John Travolta as Robert Shapiro
Shapiro was part of the legal defence team for OJ. A celebrity lawyer, Shapiro had celebrity clients including Johnny Carson and the Kardashians. John Travolta is of course famous from Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction among many other films.
David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian
Kardashian was a tax lawyer and longtime friend of OJ Simpsons when he joined the defence team. He’s the father of Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob. He died in 2003 at the age of 59 from cancer. David Schwimmer is best known as Ross from Friends.
Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark
Clark was the lead prosecutor in the Simpson case and went on to write a book about the trial ( Without a Doubt) and four novels. Sarah Poulson is the four- time Emmynominated actor most famous for her role in anthology series
American Horror Story.
Courtney Bernard Vance as Johnnie Cochran
Cochran led the defence team and represented other celebrities including Michael Jackson, Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg. Cochran also inspired the Seinfeld character Jackie Chiles. Vance played Ron Carver on Law and Order: Criminal Intent.