Roland West

West 1980

West 1990

West 2015

Status: Alive
Age: Early to mid 70s
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Marital status: Single
Significant other(s): Lori
Played by: Stephen Dorff
Seasons: 3
First episode: "The Great War and Modern Memory"
Last episode: "Now Am Found"
Appears in: 1 season, 8 episodes

Roland West is an Arkansas State Investigator whose career has been influenced by a baffling crime.


Wayne Hays’ junior partner while investigating the disappearance of two children in 1980, over the years Roland West rises in the ranks. He’s persuaded by Hays in later years to once again pursue the case.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Roland West was portrayed by Stephen Dorff in Season 3 of True Detective.


Season 3
"The Great War and Modern Memory" "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" "The Big Never" "The Hour and the Day"
"If You Have Ghosts" "Hunters in the Dark" "The Final Country" "Now Am Found"
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