9 Future Stars Who Appeared on 'Deadwood' (PHOTOS) HBO Sarah Paulson
This Emmy and Golden Globe winner — now known for her TV roles on
American Horror Story and American Crime Story — played deceitful tutor Alice Isringhausen across nine episodes of the HBO show. HBO Kristen Bell
Bell, star of
Veronica Mars and The Good Place, played a teenage con artist in two episodes… before her character met a bloody fate, that is. HBO Kim Dickens
Later known for her weighty roles on
House of Cards and Fear the Walking Dead, Dickens starred on Deadwood as brothel madam Joanie Stubbs. HBO Anna Gunn
Before earning back-to-back Emmys for her work on
Breaking Bad, Gunn joined Deadwood in Season 2 as Martha Bullock, wife of Olyphant’s Seth Bullock. HBO Garret Dillahunt
Mindy Project and Raising Hope actor actually played two characters on the HBO show: murderous drunkard Jack McCall in Season 1 and murderous geologist Francis Wolcott in Season 2. HBO Titus Welliver
Bosch star, who’s also known for his roles on Lost and The Good Wife, played “bagman from Yankton” Silas Adams, an ally of McShane’s Al Swearengen. HBO Austin Nichols
Prior to his starring roles in
One Tree Hill and The Walking Dead, Nichols played Morgan Earp, the real-life younger brother of famed lawman Wyatt Earp (played on Deadwood by Gale Howard). HBO Jim Beaver Supernatural fans are well acquainted with Beaver, who starred on Deadwood as talented prospector Whitney Ellsworth. HBO John Hawkes
Hawkes, who played real-life merchant Sol Star on
Deadwood, later earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in Winter’s Bone and a Golden Globe nod for his turn in The Sessions.
As we hit the 15th anniversary of
's premiere on March 21 — and as we look forward Deadwood to the upcoming movie continuation — there's no better time to look back on the Emmy-winning HBO show's legacy.
You likely know the historical western starred Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane as two real-life residents of the South Dakota town, but the ensemble cast also boasted several other actors who have since become well-known TV stars.
The trailer, plot, cast, premiere date, and more news about the long-awaited project.
Here are details on their
Deadwood roles and their other notable TV gigs. Deadwood , Movie Premiere, Friday, May 31, HBO