Know the Cast: ‘Fire Island’

Fire Island Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2022 Hulu Movie

The Fire Island cast features Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang and Margaret Cho. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Andrew Ahn’s 2022 Hulu movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Fire Island follows a group of gay friends who vacation at a popular New York resort. Noah hopes to hook up during his stay, whereas the more reserved Howie plays it cool. As the best friends develop romantic relationships with fellow guests, they reassess their wants and needs as single men. Here’s every main performer and character in Fire Island.

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Fire Island Cast: Joel Kim Booster as Noah

Fire Island Cast on Hulu - Joel Kim Booster as Noah

Character Profile: The narrator, a nurse. He’s never had a boyfriend and describes himself as “poor.” Noah develops romantic feelings for a well-to-do doctor at Fire Island.

Booster’s Resume: Charles Lu in Big Mouth (2019-21), Jun Ho in Sunnyside (2019), Peter in Search Party (2020), Jingle Jim in Santa Inc. (2021), Phil in Unplugging (2022)

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Fire Island Cast: Boyen Yang as Howie

Fire Island Cast on Hulu - Bowen Yang as Howie

Character Profile: Noah’s best friend. He’s a graphic designer for a San Francisco start-up company. Howie enjoys romantic comedies but has never had a boyfriend.

Yang’s Resume: Saturday Night Live Cast Member (2019-), Donny’s Guy in Isn’t It Romantic (2019), Edmund in Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (2020-21), Hudson in Cicada (2020), Ray the Moderator in The Lost City (2022)

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Fire Island Cast: Margaret Cho as Erin

Fire Island Cast on Hulu - Margaret Cho as Erin

Character Profile: A Fire Island resident who hosts the main protagonists. Noah describes her as a “career brunch server” and “lesbian scam queen.” Erin worries about losing her home due to bad investments.

Cho’s Resume: A Popular Stand-Up Comedian — Also, Margaret Kim in All-American Girl (1994-95), Teri Lee in Drop Dead Diva (2009-14), Kim Jong-Il/Kim Jong-Un in 30 Rock (2011-12), Utada in The Flight Attendant (2022)

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Fire Island Cast: Conrad Ricamora as Will

Fire Island Cast on Hulu - Conrad Ricamora as Will

Character Profile: Noah’s love interest, a lawyer from Los Angeles. He doesn’t enjoy the “superficial” aspects of Fire Island. Will tries to loosen up while building a friendship with Noah.

Ricamora’s Resume: One Night Johnny in Communication Breakdown (2004), DMV Officer in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Oliver Hampton in How to Get Away with Murder (2014-20), Jack in The Light of the Moon (2017), Dr. Jake Wong in The Resident (2021-)

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Fire Island Cast: Matt Rogers as Luke

Fire Island Cast on Hulu - Matt Rogers as Luke

Character Profile: Noah’s friend. He’s a former theatre performer from Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Luke hangs out with his long-time pal/partner, Keegan.

Rogers’ Resume: Max in The After Party (2018), Handler in Shrill (2020), Justin Schultz-Boudreaux in Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (2020), Twink in Q-Force (2021), Darcy Leeds in I Love That for You (2022)

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Fire Island Cast: Tomás Matos as Keegan

Fire Island Cast on Hulu - Tomás Matos as Keegan

Character Profile: Luke’s best friend and former roommate. He’s a theatre enthusiast who likes to steal. Keegan is arguably the most outgoing of the main protagonists.

Matos’ Resume: Little Boy in We Are New York (2009), Lost Boy 9 in Random Acts of Flyness (2018), Cuban Club Dancer in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2019), Pfaff’s Dancer #7 in Dickinson (2021), Ensemble in Diana (2021)

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The Fire Island cast also includes Torian Miller (Chicago Med, 3Peat), Nick Adams (Sex and the City 2, New Girl), Zane Phillips (Madam Secretary, Legacies), Michael Graceffa (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and Aidan Wharton (movie debut).

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