It's no question that The West Wing
has been credited with being one of the most influential shows to reflect American politics and American culture ever created. It's 95 Primetime Emmy Nominations and 26 wins for excellence in a drama series prove it so, but it isn't the show's story or plotlines or subject matter that captured the hearts of the nation, it was the people.
From Martin Sheen
winning the respect of former Potus Bill Clinton
himself to Rob Lowe
and Richard Schiff
inspiring law students all over the country to pursue careers in speech writing and politics, here are 10 hidden details about the main characters of The West Wing
that you probably didn't know.
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