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Set on a future Earth, Defiance introduces players and viewers to a world where humans and aliens live together on a planet ravaged by decades of war and transformed by alien terra-forming machines. It centers on Jeb Nolan, the law-keeper in a bustling frontier boomtown that is one of the new world’s few oasis of civility and inclusion. Nolan is a former Marine who fought in the alien conflict and suffered the loss of his wife and child in the war. The trauma transformed him into a lone wanderer in the wilds of this new and dangerous world.


  • Genre: Action, Drama, Science-fiction
  • Rating: 7.6 (99 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2013 - 2015
  • Episodes per season: 13
  • Network: Syfy


Defiance - season 1

Season 1 (2013)

Rating: 7.5
Defiance - season 2

Season 2 (2014)

Rating: 7.9
Defiance - season 3

Season 3 (2015)

Rating: 7.8

Characters and Actors

Grant Bowler as Nolan in Defiance


Actor: Grant Bowler
Stephanie Leonidas as Irisa in Defiance


Actor: Stephanie Leonidas
Also in: American Gothic (2016)
Julie Benz as Amanda Rosewater in Defiance

Amanda Rosewater

Actor: Julie Benz
Also in: Dexter
Nichole Galicia as Eksu Tsuroz Kindzi in Defiance

Eksu Tsuroz Kindzi

Actor: Nichole Galicia
Conrad Coates as Eksu Tsuroz T'evgin in Defiance

Eksu Tsuroz T'evgin

Actor: Conrad Coates
William Atherton as Berto Mercado in Defiance

Berto Mercado

Actor: William Atherton
Anna Hopkins as Jessica 'Berlin' Rainer in Defiance

Jessica 'Berlin' Rainer

Actor: Anna Hopkins
Rob Archer as Churchill in Defiance


Actor: Rob Archer
Also in: Lost Girl
Fionnula Flanagan as Nicky in Defiance


Actor: Fionnula Flanagan
Kristina Pesic as Treasure Doll / Deirdre Lamb in Defiance

Treasure Doll / Deirdre Lamb

Actor: Kristina Pesic
James Murray as Niles Pottinger in Defiance

Niles Pottinger

Actor: James Murray
Noah Danby as Sukar in Defiance


Actor: Noah Danby
Justin Rain as Quentin McCawley in Defiance

Quentin McCawley

Actor: Justin Rain
Also in: Fear the Walking Dead
Nicole Muñoz as Christie McCawley in Defiance

Christie McCawley

Actor: Nicole Muñoz
Trenna Keating as Doc Yewll in Defiance

Doc Yewll

Actor: Trenna Keating
Jesse Rath as Alak Tarr in Defiance

Alak Tarr

Actor: Jesse Rath
Also in: Being Human (US), Supergirl
Katie Douglas as Young Irisa / Irzu in Defiance

Young Irisa / Irzu

Actor: Katie Douglas
Dewshane Williams as Tommy LaSalle in Defiance

Tommy LaSalle

Actor: Dewshane Williams
Tony Curran as Datak Tarr in Defiance

Datak Tarr

Actor: Tony Curran
Jaime Murray as Stahma Tarr in Defiance

Stahma Tarr

Actor: Jaime Murray
Also in: Dexter, Once Upon a Time (2011), Spartacus
Graham Greene as Rafe McCawley in Defiance

Rafe McCawley

Actor: Graham Greene
Mia Kirshner as Kenya Rosewater in Defiance

Kenya Rosewater

Actor: Mia Kirshner
Also in: Lost Girl