Dead to Me is the latest dark comedy from Netflix, released today (Friday, May 3). Christina Applegate leads the Dead to Me cast as Jen, a woman who makes a strange new friend following the death of her husband. The Netflix series also features Linda Cardellini, James Marsden and Ed Asner in its cast.
Who is in the cast of Dead to Me?
Jen – Christina Applegate
Jen is a character described in the official Netflix synopsis for Dead to Me as: “A sardonic widow determined to solve her husband’s recent hit-and-run murder.”
She is played by Christina Appelgate, the three-time Golden Globe-nominee and star of Anchorman, Bad Moms, and The Sweetest Thing.
Judy – Linda Cardellini
Judy is summed up by Netflix as: “An optimistic free spirit who’s recently suffered her own tragic loss.”
Emmy-nominee Linda Cardellini portrays her after appearing in Freaks and Geeks, playing Velma in various Scooby-Doo projects and portraying the wife of Hawkeye (played by Jeremy Renner) in The Avengers franchise.
James Marsden will star in Dead to Me as an as-yet-unnamed love interest to Judy.
The actor has formerly played Cyclops in four X-Men films and has also starred in 30 Rock, Enchanted and the musical remake of Hairspray.
Veteran actor Ed Asner will play the currently unnamed resident of the assisted living facility Judy works at.
The five-time Golden Globe-winner has starred in nearly 400 projects, where he has voiced the lead of Pixar’s Up, played Santa in Elf and starred in the iconic Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Christopher – Max Jenkins
Christopher is Jen’s gay, tactless partner in her real estate business.
He is portrayed by Max Jenkins, star of The Mysteries of Laura and web series Gay’s Anatomy.
Henry – Luke Roessler
Henry is Jen’s compassionate young son, who worries about his mum being lonely after his dad dies.
Young actor Luke Roessler plays him following roles in Legion, Bates Motel and Deadpool 2.
Ana Perez – Diana Maria Riva
Ana is a police detective investigating the death of Jen’s husband.
Diana Maria Riva joins the Dead to Me cast as Ana after appearing in Man with a Plan and Telenovella.
Other recurring cast members for Dead to Me include Keong Sim as Pastor Wayne, Haley Sims as Kayley and Suzy Nakamura as Karen.
Other actors in the series include Sam McCarthy, Indigo Carey and Julia Marley.
Dead to Me is streaming on Netflix from May 3
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