The Rescued by Ruby cast features Grant Gustin, Scott Wolf and Kaylah Zander. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Katt Shea’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Rescued by Ruby follows a state police officer in Warwick, Rhode Island who hopes to join a K-9 unit. Daniel O’Neil displays nervous behavior but knows the benefits of having a hyperactive mind. The protagonist attempts to train a street dog and learns lessons about himself in the process. Here’s every main performer and character in Rescued by Ruby, an adaptation of Squire Rushnell and Louise DuArt’s short story “Dogwink Ruby.”
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Rescued by Ruby Cast: Grant Gustin as Daniel O’Neil
Character Profile: A trooper for the Rhode Island State Police-Wickford Barracks. He tries to join a K-9 unit after several failed attempts. Daniel uses his hyperactive mind to learn about the power of a Border Collie dog while receiving encouragement from his adoring wife.
Gustin’s Resume: Sebastian Smythe in Glee (2011-13), Campbell Price in 90210 (2013), Barry Allen/The Flash in Arrow (2013-20), Barry Allen/The Flash in Supergirl (2016-19), Barry Allen/The Flash in The Flash (2014-)
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Rescued by Ruby Cast: Scott Wolf as Matt Zarrella
Character Profile: A K-9 captain for the Rhode Island State Police-Wickford Barracks. He likes Daniel but worries about his nervous behavior. Matt receives advice from an older friend and closely observes the protagonist’s methods.
Wolf’s Resume: Bailey Salinger in Party of Five (1994-2000), Dr. Jake Hartman in Everwood (2004-06), Donnie Ryan in Perception (2013-15), Dr. Scott Clemmens in The Night Shift (2014-17), Carson Drew in Nancy Drew (2019-)
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Rescued by Ruby Cast: Kaylah Zander as Melissa O’Neil
Character Profile: Daniel’s wife. She wants to have a family dog and compares Ruby’s underdog story to her husband’s life experiences. Melissa admires Daniel’s energy, heart and focus.
Zander’s Resume: Riley in iZombie (2019), Tosh in The 100 (2019), Sarah Portman in CR: Complete Reality (2020), Sycorax in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2020), Steph in Needle in a Timestack (2021)
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Rescued by Ruby Cast: Camille Sullivan as Pat Inman
Character Profile: A kennel operator. She saves Ruby’s life by finding a new owner. Pat reunites with the dog in the final act.
Sullivan’s Resume: Francine Reardon in Intelligence (2005-07), Helen Murphy Sullivan in The Disappearance (2017), Alice Landry in Unspeakable (2019), Joanie Sullivan in Big Sky (2020-21), Anne in Hunter Hunter (2020)
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Rescued by Ruby Cast: Tom McBeath as Seamus Brady
Character Profile: A retired maintenance worker for Scituate Barracks. He speaks with Daniel and knows a lot about Captain Zerella’s methods. Seamus plays a crucial role in the K-9 redemption story.
McBeath’s Resume: T.E.C. Technician in Timecop (1994), Roger Deakins in Intelligence (2006-07), Karl in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Bob in Down River (2013), Smithers in Riverdale (2017-21)
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The Rescued by Ruby cast also includes Sharon Taylor (Jann, Big Sky), Eileen Pedde (Battlestar Galactica, Juno), Jude Culham-Keays (feature debut), Teodoro Tannahill (feature debut) and Graem Beddoes.
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