The Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies cast features Marisa Davila, Isabel Wells and Ari Notartomaso. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Annabel Oakes’ Paramount+ series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies takes place at an American high school during the mid-50s. As Jane Facciano worries about a nasty rumor, she creates an all-female gang with her close friends. The narrative follows the “Pink Ladies” as they gain control of Rydell High School. Here’s every main actor and character in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, a prequel to the 1978 film Grease.
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Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Marisa Davila as Jane Facciano
Character Profile: An Italian-American student at Rydell High. Her younger sister is Frenchy from Grease. Jane bonds with female friends after a summer fling.
Davila’s Resume: Chloe in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2016), Madison Gold in Atypical (2017), Gina Rivera in Schooled (2019-20), Mercedes Callahan in I Am Not Okay with This (2020), Alex in Super Giant Robot Brothers (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Rabbit Hole’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Cheyenne Isabel Wells as Olivia Valdovinos
Character Profile: The sister of a T-Bird. She tries to repair her reputation after a school scandal involving a male teacher. Olivia is a former Girl Scout and has a domineering personality.
Wells’ Resume: TV Debut in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘School Spirits’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Ari Notartomaso as Cynthia Zdunowski
Character Profile: An outcast student at Rydell High. She dreams of being a T-Bird but ultimately joins the Pink Ladies. Cynthia is a jokester who supplies marijuana to her friends.
Notartomaso’s Resume: Clara in Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin (2021), TV Debut in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Tricia Fukuhara as Nancy Nakagawa
Character Profile: A member of the Pink Ladies. She is a stylish student who wants to attend the Traphagen School of Fashion. Nancy designs the Pink Ladies’ jackets.
Fukuhara’s Resume: Fiona/Flower Pop in The Super Pops (2020-21), Judy in Tango of Imaginary Friends (2020), Cashier Nevada in Queenpins (2021), Statue of Liberty Tour Guide in Noggin Knows (2021), Receptionist in Loot (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tulsa King’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Johnathan Nieves as Richie Valdovinos
Character Profile: Olivia’s brother. He is a T-Bird who desires college girls. Richie bops around with a classmate named Susan.
Nieves’ Resume: Miguel in Shameless (2016), David in Better Call Saul (2018), Eduardo in See You Yesterday (2019), Hunter Martinez in Grey’s Anatomy (2019), Mateo Vega in Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Voice Cast: ‘Rumble’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Jason Schmidt as Buddy
Character Profile: Jane’s love interest. He is a Mickey Mantle fan and the Rydell High class president. Buddy tries to maintain a “good guy” image due to his father’s mayoral campaign.
Schmidt’s Resume: Jake Ferris in FBI: Most Wanted (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Mayor of Kingstown’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Madison Thompson as Susan
Character Profile: Buddy’s ex-girlfriend. She gets upset upon hearing rumors about Jane. Susan develops a romantic relationship with Richie.
Thompson’s Resume: Leah Bell in NCIS: New Orleans (2018), Erin Pierce in Ozark (2020-22), Jordan in The Young and the Restless (2020-21), Alice in Emergency (2022), Emma in Boo, Bitch (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘1883’
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies Cast: Jackie Hoffman as Asst. Principal McGee
Character Profile: The Rydell High assistant principal. She takes on secretarial work because of staff issues. Assistant Principal McGee provides advice to the Pink Ladies.
Hoffman’s Resume: Aunt Sylvia Largeman in Garden State (2004), Dora in A Dirty Shame (2004), Lady on Balcony in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Uma Heller in Only Murders in the Building (2021-22), Ma in Glass Onion (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Secret Headquarters’
The Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies cast also includes:
- Shanel Bailey as Hazel
- Maxwell Whittington-Cooper as Wally
- Charlotte Kavanagh as Rosemary
- Kallie Hu as Peg
- Josette Halpert as Dot
- Victor Lau as Floyd
- Nicholas McDonough as Gil
- Matt Kennedy as Orson
- Maximo Salas as Shy Guy
- Alexis Sides as Potato
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Categories: 2020s, Comedy, Know the Cast, Musical, Paramount+ Originals, Romance, Streaming Originals
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