The Paper Girls cast features Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet, Sofia Rosinsky and Fina Strazza. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Stephany Folsom’s Amazon series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Paper Girls follows four teenage girls from Ohio. During their regular newspaper delivery routine, the protagonists inadvertently travel to the year 2019. The titular characters learn about an ongoing war between two time traveling organizations and hope to return home safely. Here’s every main performer and character in Paper Girls, an adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s comic book series.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Honor Society’
Paper Girls Cast: Camryn Jones as Tiffany Quilkin
Character Profile: An ambitious member of the Paper Girls. She learns that her future self established a scientific institute, one that correlates with warring groups of time travelers. Tiffany learns more about her life during a 90s timeline.
Jones’ Resume: Samantha in Created Equal (2017), Theresa Williams in Perpetual Grace, LTD (2019), Boo Burrow in Pete the Cat (2020-), Esther in Cherish the Day (2020), Young Hayley in Pacific Rim: The Black (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Recurrence’
Paper Girls Cast: Riley Lai Nelet as Erin Tieng
Character Profile: An Asian-American member of the Paper Girls. She meets her future self immediately after being transported to 2019. Erin looks after her younger sister, Missy.
Nelet’s Resume: Classmate #1 in American Housewife (2017), Young Reileen in Altered Carbon (2018), Vivian in Generation (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Purple Hearts’
Paper Girls Cast: Sofia Rosinsky as Mac Coyle
Character Profile: A rebellious member of the Paper Girls. She learns in a future timeline that she died at 16 from a cerebral lymphoma. Mac reunites with her brother and keeps an open mind about her fate while time traveling.
Rosinsky’s Resume: Lucy in The Other Side of the Door (2016), Abigail in Our Little Secret (2017), Errol’s Inner Child in The Passing Parade (2018), Zora Morris in Fast Layne (2019), Molly in A Wake (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Surface’
Paper Girls Cast: Fina Strazza as KJ Brandman
Character Profile: A Jewish member of the Paper Girls. She is a privileged teenager with a famous and wealthy grandfather. KJ learns that her future self attends film school at NYU and has a girlfriend.
Strazza’s Resume: Jez in A Little Game (2014), Emily Parson in A Christmas Melody (2015), Milly Bucci in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2019-20), Whitney in Madam Secretary (2019), Young Holly in Above the Shadows (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Not Okay’
Paper Girls Cast: Adina Porter as Prioress
Character Profile: A member of the Old Watch. She hopes to preserve the original timeline. Prioress tracks down the Paper Girls and introduces them to the Old Watch’s Grand Father.
Porter’s Resume: Lettie Mae Thornton in True Blood (2008-14), Various in American Horror Story (2011-21), Kendra James in The Newsroom (2012-14), Indra in The 100 (2014-20), Sheriff Peterkin in Outer Banks (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Keep Breathing’
Paper Girls Cast: Nate Corddry as Larry
Character Profile: A member of the STF Underground. He is a farmer with a time rip on his property. Larry battles against the Old Watch and hopes to re-write history.
Corddry’s Resume: Calvin in The Nanny Diaries (2007), Josh in The Ugly Truth (2009), Terry, the Banker in St. Vincent (2014), Dan in The Circle (2017), Larry Wilson in For All Mankind (2019-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘The Gray Man’
Paper Girls Cast: Ali Wong as Adult Erin
Character Profile: A future version of Erin in 2019. She is a single paralegal who talks to herself about “winning.” Adult Erin makes a fateful decision after meeting her younger self.
Wong’s Resume: Doris in American Housewife (2016-21), Bertie in Tuca & Bertie (2019-21), Sasha in Always Be My Maybe (2019), Ellen Yee in Birds of Prey (2020), Becca in Human Resources (2022-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Alba’
Paper Girls Cast: Jason Mantzoukas as Grand Father
Character Profile: The Old Watch leader. He wears hip-hop-themed t-shirts and lives by the mantra “Your time is your time.” The Grand Father hopes to preserve the original timeline.
Mantzoukas’ Resume: Rafi in The League (2010-15), Nadal in The Dictator (2012), Adrian Pimento in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2016-21), Jay Bilzerian in Big Mouth (2017-), Scarecrow in The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Resident Evil’
The Paper Girls cast also includes Sekai Abenì (TV debut), Celeste Arias (The Big Sick, The Post), Meg Thalken (Poltergeist III, U.S. Marshals), Jessika Van (Awkward., Seoul Searching) and Rebecca Spence (Public Enemies, Contagion).
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