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  • The Politician (2019– )
  • TV-14
    TV Series | 42 min | Comedy, Drama
The Politician (2019– )
TV-14
TV Series | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.
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Seasons
2   |   1   See all
Creators
Ian Brennan (created by) (Writer) | Brad Falchuk (created by) (Writer) | Ryan Murphy (created by) (Writer)
Showrunner
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 27, 2019

Release date (First episode)
Sep 27, 2019 (United States)

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Cast

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233 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Ben Platt
Payton Hobart Payton Hobart   See fewer
15
Zoey Deutch
Infinity Jackson Infinity Jackson   See fewer
15
Lucy Boynton
Astrid Sloan Astrid Sloan   See fewer
15
Julia Schlaepfer
Alice Charles Alice Charles   See fewer
15
Laura Dreyfuss
McAfee Westbrook McAfee Westbrook   See fewer
15
Theo Germaine
James Sullivan James Sullivan   See fewer
15
Rahne Jones
Skye Leighton Skye Leighton   See fewer
15
Gwyneth Paltrow
Georgina Hobart Georgina Hobart   See fewer
15
David Corenswet
River Barkley River Barkley   See fewer
11
Benjamin Barrett
Ricardo Ricardo   See fewer
9
Ryan J. Haddad
Andrew Cashman Andrew Cashman   See fewer
9
Judith Light
Dede Standish Dede Standish   See fewer
8
Bob Balaban
Keaton Hobart Keaton Hobart   See fewer
8
Bette Midler
Hadassah Gold Hadassah Gold   See fewer
8
Jessica Lange
Dusty Jackson Dusty Jackson   See fewer
8
Jackie Hoffman
Sherry Dougal Sherry Dougal   See fewer
6
Trevor Eason
Martin Hobart Martin Hobart   See fewer
6
Trey Eason
Luther Hobart Luther Hobart   See fewer
6
Sam Jaeger
Tino McCutcheon Tino McCutcheon   See fewer
5
Joe Morton
Marcus Marcus   See fewer
4
Teddy Sears
William William   See fewer
4
B.K. Cannon
Chris / Kris Chris / Kris   See fewer
4
Natasha Ofili
Principal Vaughn / Principal Principal Vaughn / Principal   See fewer
4
4
Dylan McDermott
Theo Sloan Theo Sloan   See fewer
3
January Jones
Lizbeth Sloan Lizbeth Sloan   See fewer
3
Martina Navratilova
Brigitte Brigitte   See fewer
3
3
Daryl Edwards
J. Tank Brown J. Tank Brown   See fewer
2
James Waterston
Election Board Official Election Board Official   See fewer
2
Clark Carmichael
Pat Carney Pat Carney   See fewer
2
Sandra Landers
Anna Whitcolm Anna Whitcolm   See fewer
2
Eric Nenninger
Detective Detective   See fewer
2
Rick Holmes
Cooper Cooper   See fewer
2
Joseph Runningfox
Shaman George Shaman George   See fewer
2
Ava Eisenson
Riva Mandel Riva Mandel   See fewer
2
Carrie Gibson
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
2
Sky Soleil
Officer McKay Officer McKay   See fewer
2
Troy Blendell
Mr. Happ Mr. Happ   See fewer
2
Marshall Fox
Ray / Ray the Technician Ray / Ray the Technician   See fewer
2
Terry Sweeney
Buddy Broidy Buddy Broidy   See fewer
1
Russell Posner
Elliot Beachman Elliot Beachman   See fewer
1
Robin Weigert
Andi Mueller Andi Mueller   See fewer
1
Susannah Perkins
Jayne Mueller Jayne Mueller   See fewer
1
Heather Burns
Mary McCutcheon Mary McCutcheon   See fewer
1
1
Sullivan Jones
Hamilton Hamilton   See fewer
1
Krystin Goodwin
Tiffany Albrecht Tiffany Albrecht   See fewer
1
John Scott-Richardson
Native American Chief Native American Chief   See fewer
1
Mitch Greenberg
Male Patron Male Patron   See fewer
1
Graham Clarke
Freddy Freddy   See fewer
1
Alveraz Ricardez
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
1
1
Josh Bonzie
Randal Randal   See fewer
1
Lawrence Ballard
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Valerie Sue Love
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
1
Chris Kipiniak
Bryce Edgmon Bryce Edgmon   See fewer
1
1
Eileen Grubba
Angela Angela   See fewer
1
1
1
Alix Elias
Elderly Volunteer Elderly Volunteer   See fewer
1
Michael Hartney
Manager Manager   See fewer
1
Robert James Hickey
Carl Moses Carl Moses   See fewer
1
Justiin Davis
Dabney Dabney   See fewer
1
Macy Friday
Chippy Chippy   See fewer
1
Sean Michael Boozer
Board Member #1 Board Member #1   See fewer
1
Karen Brundage
Olive Garden Woman Olive Garden Woman   See fewer
1
Louise Bennett
Nancy Grace-Type Nancy Grace-Type   See fewer
1
1
Monica Steuer
Reignbough Reignbough   See fewer
1
Tonya Canady
Female Lawyer Female Lawyer   See fewer
1
Kelly Fulton
Alison Alison   See fewer
1
1
1
Amber Efé
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Dey Young
Board Member #2 Board Member #2   See fewer
1
1
1
Michael James Bell
Asshole Guest Asshole Guest   See fewer
1
Ty Chen
Khai Zhi Khai Zhi   See fewer
1
Ian Unterman
Other Reporter Other Reporter   See fewer
1
Elvis Mitchell
Elvis Mitchell Elvis Mitchell   See fewer
1
Luke Young
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
1
Michael Simon Hall
David Yancey David Yancey   See fewer
1
1
Tristan Griffan
Nurse #2 Nurse #2   See fewer
1
1
Tanner Thomason
John Judson John Judson   See fewer
1
Jillian Peterson
Board Member #4 Board Member #4   See fewer
1
Jeff Griggs
Perkins #1 Perkins #1   See fewer
1
Deepti Gupta
Dr. Singh Dr. Singh   See fewer
1
Adam Wang
Mr. Anselm Mr. Anselm   See fewer
1
Kevin Gardner
Mr. Hapswell Mr. Hapswell   See fewer
1
Kim Berrios Lin
Professor Professor   See fewer
1
Josh Philip Weinstein
Assemblyman Andrich Assemblyman Andrich   See fewer
1
Phoenix Carnevale
Reporter #3 Reporter #3   See fewer
1
Lizzy Jutila
Young Expectant Mother Young Expectant Mother   See fewer
1
David L. Townsend
James Alcorn James Alcorn   See fewer
1
Namakula
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Albie Selznick
Perkins #2 Perkins #2   See fewer
1
Jake Johnson
Student #1 Student #1   See fewer
1
Soma Mitra
Producer Producer   See fewer
1
1
Gina Gian
Mother Mother   See fewer
1
Sammy Busby
Police Chief Police Chief   See fewer
1
Jay Pennick
Board Member #5 Board Member #5   See fewer
1
Jake Tapper
Jake Tapper Jake Tapper   See fewer
1
David J. Cork
Franklin Franklin   See fewer
1
Laurissa Romain
Cute Girl Cute Girl   See fewer
1
Nandita Chandra
Akta Shah Akta Shah   See fewer
1
Cate Bottiglione
Shelly Simmonds Shelly Simmonds   See fewer
1
Emma Kennedy
Student #2 Student #2   See fewer
1
Zehra Fazal
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Andrew Patrick Ralston
Dean Lawrence Dean Lawrence   See fewer
1
Timothy Landfield
Dr. Brandt Dr. Brandt   See fewer
1
1
Ivet Corvea
Lecturer Lecturer   See fewer
1
James Augustus Lee
Prisoner #1 Prisoner #1   See fewer
1
1
Caitlin Cooke
Alice Look-A-Like Alice Look-A-Like   See fewer
1
Greg Crowe
Older Man Older Man   See fewer
1
Henry Caicedo
Lobsterman #1 Lobsterman #1   See fewer
1
Elizabeth Lambert
Alice's Mom Alice's Mom   See fewer
1
1
Liv Mai
Susan Susan   See fewer
1
Kyle Eastman
Jeremy Jeremy   See fewer
1
Theo Wilson
Anchor Steve Brock Anchor Steve Brock   See fewer
1
Jay Dunigan
Lobsterman #2 Lobsterman #2   See fewer
1
T.L. Flint
Prisoner #2 Prisoner #2   See fewer
1
Brian Richardson
Volunteer Volunteer   See fewer
1
1
Jordan Preston
Polygraph Cop Polygraph Cop   See fewer
1
1
Reed Rudy
Alice's Father Alice's Father   See fewer
1
1
Hesper Dominguez
Drama Student #1 Drama Student #1   See fewer
1
Kerry Vera Lea
Employee Employee   See fewer
1
Michael W. Harley
Fat Prisoner Fat Prisoner   See fewer
1
1
Gustavo Escobar
Kid in Store Kid in Store   See fewer
1
Doreen Calderon
Librarian Librarian   See fewer
1
Lauryn Kennedy Hardy
Girl Student Girl Student   See fewer
1
Brett A. Jones
Office Bodyguard #2 Office Bodyguard #2   See fewer
1
Dre Jackson
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
1
Joel Bolus
Drama Student #2 Drama Student #2   See fewer
1
Sue Molnar
Instructor Instructor   See fewer
1
Chris Gann
Office Bodyguard #1 Office Bodyguard #1   See fewer
1
Elise Luthman
Shelley Shelley   See fewer
1
Brad Griffith
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
1
Oliver Day
Drama Student #3 Drama Student #3   See fewer
1
Melvin Caldwell
Monsignor Monsignor   See fewer
1
Julieta Espinoza
Hobart Maid Hobart Maid   See fewer
1
1
Jeff Allen
Thomas Eagleton Thomas Eagleton   See fewer
1
Brandon Win
Connor Connor   See fewer
1
Will Hawkes
Calc Teacher Calc Teacher   See fewer
1
Tracey Ann-Marie Nelson
Admin. Assistant Admin. Assistant   See fewer
1
Dylan Wilkinson
Drama Student #4 Drama Student #4   See fewer
1
Amy Anderson
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
1
Zach Lewis
Officer Officer   See fewer
1
1
Glenn Meister
George McGovern George McGovern   See fewer
1
Isiah Adams
Crewman Crewman   See fewer
1
Rudy Pankow
Other Kid Other Kid   See fewer
1
Elena Rosa
FBI Agent #1 FBI Agent #1   See fewer
1
Andre Hotchko
Hubert Humphrey Hubert Humphrey   See fewer
1
Blaine Gray
Ted Kennedy Ted Kennedy   See fewer
1
Jonathan Bray
FBI Agent #2 FBI Agent #2   See fewer
1
Evan Wasser
Third Kid Third Kid   See fewer
1
Chris Flanders
Walter Mondale Walter Mondale   See fewer
1
1
Michael Graham
Gaylord Nelson Gaylord Nelson   See fewer
1
Alfredo Tavares
Wedding Guest Wedding Guest   See fewer
1
Nathan Howard
Damien Damien   See fewer
1
Tucker Brown
Jimmy McMillan Jimmy McMillan   See fewer
1
George Aloi
Standish Campaign Staffer (uncredited) Standish Campaign Staffer (uncredited)   See fewer
7
Tiffany Carr
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
6
Marsin Mogielski
Climate Change Protester / Election Audience Member (uncredited) Climate Change Protester / Election Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Donna Pieroni
Ms. Barbara (uncredited) Ms. Barbara (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Gina Dunlap
Cafe Hostess (uncredited) Cafe Hostess (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brooke Piedra
High School Girl (uncredited) High School Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Penelope Kapudija
Baby at Podium (uncredited) Baby at Podium (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Luke Matheis
Construction Worker-1972 (uncredited) Construction Worker-1972 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kevin Mayr
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Debby Gerber
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Meghan Noone
Mrs. Thomas Eagleton (uncredited) Mrs. Thomas Eagleton (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Natalia Christabelle
Day Player (uncredited) Day Player (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Devin Mroz
Field Hockey Coach (uncredited) Field Hockey Coach (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kevyn Bashore
Wealthy Buyer (uncredited) Wealthy Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Sophia Thomas
Park Employee (uncredited) Park Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Laura Hammer
Park Parent (uncredited) Park Parent (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Timothy Scott
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
David Horton
Secret Service Agent (uncredited) Secret Service Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jason Catron
Firefighter #1 (uncredited) Firefighter #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Mar Sudac
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brian Nuesi
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michele Aristy
Astrid's Maid (uncredited) Astrid's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Natasha Wanigatunga
Runway Model (uncredited) Runway Model (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Chris Power
Student in Bleachers (uncredited) Student in Bleachers (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lance DeSpain
Self - Paint gang boss (uncredited) Self - Paint gang boss (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Iván Amaro Bullón
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jessica Nunez-Wood
Oscars (uncredited) Oscars (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ken Holmes
Victorian Townsman (uncredited) Victorian Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Anthony Cipriani
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
1
David Chen
Roshambo Inmate (uncredited) Roshambo Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kathryn Grace
Teen Girl (uncredited) Teen Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Gwyneth Anne Trumbore
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jonathan M. Parisen
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
1
C.G. Alexander
Prisoner Playing Rochambeau (uncredited) Prisoner Playing Rochambeau (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Eric Lamont
Climate Change Protester (uncredited) Climate Change Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ginew Benton
Native American Protester (uncredited) Native American Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Suki Úna Rae
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Sebastian Deerkop
Rally Attendant (uncredited) Rally Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
1
George Field
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Beshoy Mehany
Jogger (uncredited) Jogger (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Shannon Cabbell
McAfee's Date (uncredited) McAfee's Date (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Samantha Browne-Walters
Rally Goer (uncredited) Rally Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Pete Spano
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Morgan Montgomery
Election Audience Member (uncredited) Election Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Stephanie Groves
Teen Girl (uncredited) Teen Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brian Richardson
Volunteer (uncredited) Volunteer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Victoria Madden
Debate Audience Member (uncredited) Debate Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Geoff Wingham
Campaign Protestor (uncredited) Campaign Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Silvia Nicoloso
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Charlotte J. Bradshaw
Movie Goer (uncredited) Movie Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Sheldon Raymore
Native American Cultural Consultant (uncredited) Native American Cultural Consultant (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Alexandra Tejeda Rieloff
Poll Worker (uncredited) Poll Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brandon Essig
Voter (uncredited) Voter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Phoebe Amirault
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Louis DeVaughn Nelson
Election Audience Member (uncredited) Election Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lex Laas
Climate Change Activist (uncredited) Climate Change Activist (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Bill Ricciardelli
Debate Audience Member (uncredited) Debate Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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