The George & Tammy cast features Jessica Chastain, Michael Shannon and Steve Zahn. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Abe Sylvia’s 2022 Showtime miniseries. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
George & Tammy chronicles the relationship between two country music icons. As Tammy Wynette develops her recording career, she receives an opportunity to collaborate with George Jones. The narrative follows the focal couple as they begin a turbulent marriage. Here’s every main actor and character in George & Tammy, an adaptation of Georgette Jones’ 2013 book The Three of Us: Growing Up with Tammy and George.
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George & Tammy Cast: Jessica Chastain as Tammy Wynette
Character Profile: A country music legend. She leaves her partner after meeting George Jones. Tammy worries about her husband’s alcoholism.
Chastain’s Resume: Maya in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Murph in Interstellar (2014), Molly Bloom in Molly’s Game (2017), Beverly Marsh in It Chapter Two (2019), Tammy Faye Bakker in The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)
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George & Tammy Cast: Michael Shannon as George Jones
Character Profile: A country music legend. He collaborates with Tammy and then pursues a relationship with her. George struggles with various personal issues.
Shannon’s Resume: Peter Evans in Bug (2006), John Givings in Revolutionary Road (2008), Curtis in Take Shelter (2011), Richard Strickland in The Shape of Water (2017), Walt Thrombey in Knives Out (2019)
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George & Tammy Cast: Steve Zahn as George Richey
Character Profile: The Hee Haw musical director. He collaborates with the title couple. George ultimately marries Tammy in real life.
Zahn’s Resume: Wayne in Saving Silverman (2001), Al Giordino in Sahara (2005), Duane in Rescue Dawn (2006), Bad Ape in War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Mark Mossbacher in The White Lotus (2021)
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George & Tammy Cast: David Wilson Barnes as Billy Sherrill
Character Profile: An Epic Records producer. He urges George to embrace the new Nashville. Billy is responsible for Tammy’s stage name.
Barnes’ Resume: Grayson in Capote (2005), Business Associate in Remember Me (2010), Drone Spec in The Bourne Legacy (2012), Martin DeLaney in Hell on Wheels (2014-16), Daniel Posner in Miss Sloane (2016)
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George & Tammy Cast: Walton Goggins as Earl “Peanutt” Montgomery
Character Profile: George’s bandmate. He offers personal and professional advice. Peanutt befriends Tammy and performs with her.
Goggins’ Resume: Shane Vendrell in The Shield (2002–2008), Boyd Crowder in Justified (2010-15), Stans in Predators (2010), Billy Crash in Django Unchained (2012), Sheriff Chris Mannix in The Hateful Eight (2015)
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The George & Tammy cast also includes Joshua C. Allen (Cloak & Dagger, Reprisal), Kelly McCormack (Ginny & Georgia, A League of Their Own), Katy Mixon (Mike & Molly, American Housewife), John Teer (TV debut) and Kate Arrington (Billions, Mare of Easttown).
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