‘Shrill’ Season 3 Full Cast List: Meet Aidy Bryant, Luka Jones, Julia Sweeney and rest of the stars from the Hulu comedy
Watch the final installment of the groundbreaking show where Annie navigates life, love, and work in a body that the world tells her is wrong. The third season will premiere on Friday, May 7, on Hulu
It's time to bid 'Shrill' farewell on Hulu. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the groundbreaking comedy led by Aidy Bryant will not be renewed after season three.
Annie (Bryant), a self-described obese woman on a quest to change her life but not her body, is the focus of the show. We've watched her navigate life, love, and work in a body that the world tells her is wrong for two seasons. The American comedy web television series produced by Warner Bros. Television is an adaptation of 'Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman', a non-fiction book by Lindy West. And the third season will premiere on Friday, May 7, on Hulu. Here's all you need to know about the cast.
Aidy Bryant plays the lead role of Annie Easton. The American actress and comedian is known as a cast member on the late-night variety series 'Saturday Night Live', beginning in season 38. She has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for her work on the show, including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
The actress and writer was born Aiden Makenzy Bryant on May 7, 1987, in Phoenix, Arizona. She attended Columbia College in Chicago, where she received a BA in Theater in 2009. She is known for her appearances on 'SNL', starred as Mary in 'The Big Sick' (2017) and as Abigail in the television series 'Girls' (2015-2017). She has been married to comedy actor Conner O'Malley since April 28, 2018.
Luka Jones plays Ryan. Jones was born Luka Yovetich on August 19, 1975, in Evanston, Illinois, and raised in the Chicago and Denver metro areas. He earned a master's and a doctorate in philosophy from the California State University and the University of Southern California. He also studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.
Jones is known for his roles as Lewman, alongside Joaquin Phoenix in 'Her' (2013), in 'The Campaign' (2012) and Nick in 'How I Met Your Mother' (2005). He also starred as Gerry Johnson in the television series 'People of Earth'.
Ololade "Lolly" Adefope plays Fran. The 30-year-old is a British stand-up comedian and actress, specializing in character comedy. The actress and writer is known for her roles in 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' (2018) and 'Damned' (2018). She played Tess in 'The Spy Who Dumped Me' (2018) and Dolly Adesina in 'Sorry' (2019).
Her other roles include Kitty in the television series 'Ghosts' (2019-2020) as Maggie in 'Miracle Workers' (2019-2020) and as Florence in 'Feel Good' (2020).
Julia Sweeney plays Vera. Born Julia Ann Sweeney on October 10, 1959, in Spokane, Washington, the actress and comedienne worked for five years as an accountant for Columbia Studios in Los Angeles. She then began to take classes on a whim at the famed Groundlings Theater, following which she appeared on several TV shows such as 'Brothers', 'Hard Time on Planet Earth' and 'Not Necessarily the News'.
She joined 'Saturday Night Live' (1975) in 1990 as a featured player, and gained popularity playing the creepy character Pat. She played small roles in 'Honey, I Blew Up the Kid' (1992) the SNL-related feature film 'Coneheads' (1993) and the drama 'Pulp Fiction' (1994). She also played Pam in 'Brooklyn Nine Nine' (2019).
John Cameron Mitchell
John Cameron Mitchell plays Gabe Parrish. The American actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director from El Paso, Texas, is known for 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' (2001), 'Shortbus' (2006) and 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties' (2017).
He is set to play the titular character in the upcoming 'Joe Exotic' alongside Kate McKinnon, based on the controversial former Oklahoma zoo operator and big cat breeder. He's also starred in 'The Sandman', 'The Good Fight', 'Girls', 'Dreamboy' and 'Mozart in the Jungle'.
Ian Owens plays Amadi. The stand-up comedian from Los Angeles graduated from The Second City LA's conservatory program, according to Second City. Owens is an alumnus of Boom Chicago in Amsterdam who toured with The Second City's Unelectable You.
The actor is known for 'Everything's Fine', 'Beta' and 'The Second City Presents: The Last Show Left on Earth' (2020). He also starred in the television mini-series 'Oasis' and in 'Law & Order: The Musical!'