Fallout TV show full cast & where you know the actors from

Fallout TV show full cast & where you know the actors from
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Written by 

Dani Cross


17th Apr 2024 17:12

Fallout is currently taking the world by nuclear storm, and proving to be one of the better video game adaptations we've seen in a while. If you're interested to know who plays each character, I've compiled a full cast list of all the actors and where you might know them from.

There are lots of memorable characters and performances in the show, from The Ghoul to naive vault dweller-turned-survivor Lucy MacLean. Take a look below to see who portrays each character in the show.

Fallout show full cast list

Here's a cast list featuring the main and side characters throughout the show.

  • Ella Purnell as Lucy MacLean
  • Walton Goggins as Cooper Howard/The Ghoul
  • Aaron Moten as Maximus
  • Moises Arias as Norm MacLean
  • Kyle MacLachlan as Hank MacLean
  • Sarita Choudhury as Moldaver
  • Leslie Uggams as Betty Pearson
  • Zach Cherry as Woody Thomas
  • Rod Luzzi as Reg McPhee
  • Michael Emerson as Wilzig
  • Dave Register as Chet
  • Annabel O'Hagan as Steph Harper
  • Frances Turner as Barb Howard
  • Johnny Pemberton as Thaddeus
  • Xelia Mendes-Jones as Dane
  • Michael Cristofer as Elder Cleric Quintus
  • Michael Rapaport as Knight Titus
  • Matt Berry as Mr. Handy
  • Dale Dickey as Ma June
  • Fred Armisen as DJ Carl
  • Jon Daly as Snake Oil Salesman
  • Michael Esper as Bud Askins
  • Chris Parnell as Overseer Benjamin
  • Cherien Dabis as Birdie
  • Leer Leary as Davey

Read on for more about the actors in Fallout and where you might have seen them before!

Fallout actors & where you know them from

Ella Purnell as Lucy MacLean

Ella Purnell as Lucy.
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Ella Purnell voiced Jinx in the popular Netflix show Arcane, an animated series based on the world of League of Legends. Aside from that, you might know her from Maleficent, Yellowjackets and Belgravia. She also voiced Gwyndala in Star Trek: Prodigy.

Walton Goggins as Cooper Howard/The Ghoul

Walton Goggins as Cooper Howard.
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You've probably seen Walton Goggins in shows or films before, but he's rarely the leading role. He's appeared in shows like The Shield, Sons of Anarchy, Invincible, Justified and The Righteous Gemstones, and usually steals every scene he's in.

He's also in multiple Tarantino films, including Django Unchained and The Hateful Eight, as well as Ant-Man and the Wasp. Now he's playing a double role in Fallout as both Cooper Howard and his 200-years-older self, The Ghoul.

Aaron Moten as Maximus

Aaron Moten as Maximus.
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Aaron Moten is known for appearing in shows like Next, Disjointed, Father Stu and Emancipation, but Fallout is probably his biggest role yet. He plays Maximus, a Brotherhood of Steel squire who constantly seems to get himself into trouble.

Moises Arias as Norm MacLean

Moises Arias as Norm.
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Norm Maclean, played by Moises Arias, is the cowardly brother of Lucy MacLean and a resident of Vault 33. He previously starred as Rico in Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel, but he's also been in Ender's Game, Pitch Perfect 3, The Stanford Prison Experiment and more.

Kyle MacLachlan as Hank MacLean

Kyle MacLachlan as Hank.
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Kyle MacLachlan plays Lucy's dad, Hank MacLean, who's also the overseer of Vault 33. He's known for working with David Lynch on projects such as Twin Peaks and the 1984 movie adaptation of Dune, where he played Paul Atriedes.

Sarita Choudhury as Moldaver

Sarita Choudhury as Moldaver.
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Sarita Choudhury starred opposite Denzel Washington in Mississippi Masala, and later appeared in the Hunger Games films and The Green Knight. In Fallout she plays Moldaver, a mysterious character who leads a group of wastelanders.

Leslie Uggams as Betty Pearson

Leslie Uggams plays one of the many vault dwellers in Vault 33. She's known for her musical theatre work, and you may have also seen her in shows like Empire and films like American Fiction. She's also Blind Al in the Deadpool movies.

Zach Cherry as Woody Thomas

Zach Cherry as Woody Thomas.
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Zach Cherry plays a vault dweller by the name of Woody Thomas. Outside of Fallout, he's known for playing Dylan George in Severance, and he's appeared in Marvel films including Spider-Man: Homecoming and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Rodrigo Luzzi as Reg McPhee

Another vault dweller, Reg McPhee is played by Rodrigo Luzzi. Before taking on this role, he appeared in FBI: Most Wanted, Dead Ringers and New Amsterdam, but this is one of his biggest roles yet.

Michael Emerson as Wilzig

Michael Emerson as Wilzig.
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Michael Emerson plays Wilzig, an integral character in the plot of Fallout. This character is seen from episode two onwards and is accompanied by his canine sidekick CX404. Emerson previously appeared in Saw, Lost, Person of Interest, Arrow and more.

Frances Turner as Barb Howard

Frances Turner plays Cooper Howard's wife in flashback scenes. She's also known for playing Monique in The Boys and Bell Mallory in The Man in the High Castle, two other popular Amazon series.

Dave Register as Chet

Dave Register as Chet.
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Dave Register portrays Chet, one of Lucy's cousins who works as the gatekeeper for Vault 33. He previously acted in FBI, Heightened, Madam Secretary and more.

Annabel O'Hagan as Steph Harper

Annabel O'Hagan as Steph.
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Annabel O'Hagan plays a pregnant vault dweller called Steph Harper. Previously, O'Hagan has appeared in Dear Edward and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Johnny Pemberton as Thaddeus

Johnny Pemberton plays Thaddeus, a Brotherhood of Steel recruit. He was previously in 21 Jump Street and the sequel, 22 Jump Street, as well as Ant-Man, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story and In the Loop.

Xelia Mendes-Jones as Dane

Dane is another Brotherhood of Steel recruit, and one of Maximus' friends. Before appearing on Fallout, Xelia Mendes-Jones featured as Renna in The Wheel of Time.

Michael Cristofer as Elder Cleric Quintus

Michael Cristofer is a seasoned actor perhaps best known for his role as Phillip Price in Mr. Robot. He received a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for The Shadow Box, a play made in 1977. In Fallout, he plays Elder Cleric Quintus, the leader of the Brotherhood of Steel faction we see in the show.

Michael Rapaport as Knight Titus

Michael Rapaport plays Knight Titus, a Knight in the Brotherhood of Steel. He's known for roles in Friends, Prison Break, Justified and more.

Dale Dickey as Ma June

Dale Dickey as Ma June.
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Dale Dickey plays Ma June, a trader. She's known for playing Spooge's partner in Breaking Bad as well as roles in Winter's Bone, True Blood, Justified and Iron Man 3.

Matt Berry as Mr. Handy

Matt Berry is an English actor known for What We Do in the Shadows, The IT Crowd, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace and more. In Fallout, he provides the voice for the robot Mr. Handy.

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Fred Armisen as DJ Carl

Fred Armisen is an actor and writer known for creating the show Portlandia. He also appears as the bandleader on Late Night with Seth Meyers and plays a variety of comedic roles, ranging from Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine to the Super Mario Bros. movie. In Fallout, he plays DJ Carl, the resident of a radio tower.

Jon Daly as Snake Oil Salesman

Jon Daly plays the Snake Oil Salesman, an eccentric character who peddles supposed remedies to wastelanders. He's known for roles in Masterminds, Zoolander 2 and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

Chris Parnell as Overseer Benjamin

Chris Parnel as Overseer Benjamin.
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Chris Parnell plays the one-eyed Overseer Benjamin in the Fallout show. He played Garth Holliday in Anchorman. He's also known for voice roles in Rick and Morty, Archer and more.

Cherien Dabis as Birdie

Cherien Dabis plays Birdie, a resident of Vault 4. She's an actor and filmmaker known for Amreeka and May in the Summer, and has also directed episodes of Ozark and Only Murders in the Building.

Leer Leary as Davey

Leer Leary has been an actor for over thirty years, featuring in 30 Rock, FBI and more. In the show, he plays Davey, a resident of Vault 33.

And that's it for the cast list - here's hoping we don't have to wait too long before season 2!

For more Fallout, check out our homepage. You can take a look here to see our ranking of all the Fallout games.

Dani Cross
About the author
Dani Cross
Dani is a Guides Writer for GGRecon. She graduated from university with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, then worked as a freelance writer before joining the GGRecon team as a full-time writer in 2023. In her opinion, the best game of all time is Elden Ring – but her favourite is Halo: Reach, a game that created lifelong friendships and somehow started her down the path to a career in media. She’s also way too invested in Pokemon cards, and a big fan of guinea pigs, cats and other cute creatures.
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