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Six Feet Under (2001 - 2005)

Six Feet Under (2001 - 2005)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

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Life---and death---at a family-owned funeral home in Los Angeles plays out in this provocative, at times macabre series created by Oscar-winning screenwriter Alan Ball (`American Beauty'). A recipient of several Emmys, it's a compelling, superbly acted drama laced with considerable wit and poignancy. Each episode begins with a fresh corpse (including the clan's patriarch in the premiere), which usually has something to do with the ongoing dysfunction in and around the Fisher household.

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Critics Consensus: Six Feet Under offers a fitting end for the Fishers by concluding the way it began: an unexpectedly beautiful rumination on life, death and grief.

2005, HBO, 12 episodes

Critics Consensus: Six Feet Under overreaches in its fourth season, with twists and story arcs that feel more contrived than compelling, though its willingness to venture boldly into the dark also proves occasionally exhilarating.

2004, HBO, 12 episodes

Critics Consensus: Six Feet Under's third season dials down the comedy in favor of creepier narratives -- a challenge its cast is more than up to.

2003, HBO, 13 episodes

Critics Consensus: Six Feet Under's deliberately paced second season is less endearing than the first, but the engaging ensemble remain reason enough to watch.

2002, HBO, 13 episodes

Critics Consensus: Six Feet Under's unusual setting provides a perfect backdrop for the macabre meditations on mortality made by its brilliant, brooding cast.

2001, HBO, 13 episodes


Peter Krause
as Nate Fisher
Michael C. Hall
as David Fisher
Frances Conroy
as Ruth Fisher
Lauren Ambrose
as Claire Fisher
Rachel Griffiths
as Brenda Chenowith
Freddy Rodriguez
as Federico Diaz
Richard Jenkins
as Nathaniel Fisher Sr.
Mathew St. Patrick
as Keith Charles
Ben Foster
as Russell
Justina Machado
as Vanessa Diaz
Jeremy Sisto
as Billy Chenowith
Joanna Cassidy
as Margaret Chenowith
Lili Taylor
as Lisa Kimmel Fisher
Chris Messina
as Ted Fairwell
Patricia Clarkson
as Sarah O'Conner
Robert Foxworth
as Bernard Chenowith
Rainn Wilson
as Arthur Martin
James Cromwell
as George Sibley
Ivonne Coll
as Vanessa's Therapist
Kathy Bates
as Bettina
Ed O'Ross
as Nikolai
Mo Collins
as Charity Organizer
Kathy Bates
as Bettina
Garrison Hershberger
as Matthew Gilardi
Tim Maculan
as Father Jack
Dina Waters
as Tracy Montrose Blair
Aysia Polk
as Taylor
David Noroña
as Gary Deitman
Anne Ramsay
as Jackie Feldman
Arye Gross
as Frank Muehler
Grant Show
as Scott Axelrod
Geoffrey Nauffts
as AVM Specialist
Beverly Todd
as Lucille Charles
Julie White
as Mitzi Dalton Huntley
Wendy Schaal
as Vickie Dimas
Brian Poth
as Marc Foster
Jenna Fischer
as Sharon Kinney
Matt Malloy
as Roger Pasquese
Bill Cobbs
as Mr. Jones
Tracy Middendorf
as Adele Swanson
Mare Winningham
as Eileen Piper
Sean O'Bryan
as Tom Wheeler
Kimberlin Ann Brown
as Soap Actress
Dennis Christopher
as Kevin, Kevin Lamb
Jennifer Mason
as Missy Yager
Justine Machado
as Vanessa Diaz
Karmin Murcelo
as Paco's mother
Hayden Tank
as Young Nate
Lisa K. Wyatt
as Kroehner mortician
Nolan North
as Soap Actor
Mary Gross
as Floral instructor
Alexandra Holden
as Becky Maxwell
Veronica Hart
as Viveca St. John
Chandler Swanson
as Mark Devine
John Capodice
as Tommy Romano
Jake Gridley
as Anthony Finelli
Manuel E. Urrego
as Dance Teacher
Missy Yager
as Jennifer
C.J. Sanders
as Anthony
Sandra Purpuro
as Barbara Romano
Harriet Sansom Harris
as Catherine Collins
Arthur Taxier
as Marcus Foster Sr.
Evan Hander
as Scott Philip Smith
Carol Ann Susi
as Pauline Romano
Page Kennedy
as Josh Langmead
Kendre Berry
as Durrell
Candy Brown Houston
as Det. McBride
Nan Martin
as Rita Piper
Evan Handler
as Scott Smith
Sandra Oh
as Porn Starlet
Ted Marcoux
as Sam Finelli
Glenn Fitzgerald
as Aaron Buchbinder
Sarah Rafferty
as Rachel Mortimer
Matt Ross
as Daniel Showalter
Christina Carlisi
as Judy Romano
Joan McMurtrey
as Patsy Foster
Adam Scott
as Ben Cooper
Anthony Vatsula
as Bob Griffin
Dean Norris
as Det. Shea
Dale Raoul
as Rosemary
Donna Bullock
as Karen Pepper
David Andrews
as Michael Piper
Megan Austin Oberle
as Callie Mortimer
Daniel Zacapa
as Mr. Suarez Jr.
James Pickens Jr.
as Roderick Charles
Jim Ortlieb
as Andrew Wayne Milne
Scott Atkinson
as Kevin Miller
Julie Ariola
as Dorothy Milne
Jim Holmes
as Kevin's Friend #1
Julie Brown
as Sissy Pasquese
Joe Basile
as Morgue Attendant
Deirdre O'Connell
as Isabel Silvera
Judith Baldwin
as Paula Mortimer
Josh Radnor
as Will Jaffe
Tara Karsian
as "Dr. Dave" Coordinator
Jed Allan
as Dr. Feinberg
Anne Dudek
as Allison Williman
Les Brandt
as Window Washer
Mageina Tovah
as Pink Haired Girl
Silas Weir Mitchell
as Dion Corelli
Pamela Bowen
as Friend in Lavender
Graham Beckel
as Carl Williman
Andrew Prine
as Ed Kimmel
Chase Ellison
as Young George
Richard Penn
as Attorney
Lindsey Parks
as Jeannie Fritzen
Maria Carmen
as Graciela
David Knell
as Kevin's Friend #2
Chris Pine
as Young Sam
Tony Perez
as Paco's father
Claudette Sutherland
as Cynthia Showalter
Larry Drake
as Inspector Gerson
John Billingsley
as Boring Man
Ann Cusack
as Linda Hoviak
Zach Shaffer
as Marc's boyfriend
Zachary Quinto
as Hip Student
Amanda Carlin
as Friend in Green
Todd Merrill
as Kevin's Friend #3
Janice Lynde
as Mrs. Sibley
Marty Belafsky
as Bakery Worker
Edward Conery
as Jim Showalter
Patrick Cavanaugh
as Dillon's father
Caroline Lagerfelt
as Alternate Wife
Ken Abraham
as Bowling buddy
David Peterson
as "Nessum Dorma" Soloist
Mike Hagerty
as Tom Jaffe
Brian Stepanek
as Melissa's Ex-Fiance
Bruce Nozick
as Mark Feldman
Joyce Greenleaf
as Mrs. Murdoch
Gwendolyn Whiteside
as Woman on Boat
Paul Hayes
as Joe Marti
Jim Beaver
as Prison Officer
Anna Gunn
as Madeline
Lisa Banes
as Victoria
Christopher Michael
as Deadwagon Attendant
Eric Payne
as Police captain
Tenaya Cleveland
as Massaging Student
Ann Weldon
as Aunt Jeanie
Bahni Turpin
as Wolf's girlfriend
Terence Knox
as Larry Wadd
Mandy June Turpin
as Crying Widow
Lori Alan
as Macy's Saleswoman
Lenny Wolpe
as Gregory Fasteau
David Carrera
as Lisa's Boyfriend
Fred Stoller
as Telemarketer
Momo Tashima
as Mrs. Su
Veronica Lauren
as Dillon's mother
Barbara Tarbuck
as STD Clinic Doctor
Erik Stolhanske
as Man on Boat
Tereza Rizzardi
as Melinda Bloch
Netta Most
as Sylvia Feldman
Van Epperson
as Angry man
Darren Le Gallo
as School Boy No. 1
Jim Ryan
as A/C repairman
Ted Garcia
as TV reporter
Timothy Landfield
as Marv Chenowith
Jessica D. Stone
as Young Brenda
Jason Matthew Smith
as Basher No. 1
Frank Birney
as Walter Kriegenthaler
Nick Toth
as Will's Eulogizer
Colton James
as Josh Feldman
Denalda Williams
as Becky's Manager
as The Crematorium Band
Michael Flynn
as Jan Van Hoozen
Blaine Pate
as Redneck
Jenette Goldstein
as Obstetrician
Melissa Paul
as Female Bruncher
Elaine Kagan
as Eileen Goldberg
Cheryl White
as Abigail
Michael Flynn
as Jan Van Hoozen
Scott Torrence
as School Boy No. 2
Linda Klein
as Delivery room doctor
Elayn Taylor
as Nurse #1
Billy Rieck
as Basher No. 2
Anastasia Basil
as Record Store Cashier
Stephen Snedden
as Alternate Son
Santo C. Ragno
as Gay Bruncher #1
Peggy Miley
as Landlady
Eric Keith
as Newlywed Man
Tate Taylor
as Job Applicant No. 1
Sarah Lancaster
as Alternate Daughter
Alan Lambert
as Gay Bruncher #2
Joel Moore
as Video Clerk
Larry Sullivan
as Deputy Wheeler
Paula Malcomson
as Woman in Bar
Harry S. Murphy
as Kroehner funeral director
Eddie Jemison
as Casket salesman
Luck Hari
as Tahira
Terri Hanauer
as Diane Buckner
Gunther Jensen
as Fundamentalist No. 1
J. Paul Rogen
as Callie's Friend #1
Linda Cevallos
as Teacher's Partner
David Shatraw
as Shiatsu Client
Joel David Moore
as Video Clerk
Mimi Michaels
as Brenda's female client
Lenora May
as Freckles' Mom
Roger Velasco
as Young man with tatoos
David Ursin
as Processing officer
Stewart Skelton
as Fundamentalist No. 2
Jeremy Gushkin
as Student Volunteer
Jeremy Roberts
as Callie's Friend #2
Bill Doyle
as Police Officer
Beans Morocco
as Freckles
Scott Alan Smith
as Job Applicant No. 2
Ben Scott
as Butcher
Raymond O'Connor
as Man on Phone
Alicia McCutcheon
as Soap-Watching Wife
Gary Bristow
as Convenience Store Robber
Bob Richardson
as Homeless Man
Ken Takemoto
as Funeral Guest
Dana Desmond
as Art Teacher
Smith Cho
as Art Student #1
David Doty
as Schaeger
Dennis Cockrum
as Chris Buckner
Ken Davitian
as Krikor Hovanessian
Scott Paetty
as Hairdresser
Violetta Gevorkian
as Anahid Hovanessian
Quinby Jasch
as Hannah Grace
Romy Rosemont
as Professor
Kiyoko Yamaguchi
as Funeral Guest
Shashawnee Hall
as Richard Longmead
Julia Vera
as Cleaning Woman
Shawn Carter Peterson
as Art Student #2
Jonathan Brent
as One-night stand
Dee Freeman
as Susan Longmead
Patrice Walters
as Anesthesiologist
Markus Rudel
as Three-Way Guy
Gail Borges
as Mrs. Tully
Frank Crim
as Convenience store clerk
Christina Cabot
as Hiking Woman
Kyle Mullaney
as Boy Asking for Cheese
Amy Wheaton
as Female Student
Eric Ustian
as Waiter at Resort
Adam Nelson
as Match-Lighting Guy
Ben Weber
as Hiking Man
Eve Sigall
as Bartender
Herschel Bleefeld
as Male Student
Jamie McShane
as Paramedic
Bobbin Bergstrom
as Scrub Nurse
Jack Grinnage
as Minister
Ron Rogge
as Smog Check Technician
Barbara Gruen
as Plan Woman No. 1
Magda Harout
as Anahid's Mother
Bree Michael Warner
as Plan Woman No. 2
Susan Merson
as Realtor
Greg Shamie
as Guy in Car
Evan Arnold
as Graduate
Tim Ryan
as Father with Bird
Jillian Henry
as Daughter
Leo Marks
as Actor with Hat
Sonja Alarr
as Federico's Dance Partner
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