The Jesus Revolution cast features Joel Courtney, Jonathan Roumie and Kimberly Williams-Paisley. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Jon Erwin and Brent McCorkle’s 2023 movie on Netflix. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Jesus Revolution takes place in Southern California during the 60s. As Greg Laurie seeks life direction, he befriends a couple hippies and a pastor. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he participates in a religious movement. Here’s every actor and character in Jesus Revolution, an adaptation of Greg Laurie and Ellen Santilli Vaughn’s eponymous 2018 book.
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Jesus Revolution Cast: Joel Courtney as Greg Laurie
Character Profile: A Newport Beach teenager. He is an artist who falls in love after leaving a military school. Greg uses religion to cope with abandonment issues.
Courtney’s Resume: Joe Lamb in Super 8 (2011), Nick Madsen in Don’t Let Me Go (2013), Peter Moore in The Messengers (2015), Lee Flynn in The Kissing Booth Trilogy (2018-21), Brandon Maibaum in The Empty Man (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Happiness for Beginners’
Jesus Revolution Cast: Jonathan Roumie as Lonnie Frisbee
Character Profile: A traveling hitchhiker. He befriends a pastor in Southern California. Lonnie is an egocentric man who leads a religious movement.
Roumie’s Resume: Chris Kattan/Sam Donaldson/José Eber in Celebrity Deathmatch (2000-02), Jim Fellows in As the World Turns (2007), Jesus in The Chosen (2019-), Christian Edwards in Chicago Med (2020), Merenkhare in Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Seasons’
Jesus Revolution Cast: Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Charlene
Character Profile: Greg’s mother. She struggles with addiction issues. Charlene tells Greg the truth about his alleged father.
Williams-Paisley’s Resume: Annie Banks in Father of the Bride (1991), Dana in According to Jim (2001-09), Sandy Lengyel in We Are Marshall (2006), Peggy Kenter in Nashville (2012-13), Claire Darrow in Darrow & Darrow (2017-19)
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Jesus Revolution Cast: Anna Grace Barlow as Cathe
Character Profile: Greg’s love interest. She is an Allen Ginsberg fan. Cathe clashes with her father while developing a romantic relationship with Greg.
Barlow’s Resume: Bethany Stevens in Scream Queens (2015), Zoe in The Fosters (2016-18), Lilith in Supernatural (2019), Taylor in The Never List (2020), Lisa Levine in The Goldbergs (2020-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Survival of the Thickest’
Jesus Revolution Cast: Kelsey Grammer as Chuck Smith
Character Profile: A pastor at Calvary Chapel. He worries about the morals of hippies. Chuck discovers that many young outcasts need spiritual guidance.
Grammer’s Resume: Dr. Frasier Crane in Cheers (1984-93), Sideshow Bob in The Simpsons (1990-2019), Dr. Frasier Crane in Frasier (1993-2004), Mayor Tom Kane in Boss (2011-12), Dr. Geoffrey Skadden in Dr. Death (2021)
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The Jesus Revolution cast also includes:
- Nic Bishop as Dick
- Jackson Robert Scott as Young Greg
- Nicholas Cirillo as Charlie
- Ally Ioannides as Janette Smith
- Julia Campbell as Kay
- Mina Sundwall as Dodie
- DeVon Franklin as Josiah
- Charlie Morgan Patton as Connie
- Jolie Jenkins as Pilar
- Sidney Floyd as Malaika
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