'The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill story' Full Cast List: Meet Tom Scott, other stars of Lifetime film
‘The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill Story,’ is a new release based on true events. The movie will premiere on Lifetime Channel this fall season. The Lifetime original film ‘Imperfect High,’ starring Dance Moms alum Nia Sioux, will follow its broadcast. ‘The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill Story’ is based on the true story of Dr Martin MacNeill, a doctor based out of Utah, whose true colors emerge after his wife dies.
Dr MacNeill is played by Thomas Everett Scott, and his wife, Michele, is played by Charisma Carpenter. Alexis, played by Anwen O’Driscoll, thinks the world of her father, Dr MacNeill. But her faith in him is shaken when she starts to question the circumstances surrounding her mother’s death. The new movie comes with a promising cast list that's sure to impress. While we wait for the premiere, here's a quick look at who plays whom in the movie.
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Tom Everett Scott as Dr Martin MacNeill
Based on actual events, 'The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill' tells the story of Dr. MacNeill (played by Tom Scott) and the incredible life he led with his former beauty queen wife, Michele (Charisma Carpenter), and their eight children. Scott is an American actor well known for his role in 'La La Land' and '13 Reasons Why'. He was even the voice of Santa Paws in 'Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups'.
Charisma Carpenter as Michele
Charisma Carpenter is maybe best known for her role as Cordelia Chase on 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and spinoff 'Angel'. Carpenter went on to star in recurring roles on 'Charmed', 'Veronica Mars', 'Greek', and, most recently, CW’s 'Pandora'. She is repped by Defining Artists and managed by Gladys Gonzalez.
Anwen O'Driscoll as Alexis
In the movie, Dr Martin MacNeill is adored by his daughter, Alexis (played by O’Driscoll), who wants to follow in his footsteps to become a doctor herself. But after a series of suspicious events, Alexis is shocked by her father’s actions and begins to question everything she knows about him, and discovers the depth of his lies. Anwen O'Driscoll was born in Canada and as an actress, is known for 'Burden of Truth', 'Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story', and 'October Faction'.
The basic premise of the movie is of a young woman becoming suspicious of her father, shortly after her mother dies under mysterious circumstances.
'The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill Story’ is set to air on Lifetime on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 8 pm EST.