Claire Danes stars as Carrie Mathison on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland.
Bipolar I disorder. After one of her informants revealed to her that an American soldier has been turned, Carrie believes it to be Brody, but as she seems to be alone in her thinking, she takes it upon herself to begin private surveillance on the soldier, but goes a step too far when she has an affair with him.
I think Carrie has fallen for Brody, something that will most likely compromise her position in the future.
About Claire: This Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress got her start in the cult-classic teen drama My So-Called Life back in the '90s before moving on to major roles in movies such as Romeo + Juliet, The Mod Squad, Brokedown Palace and Temple Grandin. Her role in Homeland is her first television role since My So-Called Life. Claire studied psychology at Yale University for two years, but didn't finish her schooling. She is married to fellow actor Hugh Dancy.
'Homeland' - Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody
Damian Lewis stars as Nicholas Brody on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland.
Brody had a brief fling with CIA agent Carrie Mathison after confronting his best friend Mike about his affair with Jessica. Brody is continually haunted by nightmares from his time as a POW and has become a Muslim.
About Damian: This British-born actor spent his childhood living on Abbey Road in London and attended the prestigious Eton College. One of his most famous roles was as Maj. Richard D. Winters in Band of Brothers, for which he earned a Golden Globe nomination. He is known for his signature red hair and amazing American dialect. He attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama with former FlashForward star Joseph Fiennes and James Bond star Daniel Craig. Damian's wife, Helen McCrory, was his co-star in the television drama Life (she also starred as Draco Malfoy's mother in the Harry Potter movies).
'Homeland' - Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson
Mandy Patinkin stars as Saul Berenson on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland.
Saul is married to Mira, who left him to go back to her country because he always put his career ahead of their marriage.
About Mandy: Mandy is just about as famous for his musical talent as he is for his acting career. He won the Tony Award for his role in Evita and has had numerous important starring television roles on shows such as Chicago Hope, Dead Like Me and most recently, Criminal Minds. He has played the role of Dr. Jeffrey Geiger on Chicago Hope, Picket Fences and Homicide: Life on the Street.
'Homeland' - Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody
Morena Baccarin stars as Jessica Brody on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland.
About Morena: Morena got her big break when she was cast in Joss Whedon's short-lived sci-fi series Firefly. After guest starring in several dramas, Morena landed the starring role as alien leader Anna in ABC's remake of the '80s drama V. She and cast mate Claire Danes attended the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies together.
David Harewood stars as David Estes on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland.
Diego Klattenhoff stars as Mike Faber on Showtime's psychological thriller Homeland.