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The Unforgettable Cast of Major Crimes: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, and More!

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Cast of Major Crimes
Cast of Major Crimes

Cast of Major Crimes is an American police procedural that follows the LAPD Major Crimes squad. A spin-off from The Closer, this show features some of the same characters – Mary McDonnell is cast as Sharon Raydor; G. W. Bailey plays Louie Provenza; Tony Denison takes over Andy Flynn duties from Michael Paul Chan; Raymond Cruz portrays Julio Sanchez; Jon Tenney plays Fritz Howard while Kearran Giovanni appears as Amy Sykes while Graham Patrick Martin portrays Rusty Beck

Main Cast of Major Crimes

Main Cast of Major Crimes

Mary McDonnell as Sharon Raydor

Mary McDonnell as Sharon Raydor

Mary McDonnell plays Sharon Raydor, Captain of the Major Crimes Division and later Assistant Chief of Operations. A former internal affairs officer, she must deal with distrust among her squad members as well as foster and then adopt Rusty Beck, an important witness in an serial killer investigation case.

G. W. Bailey stars as Louie Provenza

G. W. Bailey stars as Louie Provenza

G. W. Bailey stars as Louie Provenza, a detective lieutenant and second-in-command of the Major Crimes Division. As an experienced cop who often clashes with Raydor over her policies and methods, Provenza is also famed for his sarcastic humor as well as multiple divorces.

Tony Denison as Andy Flynn

Tony Denison as Andy Flynn

Tony Denison plays Detective Lieutenant Andy Flynn, an intimate friend and confidant of Provenza who also enjoys romantic relations with Raydor. Loyal, compassionate and committed to his job duties – these traits describe Andy Flynn perfectly!

Michael Paul Chan as Mike Tao

Michael Paul Chan as Mike Tao

Michael Paul Chan stars as Detective Lieutenant Mike Tao, the squad’s forensic expert and former actor with an acute eye for detail and evidence. Additionally, he’s a loving spouse and father to two sons.

Raymond Cruz as Julio Sanchez

Raymond Cruz as Julio Sanchez

Raymond Cruz plays Julio Sanchez, a detective specializing in gangs and drugs. A passionate and emotionally charged cop, Julio often struggles with anger issues due to personal grief; later adopting teenager Mark Jarvis from foster care as his foster care.

Recurring Cast of Major Crimes

Recurring Cast of Major Crimes

This show also features several recurring characters, such as:

Phillip P. Keene as Buzz Watson

Phillip P. Keene as Buzz Watson

Phillip P. Keene portrays Buzz Watson, the civilian surveillance coordinator for the Major Crimes Division. He assists them by gathering video and audio evidence as well as fulfilling his dreams of becoming a reserve police officer.

Jonathan Del Arco as Dr. Fernando Morales

Jonathan Del Arco as Dr. Fernando Morales

Jonathan Del Arco stars as Dr. Fernando Morales, the chief medical examiner responsible for conducting autopsies on victims and providing forensic analysis.

Robert Gossett as Russell Taylor

Robert Gossett as Russell Taylor

Robert Gossett stars as Russell Taylor, an Assistant Chief of Operations who manages the Major Crimes Division and often finds himself at odds with Raydor over her decisions and actions.

Nadine Velazquez portrays Emma Rios

Nadine Velazquez portrays Emma Rios

Nadine Velazquez portrays Emma Rios, a deputy district attorney from the Major Crimes Division tasked with prosecuting cases within its purview. Although often hostile and arrogant, Emma Rios can also be competent and professional when handling her cases.

FAQ: The Ultimate Guide to Your Questions

Q: Has Major Crimes been cancelled by TNT after six seasons?

A: Unfortunately, yes – TNT announced their decision on January 9, 2018, with their last episode airing on January 9th 2018.

Q: Why did Mary McDonnell leave Major Crimes?

A: Unfortunately, Mary McDonnell did not leave Major Crimes willingly. In season six’s penultimate episode, Sharon Raydor was killed off, which sent shockwaves through fans and critics. James Duff explained his reasoning by exploring mortality within relationships of characters portrayed on Major Crimes.

Q: Who Is Rusty’s Biological Father?

A: Daniel Dunn is Rusty’s biological father; however he abandoned both Rusty and his mother when Rusty was still an infant. However, during season four Daniel resurfaces claiming to be sober but Rusty rejected him instead choosing Raydor as his partner instead.

Q: How did Russell Taylor die?

A: Russell Taylor was killed by a bomb planted by a white supremacist group during season five while attending a funeral of a fallen officer when it went off, injuring several other people along with him and having an enormous effect on Major Crimes Division and LAPD alike. His loss left an indelible mark on them both.

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