Kelsey Grammer stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the Starz series "Boss."
Steppenwolf's James Vincent Meredith plays the mayor's nemesis.
John Hoogenakker appeared on "Boss" while also starring at the Goodman.
Elmhurst's Francis Guinan plays embittered, lame-duck Gov. McCall Cullen.
Anish Jethmalani, who grew up in Glendale Heights, is back on the show playing a nurse.
Steppenwolf's Amy Morton is a governor candidate this season.
The relationship between Kelsey Grammer's Mayor Tom Kane, left, and James Vincent Meredith's Alderman William Ross remains frosty as the second season of "Boss" continues on Starz.
Craig Spidle, once of the Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, plays a newspaper publisher.
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The producers of “Boss” make a lot of local actors very happy. The acclaimed Starz TV series, starring Kelsey Grammer as a take-no-prisoners Chicago mayor determined to maintain his iron grip on the city, has employed more than 150 of them over its first two seasons — and not just as walk-ons or extras.