Glenn Fleshler

Fleshler's television credits include Billions, Barry, Sex and the City, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Fringe, Third Watch, Blue Bloods, Bored to Death, The Good Wife, and The Following. He portrayed George Remus in seasons 2–4 of Boardwalk Empire, and Errol Childress in Season 1 of HBO's True Detective. He played Dr. Cordell Doemling, Mason Verger's physician and henchman, in season 3 of NBC's Hannibal. He played Judge Roth in HBO's miniseries The Night Of. Fleshler's Broadway credits include Death of a Salesman, Guys and Dolls, Arcadia, and The Merchant of Venice. Off-Broadway, he has appeared in such plays as Measure for Measure and Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

New York Military Academy

Military Institute
Bob Benmosche, Class of 1962, president and CEO of insurance companies MetLife and AIG. James E. Briggs, Class of 1924, general in U.S. Air Force. Les Brown, Class of 1932, bandleader. Daniel Cassidy (1943–2008), author. Francis Ford Coppola, Class of 1956 (did not graduate), Oscar-winning film director. Richard J. Daronco (1931–1988), federal judge. Art Davie, Class of 1964, founder of Ultimate Fighting Championship. Fairleigh Dickinson Jr., Class of 1937, businessman and politician. Troy Donahue, Class of 1954, actor. William C. Eddy (1902–1989), pioneer of electronic technologies. Homer Gilbert (1909–1943), a.k.a. "Knuckles Boyle," professional football player. John A.

James Woods

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., Chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers, in HBO's Too Big to Fail, for which he gained an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Mini-series or Movie. Woods has lent his voice talents to many animated television shows and feature films. He garnered critical praise for his voice work as Hades in the 1997 Disney film Hercules and he won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2000 for the role in the follow-up television series (for the 1999 season). He also voiced Phillium Benedict, the twisted former headmaster who attempts to abolish summer vacation in the 2001 film, Recess: School's Out.

David Levien

Billions (2016), writer, producer. City of the Sun (2008). Where the Dead Lay (2009). Thirteen Million Dollar Pop (2011); released as The Contract outside the US (2012). Signature Kill (2014). Wormwood (1999). Swagbelly: A Novel for Today's Gentleman (2003). Author listing for David Levien on Bio of David Levien.

Cynthia Nixon

Her other television roles include playing political figures Eleanor Roosevelt in Warm Springs (2005), Michele Davis in Too Big to Fail (2011), and playing Nancy Reagan in the 2016 television film Killing Reagan. On March 19, 2018, Nixon announced her campaign for Governor of New York as a challenger to Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo. Her platform focused on income inequality, renewable energy, establishing universal health care, stopping mass incarceration in the United States, and protecting undocumented children from deportation. She lost in the Democratic primary to Cuomo on September 13, 2018, with 34% of the vote to his 66%.

Jim Wilkinson (communications)

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Wilkinson was portrayed in the May 23, 2011 HBO film Too Big to Fail by actor Topher Grace. * Committee Website on Investigation Misleading Information from the Battlefield: The Tillman and Lynch Episodes United States House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. * Jim Wilkinson at Brunswick Group LLP

Preet Bharara

At USD$1.8 billion, it was the largest settlement ever for insider trading, and the firm also agreed to close down. Citibank was charged numerous times by Bharara's office and other federal prosecutors. In 2012, the bank reached a settlement with Bharara's office to pay $158 million for misleading the government into insuring risky loans. Bharara also made a criminal inquiry into Citbank's Mexican Unit. In 2014, Citi settled with federal prosecutors for $7 billion for ignoring warnings on risky loans. Almost as soon as he took office, Bharara began investigating the role of Bernie Madoff's primary banker, JPMorgan Chase, in the fraud.

Michele Davis

Michele was portrayed by Cynthia Nixon in Too Big to Fail. She was later a partner at the Brunswick Group, a global corporate communications advisory firm. Davis is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. She earned a B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1988 and an M.A. in economics from American University. She began working as an advocate for free market economics at Citizens for a Sound Economy from 1991 to 1994. From 1997 to January 2001, Michele served as Communications Director for the House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas), during which time she advised Congressional leadership on communications strategy for the House agenda.

United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York

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In the TV series Billions, a show based on former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara's prosecutions against SAC Capital and other hedge funds, Paul Giamatti plays a character based on Bharara. * United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Official Website Jonathan Fisk: 1815–1819. Robert L. Tillotson: 1819–February 1828. John Duer: February 1828 – April 1829. James A. Hamilton: April 1829 – 1834. William M. Price: 1834 – December 10, 1838. Benjamin F. Butler: December 10, 1838 – 1841. Ogden Hoffman: 1841–1845. Benjamin F. Butler: 1845–1848. Charles McVean: Sept.–Dec. 1848. Lorenzo B. Shepard: Dec. 1848 or Jan. 1849 – April 1849.

Malin Åkerman

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In 2016, Åkerman costars in Showtime's Billions as Lara Axelrod. In December 2019, Åkerman will lead En del av mitt hjärta (A Piece of My Heart). A jukebox musical film, directed by Edward af Sillén based upon the music of one of Sweden's biggest selling artists Tomas Ledin. Åkerman was born in Sweden and grew up in Canada; she has "conflicting feelings" for the two countries. In an interview for Toronto Star, she said, "Every time I'm in Canada I feel more Swedish, and every time I'm in Sweden I feel more Canadian. I belong in both places and I love them both equally." She holds only a Swedish passport. Apart from speaking fluent English and Swedish, she also speaks French and Spanish.

Timothy Geithner

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Geithner was portrayed by Billy Crudup in the HBO film Too Big to Fail. * Stewart, James B., "Eight Days: the battle to save the American financial system", The New Yorker magazine, September 21, 2009. Center for Global Development (Board of Directors). Council on Foreign Relations. Economic Club of New York (trustee). Bank for International Settlements. Bilderberg Group. Biography at the United States Department of the Treasury. Biography at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. "Who’s Who: The Federal Open Markets Committee", "Bernanke's quiet skipper makes waves", MarketWatch. "Toxic Assets Reduction Plan", The Justice Dept: March 23, 2009.

John J. Mack

John Mack
Mack was portrayed in the HBO film Too Big to Fail by Tony Shalhoub and in the BBC film The Last Days of Lehman Brothers by Henry Goodman. His career is also covered in detail in a 2007 book by Patricia Beard, Blue Blood and Mutiny: The Fight for the Soul of Morgan Stanley. Mack is married to Christy Mack (née King). They have three children. New York-Presbyterian Hospital: Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Duke University: Board of Trustees. University Hospital of Columbia University: Board member. University Hospital of Cornell University: Board member. IMG: Director. Bloomberg Family Foundation: Board member. Business Council: Member. Business Roundtable: Member.

Matthew Modine

In 2010, Modine appeared in HBO's Too Big to Fail, a film about the Wall Street financial crisis. In it, Modine stars as John Thain, former Chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch, who famously spent millions decorating his office. In 2011, Modine completed two independent films, Family Weekend and Girl in Progress, opposite Eva Mendes. In 2012, he appeared in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises as Deputy Commissioner Peter Foley, a Gotham City police officer and peer to Gary Oldman's Commissioner James Gordon. In February 2013, Modine was cast in Ralph Bakshi's animated film Last Days of Coney Island after coming across the film's Kickstarter campaign online.

Christine Lagarde

Lagarde was portrayed by actress Laila Robins in the 2011 HBO television drama Too Big to Fail, which was based on the popular book of the same name by New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin. Lagarde presented the 2014 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, titled "A New Multilateralism for the 21st Century". In 2014, Lagarde was named the fifth most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.

Melissa Errico

Errico is best known for her portrayal of Alex Bartoli on Central Park West, and has played minor roles on Billions and The Knick. Errico has had roles in a number of films, including Mockingbird Don't Sing, Frequency, and Life or Something Like It. In 2013, Errico recorded the theme song for the movie Max Rose. The soundtrack features an original score by Michel Legrand, and Errico sang the main title track, "Hurry Home". Errico's recording of a song from David Shire's new musical Table was aired in April 2015 on NPR radio on The Jonathan Schwartz show for WYNC. She reprised her performance as Venus at City Center Encores! Broadway Bash! in November 2001.

Lafayette Theatre (Suffern)

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The Lafayette Theatre is a nationally acclaimed movie palace located in downtown Suffern, New York, built in 1923. Its primary function is first-run movies, but it also houses special events like its popular weekly Big Screen Classics film shows. It is also notable for housing a Wurlitzer theatre organ, which is played before Big Screen Classics shows.

Eric Bogosian

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Cox's therapist and was recurring character Lawrence Boyd in Billions' second season. In 1993, Bogosian played the role of Stan Paxton, Larry's ex standup partner in the series 'The Larry Sanders Show'. He has also appeared in HBO's show Succession as Senator Gil Eavis. Bogosian is the author of three novels published by Simon & Schuster: Mall, Wasted Beauty, and Perforated Heart. All of his dramatic work is in print, published by Theater Communication Group.

Ayad Akhtar

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In 2011 he played Neel Kashkari in the HBO film Too Big to Fail. Akhtar published his first novel, American Dervish in 2012, a coming-of-age story about a Pakistani-American boy, Hayat, growing up in Milwaukee. The book was met with critical acclaim, described by the New York Times as "self-assured and effortlessly told." American Dervish marks the first in a seven-work cycle on the Muslim-American experience that will include one film, three novels and three plays, of which one novel (American Dervish) and all three plays (Disgraced, The Who & The What, The Invisible Hand) have been completed. In 2012, Akhtar returned to the theatre to write his first play, Disgraced.

Michael O'Keefe

Michael O'Keefe (born Raymond Peter O'Keefe, Jr.; April 24, 1955) is an American film and television actor, known for his roles as Danny Noonan in Caddyshack and Ben Meechum in The Great Santini — for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.