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HBO 2019

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.

The Top 10 Actors and Characters of Euphoria (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Eric Dane

#1 - Eric Dane (Cal Jacobs)

​Eric Dane is an American actor; After appearing in television roles throughout the 1990s and 2000s, he became known for playing Dr. Mark "McSteamy" Sloan on the series Grey's Anatomy, and has recently branched into film, co-starring in Marley & Me, Valentine's Day, and Burlesque. In 1993, Dane moved to Los Angeles, where he played small roles in the television series Saved by the Bell, The Wonder Years, Roseanne, and Married With Children, among others. But in 2000, he was signed for a recurring role in Gideon's Crossing, and followed this with a two-season run in Charmed. Dane's first major feature film appearance was in The Basket (1999). He also appeared in Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane, Sol Goode, Feast, Open Water 2, and X-Men: The Last Stand. Dane married actress Rebecca Gayheart on October 29, 2004. Dane and Gayheart's first child, Billie Beatrice, was born March 3, 2010

Eric Dane plays as Cal Jacobs in Euphoria.
Eric Dane is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.


#2 - Zendaya (Rue Bennett)

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (born September 1, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child model and backup dancer, before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up (2010–2013). From 2015 to 2018, she produced and starred as the titular spy, K.C Cooper in the sitcom K.C. Undercover, and in 2019, she began playing Rue Bennett, a teenage drug addict, in the HBO drama series Euphoria, for which she garnered critical praise as well as nominations for a Critics' Choice Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. Her film roles include supporting parts in the musical drama The Greatest Showman (2017) and the superhero films Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019). Zendaya began her career in music by recording songs independently and releasing the singles "Swag It Out" and "Watch Me" in 2011, the latter a collaboration with Bella Thorne. She signed with Hollywood Records in 2012 and later released her debut single, "Replay", which reached number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. In 2013, her self-titled debut studio album debuted at number 51 on the Billboard 200 chart. "Rewrite the Stars", taken from the soundtrack to The Greatest Showman, was released as a single in 2018. It reached the top twenty of the UK and Australian national charts and was certified platinum in the UK and US and double platinum in Australia. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Zendaya, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Zendaya plays as Rue Bennett in Euphoria.
Zendaya is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Hunter Schafer

#3 - Hunter Schafer (Jules Vaughn)

Hunter Schafer is an American fashion model, actress, artist, and LGBT rights activist. In 2019, she made her acting debut portraying Jules in the HBO series Euphoria. Schafer was born in Raleigh, North Carolina to parents Katy and Mac Schafer, who is a pastor at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church. She has three younger siblings: two sisters and a brother. While in high school, she protested against the North Carolina Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, also known as the "bathroom bill" or HB2. In an interview, she said that the Internet helped her cope with her gender identity, turning to YouTube and social media to learn about people's transition timelines. She graduated from the High School Visual Arts program at University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2017, having transferred there from Needham B. Broughton High School. Schafer is a transgender woman, stating "I do like people to know that I'm not a cis girl because that's not something that I am or feel like I am. I'm proud to be a trans person." In regards to her sexuality, Schafer has said that she is closer to what people might call a lesbian. Schafer uses she and they pronouns. Schafer has modeled for Dior, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Helmut Lang, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, Maison Margiela, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Versus Versace, Emilio Pucci, Ann Demeulemeester, and Erdem, among other fashion houses. Teen Vogue listed Schafer on its "21 Under 21" list, and granted her an interview with former United States Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In 2019, Schafer was cast in the HBO series Euphoria. It was her acting debut. Aside from her leading role in the series, she has also collaborated with the show's creator Sam Levinson so that her character and the show's story also reflected her experience.

Hunter Schafer plays as Jules Vaughn in Euphoria.
Hunter Schafer is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Maude Apatow

#4 - Maude Apatow (Lexi Howard)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Maude Apatow (born December 15, 1997) is an American actress. She is the eldest daughter of director Judd Apatow and actress Leslie Mann and is known for her roles as the daughter to her real-life mother's characters in Knocked Up (2007), Funny People (2009), and This Is 40 (2012).

Maude Apatow plays as Lexi Howard in Euphoria.
Maude Apatow is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Angus Cloud

#5 - Angus Cloud (Fezco)

Angus Cloud is an actor from Oakland, California. He is best known for playing Fezco on Euphoria (2019-). He is currently set to film The Things They Carried.

Angus Cloud plays as Fezco in Euphoria.
Angus Cloud is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Barbie Ferreira

#6 - Barbie Ferreira (Kat Hernandez)

Barbara Linhares Ferreira is an American model and actress best known for her role as Kat Hernandez in the HBO series Euphoria. In addition to acting, she is a plus-size model and social media sensation signed with Wilhelmina International, she has been featured with Seventeen magazine advocating against fat-shaming.

Barbie Ferreira plays as Kat Hernandez in Euphoria.
Barbie Ferreira is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Alexa Demie

#7 - Alexa Demie (Maddy Perez)

Alexa Demie (born December 11, 1994) is a singer, songwriter and actress, known for her work in features including Brigsby Bear (2017), Mid90s (2018) and Waves (2019). She had recurring roles as Shairee in Ray Donovan (2013), Marina in Love (2016) before landing her starring role as Maddy Perez in the 2019 series Euphoria (2019). From Los Angeles, California, Demie began writing songs and poetry at the age of twelve. She began her acting career as early as 2015, in a the film short racing adventure Miles (2015). She released her first music single in 2017, titled "Girl Like Me."

Alexa Demie plays as Maddy Perez in Euphoria.
Alexa Demie is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Nika Williams

#8 - Nika Williams (Leslie Bennett)

Nika Williams is an actress and producer. She’s best known for playing Leslie Bennett on Euphoria.

Nika Williams plays as Leslie Bennett in Euphoria.
Nika Williams is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Storm Reid

#9 - Storm Reid (Gia Bennett)

Reid was born on July 1, 2003, in Atlanta, Georgia to parents Rodney and Robyn. She has a brother, Josh, and two sisters, Iman and Paris. She made her film debut in the period drama film 12 Years a Slave (2013), and received further recognition for role as Meg Murry in the fantasy film A Wrinkle in Time (2018) and as Sydney Lanier in the horror film The Invisible Man (2020).

Storm Reid plays as Gia Bennett in Euphoria.
Storm Reid is the top #9 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Algee Smith

#10 - Algee Smith (Christopher McKay)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Algee Smith (born November 7, 1994)[1] is an American actor and singer. After appearing in several small television roles in 2017, Smith first rose to fame portraying Ralph Tresvant in BET's The New Edition Story miniseries. The same year, he garnered critical acclaim as Larry Reed in Kathryn Bigelow's film Detroit.[2][3] He currently stars in the HBO drama series, Euphoria.

Algee Smith plays as Christopher McKay in Euphoria.
Algee Smith is the top #10 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Last updated: feb 10, 2023

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