Jordan Semyon
Jordan Semyon 001
Status: Alive
Residence(s): Vinci
Marital status: Widow
Spouse(s): Frank Semyon
Played by: Kelly Reilly
Seasons: 2
First episode: The Western Book of the Dead
Appears in: 2 season, 5 episodes

Jordan Semyon is the wife and business partner of career criminal and entrepreneur Frank Semyon. She is a recurring character in the second season of True Detective.


Frank Semyon's wife and closest ally, Jordan struggles not only with his choices, but her own as well. They have been trying to have a baby but Jordan seems to be infertile


Jordan Semyon is a commanding and self confident woman. She's not afraid to get involved and speak her piece of mind. Jordan boosts her husband's self esteem and helps make decisions.

Frank calls his wife "the brains". Her influence and power helps recoup lost business money, outsourcing new investors to recover her and Franks missing investments and is the first person to suspect Blake.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Jordan Semyon is portrayed by Kelly Reilly in Season 2 of True Detective.


  1. Jordan's strong authoritative persona lingers in Leonard Cohen's song - " Our law of peace, Which understands, A husband leads, A wife commands.."


Season 2
"The Western Book of the Dead" "Night Finds You" "Maybe Tomorrow" "Down Will Come"
"Other Lives" "Church in Ruins" "Black Maps and Motel Rooms" "Omega Station"
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