The Purple Hearts cast features Sofia Carson, Nicholas Galitzine and Chosen Jacobs. This info article contains minor spoilers for Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Purple Hearts explores the romance between a liberal California musician and a conservative U.S. Marine. When Cassie proposes a marriage scheme to earn money, Luke goes along with the plan before a tour of duty. The storyline follows the protagonists as they develop genuine feelings for each other after a tragic event. Here’s every main performer and character in Purple Hearts.
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Purple Hearts Cast: Sofia Carson as Cassie
Character Profile: A waitress in Oceanside, California. She fronts a band called The Loyal and has diabetes. Cassie marries a soldier for financial reasons and tries to hide the truth from his father.
Carson’s Resume: Evie in the Descendants Movie Franchise (2015-19), Lola Perez in Adventures in Babysitting (2016), Ava Jalali in Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (2019), Sara in Songbird (2020), April in Feel the Beat (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Not Okay’
Purple Hearts Cast: Nicholas Galitzine as Luke
Character Profile: A U.S. Marine. He is a recovering drug addict and the son of a retired military police officer. Luke tries to rebuild his life with Cassie after injuring his legs during a military attack.
Galitzine’s Resume: Tom in The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014), A.J. in Share (2019), Elliott Lefevre in Chambers (2019), Timmy in The Craft: Legacy (2020), Prince Robert in Cinderella (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Keep Breathing’
Purple Hearts Cast: Chosen Jacobs as Frankie
Character Profile: Cassie’s childhood friend. He is a U.S. Marine who plans to return home to his girlfriend. Frankie begins a tour of duty with Luke.
Jacobs’ Resume: Will Grover in Hawaii Five-0 (2016-18), Mike Hanlon in It (2017), Young Michael in Cops and Robbers (2017), Wendell Deaver in Castle Rock (2018), El in Sneakerella (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Don’t Make Me Go’
Purple Hearts Cast: Kat Cunning as Nora
Character Profile: Cassie’s friend and co-worker. She is a bassist for The Loyal. Nora teases Cassie about her no-soldiers dating rule.
Cunning’s Resume: Christina Fuego in The Deuce (2018-19), Sabine in Trinkets (2019-20), Rachel in Stripped (2019), Tyra in Marry Me (2022), Reina Reign in Rap Sh!t (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Gray Man’
Purple Hearts Cast: Linden Ashby as Jacob Morrow Sr.
Character Profile: Luke’s father. He is retired military police officer whose wife died from cancer. Jacob learns about Luke’s marriage and leg injuries from Cassie.
Ashby’s Resume: Morgan Earp in Wyatt Earp (1994), Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat (1995), Chase in Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Sheriff Noah Stilinski in Teen Wolf (2011-17), Whit Foster in Trinkets (2019-20)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Alba’
The Purple Hearts cast also includes John Harlan Kim (The Librarians, 9-1-1), Scott Deckert (Workaholics, Venom), Anthony Ippolito (Pixels, The Offer), Loren Escandon (The Messengers, The Baxters) and Sarah Rich (#Like, Either Side of Midnight).
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