Syfy’s Unique “Defiance” Cast

Syfy is introducing its coming series "Defiance", which is also a video game. "Defiance" the game goes live April 2; the show premieres April 15.

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EMPTY_CAPTION"Defiance" the game went live April 2nd and the new show premieres April 15th on Syfy. Irisa, played by Stephanie Leonidas, is a member of an alien race known as "Irathients." Click to see photos of the exciting, unique costumes and characters.
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Datak Tarr, played by Tony Curran, is the right hand and chief advisor to the Mayor of Defiance and the primary figure in Defiance’s underworld, running everything from gambling to weapons smuggling and organized crime.
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Stahma Tarr, played by Jaime Murray, is Datak Tarr’s faithful wife and a high-ranking member of the elite Castithan alien race.
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Joshua Nolan, played by Grant Bowler, is the Chief Lawkeeper in "Defiance."
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Rumor has it that Irisa and Nolan have something of a dark history that will be explored more deeply as the series develops.
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Amanda Rosewater, played by Julie Benz, is the idealistic Mayor of Defiance who is committed to maintaining peace in a deadly new world.
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Tommy Lasalle, played by Dewshane Williams, is a human and lawkeeper in "Defiance." He appears to be a personal protector of the town's mayor and to work closely with Joshua Nolan.
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Kenya Rosewater, played by Mia Kirshner, is the sister of the mayor and runs the town's brothel, the NeedWant.
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Amanda took responsibility serving as a stand-in parent for her sister Kenya.
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Amanda Rosewater, the new mayor of Defiance, is working together with Joshua Nolan, the local lawman, to keep the peace amongst the humans and the aliens.
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Rafe McCawley, played by Graham Greene, is Defiance’s richest and most powerful human – a mine owner whose family has been in this territory for generations.
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The sexual and trouble-making Kenya has a complicated relationship with her older, more responsible sibling, who is the mayor of the struggling town.
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Smart, independent and feisty, Irisa struggles with the weight of her alien upbringing. A drifter since birth, she only stays in Defiance due to the loyalty she feels for Nolan.
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Datak and wife Stahma aim to establish a powerful business in "Defiance," bringing the couple unmatched wealth.
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The main cast in "Defiance" hit screens Monday, April 15th.
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