Jack Coleman stars as the mysterious H.R.G. - so named after his "Horned Rimmed Glasses." Seemingly an unassuming family man as Claire's (Hayden Panettiere) father, H.R.G. is also a man of mystery who has a special interest in people with special abilities. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Coleman has performed on Broadway, off-Broadway, in film and on television. Series roles include "Dynasty," "Nightmare Café," "Oh Baby," and "Steven King's Kingdom Hospital." Recently, he has been featured on such programs as "Entourage," "Nip/Tuck," "Without a Trace" and "CSI Miami."
Eleven-year-old Noah Gray-Cabey stars as Micah Sanders, a young genius who can interact with electronic machinery through touch. Micah and his parents, Niki (Ali Larter) and D.L. (Leonard Roberts) struggle to keep all of their abilities secret. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Gray-Cabey was a series regular on "My Wife & Kids," playing the precocious Franklin. Recently, he guest-starred on "Grey's Anatomy" and "Ghost Whisperer." He also has a supporting role in M. Night Shyamalan's film "Lady in the Water." A trained classical pianist by the age of 3, Gray-Cabey is the youngest person ever to perform at the Sydney Opera Hall.
Greg Grunberg stars as Matt Parkman, a police detective with the ability to hear the thoughts of others. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Grunberg is best known as the lovable Eric Weiss on "Alias," where he spent four seasons thwarting the menacing plans of the world's most dubious villains. Audiences first fell in love with Grunberg when he starred as Sean in four seasons on "Felicity." He has appeared in multiple episode arcs on "NYPD Blue" and "Melrose Place," and has guest-starred on shows such as "Diagnosis Murder," "Murphy Brown," "Vengeance Unlimited," "Oh Baby," "Rescue 77," "Jersey," "Players," "Alright Already," "Ned and Stacey" and "Relativity."
Ali Larter stars as Niki Sanders, a single mother with astonishing strength. Niki struggles to support her exceptionally gifted son Micah while maintaining an inner balance with her volatile, amoral mirror image Jessica. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Making her feature-film debut in the blockbuster hit "Varsity Blues," Larter's credits include "A Lot Like Love," "American Outlaws" (starring opposite Colin Farrell), "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" (for writer-director-actor Kevin Smith), "The House on Haunted Hill," (a remake of the original Vincent Price horror classic with Taye Diggs and Geoffrey Rush), and "Drive Me Crazy."
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James Kyson Lee stars as Ando Masahashi, a quiet Tokyo executive who embarks on wild adventures with his time-traveling friend Hiro Nakamura. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Lee will star in four feature films in 2008, including the highly anticipated "Shutter," "Do Over" and "Sleeping Room Only," directed by David Boyle.
Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated Masi Oka stars as Hiro Nakamura, a Japanese nonconformist computer/anime geek. Hiro's ability to pierce the space-time continuum and manipulate time has empowered him with foresight into a dangerous future -- and what he must do to change it. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
No stranger to television, Oka has had recurring roles on NBC's "Scrubs" as Franklyn and "Luis" as Deng Wu. He has also guest starred on "Without a Trace," "Joey," "Reba," "The Loop," "All of Us," "Still Standing," "Will & Grace," "Yes, Dear" and "The Gilmore Girls."
Hayden Panettiere stars as Claire Bennet, an indestructible high school cheerleader, who must veil her abilities from her peers as well as keep other secrets from her mysterious father "H.R.G." (Jack Coleman). "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Most recently, Panettiere starred in the independent film "The Architect," opposite Anthony LaPaglia and Isabella Rosselini, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and "Mr. Gibb" for Kevin Spacey's company, Triggerstreet. She co-stars in the upcoming romantic dramedy "Shanghai Kiss," and this past Fall, she starred as the lead in "Bring It On: All or Nothing," the sequel to Universal's box-office hit.
Adrian Pasdar stars as Nathan Petrelli, a congressional hopeful with the ability to fly. His political dreams were dashed along with his happiness when he failed to stop his younger brother Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) from exploding over the New York City skyline. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. Pasdar began his career in "Top Gun" when he was cast as Chipper alongside Tom Cruise, Anthony Edwards and Val Kilmer. Since then, he has starred in other feature films such as "Secondhand Lions" (with Michael Caine and Robert Duvall), Brian De Palma's "Carlito's Way," (opposite Al Pacino and Sean Penn), "Solarbabies" (with Jami Gertz, Jason Patric and Lukas Haas), "Streets of Gold" (with Wesley Snipes), "Near Dark" (directed by Kathryn Bigelow) and "Vital Signs," starring opposite Diane Lane.
Zachary Quinto stars as Sylar, a manipulative serial killer dedicated to violently collecting the extraordinary talents of special people. Sylar's fate is unknown after being stabbed by Hiro Nakamura (Masi Oka) in New York. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
A working actor since 2000, Quinto's first television job was "The Others" and he quickly gained guest-starring roles on "CSI," "Touched by an Angel," "Charmed," "Six Feet Under," "Crossing Jordan," and "Dragnet" among others. In addition, his film credits include "Down with Love," and "Psychic Murders."
Sendhil Ramamurthy stars as Dr. Mohinder Suresh, a genetics professor from India driven to confirm and champion his father's theory that there are people with extraordinary abilities living among us. Suresh's father died at the hands of one of these special people and he has adopted another, Molly (Adair Tishler). "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
In London's West End, Ramamurthy starred in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of "A Servant to Two Masters," directed by Tim Supple. He also starred in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's "Indian Ink" at the Soho Repertory Theatre and "East Is East," directed by Scott Elliott, at the Manhattan Theatre Club.
Dania Ramirez stars as Maya Herrera, a young woman plagued by a threatening ability that has driven both her and her twin brother Alejandro (Shalim Ortiz) from their home in the Dominican Republic to make the dangerous crossing to the United States in search of help. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Last summer, Ramirez appeared the third installment of the X-Men franchise "X-Men: The Last Stand," directed by Brett Ratner. She made her film debut in Spike Lee's "The Subway Stories," which led to two other of the writer/director's projects -- "25th Hour" and "She Hate Me." In the latter, she played the lead in a complicated love triangle involving a lesbian paralegal who wants to have a baby with her attorney girlfriend. Her other credits include the independent film "Cross Bronx," and she plays the love interest in the comedy "Fat Albert."
Milo Ventimiglia stars as Peter Petrelli, a young man with the ability to absorb the powers of others. Peter's power has made him both a unifying and destructive force -- resulting in his whereabouts being unknown after his detonation over the New York City skyline. "Heroes" follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Ventimiglia could be most recently seen on the big screen starring alongside Sylvester Stallone in the sixth installment of the "Rocky" series, "Rocky Balboa," in which he plays Rocky Jr. His other feature-film credits include the Disney film "Stay Alive," the Wes Craven/Kevin Williamson thriller "Cursed," the indie film "Dirty Deeds," "Sheer Bliss" and "Massholes." Additionally, he starred in the short films "Nice Guys Finish Last" and "Must Be the Music," which debuted at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. Ventimiglia recently finished working on the thriller "Pathology" alongside Alyssa Milano and Lauren Leigh Smith. The film will be released in November 2007.