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Actor Bio

Antony Starr playing Lucas Hood
Antony Starr
 playing Lucas Hood

Antony Starr, a New Zealand native, combines effortless charm and a dark sex appeal that transcends both the big and small screens.

Antony makes his American television debut as Lucas Hood in "Banshee."

He will next be seen in the Australian Independent film, "Wish You Were Here." In 2011, Antony starred in the fourth season of the popular Australian drama series, "Rush." Antony starred in the critically acclaimed independent feature, "After the Fall," directed by Simone Horrocks, and the New Zealand Television series, "Spies & Lies"; he received Best Actor AFTA Award nominations for each performance.

In 2006, Antony was cast in the dual roles of twins Van and Jethro West in "Outraegous Fortune," a show that has grown into the most popular and longest running drama series in New Zealand's television history. Playing twins won Antony the 2007 Air New Zealand Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor, the award for Best Actor at the Qantas Television Awards, and Best Actor at the Asian TV Awards, in the same year. Readers of TV Guide also voted Antony Best Actor in 2007 and TV Guide's Best on the Box People's Choice Award.



Ivana Milicevic playing Carrie Hopewell
Ivana Milicevic
 playing Carrie Hopewell

Ivana Milicevic is best known as one of the stars of the HBO original series "Mind of the Married Man."  She also starred with Tom Cavanaugh and Judy Greer in the CBS series "Love Monkey."

Born in Sarajevo, Ivana's family brought her to America when she was 5 years old where she grew up in Michigan. She started modeling while in high school and graduated early to follow her acting dreams in Los Angeles. While continuing to model all over the world, Ivana decided stand up comedy might help break her into acting. She did stand up at The Comedy Store and was soon discovered by a manager, which lead her to her first job, a guest spot on "Seinfeld" as Patti, the wife of the Russian tennis player, Milosh.

Ivana went on to a supporting role in "Jerry Maguire" and a memorable role in "Enemy of the State" opposite Will Smith and Gene Hackman.  She then starred in the feature film "Head Over Heels" opposite Freddie Prinze Jr. and Monica Potter.   Her other feature film credits include "Vanilla Sky," "Down With Love," "Love Actually," "Paycheck," "Just Like Heaven," "Running Scared," "Casino Royale" and most recently "What's Your Number?" with Anna Faris and Chris Evans.  She has also made countless television appearances, including guest starring roles on "Felicity," "Friends," "Just Shoot Me," "CSI: Miami," "Ugly Betty," "The Unit," "Royal Pains," "House," "Hawaii Five-O," "Charlie's Angels," and "Psych."



playing Gordon Hopewell

 playing Gordon Hopewell


Ryann Shane playing Deva Hopewell
Ryann Shane
 playing Deva Hopewell

Ryann Shane formerly appeared as Daniella Leary on the FX series "Lights Out" where she played the daughter of a rebounding heavyweight champion and the sole confidant of her father's deteriorating dementia. She also guest starred in an episode of "Blue Bloods" and an episode of "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit." Her film career includes playing the young Amelia Earhart in "Amelia" starring Hilary Swank, and a sassy soccer player in "Coach" opposite Hugh Dancy.



Character Bio

Lucas Hood played by Antony Starr
Lucas Hood
 played by Antony Starr

Lucas Hood is an ex-convict and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, PA, where he continues his criminal activities even as he's being hunted by the gangsters he betrayed years earlier.



Carrie Hopewell played by Ivana Milicevic
Carrie Hopewell
 played by Ivana Milicevic

Carrie was once a notorious jewel thief, but now lives in Banshee under an assumed identity with a husband and children who know nothing of her past.



Gordon Hopewell
Gordon Hopewell

A former marine who served in the first Gulf War, Gordon is Banshee's D.A. and Carrie's husband.



Deva Hopewell played by Ryann Shane
Deva Hopewell
 played by Ryann Shane

Deva is Carrie and Gordon's rebellious teenage daughter.



All Actors and Characters

Antony Starr playing Lucas Hood
Ivana Milicevic playing Carrie Hopewell
playing Gordon Hopewell
Ryann Shane playing Deva Hopewell

Crew

Producers

Alan Ball - Executive Producer
Greg Yaitanes - Executive Producer
Peter Macdissi - Executive Producer
David Schickler - Executive Producer
Jonathan Tropper - Executive Producer
Stephanie Laing - Producer

Directors

Greg Yaitanes - Director
SJ Clarkson - Director
Ole Christian Madsen - Director
Miguel Sapochnik - Director

Writers

Jonathan Tropper - Writer
David Schickler - Writer

About

From the creator of 'True Blood,' 'Banshee' stars Antony Starr as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier.