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 (184 votes)
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Status: Continuing
  • Years: 2014 - 2015
  • 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

Characters and Actors

Kevin Dunn as Ken Quesada in True Detective

Ken Quesada

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

Maynard Gilbough

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

Thomas Papania

Actor: Tory Kittles
Also in: Colony
Woody Harrelson as Marty Hart in True Detective

Marty Hart

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

Rust Cohle

Actor: Matthew McConaughey
Mahershala Ali as Wayne Hays in True Detective

Wayne Hays

Actor: Mahershala Ali
Also in: House of Cards (US), Marvel's Luke Cage, Alphas
Rachel McAdams as Ani Bezzerides in True Detective

Ani Bezzerides

Actor: Rachel McAdams
Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon in True Detective

Frank Semyon

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

Paul Woodrugh

Actor: Taylor Kitsch
Colin Farrell as Ray Velcoro in True Detective

Ray Velcoro

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

Maggie Hart

Actor: Michelle Monaghan
Also in: The Path
Alexandra Daddario as Lisa Tragnetti in True Detective

Lisa Tragnetti

Actor: Alexandra Daddario
Kelly Reilly as Jordan Semyon in True Detective

Jordan Semyon

Actor: Kelly Reilly