The Cast of Wiseguy

Created by Stephen J. Cannell and Frank Lupo

Original run on CBS
September 16, 1987 –
December 8, 1990

Wiseguy theme by Mike Post...


Ken Wahl

Jonathan Banks

Jim Byrnes

Cast numbers in parentheses denote in which season(s) the character appeared.

Main Characters

Vinnie Terranova (1–3): Ken Wahl; Frank McPike (1–4): Jonathan Banks; Dan “Lifeguard” Burroughs (1–4): Jim Byrnes; Michael Santana (4): Stephen Bauer; Hillary Stein (4): Cecil Hoffmann

Family and Friends

Carlotta Terranova (1–4): Elsa Raven; Father Pete Terranova (1–2): Gerald Anthony; “Don” Rudy Aiuppo (1–4): George S. O’Petrie; Angie Tessio (1–2): Kerry Sandomirsky; Jenny McPike (2): Jessica Harper; Jenny McPike (3) Elizabeth Ruscio; Drake McPike (1–3): Mark Reed; Sheila Burroughs (3): Pamela Dunlap; Lauren Burroughs (2–3): Lisa Waltz; Nona Pope (3): Lora Zane; Mike “Mooch” Caccatori (2–3): Tony Ganios; Poochy Pompano (2–3): Tony Romano; Rafael Santana (4): Manolo Villeverde; Dahlia (4): Martika; Connie Burns (4): Vanessa Marquez; Celia Burns (4): Ada Maris; Rachel Stein (4): Michael Lerned

The O.C.B.

Daryl Elias (1–2): John Jackson; Paul Beckstead (2–4): Ken Jenkins; Mark Cermak (2–3): Dwight Koss; John Henry Raglin (2): Anthony Denison