The Librarians Season 2 Cast Bios
Rebecca Romijn (@RebeccaARomijn)
Rebecca Romijn continues to maintain her leading lady status in Hollywood with roles in a number of prominent film and television projects. Romijn is currently in production on the third season of GSN’s body painting competition series Skin Wars. She serves as the host and an executive producer of the series, which seeks to find the most talented and versatile body painters in the country.
Romijn starred in the blockbuster trio of films X-Men, X2, and X3: The Last Stand, as the 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: Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant, Phantom Halo, Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds, The Punisher, Godsend, Rollerball, Simone, Lies and Alibis, Man About Town and most recently, Lake City.
On the small screen, Romijn co-starred for two seasons on the Emmy nominated ABC comedy series Ugly Betty. She 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 opposite Jon Tenney in the TNT series King and Maxwell, Adult Swim’s comedy NTSF:SD:SUV alongside Paul Scheer, Martin Starr and Rob Riggle, and starred in the WB series Pepper Dennis as the title character. 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.
Christian Kane (@ChristianKane01)
If “90% of life is showing up,” then Christian Kane is living right. The talented star has made the iconic Woody Allen quote his motto, and his successful multi-faceted career is proof positive that his commitment to creating his own path is the best way to land on top. Today, Kane is earning high praise and notable acclaim both on screens and on the music scene.
Living a good part of the time in Portland, Oregon over the last six years, Kane stars on TNT’s hit series The Librarians. With a second season coming out this Fall, The Librarians, from Dean Devlin and Electric Entertainment, was the most-watched cable debut of 2014. The series finished 2014 as cable's No. 2 new series.
A self-admitted “foodie,” between seasons of The Librarians, Kane took the opportunity to film his own cooking show in Portland. Kane’s Kitchen was exclusively launched on iTunes and rose to the top 5 for all of iTunes TV shows. This 6 episode-season was a huge hit, ranking #1 in the unscripted genre, and preparations for season 2 are already underway.
Over the last seven years Kane was often seen in or around Portland playing Eliot Spencer for five seasons on TNT's TV series Leverage. Leverage won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Drama in 2013. This was the role, he says "I came to [the business] to play."
Previously best known for a the role of “Lindsey McDonald” in Joss Whedon’s Angel, Kane’s TV resume includes a leading role in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced, CBS televisions series Close To Home and playing "High Wolf" for Stephen Spielberg in the TNT miniseries Into The West. Kane has made his mark in big-screen films that include Friday Night Lights, Just Married, where he starred with Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy, Life Or Something Like It, where he played the fiancé of the beautiful Angelina Jolie, Secondhand Lions, in which he was honored to play a young Robert Duvall, Summer Catch, Hide, and Taxi to name a few.
A verified Country Music star, Kane recorded his debut CD in Nashville with the legendary producer Bob Ezrin. With the launch of "The House Rules" and the title single under his belt, Kane’s music stock is also on the rise. He’s sold over 50,000 records to date. The loyal fans of the band have titled themselves "The Kaniacs." Oregon Kaniacs have enjoyed concerts at the State Fair, The Oregon Jamboree, The Rose Festival, Duke’s Bar & Grill and even filled Portland’s Dante’s to film a music video for Kane’s first single.
As Christian Kane continues to chart his own course in his multi-faceted, evolving career, it's clear that he will stay true to his own version of success and always live by his own "house" rules.
Lindy Booth (@LindyBooth)
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 currently stars in the TNT hit show The Librarians opposite Noah Wylie and Rebecca Romign, with the second season premiering this fall. She also recently starred in the action film based on the superhero comic book series, Kick Ass 2. In the anticipated sequel to the blockbuster franchise, Booth starred 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 (@OfficialJohnKim)
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.
John Larroquette (@johnlarroquette)
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.