The You cast features Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti and Ambyr Childers. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Sera Gamble and Greg Berlanti’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
You follows a serial killer named Joe Goldberg. After fleeing New York City, he finds a kindred spirit named Love in Los Angeles. The season 4 narrative tracks Joe’s lifestyle in London as he gets mixed up with a violent crowd. Here’s every main actor and character in You, an adaptation of Caroline Kepnes’ 2014 novel.
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You Cast: Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg
Character Profile: An American serial killer. He is a book enthusiast who charms women with his gentle demeanor. Joe privately stalks people who earn his attention for various reasons.
Badgley’s Resume: Dan Humphrey in Gossip Girl (2007-12), Woodchuck Todd in Easy A (2010), Seth Bregman in Margin Call (2011), Prince in Adam Green’s Aladdin (2016), Peeno in The Birthday Cake (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Arctic’
You Cast: Victoria Pedretti as Love Quinn
Character Profile: A Los Angeles business owner. She hires Joe and eventually marries him. Love is a privileged woman who kills people that get in her way.
Pedretti’s Resume: Nell Crain in The Haunting of Hill House (2018), Lulu in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), Dani Clayton in The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020), Katherine in Shirley (2020), Evelyn Porter in Amazing Stories (2020)
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You Cast: Ambyr Childers as Candace Stone
Character Profile: Joe’s ex-girlfriend. She reappears in Los Angeles after surviving an attack in New York. Candace develops a fake romance with Love’s brother.
Childers’ Resume: Colby Chandler in All My Children (2006-08), Elizabeth Dodd in The Master (2012), Ashley Rucker in Ray Donovan (2013-16), Iris Parker in We Are What We Are (2013), Sadie/Susan Atkins in Aquarius (2015-16)
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You Cast: Elizabeth Lail as Guinevere Beck
Character Profile: Joe’s season 1 girlfriend. She is a writer who dreams of worldwide success. Guinevere finds out that Joe is a serial killer.
Lail’s Resume: Princess Anna/Joan in Once Upon a Time (2014), Lea in Unintended (2018), Quinn Harris in Countdown (2019), Lola Morgan in Gossip Girl (2021), Jenny in Ordinary Joe (2021)
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You Cast: Tati Gabrielle as Marienne Bellamy
Character Profile: Joe’s season 3 love interest. She is a librarian who panics when her boyfriend gets murdered. Marienne flees Los Angeles and hides from Joe in London and Paris during season 4.
Gabrielle’s Resume: Gaia in The 100 (2017-20), Addie in The Emoji Movie (2017), Prudence Night in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018-20), Jo Braddock in Uncharted (2022), Hannah Kim in Kaleidoscope (2023)
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You Cast: Jenna Ortega as Ellie Alves
Character Profile: Joe’s season 2 neighbor. She is a Los Angeles teenager who lives with her sister. Ellie gets mixed up in Joe’s violent circle of friends while pursuing a filmmaking career.
Ortega’s Resume: Vice President’s Daughter in Iron Man 3 (2013), Harley Diaz in Stuck in the Middle (2016-18), Wednesday Addams in Wednesday (2022-), Tara Carpenter in Scream (2022), Lorraine in X (2022)
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The You cast also includes:
- James Scully as Forty Quinn
- Saffron Burrows as Dottie Quinn
- Luca Padovan as Paco
- Zach Cherry as Ethan
- Shalita Grant as Sherry Conrad
- Carmela Zumbado as Delilah Alves
- Nicole Kang as Lynn Lieser
- Scott Speedman as Matthew Engler
- Charlotte Ritchie as Kate
- Dylan Arnold as Theo Engler
- Ben Mehl as Dante Ferguson
- Travis Van Winkle as Cary Conrad
- Kathryn Gallagher as Annika Atwater
- Adwin Brown as Calvin
- Melanie Field as Sunrise Darshan Cummings
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2020s, Crime, Drama, Know the Cast, Netflix Originals, Romance, Streaming Originals
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