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Strike Back Cast and Crew

Actor Bio

Sullivan Stapleton playing Damien Scott
Sullivan Stapleton
 playing Damien Scott

Sullivan Stapleton (Damien Scott) received an Australian Film Institute nomination for his performance in the Oscar®-nominated feature "Animal Kingdom."  His additional credits include "December Boys," The Condemned," "Darkness Falls," "Underbelly Files:  Infiltration," "Sea Patrol," "Carla Cametti PD" and "Satisfaction."  Stapleton became well-known early in his career for his role on "Neighbours," a hit TV series in his native Australia.  He can be seen next in "The Hunter," with Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill and Frances O'Connor.



Philip Winchester playing Sgt. Michael Stonebridge
Philip Winchester 
 playing Sgt. Michael Stonebridge

Philip Winchester (Sgt. Michael Stonebridge) starred in the title role of the 2009 miniseries "Crusoe," and recently played Frank Stanton in "Fringe" and Leontes in "Camelot."  His additional credits include "Flyboys," with James Franco and Jean Reno, "Thunderbirds," "Maneater," "Warehouse 13," and the miniseries "Alice."  His first role was in "The Patriot" at age 14 and he later trained at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.  On the stage, he received rave reviews as Edmund opposite of Ian McKellen in Trevor Nunn's landmark production "King Lear," which premiered at Stratford's Royal Shakespeare Company, followed by runs at Brooklyn Academy of Music and on PBS.



Michelle Lukes playing Sgt. Julia Richmond
Michelle Lukes 
 playing Sgt. Julia Richmond

Michelle has worked extensively on stage including numerous shows for The Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. TV work includes Casualty and Uncle Max although she is best known for playing Lisa Torres on Doctors. Film work includes Alexander, Nation and Frances McGee Is Not For Sale.



Rhona Mitra playing Major Rachel Dalton
Rhona Mitra
 playing Major Rachel Dalton


Character Bio

Damien Scott played by Sullivan Stapleton
Damien Scott
 played by Sullivan Stapleton

Damien Scott is a former Delta Force commando whose confidence with a weapon is matched only by his way with women. His cocky style is often at odds with his more staid colleagues, but he always gets the job done.



Sgt. Michael Stonebridge played by Philip Winchester
Sgt. Michael Stonebridge
 played by Philip Winchester

A clear-thinking and reliable soldier, Sgt. Stonebridge brings strategic clout to Section 20. A family man, he tried to leave Section 20 to focus on his home life, but returned to the team with extra zeal after tragedy struck.



Sgt. Julia Richmond played by Michelle Lukes
Sgt. Julia Richmond
 played by Michelle Lukes

Sergeant Julia Richmond is Section 20's chief communications officer, responsible for maintaining contact with agents in the field and all other relevant transmissions. She is exceptionally bright, technologically adept and proficient in several languages.



Major Rachel Dalton played by Rhona Mitra
Major Rachel Dalton
 played by Rhona Mitra

Section 20's commanding officer is Major Rachel Dalton. She joined the British Army in 2001 and was quickly recruited into the elite Special Reconnaissance Regiment. Her coolness under fire and linguistic abilities made her a natural fit for Military Intelligence.  On her many assignments in the Middle East, she is known to employ unconventional methods, but always get results.



All Actors and Characters

Sullivan Stapleton playing Damien Scott
Philip Winchester playing Sgt. Michael Stonebridge
Michelle Lukes playing Sgt. Julia Richmond
Rhona Mitra playing Major Rachel Dalton

Crew

Crew

Dan Percival - Executive Producer; Director of Episodes 1, 2, 9, 10
Bill Eagles - Director of Episodes 3, 4
Alex Holmes - Director of Episodes 5, 6
Paul Wilmshurst - Director of Episodes 7, 8
Frank Spotnitz - Writer of Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4
Richard Zadjlic - Writer of Episodes 5, 6
Simon Burke - Writer of Episodes 7, 8
Tony Saint - Writer of Episodes 9, 10
Andy Harries - Executive Producer
Elaine Pyke - Executive Producer

About the Show

A high-octane, globe-spanning thriller with storylines ripped from today's headlines, Strike Back, the network's first original primetime series in more than 15 years, focuses on two members of a top-secret intelligence agency known as Section 20.

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A high-octane, globe-spanning thriller with storylines ripped from today's headlines, Strike Back, the network's first original primetime series in more than 15 years, focuses on two members of a top-secret intelligence agency known as Section 20: Michael Stonebridge, a British sergeant on the elite counter-terrorism team, and Damien Scott, a former U.S. Delta Force operative who was discharged on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Stonebridge, Scott and the rest of Section 20 criss-cross the globe on the trail of a deadly international terrorist named Latif, who is planning a major attack involving a cache of WMD that could have global repercussions.

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