Twin Peaks Star joins X-Men: First Class Ray Wise has joined the cast of the X-Men: First Class. According to reports, Wise will play a key political figure in the movie. Wise explained, “I’m playing the Secretary of State of the United States. I’ll be going over there in the next couple of weeks.”. Ray Wise is best known for his role on the cult TV series Twin Peaks and his bad guy role in Robocop.