Jennifer Coolidge, who plays Tanya McQuoid-Hunt, has reprised her role from season one.
We all know Coolidge from her iconic roles in the “American Pie” and “Legally Blonde” film series, but the actor has also starred in the likes of “Promising Young Woman” (2020), “Single All the Way” (2021), and “A Cinderella Story” (2004). Her previous television credits include “2 Broke Girls” and the recent Netflix series “The Watcher.”
“The Time Traveler’s Wife” star Theo James plays Cameron Sullivan, one of the new guests at The White Lotus.
In addition to playing Henry DeTamble on HBO’s “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” James has starred in shows like period drama “Sanditon” and has lent his voice to the animated children’s series “Castlevania.”
Some of his film roles include “Divergent” (2014), “Insurgent” (2015), “Allegiant” (2016), and “Mr. Malcolm’s List” (2022).
“The Bold Type” star Meghann Fahy plays Daphne Sullivan, Cameron’s wife.
Fahy is probably best known for playing Sutton Brady on Freeform’s “The Bold Type,” but viewers might also recognize her from her appearances on shows such as “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Chicago Fire,” “Miss Sloane,” and “Gossip Girl.”
Aubrey Plaza, one of the biggest names in the cast, plays another vacationer called Harper Spiller.
Aubrey Plaza is a well-established comedic actor who got her start playing April Ludgate in NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” but is also known for her performances in “Criminal Minds,” “Little Demon,” and “Legion.”
Outside of television, she’s appeared in successful comedy films like “Dirty Grandpa” (2016), “Safety Not Guaranteed” (2012), “The To-Do List” (2013), and “Ingrid Goes West” (2017).
Will Sharpe, who plays Harper’s other half, Ethan Spiller, is both an actor and director.
Sharpe, who is English and of Japanese descent, has previously starred in a number of popular British television shows, including “Flowers,” “W1A,” and “Giri/Haji,” the last of which earned him a BAFTA Television Award.
On top of that, he is also a successful director. His most recent film, “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain,” starred Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy.
Michael Imperioli plays Dominic Di Grasso, a man traveling with his father, Bert, and son, Albie.
You may recognize Imperioli from his role as Christopher Moltisanti in HBO’s “The Sopranos,” a role which earned him an Emmy. He reprised his role in the prequel movie “The Many Saints of Newark,” which was released in 2021. Imperioli has also appeared in many other shows, from “Blue Bloods” and “The Fool” to “Hawaii Five-0.”
F. Murray Abraham, who plays Bert, is both an Oscar and Golden Globe winner.
Abraham won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his performance as Antonio Salieri in the drama film “Amadeus” (1984). The actor first rose to fame in the 1980s when he starred in several successful films such as “Scarface” (1983) and “The Name of the Rose” (1986).
More recently, audiences will have seen him in “Inside Llewyn Davis” (2013) and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014).
His television credits include “Moon Knight,” “Mythic Quest,” and “Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities.”
You may have seen Adam DiMarco in Disney Channel movies such as “Radio Rebel” (2012) and “Zapped” (2014).
The Canadian actor starred alongside the likes of Debby Ryan and Zendaya during his Disney days but has seen more recently in the likes of “The Magician,” “The Order,” and “Pillow Talk.”
DiMarco has also had single-episode arcs on “The Good Doctor,” “Charmed,” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.”
Haley Lu Richardson is introduced as Portia, a personal assistant traveling with her boss Tanya (Jennifer Coolidge).
Richardson has appeared in films such as “The Edge of Seventeen” (2016), “Unpregnant” (2020), and “Five Feet Apart” (2019), as well as TV shows like “Jane the Virgin” and “Pretty Little Liars” spinoff series “Ravenswood.”
Simona Tabasco plays a Sicilian local named Lucia.
Along with her friend Mia, Lucia frequents the White Lotus resort in search of work and opportunity amongst the wealthy clientele. Tabasco has mainly worked in her native Italy, with roles in the likes of “DOC – Nelle tue mani” and “È arrivata la felicità,” but made herself a name internationally with the release of Netflix’s “Luna Park” in 2021.
Beatrice Grannò is Lucia’s less confident friend, Mia, who has just come out of a breakup.
The actor, known for portraying Anna Ricci in the Italian drama-comedy Netflix series “Zero,” and like, Tabasco, has also appeared in “DOC – Nelle tue mani.” Her other previous roles include the television series “Il Capitano Maria,” and the films “The Time of Indifference” (2020) and “Security” (2021).
Tom Hollander plays Quentin, although he isn’t introduced into the story until later in the season.
Hollander has appeared in memorable roles in “Pride and Prejudice” (2005), “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” (2015), “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise. He has also had roles on hit TV shows such as “Taboo,” “The Night Manager,” and “Us.”
Quentin’s nephew Jack, played by Leo Woodall, likewise doesn’t come into the story until later.
Woodall is a newcomer and has only a few television and film credits to his name. Still, viewers might recognize him from the film “Cherry” (2021) and the television series “The Vampire Academy.” He’s certainly worth having on your radar, as he will soon be seen in the series “Citadel,” alongside Stanley Tucci, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Richard Madden.
Jon Gries is the only other actor to reprise his role from season one.
While season one saw Gries’ character Greg connect with Tanya (Jennifer Coolidge), this time round, the pair are now married and on a romantic getaway on the gorgeous Mediterranean island. Viewers might recognize Gries from playing uncle Rico in “Napoleon Dynamite” (2004), Roger Linus in “Lost,” and Rusty the Bum in “Seinfeld.”