The Good Wife is an American television series created by husband and wife, Robert and Michelle King. All 156 episodes of the series aired on CBS. The series features actors and actresses such as Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Josh Charles, Mackenzie Vega and many more. La bonne femme premiered on September 22, 2009 and its last episode aired on May 8, 2016.

The Good Wife series tells the story of a woman named Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) who is married to Peter Florrick (Chris Noth), a disgraced former state attorney. Her marriage had been happy until Peter began to deal with a series of humiliating scandals that eventually ruined his career and sent him to jail. Alice must now seek to support herself and her two children. To do this, she had to return to the labor market after having lived 13 years as a good housewife. While her husband faced charges of corruption and prostitution, a prison sentence resulted in her being sentenced to prison, she resumed her career as a lawyer with the firms of

The inspiration behind the series

Michelle and Robert King came up with the idea from the series of various sex scandals they witnessed in the politics of the United States. The Bill Clinton and John Edwards scandals were the most significant, leading them to wonder what happens to the wives of those politicians accused of such crimes. What really questioned them was what the wives of these men did even after these men finally admitted their crimes, knowing that some of these women had put their careers on hold for their husbands to pursue theirs, so what would be next for these women? The couple then decided to create a series based on their assumptions and research into such cases.

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Julianna Margulies as Alicia

As the titular character Good Wife Julianna Margulies played the character of Alicia, the series’ main character and wife of Peter Florrick, who the state’s attorney found guilty of bribery and prostitution. Julianna’s character in The Good Wife can be described as independent, intelligent, and a good woman who protects her children. After her husband’s arrest, she had to take on the role of breadwinner and support her two teenage children, Grace and Zach. In addition, she had to become a working-class woman again after living at home for 13 years. She returned to work at a law firm when she started working at Lockhart Gardner, as an entry-level litigator.

Julianna’s lead role in The Good Wife is one of the best roles in her acting career. It earned him several awards, including a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Television Critics Association award. The mother-of-one is married to Keith Lieberthal. They married on November 10, 2007 and gave birth to their only child in January the following year.

Julianna was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley, New York. Julianna holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. She started acting in 1991 and starred in films such as Evelyn, Snake on a Plane, Guys Up and The Upside. She played the lead role in the television series Canterbury Law and also had a starring role in ER, The Grid and Dietland. She appeared in all 156 episodes of La bonne femme as its main character.

Matt Czuchry as Cary Agos

Matt Czuchry played the role of Cary Agos, a young lawyer who graduated from Harvard Law School. He worked in the same law firm with Alicia and they were in constant rivalry because she had obtained all the positions he was looking for. He was named Cook County’s Assistant Attorney General in the series’ third season, but was soon removed from the position due to working with him. He quit and returned to work at Lockhart Gardner. Matt starred in 154 episodes of The Good Wife, missing out on just two episodes.

The New Hampshire-born actor began his acting career in 2000 and has starred in other television series such as Gilmore GirlsHacking, and Young Americans. He currently plays the lead role in The Resident. He was born on May 20, 1977 to Andrew Czuchrya and Sandra Czuchry. He graduated from the College of Charleston.

Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma

Kalinda Sharma was portrayed by British actress Archie Panjabi. Kalinda Sharma worked at Lockhart Gardner as an internal investigator. Archie’s character in the film is unshakable, ineffable, private, and can get physically violent at times. Even though some of his tactics are quite questionable, there is no doubt that it helped the firm win so many cases and made him a key figure in Lockhart Gardner. Her character doesn’t like to keep close friends but she ended up being close with the star of the show, Alicia. It was later revealed on the show that Sharma had a one-night stand with Alicia’s husband before he met. This damaged Alicia and Sharma’s relationship for a while, but the couple soon reconciled.

The British actress was born in London on May 31, 1972. She graduated from Brunel University and began her acting career in 1995. She has starred in films such as Play it Like BeckhamYasmin, and A Heart powerful. She also plays the role of Nas Kamal in an American television show. Blind spot. In 1998, Archie Panjabi got married to Rajesh Nihalani and they have been together ever since.

Graham Phillips as Zach

Graham Phillips starred as Alice and Peter’s teenage son Zach Florrick in The Good Wife. Graham’s character in the series is stubbornly intelligent and has good moral judgment. Like most teenagers whose fathers are turned away, Zach protects his mother. He is very computer literate and is also interested in his mother’s profession. He ends up going to Georgetown University. Graham Phillips featured in 76 episodes of The Good Wife, from 2009 to 2016.

Graham Phillips is an actor and singer born April 14, 1993, in Orange County, California. The actor, who attended Princeton University, started acting at the age of nine and starred in films including Evan Almighty, XOXO, Blockers and Ben 10: Race Against Time

Makenzie Vega as Grace Florrick

Makenzie Vega is among The Good Wife cast, appearing as Grace Florrick, Alice and Peter’s teenage daughter and Zach’s younger sister. His character is described as compassionate, naive, and friendless. She seemed to be the one who suffered the most after her parents’ separation as she idolized her father. Despite the accusations against her father, which she did not understand, she wanted him to come home.

Mackenzie Vega was born on February 10, 1994 in Los Angeles, California to a Colombian father and an American mother named Gina Rue. She has an older sister named Alexa Vega, who is also an actress. Mackenzie started acting professionally in 1999 when she was just 5 years old. She is currently married to Blair Norfolk; The couple tied the knot in a secret wedding on February 4, 2017. They didn’t go public with their union until three weeks after the wedding.

Josh Charles as Will Gardner

Josh Charles portrayed Will Gardner, a name partner at the Alicia law firm. He was also an old friend of the show’s main character. It was Gardner who helped Alicia get her job at the law firm. And even though he sometimes prefers her, he tries to keep it a secret so his co-workers don’t question his reasons for favoring Alicia. Alicia and Gardner had feelings for each other and they reacted when they started having an affair at the end of the show’s second season. When Grace disappeared at the start of the following season, Alicia ended their relationship stating that she wanted to focus more on her children. In the fifteenth episode of the fifth season. Gardner was shot in the courtroom by Jeffrey Grant (Hunter Parrish),

Josh Charles is an actor born in Maryland and married to Sophie Flack. the couple have two children together. The actor had starred in such films as After Life, Bad People, Adult Beginners, and Amateur. He has also appeared on television shows such as Soirée SportiveMasters of Sex, and Law & Order: True Crime

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart

Christine Baranski appeared in The Good Wife as Diane Lockhart, a high profile partner at the law firm Lockhart Gardner. She is a co-management partner with Will Gardner and they both dated for a while on the show.

Christine was born to Virginie and Lucien Baranski on May 2, 1952 in Buffalo, New York. She is more than an actress, she is also a singer and producer. She was married to actor Matthew Cowles. The two men were married from October 1983 until the day of Matthew’s death, May 22, 2014. They have two daughters, Isabel and Lily. Isabel is a lawyer who was born in 1984, while Lily was born in 1987 and chose the same career path as her parents by becoming an actress.

Is the TV series over or is there a sequel?

After producing seven seasons of the series, CBS announced on February 7, 2016 that the show would end with its seventh season as its final season. However, a spin-off and sequel to the show, The Good Fight, debuted on February 19, 2017.

The sequel stars The Good Wife alu, Christine Baranski and franchise newcomers Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Michael Sheen, Erica Tazel, Justin Bartha and more.