The 1923 cast features Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren and Brandon Sklenar. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
1923 follows Jacob Dutton, the brother of 1883 protagonist James Dutton. Upon inheriting a Montana ranch, he runs the property with his wife and nephews. The narrative follows the Dutton family and indigenous characters as they attempt to survive harsh conditions. Here’s every main actor and character in 1923, a Yellowstone prequel series.
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1923 Cast: Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton
Character Profile: The brother of James Dutton. He tries to avoid a range war while looking after his ranch. Jacob earns the wrath of local men because of his power and influence.
Ford’s Resume: Han Solo in the Star Wars Movie Franchise (1977-), Indy in the Indiana Jones Movie Franchise (1981-), Deckard in Blade Runner (1982), John Book in Witness (1985), Dr. Richard Kimble in The Fugitive (1993)
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1923 Cast: Helen Mirren as Cara Dutton
Character Profile: Jacob’s wife. She doesn’t understand man’s need for violence. Cara writes to her estranged nephew and offers life advice to her future daughter-in-law.
Mirren’s Resume: Mrs. Wilson in Gosford Park (2001), The Queen in The Queen (2006), Victoria in RED (2010), Alma Reville in Hitchcock (2012), Queenie in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
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1923 Cast: Brandon Sklenar as Spencer Dutton
Character Profile: Jacob and Cara’s nephew. He hunts game while living in Africa. Spencer struggles with PTSD after surviving World War I.
Sklenar’s Resume: Bobby Prentace in Vice (2018), George “Tex” Gay in Midway (2019), Burt Reynolds in The Offer (2022), Henry in Westworld (2022), Brent in Emily the Criminal (2022)
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1923 Cast: Jerome Flynn as Banner Creighton
Character Profile: A sheep rancher. He gets angry about a land dispute. Banner clashes with James and cuts his fence in the pilot episode.
Flynn’s Resume: Bronn in Game of Thrones (2011-19), Bennet Drake in Ripper Street (2012-16), Hector in Black Mirror (2016), Doctor Gatchet in Loving Vincent (2017), Berrada in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
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1923 Cast: Darren Mann as Jack Dutton
Character Profile: Jacob’s great-nephew. He is a traditional cowboy who plans to get married. Jack delays his wedding in order to help transfer livestock with Jacob.
Mann’s Resume: Brendan Schultz in Hello Destroyer (2016), Luke Chalfant in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018-19), Ballas Kohl in Giant Little Ones (2018), Jett Boykins in Embattled (2020), Baz in Animal Kingdom (2022)
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1923 Cast: Isabel May as Elsa Dutton
Character Profile: James Dutton’s daughter. She narrates from the grave after the events of 1883. Elsa’s death prompts her father to establish Yellowstone Ranch.
May’s Resume: Katie Cooper in Alexa & Katie (2018-20), Veronica Duncan in Young Sheldon (2018-20), Taylor in Let’s Scare Julie (2018), Zoe Hull in Run Hide Fight (2020), Elsa Dutton in 1883 (2021-22)
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1923 Cast: Brian Geraghty as Zane
Character Profile: Jacob’s right-hand man. He looks after the ranch and assists Cara. Zane supervises the Duttons’ ranch hands.
Geraghty’s Resume: Jimmy in Bobby (2006), Specialist Owen Eldridge in The Hurt Locker (2008), Ken Evans in Flight (2012), Sean Roman in Chicago P.D. (2014-20), Ronald Pergman in Big Sky (2020-)
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1923 Cast: Aminah Nieves as Teonna
Character Profile: A Native American woman. She beats a nun while enrolled at a Catholic school. Teonna believes that she won’t live long enough to get married.
Nieves’ Resume: Elsa in Blueberry (2021), Charissa in V/H/S/99 (2022)
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1923 Cast: Julia Schlaepfer as Alexandra
Character Profile: Spencer’s love interest. She is a charismatic traveler from London who abandons her fiancée in Africa. Alexandra travels back to Yellowstone with Spencer.
Schlaepfer’s Resume: Ashley Whittaker in Madam Secretary (2017), Maggie Fallon in Instinct (2018), Sandra Good in Charlie Says (2018), Alice Charles in The Politician (2019-20), Rachel Brazile in The Sky Is Everywhere (2022)
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1923 Cast: Michelle Randolph as Elizabeth Strafford
Character Profile: Jack’s fiancée. She is the daughter of a rancher. Elizabeth vows to learn the ways of the Dutton family.
Randolph’s Resume: Rachel in House of the Witch (2017), Blanca Snow in A Snow White Christmas (2018), Brie in 5 Years Apart (2019), Bree in The Resort (2021), Amy McCleary in The Undertaker’s Wife (2021)
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The 1923 cast also includes:
- Julia Schlaepfer as Alexandra
- Sebastian Roché as Father Renaud
- James Badge Dale as John Dutton Sr.
- Marley Shelton as Emma Dutton
- Jacques Schembri as Jimmy Cricket
- Robert Patrick as Sheriff William McDowell
- Jennifer Ehle as Sister Mary
- Timothy Dalton as Donald Whitfield
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