True Detective

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An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.


  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
  • Rating: 9.1 (185 votes)
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Status: Continuing
  • Years: 2014 - 2019
  • Episodes per season: 8
  • Network: HBO


True Detective - season 1

Season 1 (2014)

Rating: 8.2
True Detective - season 2

Season 2 (2015)

Rating: 7.4
True Detective - season 3

Season 3 (2019)

Rating: 3.6

Characters and Actors

Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon (S2) in True Detective

Frank Semyon (S2)

Actor: Vince Vaughn
Taylor Kitsch as Paul Woodrugh (S2) in True Detective

Paul Woodrugh (S2)

Actor: Taylor Kitsch
Rachel McAdams as Ani Bezzerides (S2) in True Detective

Ani Bezzerides (S2)

Actor: Rachel McAdams
Colin Farrell as Ray Velcoro (S2) in True Detective

Ray Velcoro (S2)

Actor: Colin Farrell
Michelle Monaghan as Maggie Hart (S1) in True Detective

Maggie Hart (S1)

Actor: Michelle Monaghan
Also in: The Path
Woody Harrelson as Marty Hart (S1) in True Detective

Marty Hart (S1)

Actor: Woody Harrelson
Matthew McConaughey as Rust Cohle (S1) in True Detective

Rust Cohle (S1)

Actor: Matthew McConaughey
Kelly Reilly as Jordan Semyon (S2) in True Detective

Jordan Semyon (S2)

Actor: Kelly Reilly
Mahershala Ali as Wayne Hays (S3) in True Detective

Wayne Hays (S3)

Actor: Mahershala Ali
Also in: House of Cards (US), Marvel's Luke Cage, Alphas
Carmen Ejogo as Amelia Reardon (S3) in True Detective

Amelia Reardon (S3)

Actor: Carmen Ejogo
Stephen Dorff as Roland West (S3) in True Detective

Roland West (S3)

Actor: Stephen Dorff
Scoot McNairy as Tom Purcell (S3) in True Detective

Tom Purcell (S3)

Actor: Scoot McNairy
Ray Fisher as Henry Hays (S3) in True Detective

Henry Hays (S3)

Actor: Ray Fisher
Kevin Dunn as Ken Quesada (S1) in True Detective

Ken Quesada (S1)

Actor: Kevin Dunn
Also in: Veep
Michael Potts as Maynard Gilbough (S1) in True Detective

Maynard Gilbough (S1)

Actor: Michael Potts
Also in: The Wire
Tory Kittles as Thomas Papania (S1) in True Detective

Thomas Papania (S1)

Actor: Tory Kittles
Also in: Colony
Alexandra Daddario as Lisa Tragnetti (S1) in True Detective

Lisa Tragnetti (S1)

Actor: Alexandra Daddario