MI-5/Spooks Character List
Tom Quinn (Matthew MacFayden):
Head of the MI-5 team, whose job constantly interferes with his personal life.
Zoe Reynolds (Keeley Hawes)
: Part of Tom's team. She is an expert at going undercover, but occasionally makes extremely poor decisions.
Danny Hunter (David Oyelono):
Part of Tom's team. Expert at survaillance and computer hacking. He shares a flat with Zoe.
Harry Pearce (Peter Firth):
Head of the counter-terrorism department, he oversees Tom's missions. His dispassionate judgement leaves no room for personal opinions, only the job to be done.
Malcolm Wynn-Jones (Hugh Simon):
He's a crack gadget maker and back-room analyst. His low-key role is important to the success of the missions.
Tessa Phillips (Jenny Agutter):
Veteran member of MI-5. The younger members look up to her, but she has become bitter because she thought she should have gotten Harry's job.
Ellie Simm (Esther Hall):
Her relationship with Tom puts her and her daughter in danger.
Maisie Simm (Heather Cave):
Ellie's daughter who is also put in danger by her mother's relationship with Tom.
Sam Buxton (Shauna Macdonald):
Sam is young and inexperienced, but eager to please.
Ruth Evershed (Nicola Walker):
Ruth has long wanted to work for MI5 and now that she's got the chance, she shows her expert talent at research analysis.
Christine Dale (Megan Dodds):
CIA operative in the UK who liaises with Tom to share information between the UK and the US.
Vicki Westbrook (Natasha Little):
Tom's carefree doctor girlfriend who fails in her attempts to change him more to her liking.
Adam Carter (Rupert Penry-Jones):
Adam is brought into the counter-terrorism department as Tom's loyalty is questioned.