Joselin Reyes as Romina, a woman working together with Mato kidnapping Agnes in Cuba, later to be arrested at the end of "The Thrushes". 1 Episode (2015), Lin Oeding She tells him she needed to do what she should've done years ago in keeping Liz away from him and mentions that she has just begun her revenge. In "The Apothecary", Red is poisoned and needs the FBI to find Asa Hightower, the man who poisoned him. Ressler is able to protect Liz until Red forces the Cabal to exonerate her. Red explains that he never wanted Liz to end up like him and was trying to prevent that. 2 Episodes (2019-2019), Amanda Plummer Reddington finds Alina bureaucratic and by-the-book, preferring Frankie instead. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), David Strathairn Aram manages to find Samar in time to save her life; however, she is left on life support. Red predicts an impending catastrophe rooted by the work of an assassin called "The Freelancer." Anna McMahon As a token of gratitude, Red fixes a C♯ key on Dom's piano and leaves. Liz is later taken before a judge where she faces multiple charges that each come with a death sentence, including sixteen counts of murder. Liz is injured during the chase, forcing Reddington's doctor to perform an emergency C-section to save her baby. 2 Episodes (2014-2014), Lukas Reiter In "Mr. Kaplan, Conclusion", Aram learns about Janet testifying against him to protect her deal and why Samar never told him about it out of a need to protect him. 3 Episodes (2019-2019), Ken Leung She persuades Aram to stand down, but in the process he buys enough time for Cynthia Panabaker, the White House counsel, to arrive and transfer Liz to a federal courthouse under Ressler's direct supervision. Some criminals are unknown to the FBI, or have avoided leaving behind the needed evidence for conviction, or live a high-profile public life whilst concealing their criminal behaviour. 8 Episodes (2019-2020), Lotte Verbeek Later, Raymond Reddington hired them to kidnap Tom Keen. Berlin Taking the skeletal remains in a black bag, Garvey orders his men to kill the two. After she leaves, he comes across a tablet and uses the password on it. 1 Episode (2016), Elizabeth Bogush In the season 4 episode "Philomena", Ressler's old friend Julian Gale invites Ressler to join his investigation into the eighty-six bodies exhumed by Mr. Kaplan. 1 Episode (2019), Enrique Murciano Reddington deliberately sets out to disgust Alina, causing her to turn down the job. It is shown that Aram likes Samar Navabi until they suffered a falling out in "Gaia". Odette confronted Liz about her parentage during their fight in "Dr. Adrian Shaw: Conclusion". The Blacklist season 8 episode 3 return date for James Spader, cast The Blacklist November 21, 2020 Curious in learning The Blacklist season 8 episode 3 return date at NBC, plus other insight on what could be coming? 1 Episode (2019), Terrence Mann 41) is a defunct network of communications satellites that was intended to provide data coverage throughout the globe. 4, Tom Keen, No. Liz later explains to Ressler that he is the one thing she can count on in her chaotic life and can't afford to lose him. Watch The Blacklist web exclusive 'The Cast of The Blacklist Celebrates 150 Episodes' on NBC.com 1 Episode (2014), Famke Janssen 8) is one of Reddington's nemeses between the first and second seasons. The Director In response, Reddington urgently began seeking the Fulcrum, and managed to collect various items needed to decrypt it. Samar Navabi. He then returns control of the task force to the reinstated Cooper. Peter then reprimands him for trying to revolt and forces Solomon's cooperation. Meera Malik The Director cuts off Liz's air to force Aram to give up the password. With the help of Assistant Attorney General, "Smiling Tommy" Connolly, Reddington helps Tom and Elizabeth sweep the whole event under the rug; Elizabeth is cleared while Tom "never existed". 2 Episodes (2013-2019), John Terlesky Gina and the Major ambush Tom in Liz's apartment. Working together as a team, they used high firepower and ruthless tactics to achieve their goals. 4 Episodes (2015-2019), Michael Dinner Tom then takes it with him under Kaplan's orders to deliver the suitcase. Robby eventually reveals that Markin was still alive after Ressler shot him before Robby finished Markin off. In "Kings of the Highway", Aram reveals his knowledge of what he has learned from the laptop in exchange for Ressler telling him of the protocols. This makes Red worried when Kaplan reveals that they can be used to not only attack his syndicate, but also destroy him from within. In "Dr. Adrian Shaw", Kirk is taken to the hospital and believing she may be his only chance of rescuing him, goes through a DNA Test. Despite this, Liz mentions that she can't let Red deny the fact that she's just like him and anger, despair and love is part of a normal family. Through a deception involving Mr. Vargas, Solomon finally tricks Dembe into revealing the information and captures Reddington and Liz. Gerard continued doing legal work behind bars, serving as shadow counsel to politicians, CEOs, and high-profile criminals, including Reddington, who apparently consulted with Gerard before he turned himself in to the FBI against Gerard's strong objections. He is on an upwardly mobile career path in the Bureau, something that his work with Reddington occasionally threatens to derail. Katarina rescued Liz, but was forced to flee when both the US and Russian governments began hunting her. Together Liz and Red go undercover to prevent his next target, Floriana Campo, from being killed. After using Red and Liz as a diversion to allow her to steal the Effigy of Atargatis, she sold it to the Russian mafia after removing the Kungar 6 list. She was revealed to have unknowingly leaked information to the terrorist Anslo Garrick upon the orders of an unknown individual. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), Reed Birney Matias Solomon (Blacklister No. After Reddington escapes to Dom's house, Katarina makes an unsuccessful attempt to recapture him. Ressler gave him a choice to kill himself with a knife or Jonica will be shot. Aram decides to stick with Samar and secures new passports from the task force, but she flees the country with the help of Red, leaving a devastated Aram behind to protect Reddington. However, Red strikes first with the help of Sinclair using a double to pose as him, while the real Garvey is taken hostage. 2 Episodes (2014-2014), Ron Perlman Posing as a hostage, he was reunited with his sister, claiming he had gone into hiding to avoid persecution. In "Mr. Kaplan", many of Red's associates have broken rank and joined Kaplan in her plans for revenge. However, Red is unable to clear Liz completely of the killing of Tom Connolly and she only returns to the taskforce as an asset like Red himself. Owen Mallory He chases Liz again after her escape and hunts her ambulance as Red tries to take her to the hospital to save her life. Started good but ended up leaving some unsolving cases. When he reported a number of low-ranking operatives of a poaching organization, the Mombasa Cartel, to the authorities, the cartel killed Dembe's father, mother and siblings and sold him to human traffickers. It is later revealed that Reddington was accused of committing treason by leaking information to the Soviet Union which led to the death of several American naval officers. Diego Klattenhoff as Donald Ressler. Katarina Rostova In "The Informant", while pursuing a criminal associated Prescott calls Ressler again, warning him if he pursue his clients, he will call off the deal and Ressler will go to jail. He has an unexplained interest in Elizabeth Keen and knows personal secrets about her that she has never made public. With Liz's help, Ressler takes down the mobsters after his brother and they reconcile but are not arrested as Liz manages to make the body disappear. In "Alexander Kirk", Solomon and Tom are forced to work together in an operation to take down Blacklister Alexander Kirk who had orchestrated the attack on Liz. Liz has difficulty adjusting to no longer being an FBI agent. It's there, Ressler discovers the names of Prescott's clients, including his own name on the list. Ben Horner as Mr. Sandquist, a Secret Service agent and body man for President Diaz who also serves as an assassin for Anna McMahon. Miles McGrath He is a childhood friend of Katarina Rostova, the love of his life and her occasional lover. 'The Blacklist' Season 8: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about NBC's hit show starring James Spader. He meets with Laurel Hitchin, who suggests he weakened the Cabal so that they would invite him to join it. When he tells her off how he truly felt and leaves, only then Samar begins to feel guilty for hurting Aram. 2 Episodes (2016-2017), Michael Zinberg He spent eight years in the world of human trafficking and was enslaved until the age of 14, when Reddington found him half-dead and chained to a pipe in the basement of a brothel in Nairobi. Marno has been a part of The Blacklist cast since Season 2 and her departure from the show has been hard on fans that have grown to love her character. After accepting the truce, they let Tom and the Major go. In "Dembe Zuma", she shakes Samar up when she discovers her feelings for Aram. Once Red arrived, a hit squad led by Donald Ressler made an attempt on his life, but failed. However, Reddington, Tom, and the task force members are able to fend off Solomon's men long enough for Ressler to come to the rescue, allowing Liz and Tom to escape. Liz and Tom's wedding ceremony is interrupted by Mr. Solomon, who pursues them relentlessly. With Red's help, Ressler discovered Prescott's real name and meets him in the park where he's playing football with his family and arrests him. Frederick Barnes However, unknown to Red, Liz was conspiring with Ross and Red's daughter Jennifer to learn the truth. In response, Ressler promptly fires Samar from the task force. When Katarina was forced to flee and abandon her daughter, Kaplan left Liz with her foster father, Sam. According to Reddington and the FBI, her birth name is Masha Rostova, and she was born in Moscow to Katarina Rostova, a Russian intelligence agent whom everyone regards as a "myth". Iraqi soldiers attacked the pair and kidnapped Hutton. 3 Episodes (2019-2019), Christopher Lambert In "Gaia", she and Aram fought over her plans to transfer, with the latter admitting that he only congratulated her out of respect for both Ressler and Cooper. 1 Episode (2014), Paul A. Edwards In "Katarina Rostova," Katarina tells Liz that even she doesn't know who the imposter actually is and Dom lied to Liz about Reddington's true identity. After a brief period in hiding, she and Ilya traveled to Moscow to warn her father, who was also her KGB handler, to leave Russia to escape the Soviet government's reprisals for her treason. Behind the facade, she forms relationships and affiliations with powerful, influential people and then uses those connections to commit million dollar heists. Liz is rescued by Ressler and Samar and with Aram's help, tracks down Kirk's location. Macatee successfully pressures Red into mediating a dispute between rival prison gangs. He discovers the skeletal remains of an undisclosed person and closes the suitcase. 1 Episode (2013), Hoon Lee 7, Berlin, No. Ruslan Denisov In February 2015, The Blacklist was renewed for a third season, with Hisham Tawfiq promoted to main cast.. In "The Director", Liz is locked in the task force's cell as Ressler tries to protect her until she can testify. However, Liz gets to him first via a back door and orders Garvey to tell her the whereabouts of the duffel bag. In "Miss Rebecca Thrall", Ressler is contacted by Prescott for a favor involving a package inside of a car to be delivered to him. Hal Ozsan as Ezra, a personal guard assigned to Elizabeth by Reddington. In "Philomena", Kaplan hires Philomena, a bounty hunter, to kidnap two of Reddington's subordinates, including Marvin Gerard. 4), born Kathryn "Kathya" Nemec, is Reddington's personal "cleaner" who comes in to scrub crime scenes. 6 Episodes (2016-2016), Andrew McCarthy  A U.S. He also admits that while he doesn't like working with Red, he was the reason why Ressler had Audrey back in his life and because of Jonica, she's dead. Eventually, he says to Liz that he no longer recognizes Reddington, and tells her he killed Mr. Kaplan. Afterwards, he gives Cooper a letter of resignation and includes his confession for all the things he's done. However, Red foils this plan and rescues them. James Spader and Megan Boone will obviously be back for the eighth season. In "Monarch Douglas Bank", it was revealed that Red used to be married to Naomi Hyland and has a daughter named Jennifer. Ressler interrogates him to determine his complicity in Connolly's murder, but eventually decides to release him. Karl Miller as Pete McGee, a disgraced doctor who assists Tom in his quest to identify the bones given to him by Mr. Kaplan. Solomon visits Peter again and warns him of his position in the Cabal. 1 Episode (2019), Lusia Strus He later tells Liz of his dream to become a fisherman and urges her to come with him to Japan to start a new life with each other, but she declines, telling him that she needs to finish what she's started. In "Orion Relocation Services," he is revealed to not in fact be Ilya Koslov while Reddington's friend Frank Bloom is in fact the real Ilya. However, Liz and Samar suspect he was being manipulated by Kaplan after Krilov confesses. The pilot episode was written by Jon Bokenkamp and directed by Joe Carnahan. When Liz goes on the run after killing Tom Connolly, Ressler urges her to come in, saying that otherwise he will have to lead the FBI manhunt against her. He is happy when she admits she rescinded her transfer papers and decided to stay. Abraham Stern Season 1 Characters; FBI Agents; Criminals; Employed by Raymond Reddington; Incarcerated; Deceased; Season 2 Characters; Crew. Elizabeth survives while Tom dies from his wounds. His mother mentioned it has been 28 years since his disappearance, which makes him 31 years old by the event of \"Susan Hargrave\".As a foster child by the name of Jacob Phelps, he was a petty thief who was eventually recruited at a young age by an underground spy trainer known as the Major in 1994. Annie Heise as Janet Sutherland, a NSA agent who was first introduced as Aram's girlfriend. With the help of Leonard Caul, she deciphered the Fulcrum's contents and confronted the Director with them. 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