Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Lou’

Lou Cast - Every Actor and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Lou cast features Allison Janney, Jurnee Smollett and Logan Marshall-Green. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Anna Foerster’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Lou follows a mother who looks for her kidnapped daughter. When Hannah enlists the help of a local hunter, she learns the truth about the woman’s government background. The narrative examines the motivations of the title character, a stern invidivual with a secret to protect. Here’s every main actor and character in Lou.

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Lou Cast: Allison Janney as Lou

Lou Cast on Netflix - Allison Janney as Lou

Character Profile: A mysterious woman who resides on an island. She is a hunter with a particular set of skills. Lou helps a distressed woman track down her daughter.

Janney’s Resume: C.J. Cregg in The West Wing (1999-2006), Sally Lester in The Hours (2002), Bren MacGuff in Juno (2007), Charlotte Phelan in The Help (2011), Bonnie in Mom (2013-)

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Lou Cast: Jurnee Smollett as Hannah

Lou Cast on Netflix - Jurnee Smollett as Hannah

Character Profile: A single mother. She panics when her husband kidnaps their daughter. Hannah asks Lou for help and tries to understand the big picture.

Smollett’s Resume: Eve Batiste in Eve’s Bayou (1997), Jess Merriweather in Friday Night Lights (2000-11), Nicole Wright in True Blood (2013-14), Dinah Lance/Black Canary in Birds of Prey (2020), Lizzy in Spiderhead (2022)

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Lou Cast: Logan Marshall-Green as Philip

Lou Cast on Netflix - Logan Marshall-Green as Philip

Character Profile: Hannah’s husband. He takes his daughter and retreats to an island forest. Philip hides the truth about Lou from Hannah.

Marshall-Green’s Resume: Dean Bendis in Dark Blue (2009-10), Will in The Invitation (2015), Jackson Brice in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Grey Trace in Upgrade (2018), Henry Parsons in Intrusion (2021)

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Lou Cast: Matt Craven as Sheriff Rankin

Lou Cast on Netflix - Matt Craven as Sheriff Rankin

Character Profile: An island sheriff. He assists Lou and theorizes about Philip’s motivations.

Craven’s Resume: Michael in Jacob’s Ladder (1990), Lt. Dave Spradling in A Few Good Men (1992), Zimmer in Crimson Tide (1995), CIA Director McCone in X-Men: First Class (2011), Chief Bill Vickery in Sharp Objects (2018)

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The Lou cast also includes Ridley Asha Bateman (Shattered), Greyston Holt (Bitten, Riverdale), Daniel Bernhardt (Barry, Altered Carbon), RJ Fetherstonhaugh (Wayward Pines, Snowpiercer) and Andres Collantes (Reacher, Honor Society).

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