A cast and character guide for the Fox series 9-1-1 featuring who plays who, information about each character, and other noteworthy information about the show.
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A 911 operator who takes care of her mother, Pat (Mariette Hartley), who has Alzheimer’s, and becomes the girlfriend of Fire Station 118’s youngest recruit, Buck. And through that relationship, her first in a year, she comes back alive. Leading to her, by the end of the first season, coming to the point of wanting to rediscover who she is.
Additional Information About Abby
S1E1: Is 42 and has been single for a year.
S1E3: Her brother’s name is Matt (Doug Savant), and he disparagingly jokes about Abby taking on caring for their mother by calling her a “saint.”
Athena is the female lead of “9-1-1” and is the sole consistent cop representation on the show as well. Throughout the series, we meet her parents, get to know the father of her children, Michael, and her kids, Harry (Marcanthonee Reis) and May (Corinne Mas) as well. But the main part of Athena’s life that is featured is her as a police officer and her friendship with Hen. Her relationship with her kids, and Michael often, are a minor part of her story.
Additional Information About Athena
S1e4: Is noted to be a Sargent.
Her captain’s name is Captain Maynard (Claudia Christian).
S1e6: Her code is 727 L 30
S1e8: Starts dating a man named Aaron (Todd Williams)
S1E9: Is 50
S1E10: Is Baptist
S2E11: Mother’s name is Beatrice (Beverly Todd)
Originally was going to be a lawyer
A girl named Tanya Kingston is why Athena became a cop
S2E1: Had the first divorce in her family
S3E7: Her former fiancée, Emmett (Jeff Pierre), was killed while making a grocery store run for Beatrice on 2/17/1991.
S3E13: Harry is 10 and May 18.
Length of Service (4.2): Has been a cop for over 30 years
Quotes & Gifs
I don’t need you to be brave, I need you to trust me. — Athena (4.2)
May (Corinne Mas)
Michael and Athena’s oldest child.
Gap Year (4.1): With college being online, May decides to take a gap year and work at the 9-1-1 command center with Maddie.
The Original Plan (4.2): May was going to go to USC to focus on Pre-Law or Journalism
In season 1, the newest member of Fire House 118, who quickly makes a name for himself by taking on the most dangerous rescues. Well, that and misusing his position to get with girls. However, between his relationship with Abby and then his sister arriving, Buck matures, and eventually, dating becomes a bit hard for him.
Additional Information About Buck
S1E9: Is 26
S2E11: Mother’s name is Cynthia
Relationship With Parents (4.3): While it is noted Buck’s parents weren’t abusive, it is said they were rather absent and it is hinted Maddie may have something to do with that.
Name of Parents (4.4): Margaret and Philip are Maddie and Buck’s parents
Age (4.5): Is around 29
The Journeys Of Evan Buckley (4.5): In Buck’s life, he has lived in Georgia, Virginia Beach, Florida, Flagstaff, Arizona, Oregon, and in Peru. Also, he has worked as a bartender, doing construction, tried to be a Navy Seal, was a football star in high school, and worked on a dude ranch.
Captain of Fire House 118, when we first meet Bobby, he is dealing with some demons. The kind which almost swallows him whole. However, with time and faith, he finds a way out of the darkness and is the leader, father figure to some, his team needs.
Additional Information About Bobby
S1E5: We’re introduced to his wife Marcy (Laura Allen), daughter Brook (Noelle Parker), and son Bobby Jr. (London Cheshire)
Was captain for around a year at this point (Present Day)
Is from St. Paul, Minnesota and was there 5 years ago
Had an addiction to alcohol and OxyCotton for around 2 years.
148 people died in the father Bobby caused, due to the building not being up to code
Hen is either the first, or one of the first, women to join the 118. Which, at the time of her being hired, caused quite a stir and led to more than adversity, but harassment. However, thanks to Chim, and being bold in the face of a captain who was trying to get her to quit, Hen becomes the second-longest member of the 118.
Outside of work, Hen is a wife, co-parents a young boy named Denny that she adopted from a previous relationship, and is married to a woman named Karen. She is also Athena’s best friend, and probably Chim’s as well.
Additional Information About Hen
S2E7: Her father’s name is Bryan (Myles Cranford)
S2E9: Her first captain was Captain Gerrard (Brian Thompson), who was a real piece of work.
Used to be a pharma rep
S3E8: The episode in which Hen accidentally kills Evelyn (Annie Thurman)
The New Baby (4.3): Hen and Karen’s new baby is named Nia.
Dr. Henrietta (4.3): Hen’s storyline of being at medical school really kicks in gear.
Meet Sydney (4.3): Sydney (Vanessa Marano), is a classmate of Hen, in Dr. Langford’s class, who is a piece of work. Why? Well, because she has the BRCA1 gene, just went through a double mastectomy, and RRSO surgery, and with all the sacrifices she has made, her fear of not living beyond 35, paired with thinking Hen will slow her down, it causes her to act very bratty until Hen figures out Sydney’s truth.
Mom (4.7): We meet Hen’s mother Toni (Marsha Warfield) who formerly worked as a Las Vegas card dealer.
Of all the members of the 118, Chim has been part of the station for the longest. One could also say, of all the members of the 118, Chim may have gone through the most trauma. For whether it is physical harm, due to his relationships, or his upbringing, Chim has gone through a lot. He even almost died multiple times.
Additional Information About Chim
S1E3: We meet his former girlfriend, Tatiana (Rachel Breitag), who he is head over heels for and tries to impress by making himself out to sound similar to Buck.
S2E12: Was raised by Kevin (James Chen) and Ann Lee (Freda Foh Shen), alongside their son John (Kelvin Han Yee).
The person who mentored him, and led to him becoming a paramedic was Eli (Mac Brandt).
The episode takes place in 2005, and Chim, then Howard Han, was attempting to be an entrepreneur trying to sell sleeved blankets.
Howard notes he has been hustling since he was 16
Family is from Seoul
Albert, Han’s younger brother, is first introduced.
It is noted Han’s mother is dead, but father very much alive.
S3E11: Albert (John Harlan Kim) is 20 years old and never met his half brother, Chim.
It is revealed Chim’s mom died weeks before his 15th birthday, and the reason he didn’t go back to Seoul was his mother. Also, part of the reason Chim and Albert’s father was so upset with her, maybe Chim in extension, is he wanted to go back to Seoul, and the dual defiance upset him.
New Girlfriend (4.7): Albert starts seeing Veronica (Keane Marie), who went on a bad date with Buck.
Daughter (4.9): His daughter, Jee-Yun Buckley-Han is born, and named after his mother.
Quotes & Gifs
I don’t know when that went from being a biological fact to an emotional reality. — Chim (4.9)
Hen’s first love who is in prison when we first met her. However, when she gets on parole, there is an attempt to reconcile with Hen, and that threatens Hen’s marriage. Including getting their son’s, her biological son, the father involved.
Additional Information About Eva
S2E5: Denny’s biological father is a man named Nathaniel (Troy Winbush)
He is a home depot manager, and his wife’s ovarian cancer is what led to him hooking up with Eva. But, now he has recovered from his demons.
Introduced in season 2, Eddie is a veteran who, like Buck, often does the riskier jobs and rescue missions. This may come as a surprise considering his son, Christopher (Gavin McHugh) he is raising on his own, and he barely survived one of his last tours.
Additional Information About Eddie
S2E7: His wife, Shannon (Devin Kelley), and he had marital problems due to Eddie being a provider but not really there to help raise their son, who has cerebral palsy. Which for Shannon was a lot to deal with on her own, and then with her mother getting sick, she coerced Eddie to step up.
S2E2: Christopher is 7
S2E4: Is Hispanic
Christopher’s cerebral palsy was caused by being stuck in the birth canal
S3E2: We’re introduced to an eventual friend, from station 136, Lena (Ronda Rousey), who helps him deal with the events of season 2.
S3E12: We meet Ana Flores (Gabrielle Walsh), who is Christopher’s teacher, and a potential love interest.
Dr. Flores (4.6): Ana returns to the show and reveals she has a doctorate now and is the vice-principal at Adams Elementary.
Buck’s older sister, who moves from Pennsylvania, due to her abusive husband, Doug. In PA, she was a nurse, but in Los Angeles, she takes on the role Abby played in terms of showing us what 911 operators go through. Also, she becomes Chim’s love interest.
Additional Information About Maddie
S2E6: Her boss is named Sue (Debra Christofferson)
S2E10: Her abusive ex-husband is Doug (Matthew Clark)
Full name, Doug Kendall
S3E12: We get to really know her work friend Josh (Bryan Safi), who is gay, single, and goes through a whole lot towards the end of season 3. As does Maddie, who, in general, goes through the most dramatic storylines, and often Chim finds himself a part of them.
S3E10: Met Doug when she was 19
S3E11: Can’t cook
Age (4.4): Is about 38 years old
Brother Daniel (4.5): The story of what happened to Daniel is revealed in full. He died at age 8, Buck was born when Daniel was 7, and part of the reason for Buck being born might have been to help with Daniel’s Juvenile Leukemia since no one else in the family was a match.
Quotes & Gifs
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear
First Aired (FOX)
Groups & Organizations
The fire station Bobby, Buck, Chim, Hen, and Eddie are stationed at.