9-1-1 Cast Bios

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

as Athena Grant

Angela Bassett’s talent and abilities as an actress, director and executive producer in both television and film have garnered well-deserved respect and acclaim from peers and fans, proving her to be one of the industry’s premier leading ladies.

In 2018, Bassett was seen on the big screen in M:I 6 Mission Impossible, alongside Tom Cruise; and in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther. She has also directed episodes of the network drama Scandal and cable’s American Horror Story: Cult. She starred in three prior seasons of the hit anthology series from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk: American Horror Story: Roanoke, American Horror Story: Hotel and American Horror Story: Coven. Her performances both in Hotel and Coven earned her Emmy® Award nominations in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

In 2017, Bassett received her fourth career Emmy® Award nomination for her guest performance on Master of None. She previously competed in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for The Rosa Parks Story in 2002. In 2016, Bassett was nominated for her first Directors Guild of America Award for her directorial debut on the cable film Whitney.

Also in 2016, Bassett reprised her role as "Lynne Jacobs" in London Has Fallen, the sequel to Olympus Has Fallen, alongside Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman. She also appeared in Spike Lee’s film, Chiraq; and writer/director Stephen Poliakoff’s miniseries, Close to the Enemy, alongside Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore, Charlotte Riley and Alfred Molina.

Always expanding the many facets of her talents, Bassett ventured into a new entertainment medium, as the lead character in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, the highly acclaimed first-person shooter video game franchise. She also continues to lend her voice to the animated series Bojack Horseman, alongside Will Arnett and Amy Sedaris.

Bassett was seen in director James McTeigue’s Survivor, opposite Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson and Milla Jovovich; and in Gregg Araki’s Whitebird in a Blizzard, opposite Shailene Woodley. She returned to the musical genre in the film Black Nativity, opposite Forest Whitaker, for director Kasi Lemmons, and received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her work as Coretta Scott King in the cable movie Betty and Coretta.

Bassett made her feature debut as an actor in John Singleton’s Boyz N the Hood. Other memorable roles include Terry McMillan’s Waiting to Exhale, co-starring Whitney Houston; Kathryn Bigelow’s futuristic Strange Days, with Ralph Fiennes; Vampire in Brookyln, opposite Eddie Murphy; and Supernova, with James Spader.

Perhaps best known for her intense portrayal of Tina Turner in the biopic What’s Love Got To Do With It, opposite Laurence Fishburne, Bassett earned the Golden Globe® Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture and an Academy Award® nomination.
Peter Krause

Peter Krause

as Bobby Nash

A native of Minneapolis, MN, Peter Krause is an Emmy® Award- and Golden Globe®-nominated actor whose projects include starring in the drama series The Catch, opposite Mireille Enos.

Krause is best known for his work on the acclaimed cable drama Six Feet Under, for which he was nominated for three Emmy® Awards, two Golden Globe® Awards and two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. He also received two SAG Awards as part of the Six Feet Under ensemble.

Krause made his television debut as a regular on Carol Burnett’s hit variety show, Carol and Company, followed by a recurring role on the popular series Cybill. His additional TV credits include Parenthood, alongside Lauren Graham; Dirty Sexy MoneySports Night; and the cable miniseries The Lost Room.

His film credits include Beastly, the independent feature Civic Duty and We Don’t Live Here Anymore, in which he starred opposite Naomi Watts and Mark Ruffalo. Additionally, in 2004, Krause made his Broadway debut starring in Arthur Miller’s After The Fall, for director Michael Mayer.
Oliver Stark

Oliver Stark

as Evan "Buck" Buckley

British-born Oliver Stark was seen in a starring role on the cable drama Into The Badlands, and in the feature film Underworld: Blood Wars, alongside Kate Beckinsale. Stark began his career at a young age attending the North London Performing Arts Centre. He made his first British television appearance on the BAFTA Award-winning BBC series Casualty, and followed with roles on the Golden Globe®- and Emmy® Award-winning series Luther, opposite Idris Elba; as well as in Dracula, alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Aisha Hinds

Aisha Hinds

as Henrietta "Hen" Wilson

Aisha Hinds was featured in the FOX event series Shots Fired and the cable film All the Way, opposite Bryan Cranston and Anthony Mackie. She also received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Harriet Tubman in the drama series Underground. Hinds began her career in schools, churches, prisons, group homes and on the streets of New York City as a cast member with a local Brooklyn-based group of young artists called the Health Watch Players. She went on to obtain a B.F.A. in theater at the University of Miami and graduated with honors. Hinds' break came when she was cast on NYPD Blue. Her additional television credits include a series regular role on the drama Under the Dome, as well as recurring roles on Hawthorne,Weeds, Dollhouse and True Blood.
Kenneth Choi

Kenneth Choi

as Howie "Chimney" Han

Kenneth Choi's role on 9-1-1 reunites him with Ryan Murphy. The two worked together on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, in which Choi portrayed Judge Lance Ito. His additional television credits include The Last Man On Earth and Sons of Anarchy. On film, he appeared in the blockbuster Spiderman: Homecoming. He also appears in the feature films Bright, from director David Ayer; Stephanie, with Frank Grillo; Nash Edgerton's Gringo; and Hotel Artemis, alongside Jodie Foster and Sterling K. Brown; as well as the cable series Counterpart, with J.K. Simmons. Choi's other credits include The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad and Captain America: The First Avenger.
Rockmond Dunbar

Rockmond Dunbar

as Michael Grant

Rockmond Dunbar stars as "Detective Abe Gaines," opposite Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy, in the streaming drama series The Path.

Dunbar’s additional television credits include series regular roles on The Mentalist, Soul Food, Terriers, Sons of Anarchy and executive producer Steven Spielberg’s adventure drama, Earth 2. On film, Dunbar has had leading roles in Jada, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys.

As a director, Dunbar made his debut with the cable film Pastor Brown.
Connie Britton

Connie Britton

as Abby Clark

Four-time Emmy® Award-nominated Connie Britton can be seen in the cable comedy SMILF. She is perhaps best known for her Emmy® Award-nominated starring roles on Nashville and Friday Night Lights. She also earned an Emmy® Award nomination for her role in the first installment of American Horror Story. Additional television credits include Spin City, 24 and The West Wing.

Britton appears in Land of Steady Habits, based on the debut novel from Ted Thompson, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. She also is featured in Professor Marston & the Wonder Women, a biographical film that details the true story of the Harvard psychologist and inventor who created "Wonder Woman," which premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Her film credits include Beatriz at Dinner, Me & Earl & the Dying Girl, This Is Where I Leave You, The To-Do List, Seeking a Friend for the End Of the World and American Ultra.

In April 2014, Britton was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme. In this role, she raises awareness of UNDP's work in poverty eradication and women's empowerment, advocating to the American and global public.
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