Characters: The Blacklist: Others
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Played by: Amir Arison
A FBI agent working in the task force, he's in charge of technical matters such as surveillance, hacking, understanding computer codes and electronics. He has also seen little action in the field since he works behind the scenes.
- Ascended Extra: Initially, he was just a tech guy who got a few lines in a couple of episodes. Then "Anslo Garrick" happened and he had to take a level in Badass and help fight some mercenaries.
- Deadpan Snarker: Often after achieving something.
- Fake Guest Star: Like Dembe, he has appeared in almost every episode after the pilot. He usually gets more to do as well.
- Frame-Up: What Fitch's party tries to do with Aram as a decoy in the aftermath of the black ops compound raid. Luckily, Reddington saw through this and saved him before the FBI can falsely arrest him for being a double agent.
- Heroic BSOD: Does this after he killed the mercenary who held Liz at gunpoint. This is due to his position in the task force, which doesn't require him to be out in the field and the fact that he told Liz that he only used a pistol during target practice. He only snapped out of it after Liz told him to get a hold of himself.
- Hypercompetent Sidekick: Of the whole FBI task force, he seems to actually be the one (except for Liz) who has some positive impact on the missions, i.e. he does something that Reddington does not have to help with. Especially comparing to Ressler who usually just gets heroically beaten up.
- Nice Guy: He does seem to be one of most easy-going of the group.
- Non-Action Guy: And actually very scared of gunfights, especially when Anslo raids the black ops compound.
- NSA: Prior to joining the FBI, Aram worked with the NSA for 14 years.
- The Smart Guy: His function in the task force.
Played By: Jane Alexander
An official at the Department of Justice, she's the head of its Criminal Division and is in charge of making sure that the FBI's secret task forces does it duty of apprehending the names of individuals Reddington supplies through his blacklist. She also recruits retired CIA agent Meera Malik to make sure that task force does its job.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She was an Obstructive Bureaucrat at worst for most of her appearances, until we find out that she's actually the one who orchestrated the attack on the Post Office and thus murdered several of her own people, to cover up a criminal conspiracy she is involved in.
- Character Death: Killed off by Red in the 13th episode.
- Evil All Along: She's The Mole everyone was looking for.
- Jerkass: While her reasons for being a Obstructive Bureaucrat are more or less justified, she could at least try to be less abrasive and disrespectful about it. Justified because she's actually a villain.
- Obstructive Bureaucrat: Applies to her, but only because she's skeptical of Reddington's condition for a possible pardon for all his crimes.
- The Mole: Responsible for providing the information on the black site to Garrick's team.
- Pointy-Haired Boss: Not entirely, but has some shades of it due her treatment of Cooper and his team.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Became this after being informed that Fitch's party was covertly doing surveillance on her. Later on, it turns out she and Fitch were working together from the start.
- Smug Snake: Revealed as this after her secret is uncovered. She massively overestimates how valuable she is, and ends up on the wrong end of Reddington's gun for this.
Played By: Alan Alda
A mysterious individual from Reddington's past, apparently connected to a larger organization of some kind. He is on a Senate committee investigating the task force in the aftermath of the Garrick attack (which he was ultimately behind), and Fowler secretly reports to him.
Played By: William Sadler
The adoptive father of Elizabeth Keen and an old friend of Reddington.
- The Atoner: According to him, he must make up for some mistake he committed by telling the truth. What mistake is still unknown. Unfortunately for him, Reddington disagrees.
- Character Death: Reddington gives him a Mercy Kill combined with He Knows Too Much.
- Cool Old Guy: Seems to have been a pretty decent dad to Liz. He's implied to have trained her as a Con Artist and a thief, but this might just make him cooler.
- Deadpan Snarker: Constantly uses sarcasm to ease the tension with his daughter.
- He Knows Too Much: Red kills him to prevent him from telling Keen the truth. According to Reddington, her knowing the true identity of her biological father would put her life in danger.
Jolene Parker/Lucy Brooks
Played By: Rachel Brosnahan
A mysterious woman who claims to be a substitute teacher and has been attempting to seduce Tom, but definitely has an ulterior agenda. Her real name is Lucy Brooks, and she has been spying on Red. She works for whoever Tom does, and was sent to make sure he remembers he only married Elizabeth because she is his target.
- Ambiguously Evil: While she definitely isn't who she claims to be, it's not clear on whose side she is on. It's looking increasingly like the bad guys, though.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: It's clear from the start that her intentions towards Tom and Liz are far from benign. Turns out, she was sent to make sure he was still evil.
- Character Death: Killed by Tom by suffocating her with a blanket.
- Chekhov's Gunman: We have actually seen her way before her debut; she was the girl whose body the Stewmaker supposedly got rid of, the one whose photo Red stole at the end of that episode. Later, Red runs her name through ViCAP.
- Consummate Liar: The audience knows from the start that she isn't who she claims to be, but she puts on a good act.
- Even Evil Has Standards: She is visibly disturbed by how ruthless Tom is. Ironic, since she was sent to make sure he was still evil in the first place.
- Faking the Dead: According to Red, her real name is Lucy Brooks and she faked her death to elude him.
- Manipulative Bitch: She's quite adept at manipulating people, as seen in how she worms her way into Tom's life.
- Punny Name: A Cover Version of the Dolly Parton song "Jolene" plays over her and Tom at one point; since it's established that Jolene is a fake name, she might well have chosen it for that very reason.
- Too Dumb to Live: Cowboy warned her that Tom would kill her; despite already being freaked out by his ruthless behaviour, she didn't listen. She paid for it.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Killed off one episode after we find out what she was after in the first place. We barely saw the "real" her, just her Joleyn Parker alias.