The Good Mothers cast features Gaia Girace, Valentina Bellè and Barbara Chichiarelli. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for the Italian crime series on Hulu and Disney+. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Good Mothers takes place in the Italian region of Calabria during the year 2010. When Denise’s mother disappears, she immediately suspects that her gangster father is responsible. Meanwhile, the wife of a mafia member considers joining the witness protection plan. The narrative follows various women as they as they strategize against regional mobsters. Here’s every main actor and character in The Good Mothers, an adaptation of Alex Perry’s 2018 novel.
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The Good Mothers Cast: Gaia Girace as Denise Cosco
Character Profile: The daughter of a Calabrian gangster. She reunites with her father after seven years on the run. Denise falls in love with a mobster while investigating her mother’s disappearance.
Girace’s Resume: Lila Cerullo in My Brilliant Friend (2018-22), Catherine de Médicis in The King’s Favorite (2022)
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The Good Mothers Cast: Valentina Bellè as Giuseppina Pesce
Character Profile: The wife of a Calabrian mobster. She gets arrested and joins the witness protection program. Giuseppina aka Giusy worries about how her life decisions will impact her three children.
Bellè’s Resume: Lucrezia in Medici (2016), Jacqueline Roque in Genius (2018), Olivia in Volevo fare la rockstar (2019-22), Clara in Catch-22 (2019), Ada in Love Gets a Room (2021)
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The Good Mothers Cast: Barbara Chichiarelli as Anna Colace
Character Profile: A deputy prosecutor in Calabria. She is a snow globe enthusiast who essentially lives at her office. Anna helps Giusy hide from Calabrian mobsters.
Chichiarelli’s Resume: Livia Adami in Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017-19), Veronica in Un’avventura (2019), Dalila/Bruno’s Wife in Bad Tales (2020), Orsola in Mascarpone (2021), Elena Pace in The Gymnasts (2022)
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The Good Mothers Cast: Francesco Colella as Carlo Cosco
Character Profile: Denise’s father. He is Calabrian mobster from Pagliarelle. Carlo hires a hitman to kill his wife and daughter.
Colella’s Resume: Gianni Parolini in Don Matteo (2014), Leonardo in Trust (2018), Italo Curtiga in ZeroZeroZero (2019-20), Tomei in Christian (2022), Paolo Danti in Vostro onore (2022)
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The Good Mothers Cast: Simona Distefano as Concetta Cacciola
Character Profile: Giusy’s best friend. She gets beaten by her father for talking to men. Concetta contemplates joining the witness protection program.
Distefano’s Resume: Federica Orlandi in Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi (2022), Hostess in Love in the Villa (2022)
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The Good Mothers Cast: Andrea Dodero as Carmine
Character Profile: Carlo’s hitman. He develops a romantic relationship with Denise. Carmine is responsible for killing Carlo’s wife.
Dodero’s Resume: Silver Boy in L’allieva (2020), Mahdi in Blocco 181 (2022)
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The Good Mothers Cast: Micaela Ramazzotti as Lea Garofalo
Character Profile: Denise’s mother. She was born into a mafia lifestyle and married Carlo when she was 16 years old. Lea disappears after reuniting with her husband.
Ramazzotti’s Resume: Sonia in Tutta la vita davanti (2008), Anna Nigiotti in Michelucci — 1971-1981 in The First Beautiful Thing (2010), Gloria in Posti in piedi in paradiso (2012), Donatella Morelli in Like Crazy (2016), Lena Antonietti in Caravaggio’s Shadow (2022)
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The Good Mothers cast also includes:
- Alessandra Roca as Marisa Garofalo
- Marco Zingaro as Ciccio Pesce
- Stefano Fregni as Maresciallo Perti
- Marabina Jaimes as Anna Lazaro
- Andrea Riso as Enrico
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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