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  • Defending Jacob (2020–2020)
  • TV-MA
    TV Mini-series | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Defending Jacob (2020–2020)
TV-MA
TV Mini-series | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The limited drama series is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel of the same name by William Landay. An assistant DA's world is shattered when his beloved son gets charged with murder.
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Creator
Mark Bomback (created by) (written for television by)
Showrunner
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 20, 2020

Release date (First episode)
Apr 24, 2020 (United States)

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Cast

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148 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Chris Evans
Andy Barber Andy Barber   See fewer
8
Michelle Dockery
Laurie Barber Laurie Barber   See fewer
8
Jaeden Martell
Jacob Barber Jacob Barber   See fewer
8
Cherry Jones
Joanna Klein Joanna Klein   See fewer
8
Pablo Schreiber
Neal Loguidice Neal Loguidice   See fewer
8
Betty Gabriel
Pam Duffy Pam Duffy   See fewer
8
Sakina Jaffrey
Lynn Canavan Lynn Canavan   See fewer
8
Daniel Henshall
Leonard Patz Leonard Patz   See fewer
7
Ben Taylor
Derek Yoo Derek Yoo   See fewer
7
Jordan Alexa Davis
Sarah Grohl Sarah Grohl   See fewer
6
Megan Byrne
Joan Rifkin Joan Rifkin   See fewer
5
J.K. Simmons
Billy Barber Billy Barber   See fewer
5
Patrick Fischler
Dan Rifkin Dan Rifkin   See fewer
4
Poorna Jagannathan
Elizabeth Vogel Elizabeth Vogel   See fewer
4
4
Hale Lytle
Matt McGrath Matt McGrath   See fewer
3
3
Ted Arcidi
Kingston Kingston   See fewer
3
Liam Kilbreth
Ben Rifkin Ben Rifkin   See fewer
3
Shawn Fitzgibbon
Detective Peterson Detective Peterson   See fewer
3
William Xifaras
Father O'Leary Father O'Leary   See fewer
3
Devon Diep
Reiko Reiko   See fewer
3
Cheryl McMahon
Mrs. Mandel Mrs. Mandel   See fewer
3
Daryl Edwards
Judge French Judge French   See fewer
2
Therese Plaehn
Lita McGrath Lita McGrath   See fewer
2
Myra Lucretia Taylor
Judge Rivera Judge Rivera   See fewer
2
Marilyn Busch
Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
2
Berlis Cuevas
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
2
2
Michele Proude
Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
2
Odis Spencer
Principal Principal   See fewer
2
Carrie Ann Quinn
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
2
Aaron Andrade
Mr. Fuller Mr. Fuller   See fewer
2
1
Raymond Alongi
Park Ranger Park Ranger   See fewer
1
Mariko Kanto
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
1
1
1
Rebekah Curtis
Cashier Cashier   See fewer
1
Jessi Case
Hope Connors Hope Connors   See fewer
1
Austin J. Ryan
Lacrosse Kid Lacrosse Kid   See fewer
1
Jim Boyd
Reporter at Courthouse Reporter at Courthouse   See fewer
1
Caralyn Aufiero
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
1
Ken Cheeseman
Rod Renborg Rod Renborg   See fewer
1
Michael Jibrin
Detective Freeman Detective Freeman   See fewer
1
Chelsea Hueter
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Shannon Ashe
Christine Christine   See fewer
1
Hannah Yun
Dina Yoo Dina Yoo   See fewer
1
Alfred Briere
Molloy Molloy   See fewer
1
Sarah McLean
Female Officer Female Officer   See fewer
1
Evan Risser
6-Year-Old Andy 6-Year-Old Andy   See fewer
1
1
Kallie Tabor
Kirsten Kirsten   See fewer
1
1
Rena Maliszewski
Karen Carlson Karen Carlson   See fewer
1
Mai Delapa
Katie Katie   See fewer
1
Daniel Washington
Officer at Trailhead Officer at Trailhead   See fewer
1
Damon Singletary
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
1
Michael Tow
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
1
Sam Zephir
Officer #1 Officer #1   See fewer
1
Michelle D. Violette
Paula Gianetto Paula Gianetto   See fewer
1
Gary Kirby
Older Man Older Man   See fewer
1
Collin Knight
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
1
Ian Lyons
Burt Knox Burt Knox   See fewer
1
Melissa McMeekin
Roxanne Roxanne   See fewer
1
Angela Hope Smith
Molloy's Counsel Molloy's Counsel   See fewer
1
Tom Mariano
Walpole Prison Guard Walpole Prison Guard   See fewer
1
Robert Bouvier
Boy w / Keisha Boy w / Keisha   See fewer
1
Tobias Wilson
CPAC Trooper CPAC Trooper   See fewer
1
Solomon Martinez
Courtroom Attendee Courtroom Attendee   See fewer
1
Tierre Diaz
Photographer / Prisoner (uncredited) Photographer / Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
4
Neil Towne
Lawyer (uncredited) Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
4
Brian Anastasio
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
4
Christopher Buckner
Young Billy Barber (uncredited) Young Billy Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
4
Brina
Plaintiff / Safety Team / Search Party team (uncredited) Plaintiff / Safety Team / Search Party team (uncredited)   See fewer
3
Chris Torem
Middle School Parent / Prisoner (uncredited) Middle School Parent / Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Brendan Egan
Middle School Student (uncredited) Middle School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Nino Del Padre
Courtroom Attendee / Diner Patron (uncredited) Courtroom Attendee / Diner Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Bradley Ryan Knispel
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Bob Tourangeau
Administrator / Courtroom Attendee (uncredited) Administrator / Courtroom Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Leah Hummel
Middle School Science Student (uncredited) Middle School Science Student (uncredited)   See fewer
2
David S. Bookbinder
Attorney / Search Party Member (uncredited) Attorney / Search Party Member (uncredited)   See fewer
2
David Matthew Jenkins
Courtroom Attendee (uncredited) Courtroom Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Mauricio Viteri
CPAC Detective (uncredited) CPAC Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Christopher Deschenes
Paparazzi / Photographer (uncredited) Paparazzi / Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Rhea Beaupre
Middle School Student (uncredited) Middle School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Lily McEvoy
Middle School Music Student (uncredited) Middle School Music Student (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Susan Wilson
Mourner / Reporter (uncredited) Mourner / Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Stephanie Dimaio
Lawyer (uncredited) Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Gavin Monteiro
Middle School Student (uncredited) Middle School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Henry H. Tran
Second Chair (uncredited) Second Chair (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Carole Taylor
Music Teacher / Photographer (uncredited) Music Teacher / Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Elbert Kim
Walpole Prison Guard (uncredited) Walpole Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Scott Rapp
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Evelyn Howe
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Calidore Robinson
Middle School Boy (uncredited) Middle School Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Zaide Avila
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Alexander M. Akerblom
Courtroom Attendee (uncredited) Courtroom Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Wain Jenkins
Teacher (uncredited) Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jim Ford
Motorist (uncredited) Motorist (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Nikki Knite
Grand Juror (uncredited) Grand Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ian Dylan Hunt
Search Party Dad (uncredited) Search Party Dad (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Anne Reardon
Jogger (uncredited) Jogger (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Joseph Oliveira
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ken Kansky
Cameraman (uncredited) Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kristina Byerley
Customer (uncredited) Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Peter Brownlee
Search party (uncredited) Search party (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jack Cercone
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Cynthia Clancy
Grand Juror (uncredited) Grand Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Madison Wilson
Journalist / Lawyer (uncredited) Journalist / Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Sam Kombo
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Johnny L. Hernandez
Technician (uncredited) Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Rob Lévesque
News Cameraman (uncredited) News Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lizzie Short
Andy's Mom (uncredited) Andy's Mom (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Juan Szilagyi
Prisoner in jail (uncredited) Prisoner in jail (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Mary Ann Schaub
Mourner (uncredited) Mourner (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Omar Khan
State Trooper (uncredited) State Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Bill Salvatore
Lawyer Type - Courtroom Attendee (uncredited) Lawyer Type - Courtroom Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Blake Wright
Background (Courtroom) (uncredited) Background (Courtroom) (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Justin Montello-Cullinan
Choir #5 (uncredited) Choir #5 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Derek Mellor
Newton Neighbor (uncredited) Newton Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Mely Wu
Mourner (uncredited) Mourner (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jonathan Neves
Camp Counselor (uncredited) Camp Counselor (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Margot Anderson-Song
Student #2 (uncredited) Student #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Faith Nibbe
Off-Camera Singer (uncredited) Off-Camera Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Antonietta Brownell
Mom of Middle School Boy (uncredited) Mom of Middle School Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Christopher Wyman
Newton Police / Station Officer (uncredited) Newton Police / Station Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Rickland Powell
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brendan Meehan
Boy Being Interviewed (uncredited) Boy Being Interviewed (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Evan Feldman
Parent (uncredited) Parent (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lincoln Rulman
Classroom Student (uncredited) Classroom Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Stephanie Vachon
Lawyer / Photographer (uncredited) Lawyer / Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Alexandria Faneuf
College Student (uncredited) College Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Fatima Gloria Shahzad
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Charles Coan
Search party participant (uncredited) Search party participant (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Paul D. Messina
Search Party Member (uncredited) Search Party Member (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lucas McEvoy
Middle School Student (uncredited) Middle School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Steve Bertorelli
Mourner (uncredited) Mourner (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Beth Chambers
Lawyer (uncredited) Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Karla Collins
Searcher (uncredited) Searcher (uncredited)   See fewer
1
John Miranda
Court Officer (uncredited) Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jodi Hemmer
Middle School Mom (uncredited) Middle School Mom (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Joyce Vaudreuil
Courtroom Attendee (uncredited) Courtroom Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
1
John Hart
Cameraman / Middle School Student (uncredited) Cameraman / Middle School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Domenic Arduino
Peter Hardware Store Worker (uncredited) Peter Hardware Store Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Andeth Man
Grand Jury Member (uncredited) Grand Jury Member (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Claire Sully
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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