The Noel Diary cast features Justin Hartley, Barrett Doss and Bonnie Bedelia. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Charles Shyer’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Noel Diary follows a successful author named Jake Turner. After his mother’s death, he reunites with his estranged father. Meanwhile, Jake develops a close relationship with the daughter of his childhood nanny. Here’s every main actor and character in The Noel Diary.
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The Noel Diary Cast: Justin Hartley as Jake Turner
Character Profile: A famous novelist. He bonds with a Vermont woman while visiting his childhood home. Jake wonders if the universe rewards the brave.
Hartley’s Resume: Fox Crane in Passions (2002-06), Oliver Queen/Green Arrow in Smallville (2006-11), Patrick Osbourne in Revenge (2013-14), Ty Swindel in A Bad Moms Christmas (2017), Blaine Balbo in Senior Year (2022)
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The Noel Diary Cast: Barrett Doss as Rachel Campbell
Character Profile: Jake’s love interest. She looks for her birth mother in Cornwall Bridge. Rachel bonds with Jake but has a fiancée named Alan.
Doss’ Resume: Eliza Lemon in 30 Rock (2013), Kerry Ketchum in Bull (2016), Zeva Carondelet in Girls (2017), Megan in Iron Fist (2017), Victoria Hughes in Station 19 (2018-)
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The Noel Diary Cast: Bonnie Bedelia as Ellie Foster
Character Profile: Jake’s childhood neighbor. She is a painter who reads his novels. Ellie inquires about Jake’s romance with Rachel.
Bedelia’s Resume: Shirley Muldowney in Heart Like a Wheel (1983), Holly Gennaro McClane in Die Hard (1988), Barbara Sabich in Presumed Innocent (1990), Camille Braverman in Parenthood (2010-15), Anne McCarthy in Panic (2021)
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The Noel Diary Cast: James Remar as Scott Turner
Character Profile: Jake’s estranged father. He is a social worker who lives alone in Vermont. Scott tries to repair his relationship with Jake.
Remar’s Resume: Tiny Bellows in The Huntress (2000-01), Richard Wright in Sex and the City (2001-04), Harry Morgan in Dexter (2006-2013), Peter Gambi in Black Lightning (2018-21), Kyle Fremont in Yellowstone (2022)
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The Noel Diary cast also includes Essence Atkins (How High, A Haunted House), Aaron Costa Ganis (Jessica Jones, Lazy Eye), Andrea Sooch (Claws, Better Call Saul), Marilyn Busch (CODA, New Amsterdam) and Samantha Smart (Katy Keene, Bull).
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