'The L Word' is billed as the intimate story about the lives and loves of a group of lesbian friends living in Los Angeles. Mostly centering on Jenny (Mia Kirshner), a recent graduate of the University of Chicago, who moves to Los Angeles to live with her boyfriend Tim (Eric Mabius) and begin a professional writing career. Jenny's life is turned upside down when she attends a party hosted by Tim's next-door neighbors, Bette (Jennifer Beals) and Tina (Laurel Hollomon), a lesbian couple who are looking to take the step into parenthood after seven years of dating. A brief encounter at the party with Marina (Karina Lombard), the owner of The Planet, the local coffeehouse that the ladies gather on a daily basis, suddenly has Jenny thrust into the local lesbian community and a whole new world she never understood until she questions her own sexual orientation. Other friends of Bette and Tina include Dana (Erin Daniels), a rising tennis player looking for love despites having no dating experience; Alice (Leisha Hailey), a magazine writer whom just wants to find the woman of her dreams; Shane (Katherine Moenning) is a sexually aggressive slacker/hairstylist whom seeks out her own girl just for her own pleasures.


Cast in Alphabetical order :-

Jennifer Beals .... Bette Porter
Erin Daniels .... Dana Fairbanks
Leisha Hailey .... Alice Pieszecki
Laurel Holloman .... Tina Kennard
Mia Kirshner .... Jenny Schecter
Katherine Moennig .... Shane McCutcheon
Pam Grier .... Kit Porter
Karina Lombard .... Marina Ferrer (2004)
Eric Mabius .... Tim Haspel (2004)
Rachel Shelley .... Helena Peabody (2005-)
Eric Lively .... Mark Wayland (2005-)
Sarah Shahi .... Carmen de la Pica Morales (2005-)