The Good Wife

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The Good Wife is a drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who must assume full responsibility for her family and re-enter the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail.


  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Rating: 8.7 (140 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2009 - 2015
  • Episodes per season: 23
  • Network: CBS


The Good Wife - season 1

Season 1 (2009)

Rating: 7.4
The Good Wife - season 2

Season 2 (2010)

Rating: 7.6
The Good Wife - season 3

Season 3 (2011)

Rating: 7.6
The Good Wife - season 4

Season 4 (2012)

Rating: 7.7
The Good Wife - season 5

Season 5 (2013)

Rating: 7.7
The Good Wife - season 6

Season 6 (2014)

Rating: 7.4
The Good Wife - season 7

Season 7 (2015)

Rating: 7.7

Characters and Actors

Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick

Actor: Julianna Margulies
Also in: ER
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in The Good Wife

Diane Lockhart

Actor: Christine Baranski
Also in: The Big Bang Theory
Josh Charles as Will Gardner in The Good Wife

Will Gardner

Actor: Josh Charles
Also in: In Treatment, Masters of Sex
Alan Cumming as Eli Gold in The Good Wife

Eli Gold

Actor: Alan Cumming
Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma in The Good Wife

Kalinda Sharma

Actor: Archie Panjabi
Also in: The Fall, Blindspot
Matt Czuchry as Cary Agos in The Good Wife

Cary Agos

Actor: Matt Czuchry
Also in: Gilmore Girls, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
Chris Noth as Peter  Florrick in The Good Wife

Peter Florrick

Actor: Chris Noth
Also in: Sex and the City
Cush Jumbo as Lucca Quinn in The Good Wife

Lucca Quinn

Actor: Cush Jumbo
Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Jason Crouse in The Good Wife

Jason Crouse

Actor: Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Also in: Extant, Supernatural, The Walking Dead, Grey's Anatomy
Matthew Goode as Finn Polmar in The Good Wife

Finn Polmar

Actor: Matthew Goode
Also in: Downton Abbey
Zach Grenier as David Lee in The Good Wife

David Lee

Actor: Zach Grenier
Also in: Deadwood
Mary Beth Peil as Jackie Florrick in The Good Wife

Jackie Florrick

Actor: Mary Beth Peil
Also in: Dawson's Creek
Graham Phillips as Zach Florrick in The Good Wife

Zach Florrick

Actor: Graham Phillips
Makenzie Vega as Grace Florrick in The Good Wife

Grace Florrick

Actor: Makenzie Vega