A strong-willed New York reporter dispatched to cover the railroad, Louise Ellison quit her job to become editor of her own Cheyenne paper. In Season 4, Louise must find a way to uncover the truth about the railroad while working under the railroad’s boss Thomas Durant and entangled with the newly arrived provisional governor, John Campbell.
Jennifer Ferrin is known for her work on such series as The Following, opposite Kevin Bacon; The Kill Point with John Leguizamo; Life on Mars with Harvey Keitel; 3lbs with Stanley Tucci; and The Cape. She has also appeared as a guest star on Deception, Elementary, Royal Pains, The Good Wife, Unforgettable, Boardwalk Empire, Nurse Jackie, White Collar, Fringe, Law & Order: SVU, and Rescue Me. In addition to Hell on Wheels, Ferrin can soon be seen opposite Clive Owen in Stephen Soderbergh's event series, The Knick.
Ferrin is also known for her work on As the World Turns for which she garnered two Daytime Emmy® nominations. In 2008, she made her Broadway debut as a member of the original cast of Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps. Film credits include Nonames, starring James Badge-Dale, and Sex and The City 2.
Ferrin is a 2003 graduate of The North Carolina School of the Arts.