Character Bio and Images

Louise Ellison

Portrayed By: Jennifer Ferrin

Affiliation/Role: Newspaper Reporter

Duration: Seasons 3-5

Relationships

  • Mate: John Allen Campbell
  • Friend: Eva
  • A driven newspaper reporter covering the railroad’s construction.

    More Characters

    Tao

    Tao's position as a leader and translater for the Chinese laborers poises him as a nemesis to Chang.

    Duration: Season 5

    Mickey McGinnes

    The older, and often wiser, of the McGinnes brothers, who have arrived to seek their fortune and escape the clutches of a dark secret left...

    Duration: Seasons 1-5

    Lilly Bell

    After escaping a violent attack from Indians that left her husband dead, the intelligent and brave Lilly Bell leverages her surveying skills and business aptitudes...

    Duration: Seasons 1 & 2

    Sean McGinnes

    The younger, troublesome, and arguably more ambitious, of the McGinnes brothers, who have arrived to seek their fortune and escape the clutches of a dark...

    Duration: Seasons 1-3

    Cullen Bohannon

    The main protagonist of Hell on Wheels, Cullen Bohannon is a former Confederate soldier and plantation owner from Mississippi who takes up work on the...

    Duration: Seasons 1-5