The Pieces of Her cast features Toni Collette, Bella Heathcote and David Wenham. This info article contains minor spoilers for Charlotte Stoudt’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Pieces of Her explores the relationship between a Georgia mother and her 30-year-old daughter. After surviving a mass shooting, Laura Oliver is forced to acknowledge her past life before entering the Witness Protection Program. Meanwhile, Andy Oliver learns about her family history and birth father. Here’s every main performer and character in Pieces of Her, an adaptation of Karin Slaughter’s 2018 novel.
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Pieces of Her Cast: Toni Collette as Laura Oliver
Character Profile: A speech language pathologist in Belle Isle, Georgia. She survives a mass shooting and gets recognized as a missing woman named Jane Queller. Laura protects her daughter from unfortunate truths.
Collette’s Resume: Lynn Sear in The Sixth Sense (1999), Fiona Brewer in About a Boy (2002), Sheryl in Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Annie in Hereditary (2018), Zeena Krumbein in Nightmare Alley (2021)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Bella Heathcote as Andy Oliver
Character Profile: Laura’s daughter, a 30-year-old security officer. She fails to detain a shooter and subsequently struggles with self-confidence issues. Andy learns about her mother’s former life and hopes to find out the truth about her birth father.
Heathcote’s Resume: Michele Weis in In Time (2011), Gigi in The Neon Demon (2016), Nicole Dörmer in The Man in the High Castle (2016-18), Jane Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), Sam in Relic (2020)
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Pieces of Her Cast: David Wenham as Jasper Queller
Character Profile: Laura’s brother. He’s a successful businessman and politician. Jasper meets with Andy and hides a secret about her mother.
Wenham’s Resume: Faramir in The Lord of the Rings Movie Franchise (2002-03), Carl in Van Helsing (2004), Dilios in 300 (2006), Al Park in Top of the Lake (2013-17), Sir Tiuri The Valiant in The Letter for the King (2020)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Jessica Barden as Jane
Character Profile: A younger version of Laura. She’s a professional piano player who is pressured by her father. Jane falls in love with a terrorist and decides to enter the Witness Protection Program.
Barden’s Resume: Sophie in Hanna (2011), Nosebleed Woman in The Lobster (2015), Liddy in Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Alyssa in The End of the F***ing World (2017-19), Blake Conway in The New Romanic (2018)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Joe Dempsie as Nick
Character Profile: Jane’s love interest. He’s a Stanford-educated man who leads the terrorist group Army of the Changing World. Nick disappears in a flashback timeline and then reemerges to find his daughter.
Dempsie’s Resume: Chris in Skins (2007-08), Gendry in Game of Thrones (2011-19), Theo Nelson in Blitz (2011), Harry Clarke in Deep State (2018-19), Rich in Adult Material (2020)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Jacob Scipio as Michael Vargas
Character Profile: A U.S. marshal from El Paso, Texas. He meets Andy in a bar and doesn’t reveal his true identity. Michael falls in love and gets caught up in Queller family drama.
Scipio’s Resume: Leo in Bob the Builder (2015-18), Lewis in Dixi (2015), Justin Gallegos in The Outpost (2019), Armando Aretas in Bad Boys for Life (2020), Don Q in Last Looks (2021)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Omari Hardwick as Gordon Oliver
Character Profile: Laura’s husband, a lawyer. He reaches out to a U.S. marshal who understands his wife’s backstory. Gordon learns about Laura’s true identity and tries to help his step-daughter, Andy.
Hardwick’s Resume: Ty Curtis in Dark Blue (2009-10), Sergeant Marcus Williams in Kick-Ass (2010), James “Ghost” St. Patrick in Power (2014-20), Mr. _______ in Sorry to Bother You (2018), Vanderohe in Army of the Dead (2021)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Gil Birmingham as Charlie Bass
Character Profile: An FBI agent. He is Laura’s long-time handler who hopes that she will stay in the Witness Protection Program. Charlie gets targeted by a well-known terrorist.
Birmingham’s Resume: Billy Black in the Twilight Movie Franchise (2008-12), Daniel Lanagin in House of Cards (2014), Alberto Parker in Hell or High Water (2016), Martin Hanson in Wind River (2017), Thomas Rainwater in Yellowstone (2018-20)
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Pieces of Her Cast: Terry O’Quinn as Martin Queller
Character Profile: Laura’s father. He appears in flashback sequences. Martin is a successful businessman who gets murdered while giving a speech in Oslo, Norway.
O’Quinn’s Resume: Jerry Blake in The Stepfather (1987), Alex McSween in Young Guns (1988), Howard Hughes in The Rocketeer (1991), John Locke/Man in Black in Lost (2004-10), Byron LaCroix in FBI: Most Wanted (2020-)
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The Pieces of Her cast also includes Aaron Jeffery (Wentworth, Between Two Worlds), Genevieve Hegney (The Little Death, Young Rock), Nicholas Burton (Damaged, Dave & Theo), Catherine McClements (Water Rats, The Secret Life of Us) and Calum Worthy (American Vandal, The Act).
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