The Dog Gone cast features Rob Lowe as John, Johnny Berchtold as Fielding and Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Ginny. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Stephen Herek’s 2023 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Dog Gone explores the bond between a college graduate and his lab. During an outdoors excursion in Virginia, Fielding gets separated from his beloved Gonker. The narrative follows the main protagonist and his father John as they repair their damaged relationship while looking for their canine pal. Here’s every actor and character in Dog Gone, an adaptation of Pauls Toutonghi’s 2017 book The Dog Gone: A Lost Pet’s Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home.
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Dog Gone Cast: Rob Lowe as John Marshall
Character Profile: Fielding’s father. He is a businessman who specializes in predictive assumptions. John worries about his son’s lack of professional goals.
Lowe’s Resume: Sodapop Curtis in The Outsiders (1983), Billy Hicks in St. Elmo’s Fire (1985), Benjamin Oliver in Wayne’s World (1992), Chris Traeger in Parks and Recreation (2010-15), Owen Strand in 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Jung_E’
Dog Gone Cast: Johnny Berchtold as Fielding Marshall
Character Profile: John’s son. He gets sick from ulcerative colitis after graduating from Virginia University. Fielding looks for his missing lab, Gonker.
Berchtold’s Resume: The Barnacle King/Ryan in Life as a Mermaid (2016-18), Teenage Ted in Manhunt (2017), Quinn in The Wilds (2020), Isaac in The Forbidden Wish (2021), Jay Jennings in Gaslit (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Kaleidoscope’
Dog Gone Cast: Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Ginny Marshall
Character Profile: John’s wife. She grew up in a military family. Ginny hopes to let go of a painful childhood memory by bringing Gonker home.
Williams-Paisley’s Resume: Annie Banks in Father of the Bride (1991), Dana in According to Jim (2001-09), Sandy Lengyel in We Are Marshall (2006), Peggy Kenter in Nashville (2012-13), Claire Darrow in Darrow & Darrow (2017-19)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Pale Blue Eye’
Dog Gone Cast: Nick Peine as Nate
Character Profile: Fielding’s best friend. He is a collegiate instructor who works in a psychology department. Nate feels guilty about being responsible for Gonker’s disappearance.
Peine’s Resume: Rodney in Office Christmas Party (2016), Person from the Crowd in The Circle (2017), Jimmy in Just Getting Started (2017), Marcus in A.P. Bio (2018-21), Tom in Fresh Off the Boat (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘White Noise’
Dog Gone Cast: Savannah Bruffey as Peyton Marshall
Character Profile: Fielding’s sister. She is a student at Northern Washington University in Seattle. Peyton offers life advice to her brother and hopes to land a summer job at her school’s creative writing department.
Bruffey’s Resume: Feature Movie Debut in Dog Gone
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Big 4’
The Dog Gone cast also includes:
- Brian Brightman as Ginny’s Dad
- Holly Morris as Ginny’s Mom
- Caroline Skye as Young Ginny
- Soji Arai as Japanese Official
- Annabella Didion as Julie
- Daniel Annone as Doug
- Rachael Thompson as Veterinarian
- Tedd Taskey as Mr. Goodwin
- Susan Gallagher as Mrs. Goodwin
- Robert Bryan Davis as Vagabond
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