The Emily in Paris cast features Lily Collins, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu and Ashley Park. This info article contains minor spoilers for Darren Star’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Emily in Paris follow a Chicago marketing expert who relocates to Paris, France. She attempts to prove her professional worth despite a limited understanding of the French language. Over the course of 20 episodes, the protagonist makes smart business moves while struggling with decisions in her personal life. Here’s every main player in Emily in Paris.
Emily in Paris Cast: Lily Collins as Emily Cooper
Character Profile: A Chicago native who relocates to Paris for a marketing position. She documents her experiences on social media while receiving criticism for her typical American behavior. Emily impresses Parisian colleagues and friends with her professional excellence.
Collins’ Resume: Snow White in Mirror Mirror (2012), Clary in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013), Rosie Dunne in Love, Rosie (2014), Ellen in To the Bone (2017), Rita Alexander in Mank (2020)
Emily in Paris Cast: Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie
Character Profile: Emily’s Parisian boss at Savoir. She’s a married woman who has affairs with business colleagues. Sylvie respects Emily’s hustle and blossoming social skills.
Leroy-Beaulieu’s Resume: Sylvia in Three Men and a Cradle (1985), Mathilde in Neuf mois (1994), Mrs. Normandin in Two Brothers (2004), Catherine Barneville in Call My Agent! (2015-18), Jeanne in Mirage (2020)
Emily in Paris Cast: Ashley Park as Mindy Chen
Character Profile: Emily’s first friend in Paris and eventual roommate. She’s a nanny from Shanghai who left China to avoid a familial scandal. Mindy works as a jazz singer in Paris and worries about an embarrassing performance on Chinese Idol.
Park’s Resume: Olivia Cho in Nightcap (2017), Jennifer Ani Winter in Tales of the City (2019), Cee Cee in Low Low (2019), Ashley Gold in Girls5eva (2021)
Emily in Paris Cast: Lucas Bravo as Gabriel
Character Profile: Emily’s neighbor and love interest. He’s a chef from Normandy who values his country upbringing. Gabriel struggles with his romantic feelings for both Emily and Camille; he also clashes with his bourgeoisie financier at Chez Lavaux.
Bravo’s Resume: Jeff in Sous le soleil de Saint-Tropez (2013), Antoine in Smart Ass (2014), Adrien in T.O.C. (2015), Mathieu Grange in Plus belle la vie (2016), Arsène in Caprice (2019)
Emily in Paris Cast: Samuel Arnold as Julien
Character Profile: Emily’s Savoir co-worker. He’s a gay man who likes to avoid conflict. Julien helps Emily better understand her Parisian boss, Sylvie.
Arnold’s Resume: Supernumeraries in National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra (2018), Graffeur in Platane (2019)
Emily in Paris Cast: Bruno Gouery as Luc
Character Profile: Emily’s Savoir colleague. He has a bad history with females named Marianne. Luc values French culture and seems to respect the closest women in his professional life.
Gouery’s Resume: Romaric Groslay in Doc Martin (2011-15), Julien in President Alphonse (2017-19), Council of Europe Secretary in Rose Island (2020), Jean-Pierre Galibert in Zaï Zaï Zaï Zaï (2020), Cleptomane in A Bookshop in Paris (2021)
Emily in Paris Cast: Camille Razat as Camille
Character Profile: Gabriel’s long-time girlfriend from Champagne. She befriends Emily in season 1 and helps with business opportunities. Camille looks after herself in season 2 while sorting through her feelings for Gabriel.
Razat’s Resume: Léa Morel in Disparue (2015), Fille boîte de nuit in Rock’n Roll (2017), Train Attendant #1 in The 15:17 to Paris (2018), Virginie in Paris Pigalle (2018), Quitterie in The Accusation (2021)
Emily in Paris Cast: William Abadie as Antoine Lambert
Character Profile: A high-profile Savoir client. He’s a married man who has an affair with Sylvie. Antoine owns up to his behavior and finances Gabriel’s restaurant.
Abadie’s Resume: Tony in Sex and the City (2003), Roman in Gossip Girl (2007-09), Alan Bernard in Homeland (2013), Gurmukh in The Con Is On (2018), Father Lasalle in Waiting for Anya (2020)
Emily in Paris Cast: Kate Walsh as Madeline Wheeler
Character Profile: Emily’s boss from Chicago. She arrives in Paris at the end of season 2 and clashes with Sylvie. Madeline loses the faith of her Parisian colleagues and doesn’t seem to value Emily’s professional growth.
Walsh’s Resume: Addison Montgomery in Grey’s Anatomy (2005-), Addison Forbes Montgomery in Private Practice (2007-13), Gina Hess in Fargo (2014), Olivia Baker in 13 Reasons Why (2017-19), The Handler in The Umbrella Academy (2019-20)
Emily in Paris Cast: Lucien Laviscount as Alfie
Character Profile: Emily’s season 2 love interest, a banker. He’s a native Londoner who relocates to Paris for a business opportunity. Alfie bonds with Gabriel but then gets worried upon learning about the chef’s romantic connection to Emily.
Laviscount’s Resume: Ben Richardson in Coronation Street (2009), Earl Grey in Scream Queens (2015), John in The Bye Bye Man (2017), Billy Ayers in Snatch (2017-18), Alexander Cabot in Katy Keane (2020)
The Emily in Paris cast also includes Charles Martins (Sex and the City, Versailles), Jean-Christophe Bouvet (Taxi 2, Marie Antoinette), Hanaé Cloarec-Bailly (Désarticulé) and Carlson Young (Scream: The TV Series, The Blazing World).
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