She tells him that she was upset that she had already lost her mother, her nanny and Sam the people who knew her the best. Reddington believes she is connected with a terrorist group called the Third Estate, but this turns out to be a red herring planted by McMahon to divert the Task Force's attention. She confronts him on the phone with the belief he has plans to kill Bloom. Reddington had been trying to protect her from the knowledge when he blocked her memories. He has an unexplained interest in Elizabeth Keen and knows personal secrets about her that she has never made public. Now realizing the truth, he calls Liz to come home and plans to tell her the truth about her mother along with the fact Red killed Kopal. The Blacklist cast thrilled many with some pics of them returning to work, and the excitement on social media has has not ended there.Amir Arison took to … Inside the ice rink, Liz finally meets with Julian Gale who demands the FBI transcripts of their involvement with Red. She was then unknowingly infected with a customized biological weapon by the Cabal and tricked into infecting their target, Senator Hawkins. 1 Episode (2014), Tim Hunter Liz is injured during the chase, forcing Reddington's doctor to perform an emergency C-section to save her baby. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Ressler and Robby try to move the body, only for it to be stolen by the Albanian mob to whom Robby owes money. As a result, Liz is able to be reinstated as an FBI agent. Red explains that he never wanted Liz to end up like him and was trying to prevent that. In the season 4 episode "Requiem", it is revealed that Katarina hired Mr. Kaplan to be Liz's nanny. The show also stars Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold and Harry Lennix. In "Pattie Sue Edwards", Garvey discovers that Singleton had learned the truth and forewarned that if he pursued criminal charges against him, Singleton's family will die. The Kingmaker If she is found to be a match, they will prepare her for surgery and do a blood transfusion. Annapurna Sriram as Odette, a lawyer whose mother once worked for Alexander Kirk as a housekeeper. The explosion would have allowed the Hanar investors to profit from the re-routing of sea shipping to New Orleans. Naomi Ron Perlman as Luther Braxton, a high-profile international thief. 32) is a high-ranking Cabal operative. Before his remarkable success in The Blacklist, this Canadian actor had only had a few noteworthy roles. Katarina Rostova (Blacklister No. Back at his apartment, Ressler is heartbroken when he discovers a pregnancy test and learns that Audrey was pregnant with his child. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), Michael W. Watkins 41) is a defunct network of communications satellites that was intended to provide data coverage throughout the globe. He later calls Prescott to help hide Hitchin's body in a similar manner to Wright's, under the pseudonym Red gave Ressler, Frank Sturgeon. She tracks down Liz, only to learn that Reddington engineered the kidnapping to draw her out. His services was used by Red to help the Task Force get them Reven Wright's body as evidence to strengthen Donald Ressler's case against Hitchin and forced her to help whitewash the Grand Jury to throw off Kaplan and Julian Gale. He chases Liz again after her escape and hunts her ambulance as Red tries to take her to the hospital to save her life. In "Marvin Gerard", Tom appears before Ressler, wishing to help assist him in saving Liz, suspecting the tides are against Red's favor. After accepting the truce, they let Tom and the Major go. In "Sutton Ross", Red recovers the bag of bones and burns it in the presence of Dembe and Katarina's father Dom. When Tom found out, he confronted Liz for the decision and admitted that he had met his mother, Susan, months earlier. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), Valarie Pettiford Portrayed by Goran Ivanovski, Renne Gjoni, James Biberi and Stivi Paskoski.  A U.S. In "Dembe Zuma", she shakes Samar up when she discovers her feelings for Aram. In "Leonard Caul", Nik accepts payment for helping save Red's life. When Liz asks if Kirk is dead, all Red will say is that Kirk is gone with no further explanation. 2 Episodes (2014-2015), Lance Henriksen Joselin Reyes as Romina, a woman working together with Mato kidnapping Agnes in Cuba, later to be arrested at the end of "The Thrushes". She was hired by the Hanar Group to detonate a dirty bomb in the Port of Houston. A mercenary who works for Susan Hargrave. 'The Blacklist' Season 8: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about NBC's hit show starring James Spader. "The Samoan", a former confidential informant of Meera Malik, later employed by Elizabeth to hold Tom Keen prisoner. James Spader and Megan Boone will obviously be back for the eighth season. In "Mr. Kaplan"/"Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion", Kaplan attacks the task force, first attempting to steal a copy of Reddington's immunity agreement with the DOJ and give it to Julian Gale. Portrayed by Susan Blommaert and Joanna P. Adler (young Kaplan). With Liz's help, Ressler takes down the mobsters after his brother and they reconcile but are not arrested as Liz manages to make the body disappear. When Liz was framed by the Cabal for the assassination of Senator Hawkins, Reddington countered by gathering 11 of the world's top investigative journalists and giving them the information contained in the Fulcrum. When he is shaken again by his actions, Samar comforted Aram and convinces him that he did the right thing in killing the Architect. Reddington acquired him from The Major to insert him into Elizabeth's life, but when Berlin found out, he doubled Reddington's price. Ian Garvey (Blacklister No. In "The Apothecary", Red is poisoned and needs the FBI to find Asa Hightower, the man who poisoned him. Red returns to the warehouse where he is holding Milos prisoner with a bottle of vodka and places 2 shot glasses in front of Milos. Though he is able to defuse the situation by escorting Janet away from Samar, Aram becomes worried for her when she leaves work without talking to him. He recruits Tom to help investigate Karakurt. In "Sir Crispin Crandall", while trying to fire at Red and Liz, he finds himself trapped with all of the most intelligent people in cryogenics. James Spader Red is shown to be completely devastated by her death, as is the rest of the task force, and Tom is left to raise their daughter, Agnes, alone. After Liz and Ressler retrieve Ziegler's file, McMahon has the entire Task Force arrested, framing them for conspiring against the President. To evade capture by the FBI, she sought asylum at the Russian embassy, identifying herself as "Masha Rostova" and pretending to be a Russian spy. However, Cooper knocks him out from behind, and Ressler arrests him. He then confronts her at gunpoint and demands that she persuade the Major to let him walk away from their organization, and she agrees. In "Sutton Ross", Samar awakens from her coma and accepts Aram's proposal. He resurfaced in America, where he abducted six technicians working on Israel's Iron Dome defense system. Milos Kirchoff (Blacklister No. Henry Prescott (Blacklister No. Directed by Jace Alexander. Gina Zanetakos 1 Episode (2014), Randall Zisk 109 Episodes (2013-2019), Christine Lahti He typically organizes his operations to take place during wars, natural disasters or other upheavals and take advantage of the surrounding chaos to cover them up. Employee in the United States Patent Office, Criminal mastermind who designs and executes the perfect crime, Specialist in hostile takeovers of companies, Head of Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, FBI agent initially in charge of investigating the disappearance of Diane Fowler, Responsible for the 1991 Kursk bombing for which Reddington and Berlin were both framed, National security advisor to the President. Liz helps her escape when the FBI closes in on her location. At the end of "Gaia", Aram coldly tells Samar that he's glad she's leaving the team when he found out that she blamed him for an action Cooper did on his behalf as it was against his morals to kill again. 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While being prepped for surgery, a doctor tells her that the DNA test results between her and Kirk came back and they're not a match. 1 Episode (2015), Justin Kirk In "Sutton Ross", Liz visits Tom's gravesite and she tells Tom's ghost that she now knows that her father, Raymond Reddington, is dead and that the man is an imposter. She then double-crosses him and has him shot, but he survives. 2 Episodes (2016-2017), Michael Zinberg She also learned that she was the key to unlocking the mysteries of the Fulcrum, and that she had unknowingly had the Fulcrum itself in her possession since childhood. In the series' pilot, they kidnapped Beth Ryker, the daughter of General Daniel Ryker, by killing six FBI Agents during the ambush. She is the only person with whom Reddington is willing to work. The pilot episode was written by Jon Bokenkamp and directed by Joe Carnahan. He kills Singleton to ensure his secret remains safe, but one person witnessed the murder unfold. He realizes that she wasn't right for him and ends their relationship for good. After the Task Force escapes and foils the plot, they are recaptured by McMahon and her Secret Service agents but manage to break free with Reddington's help. He meets with Laurel Hitchin, who suggests he weakened the Cabal so that they would invite him to join it. Karl Miller as Pete McGee, a disgraced doctor who assists Tom in his quest to identify the bones given to him by Mr. Kaplan. His father was an honest policeman who was betrayed and killed by his corrupt partner after refusing to take bribes. He is later visited by Tom Keen, wishing to assist him knowing trouble is on the horizon for both Red and Liz. With the help of his friend, Attorney General Connolly, he entered an experimental drug trial. In "Philomena", Samar interviews for a prestigious FBI fellowship. The persons are trained to act as spies for various clients. 1 Episode (2019), Ryan O'Nan By Season 2, Cooper regained consciousness, but is revealed to have an inoperable brain tumor in the episode "T. Earl King VI". She persuades Aram to stand down, but in the process he buys enough time for Cynthia Panabaker, the White House counsel, to arrive and transfer Liz to a federal courthouse under Ressler's direct supervision. In the season 4 episode "Philomena", Ressler's old friend Julian Gale invites Ressler to join his investigation into the eighty-six bodies exhumed by Mr. Kaplan. He and his men follow Tom to his home to take both him and Liz hostage. 3) was a Russian spy who was assigned to turn Raymond Reddington but instead formed a romantic relationship with him that resulted in the birth of Masha Rostova/Elizabeth Keen. Cooper's commander later recommended him for the Navy Cross in exchange for his silence regarding the smuggling. After capturing Jonica, Ressler blamed him for his betrayal that led to the deaths of their closest friends and Audrey. 2 Episodes (2014-2014), Natalie Paul After the grand jury is dissolved through Reddington's machinations, Kaplan is cornered by the FBI and Reddington. 1 Episode (2015), Michael Caracciolo 5 Episodes (2019-2019), Fiona Dourif 2 Episodes (2014-2015), Adam Arkin He witnessed his parents' murder at a very young age. He was captured by Red and Samar disowns Shahin, believing that he died with their parents. 1 Episode (2014), Sarah Wynter After attempting to hide it from Aram and the Task Force, she realizes she can no longer continue her duties after she becomes incapacitated while pursuing Bastien Moreau. 2 Episodes (2013-2019), J.T. 1 Episode (2019), Vincent Misiano She was revealed to have unknowingly leaked information to the terrorist Anslo Garrick upon the orders of an unknown individual. James Spader. The Major tried to kill Tom, but was killed by Gina instead. Once they have the Director, Red demands Laurel Hitchin exonerate Liz in exchange for Red not taking the Director to the Hague and sends in Gerard to discuss the terms of the deal with Laurel. In "Rassvet", it is revealed that the real Raymond Reddington was killed by Liz as a child, an event she had remembered in "Tom Connoly" and thought was Alexander Kirk. She is later assigned to be the Justice Department's liaison with the Task Force. Glenn Eventually McMahon becomes aware the Task Force is actively investigating her involvement in the conspiracy. He gets a call from Red, telling him it is time they had a chat. The imposter's real name is revealed to be Ilya Koslov by Dominic Wilkinson. However, Red strikes first with the help of Sinclair using a double to pose as him, while the real Garvey is taken hostage. Reddington deliberately sets out to disgust Alina, causing her to turn down the job. After he witnesses Liz's murder of Connolly, he tells her to run, and later turns over his badge. 1 Episode (2014), Gabriel Mann In "Mr. Kaplan, Conclusion", Red helps Ressler locate Hitchin's cleaner Henry Prescott who leads him to the murdered Reven Wright. The Director in the episode "The Longevity Initiative", the Germans track down both Tom and the Major and torture them for their leader's death. He attempts to kill First Lady Miriam Diaz to prevent her from telling the truth about President Diaz's hit and run accident but fails. Tom finds him later but Pete is killed by Ian Garvey because he is unable to provide any useful information. Although he reluctantly does, Cooper is determined to help Liz clear her name and investigates Karakurt. In "Dr. Adrian Shaw", Liz attempts to save Kirk through the transplant; but the DNA test performed by the hospital reveals that Kirk is not her father. Red later subdues and impersonates Macatee as part of a failed plan to escape the prison. With many wondering why she is … In "Dr. Bogdan Krilov", Liz and Samar are sent to confront Dr. Krilov and discover Kaplan's plan to use Ressler to kill Hitchin as she is Red's only link to the Cabal under false pretenses. It is revealed that she has vascular dementia and her condition will only deteriorate along with her memory. James Spader Raymond "Red" Reddington 169 Episodes (2013-2020) Diego Klattenhoff Donald Ressler 169 Episodes (2013-2020) Harry Lennix Harold Cooper 169 Episodes (2013-2020) … While being transported by federal agents, Solomon is rescued by an unknown person driving a Rolls Royce. Reddington admitted to blocking her memories of the fire. Cast. Prescott is later killed by Reddington who removed Ressler from the list. Dom is unsure if she is still alive, convinced that Katarina would've made contact if she was still around. He kills Bastien Moreau to prevent the truth about her plot from being revealed. Instead, Laurel offers a plea of involuntary manslaughter with 3 years' probation. After shooting Tom Connolly upon learning of his involvement with the faking of Cooper's cancer and the Cabal's sinister intentions for the other agents on the task force, Elizabeth is now a fugitive on the FBI's Most Wanted List. 1 Episode (2013), Robert Sean Leonard 5 Episodes (2017-2019), Laila Robins In the second-season episode "T. Earl King VI", Pratt was "kidnapped" by the Kings to bait Red into infiltrating "The Palace" so he could be sold at their auction. 2 Episodes (2014-2014), Ron Perlman Dante Nero as Samuel Aleko a.k.a. Robert Vesco She cleans up after Liz kills one of the men watching her from across the street, and then helps Liz find Reddington.Ep. He later calls Garvey up, telling him that he knew he tried to take his daughter from him and also that he knows of his illegal dealings. He went on to serve as prosecutor for the state of New York for 3 years, after which he made partner at his father-in-law's criminal defense firm. After helping Dembe find a name as a clue, he returns to the Post Office to catch Janet and Samar in a confrontation. With the help of Marvin Gerard, Red makes a deal with Laurel for her to publicly exonerate Liz on all but Tom Connolly's murder. 3 Episodes (2014-2014), Ritchie Coster 1 Episode (2013), Joe Carnahan Gerard separated from his wife and filed for custody, but since his wife came from an influential family, he wasn't able to. Mr. "Kate" Kaplan (Blacklister No. He confronts Connolly, who admits that he has been manipulating him on behalf of the Cabal. Despite standing down, Ressler is later taken into custody with his FBI badge revoked. She tells Samar that she knows about her feelings for Aram and would never admit it out of fear. Scottie Thompson as Zoe D'Antonio, Berlin's daughter. 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