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House of Cards: Chapter 1

Since winning the election, the President hasn't been keeping the promises he has made. When he refuses to promote Frank to Secretary of State, Frank and his wife plan to re-write the rule book when it comes to politics.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Friday February 01st, 2013

Director: David Fincher
Writer: Beau Willimon


  • Currently 8.9/10
8.9/10 (7 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Boris McGiver
As Tom Hammerschmidt
Recurring
Brian Foreman
As Politician
Recurring
Chance Kelly
As Steve
Recurring
Chuck Cooper
As Barney Hull
Recurring
Dan Ziskie
As VP Matthews
Recurring
Dave Fairbanks
As Politican
Recurring
Elizabeth Norment
As Nancy Kaufberger
Recurring
Francie Swift
As Felicity Holburn
Recurring
Jayne Atkinson
As Catherine Durant
Recurring
Karl Kenzler
As Sen. Charles Holburn
Recurring
Kevin Kilner
As Michael Kern
Recurring
Kristen Connolly
As Christina Gallagher
Recurring
Maryann Plunkett
As Evelyn Baxter
Recurring
Melissa Panos
As White House Reporter
Recurring
Michael Gill
As President Garrett Walker
Recurring
Micheila Leighland
As Opera VIP
Recurring
Nathan Ferguson
As Staffer
Recurring
Reed Birney
As Rep. Donald Blythe
Recurring
Reg E. Cathey
As Freddy
Recurring
Reuel Pendleton
As Staffer
Recurring
Sebastian Arcelus
As Lucas Goodwin
Recurring
Tom Gambrill
As Newspaper Reporter
Recurring
Carl Schurr
As Chief Justice
Charlie Dreizen
As 20-Year-Old Hit & Run Driver
Dani Englander
As 1st Lady Patricia Walker
Frances Mitchell
As Sue Warton
Gary Moore (4)
As Jack Warton
Matthew Bowerman
As Tech Guy
Samuel Maupin
As Minister
Samuel Ray Gates
As Police Officer
Steven Ted Beckler
As Henry Chapman

Uncredited
Anita Moore
As Outgoing First Lady
Recurring
Doug Henderson
As Opera Patron
Recurring
Jaci Jones
As Staffer
Recurring
Joanna Becker
As Herald Staffer
Recurring
Robert Lucas Nelson
As Parishoner
Recurring
Donald Imm
As Press Corp
James Cottingham
As Politician
Juan Eloy Carrera
As Ballroom Attendee
Katrinka Stringfield
As Parishioner
Lawrence Whitener
As N.Y.Eve Partygoer
Meg Scanlon
As Hit and Run Witness
Main Cast
Kevin Spacey
As Frank Underwood
Robin Wright
As Claire Underwood
Kate Mara
As Zoe Barnes
Corey Stoll
As Russo
Constance Zimmer
As Janine Skorsky
Michael Kelly (1)
As Doug Stamper
Sakina Jaffrey
As Linda Vasquez
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerMichael Dobbs  |  David Fincher  |  Eric Roth  |  Joshua Donen  |  Dana Brunetti  |  Kevin Spacey  |  John Melfi  |  Andrew Davies  |  Beau Willimon
Co-Executive ProducerRick Cleveland  |  Sarah Treem
ProducerKeith Huff
Co-ProducerPeter Mavromates
CastingLaray Mayfield
Unit Production ManagerJohn Melfi
Staff WriterSam Forman
MusicJeff Beal
Costume DesignerTom Broecker
Construction CoordinatorMike Davis (1)
LeadmanJohn Millard
Story EditorKate Barnow
Art DirectorHalina Gebarowicz  |  Steve Arnold (1)
Assistant Production CoordinatorAnn Christman
Costume SupervisorDerek Sullivan (2)
Department Head HairSean Flanigan
Set DresserJason Wicksell  |  Gordon McVay  |  Jim McPherson
CostumerKatie Howard
Department Head Make-upTania McComas
Assistant Property MasterKristine Kilpe
Key CostumerMara Majorowicz
B Camera 1st AssistantKurt Parlow
Stage ForemanRandall Herbert
Assistant Unit Production ManagerDon J. Hug
Created For Television ByBeau Willimon
"A" Camera 2nd AssistantIan Axilrod
SeamstressLouise Lewis (2)
Based On The Novels ByMichael Dobbs
Based On The Mini-series ByAndrew Davies
Additional CostumerDeb Dalton
Base Camp Generator OperatorWade Tyree
Additional 1st AccountantVenus Ventura
Scenic Gang BossKeith Weaver
 
Warning: House of Cards season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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