He points out to Gale that he was on another assignment by looking into Wright's murder and had no time to deal with Red's shenanigans. Reddington took care of him, nursed him back to health and made sure he got an education. She discovers Janet's criminal record was expunged in exchange for her persuading Aram to testify against the task force. According to Ressler, Samar went a long time without oxygen and all the doctors know for sure is that she cannot currently breathe on her own and may never be able to again. He also mentions he only congratulated her out of respect for both Ressler and Cooper. Later, she fell in love with a woman named Annie Kaplan, and assumed her surname after Annie was murdered in front of her. Who’s in The Blacklist cast for Season 8? She is a highly skilled interrogator. 2 Episodes (2019-2019), Brandon Sonnier Red reveals why Kirk had kidnapped both Liz and Agnes in the first place: he is dying of a rare genetic blood disease which female relatives do not share. 1 Episode (2019), Enrique Murciano In the episode "The Decembrist", after being reunited with Zoe, Milos learned the truth of Red's innocence. Dom states that twenty-eight years before, her mother had promised to send him a letter to a post office box when she was safe, but he has never gotten one despite checking every week. In "The Informant", while pursuing a criminal associated Prescott calls Ressler again, warning him if he pursue his clients, he will call off the deal and Ressler will go to jail. In "The Troll Farmer", it is revealed that Dembe has a daughter and a granddaughter whom Matias Solomon uses as leverage to force him to surrender to him. He is happy when she admits she rescinded her transfer papers and decided to stay. So Kirk takes her to the house he claimed she grew up in, near Nova Scotia. After Liz discovers "Madeleine" is an imposter and confronts her at gunpoint, Katarina admits she is Liz's mother. Nez has struggled with addiction before and during the series she relapses. Local police investigated Ames' murder and had enough evidence to arrest Liz for her involvement; but she was saved by the intervention of Reddington, Cooper, then-assistant AG Connolly, and Tom himself. 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. Red explains that he never wanted Liz to end up like him and was trying to prevent that. Ryan Eggold. Afterwards, her accomplice, revealed to be Tom Keen, picks up the suitcase, presumably to deliver to Liz. However, he has had to compromise his ethics and perform various morally dubious tasks for Connolly to stay in his favor and remain in the trial. With the help of his friend, Attorney General Connolly, he entered an experimental drug trial. 1 Episode (2017), Campbell Scott John Eisendrath, Jon Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Fox, James Spader, Lukas Reiter, Laura A. Benson, Daniel Cerone and Sean Hennen serve as executive producers. Prior to The Blacklist, … He seems relieved by this until Prescott visit him in his van. 1 Episode (2014), Damian Young 2 Episodes (2013-2019), Donald E. Thorin Jr. In "Rassvet," it is revealed that Katarina was a double agent working both for the Cabal and the KGB. His ethics are somewhat murky, and he espouses the use of some crimes (such as extortion, counterfeiting, torture, and murder) in the service of "the greater good". 122 Episodes (2013-2019), Parminder Nagra She was revealed to have unknowingly leaked information to the terrorist Anslo Garrick upon the orders of an unknown individual. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), Laura Sohn After delivering the car to Prescott, Ressler warns him to never call him again. To remind himself of the incident, Garrick never had the facial scarring repaired by surgery. 1 Episode (2013), Mary Lambert 108 Episodes (2013-2019), David Strathairn At some point, he raided a CIA blacksite in the Bering Sea to exfiltrate a man named Mahmoud al-Azok. 2 Episodes (2016-2016), Kurt Kuenne 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. When Aram discovers this, he regrets how he treated Samar after learning she did love him. He explains that Zoe was brought to Kornish, for him to make her disappear. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), Michael W. Watkins She returns to assist him in "The Architect" and they resume dating for a bit. 1 Episode (2015), Michael Caracciolo Although he reluctantly does, Cooper is determined to help Liz clear her name and investigates Karakurt. She denies any responsibility in Liz's death, but reveals that she was contracted to capture Liz by a man named Alexander Kirk. Later she joins the Blacklist task force on an indefinite basis. 1 Episode (2016), Dan Lerner In "Kings of the Highway", Aram reveals his knowledge of what he has learned from the laptop in exchange for Ressler telling him of the protocols. 1 Episode (2019), John Fox In "Sutton Ross", Red recovers the bag of bones and burns it in the presence of Dembe and Katarina's father Dom. The explosion would have allowed the Hanar investors to profit from the re-routing of sea shipping to New Orleans. Samar Navabi. 119–122) were four Serbian relatives who specialized in snatch and grab operations. 1 Episode (2016), Nick Gomez Ressler lost his badge upon being under the influence of propofol and nearly killed Hitchin had Liz and Samar not stopped him. When Reddington foils this plan, Kaplan agrees to testify about Reddington's crimes to a grand jury. Megan Boone. Susan "Scottie" Hargrave (Blacklister No. 2 Episodes (2014-2014), James Carpinello In "Dr. Bogdan Krilov", Ressler follows an anonymous tip on Reven Wright's disappearance that leads to a woman living with her sister who has claimed she saw Hitchin order some men carrying a rolled carpet. For this, she is shot in the head by Reddington in the second episode of season 4, but survives and is held hostage by an unknown man in "Gaia". 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. With the help of Leonard Caul, she deciphered the Fulcrum's contents and confronted the Director with them. Not much has been revealed about her character other than that she is a CIA agent tasked with Reddington's file, and that she is the mother of two children. In "Philomena", Kaplan hires Philomena, a bounty hunter, to kidnap two of Reddington's subordinates, including Marvin Gerard. She hires Bastien Moreau to bomb the UN and then to assassinate Ava Ziegler, a German intelligence officer in possession of a file containing compromising information on the conspiracy. Coming back to the Task Force, Aram realizes Samar's feelings for him and shares a kiss with her. 2 Episodes (2014-2015), Adam Arkin However, Reddington, Tom, and the task force members are able to fend off Solomon's men long enough for Ressler to come to the rescue, allowing Liz and Tom to escape. 1 Episode (2017), Ana de la Reguera 1 Episode (2013), Ron Cephas Jones In "Sutton Ross", Samar awakens from her coma and accepts Aram's proposal. He used his connections to help her escape, but the Kremlin found out and decided to use him as an example to the Motherland. 1 Episode (2016), Recommendations based on the shows you already love, Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now. Portrayed by Goran Ivanovski, Renne Gjoni, James Biberi and Stivi Paskoski. Hitchin subsequently returns Ressler's badge, but they get into an altercation, causing Ressler to accidentally kill her. Aram Mojabai Kirk tortures Red who confesses to being Liz's father and brings Kirk a cure. 1 Episode (2018), Brent Spiner He was killed by Tom, which triggered an investigation that nearly brought murder charges against Elizabeth. As she leaves, Aram realizes the extent of what could happen to Keen if the Cabal get their hands on her and has to decide where his loyalties lie. He is soft-spoken and courteous but highly sadistic, with a predilection for torturing his victims. Later, Solomon leads an assault team to kill Karakurt, who is being held by Tom Keen, Cooper, and Ressler. Through a deception involving Mr. Vargas, Solomon finally tricks Dembe into revealing the information and captures Reddington and Liz. However, Liz and Samar suspect he was being manipulated by Kaplan after Krilov confesses. Though Dom checks every week, Katarina has not sent one letter despite it having been nearly thirty years. In "The Apothecary", Dembe disappears after apparently poisoning Reddington. On their way there, Red's men block the attempt and despite Kaplan's warning not to leave the car, Liz does. Ressler interrogates him to determine his complicity in Connolly's murder, but eventually decides to release him. 1 Episode (2015), Lee Tergesen With Red's help, Ressler discovers Prescott's real name is Mitchell Hatley and gives chase. Kirk plans to take her back to the house she grew up in so she can see the truth for herself. Tom then takes it with him under Kaplan's orders to deliver the suitcase. Directed by Bill Roe. This led to Tom convincing Nez to side with him as they try to uncover the truth of the secret Susan had been hiding the whole time concerning Whitehall. Peter then reprimands him for trying to revolt and forces Solomon's cooperation. 3 Episodes (2019-2019), Benito Martinez However, in "The Thrushes", it's revealed that Aram's girlfriend, Janet, is an undercover operative hired by Alexander Kirk to gain access to the FBI's computer networks through Aram. Reddington credits her with the theft of 6 million dollars' worth of diamonds from a De Beers outpost in Congo and a heist on a mint in Prague in which the security fibers used to print the Czech koruna were stolen and then used to print counterfeit banknotes. Later on, Red is confronted by Liz who tells him that she now knows he's her father. The Artax Network (Blacklister No. No proof of this is ever shown, and Red himself initially denies it when directly confronted by Liz, although he does claim that he knew her father well. Later, Raymond Reddington hired them to kidnap Tom Keen. Executive producers for the series include Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, and John Davis for Sony Pictures Television, Universal Television, and Davis Entertainment. He later tells Liz that he believes she was framed and he would not have arrested her if he believed he couldn't protect her. Luther Todd Braxton (Blacklister No. Katarina abducts Liz and tells her that Frank Bloom, not Reddington, is the real Ilya Koslov, and that both Reddington and Dom are lying. Scottie Thompson as Zoe D'Antonio, Berlin's daughter. In "The Thrushes", Liz helps Red talk Kirk out of committing suicide by begging him to give Agnes back to her. When Liz is arrested and the Director comes to take her into custody, Aram changes the password to her cell to lock him out. Eventually, with Ressler and Cooper's help, he evades the Cabal and delivers Karakurt into federal custody. 108 Episodes (2013-2019), Reed Birney Donald Ressler In "Esteban" Liz doesn't believe Kirk and demands to know what he's planning to do with her, Tom and Agnes. Dembe eventually got a bachelor's degree in English Literature, learned to speak four languages fluently and learned six others well enough to get by. 169 Episodes (2013-2020), Hisham Tawfiq She then joins Reddington and helps him carry out his plan to exonerate Liz. The imposter's real name is revealed to be Ilya Koslov by Dominic Wilkinson. As a result, Liz is able to be reinstated as an FBI agent. He asks Samar why she kept silent. Leader of a female elite heist crew called "The Harem". She had a previous romantic connection with Reddington, which he broke off. Aram decides to stick with Samar and secures new passports from the task force, but she flees the country with the help of Red, leaving a devastated Aram behind to protect Reddington. Milos orders his agents to abduct Fitch and strap a pipe bomb on him, intending to kill him. It was good when they just focus on how Blacklist solve the case in school but when they start to give the romance between the veggie gang and blacklist I started to feel annoyed. Working for whoever could afford his services, he used his expert knowledge of chemicals to dissolve corpses until there was almost nothing left. He realizes that she wasn't right for him and ends their relationship for good. In the season 4 episode "Requiem", it is revealed that she was hired by Katarina Rostova to be young Liz's nanny. He claims to be Elizabeth Keen's father, and is suffering from an unrevealed medical condition (possibly a low blood cell count). Introduced in season three Peter Vack as Asher Sutton, a wealthy socialite whom Tom … Red refuses, but mentions he will get rid of the witness and his family, if he doesn't go public with the information. The Blacklist (TV Series 2013– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Katarina had left a journal in the house that Kirk claimed Liz grew up in and while reading it, she learns more about Katarina's affair with Red along with the Rostov family's long history with a rare cancer. Dom later convinces Red to leave and honor his word to the FBI, saying that Red's got good people who count on him. After capturing him, Ressler and his friend, Bobby Jonica takes him to his father's secret cabin. Reddington had been trying to protect her from the knowledge when he blocked her memories. 3 Episodes (2019-2019), Christopher Lambert Gina and the Major ambush Tom in Liz's apartment. Liz discovers the truth about Kaplan being her former nanny whom she used to call as Katya and she begs Liz to end her relationship with Red before it's too late. James Spader. Dom tells Liz about her mother and her history with Ilya Koslov, the man who became Reddington to protect Katarina. 3 Episodes (2019-2019), Michael Aronov She is the only person with whom Reddington is willing to work. He is friends with Elizabeth Keen. According to Reddington and the FBI, her birth name is Masha Rostova, and she was born in Moscow to Katarina Rostova, a Russian intelligence agent whom everyone regards as a "myth". After Liz faked her death, he hires an assassin to kill Tom Keen and take Agnes. 5 Episodes (2017-2019), Laila Robins 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. He later tells Liz of his dream to become a fisherman and urges her to come with him to Japan to start a new life with each other, but she declines, telling him that she needs to finish what she's started. Upon encountering this ex-boyfriend on her return to Anchorage, Alina chooses not to kill him and allows the police to arrest him instead. After opening an envelope containing the DNA test and believing it to be Kaplan's secret, Liz confronts Red for not telling her the truth about him being her father and having to find out from Cooper. The Blacklist is back in top form with fresh dangers that put Red on the ropes while giving James Spader room to shine. Red later tells Liz that Kirk is "gone" but doesn't elaborate further and doesn't tell her that he's her father. With James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison. Robert Vesco Liz was publicly exonerated by Laurel while Karakurt was taken into custody and exposed as the man who had committed the terrorist acts Liz had been framed for. At some point he and Raymond Reddington worked together, though the alliance ended in 2008 when Garrick gave the FBI his train number and itenerary for a stop at Waterloo station in Brussels. He had a particular interest in Reddington's past, and is willing to oblige Reddington's unusual requests due to this understanding of him. The Blacklist is an American crime drama television series that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. Later, he separates from Charlene. However, Red is unable to clear Liz completely of the killing of Tom Connolly and she only returns to the taskforce as an asset like Red himself. 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. In "Mr. Kaplan, Conclusion", Red takes Ressler to Hitchin's cleaner, Henry Prescott, to help him find a barrel marked back two years ago. It's also there he begins to feel guilty for having to tell Ressler about Samar's plans to help Liz and Red. In "Dr. Adrian Shaw: Conclusion", while Red is being held captive and threatened by Kirk, Red tells Kirk that he (Red) is Elizabeth Keen's father ("What do you want me to say? Reddington discovers this and forces her to help him unmask the person responsible. Impressed by Tom's skills, she offers to hire him as an employee of Halcyon. As a pivotal member of The Blacklist Cast, he has been in 71 episodes from 2013 to 2016 and is now a series regular. In "Drexel", it is revealed that Nik has become an on-call doctor for Reddington. In "Sir Crispin Crandall", Gerard locates the vault where Peter Kotsiopulos is keeping his embezzled money. 2 Episodes (2016-2016), Karen Gaviola He and his men follow Tom to his home to take both him and Liz hostage. When questioned about the murder of Victor Fokin, she claims to have committed the crime on the orders of Raymond Reddington. The pilot episode was written by Jon Bokenkamp and directed by Joe Carnahan. In "Alexander Kirk: Conclusion", Liz is revealed to be alive, her death having been faked by Kaplan to protect her and Agnes. In February 2015, The Blacklist was renewed for a third season,[1] with Hisham Tawfiq promoted to main cast.[2]. He also learns that Julian Gale, a rogue FBI agent, is working with her to procure the immunity deal between Red and the FBI. 1 Episode (2014), Leslie Jones Liz is reunited with Tom and Agnes in Cuba, but is captured by Alexander Kirk's men. However, Vargas betrays Dembe and shoots him. Katarina's apparent suicide was to fake her death, but her survival was exposed to Anton Velov when Katarina intervened to stop a rape at a shelter she was living at. Tom later meets with Reddington and their conversation reveals a previous working relationship. 21) is a professional thief known for stealing money and information from China, Iran, and the United States. 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