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The Kominsky Method

The Kominsky Method

Netflix 2018

An aging actor, who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach.

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

Michael Douglas

#1 - Michael Douglas (Guy-Am-I (voice))

Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and film producer. He has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award. The elder son of Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill, Douglas received his Bachelor of Arts in drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His early acting roles included film, stage, and television productions. Douglas first achieved prominence for his performance in the ABC police procedural television series The Streets of San Francisco, for which he received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations. In 1975, Douglas produced One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, having acquired the rights to the Ken Kesey novel from his father. The film received critical and popular acclaim, and won the Academy Award for Best Picture, earning Douglas his first Oscar as one of the film's producers. After leaving The Streets of San Francisco in 1976, Douglas went on to produce films including The China Syndrome (1979) and Romancing the Stone (1984). He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for Romancing the Stone, in which he also starred as the romantic lead. Douglas reprised this role in the sequel in 1985, The Jewel of the Nile, which he also produced. He appeared in the musical A Chorus Line (1985) and the psychological thriller Fatal Attraction (1987). Douglas received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Gordon Gekko in Oliver Stone's Wall Street (1987), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor (a role he reprised in the sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in 2010). His subsequent film roles included: Black Rain (1989); The War of the Roses (1989); Basic Instinct (1992); Falling Down (1993); The American President (1995); The Game (1997); Traffic and Wonder Boys (both 2000); Solitary Man (2009). In 2013, for his portrayal of Liberace in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. Douglas starred as an aging acting coach in the Netflix comedy series The Kominsky Method (2018–2021), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, and in the Netflix animated series Green Eggs and Ham, in which he voices Guy-Am-I. He has portrayed Hank Pym in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in the films Ant-Man (2015), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019), and he will again reprise his role in the upcoming film Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023). He also voiced an alternate version of the character in the MCU animated television series What If...?. Besides his acting career, Douglas has received notice for his humanitarian and political activism, as well as media attention for his marriage to actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Michael Douglas plays as Guy-Am-I (voice) in The Kominsky Method.
Michael Douglas is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 23 episodes.

Alan Arkin

#2 - Alan Arkin (Norman Newlander)

Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Catch-22, The In-Laws, Edward Scissorhands, Glengarry Glen Ross, Marley & Me, Argo and Little Miss Sunshine, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2006. He is the father of actors Adam Arkin, Anthony Arkin, and Matthew Arkin.

Alan Arkin plays as Norman Newlander in The Kominsky Method.
Alan Arkin is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 16 episodes.

Sarah Baker

#3 - Sarah Baker (Mindy Kominsky)

Sarah Baker is an American actress best known for roles in TV shows like Go On and movies like The Campaign.

Sarah Baker plays as Mindy Kominsky in The Kominsky Method.
Sarah Baker is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 16 episodes.

Nancy Travis

#4 - Nancy Travis (Lisa)

Nancy Ann Travis (born September 21, 1961) is an American actress. She has starred in films such as Greedy, Internal Affairs, Three Men and a Baby, So I Married an Axe Murderer and Fluke, as well as having starring roles in a number of television series, including Becker, Almost Perfect and The Bill Engvall Show. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nancy Travis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Nancy Travis plays as Lisa in The Kominsky Method.
Nancy Travis is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 16 episodes.

Melody Butiu

#5 - Melody Butiu (Serveuse)

Melody Butiu plays as Serveuse in The Kominsky Method.
Melody Butiu is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Last updated: feb 04, 2023

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