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Main cast members (L–R) Valdes, Panabaker, Cavanagh, Gustin, Martin, Patton, and Cosnett at PaleyFest 2015
Main cast members (L–R) Valdes, Panabaker, Cavanagh, Gustin, Martin, Patton, and Cosnett at PaleyFest 2015

The Flash is an American television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character the Flash. The series premiered on The CW television network in the United States on October 7, 2014, and has concluded its seventh season. The series is a spin-off from Arrow, and set in the same fictional universe.

The following is a list of characters who have appeared in the television series. Many of the characters appearing in the series are based on DC Comics characters.

Overview

Legend
  = Main cast (credited)
  = Recurring cast (4+)
  = Guest cast (1-3)
Cast and characters in The Flash
Character Portrayed by Seasons
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Main characters

Barry Allen / The Flash[a]

Grant Gustin Main
Savitar Does not appear Recurring Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Iris West-Allen[b] Candice Patton Main
Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost / Frost[c] Danielle Panabaker Main
Eddie Thawne[d] Rick Cosnett Main Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Cisco Ramon / Vibe / Mecha-Vibe[e] Carlos Valdes Main Does not appear
Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash[f] Tom Cavanagh Main Guest[g][h] Main Recurring[i] Guest[j] Recurring Does not appear
Harrison Wells (Earth-1 > Earth Prime) Guest Does not appear Main [k] Does not appear
Harrison "Harry" Wells (Earth-2) Does not appear Main Recurring Main Guest Recurring Guest Does not appear
Harrison "H.R" Wells (Earth-19) Does not appear Main Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Harrison Sherloque Wells (Earth-221) Does not appear Main Guest Does not appear
Harrison Nash Wells Does not appear Main [l] Does not appear
Joe West[m] Jesse L. Martin Main Recurring
Wally West / Kid Flash Keiynan Lonsdale Does not appear Main[n] Guest Does not appear Guest
Clifford DeVoe / Thinker Neil Sandilands Does not appear Main Does not appear
Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man Hartley Sawyer Does not appear Recurring Main Stand-in Does not appear
Cecile Horton Danielle Nicolet Guest Does not appear Recurring Main
Nora West-Allen / XS Jessica Parker Kennedy Does not appear Recurring Main Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Orlin Dwyer / Cicada Chris Klein Does not appear Main Does not appear
Mar Novu / Monitor LaMonica Garrett Does not appear Guest Main Does not appear
Mobius / Anti-Monitor Does not appear Main Does not appear
Eva McCulloch / Mirror Monarch Efrat Dor Does not appear Main Does not appear
Allegra Garcia Kayla Compton Does not appear Recurring Main
Chester P. Runk Brandon McKnight Does not appear Guest Main
Mark Blaine / Chillblaine Jon Cor Does not appear Recurring Main[1]
Recurring characters
Nora Allen Michelle Harrison Recurring Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Speed Force Does not appear Guest Does not appear Guest Recurring Guest Does not appear
Joan Williams Does not appear Guest Does not appear
David Singh Patrick Sabongui Recurring Guest Recurring Guest
Henry Allen (Earth-1) John Wesley Shipp Recurring Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Jay Garrick / Flash (Earth-3) Does not appear Guest Recurring Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Barry Allen / Flash (Earth-90) Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Oliver Queen / The Hood / Arrow / Green Arrow / Spectre Stephen Amell Recurring Guest Does not appear Guest
Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm / Deathstorm Robbie Amell Recurring Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Leonard Snart / Captain Cold (Earth-1) Wentworth Miller Recurring Guest Does not appear
Leo Snart (Earth-X) Does not appear Guest Does not appear
General Wade Eiling Clancy Brown Recurring Does not appear
Mason Bridge Roger Howarth Recurring Does not appear
Martin Stein / Firestorm Victor Garber Recurring Guest Does not appear
Linda Park (Earth-1) Malese Jow Recurring Guest Does not appear
Linda Park / Doctor Light (Earth-2) Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Kendra Saunders / Hawkgirl Ciara Renée Guest Recurring Does not appear
Tina McGee Amanda Pays Guest Recurring Does not appear
Hunter Zolomon / Zoom Teddy Sears Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Patty Spivot Shantel VanSanten Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Francine West Vanessa A. Williams Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Jesse Wells / Jesse Quick Violett Beane Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Julian Albert / Alchemy Tom Felton Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Cynthia / Gypsy Jessica Camacho Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Tracy Brand Anne Dudek Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Gregory Wolfe Richard Brooks Guest[o] Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Marlize DeVoe Kim Engelbrecht Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Matthew Norvok Mark Sweatman Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Sharon Finkel Donna Pescow Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Amunet Black Katee Sackhoff Does not appear Recurring Does not appear Guest Does not appear
Officer "Jonesy" Jones Klarc Wilson Does not appear Guest Recurring Does not appear
Trevor Shinick Everick Golding Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Vanessa Ambres Lossen Chambers Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Grace Gibbons / Cicada II Islie Hirvonen Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Sarah Carter Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Kamilla Hwang Victoria Park Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Ramsey Rosso / Bloodwork Sendhil Ramamurthy Does not appear Recurring Does not appear Guest
Daisy Korber Stephanie Izsak Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Esperanza Garcia / Ultraviolet Alexa Barajas Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Alexa Rivera / Fuerza Sara Garcia Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Bashir Malik / Psych Ennis Esmer Does not appear Recurring Guest Does not appear
Deon Owens Christian Magby Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Kristen Kramer Carmen Moore Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Sue Dearbon Natalie Dreyfuss Does not appear Guest Recurring Does not appear
Despero Tony Curran Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Taylor Downs Rachel Drance Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Mona Taylor / Queen Agam Darshi Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Tinya Wazzo / Phantom Girl Mika Abdalla Does not appear Recurring Does not appear
Meena Dhawan / Fast Track Kausar Mohammed Does not appear Recurring Does not appear

Main characters

Barry Allen / Flash

Main article: Barry Allen (Arrowverse)

Further information: Flash (Barry Allen)

Bartholomew Henry "Barry" Allen (portrayed by Grant Gustin; seasons 1–9) (portrayed by Logan Williams as a child; recurring: season 1; guest: season 2) is the main protagonist of the series. He is an awkward assistant crime-scene investigator (CSI) for the Central City Police Department (CCPD) who moonlights as the Flash. Barry is traumatized as a child when his mother Nora is murdered by the Reverse-Flash. His father, Henry, is framed for the crime. Joe West becomes Barry's adopted father, and Barry tries to discover what happened that night. He first appears in Arrow, personally investigating a superhuman-related crime in Starling City. Barry is a fan of the Arrow's exploits and learns Oliver Queen is the vigilante; they become good friends. Sometime after Barry returns to Central City, he is struck in his laboratory by lightning which was affected by dark matter from the explosion of the S.T.A.R. Lab's particle accelerator.

Savitar

Further information: Savitar (comics)

Gustin also portrays Savitar (voiced by Tobin Bell in his exosuit and Andre Tricoteux in the character's initial portrayal; recurring: season 3; guest: season 5), a temporal duplicate of Barry from a possible future created due to a bootstrap paradox and the main antagonist of season three.[2]

Iris West-Allen

Main article: Iris West-Allen (Arrowverse)

Further information: Iris West

Candice Patton
Candice Patton

Iris Ann West-Allen (portrayed by Candice Patton; seasons 1–9) is the daughter of detective Joe West and later the wife of Barry Allen. She is a reporter, and in later seasons, forms Team Citizen and eventually heads Central City Citizen Media. She is based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost / Frost

Further information: Killer Frost

Danielle Panabaker
Danielle Panabaker

Dr. Caitlin Snow (portrayed by Danielle Panabaker; seasons 1–9) is a bioengineer who works at S.T.A.R. Labs and is the daughter of scientists Thomas Snow and Carla Tannhauser. She develops a violent metahuman alter-ego known as Killer Frost, and they eventually split into two bodies. They are based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

Eddie Thawne

Rick Cosnett
Rick Cosnett

Eddie Thawne (portrayed by Rick Cosnett; main: season 1; recurring: season 8; guest: seasons 2–3) is a CCPD detective who transferred from Keystone City who is initially romantically involved with Iris.

Cosnett was originally slated to portray Jay Garrick in the pilot before the character was changed to Eddie Thawne.[4] Many speculated his character to be the Reverse-Flash in disguise, due to his last name and appearance.[5] His name is referred on Earth-2 from a list of contacts on a phone at Barry's and Iris's home, implying his Earth-2 doppelgänger's existence.[3]

Cisco Ramon / Vibe / Mecha-Vibe

Further information: Vibe (comics)

Carlos Valdes
Carlos Valdes

Francisco Baracus "Cisco" Ramon (portrayed by Carlos Valdes; seasons 1–7) is a mechanical engineering genius who works at S.T.A.R. Labs, also known by the superhero codename Vibe and later Mecha-Vibe. He develops a romantic relationship with Gypsy and later Kamilla Hwang. He is based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash

Main article: Eobard Thawne (Arrowverse)

Further information: Eobard Thawne

Tom Cavanagh portrays both Eobard Thawne and Harrison Wells in the series
Tom Cavanagh portrays both Eobard Thawne and Harrison Wells in the series

Eobard Thawne (portrayed by Tom Cavanagh in the form of Harrison Wells; main: seasons 1–6; recurring: season 8; guest: season 7) and by Matt Letscher in his original likeness; guest: seasons 1–3 & 8) is a time-traveling criminal, a future descendant of Eddie Thawne, and the archenemy of Barry Allen. He is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and is the main antagonist of the series.

Harrison Wells

Main article: Harrison Wells

Harrison Wells (portrayed by Tom Cavanagh; seasons 1–7) is, on most Earths in the multiverse, the mind and money behind the S.T.A.R. Labs particle accelerator in Central City. He is an original character created for the series.[6]

Joe West

Main article: Joe West (Arrowverse)

Jesse L. Martin
Jesse L. Martin

Joseph "Joe" West (portrayed by Jesse L. Martin; main: seasons 1–8;[7] recurring: season 9) is a CCPD detective, father of Iris, Wally and Jenna West, and legal guardian to Barry Allen following Nora Allen's death and Henry Allen's incarceration.[8] He develops a romantic relationship with Cecile. He also later succeeds David Singh as police captain and is succeeded by Kristin Kramer following his retirement.

Wally West / Kid Flash

Further information: Wally West and Wallace West (comics)

Keiynan Lonsdale
Keiynan Lonsdale

Wallace "Wally" West (portrayed by Keiynan Lonsdale; main: seasons 2–4; guest: seasons 5–6 & 9) is Iris's previously unknown brother and Joe's son,[10][11] described as "a bit of a wayward kid who has some attitude problems and some authority issues and is quick with a sassy remark".[12] He develops speedster abilities (which originated from the Flashpoint timeline) through Doctor Alchemy and begins assisting Barry as Kid Flash.

Lonsdale also stars as the character on Legends of Tomorrow and originally auditioned to portray Jefferson "Jax" Jackson.[13] He did not return full-time for season five due to wanting to seek other acting opportunities.[14] It was always intended for Wally to be the son of Joe and brother of Iris, which differs from the character's comic history, as the producers felt it "weird" for second seasons of television series to introduce previously unmentioned cousins of established characters.[11] The character inspired another character of the same name following DC's New 52 relaunch.[15]

Clifford DeVoe / Thinker

Further information: Thinker (DC Comics)

Clifford DeVoe (portrayed by Neil Sandilands; season 4) is a mild-mannered professor and metahuman with superhuman intelligence, who seeks to fix all that he deems wrong with humanity as the Thinker and the main antagonist of season four.[16][17][18] His character was foreshadowed by Abra Kadabra and Savitar as Team Flash's future adversary. He and his wife Marlize create a "Thinking Cap" and exploit the particle accelerator to power it, but its dark matter drains energy from his body and leaves him with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. They build a hover-chair to enhance him, but he develops a god complex and becomes apathetic and emotionless. He orchestrates Barry's release from the Speed Force to create 12 specific metahumans, who he then steals the bodies of in order to gain their powers.

Kendrick Sampson,[19] Sugar Lyn Beard,[20] Miranda MacDougall, Arturo Del Puerto, and Hartley Sawyer portray DeVoe in different host bodies.

Cecile Horton

Further information: Cecile Horton

Cecile Horton (portrayed by Danielle Nicolet; main: seasons 5–9; guest: season 1; recurring: seasons 3–4) is the Central City district attorney and a close friend of Joe West. She would occasionally offer him legal advice, and they eventually begin dating. While pregnant with his daughter Jenna, she becomes a metahuman and develops empathic abilities and later telekinesis. Because of this, she begins specializing in metahuman cases. She often assists Team Flash and Team Citizen, and also has an older daughter named Joanie.

Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man

Further information: Elongated Man

Ralph Dibny (portrayed by Hartley Sawyer; main: seasons 5–6;[21] recurring: season 4) is a private investigator specializing in infidelity cases and metahuman with the ability to stretch his body to superhuman lengths and sizes, also allowing him to morph into other people.[22][23] He was previously a detective for the CCPD until Barry exposed him for planting evidence. He acquires his powers through exposure to dark matter (which was set up by the Thinker) and stabilizes at S.T.A.R. Labs, where Barry decides to give him a second chance. He becomes an asset to Team Flash known as the Elongated Man. In subsequent seasons, he develops a partnership with Sue Dearbon.

Nora West-Allen / XS

Further information: Dawn Allen and XS (comics)

Jessica Parker Kennedy
Jessica Parker Kennedy

Nora West-Allen (portrayed by Jessica Parker Kennedy; main: season 5; recurring: seasons 4, 7–8) is introduced as a mysterious girl with super-speed.[24] She is first seen at Barry and Iris's wedding and interacts with Team Flash throughout the season. After helping Barry stop the Thinker's satellite, she reveals herself as his and Iris's daughter from 2049. Since she is from the future, certain actions in the present change major parts of her history over the course of the series. Her lightning is initially yellow and purple, referencing both of her parents' lightnings.[25] Season eight establishes her as lesbian.[26]

Orlin Dwyer / Cicada

Further information: Cicada (character)

Chris Klein
Chris Klein

Orlin Dwyer (portrayed by Chris Klein; season 5) is the main antagonist of the first half of season five.[27][28] He gets his abilities after being struck by a fragment of the Thinker's satellite, which also leaves his niece Grace in a coma. Enraged by this and the loss of her mother (his sister) to an earlier metahuman incident, he vows to exterminate all metahumans using a telekinetic dagger that can nullify their abilities. Team Flash dubs him "Cicada". Secretly, he and Grace are aided by Dr. Ambres.

Mar Novu / Monitor

Further information: Monitor (Mar Novu)

Monitor (portrayed by LaMonica Garrett; main: season 6; guest: season 5) is a multiversal being who uses the Book of Destiny to test Earths to see if they are capable of facing an upcoming crisis. Notably, he destroys Earth-90 and gives the Book of Destiny to John Deegan to test Earth-1's heroes.

Mobius / Anti-Monitor

Further information: Anti-Monitor

The Anti-Monitor (portrayed by LaMonica Garrett; season 6) is a multiversal being who plots to destroy all the Earths in the multiverse with his anti-matter powers so that only the anti-matter universe remains.

Eva McCulloch / Mirror Monarch

Efrat Dor who plays Eva McCulloch in the Arrowverse
Efrat Dor who plays Eva McCulloch in the Arrowverse

Eva McCulloch (portrayed by Efrat Dor; seasons 6–7) is a quantum engineer, co-founder of McCulloch Technologies, and the wife of its CEO Joseph Carver who has been trapped in the Mirrorverse since the particle acceleration explosion. She begins pulling people in (notably Iris) and creates mirror imposters of those people to aid in her escape so that she may have revenge against Carver for abandoning her. She later discovers that she herself is a mirror duplicate and that the real Eva died during the explosion, and plots to replace everybody with mirror duplicates as Mirror Monarch.

She is based on the DC Comics character Evan McCulloch / Mirror Master and is the main antagonist of the second half of season six and the first three episodes of season seven.[29]

Allegra Garcia

Further information: Allegra Garcia

Allegra Garcia (portrayed by Kayla Compton; main: seasons 7–9; recurring: season 6) is a young metahuman with abilities based on the electromagnetic spectrum with dreams of becoming a reporter after seeing Iris's first article on The Flash. She was previously incarcerated at Iron Heights for involvement with a gang known as the Arañas alongside her cousin Esperanza, with whom she has a strained relationship. Barry and Cecile have her exonerated after Esperanza frames her for murder, and she becomes an asset to Team Flash and Team Citizen. She also bonds with Nash after discovering that he was a father figure to her Earth-719 counterpart Maya. In subsequent seasons, Allegra's powers evolve and she also undertakes greater responsibility at Iris's new Central City Citizen Media and develops a close relationship with Chester.

Chester P. Runk

Further information: Chunk (character)

Chester P. Runk (portrayed by Brandon McKnight; main: seasons 7–9; guest: season 6) is a scientist with an online following who believes in open-source code. He meets Team Flash after accidentally opening a black hole that fuses with his consciousness and is left in a catatonic state (though Flash is able to reverse this). After stabilizing in S.T.A.R. Labs for several weeks, Cecile helps him put his life back together, and he begins assisting Team Flash as a tech specialist. Meeting his heroes greatly excites him. He also develops a close relationship with Allegra.

Mark Blaine / Chillblaine

Further information: Chillblaine

Mark Blaine / Chillblaine (portrayed by Jon Cor; main: season 9;[30] recurring: seasons 7–8) is a former Ivo Laboratories scientist who was fired for creating a microchip that he used to enhance his cryogenic technology. Calling himself Chillblaine, he steals it back and frames Frost for a murder. However, his infatuation and continued run-ins with her convince him to become a better person, and they eventually enter a romantic relationship. He also begins assisting Team Flash. When Frost passes fighting Deathstorm, he and Caitlin dedicate themselves to resurrecting her. In season 9, Mark becomes angry at Barry for interfering of getting Frost back and never forgive him, he goes back to his old ways to make Barry pay.

Recurring characters

This is a list of recurring actors and the characters they portrayed in multiple episodes, which were significant roles, sometimes across multiple seasons. The characters are listed in order of appearance by the season in which they first appeared.

Introduced in season one

Gideon

Gideon (voiced by an uncredited Morena Baccarin;[31] seasons 1-2 & 4–8) is an A.I. assistant created by Barry Allen in the original future timeline which somehow came to be used in Eobard Thawne's own plans. It is programmed to be loyal to both Barry and Eobard. Gideon is also shown to be loyal to Harry Wells, Clifford DeVoe, and Nora West-Allen.

Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm

Further information: Ronnie Raymond (character) and Firestorm (character)

Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm (portrayed by Robbie Amell; seasons 1-3 & 8) is an engineer at S.T.A.R. Labs and Caitlin Snow's fiancé, based on the DC Comics character of the same name who is half of the character Firestorm.[32] He is thought to be dead in the particle accelerator explosion, saving the lives of his co-workers. He survived the accident, which merged him with Martin Stein and the F.I.R.E.S.T.O.R.M. transmutation matrix, transforming both of them into one pyrokinetic entity. Though Firestorm is Ronnie's body, it is Stein who remains in control for most of their existence, with Ronnie occasionally taking control for brief moments. They eventually learn to control their shared powers, including an ability to separate themselves at will. Like Caitlin, Cisco, and Stein, Ronnie also becomes good friends with Barry Allen; he and Barry ultimately join forces with Oliver Queen to subdue the Reverse-Flash. Ronnie marries Caitlin.

In season two, Ronnie sacrifices himself to stop the singularity above Central City while separating himself from Stein to keep him alive.

In season three, the Speed Force uses Ronnie's form to help Barry realize the true meaning of sacrifice.

In season eight, the black flame speaks to Caitlin using Ronnie's voice. It turns out that Ronnie's guilt took on a life of its own which led to it becoming Deathstorm.

Oliver Queen / Green Arrow

Main article: Oliver Queen (Arrowverse)

Further information: Green Arrow

Oliver Queen / Green Arrow (portrayed by Stephen Amell;[34] seasons 1–6 & 9) is a former-playboy billionaire and politician who operates as a vigilante in Star City and is a friend of Barry Allen's. He helps Barry in hand-to-hand combat and other skills to turn Barry into a capable combatant with or without powers. Amell stars as the character on Arrow.

General Wade Eiling

Further information: General Wade Eiling

General Wade Eiling (portrayed by Clancy Brown;[36] season 1) is a general with an interest in metahumans, who wants to use them for the U.S. Army, and has a history with S.T.A.R. Labs. Eiling learns of Barry Allen's identity as the Flash, however, Eobard Thawne gives the general to Grodd to be placed under the gorilla's control. After being freed by the Flash, he and Barry form a grudging respect despite their enmity.

Martin Stein

Martin Stein (portrayed by Victor Garber; seasons 1–4) is a nuclear physicist focused on transmutation, based on the DC Comics character of the same name and is also half of the character Firestorm.[37] He remains in control of Firestorm during the initial merging, though Ronnie Raymond occasionally takes control for brief moments. They learn to control their shared powers, including an ability to separate themselves at will. Professor Stein also subsequently gives Barry Allen and Eddie Thawne some insight on the possibility of time travel and their respective destinies.

In season two, Stein becomes a member of Team Flash and the group's scientific advisor following Eobard Thawne's demise. He also discovers Cisco Ramon's secret as a metahuman and encourages him to accept his powers. When it turns out that his body is unstable as a consequence of the combination of the dark matter with Stein's own matrix, Stein gains a new partner in Jefferson "Jax" Jackson.

In season three, Stein discovers that he now has a daughter, Lily Stein, due to both Barry's and his own respective time-traveling actions; he never had a child due to his fear of being as neglectful as his father and his past commitments to his work prior to the timeline's reset.

In season four, Stein is killed when he tries to escape from Earth-X with Barry and other heroes.

Nora Allen

Further information: Nora Allen

Nora Allen (portrayed by Michelle Harrison; seasons 1-3 & 5 & 8 seasons) is Barry Allen's mother.[38] Although the Reverse-Flash was actually trying to kill the young Barry during the fight with the Flash's future self, Nora became Reverse-Flash's target after young Barry was taken to safety, as he thought such a tragedy would prevent Barry from becoming Flash.

Gregory Wolfe

Gregory Wolfe (portrayed by Anthony Harrison in season one, Richard Brooks in season four)[39] is the corrupt warden of Iron Heights Prison who has connections to Amunet Black.

In season one, Warden Wolfe is first seen taking Barry Allen and Joe West to Jesse James' cell.

In season four, Warden Wolfe oversees the incarceration of Kilgore. When Barry is framed for Clifford DeVoe's "murder" and sentenced to life at Iron Heights without possibility of parole, Warden Wolfe incarcerates him in Henry Allen's former cell. After his hidden camera enables him to figure out that Barry is the Flash, Wolfe has Barry transferred to Iron Heights' metahuman wing. While planning to sell Killgore, Mina Chayton, Hazard, and Dwarfstar to Amunet, Wolfe is killed by Clifford DeVoe while stealing the abilities of the four metahumans. Mayor Van Buren believes that Wolfe died a hero until Iris' blog exposes his illegal activities. Wolfe is later succeeded by Del Toro.

Mason Bridge

Mason Bridge (portrayed by Roger Howarth; season 1) is a reporter at the Central City Picture News who mentors Iris West. He becomes suspicious of Eobard Thawne and finds evidence of Simon Stagg's murder. Mason is killed by the Reverse-Flash and all evidence erased, but his disappearance leads Barry and Joe to discover he was murdered for learning about Thawne. When Iris begins looking into Mason's disappearance, Eddie Thawne covers with a story, but Iris eventually learns the truth.[40]

Linda Park

Further information: Linda Park (comics)

Linda Park (portrayed by Malese Jow; seasons 1–2) is a journalist for the Central City Picture News who befriends Iris West and Barry Allen.[41] She briefly dates Barry in season one. The character was originally portrayed by Olivia Cheng in a cameo appearance on the series Arrow.[42]

Lisa Snart / Golden Glider

Further information: Golden Glider

Lisa Snart / Golden Glider (portrayed by Peyton List; seasons 1–2) is an aspiring criminal and Leonard Snart's younger sister. In season one, she shares a mutual attraction with Cisco Ramon who she initially kidnapped for her brother and coerced into creating a gun that turns things into gold, but later becomes genuinely fond of Cisco. Lisa later helped her brother free the metahuman criminals in the Pipeline.

In season two, Lisa sought Team Flash's help when her brother was found to be working for their abusive father Lewis Snart (later revealed to be due to her father threatening her life).

Mark Mardon / Weather Wizard

Further information: Weather Wizard

Mark Mardon / Weather Wizard (portrayed by Liam McIntyre; seasons 1-2 & 5) is a criminal with the ability to control the weather of his surroundings. Having similar powers to his sibling Clyde, Mark returns to Central City seeking revenge on Joe West for killing his brother.[45] He was being held in the S.T.A.R. Labs prison before being set free by Leonard Snart and offered a place in his crew the "Rogues". Mark murdered Patty Spivot's father during a bank robbery with his brother months prior to the particle accelerator's explosion. He remains nursing his grudge against both Joe West and the Flash.

In season five, Mardon's estranged daughter Joslyn Jackam / Weather Witch tries to kill him in prison, but he is saved by the Flash.

Leonard Snart / Captain Cold

Further information: Captain Cold

Leonard Snart / Captain Cold (portrayed by Wentworth Miller; seasons 1–3) is the son of a police officer and Lisa Snart's brother who turns to crime.[46] Snart is a cunning and intelligent bank robber who seeks to eliminate the Flash and steals a cryonic gun from S.T.A.R. Labs, a weapon Cisco created as a failsafe to stop the Flash. Snart and Mick Rory attempt to kill The Flash but fail, though the Flash is revealed to the world. He extorts Flash's identity from Cisco and later becomes leader of his crew which Barry dubs the "Rogues". Barry later asks Snart to assist the transport of metahumans from Central City to Lian Yu, for which Snart wants his criminal record erased. He double-crosses Barry by sabotaging the truck containing Mark Mardon, Kyle Nimbus, Roy Bivolo, Jake Simmons and Shawna Baez. Snart kills Simmons who he claims owed him money. Leonard is later extorted into working for his father Lewis Snart when he plants a bomb inside Lisa's head. After Team Flash successfully remove it, Leonard kills Lewis out of spite and is arrested for his father's murder. He is later broken out by Mardon to get revenge on Barry but declines and warns Barry of Mardon's plans.

Snart had a part in turning Sam Scudder and Rosa Dillon into metahumans. When they come to seek revenge, Barry reveals that Snart is traveling with friends of theirs called the Legends. During the alien attack, the Legends appear, prompting Barry to ask Snart's whereabouts; it is said that Snart sacrificed himself to save the team, proving to be a hero.

Months later, Barry recruits Snart from a point in time where he was traveling with the Legends in an attempt to steal Dominator technology from A.R.G.U.S. The two succeed and Snart is returned to the Legends.

Tina McGee

Further information: Tina McGee

Tina McGee (portrayed by Amanda Pays;[47] seasons 1–2) is a friend of Harrison Wells (Earth-1 version), she is the director of Mercury Labs and the designer of the tachyon devices which allows any object to move at the speed of light. During seasons one and two, McGee has run-ins with Eobard Thawne involving her tachyon equipment and is aware of Barry Allen's secret. In season four (off screen), she is a member of Cisco Ramon's team to bring the Flash back from the Speed Force. Pays reprises the character from the 1990s TV series.

Mick Rory / Heat Wave

Further information: Heat Wave (comics)

Mick Rory / Heat Wave (portrayed by Dominic Purcell;[48] seasons 1–3) is an arsonist and accomplice of Leonard Snart who uses a heat gun developed by Cisco capable of burning almost anything. However, Mick's obsession for maximum destruction and failure to think causes tensions with Snart tempted to kill him.[48]

John Diggle / Spartan

Main article: John Diggle (Arrowverse)

John Diggle / Spartan (portrayed by David Ramsey; seasons 1–8) is Oliver Queen's best friend and teammate. Ramsey stars as the character on Arrow.[49]

Kendra Saunders / Chay-Ara / Hawkgirl

Further information: Hawkgirl

Kendra Saunders / Chay-Ara / Hawkgirl (portrayed by Ciara Renée; seasons 1–2) is a young woman who has been repeatedly reincarnated over the centuries. When provoked, her ancient warrior persona manifests itself, along with wings that grow out of her back.[50][51] She is a potential love interest for Cisco Ramon.

Felicity Smoak

Main article: Felicity Smoak (Arrowverse)

Felicity Smoak (portrayed by Emily Bett Rickards;[52] seasons 1–4) is an information-technology genius and a member of Oliver Queen's team; later his wife. Also a good friend of Barry Allen. Rickards stars as the character on Arrow.

David Singh

Further information: David Singh (fictional character)

David Singh (portrayed by Patrick Sabongui; seasons 1–8) is introduced as the captain of the CCPD.[53] In the season five finale, Singh gets promoted to Chief of Police by the Mayor and promotes Joe to his previous position. He reveals that by being a detective, he has figured out that Barry is the Flash.

In season six, Singh advises Joe to go into the witness protection program after the latter is attacked by the supervillain Rag Doll. After Joe does so, Singh is shown to have been replaced with a mirror clone being controlled by Eva McCulloch. To prepare for Eva's release, Mirror Singh leads Mirror Iris and Mirror Kamilla to where Bloodwork is held to get a blood sample from him. After Mirror Kamilla sacrifices herself to open Bloodwork's cell, Mirror Iris gets the blood through the most unlikely way as Mirror Singh works to cover up the power failure. Eva mentioned to Iris that the real Kamilla and Singh are in the Mirrorverse. When Iris finds the real Kamilla, she states that they need to find the real Singh before they can work on a way to get out of the Mirrorverse. Mirror Singh was sent to destroy a Black Hole storehouse. After Mirror Singh attempts to get Barry to give up Carver, Eva later sacrifices him during the raid on McCulloch Technologies.

In season seven, Iris manages to locate the real Singh at the Mirrorverse's version of Central City Hospital. When Eva was defeated, David was among the people released from the Mirrorverse.

In season eight, Singh visits Barry where informs them of a gamma absorption array being stolen from Mercury Labs.

Henry Allen

Further information: Henry Allen (comics)

Henry Allen (portrayed by John Wesley Shipp; seasons 1-3 & 5) is Barry Allen's father. Shipp previously portrayed Barry Allen in the 1990 television series.[54] Henry was a respectable doctor before he was wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife Nora Allen and incarcerated in Iron Heights Prison after Eobard Thawne framed him. Only his son Barry and later Joe West believe his innocence. Throughout season one, he learns that Barry is the Flash and is proud of his son. Henry serves as Barry's moral conscience in using these powers wisely, thus keeping Barry from being tempted by personal gains.

In season two, Henry is released from prison due to Eobard's confession to Nora's murder. However, he leaves Central City to seek a reclusive life as he believes that his presence could hold back Barry's duties as the Flash. He returns to counsel Barry and offer encouragement after his son's disastrous fight with Hunter Zolomon but then returns to seclusion. When Barry is de-powered, Henry joins S.T.A.R. Labs to help in Barry's fight to save the world from Zoom. Henry is killed by Zolomon in order for Barry to relive the same tragedy he went through when Nora was killed by the Reverse-Flash. Following his death, Henry's Earth-3 doppelgänger Jay Garrick takes over in mentoring Barry on power and responsibility.

Grodd

Further information: Gorilla Grodd

Grodd (voiced by David Sobolov;[55] seasons 1-3 & 5–6) is a hyper-intelligent gorilla with telepathic powers as a result of being experimented on by General Eiling under the watch of Eobard Thawne.

He is sent to the Gorilla City on Earth-2 by Flash and later plans an attack to Central City with an army of the gorillas like him. However, he is defeated by Flash, Kid Flash, Jesse Quick and Solovar, and imprisoned at A.R.G.U.S.

Grodd later returns and mind-controls Cisco Ramon and Caitlin Snow into stealing Tanya Lamden's telepathy crown in his plot to take control of the minds of Central City. Sacrificing his restored humanity, Shay Lamden of Earth-2 becomes King Shark again and fights Grodd. With help from Flash and XS, King Shark defeats Grodd and removes the telepathy crown from him. It is later mentioned by Lyla that Grodd has been placed in a medically induced coma in a special cell that would adapt to his growing mental powers.

In season six, Grodd is still an induced coma when Barry is accidentally placed in his mind. While voicing his knowledge of the Crisis, Grodd states that he found out that Gorilla City is now on Earth-Prime and wants to return to it. To get past the gatekeeper, represented as a mental copy of Solovar, Grodd and Flash had to work together. Once that was done and Barry is back in his mind, Caitlin arranges for Grodd to be released on probation as Lyla places a tracking chip in him so that Team Flash will know where to find him if he returns to villainy.

Introduced in season two

Jesse Wells / Jesse Quick

Further information: Jesse Chambers

Jesse Chambers Wells[56] / Jesse Quick (portrayed by Violett Beane; seasons 2–4) is the daughter of Harry Wells from Earth-2.[57] Like her father Jesse is a science prodigy, having five majors in college, including biochemistry. Zoom holds Jesse captive to extort Harry's cooperation until she is rescued by her father, Barry, Cisco, and Earth-2's Barry and Iris. With her father, Jesse seeks refuge on Earth-1 and she leaves for Opal City after discovering the lengths Harry will take to keep her safe. Jesse returns after her father is kidnapped and works with the S.T.A.R. Labs team. Jesse and Wally are affected by dark matter when Harry attempts to restore Barry's speed; Barry later brings her out of her coma. Following Zoom's defeat, Jesse returns to Earth-2 with her father. Months later Jesse exhibits speedster abilities and aspires to help people, though her father disapproves. After she helps Barry stop Magenta, Harry becomes more encouraging and has Cisco make her a speedster suit. Jesse and Harry return to Earth-2, where Jesse becomes Earth-2's speedster superhero under the name Jesse Quick. Jesse and Wally admit their feelings, and have a long-distance relationship until she breaks up with Wally.

Hunter Zolomon / Zoom

Further information: Hunter Zolomon

Hunter Zolomon / Zoom (portrayed by Teddy Sears,[58] initially portrayed by Ryan Handley,[59][60] voiced by Tony Todd;[61] seasons 2-3 & 5) is a speedster from Earth-2 who is obsessed with becoming the only speedster in the multiverse and the main antagonist of season two. Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said, in season one "with the Reverse-Flash, we just modulated Tom Cavanagh's voice, and this year we wanted to do something a little bit different [for Zoom]. Part of the mystery of the season is who or what is underneath the Zoom outfit, and so we wanted to do something like James Earl Jones as Darth Vader — this iconic voice coming out of this mask."[61] Hunter was a traumatized child (portrayed by Octavian Kaul[62]) that witnessed his mother's murder at his father's hands, which triggered his bloodlust as a serial killer before he gained his powers from the particle-accelerator explosion on Earth-2. Dissatisfied, he sought to increase his speed with the Velocity serum but soon discovered it carried a fatal illness. Searching for a cure, he traveled the multiverse and captured Jay Garrick. Unsuccessful in stealing Jay's speed to cure himself, Hunter keeps Jay imprisoned with a speed-dampening mask. Inspired to be both hero and villain, he uses Jay's name as the fraudulent Flash of Earth-2 to instill false hope, which he then takes away as Zoom. Discovering Earth-1, he plots to increase Barry's speed and then steal it, sending various metahumans from Earth-2 to fight the Flash while also infiltrating the team as Jay. Zoom extorts Harry Wells into physically stealing Barry's speed by kidnapping Jesse Wells. He also becomes Caitlin Snow's love interest. After succeeding in stealing Barry's speed, Zoom brings his army of Earth-2 metahumans to conquer Earth-1 and construct a device capable of destroying the other Earths in the multiverse, to ensure he remains the only speedster. Hunter seeks to corrupt Caitlin's mind into being like Earth-2 Killer Frost and then Barry's by killing Henry in the same spot Eobard killed Nora, convinced that they are similar because of their childhood traumas. However, Barry ultimately bests Hunter in their final fight before two Time Wraiths arrive to punish him for his crimes against the time line; they transform him into the corpse-like Black Flash enslaved to the Speed Force. Subjugated to the Time Wraiths, the Black Flash makes occasional appearances in season three, such as to hurt Savitar before being killed by Earth-1 Killer Frost.

Jay Garrick / Flash

Further information: Flash (Jay Garrick)

Jay Garrick (portrayed by John Wesley Shipp; seasons 2-4 & 6–8) is the Earth-3 version of Barry's father Henry Allen. Hunter Zolomon held Jay captive in a failed attempt to harness his speed before becoming inspired to take up his persona and falsely operate as the Flash of Earth-2; even going so far as to use Jay's name. To keep him from escaping, Zolomon forced Jay to wear a mask that suppressed his speed and prevented him from talking. After Zoom's defeat, Barry rescues Jay, who soon returns to his Earth. Jay adopts Hunter's Flash helmet as a symbol of hope, taking satisfaction in taking something from Zoom as the villainous speedster had done to him.[65] Jay later learned from Harry Wells that Henry Allen is his doppelgänger and Barry is Henry's son. Knowing this, Jay watches over Barry as a sympathetic yet stern mentor, and a friendship develops. After undoing Flashpoint and trying to fix the mistakes left in its wake, he explains to Barry that time travel can have adverse consequences and that Barry must live with these mistakes. Jay also helps Barry come to terms with Henry's death and in battling Savitar. While they do banish Savitar to the Speed Force, Savitar later escapes, with Jay taking Savitar's place. After being freed, Jay joins Team Flash in the final battle to defeat Savitar. Jay later returns to help Barry use Flashtime, and reveals that he plans to retire and is training a protégée to become his successor as the Flash.

By season six, Jay has retired and settled down with his wife Joan. Barry does talk to him about the upcoming Crisis that is occurring in the Multiverse.

In season seven sometime after the Crisis, Jay is now living on Earth-Prime in Keystone City and regains his speed powers with the help of Joan. Before he can join the fight against the Godspeed Drones in Central City, he ends up taken captive by them to draw Bart out. It is revealed that the future of 2040 Jay Garrick helps mentor Bart Allen, and he gets killed by Godspeed, which makes Bart swear revenge to kill Godspeed/August Heart, not realizing that the real August Heart is comatose and that the people who killed Jay were actually Godspeed drones. Flash and Nora were able to rescue Jay and Bart with help from Mecha-Vibe. Jay later helped out in fighting the Godspeed Drones. Following Godspeed's defeat and Eobard Thawne getting away, Jay and Joan were present when Barry and Iris renew their vows.

In season eight, Jay's death in 2040 was erased upon Godspeed's death. Unfortunately, an event has erased Joan as Jay is married to a woman named Rose causing Nora and Bart to find the time anomaly responsible on December 31, 2013. After Nora and Bart fixed the timeline, Jay's marriage to Joan is restored as Jay mentions to Bart and Nora about his own time-travel adventures like one where he fought Nazis in World War II. Before departing, he mentions his upcoming meeting with President Lex Luthor. Jay and Joan from 2040 help Joe find Iris in the time stone that Darhk gave Joe. He later helps Barry in his fight with Thawne.

Based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

Patty Spivot

Further information: Patty Spivot

Patty Spivot (portrayed by Shantel VanSanten; season 2) is Joe West's new protégée and partner, a member of the metahuman task force at CCPD along with Cisco, and a love interest of Barry Allen.[67] Her father was murdered by Mark Mardon during a bank robbery prior to the particle accelerator's explosion, leaving Patty determined to stop metahuman criminals. She believes that having superhuman power brings out the best or the worst in people, and acknowledges the Flash's heroism. Her hatred for Mark stems from survivor's guilt; when she was a teenager, she was supposed to make the deposit at the bank where her father died. When Patty gets her chance at revenge on Mark, the Flash persuades her to choose justice over vengeance. She leaves Central City to pursue her studies in the Forensic Science program at Midway City University. She also deduces Barry's secret identity and offers to stay if Barry confirms his feelings for her, but Barry admits nothing, not wanting to stop Patty from pursuing her studies. Patty surreptitiously does get Barry to reveal the Flash persona to her as she departs Central City, thus ending their relationship on good terms.

Francine West

Francine West (portrayed by Vanessa A. Williams;[68] seasons 2–3) is Iris West's and Wally West's mother and Joe West's estranged wife.[69] Francine abandoned her family years prior to Joe taking Barry Allen in, out of guilt of endangering Iris through her drug abuse. After settling in Keystone City and following Wally's birth, Francine becomes sober from her addiction and a good mother to her son. After being diagnosed with MacGregor's syndrome (a terminal illness related to substance abuse), she tries to reconcile with her family and to entrust Wally to them before she dies. Joe and Iris forgive Francine on her deathbed and accept Wally as part of the family.

Savitar later uses Francine's likeness to agitate Wally.

Speed Force

Further information: Speed Force

The Speed Force (portrayed primarily by Michelle Harrison; seasons 2-3 & 6–8) is an interdimensional cosmic force of nature behind speedsters' abilities. The Speed Force would help Barry and other speedsters during seasons 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8.

Introduced in season three

Kara Zor-El / Kara Danvers / Supergirl

Further information: Supergirl (Kara Zor-El)

Kara Zor-El / Kara Danvers / Supergirl (portrayed by Melissa Benoist;[70] seasons 3–6) is Barry Allen's friend and ally from Earth-38 who is an extraterrestrial superhero from the doomed planet Krypton. They met after Barry accidentally breached the dimensional barrier separating his and Kara's universes when testing a tachyon device (see "Worlds Finest"). Supergirl proves herself as a trusted ally after she travels to Earth-1 to help its heroes resist an alien invasion, and Oliver Queen and Barry entrusted her with a device that enables her to travel and communicate between her universe and theirs. She and her allies occasionally join Barry and other Earth-1 heroes on missions. Benoist reprises the role from Supergirl.

Cynthia / Gypsy

Further information: Gypsy (comics)

Cynthia / Gypsy (portrayed by Jessica Camacho; seasons 3–6) is a bounty hunter from Earth-19 with similar powers to Vibe.[71][72]

In season 6, Gypsy is murdered by Cisco's Earth-19 doppelganger Echo. She was later avenged when Cisco defeated Echo and had him arrested by the Collectors.

Tracy Brand

Tracy Brand (portrayed by Anne Dudek; season 3) is an eccentric doctoral student who studies speedsters with "a smorgasbord of quirky idiosyncrasies".[73] Introduced in season three, she is targeted by Savitar due to her future self aiding Savitar's defeat in 2021. Tracy later aligns herself with Team Flash to fulfill her destiny against Savitar and becomes a love interest of H.R. Wells in the process. She later witnesses H.R. being killed by Savitar and hates the rogue time-remnant.

In season four, Tracy is state to be one of the scientists who helped Cisco Ramon bring Barry Allen back from the Speed Force. It is also implied she received her PhD and is now working as a scientist.

Julian Albert / Alchemy

Further information: Doctor Alchemy

Julian Albert Desmond / Alchemy (portrayed by Tom Felton; season 3) is a scientist and fellow CSI at the CCPD, who came from a prosperous old English family.[74][75] The character was originally known as Julian Dorn.[74] In season three, he works with Barry Allen though they did not initially get along. As Alchemy, he is an acolyte of Savitar who unlocks the potential in metahumans from the Flashpoint timeline in preparation for a future event. Julian is not aware he is Alchemy, and that he only assumes the guise while being unconsciously possessed by Savitar.[76] Tobin Bell voices Doctor Alchemy.[77] To fix what he made as Alchemy, Julian decides to join the team to help against Savitar and other metahumans. Julian and Caitlin Snow develop a romantic relationship.

In season four, it is revealed that Julian returned to the United Kingdom.

Carla Tannhauser

Dr. Carla Tannhauser (portrayed by Susan Walters; seasons 3 & 5-6 & 8) is Caitlin's estranged mother, Thomas Snow's wife, a biomedical engineer, and CEO of a major research company.[78]

In season five, Carla is later captured by her husband's Icicle form and is placed in a cryo-tank before being rescued by Killer Frost.

In season eight, Carla assists in an attempt to capture the black flame. It is also revealed that she is starting to develop her own cryokinesis. Carla was present at Frost's funeral.

Introduced in season four

Marlize DeVoe

Marlize DeVoe (portrayed by Kim Engelbrecht; season 4) is a highly intelligent engineer who designs devices for her husband Clifford DeVoe.[16] Initially, she was loyal and would join the Thinker in harassing and mocking Team Flash every time they score a victory, but as Clifford's original personality begins to be replaced by increasing cruelty and arrogance, she comes to realize that the husband she loved was gone and helps Team Flash defeat DeVoe in the final battle.

Sharon Finkel

Sharon Finkel (portrayed by Donna Pescow; season 4) is a therapist who Barry Allen and Iris West visit, as do Team Flash's other members.[79]

Amunet Black

Further information: Blacksmith (character)

Amunet Black (portrayed by Katee Sackhoff; seasons 4 & 6) is a metahuman crime lord who operates an underground black market for metahuman supervillains and the ex-lover of Goldface.[80] Originally an air hostess named Leslie Jocoy,[81] she has the power to manipulate metal, but prefers using special metal shards when in combat. Amunet convinced Caitlin Snow to work with her, promising her a cure. Caitlin later leaves her employ, but Amunet repeatedly tries to coerce Caitlin back to her side. Team Flash later forms a truce with Amunet when her henchman Norvok plots to sell her metal shards. During this time, she theorizes that Caitlin could not access Killer Frost due to a placebo effect. After making a device for Team Flash to use against the Thinker's Enlightenment device, Amunet escapes in a metallic tornado.

In season 6 while largely unaffected by the Crisis, Amunet returns when she engages Goldface in a turf war as both of them were after the Rappaccini's Daughter flower. The Flash stops them by releasing pollen from said flower, causing the two crime lords to hear what they really think about each other.

Matthew Norvock

Matthew Norvock (portrayed by Mark Sweatman; seasons 4–7) is a metahuman henchman of Amunet Black, whose prosthetic right eye hides a tentacle-like appendage that he uses as a weapon.[82] He tried to sell some of Amunet Black's metal to other crime lords in an act of betrayal, but she defeats him after she cuts off the snake-like creature and he is arrested by Joe West.

He later appears in season 5 as one of the metahumans Cicada is hunting and in season 6 helping Killer Frost track down Bloodwork.

He makes an appearance in Season 7 as an observer during Frost's trial, thanking her for showing the public that criminals can be redeemed, since she willingly is going to prison to pay for her crimes.

Officer Jones

Officer "Jonesy" Jones (portrayed by Klarc Wilson; seasons 4–5) is a member of the Central City Police Department. After being controlled by Spin in season 5, Jones leaks the names of several meta-humans to Cicada. When Cecile Horton figures it out, Singh has an angered Jones arrested.

Introduced in season five

Vanessa Ambres

Dr. Vanessa Ambres (portrayed by Lossen Chambers; season 5) is an ER doctor at Central City Hospital who shares Cicada's anti-metahuman sentiment, having treated many victims of metahuman attacks and losing her fiancé Darius during Zoom's rampage. She watches over Grace Gibbons and reluctantly protects Orlin Dwyer, even stealing drugs from the ER to help him deal with the injury in his chest. After helping Team Flash cure him, Dr. Ambres is killed by an adult Grace dressed as Cicada.

Thomas Snow / Icicle

Further information: Icicle (comics)

Thomas Snow / Icicle (portrayed by Kyle Secor; season 5) is Caitlin Snow's father and Carla Tannhauser's husband.[83]

Though he was believed to have died of ALS, Thomas is found in an arctic lab by Barry, Caitlin, and Cisco after Ralph discover that Snow's death certificate was faked. They later learn that in his attempt to cure his ALS, he became a cryogenic metahuman with an evil personality like Caitlin. When most of Team Flash start to freeze, Caitlin proves to be immune just before Killer Frost reemerges. Father and daughter engage in an ice battle. After Thomas's personality briefly surfaces, Icicle knocks Killer Frost back and gets away.

Icicle later returns with a plan to eliminate Caitlin and her mother Carla's human sides. He is about to kill Caitlin, when Thomas Snow suddenly finds the strength to return to his human form. When Caitlin is attacked by Cicada, Thomas sacrifices himself to save his daughter's life.

Grace Gibbons / Cicada II

Further information: Cicada (character)

Grace Gibbons (portrayed by Islie Hirvonen as a pre-teen, Sarah Carter as an adult; season 5) is the orphaned niece of Orlin Dwyer who lost her parents in a metahuman incident. She was placed in a coma after being caught in the Enlightenment Satellite's falling debris, which also affected her uncle. Later, when Nora West-Allen (XS) enters Grace's mind, it is revealed that she is consciously aware of what's happening despite her comatose state because a tiny shard from the satellite affected her brain; turning her into a metahuman and forming a mental barrier to prevent further invasions. Trapped in her painful memories and negative emotions, Grace now shares her uncle's hatred of all metahumans despite being one and is implied to be even more powerful than him. Now she declares war against the Flash and XS, vowing to make them pay by any means necessary. When Orlin is cured of his metahuman abilities, an adult Grace from the future attacks S.T.A.R. Labs, kills Dr. Ambres, and abducts him. The adult Grace comes from a future where metahumans thrive, so she has taken up the mantle of Cicada upon awaking from her coma to complete her uncle's mission of killing them all, serving as the main antagonist of the second half of season five. She first targets Vickie Bolen, a metahuman who accidentally caused her parents' death. During her fight with the Flash, Grace is confronted by her uncle, who tries to reason with her, which leads to her killing him before fleeing. As Orlin dies in Flash's arms, he tells him to save Grace. Grace later kidnaps her younger self from the hospital. She then crashes the battle between Team Flash and Icicle, stealing the cryo-atomizer Icicle had stolen earlier. She then steals prototype versions of S.T.A.R. Labs' metahuman cure, which she can weaponize into a lethal version with the cryo-atomizer. Nora re-enters Grace's mind and with a version of Orlin successfully convinces her to abandon her anti-metahuman feelings. Meanwhile, the adult Grace ceases to exist after the Flash destroys her dagger with a Mirror Gun. Present day Grace is mentioned to have been placed in a foster home.

Trevor Shinick

Trevor Shinick (portrayed by Everick Golding; season 5) is a prison guard at Iron Heights Prison in 2049. He is in charge of Eobard Thawne's cell in the meta-human wing.

Kamilla Hwang

Kamilla Hwang (portrayed by Victoria Park; seasons 5–7) is a bartender and aspiring photographer that Cisco starts dating after breaking up with Gypsy. Following this, she gets a job as a photographer for the Central City Citizen under Iris West-Allen and provides occasional assistance at S.T.A.R. Labs. After Cisco took a leave of absence from Team Flash, Kamilla took a more active role by filling in for him in certain areas until he returned. While working late at the Citizen however, she discovered evidence that Iris had been replaced by a mirror clone. Before she could alert the rest of Team Flash, the clone shot her with McCulloch Technologies' mirror gun while Eva McCulloch created a mirror clone of her so their enemies wouldn't get suspicious. Mirror Kamilla sacrifices herself to briefly open Bloodwork's cell. Eva mentions to Iris that the real Kamilla and Singh are in the Mirrorverse somewhere. Iris manages to find Kamilla. Before they can work on a way to get out of the Mirrorverse, Kamilla is told by Iris that they need to find Singh first. When Iris manages to locate the real Singh at the Mirrorverse's version of Central City Hospital, Kamilla witnesses her vanishing.

In season seven, Kamilla is released from the Mirrorverse following Eva's defeat. She and Cisco later leave Central City when she got a job offer.

Jenna West

Jenna West is the daughter of Joe West and Cecile Horton, the younger half sister of Iris West-Allen and Wally West born on screen in season 4 finale.

Introduced in season six

Ramsey Rosso / Bloodwork

Main article: Bloodwork (comics)

Ramsey Rosso (portrayed by Sendhil Ramamurthy; season 6) is a physician with a genius intellect, the world's leading expert on hematological oncology and a former colleague of Caitlin Snow, who is turned into the villain Bloodwork by his desire to defy the laws of nature and the main antagonist of the first half of season six.[84] After his mother dies of HLH, Rosso developed a cure for the disorder using dark matter; even in spite of Caitlin's warnings. Though he ran numerous simulations that showed otherwise, he was turned into a metahuman after testing the cure on himself as he was also dying of HLH. In his pursuit to cure himself, he discovered he could use his abilities to transform people into zombie-like monsters by draining their blood and manipulating them. After learning adrenaline-filled blood worked best, he killed dozens of people to increase his strength before eventually attacking the Flash. With the speedster under his control, he attempted to convert all of Central City into his "Blood Brothers and Sisters", only to be foiled by Team Flash's teamwork. Though he transformed into a blood monster and nearly killed the Flash in retaliation, the speedster was able to trap him in a special machine previously used to contain Chester Runk's black hole-based powers before remanding him to A.R.G.U.S.'s custody. Months later, Eva McCulloch sent her mirror clones to get a sample of Rosso's blood and break him out, but he only agreed to the former; choosing to stay imprisoned and "play the long game."

Daisy Korber

Daisy Korber (portrayed by Stephanie Izsak; seasons 6–8) is a member of the Central City Police Department.

In season seven, Daisy is the first person to be replaced with a mirror duplicate. She was later released following Eva's defeat.

In season eight, Daisy was among the police officers taken captive when Goldface invades the CCPD to get the anti-meta bullets. Barry later beats her in an eating contest sometime after Frost's sacrifice. After Doctor Light and Sunshine got away, Korber informs Allegra that they had Doctor Light and Sunshine's assets frozen and the authorities are still looking for them.

Esperanza Garcia / Ultraviolet

Esperanza Garcia / Ultraviolet (portrayed by Alexa Barajas, voiced by Erika Soto in season 7; seasons 6–8) is a metahuman assassin and cousin of Allegra who also has abilities based on the electromagnetic spectrum. She was believed to have been killed during the original particle accelerator explosion, but was taken in, revived, and trained to become an assassin by Black Hole. In addition, Ultraviolet's vocal cords were removed by Dr. Olsen which explains the special mask to help her speak. After attacking CCPD to kill Allegra, she was defeated by the Flash and sent to Iron Heights. Following this, she made minor reappearances during a criminal gala held by Remington Meister, attacking Sue Dearbon for stealing a diamond with information on Black Hole, and being swayed to Eva McCulloch's side alongside Doctor Light and Sunshine.

In season seven, Ultraviolet starts to go after Dr. Olsen to exact her revenge which leads to her running into Allegra and Sue Dearbon. When catching up to Dr. Olsen later, she was promised to be fully healed if she takes out Allegra. Both of them were defeated by Allegra. With Dr. Olsen in police custody, Allegra mentions to Ultraviolet that Caitlin now has Dr. Olsen's notes so that she can work on healing her. Caitlin was able to remove the Black Hole chip from Ultraviolet's chip. Upon Caitlin putting a special collar on her, Ultraviolet still wants to go after the remnants of Black Hole despite Allegra's objection. By the time Allegra caught up to her, most of the remnants were taken out at the cost of Ultraviolet's life. She disintegrated in Allegra's arms.

Sue Dearbon

Main article: Sue Dibny

Sue Dearbon (portrayed by Natalie Dreyfuss; seasons 6–8) is a missing person that Ralph Dibny had been attempting to find ever since the season five finale before appearing in season six as a thief with connections to Black Hole. When Ralph first found her, Sue manipulated him into helping her get a diamond from a low level criminal before making off with it. At her hideout, Sue discovered information on Black Hole embedded in the diamond. She later robbed several banks used by the organization with one of them being under the alias of "January Galore" (portrayed by Rebecca Roberts), only to encounter Ralph and Cisco. She gave them the diamond and explained Black Hole was extorting her parents before departing once more. During a third encounter, Ralph discovers Sue joined Black Hole to kill its leader, Joseph Carver. Despite some difficulty, he was able to talk her out of it. After Carver's wife, Eva McCulloch, killed him, Sue believed she could return to her family until she learned Eva framed her for the murder.

In season seven, it is mentioned that Sue and Ralph are off the grid. She later returned where she poses as a police officer to warn Joe about Eva's plot and Ralph finding the evidence to clear her name. Following the Mirror Eva giving up, Sue and Ralph left to find other organizations like Black Hole and take them out. Sue later returned to help Chester and Allegra deal with Cecile when she is controlled by Psycho-Pirate's mask, while breaking in the museum Sue performs a lasers-dodging dance and a front handspring, the possessed Cecile uses her powers on Sue to tranquilize herself before recovered at med bay. Sue arrives at CC Jitters to stop Ultraviolet from attacking Allegra then they capture her outside the hospital, at the Team Flash base Sue and Ultraviolet start to fight as Sue does a cartwheel when Chester gets hit by Ultraviolet's blast before she teleports to find Olsen, Sue and Allegra have an argument about what happened, the team locates Ultraviolet at the warehouse. Sue defeats Dr. Olsen's men with her cartwheel somersault.

In season eight, Sue visits Iris mentioning that Black Hole has been defeated and her parents are incarcerated enabling Sue to take over their business. She accompanies Iris to Coast City to investigate the Coast City Phantom. They find it in the form of Tinya Wazzo who is looking for her birth mother who abandoned her. Sue and Iris persuaded her to come with them.

Introduced in season seven

Kristen Kramer

Main article: Kristen Kramer

Kristen Kramer (portrayed by Carmen Moore; seasons 7–8) is a woman of Wet'suwet'en descent who serves as a liaison from the Governor's Municipal Logistics Commission. After Iris did a background check on her, Kristen admits to Joe that she is hunting Killer Frost. Her other background is that the platoon she was part of was led into an ambush by an unidentified metahuman that they trusted which led to her issues with metahumans that claim that they can do good. When Killer Frost was apprehended and put on trial, Kramer used Councillor Strong to push Judge Tanaka's decision to use the meta-cure on Killer Frost. This is thwarted when Killer Frost opted to serve a life sentence to atone for her past misdeeds. Kramer later returned where she was investigating the disappearance of Rainbow Raider. She was also having the metahuman cure bullets be made causing Joe to resign from the CCPD. Joe later found information thanks to a military contact that Kristen actually lead her unit into an ambush as Joe claims to Cecile that she was working with the enemy that wiped out her platoon. Kramer did not lead her men into the ambush deliberately - her brother (not by blood) Adam Creyke did. He just warned her to stay away and she didn't realize what was about to happen. She has blamed herself ever since and is now asking Joe to help her track Adam down. While staking out Creyke's boat, Joe and Kristen are ambushed. They managed to turn the tide on Creyke and take him prisoner. After informing the FBI everything about him, Kramer and Joe started to return to Central City where they witnessed its civilians leaving town and two Godspeed Drones fighting each other. It turns out that she is a metahuman who can copy the ability of any meta in close proximity for a short period of time. Thus she survived the explosion that took out the rest of her unit by copying Adam's invulnerability and later gains superspeed to save Joe from a Godspeed clone. Realizing what her actions have caused, she decides to take a leave of absence and sort of get her head straight.

In season eight, Kristen Kramer appeared on Iris West's podcast about her recent experience of copying metahuman abilities and mentioned that she has disbanded the Anti-Metahuman Task Force. She was later seen investigating the microchip robbery that was caused by a metahuman incarnation of the Royal Flush Gang. Kramer later asks for Barry's badge during Xotar's crime spree when Barry was suspected of being Joseph Carver's other mole which Barry has no knowledge of. He gives her his badge as Kramer states that she will try to find proof of his innocence. This accusation was undone when Barry undoes the Reverse-Flashpoint timeline that Eobard Thawne caused. When Goldface raids the Central City Police Department to get the meta-bullets which he heard about from Blacksmith, Kristen and Barry are among those taken captive. Though Kristen managed to break free from her meta-dampening bracelets that were also rigged to explode by mimicking their energy. After mentioning how she unintentionally mimicking the heat abilities of a barista on the ice coffee she ordered while explaining how she can't control it, Barry learns that she has a hard time asking for help. Barry persuades her to hold off Goldface when he has used his chain to strangle Daisy Korber. After Flash helped defeat Goldface and his henchmen, Kramer deduced that Barry was Flash and he agreed to train her improve her abilities as Kramer also revealed that she transferred the meta-bullets to A.R.G.U.S. five weeks ago.

Alexa Rivera / Fuerza

Alexa Rivera / Fuerza (portrayed by Sara Garcia;[85] seasons 7–8) is a social aid health worker who is working hard to overcome a dark past as she helps the underprivileged in Central City. But when Alexa uncovers a mysterious connection to the all-powerful Strength Force, she becomes Team Flash's most dangerous threat yet where she assumes the form of a hulking female that becomes responsible for killing Abra Kabadra. After being apparently killed by the Speed Force, Flash and Nora were able to revive her. With the same device that Caitlin used to talk to Frost when they shared the same body, Alexa speaks to Fuerza who helps Flash subdue Psych and persuade him to come to S.T.A.R. Labs with him. With Deon by her side, the Speed Force later zaps Alexa, Iris, and Psych. She, Deon, and Psych later helped Flash to snap the Speed Force back to her senses. Afterwards, Alexa moves in with the Speed Force.

In season eight, Cecile helps Psych rescue Fuerza. She and the other positive force avatars empower Flash so that he can defeat Eobard Thawne.

Deon Owens

Deon Owens (portrayed by Christian Magby; seasons 7–8) is a teenage football star who got a salesman job following a career-ending job that became a conduit for the Still Force. Deon later encountered Flash and aged the component for the vest Cisco was making to keep the Still Force from leaving his body. After Flash aborted his time-travel trip to keep the Strength Force, the Sage Force, and the Still Force from being created, Deon is confronted by the Speed Force's Nora form who sways him into an alliance. Deon was able to freeze Flash in place so that the Speed Force can zap Iris, Alexa, and Bashir. He, Fuerza, and Psych later helped Flash to snap the Speed Force back to her senses. Afterwards, Deon moves in with the Speed Force. Deon later preserves Iris in a time loop due to the dangers that the Godspeed War is causing.

In season eight, Deon visits Iris where she notes her suspicion about someone causing her father's death which Barry doesn't know. Deon discovers that someone has tapped into the Reverse Still Force. Upon Deon sending Barry to 2030, he found out that Eobard Thawne was responsible where he caused the Reverse-Flashpoint timeline. Iris later speaks to him about the time fluxes that she has been suffering. After investigating, Deon delivers the bad news to Iris. He states to her that her condition is causing time to fracture around her. He advises her to notify him if it gets worse. As her time sickness got worse and worse, Deon got sick as well. Due to this, while Flash is brought into the Still Force by Deon, he double-crosses him and traps him in an area of the Still Force while making off with the device needed to find Iris. In reality, however, Deon lost access to his body and is now possessed by the Negative Still Force. He used some of his remaining strength to send X-S to save Flash. Deon later approaches the imprisoned Eobard Thawne and states that it is time to "fulfill his destiny". Their conversation ended with Deon killing Thawne by aging him to death and sacrifices Iris so that Thawne can be revived in his time remnant counterpart's body. Cecile helps Psych rescue the real Deon. He and the other positive force avatars empower Flash so that he can defeat Eobard Thawne. Afterwards, the Still Force is fixed enough to return everything that was displaced by the Negative Still Force back to its respectful locations.

Bashir Malik / Psych

Bashir Malik / Psych (portrayed by Ennis Esmer; seasons 7–8) is a man previously abandoned by his biological and adoptive parents whose psychic abilities make people experience their worst fears. These include Cecile's fear of someone in a straitjacket, Barry's fear of his enemies, in the form of Eobard Thawne and Savitar, defeating him as well as his failure to keep everyone alive, Vibe seeing Kamilla in danger, and Killer Frost being handed over to the police by Caitlin Snow. With help from Cecile, Flash managed to defeat Psych, who faded away. The Speed Force later suspects that Psych and Fuerza are beings just like her. This is later confirmed when Cisco later considered him a conduit for the Sage Force. Iris, Allegra, and Kamilla later encountered Psych in the Allen family's old home where he subjected them to their worst fears. They escaped from Psych during Barry's trip to the past. Flash and Iris later learned about his past when he started going after the League of Lions members from his old high school that are now millionaires and placing them in catatonic conditions. When it came to the latest person, Flash was able to talk him down with Fuerza's help and he came along with them quietly while undoing the effects of the League of Lions members. When the Speed Force raided S.T.A.R. Labs with Deon, Psych, Iris, and Alexa were zapped by the Speed Force, something revealed to have been an illusion used to trick the Speed Force. He, Fuerza, and Psych later helped Flash to snap the Speed Force back to her senses. Afterwards, Psych moves in with the Speed Force.

In season eight, Cecile rescues Psych with her abilities. Then she helps him rescue the other positive force avatars and later empowers Flash so that he can defeat Eobard Thawne.

Bart West-Allen / Impulse

Main article: Bart Allen

Bart Allen / Impulse (portrayed by Jordan Fisher;[86] seasons 7–8) is the son of Barry Allen and Iris West and younger brother of Nora West-Allen (who was manifested into existence after the Crisis) from the future. He showed up with Nora in the present where he meets Barry. During his time, he lost his grandfather Jay Garrick to Godspeed where Bart considered Godspeed to be his version of Eobard Thawne. When the present day Jay was captured by the Godspeed Drones, Bart tried to rescue him only for the attacks of the Godspeed Drones to place him in a coma with his speed-healing helping him out.

In season eight, Nora and Bart time-travel to 2013 where they investigate why Joan was erased. They managed to undo Joan's erasing. When Iris appeared in 2040, Nora was unable to return her to her own time due to the Negative Still Force. After Joan Williams confirms that there are negative tachyons in Iris, Nora heads to Flash's time to warn him of it. Bart and Nora later help Flash in fighting Eobard Thawne.

Introduced in season eight

Despero

Main article: Despero

Despero (portrayed by Tony Curran; season 8) is an alien from a point in the future where Flash supposedly brought armageddon to Earth. His abilities come from the Fires of Py'tar, and he also wears a special belt that allows him to travel through time and assume a human form. Some of Despero's history involved him being part of a rebellion against a tyrant that he was unable to bring himself to kill resulting in Despero being banished from Earth. He traveled to the present to dispose of Flash where he also fought Atom. After the confrontation and reading Flash's mind, Despero gave him seven days to prove him wrong or else he will do away with him. When Despero catches up to Flash at the former S.T.A.R. Labs hideout that he and the other superheroes used, he witnesses Deon Owens sending Flash to 2030. Despero proceeded to torture Team Flash until Flash undid the Reverse-Flashpoint timeline. Flash stated that Eobard Thawne was responsible for what happened and to head to 2030 to see if any changes happened there. Despero assumes his true form and heads there. Afterwards, Despero begins to target Thawne which involved mind-controlling a time-traveling Mia Smoak. It was then revealed that Despero was the tyrant who was overthrown and exiled. With help from the technology provided by Chester, Barry was able to cut off Despero's access to the Fires of Py'tar causing Despero to get away.

Deathstorm

Main article: Deathstorm

Deathstorm (portrayed by Robbie Amell; season 8) is a being of negative cold fusion energy that was created from Ronnie Raymond's sacrifice. In a black flame form, he was responsible for killing Stan Mullins, Donna Winters, Caitlin's yoga teacher Parker DeStefano, Colin Smith, Megan Landa, and Veronica Binning where they each suffered a grief. After impersonating Quincy P. Runk to get to Chester, Deathstorm manipulated Caitlin into using the Quantum Splicer so that he can have a physical body. This happened when Caitlin and Frost confronted it at Piedmont State Park attacking six campers after thwarting an attempt to contain it. He is restored but Caitlin notices there are an occasional irregularity with his body and he later assumed his Deathstorm form. While feeding off of more grieving people, he plans to make Caitlin into his bride to end his loneliness. After impersonating Ultraviolet to fight Allegra, Deathstorm dodges Flash and took Caitlin to Ripley's Wild World where he killed some of the people there to feed off the grief. As he starts to use his powers on her, Deathstorm flees upon declaring that Caitlin is not ready, impersonating Eddie Thawne to get to Iris. While feeding off of Team Flash's grief, Deathstorm is confronted by Frost as Hellfrost, saving Caitlin and consuming Deathstorm.

Tinya Wazzo / Phantom Girl

Main article: Phantom Girl

Tinya Wazzo (portrayed by Mika Abdalla;[87] season 8) is a girl with ghost abilities that has been operating as the Coast City Phantom. Iris and Sue take her along to help her in finding her birth mother Renee who abandoned her. When they did find Renee, Iris' time sickness caused Renee to disappear into the Still Force leaving Tinya devastated. She later makes Iris disappear and advises Sue not to go after her again. Barry later visits Tinya in Coast City hoping to get her to help find Iris. She turns him down as she still blames Iris for what happened to Renee and takes her leave. After Thawne was defeated, Flash and Iris reunite Tinya with Renee after everything that was trapped in the Still Force was returned to their respectful locations.

Meena Dhawan / Fast Track

Main article: Fast Track (comics)

Meena Dhawan (portrayed by Kausar Mohammed; seasons 8) is the CEO of Fast Track Labs. She became a speedster by using the Biometric Lightning Oscillation Chamber (BLOC), which she invented alongside a time-displaced amnesiac Eobard Thawne, with whom she was romantically involved. She meets Barry, who gives her the moniker "Fast Track" and mentors her. She briefly becomes corrupted by the Negative Speed Force and is distraught when the Negative Forces kill her lover by resurrecting the original Thawne in his body. After his defeat, the BLOC is depowered and Meena loses her speed. She does not appear in season 9 when her cardiac arrest returns her and Meena dies before the ninth season start.

Guest stars

The following is a supplementary list of guest stars, some recurring, who appear in lesser roles. The characters are listed in order of appearance by the season in which they first appeared.

Introduced in season one

Introduced in season two

Introduced in season three

Introduced in season four

Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith cameo as Central City Museum security guards named Jay and Bob.

Introduced in season five

Introduced in season six

Dina Meyer makes an uncredited vocal cameo in "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three"; reprising her role as Barbara Gordon / Oracle from Birds of Prey.

Introduced in season seven

Introduced in season eight

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Gustin also portrays Hannibal Bates / Everyman disguised as the Earth-1 version in season one, and Barry Allen's Earth-2 doppelgänger in season two.
  2. ^ Patton also portrays Hannibal Bates / Everyman disguised as the Earth-1 version in season one, and Iris West-Allen's Earth-2 doppelgänger in season two.
  3. ^ Panabaker also portrays Hannibal Bates / Everyman disguised as the Earth-1 version in season one, and Killer Frost's Earth-2 doppelgänger in season two.
  4. ^ Cosnett also portrays Hannibal Bates / Everyman disguised as his character in season one.
  5. ^ Valdes also portrays his character's Earth-2 doppelgänger Reverb in season two, and Echo of Earth-19 in season six.
  6. ^ Cavanagh also portrays Hannibal Bates / Everyman disguised as his character.
  7. ^ Cavanagh is still enrolled in the main cast, but the role of Eobard Thawne in the season was a guest.
  8. ^ Matt Letscher portrays Eobard Thawne in a guest capacity in the first, second, third, and eighth seasons.
  9. ^ Cavanagh is still enrolled in the main cast, but the role of Eobard Thawne in the season was a recurring.
  10. ^ As Eobard Thawne, Cavanagh is credited as a special guest star in "Heart of the Matter" Part 2.
  11. ^ As Harrison Wells, Cavanagh is credited as a main character through episode "Mother".
  12. ^ Tom portrays Nash in only 1 episode of season 7, but the actor is still listed as the main cast.
  13. ^ Martin also portrays Joseph West's Earth-2 doppelgänger in season two, and Ralph Dibny disguised as the Earth-1 version in season four.
  14. ^ Lonsdale is credited as a series regular in all of his other appearances but as a special guest star in "We Are the Flash".
  15. ^ In season one's "Tricksters", Anthony Harrison portrays Gregory Wolfe.

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