Wes Lawrenceplayed by Barry Sloane
With close ties to the President and the various corridors of power, Defense Department operative Wes must navigate the murky, dirty battlefield of politics in order to fight back against the Enemy. Unfortunately, this invisible battle puts him back in temptation’s way with Claire, his former lover. Now, Wes must learn not only to be a hero to the world, but a hero to his own family.
Barry was born and raised in Liverpool, England. He made his American pilot season debut in 2012 landing the role of “Boyo” in the pilot, Gotham, for ABC and Twentieth Century Fox, directed by Francis Lawrence. This followed his first feature film, Penthouse North, directed by Joseph Ruben, in which he played the leading role of “Chad” opposite Michael Keaton and Michelle Monaghan. He made his Broadway debut as “Troy Whitworth” in the Tony-nominated Jerusalem at the Music Box Theatre — a role that he created for the original award winning production at The Royal Court Theatre, and reprised in London’s West End at The Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue.
He has worked extensively on television in the UK appearing as a regular character in such series as Holby City, Hollyoaks and Brookside, as well as guest lead appearances in Father Brown, DCI Banks, Doctors, The Bill, Casualty, The Courtroom, I’m a Juvenile Delinquent – Jail Me, the BAFTA-nominated Pleasureland, and In His Life – The John Lennon Story. He can also be seen in the BAFTA award winning film Mark of Cain and made his West End debut in 2006 playing “Sammy” in Blood Brothers.
Barry Sloane most recently appeared in the last two seasons of ABC’s hit drama Revenge as Aiden Mathis.