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Meet the cast of Amazon's Jack Ryan

John Krasinski, The Wire's Wendell Pierce and Abbie Cornish lead a fine line-up

Published: Friday, 31st August 2018 at 11:51 am

Amazon's Jack Ryan marks John Krasinski's return to TV for the first time since The Office – he played loveable funnyman Jim Halpert, the US equivalent of Martin Freeman's Tim – in 2013.


The spy drama, which spins a new yarn around Tom Clancy's iconic character, sees Ryan thrust into the field from his day job as a CIA analyst, as the organisation comes up against a new terrorist threat.

Find out everything you need to know about the cast of Jack Ryan below.

John Krasinski as Jack Ryan


Who is Jack Ryan?

The titular hero. A war veteran and former banker, Ryan takes up a desk-based position in the CIA, only to be thrust into the field after he uncovers a new terrorist plot.

Where have I seen John Krasinski before?

John Krasinski is best known for his role as Jim in The US version The Office, and he recently directed and starred in the smash hit horror film A Quiet Place. He also featured in Kathryn Bigalow's Detroit, The Muppets, It's Complicated and Away We Go. He is married to and has two daughters with British actress Emily Blunt.

Wendell Pierce as James Greer

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Wendell Pierce discusses "One Last Thing" with the Build Series at Build Studio on June 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

Who is James Greer?

Ryan's rogue new boss at the CIA, who was demoted from his previous job.

Where have I seen Wendell Pierce before?

Pierce played Detective William "Bunk" Moreland on The Wire, Robert Zane in Suits, Detective Lee Tucker in Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and Notorious BIG and Ronald Keith in Ray Donovan. He has also featured in Horrible Bosses and Selma.

Abbie Cornish as Cathy Mueller

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Abbie Cornish attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who is Cathy Mueller?

The daughter of Ryan's former boss on Wall Street.

Where have I seen Abbie Cornish before? 

The Australian actress appeared in the Martin McDonagh's Oscar-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Candy, Bright Star, Madonna's W.E, Limitless, Sucker Punch and Seven Psychopaths (also directed by McDonagh).

Ali Suliman as Mousa Bin Suleiman

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Actor Ali Suliman attends the "Lone Survivor" New York premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on December 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

Who is Mousa Bin Suleiman? 

A Syrian terrorist leader, whose family was killed in an air attack by the French army in the 1980s.

Where have I seen Ali Suliman before?

Ali Suliman is best known for roles in The Kingdom, Body of Lies, Lone Survivor and Amazon's limited series The Looming Tower.

Dina Shihabi as Hanin Suleiman

Saudi Arabian actress Dina Shihabi arrives for the screening of the film "Jack Ryan" during the opening during the opening of the 58th Monte-Carlo Television Festival on June 15, 2018 in Monaco. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Who is Hanin Suleiman?

Moussa Bin's wife, who strives to escape her husband's clutches when she realises his villainous intentions.

Where have I seen Dinn Shihabi before?

Dina Shihabi has appeared in US drama Madam Secretary and BKPI. She has been praised by Jack Ryan co-star John Krasinski as "incredibly talented and so good in this role".

Timothy Hutton as Singer

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Actor Timothy Hutton arrives at the premiere of Sony Pictures Entertainment's "All The Money In The World" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on December 18, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)

Who is Singer? 

The head of Ryan's department in the CIA.

Where have I seen Timothy Hutton before?

Hutton is best known for roles in Ordinary People, The Good Shepherd and All The Money in the World.

Haaz Sleiman as Ali Suleiman 

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 07: Actors Haaz Sleiman speaks onstage during the National Geographic's 'Killing Jesus' panel at the 2015 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa on January 7, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Who is Ali Suleiman? 

Moussa Bin's brother and partner in crime (literally).

Where have I seen Haaz Sleiman before?

He has appeared in 24, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, ER, Nurse Jackie and CSI: Miami.


Jack Ryan series one is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video from 31st August


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