The You Are Not My Mother cast features Hazel Doupe, Carolyn Bracken and Ingrid Craigie. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Kate Dolan’s 2021 movie on Hulu. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
You Are Not My Mother follows an Irish teenager who looks after her mentally ill mother. Char receives help from her grandmother and uncle while dealing with a local female bully. The narrative examines the teenager’s attempts to understand her mother’s physical transformation. Here’s every main performer and character in You Are Not My Mother.
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You Are Not My Mother Cast: Hazel Doupe as Char
Character Profile: A teenage outcast with a sick mother. She attends a Catholic school and gets bullied because of her lower class living conditions. Char learns the truth about a “birthmark” on her face.
Doupe’s Resume: Artemis in Into the Badlands (2017), Orla Kerr in Michael Inside (2017), Frances in Float Like a Butterfly (2018), Charlie in Calm with Horses (2019), Ingrid Jensen in Smother (2021-)
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You Are Not My Mother Cast: Carolyn Bracken as Angela
Character Profile: Char’s sick mother. She disappears and then returns home with a peppy demeanor. Angela physically transforms as a changeling takes over her body.
Bracken’s Resume: Christine Meaney in Psych Ward (2009), Female Prison Guard in A Date for Mad Mary (2016), Lodger in The Lodgers (2017), Sandra Sculley in Dublin Murders (2019), Sandra Dillon in Smother (2021)
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You Are Not My Mother Cast: Ingrid Craigie as Rita
Character Profile: Angela’s mother. She lives with her two children and Char. Rita protects a secret about her granddaughter’s “birthmark.”
Craigie’s Resume: Mary Jane in The Dead (1987), Irene Rafferty in Striking Out (2017-18), Mary Hogan in Blood (2018-20), Renata Werner in 7 Days in Entebbe (2018), Una in Death of a Ladies’ Man (2020)
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You Are Not My Mother Cast: Jordanne Jones as Suzanne
Character Profile: Char’s classmate. She apologizes for rude behavior and opens up about her late mother. Suzanne builds a friendship with Char but flees from her home after a spooky experience.
Jones’ Resume: Amy in I Used to Live Here (2014), Minnie Mahon in Rebellion (2016-19), Emma in Metal Heart (2018), Lily Molloy in Dead Still (2020), Kitty Byrnes in The Alienist (2020)
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You Are Not My Mother Cast: Paul Reid as Aaron
Character Profile: Char’s uncle. He helps take care of Angela at their home. Aaron nearly dies from an accidental lithium overdose.
Reid’s Resume: Shane in Boy Eats Girl (2005), Dylan Maguire in Raw (2010-11), Mannel in Vikings (2017), Robert in The Ritual (2017), Ogden Gildersleeve in The Alienist (2020)
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You Are Not My Mother Cast: Katie White as Kelly
Character Profile: Char’s classmate. She is a bully who jokes about Angela. Kelly trolls Char throughout the film.
White’s Resume: Young Maisie Robinson in A Dangerous Fortune (2016), Melissa in This Day (2018), Amy White in Der Irland-Krimi (2021)
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The You Are Not My Mother cast also includes Florence Adebambo (Taken Down, Aisha), Aoife Spratt (Locus of Control, Poster Boys), Jade Jordan (Rosie, Redemption) and Madi O’Carroll (Fair City, Frank of Ireland).
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