The A New Orleans Noel cast features Keshia Knight Pulliam, Brad James and Patti LaBelle. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Angela Tucker’s 2022 Lifetime movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
A New Orleans Noel explores the relationship between two Black architects. When Grace Hill arrives in New Orleans for a big job, she reunites with a former college classmate. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they fall in love while addressing personal issues. Here’s every actor and character in A New Orleans Noel.
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A New Orleans Noel Cast: Keshia Knight Pulliam as Grace Hill
Character Profile: A single architect who loves to travel. She reunites with her collegiate crush in New Orleans. Grace struggles with panic attacks while thinking about her immediate future.
Pulliam’s Resume: Rudy Huxtable in The Cosby Show (1984-1992), Miranda Payne/Miranda Lucas/Jazmine Payne in House of Payne (2007–), Wendy in Cuttin Da Mustard (2008), Candace Washington in Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Rebecca in The Christmas Aunt (2020)
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A New Orleans Noel Cast: Brad James as Anthony Brown
Character Profile: A New Orleans architect. He is the son of a famous New Orleans entrepreneur. Anthony tries to operate outside his comfort zone while building a relationship with Grace.
James’ Resume: Osiris in Osiris (2011-12), Officer Carter in Prisoners (2013), Ben in The Choice (2016), Cameran Sanders Jr. in A House Divided (2019-), Agent Bratcher in Outer Banks (2020-21)
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A New Orleans Noel Cast: Patti LaBelle as Loretta Brown
Character Profile: Anthony’s mother. She is the first Black woman to own a New Orleans praline company. Loretta tries to set up Anthony with Grace.
LaBelle’s Resume: The “Godmother of Soul” — Also, Big Mary in A Soldier’s Story (1984), Jackie’s Mom in Semi-Pro (2008), Dora Brown in American Horror Story (2014), Christine Brown in Star (2018-19)
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A New Orleans Noel Cast: Talisa Friedman as Alexis
Character Profile: Grace’s best friend. She is a charismatic Jewish woman who offers life advice. Alexis leads a fundraiser in New Orleans.
Friedman’s Resume: Clara in Shameless (2017), Christina in Bad Match (2017), Claire in American Woman (2018), Kirsten Kelly in Bachelor Lions (2018), Amanda in 1 Night in San Diego (2020)
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The A New Orleans Noel cast also includes Tim Reid (WKRP in Cincinnati, Sister, Sister), Camille Robinson (The Walking Dead, Echo 3), Donna Duplantier (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Dallas Buyers Club), Drez Ryan (The Outsider, Moonshot) and Kaylee Nicole Johnson (Girlfriendship).
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