The Librarians Cast Biographies
Rebecca Romijn continues to maintain her leading lady status in Hollywood with roles in a number of prominent film and television projects. She is currently in production on the TNT drama “The Librarians,” an offshoot series to the network’s hit movie trilogy “The Librarian.” Romijn stars as Eve Baird, a highly skilled counter-terrorism agent, opposite Noah Wyle, who reprises his role of Flynn Carsen. The series, which centers on an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library that solves impossible mysteries, fights supernatural threats and recovers powerful artifacts from around the world, will premiere in December. Next month, Romijn can be seen hosting the new GSN body painting competition series “Skin Wars.” She also serves as an executive producer on the eight-episode series which seeks to find the most talented and versatile body painters in the country.
Romijn recently starred in the Tyler Perry romantic comedy Good Deeds opposite Tyler and Thandie Newton. She also starred in the blockbuster hits X-Men, X2, as well as X3: The Last Stand. In this trio of films she played villainess ‘Mystique,’ opposite Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry. In 2011, she reprised this role for a cameo in X-Men: First Class. However, it was her role in Brian De Palma’s Femme Fatale opposite Antonio Banderas that won her critical acclaim. In this film noir thriller, Romijn plays a woman attempting to go straight, while being haunted by her shady con-woman past. The Los Angeles Times said of her performance, “Not since Sissy Spacek burned up the screen in “Carrie” has a De Palma woman held the screen as forcefully as Rebecca Romijn.” Other film credits include, The Punisher, Godsend, Rollerball, Simone, Lies and Alibis, Man About Town and most recently, Lake City.
Last year, Romijn starred opposite Jon Tenney in the TNT series “King and Maxwell,” and the Adult Swim comedy NTSF:SD:SUV alongside Paul Scheer, Martin Starr and Rob Riggle. Previously she co-starred for two seasons on the Emmy nominated ABC comedy series “Ugly Betty.” Romijn played ‘Alexis Meade,’ formerly known as ‘Alex Meade,’ the presumed dead brother of current MODE Magazine editor ‘Daniel’ (Eric Mabius). In its debut season, the show won the Golden Globe for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and the Writers Guild Award for Best New Series. Romijn previously starred on the WB series “Pepper Dennis.” She began crossing over from the fashion world to TV with memorable appearances on the hit television shows “Friends” and “Just Shoot Me,” as well as hosting MTV’s “House of Style.”
Romijn currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Jerry O'Connell, and their twin daughters.
Noah Wyle is best known for his award-winning work as Dr. John Carter on ER, which aired for 15 seasons on NBC. He received five Emmy® and three Golden Globe® nominations for his performance on the show.
Wyle has previously worked with TNT on The Librarian series of movies, which will now become a 10 episode TV series for the network that will air later this year. Wyle will executive produce and recur on the series. Prior to that, he played Steve Jobs in TNT's Emmy-nominated movie Pirates of Silicon Valley.
Wyle's feature film credits include White Oleander, Enough, Donnie Darko, The Myth of Fingerprints, Swing Kids and A Few Good Men.
Wyle is involved in numerous issue-oriented initiatives, including serving as national spokesperson for Cover the Uninsured Week, an unprecedented effort to bring awareness to the 44 million Americans who have no health coverage. His other philanthropic involvement includes work with Doctors of the World, Human Rights Watch and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Wyle is also very involved and devoted to the theatre, serving as creative producer of the award-winning Blank Theatre Company.
Coming from Norman, Okla., to California to pursue a career in the entertainment business, Christian Kane landed a job as an assistant at an entertainment company by telling them he would deliver scripts if they would just submit him for projects too. He quickly went from employee to client when he landed his first big job acting and singing as the lead in the television series Fame L.A. The show, based on the hit movie and television series, originally cast him as a comedian. After hearing him sing, the producers rewrote the role for him to be a singer.
The role that first gave Kane worldwide exposure was as Lindsey McDonald on the series Angel, alongside his good friend David Boreanaz. His other TV credits include TNT’s Crossfire Trail and Into the West, starring roles in The Crooked E and the Jerry Bruckheimer series Close to Home and an appearance on Dawson’s Creek.
Kane’s feature film credits include EdTV, The Broken Hearts Club and Love Song. His more recent appearances include Taxi, opposite Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon, and the Peter Berg-directed Friday Night Lights. He was also seen in the film Just Married. Kane’s other films include Life or Something Like It, Secondhand Lions, Keep Your Distance, Her Minor Thing and Summer Catch. Gaming fans can catch him in 24: The Game, where he plays the #1 villain.
Kane is a legitimate double threat, with a fully realized career as a singer and songwriter in addition to his acting roles. Signed to a publishing deal with EMI Music Publishing and a record deal with Bigger Picture Records, Christian’s debut solo CD, The House Rules, was released in early December 2010. Legendary Producer Bob Ezrin (Pick Floyd, Peter Gabriel, KISS) and Jimmie Lee Sloas (Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood) worked with him to craft the CD.
Lindy Booth is the epitome of a true breakout star in Hollywood, building her reputation as a versatile and capable actress by choosing roles that she feels passionately about.
An onscreen natural, Booth stars in the upcoming action film based on a superhero comic book series, “Kick Ass 2”. In the highly-anticipated sequel to the blockbuster franchise, Booth stars alongside Chloe Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
Booth is best known for her roles as Riley Grant on the Disney Channel series “The Famous Jett Jackson”; Agent Hawk in the show-within-a-show, “Silverstone”; and Claudia on the adventurous TV series, “Relic Hunter”.
In 2011 alone, Booth starred in two small screen movies, “Christmas Magic” and “Brain Trust”, and appeared on TV series “Fairly Legal” and “Republic of Doyle”. Additionally, Booth portrayed Lana Turner in the 2001 ABC made for TV movie “Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows”.
In 2009, Booth held a recurring role as A.J Butterfield in NBC’s “The Philanthropist”, an action drama series following a billionaire playboy who is haunted by the death of his only child, and uses his fortune to change the lives of others.
Other TV appearances include the CBS series “NCIS”, “Cold Case”, “CSI:NY”, “Ghost Whisperer”, and “The Twilight Zone”; drama sci-fi series “Warehouse 13”; ABC series “October Road”; “Starhunter” and “Mutant X” and the USA Network series, “The 4400”.
Booth starred as Dodger Allen in the 2005 horror movie “Cry Wolf”, as Nicole in the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead” and alongside Eliza Dushku in the 2003 thriller “Wrong Turn”.
Booth was born in Canada and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
John Kim was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria. His early childhood years were spent focused on athletics including basketball, tennis and Australian football. It was not until his teenage years that John became interested in the arts.
At age 15, John attended a free performing class at a local acting studio upon the urging of a close friend. He was spotted by an agent who works with extras and was soon put forward for background work in local TV shows and corporate films. John’s first audition was for the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg war miniseries The Pacific which was being shot an hour from his home town. The show tells the brutal but incredible story of US Marines during the Pacific War and the struggles and obstacles they faced, both figuratively and literally, during battle. John played the part of a young Japanese soldier.
Soon after completing The Pacific, John was signed by a larger talent agency after a phone interview. Within a week of signing, John booked the role of “Dale McGregor” on Australia’s longest-running TV series Neighbours produced by FremantleMedia. The show is set in the fictional Melbourne suburb of Erinsborough and follows the professional and domestic lives of the residents of Ramsay St. John’s character was a mischievous troublemaker attending Erinsborough High School who would often antagonize and cause difficulty for the other students. John continued to play the character for two years whilst completing his own high school studies. During his time on the show, John was fortunate enough to work with several accomplished actors such as Bella Heathcote and Margot Robbie.
John is currently shooting a series regular role on Dean Devlin’s TNT series The Librarians, a follow up to the network’s hit movie trilogy starring Noah Wyle. The series centers on four ordinary people with extraordinary talents who are recruited to work at an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library. Together they solve impossible mysteries, fight supernatural threats and recover powerful artifacts from around the world. John plays “Ezekiel Jones”, the cocky but likable youngest member of the Librarians who is a master of new technologies, aficionado of old classic crimes and who fancies himself an international man of mystery. The series is expected to premiere this fall.
A four time Emmy winner for "Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series," Larroquette is best known to television audiences as 'Assistant District Attorney Dan Fielding,' a role he played on NBC's Night Court. He also starred in the NBC comedy series The John Larroquette Show, in which he played the night manager of a St. Louis bus station who is trying to change his life for the better. In its second season, it was nominated for four Emmys, including "Best Actor" for Larroquette.
John's other television credits include his guest appearance in the drama, The Practice for which he received an Emmy for "Best Guest Star on a Drama Series." In 2007, he joined the cast of Boston Legal playing Carl Sack, a serious, ethical lawyer (the polar opposite of his more famous lawyer character, Dan Fielding). Most recently John has made guest appearances on television shows such as Almost Human, Sober Companion (pilot), White Collar, Chuck and House. He is currently working opposite Noah Wyle and Rebecca Romijn in the TNT series The Librarians, based on the hit TNT original television movie series. His character will oversee the new team of Librarians as the cantankerous Jenkins, an expert in ancient lore who has been working out of the Library's branch office for longer than anyone knows.
Larroquette also executive produced and starred in the NBC movie-of the week One Special Victory. The story focused on an insensitive real estate salesman whose life develops meaning when he is committed to coach a group of developmentally disabled adults. Larroquette also appeared in Robert Halmi's Tenth Kingdom, a 10 hour mini-series for CBS co- starring Dianne Wiest and Camryn Manheim.
On the big screen, Larroquette starred in Richie Rich opposite Macauley Culkin, Blake Edwards' Blind Date opposite Bruce Willis and Kim Basinger, Madhouse opposite Kirstie Alley, as well costarring roles in Summer Rental, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock appearing as Klingon officer Maltz, Stripes, Altered States and Twilight Zone: The Movie.
In 1989, fans saw a different side of Larroquette's abilities when he stepped on stage in Happy Jack. He played a reflecting working-class husband in this two character drama opposite his wife, actress Elizabeth Larroquette. Written by John Godber, directed by Ron Link and produced by Catalina and Portfilm Productions, Happy Jack received several Dramalogue nominations. Larroquette made his musical stage debut in the Los Angeles production of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! as Old Max in 2009. He made his Broadway debut in the 2011 revival of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying as J. B. Biggley alongside Daniel Radcliffe. He won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in the show. He also appeared on Broadway in a revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man; the all-star cast also included James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Candice Bergen, Mark Blum, Eric McCormack and Jefferson Mays.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Larroquette was an only child who had studied music for 11 years by the time he was 17. He loved to write, considered entering the priesthood, had a talent for mimicry and ultimately won a drama scholarship.
However, nothing intrigued him as much as the idea of traveling, so he joined the Naval Reserve. With his Naval duties completed, he continued to travel, always returning to New Orleans, where he worked as a FM disc jockey.
He first indulged his interest in acting at a small Colorado theater and ultimately moved to Los Angeles to give acting his full attention. Within a few months, he was cast in the Colony Company’s production of The Crucible, and then Enter Laughing.
Larroquette resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three children.