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The Politician (2019– )

TV-14
TV Series | 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) | Brad Falchuk (created by) | Ryan Murphy
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MOVIEmeter
15
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 27, 2019

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

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128 cast members
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Ben Platt
Payton Hobart Payton Hobart   See fewer
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8
Zoey Deutch
Infinity Jackson Infinity Jackson   See fewer
3
8
Lucy Boynton
Astrid Sloan Astrid Sloan   See fewer
29
8
Bob Balaban
Keaton Hobart Keaton Hobart   See fewer
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8
David Corenswet
River Barkley River Barkley   See fewer
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8
Julia Schlaepfer
Alice Charles Alice Charles   See fewer
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8
Laura Dreyfuss
McAfee Westbrook McAfee Westbrook   See fewer
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8
Theo Germaine
James Sullivan James Sullivan   See fewer
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8
Rahne Jones
Skye Leighton Skye Leighton   See fewer
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8
Benjamin Barrett
Ricardo Ricardo   See fewer
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8
Jessica Lange
Dusty Jackson Dusty Jackson   See fewer
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8
Gwyneth Paltrow
Georgina Hobart Georgina Hobart   See fewer
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8
Ryan J. Haddad
Andrew Cashman Andrew Cashman   See fewer
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4
Trevor Eason
Martin Hobart Martin Hobart   See fewer
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4
Trey Eason
Luther Hobart Luther Hobart   See fewer
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4
Natasha Ofili
Principal Vaughn / Principal Principal Vaughn / Principal   See fewer
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4
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4
Dylan McDermott
Theo Sloan Theo Sloan   See fewer
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3
January Jones
Lizbeth Sloan Lizbeth Sloan   See fewer
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3
Martina Navratilova
Brigitte Brigitte   See fewer
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3
B.K. Cannon
Chris / Kris Chris / Kris   See fewer
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3
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3
Eric Nenninger
Detective Detective   See fewer
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2
Rick Holmes
Cooper Cooper   See fewer
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2
Joseph Runningfox
Shaman George Shaman George   See fewer
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2
Carrie Gibson
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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2
Sky Soleil
Officer McKay Officer McKay   See fewer
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Troy Blendell
Mr. Happ Mr. Happ   See fewer
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Marshall Fox
Ray / Ray the Technician Ray / Ray the Technician   See fewer
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2
Michael Graham
Gaylord Nelson Gaylord Nelson   See fewer
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1
Judith Light
Dede Standish Dede Standish   See fewer
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1
Russell Posner
Elliot Beachman Elliot Beachman   See fewer
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1
Terry Sweeney
Buddy Broidy Buddy Broidy   See fewer
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1
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1
Bette Midler
Hadassah Gold Hadassah Gold   See fewer
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Teddy Sears
William William   See fewer
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Graham Clarke
Freddy Freddy   See fewer
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Jackie Hoffman
Receptionist Receptionist   See fewer
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Alveraz Ricardez
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Eileen Grubba
Angela Angela   See fewer
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1
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Joe Morton
Marcus Marcus   See fewer
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1
Louise Bennett
Nancy Grace-Type Nancy Grace-Type   See fewer
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Sean Michael Boozer
Board Member #1 Board Member #1   See fewer
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1
Karen Brundage
Olive Garden Woman Olive Garden Woman   See fewer
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1
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Macy Friday
Chippy Chippy   See fewer
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Michael James Bell
Asshole Guest Asshole Guest   See fewer
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Ty Chen
Khai Zhi Khai Zhi   See fewer
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Dey Young
Board Member #2 Board Member #2   See fewer
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1
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1
Kevin Gardner
Mr. Hapswell Mr. Hapswell   See fewer
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1
Jeffrey Griggs
Perkins #1 Perkins #1   See fewer
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1
Deepti Gupta
Dr. Singh Dr. Singh   See fewer
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1
Jillian Peterson
Board Member #4 Board Member #4   See fewer
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1
Tanner Thomason
John Judson John Judson   See fewer
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1
Adam Wang
Mr. Anselm Mr. Anselm   See fewer
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1
Sammy Busby
Police Chief Police Chief   See fewer
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Gina Gian
Mother Mother   See fewer
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Jake Johnson
Student #1 Student #1   See fewer
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Soma Mitra
Producer Producer   See fewer
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Jay Pennick
Board Member #5 Board Member #5   See fewer
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Albie Selznick
Perkins #2 Perkins #2   See fewer
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Ivet Corvea
Lecturer Lecturer   See fewer
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Zehra Fazal
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Emma Kennedy
Student #2 Student #2   See fewer
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Timothy Landfield
Dr. Brandt Dr. Brandt   See fewer
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Andrew Patrick Ralston
Dean Lawrence Dean Lawrence   See fewer
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Kyle Eastman
Jeremy Jeremy   See fewer
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Nathan Howard
Damien Damien   See fewer
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Elizabeth Lambert
Alice's Mom Alice's Mom   See fewer
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Liv Mai
Susan Susan   See fewer
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Theo Wilson
Anchor Steve Brock Anchor Steve Brock   See fewer
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Hesper Dominguez
Drama Student #1 Drama Student #1   See fewer
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Reed Rudy
Alice's Father Alice's Father   See fewer
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Joel Bolus
Drama Student #2 Drama Student #2   See fewer
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Doreen Calderon
Librarian Librarian   See fewer
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Gustavo Escobar
Kid in Store Kid in Store   See fewer
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Lauryn Kennedy Hardy
Girl Student Girl Student   See fewer
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Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Brett A. Jones
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Melvin Caldwell
Monsignor Monsignor   See fewer
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Oliver Day
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Julieta Espinoza
Hobart Maid Hobart Maid   See fewer
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Chris Gann
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Brad Griffith
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Elise Luthman
Shelley Shelley   See fewer
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Jeff Allen
Thomas Eagleton Thomas Eagleton   See fewer
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Will Hawkes
Calc Teacher Calc Teacher   See fewer
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Tracey Ann-Marie Nelson
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Dylan Wilkinson
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Brandon Win
Connor Connor   See fewer
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Zach Lewis
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Glenn Meister
George McGovern George McGovern   See fewer
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Andre Hotchko
Hubert Humphrey Hubert Humphrey   See fewer
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Rudy Pankow
Other Kid Other Kid   See fewer
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Elena Rosa
FBI Agent #1 FBI Agent #1   See fewer
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Jonathan Bray
FBI Agent #2 FBI Agent #2   See fewer
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Blaine Gray
Ted Kennedy Ted Kennedy   See fewer
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Evan Wasser
Third Kid Third Kid   See fewer
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Chris Flanders
Walter Mondale Walter Mondale   See fewer
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Donna Pieroni
Ms. Barbara Ms. Barbara   See fewer
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Jason Catron
Firefighter #1 (uncredited) Firefighter #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lance DeSpain
Himself - Paint gang boss (uncredited) Himself - Paint gang boss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gina Dunlap
Cafe Hostess (uncredited) Cafe Hostess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin R. James
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Penelope Kapudija
Baby at Podium (uncredited) Baby at Podium (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janie Macklin
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Devin Mroz
Field Hockey Coach (uncredited) Field Hockey Coach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Natalia-Christabelle
Day Player (uncredited) Day Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Nuesi
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Timothy Scott
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sophia Thomas
Park Employee (uncredited) Park Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Natasha Wanigatunga
Runway Model (uncredited) Runway Model (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 5,885 votes