2020s

Know the Cast: ‘Minx’

Minx Cast - Every Performer and Character in the HBO Max Series

The Minx cast features Ophelia Lovibond, Jake Johnson and Michael Angarano. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Ellen Rapoport’s HBO Max series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Minx follows Joyce, a Los Angeles woman who starts a feminist magazine in the early 70s. She receives assistance from an adult entertainment publisher, Doug, who uses his advertising skills to lure investors. The storyline explores Joyce’s attempts to stay original and idealistic. Here’s every main performer and character in Minx.

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Minx Cast: Ophelia Lovibond as Joyce

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Ophelia Lovibond as Joyce

Character Profile: A Vassar-educated Los Angeles feminist. She seeks a publisher for a women’s magazine but needs help marketing her vision. Joyce learns how to make crucial compromises while collaborating with an erotic magazine entrepreneur.

Lovibond’s Resume: Vanessa in No Strings Attached (2011), Carina in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Emma in The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Arabella in Rocketman (2009), Carina in What If… ? (2021)

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Minx Cast: Jake Johnson as Doug

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Jake Johnson as Doug

Character Profile: The boss at Bottom Dollar Publications. He meets Joyce at a conference and believes in her goals for “The Matriarchy Awakens.” Doug helps the protagonist shape her vision while helping her learn about the adult entertainment industry.

Johnson’s Resume: Nick Miller in New Girl (2011-18), Principal Dadier in 21 Jump Street (2012), Jeff in Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), Lowery in Jurassic World (2015), Peter B. Parker in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

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Minx Cast: Michael Angarano as Glenn

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Michael Angarano as Glenn

Character Profile: Joyce’s ex-boyfriend, a writer. He doesn’t fully believe in “The Matriarchy Awakens.” Glenn begins dating a young woman that Joyce used to babysit.

Angarano’s Resume: Young William in Almost Famous (2000), Travis in Red State (2011), Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. in The Knick (2014-15), Eddie Zeidel in I’m Dying Up Here (2017-18), Nick Pearson in This Is Us (2018-21)

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Minx Cast: Jessica Lowe as Bambi

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Jessica Lowe as Bambi

Character Profile: A model for Bottom Dollar Publications. She becomes the new centerfold coordinator at “Minx.” Bambi is an industry veteran who receives personal and professional help from her colleagues.

Lowe’s Resume: Ginger in Blended (2014), Dahlia/ Elf/Skye in Bob’s Burgers (2015-19), Florence in Wrecked (2016-18), Mina in The Christmas Chronicles (2018), Lindy Lissons in The Righteous Gemstones (2022)

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Minx Cast: Oscar Montoya as Richie

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Oscar Montoya as Richie

Character Profile: A makeup artist at Bottom Dollar Publications. He doesn’t initially vibe with Joyce (see above). Richie works as a “Minx” photographer.

Montoya’s Resume: Podcast Host/Conquistador Santa/Muammar Gaddafi in CollegeHumor Originals (2011-18), Oscar in The Elite Daily Show (2016), David/Male Nurse/Nate in Bless the Harts (2019-21), Cliff Sound in Dope State (2019), Quatronostro in Final Space (2021)

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Minx Cast: Lennon Parham as Shelly

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Lennon Parham as Shelly

Character Profile: Joyce’s sister. She urges her sibling to collaborate with Doug. Shelly educates Joyce about sex toys and the lives of married women.

Parham’s Resume: Joyce in Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Lennon Walker in Best Friends Forever (2012), Maggie Caruso in Playing House (2014-17), Roz in Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), Kay Bowman in Bless This Mess (2019-20)

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Minx Cast: Idara Victor as Tina

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Idara Victor as Tina

Character Profile: Doug’s secretary at Bottom Dollar Publications. She is a 10-year employee who initially teases Joyce. Tina hangs out with Bambi and Richie.

Victor’s Resume: Adam’s Dream Woman in Starved (2005), Nina Holiday in Rizzoli & Isles (2014-16), Abigail in TURN: Washington’s Spies (2014-17), Nurse Gerhad in Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Sarah in Shameless (2019)

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Minx Cast: Taylor Zakhar Perez as Shane

Minx Cast on HBO Max - Taylor Zakhar Perez as Shane

Character Profile: A model for Bottom Dollar Publications. He’s a fireman from Malibu. Shane flirts with Joyce and inspires her creative vision.

Perez’s Resume: Keith in iCarly (2012), Trent in Alpha House (2014), Noah Torres in Embeds (2017), Calvin in Scandal (2018), Marco Valentin Peña in The Kissing Booth Movie Franchise (2020-21)

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The Minx cast also includes Gillian Jacobs (Community, Choke), Rich Sommer (Mad Men, GLOW), Hope Davis (American Splendor, Succession), Amy Landecker (Dan in Real Life, Transparent) and Stephen Tobolowski (Thelma & Louise, The Goldbergs).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.