The School Spirits cast features Peyton List, Kristian Flores and Milo Manheim. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Megan Trinrud and Nate Trinrud’s Paramount+ series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
School Spirits follows a teenager who investigates her murder from the afterlife. As Maddie communicates with fellow ghosts, she learns about the dark history at Split River High School. The narrative examines the main protagonist’s attempts to determine who killed her and why. Here’s every actor and character in School Spirits.
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School Spirits Cast: Peyton List as Maddie Nears
Character Profile: A teenager who learns that she died in a boiler room. She chats with spirits at Split River High Afterlife Support Group and then learns that she can communicate with humans in certain places. Maddie investigates her ex-boyfriend and a male teacher.
List’s Resume: Young Jane in 27 Dresses (2008), Emma Ross in Jessie (2011-15), Holly Hills in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Franchise (2011-12), Emma Ross in Bunk’d (2015-), Tory Nicholas in Cobra Kai (2019-)
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School Spirits Cast: Kristian Flores as Simon Elroy
Character Profile: Maddie’s best friend. He is a horror fan who complains about virtue signaling. Simon discovers that he can communicate with Maddie.
Flores’ Resume: Connor in Reboot (2022), Evan in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022), Jack in Grimcutty (2022), Nate in The Red Tide Massacre (2022), Christopher in Witchblossom (2023)
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School Spirits Cast: Milo Manheim as Wally Clark
Character Profile: A spirit who attends the Split River High Afterlife Support Group. He died in the 80s from a football accident. Clark is a slightly misogynistic teenager who enjoys American Gladiators.
Manheim’s Resume: Pierce in American Housewife (2018-19), Josh in The Conners (2021), Zed in Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 (2022), Ben Plunkett in Prom Pact (2023), Nico in Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. (2023)
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School Spirits Cast: Spencer Macpherson as Xavier Baxter
Character Profile: Maddie’s cheating boyfriend. He is a stoner who enjoys listening to music in his bedroom. Xavier clashes with his sheriff father.
Macpherson’s Resume: Charles de Valoisin in Reign (2015-17), Hunter Hollingsworth in Degrassi: Next Class (2016-17), Cam Hawthorne in American Gothic (2016), Scout West in Northern Rescue (2019), Sparrow in Astrid and Lilly Save the World (2022)
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School Spirits Cast: Kiara Pichardo as Nicole Herrera
Character Profile: Maddie’s friend. She is an artist who hopes to attend college in Illinois. Nicole receives emotional support from Maddie during flashback sequences.
Pichardo’s Resume: Madison in The Society (2019), Lisa in Mother/Android (2021), Faithful #3 in The Unholy (2021), Saleswoman in Kevin Can F**k Himself (2021), Cashier in CODA (2021)
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School Spirits Cast: Sarah Yarkin as Rhonda
Character Profile: A spirit who attends the Split River High Afterlife Support Group. She was murdered by her guidance counselor in 1974. Rhonda likes Jack Kerouac, poems and confrontations.
Yarkin’s Resume: Homily Pronstroller in Single Parents (2019-20), Andrea “Dre” Morgan in Happy Death Day 2U (2019), Cass in Eat Brains Love (2019), Libba Swythe in Motherland: Fort Salem (2020), Melody in Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
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School Spirits Cast: Nick Pugliese as Charley
Character Profile: Maddie’s gay afterlife guide. He died in the 90s due to an allergic reaction to nuts. Charley hangs out in a locker room and thinks about the past.
Pugliese’s Resume: Larry Kotter in 13 Reasons Why (2017), Charlie in A Denied Dream (2017), Gene in Dramarama (2020)
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School Spirits Cast: Rainbow Wedell as Claire Zolinski
Character Profile: Xavier’s secret girlfriend. She tells him not to give into demons. Claire impresses Ghost Maddie upon saving the life of a high school swimmer.
Wedell’s Resume: Villager in Terra Nova (2011), Ruksy in The Bureau of Magical Things (2018-21), Carmody in Generation Why? (2019), Jordan in She’s Got Balls (2021), Lena in The Wilds (2022)
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The School Spirits cast also includes:
- Maria Dizzia as Sandra Nears
- Patrick Gilmore as Mr. Anderson
- Alison Thornton as Chloe
- Vanessa Prasad as Kirsten
- RaeAnne Boon as Dawn
- Jayce Barreiro as Mr. Graziano
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Categories: 2020s, Drama, Know the Cast, Paramount+ Originals, Streaming Originals
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