The High Desert cast features Patricia Arquette, Brad Garrett and Weruche Opia. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Jennifer Hoppe’s Apple TV+ series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
High Desert takes place in Yucca Valley, California. As Peggy struggles with addiction issues, she begins working as a private investigator. The narrative follows the main protagonist as she keeps an eye on a former anchorman who masquerades as a life guru. Here’s every actor and character in High Desert.
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High Desert Cast: Patricia Arquette as Peggy
Character Profile: A methadone addict from New York. She becomes a private investigator after working as an Old West actress. Peggy targets a notorious anchorman.
Arquette’s Resume: Alabama Whitman in True Romance (1993), Frankie Paige in Stigmata (1999), Allison Dubois in Medium (2005-11), Olivia in Boyhood (2014), Harmony Cobel/Mrs. Selvig in Severance (2022-)
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High Desert Cast: Brad Garrett as Bruce
Character Profile: A private investigator. He is a Mustang College graduate with financial issues. Bruce reluctantly hires Peggy.
Garrett’s Resume: Robert Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005), Gusteau in Ratatouille (2007), Hook Hand Thug in Tangled (2010), Douglas Fogerty in Single Parents (2018-20), Eeyore in Christopher Robin (2018)
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High Desert Cast: Weruche Opia as Carol
Character Profile: Peggy’s friend. She believes in the mantra “money comes easily.” Carol hides secrets about her personal life.
Opia’s Resume: Cleopatra in Bad Education (2014), Naomi in Sliced (2019-21), Terry Pratchard in I May Destroy You (2020), Merle in Our House (2022), Agent Green in Slumberland (2022)
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High Desert Cast: Bernadette Peters as Rosalyn
Character Profile: Peggy’s mother. She is an actress who agrees to participate in a play.
Peters’ Resume: Marie in The Jerk (1979), Eileen in Pennies from Heaven (1981), Sophie in Anastasia (1997), Leigh Conroy in Smash (2012-13), Gloria Windsor in Mozart in the Jungle (2014-18)
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High Desert Cast: Rupert Friend as Guru Bob
Character Profile: A former anchorman. He works as a life guru and collects paintings. Guru Bob becomes Peggy’s #1 target.
Friend’s Resume: Mr. Wickham in Pride & Prejudice (2005), Peter Quinn in Homeland (2012-17), Agent 47 in Hitman: Agent 47 (2015), Vasily in The Death of Stalin (2017), James Whitehouse in Anatomy of a Scandal (2022)
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High Desert Cast: Matt Dillon as Denny
Character Profile: Peggy’s husband. He gets released early from prison.
Dillon’s Resume: Dallas Winston in The Outsiders (1983), Bob in Drugstore Cowboy (1989), Healy in There’s Something About Mary (1998), Officer Ryan in Crash (2004), Jack in The House That Jack Built (2018)
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The High Desert cast also includes:
- Jayden Gomez as Cooper
- Christine Taylor as Dianne
- Jeffrey Vincent Parise as Roger
- Kellen Joseph as William
- Daniel Colman as ionel Richie
- Julia Rickert as Heather
- Carmine Giovinazzo as Nick Gatchi
- Dorian Martin as Chunky
- Liza Fernandez as Brenda
- Carlo Rota as Arman
- Michael Masini as Leo Gatchi
- Crystal Coney as Mary
- Alex Saxon as Ethan
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2020s, Apple TV+ Originals, Comedy, Know the Cast, Streaming Originals
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