The Luckiest Girl Alive cast features Mila Kunis, Chiara Aurelia and Finn Wittrock. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Mike Barker’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Luckiest Girl Alive follows a New York City woman with a mysterious past. As Ani Fanelli prepares for her wedding, she participates in a documentary about a school shooting. The narrative jumps back and forth in time to reveal the unfortunate truth about the main protagonist’s collegiate experiences. Here’s every actor and character in Luckiest Girl Alive, an adaptation of Jessica Knoll’s 2015 novel.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Jumping from High Places’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Mila Kunis as Ani Fanelli
Character Profile: A senior editor at “The Women’s Bible.” She is a school shooting survivor who aspires to work at “The New York Times Magazine.” Ani reluctantly participates in a documentary and recalls a traumatic experience.
Kunis’ Resume: Jackie Burkhart in That ’70s Show (1998-2006), Rachel Jansen in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Lily/The Black Swan in Black Swan (2010), Jupiter Jones in Jupiter Ascending (2015), Amy in Bad Moms (2016)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tell Me Lies’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Chiara Aurelia as Young Ani Fanelli
Character Profile: A scholarship student at the Brentley School in 1999. She tries to process a sexual assault. Young Ani gets accused of colluding with a school shooter.
Aurelia’s Resume: Young Jessie in Gerald’s Game (2017), Misty Altmyer in Back Roads (2018), Jeanette Turner in Cruel Summer (2021), Rose Lord in Tell Me Your Secrets (2021), Sheila in Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Athena’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Finn Wittrock as Luke Harrison
Character Profile: Ani’s fiancée in the present timeline. He works for a firm called BlackRock and considers a move to London. Luke doesn’t trust a documentary filmmaker who wears skinny jeans.
Wittrock’s Resume: Damon Miller in All My Children (2009-11), Various in American Horror Story (2014-21), Mac in Unbroken (2014), Jamie Shipley in The Big Short (2015), Edmund Tolleson in Ratched (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Empress’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Connie Britton as Dina
Character Profile: Ani’s mother. She is a hard-headed woman who worked hard to raise her daughter. Dina isn’t thrilled about Ani participating in a documentary.
Britton’s Resume: Nikki Faber in Spin City (1996-2000), Tami Taylor in Friday Night Lights (2006-2011), Rayna Jaymes in Nashville (2012-18), Diane in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012), Nicole Mossbacher in The White Lotus (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Blonde’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Scoot McNairy as Andrew Larson
Character Profile: A Brentley School teacher in the 1999 timeline. He reunites with Ani during the present narrative. Andrew helps young Ani after a sexual assault.
McNairy’s Resume: Frankie in Killing Them Softly (2012), Joe Stafford in Argo (2012), Brown in 12 Years a Slave (2013), Gordon Clark in Halt and Catch Fire (2014-17), Walt Breslin in Narcos: Mexico (2018-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘American Gigolo’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Justine Lupe as Nell Rutherford
Character Profile: Ani’s longtime friend. She is a trust fund girl who offers life advice. Nell helps Ani prepare for her wedding.
Lupe’s Resume: Maddie in Cristela (2014-15), Captain Ronnie Baker in Madam Secretary (2016-18), Astrid Weissman in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017-), Holly Gibney in Mr. Mercedes (2017-19), Willa Ferreyra in Succession (2018-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Lou’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Thomas Barbusca as Arthur Finneman
Character Profile: A Brentley School student in the 1999 timeline. He is a troublemaker who provokes classmates. Arthur’s friendship with Ani leads to rumors after a school shooting.
Barbusca’s Resume: Leo in Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016), Chris Schenck in Preacher (2016), Chip Pemberton in The Mick (2017-18), Aeden in Solar Opposites (2020-21), Werner in Black Monday (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’
Luckiest Girl Alive Cast: Jennifer Beals as LoLo Vincent
Character Profile: Ani’s boss. She is the editor-in-chief of “The Women’s Bible.” LoLo worries about Ani possibly moving to London.
Beals’ Resume: Alex Owens in Flashdance (1983), Angela in Four Rooms (1995), Christina Hart in Taken (2017-18), Bette Porter in The L Word: Generation Q (2019-), Garsa Fwip in The Book of Boba Fett (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘I Used to Be Famous’
The Luckiest Girl Alive cast also includes Dalmar Abuzeid (Degrassi: The Next Generation, Pompeii), Alex Barone (Tommy n Bobby, Dopesick), Carson MacCormac (Shazam!, East of Middle West), Isaac Kragten (Odd Squad, Breakthrough) and Gage Munroe (Hotel Transylvania: The Series, Nobody).
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