The Ted Lasso cast features Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham and Jeremy Swift. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for the Apple TV+ series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Ted Lasso follows an American football coach who agrees to lead an English Premier League soccer team. As the title character learns about AFC Richmond’s locker room dynamics, he strategizes with his soft-spoken assistants. The narrative follows the ups and downs of all the main players as they build an unbreakable bond. Here’s every actor and character in Ted Lasso.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Liaison’
Ted Lasso Cast: Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso
Character Profile: An American football coach. He learns about English culture while developing a reputation as an easy-going guy. Ted privately struggles with depression after a failed marriage.
Sudeikis’ Resume: Saturday Night Live Cast Member (2005-13), David Clark in We’re the Millers (2013), Mike Miller in The Last Man on Earth (2015-18), Red in The Angry Birds Movie (2016), Bryce in Hit-Monkey (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Hello Tomorrow!’
Ted Lasso Cast: Hannah Waddingham as Rebecca Welton
Character Profile: The owner of AFC Richmond. She initially hires Ted as a joke to troll her cheating ex-husband. Rebecca develops a romance with one of AFC Richmond’s players.
Waddingham’s Resume: Factory Woman 2 in Les Misérables (2012), Elizabeth Maddox in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008), Joanne Hill in Winter Ridge (2018), Sofia Marchetti in Sex Education (2019-21), Hubert in Willow (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Sharper’
Ted Lasso Cast: Jeremy Swift as Leslie Higgins
Character Profile: AFC Richmond’s director of communications. He is a quiet man with lots of kids. Leslie provides valuable advice to Ted and Rebecca.
Swift’s Resume: Barry in The Smoking Room (2004-05), Spratt in Downton Abbey (2013-15), Vassily Bolotnikov in Jupiter Ascending (2015), Gooding/Badger in Mary Poppins Returns (2018), Ben Parker in The Art of Love (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Dear Edward’
Ted Lasso Cast: Phil Dunster as Jamie Tartt
Character Profile: AFC Richmond’s top scorer. He bullies players due to unresolved father issues. Jamie gets loaned to AFC Richmond from Manchester City.
Dunster’s Resume: Will Jensen in Strike Back (2017-18), Colonel John Armstrong in Murder on the Orient Express (2017), BJ McGory in Save Me (2018), Jamie Cole in The Trouble with Maggie Cole (2020), Mike Stevens in The Devil’s Hour (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Shrinking’
Ted Lasso Cast: Brett Goldstein as Roy Kent
Character Profile: The AFC Richmond team captain. He previously won a championship with Chelsea. Roy is an intimidating player who retires and joins AFC Richmond as a coach.
Goldstein’s Resume: Danny Jones in Hoff the Record (2015-16), Bob in SuperBob (2015), Brendan in Adult Life Skills (2016), Astos in Doctor Who (2018), Hercules in Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Truth Be Told’
Ted Lasso Cast: Brendan Hunt as Coach Beard
Character Profile: Ted’s assistant. He is an observant man who struggles with marital issues. Coach Beard has admittedly torn his butt three times.
Hunt’s Resume: Hitchhiker in Community (2011), Various in Key and Peele (2012-15), Spike Stevens in Austin & Ally (2014-16), Sex Addiction Group Member in Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), Frank in Bless This Mess (2019-20)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Servant’
Ted Lasso Cast: Nick Mohammed as Nathan Shelley
Character Profile: An AFC Richmond assistant coach. He rises through the ranks while improving his self-confidence. Nathan leaves the squad to coach West Ham United in season three.
Mohammed’s Resume: Tim Grimes in The Martian (2015), Casper in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016), Ariyaratna in Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016), Postman Danny in The Sense of an Ending (2017), Joseph Harries in Intelligence (2020-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Echo 3’
Ted Lasso Cast: Juno Temple as Keeley Jones
Character Profile: AFC Richmond’s head of marketing. She is a famous TV personality who dates Roy. Keeley helps out Ted while working through personal issues with her ex-boyfriend, Jamie.
Temple’s Resume: Lola Quincey in Atonement (2007), 15-Year-Old Anna in Mr. Nobody (2009), Dottie Smith in Killer Joe (2011), Jamie Vine in Vinyl (2016), Bettye McCartt in The Offer (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Spirited’
Ted Lasso Cast: Sarah Niles as Sharon Fieldstone
Character Profile: AFC Richmond’s team psychologist. She meets with players about their personal issues. Sharon helps Ted cope with a traumatic childhood memory.
Niles’ Resume: Melissa in Catastrophe (2015-19), Ms. Booker in Rocks (2019), Officer Funmi in I May Destroy You (2020), Claudia Richards in Riches (2022), Rosemary in The Sandman (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Causeway’
Ted Lasso Cast: Anthony Head as Rupert Mannion
Character Profile: Rebecca’s ex-husband. He is a womanizer who uses his wealth to influence AFC Richmond. Rupert acquires West Ham United and hires Nathan as the head coach.
Head’s Resume: Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003), Ned in Imagine Me & You (2005), Sir Walter Elliott in Persuasion (2007), Nathan/Repo Man in Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008), Bill in Motherland (2019-22)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Bad Sisters’
The Ted Lasso cast also includes:
- Toheeb Jimoh as Sam Obisanya
- Kola Bokinni as Isaac McAdoo
- Billy Harris as Colin Hughes
- Stephen Manas as Richard Montlaur
- Cristo Fernández as Dani Rojas
- Moe Jeudy-Lamour as Thierry Zoreaux
- Annette Badland as Mae
- Adam Colborne as Baz
- Bronson Webb as Jeremy
- Kevin Garry as Paul
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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