‘Yellowstone’: Who Are The Actors, Where Do You Know Them From?

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Season 2 of Paramount Network’s new hit show Yellowstone is now 4 episodes deep and shows no sign of stopping.  In a world full of online streaming, the Season 2 premiere still captured 2.4 million viewers during the live airing. That number jumped to 5 million viewers in live streaming just 3 days later.

Season 1 of Yellowstone soars

Season 1 was 2018’s most-watched new cable TV series. It also ranked 2nd out of all other cable TV series for the year with an average of over 5 million total viewers per episode. Season 2 has just started and Yellowstone is already on track to hold its title.  No, Yellowstone is not going anywhere as Paramount Network already ordered 10 episodes for Season 3 before Season 2 even premiered. For those who have been watching and those new to the show…these are the faces of Yellowstone and where you might have seen them before.

Who played Teal Beck?

This week fans wanted to know who was playing Teal Beck and got a bit confused. Many fans thought it was Anthony Michael Hall, but that wasn’t the case at all. Instead, this is actor Terry Serpico. They do look a lot alike, though. He was on the shows Army Wives and Designated Survivor.

The cast of this hit show

(Kevin Costner Instagram pic)

Kevin Costner (John Dutton):  Kevin Costner takes the lead in Yellowstone as the patriarch, John Dutton, of a dysfunctional ranch family that owns the largest cattle ranch in the United States. Power and corruption surround “The Yellowstone” as John and his family fight to maintain control of the ranch by any means necessary.

Costner has been acting since the early 1980s. He is no stranger to playing an old cowboy. You may remember him from such movies as Open Range, Wyatt Earp, and most notably Dances with Wolves. Costner is also known for his leading roles in Waterworld, The Guardian and the Academy Award Winning movie Field of Dreams. He can also be seen in the 2019 Netflix Original Movie The Highwaymen. In this flick, he hunts down Bonnie and Clyde as Texas Ranger Frank Hamer alongside Woody Harrelson as Maney Gault.

(Luke Grimes Instagram pic)

Luke Grimes (Kayce Dutton): Kayce is the rebellious son of John Dutton. Kayce blames his father for everything in his life and flip flops through the series never knowing exactly what he wants from his life.

More of the Yellowstone cast

Luke Grimes is an American actor most known for playing Elliott Grey in the Fifty Shades series. He also played a supporting role in American Sniper as NAVY Seal Marc Lee.

(Kelly Reilly Instagram pic)

Kelly Reilly (Beth Dutton): Beth Dutton is the ruthless, unstable, alcoholic only daughter of John Dutton. Her many talents and unconditional devotion to her father are aimed at anyone that poses a threat to “The Yellowstone”. Family included.

You may have recognized Kelly Reilly in the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes and its 2011 sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows where she played Mary Morstan alongside veteran actors Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.

(Wes Bentley Instagram pic)

Wes Bentley (Jamie Dutton): Jamie Dutton is the educated middle son of John Dutton. The golden boy one minute and then the black sheep the next. Jamie is the sensitive Dutton child who struggles to balance his devotion to his father and accomplishing his own dreams.

Wes Bentley has been around since the mid-9o’s. Bentley obtained a few small roles until 1999 when he landed the role of Ricky Fitts in American Beauty alongside Kevin Spacey. Since then he has landed roles in hit movies such as Ghost Rider, Mission Impossible-Fallout and The Hunger Games franchise. He most recently played Floyd Kelly in this year’s The Best of Enemies.

(Cole Hauser Instagram pic)

Cole Hauser (Rip Wheeler): Rip Wheeler is the loyal ranch hand that has been at “The Yellowstone” since he was a young teenager. Plagued by a horrifying past, Rip wears “The Brand”. Rip is tasked with leading the other ranch hands and doing the dirty work that needs to be done to protect “The Yellowstone”.

Cole Hauser shines when put in the role of a tough and villainous character. He is the character that you should hate but somehow love. He displays this in such movies as Pitch Black and Dazed and Confused. You may also recognize him as Billy from the hit movie Good Will Hunting.

Don’t miss the new episodes of Yellowstone on Paramount Network.

Mandy Robinson

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