|Stockard Channing as||Abbey (Abigail Ann) Bartlet M.D.||First Lady|
|Dulé Hill as||Charlie (Charles) Young||Personal Aide to the President|
|Allison Janney as||C.J. (Claudia Jean) Cregg||Press Secretary|
|Joshua Malina as||Will (William) Bailey||Vice President's Chief of Staff|
|Janel Moloney as||Donna (Donnatella) Moss||Assistant to Deputy Chief of Staff|
|Richard Schiff as||Toby (Tobias Zachary) Ziegler||Communications Director|
|John Spencer as||Leo Thomas McGarry||Chief of Staff|
|Bradley Whitford as||Josh (Joshua) Lyman||Deputy Chief of Staff|
Martin Sheen as
|Jed (Josiah Edward) Bartlet||President of the United States|
|Special Guest Stars|
|Matthew Perry as||Joe (Joseph) Quincy||Associate Counsel|
|Gary Cole as||Robert "Bingo Bob" Russell||Vice President|
|Elisabeth Moss as||Zoey Patricia Bartlet||Bartlets' youngest daughter|
|Michael Hyatt as||Angela Blake||from New York|
|Steven Culp as||Jeff Haffley||Speaker of the House|
|Milo O'Shea as||Roy Ashland||Chief Justice|
|H. Richard Greene as||Robert Royce||Sen. R-Penn|
|NiCole Robinson as||Margaret||Hooper (last name) /
Assistant to Chief of Staff
|Obi Ndefo as||Donald||Chief Justice's Clerk|
|Amy Stewart as||Lisa Zimmer||Chief Justice's Clerk|
|Kristoffer Winters as||Steve||Chief Justice's Clerk|
|Kathrin Lautner as||Diane Mathers||Newswoman|
|Bobbie Norman as||Helen|
|Steven Pierce as||OMB Director|
"What you will see is the new speaker, the majority leadership (Republican) and their views much more represented on the show," Wells told reporters in a conference call last week. "Our characters aren't changing, but the world in which they live forces them to hear the other points of view."
"Big changes in store for 'West Wing'; 'Frasier' to finish up quietly"
by Mike McDaniel
September 23, 2003
When the United States' chief justice falls ill and is hospitalized, Quincy is asked by Toby (Richard Schiff) to trade on his previous relationship as the justice's clerk - and ask him to resign.
Filming on Perry's "The West Wing" episode will be integrated with his production schedule on "Friends" during October.
"MATTHEW PERRY RETURNS TO GUEST-STAR ON NBC'S 'THE WEST WING'"
October 7, 2003
"The powers that be at the White House see an opportunity to put their own chief justice on the bench, but they have to be very delicate about it," said Perry. It's an episode not just about power but about the longtime relationship between the chief justice and Perry's character.
..."I think 'West Wing' is as good as it was ... which is an amazing accomplishment given the genius of Aaron Sorkin," Perry said. "I would say it's slightly more of a team effort over there."
He worked most closely this time with Richard Schiff, who plays communications director Toby Ziegler.
"He's a talented and nice man, and he made it fun. Maybe Richard Schiff and I will go on the road together and do a little vaudeville or something," he said, jokingly.
"Matthew Perry Returns to 'West Wing'"
by Lynn Elber
November 11, 2003
He showed a great deal of candor and passion for the show during his talk, and had a good feel for (and devotion to) the show's history; the writing staff is always on guard against repeating themselves (e.g. they wouldn't have done another Supreme Court arc this season without bringing new angles to the table)
Posted at televisionwithoutpity.com Forum
April 24, 2004
Notes from seminar at Harvard with Mark Goffman