"The Good Wife" cast members include Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Christine Baranski, Archie Panjabi and Josh Charles. Others include Alan Cumming, Makenzie Vega, Chris Noth, Graham Phillips and Zach Grenier.
Recurring cast members include Matthew Goode, Mike Coler, Michael J. Fox, Jerry Adler and Titus Welliver. Others are Ben Rappaport, Gary Cole, Chris Butler and Tim Guinee. David Fonteno, David Paymer and Denis O'Hare have played judges on the show. Famous actors such as Parker Posey, Taye Diggs, Matthew Perry and Kristin Chenoweth have all made appearances on the show.
Julianna Marguilies plays lead character Alicia Florrick, wife to former states attorney Peter Florrick, played by Chris Noth. In her role as the "good wife," she faces the challenges of balancing life as a career woman with that of motherhood, while living under the controversial spotlight created by her husband's affairs and scandals. The show also focuses on the daily work dramas occurring at the law offices of Stern, Lockhart and Gardner.
"The Good Wife" was created by Michelle King and Robert King. It has been shot in various locations around New York as well as in Chicago, Illinois. The pilot episode aired on Sept. 22, 2009. As of 2015, the show is heading into its seventh season.