The 35 Best Fictional Presidents in Movies and TV

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Allison Taylor
> TV show/movie: “24: Redemption” (2008); “24” (2001-2010)
> Portrayed by: Cherry Jones

Allison Taylor becomes the first female president in “24,” the action drama television series starring Kiefer Sutherland as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer. She takes office in the TV movie “24: Redemption” and serves in seasons 7 and 8.

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Andrew Carrington Boone
> TV show/movie: “Swing Vote” (2008)
> Portrayed by: Kelsey Grammer

In this political satire, Grammer plays the incumbent Republican president, whose race against a Democratic challenger (Dennis Hopper) will be decided by a single vote by an apolitical no-nothing (Kevin Costner).

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Andrew Shepherd
> TV show/movie: “The American President” (1995)
> Portrayed by: Michael Douglas

In this film the president, played by Michael Douglas, falls for a lobbyist and has to choose between love and career.

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Claire Underwood
> TV show/movie: “House of Cards” (2013-2018)
> Portrayed by: Robin Wright

Claire Underwood is the wife of Frank Underwood in the TV show “House of Cards.” Both are ruthless schemers and after becoming his vice-president, she succeeds him in the Oval Office.

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Conrad Dalton
> TV show/movie: “Madam Secretary” (2014-2019)
> Portrayed by: Keith Carradine

Keith Carradine plays Conrad Dalton in this popular TV series. As president, he’s the boss of Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, portrayed by Téa Leoni. McCord succeeds Dalton as president herself in Season 6 (the final season) of the show.

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