The Shield was a crime drama television show airing on FX from 2002-2008. Kurt Sutter was an executive producer, writer, actor, and director on this show prior to creating Sons of Anarchy.


The two shows feature a number of the same actors, as well as sharing the names of two gangs: the One-Niners and the Byz Lats. In the episode "Family Recipe", Gemma sarcastically suggests that "Dezerian Motorworks" shot up their clubhouse. In "To Be, Act 1," Juice watches the show in his prison cell.

Actors Shared With SOAEdit