Peter Florrick

Played by Chris Noth

Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) is a corrupt politician and husband to Alicia (Julianna Margulies) on "The Good Wife." In the first episode of the series, he admitted to his part in a sex scandal and resigned from his position as Cook County State's Attorney. Peter was subsequently imprisoned for corruption and during his trial, he revealed that he had affairs with several prostitutes. He was later released from prison and then cleared of all charges. At the end of Season 1, Peter launched a campaign to get his job back.

Memorable Quotes:

"Politics is just a game of shoots and ladders. Right now, I'm at square one."