The Firefly Lane cast features Katherine Heigl, Sarah Chalke and Ben Lawson. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Maggie Friedman’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Firefly Lane chronicles the life-long friendship between two women from Tacoma, Washington. As TV host Tully Hart looks for love, her best friend Kate struggles with her marriage to a war journalist. The narrative jumps back and forth in time to explore the ups and downs of the protagonists’ lives. Here’s every main actor and character in Firefly Lane, an adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s 2008 novel.
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Firefly Lane Cast: Katherine Heigl as Tully Hart
Character Profile: A famous TV host. She reinvents herself while repairing a damaged relationship with her hippie mother. Tully makes a fateful decision in season 2 that causes friction with Kate.
Heigl’s Resume: Isabel Evans in Roswell (1999-2002), Izzie Stevens in Grey’s Anatomy (2005-10), Alison Scott in Knocked Up (2007), Abby in The Ugly Truth (2009), Stephanie Plum in One for the Money (2012)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Sarah Chalke as Kate Mularkey
Character Profile: Tully’s best friend. She is journalist who marries a colleague named Johnny. Kate deals with a series of personal setbacks in season 2.
Chalke’s Resume: Becky Conner-Healy in Roseanne (1993-2018), Elliot Reid in Scrubs (2001-10), Paula Crowe in Chaos Theory (2007), Beth Smith in Rick and Morty (2013-), Gina Jabowski in Paradise PD (2018-21)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Ben Lawson as Johnny Ryan
Character Profile: Kate’s husband. He is an Australian war journalist who survives an IED attack. Johnny struggles with PTSD and anger issues in season 2.
Lawson’s Resume: Sam in No Strings Attached (2011), Benjamin in Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (2012-13), Damian Rennett in Designated Survivor (2017-18), Peter Garrett in Doubt (2017), Rick Wlodimierz in 13 Reasons Why (2018)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Beau Garrett as Cloud
Character Profile: Tully’s mother. She is wellness expert and recovering alcoholic. Cloud reveals the truth about Tully’s father in season 2.
Garrett’s Resume: Amy in Turistas (2006), Captain Raye in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Gem in Tron: Legacy (2010), Phoebe in Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (2014-18), Jessica Preston in The Good Doctor (2017-20)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Ali Skovbye as Young Tully
Character Profile: Tully during a 70s timeline. She struggles emotionally after surviving a sexual assault. Young Tully looks after her mother and hopes to learn the identity of her father.
Skovbye’s Resume: Paige/Grace in Once Upon a Time (2012), Emma Blakemore in One Christmas Eve (2014), Annie Sanders in The Man in the High Castle (2016-18), Marina in You Me Her (2017), Emma in Breakthrough (2019)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Roan Curtis as Young Kate
Character Profile: Kate during a 70s timeline. She tries to make friends while practicing kissing. Young Kate admires Young Tully for her charismatic personality and ambition.
Curtis’ Resume: Young Chloe Sullivan in Smallville (2007), Emma Gilbert in Shut Eye (2016), Sylvia in The Magicians (2017-18), Angel Cupid/Marion in Before I Fall (2017), Kristina Beard in Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer (2021)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Yael Yurman as Marah Ryan
Character Profile: Kate’s daughter. She comes out to her family in season 2. Marah makes a decision that ultimately leads to problems between Kate and Tully.
Yurman’s Resume: Clara Sampson in The Man in the High Castle (2015-18), Anastasia in Once Upon a Time (2017-18), Aviva in Sacred Lies (2018), Tiny Freshman in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018), Bridget in Snowpiercer (2020)
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Firefly Lane Cast: Ignacio Serricchio as Danny Diaz
Character Profile: Tully’s colleague and love interest. He leaves Tacoma during an 80s timeline to work at ESPN. Danny returns to Washington during the present timeline and renews his friendship with Tully.
Serricchio’s Resume: Alex Chavez in The Young and the Restless (2012-14), Rodolfo Fuentes in Bones (2014-17), Edmundo/Dirty Eddie Sanchez in The Wedding Ringer (2015), Don West in Lost in Space (2018-21), Julio in The Mule (2018)
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The Firefly Lane cast also includes Brendan Taylor (Supernatural, Fargo), Paul McGillion (Stargate: Atlantis, Tomorrowland), Jon-Michael Ecker (Narcos, Queen of the South), Jason McKinnon (Night at the Museum, Wonder) and India de Beaufort (Kimi, Slumberland).
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