Sons of Anarchy/Characters
Sons of Anarchy has a large ensemble cast, portraying members of the titular club and their families, as well as law enforcers, members of rivaling clubs and gangs, and civilians. This list include every credited character with at least 2 appearances, as well as every SOA member and associated character appearing on the show.
The list is complete as of A Mother's Work, the 79th episode, and season 6 finale.
The Sons of Anarchy MC
The Sons of Anarchy (SOA) is a large, internationally spread motorcycle club, including around 30 charters worldwide.
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Redwood Original, nicknamed Sam Crow, is the mother charter of the club, based in Charming, California. It was founded in 1967 by John Teller and Piney Winston, with John's son Jax Teller serving as the current president. The original nine members of the club are referred to as the First 9.
1All appearances are uncredited.
2Voice-only appearances. Including one episodes where John Teller also appeared visually, portrayed by Victor Newmark.
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Belfast charter was formed on Ireland in 1987, with Keith McGee, one of the First 9 as its original president. The current president is Seamus Ryan.
|Keith McGee||Andrew McPhee||6|
|Liam O'Neill||Arie Verveen||6|
|Seamus Ryan||Darin Heames||4|
|Luthor Barkwill||Dominic Keating||2|
|Padraic Telford||Lorcan O'Toole||2|
North Las Vegas charter
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, North Las Vegas charter has close ties to the Indian Hills charter.
Indian Hills charter
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Indian Hills charter was originally a small, independent club, Devil's Tribe Motorcycle Club (DTMC), founded by John Teller's Vietnam War buddy Jury. Jury remains the charter president after the club was patched-over by the Sons of Anarchy in Season 1.
|Jury||Michael Shamus Wiles||2|
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Tucson Arizona charter was led by president Armando, until his murder.
|unnamed member||Burton Perez||1|
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, San Bernardino charter is a minor California charter, headed by president Les Packer.
|Les Packer||Robert Patrick||1|
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Tacoma charter is led by president Lee. SAMCRO members Happy and Kozik begun as Tacoma members.
|Lee||Lee "Hamco" Staskunas||1|
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Dungloe charter, based in Dungloe, Ireland, has close ties to SAMBEL.
Rogue River charter
Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, Rogue River charter, based in Rogue River, Oregon.
|unnamed president||Joe Rose||1|
The Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club Nomads was made up by US members without a geographic base. It was recently dissolved, with its members - including Frankie Diamonds, Greg the Peg, Gogo, and nomad president Rane Quinn - joining other charters.
|unnamed nomad||Eric "Mancow" Muller||1|
The Old Ladies
An old lady is a wife or steady girlfriend of a club member.
|Character||Actor||#||Old lady of...|
|Gemma Teller-Morrow||Katey Sagal||79||John Teller / Clay Morrow|
|Tara Knowles-Teller||Maggie Siff||79||Jax Teller|
|Lyla Dvorak-Winston||Winter Ave Zoli||34||Opie Winston|
|Wendy Case||Drea de Matteo||22||Jax Teller|
|Luann Delaney||Dendrie Taylor||11||Big Otto Delaney|
|Maureen Ashby||Paula Malcolmson||10||John Teller / Keith McGee|
|Mary Winston||Julie Ariola||8||Piney Winston|
|Fiona Larkin||Bellina Logan||7||Chibs Telford|
|Donna Winston||Sprague Grayden||7||Opie Winston|
|Cherry Zambell||Taryn Manning||7||Liam O'Neill|
|April Hobart||Liane Curtis||1||Kyle Hobart|
|Precious Ryan||Eileen Grubba||1||Bobby Munson|
While several of the club members have children, far from all have a close relationship with their kids.
|Abel Teller||Ryder Londo||171||Jax Teller|
|Ellie Winston||Kerris Dorsey||112||Opie Winston|
|Kenny Winston||Mason Charles||103||Opie Winston|
|Trinity Ashby||Zoe Boyle||7||John Teller|
|Kerrianne Larkin-Telford||Q'orianka Kilcher||4||Chibs Telford|
|Dawn Trager||Rachel Miner||3||Tig Trager|
|Charlie Hobart||William F. Nicol||1||Kyle Hobart|
|Fawn Trager||Lexi Sakowitz||1||Tig Trager|
|Thomas Teller Jr.||unknown||uncredited||Jax Teller|
1Including 2 episodes as portrayed by Tyler Silva, and 12 episode as portrayed by both Ryder Londo and Evan Londo, but not included episodes where portrayed by uncredited, unknown, baby and toddler actors.
2Including 10 episodes as portrayed by Lela Cortines.
3Including 9 episodes as portrayed by John Abendroth.
Both the local law enforcers of police and sherrif's departments, and the federal government, repeatedly have run-ins with the club.
Local law enforcement
San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department
|Eli Roosevelt||Rockmond Dunbar||29||Lieutenant|
|Deputy Cane||LaMonica Garrett||16||Deputy sheriff|
|Candy Eglee||Marya Delver||14||Deputy sheriff|
|Vic Trammel||Glenn Plummer||5||Sheriff|
|Deputy Carreira||Josh Nasar||3||Deputy sheriff|
|unnamed sheriff||Stacy Hall||3||Sheriff|
|Deputy Martinez||Ramon De Ocampo||2||Deputy sheriff|
Charming Police Department
|Wayne Unser||Dayton Callie||75||Retired chief|
|David Hale||Tayler Sheridan||21||Deputy chief|
|Officer Craft||Adrian LaTourelle||4||Officer|
|Officer Fain||Pablo Espinosa||3||Officer|
Oakland Police Department
|Detective Goodman||Derek Anthony||2||Detective|
|unnamed cleaner||Bryan Rasmussen||2||Cleaner|
Stockton Police Department
|Charles Barosky||Peter Weller||7||Retired detective|
|unnamed cop||David Warshofsky||2||Detective|
Stockton State Penitentiary
|Sergeant Macky||Jack Conley||2||Guard sergeant|
|unnamed guard||Price Carson||2||Guard|
Federal law enforcement
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
|June Stahl||Ally Walker||19|
|Agent Estevez||Marcos De La Cruz||9|
|Josh Kohn||Jay Karnes||7|
|Amy Tyler||Pamela J. Gray||6|
|Agent Smith||Derwin Jordan||4|
|Agent Bowman||Jeff Howard||2|
The Central Intelligence Agency. (Part of the federal government, but specifically with "no police or law enforcement functions".)
|Alphonse Medina||Al Vicente||2|
The Federal Bureau of Investigation.
|Grad Nicholas||David Rees Snell||8|
|Agent Wright||Baldeep Singh||2|
The United States Marshals Service.
|Lee Toric||Donal Logue||7|
|Tyne Patterson||CCH Pounder||12||District Attorney|
|Lincoln Potter||Ray McKinnon||12||Assistant US Attorney|
|unnamed ADA||Scott Lawrence||2||Assistant District Attorney|
|unnamed agent||Elise Robertson||2||AUSA agent|
Several secondary MC clubs, as well as other crime factions, continue to battle the Sons of Anarchy, throughout the series.
The Byz Lats
The Byz Lats is a Latino street gang, led by Nero Padilla.
|Nero Padilla||Jimmy Smits||25|
|Arcadio Nerona||Dave Navarro||4|
|Lucius Padilla||Gybby Eusebio||2|
1Mario Perez was also credited for one more episode, playing a different character: an unnamed Calaveras MC member.
The Cacuzza crime family
The Cacuzza crime family is an Italian American mafia family, led by Jimmy Cacuzza.
|Jimmy Cacuzza||Jeff Wincott||3|
The Calaveras MC
The Calaveras is a minor hispanic motorcycle club, based in Lodi, California. Its current president is named Roscoe.
|Hector Salazar||Jose Pablo Cantillo||9|
|Pozo Fuentes||Chad Guerrero||3|
The Galindo Cartel
The Galindo Cartel is a powerful Mexican drug cartel, headed by Romeo Prada.
|Luis Torres||Benito Martinez||16|
|Romeo Parada||Danny Trejo||14|
|Santo Rivera||Senen Reyes||2|
The Grim Bastards MC
The Grim Bastards is an African American motorcycle club based in Lodi, California, and currently led by president T.O. Cross.
|T.O. Cross||Michael Beach||6|
|Lander Jackson||Marcello Thedford||5|
The Lin Triad
The Lin Triad is a San Fransisco based Chinese American organized crime syndicate, headed by Henry Lin.
|Henry Lin||Kenneth Choi||10|
|Bohai Lin||Keone Young||2|
The League of American Nationalists is a White supremacist organization, headed by Ethan Zobelle.
|Ethan Zobelle||Adam Arkin||11|
|AJ Weston||Henry Rollins||10|
|Polly Zobelle||Sarah Jones||6|
|Ule||Jason Matthew Smith||4|
|Duke Weston||Trenton Rogers||3|
|Cliff Weston||Aaron Refvem||2|
|Squirrel||David J. Wright||2|
The Mayans MC
The Mayans are a large hispanic club, present in Southern California and Nevada. SAMCRO has had several encounters with its Oakland chapter, lead by president Marcus Álvarez.
|Marcus Álvarez||Emilio Rivera||25|
|Esai Álvarez||Kevin Alejandro||2|
The Nordics, or The Nords, is a minor White supremacist gang, lead by Ernest Darby.
|Ernest Darby||Mitch Pileggi||13|
The One-Niners, or 9'ers, is an Oakland street gang, and a part of the empire run by drug kingpins Damon Pope and August Marks.
|August Marks||Billy Brown||10|
|Laroy Wayne||Tory Kittles||10|
|Damon Pope||Harold Perrineau||8|
|Randall Hightower||Winston James Francis||2|
|Tyson||Alfred Rubin Thompson||2|
The Real IRA
The Real Irish Republican Army is an Irish terrorist group, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with close ties to SAMBEL. They are headed by a council, the so-called Irish Kings, most notably Brendan Roarke, Declan Brogan and Griffin.
The Russian mafia
The Russian mafia is active throughout California.
|Viktor Putlova||Keith Szarabajka||3|
|Lead Russian||Dimitri Diatchenko||2|
The sex industry
The sex industry, on both sides of the law, including both porn and prostitution, play a major role in the series. Besides major characters like Nero Padilla, Luanne Delaney, and Lyla Winston, several other characters operates in this field.
|Ima Tite||Kristen Renton||12|
|Carla||Wanda De Jesus||5|
|Colette Jane||Kim Dickens||5|
|Georgie Caruso||Tom Arnold||4|
|Venus Van Dam||Walton Goggins||3|
|Amir Ghanezi||Anthony Azizi||2|
|Emma Jean||Ashley Tisdale||2|
|Erin Burne||Suzanne Schmidt||2|
|Georgie's muscle||Jaye Razor||2|
|unnamed hooker||Chasty Ballesteros||2|
In the United States
In Northern Ireland
|Katey Petrie||Lilly McDowell||2|
|Mark Petrie||Matthew Alan||2|
|Sister Miriam||Dinah Lenney||2|