Serial killers are a favourite in fiction. Ranging from the one dimensional slashers of the eighties, to the three dimensional and likeable characters like Dexter, they are a perennial antagonist and sometimes protagonist. Some return to kill again and again.
Recurring Main Besides Michael C. Lee as lab tech Vince Masuka promoted to title credits in season two. Erik King portrayed the troubled Sgt James Doakes for the first two seasons of the show.
Desmond Harrington joined the cast in season three as Joey Quinn ; his name was promoted to the title credits as of season four. Jaime Murray portrayed Lila Tournay in season two, a beautiful but unhinged British artist who becomes obsessed with Dexter.
David Ramseywho plays confidential informant Anton Briggs in season three, returned in season four, becoming romantically involved with Debra Morgan. John Lithgow joined the cast in season four as the "Trinity Killer". Courtney Ford was featured in season four as an ambitious reporter who mixes business with pleasure, getting romantically involved with Quinn while simultaneously fishing for sources and stories.
Julia Stiles joined the cast in season five as Lumen Pierce, a woman who gets involved in a complex relationship with Dexter after the tragedy that culminated the previous season. Season five also had Peter Weller cast as Stan Liddy, a corrupt narcotics cop.
Seasons seven and eight featured multiple guest stars, including Ray Stevenson as Ukrainian mob boss Isaak Sirko, a man with a personal vendetta against Dexter; Yvonne Strahovski as Hannah McKay, the former accomplice of a spree killer; Jason Gedrick as strip club owner George Novikov, also part of the mob; and Charlotte Rampling as Dr.
Evelyn Vogel, a neuropsychiatrist who takes an interest in Dexter. Ronny Cox as the Tooth Fairy killer. Sean Patrick Flanery joins the cast in season eight as John Elway, a private investigator who Debra works for.
In season six, Billy Brown was cast as transferred-in Detective Mike Anderson to replace Debra after her promotion to lieutenant. Crew[ edit ] The main creative forces behind the series were executive producers Daniel CeroneClyde Phillipsand Melissa Rosenberg. Cerone left the show after its second season.
After the conclusion of season five, Chip Johannessen was revealed to be leaving the show after a single run,  and Scott Buck would take over as showrunner from season six. Critical reception[ edit ] Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes scores per season Although reception to individual seasons has varied, the response to Dexter has been positive.
The review aggregator website Metacritic calculated a score of 77 from a possible for season one, based on 27 reviews, making it the third-best reviewed show of the fall season.
The show was declared the ninth-highest rated show for the first 10 years of IMDb. Hall five times in a row, from to Inyear-old Andrew Conley said the show inspired him to strangle his year-old brother. In Julyshe was sentenced to seven years in prison.
After weeks of testimony and gruesome evidence presented in court, Twitchell was found guilty of the planned and deliberate murder of year-old Johnny Altinger on April 12, Dexter Morgan is a serial killer and has no remorse for what he does.
The lives that Dexter takes, however, are not exactly of innocent people. Dexter Morgan murders other murders, rapist, and a plethora of other societal scum.
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Reception He was nominated four times for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama (in , , , and ) and won in Last appearance: Novels: Dexter Is Dead, Television: "Remember the Monsters?", (episode ).
Do-gooder Full Name Dexter Morgan Alias Dexter Origin Dexter (TV series) Occupation Blood Spatter analyst and is a member CSI: Miami and vigilante Powers/Skills Highly intelligent, excellent detective skills, excellent with knives and guns and excellent in hand to hand combat Hobby Eating and Occupation: Blood Spatter analyst and is a member CSI: Miami and vigilante.
The 75 Best TV Shows on Netflix Right Now November The character development of Dexter Morgan over eight seasons was fascinating to follow. and the hero and his companions are well.