler, NCIS, L.A. Law, Boston Legal, Picket Fences, Friends, The Practice, The Mentalist, Covert Affairs and Big Love.
Itzin's film appearances are numerous and include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Original Sin, Law-Abiding Citizen, The Change Up and, most recently, The Ides of March and Lincoln.
Itzin resides in L.A. with his wife and a number of dogs and cats. He has two lovely children out in the world.