as Lucy Preston
Abigail Spencer spent many summers studying under mentor Ann Reinking at the Broadway Theatre Project. She was later accepted into Carnegie Mellon University.
She recently wrapped production on Rectify, which returns in October for its fourth and final season. Her portrayal of Amantha Holden garnered strong reviews and a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama in 2013. She also appeared in a guest role on the second season of True Detective. On the big screen, Spencer appears this summer opposite Chris Messina in The Sweet Life, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June. She also stars in the indie film A Beautiful Now, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2015. Her other film credits include The Forger, Oz the Great and Powerful, This Is Where I Leave You, Chasing Mavericks, Kilimanjaro, This Means War and Cowboys & Aliens. Previous television credits include multi-episode arcs on Suits, Mad Men, Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV as well as the cult comedy Burning Love. Following the success of her 2013 short film Here and Now (which was selected by Ron Howard as the winner of Canon's Project Imagination film contest), Spencer is reteaming with producers Josh Pence and Justin Allen for the short film Winter Light, a modern-day revisionist Western set against the backdrop of the snow-covered Montana wilderness.
as Wyatt Logan
Matt Lanter is perhaps best known for starring on 90210, a part that led to numerous other television and screen roles in recent years. Upcoming film projects include USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, starring Nicolas Cage, and Chasing the Rain. Other film credits include Vampires Suck, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius, The Roommate, Sorority Row, Disaster Movie and voicing Anakin Skywalker in the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Lanter's extensive television work spans beyond the past decade. Most recently, he's been seen on The Astronaut Wives Club and as the lead opposite Aimee Teegarden on Star-Crossed. He also appeared on Heroes, Shark and as Geena Davis' son on Commander in Chief. Other television work includes guest roles on Grey's Anatomy, CSI, Big Love and Monk. He made his stage debut opposite Laurence Fishburne in Alfred Uhry's Without Walls at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
Outside of acting, Lanter is an avid golfer and enjoys video games and traveling. He was a spokesman for the DoSomething organization's Teens for Jeans campaign, and is an active supporter of the Alzheimer's Association.
as Rufus Carlin
Malcolm Barrett is an actor/songwriter best known for his roles in The Hurt Locker, Dear White People and My Best Friend's Girl. His other film work includes roles in Addicted to Fresno, Bachelor Night (to which he contributed several songs), An American in Hollywood (to which he also contributed songs), OJ: The Musical, Missed Connections and Larry Crowne. On television, Barrett appeared on numerous series, including The Office, Better Off Ted, Key and Peele, Kroll Show, Nerd Court, The Mentalist, Southland, Monk, The Ghost Whisperer and The Soul Man. He can also be seen on the upcoming sci-fi anthology series Dimension 404. Barrett received his equity membership at the age of 16 when he appeared in the McCarter Theatre production of "The Stonemason," and won the Young Playwright competition at Manhattan Class Company as a member of the 2001 Nuyorican Slam Poetry team. He won the 2014 Ovation Award for lead actor in the play "The Recommendation." Barrett is also the co-founder and artistic director of the nonprofit Los Angeles-based Ammunition Theatre Company.Barrett is a native of New York City, and studied at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
as Garcia Flynn
Goran Visnjic is a Croatian-born actor who has received critical acclaim and commercial success in theatre, television and film.
After performing in local theater groups as a young adult, Visnjic began his career starring as the lead in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at the internationally acclaimed Dubrovnik Summer Festival in Croatia. His performance earned him an Orlando Award (the equivalent of the Tony Award).
Best known for his role as Dr. Luka Kovac in the long-running hospital drama ER, Visnjic continues to tackle some of Hollywood's most challenging roles. On television, Visnjic most recently starred alongside Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Mitchell and Tom Wlaschiha on the international action-crime series Crossing Lines. He was also seen on Steven Spielberg's futuristic thriller Extant, starring opposite Halle Berry, and in Red Widow, alongside Clifton Collins Jr., Radha Mitchell and Jaime Ray Newman. Visnjic's latest feature film role was in Asthma, about New York's indie rock scene, co-starring Krysten Ritter and Joey Kern. Other film credits include The Deep End, The Counselor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Beginners, Committed, Practical Magic, Rounders, Welcome to Sarajevo and a segment for the anthology film New York, I Love You. He also provided his voice to the blockbuster hit Ice Age.
as Connor Mason
Paterson Joseph plays Connor Mason on the Global drama
. Joseph was born and raised in London and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He's worked extensively on screen, television and in the theater. Joseph appeared in such notable films as The Beach
with Leonardo DiCaprio and in Aeon Flux
with Charlize Theron. Other film credits include In the Name of the Father
with Daniel Day-Lewis and Emma Thompson; Greenfingers
with Clive Owen and Helen Mirren; and The Other Man
with Liam Neeson, Antonio Banderas and Laura Linney.On the television side, he's appeared in over 40 series. Most recently he appeared as General Arnold Gaines in You, Me and the Apocalypse
and as Holy Wayne
Gilchrest in The Leftovers.
He has played many roles in British television programs, both comedy and drama, such as William and Mary, Casualty, Neverwhere, Peep Show, Green Wing
Other roles include Sex Traffic, Elmina's Kitchen, Dead Ringers, Julius Caesar, Hyperdrive, Jekyll
Joseph has also provided narration for Megacities
as well as Wild Russia.
In 2016, he narrated the documentary Inside Obama's White House.
He began his career on the stage in roles such as Oswald in King Lear;
Dumaine in Love's Labour's Lost;
the Marquis de Mota in The Last Days of Don Juan;
Troilus in Troilus and Cressida;
and Brutus in Julius Caesar,
all at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Other theater work includes Sancho: An Act of Remembrance, Hamlet, Othello
and Blues for Mr. Charlie.
At the Royal National Theatre he performed in The Emperor Jones, Saint Joan
and The Royal Hunt of the Sun.
This is just a small sampling of the productions in which Joseph has had roles. Joseph currently resides in London.
as Denise Christopher
Sakina Jaffrey plays Agent Denise Christopher on the Global drama "Timeless."Jaffrey memorably starred as the White House Chief of Staff, Linda Vasquez, on "House of Cards," directed and produced by David Fincher. Sakina currently recurs on the Golden Globe-winning "Mr. Robot" playing Antara Nayar, as well as "The Mindy Project" as Mindy Lahiri's mother, Sonu. Other notable television roles include Sheriff Leena Reyes on "Sleepy Hollow," Dr. Hickman on "Third Watch" and Mrs. Chandra Suresh on "Heroes." Guest star appearances include "Blindspot," "Madam Secretary," "Girls," "Sex and the City," "Law & Order" and "Law & Order: SVU."On film, Jaffrey recently wrapped production on Noah Baumbach's upcoming film "Yeh Din Ka Kissa," opposite Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller. She can be seen in the independent feature "Claire in Motion," which premiered at SXSW earlier this year. Sakina also played Nilma, Kate Hudson's bat-wielding neighbor, in Garry Marshall's "Raising Helen." Among her dozens of films, she has had the privilege of working with Jonathan Demme, James Ivory, Sidney Lumet and Frank Oz.A native New Yorker, Jaffrey danced as a child with the Joffrey Ballet at City Center and made her acting debut at 17 in Wallace Shawn's "Marie and Bruce" at The Public Theater. She went on to play lead roles in "Romeo and Juliet" at Williamstown Theatre Festival and "Alice in Wonderland" at the Kennedy Center. She has continued to work in New York theater, appearing last year in the groundbreaking off-Broadway hit "Small Mouth Sounds," written by Bess Wohl and directed by Rachel Chavkin.Sakina graduated with high honors from Vassar College with a degree in Chinese language and literature. She is the daughter of internationally renowned cookbook author/actress Madhur Jaffrey and the late Bollywood and British film star Saeed Jaffrey.