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The Orville Cast: Everything You Need to Know

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The Orville Cast is a sci-fi comedy-drama series created and starring Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer of a mid-level exploratory spaceship in the 25th century. The show follows their adventures while they face various challenges both on board and within themselves as individuals.

The Orville debuted on Fox in 2017 before moving to Hulu for its third season starting March 2022. It has received critical acclaim for its nods to classic Star Trek as well as its balance between comedy and drama, and exploration of social and ethical issues.

Are You Curious about The Orville or an Existent of Its Cast and characters? Here is everything you need to know!

Main Cast of The Orville Cast

Main Cast of The Orville Cast

Seth MacFarlane plays Captain Ed Mercer

Seth MacFarlane plays Captain Ed Mercer

MacFarlane, most renowned for his animated comedy shows Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show; Ted 2, Ted 3 and A Million Ways to Die in the West as a leading man; created The Orville with his brother Todd as its executive producer/lead actor/writer/star actor as its creator/executive producer/lead actor/writer and led as Captain Mercer who struggles with his divorce from former first officer Kelly Grayson (Kelly Grayson in The Orville).

Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson

Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson

Palicki is an actress known for appearing on shows such as Friday Night Lights, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Supernatural. In 2011, she attempted a failed pilot as Wonder Woman; unfortunately it never made air. As Kelly Grayson on Ed’s team she betrayed him by cheating with an alien which caused their marriage to dissolve; nonetheless she remains loyal and supportive towards Ed as his second-in-command.

Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy

Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy

Grimes is an actor, singer, and voice artist best known for his collaborations with MacFarlane on American Dad and Family Guy as well as appearing in shows such as ER, Band of Brothers, and Shameless. On The Orville he plays Gordon Malloy – Ed’s best friend who acts as pilot while also being known to indulge in mischief on board ship – an experienced yet irreverent pilot who sometimes puts in overtime work as well.

Peter Macon in the role of Lieutenant Commander Bortus

Peter Macon in the role of Lieutenant Commander Bortus

Macon is an actor known for appearing in shows such as Bosch, Shameless, Dexter, and The Shield. Additionally, he voiced Doomfist in the video game Overwatch as Bortus from Moclan species; these warriors reproduce solely by laying eggs – making him second officer of The Orville and Klyden’s mate.

J Lee portrays Lieutenant Commander John LaMarr

J Lee portrays Lieutenant Commander John LaMarr

Lee is an actor, writer, producer, and musician best known for his collaborations with MacFarlane on Family Guy and American Dad as John LaMarr on The Orville; creating and staring as John LaMarr as navigator before eventually taking over chief engineering roles – an intelligent yet laid back genius who likes having fun!

Mark Jackson as Isaac

Mark Jackson as Isaac

Jackson is an actor known for his roles on shows like That Day We Sang, The Royal Today and Doctors as well as voice acting characters for video games such as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age. As Isaac from planet Kaylon (where artificial life forms are considered inferior), Jackson joined The Orville as science officer to observe and study human behavior.

Recurring Cast member Yaphit

Recurring Cast member Yaphit

Macdonald is an award-winning comedian, actor, writer and producer known for his roles on Saturday Night Live, The Norm Show and The Orville. Additionally he voiced characters for movies such as Dr. Dolittle: The Animal Within, Klaus and more as Yaphit the gelatinous engineer working aboard The Orville with an undying crush on Dr. Finn (Yapit).

Chad L. Coleman as Klyden

Chad L. Coleman as Klyden

Coleman is an actor best known for his roles on television shows like The Wire, The Walking Dead, The Expanse, Arrow and other video games such as Left 4 Dead 2, Halo 5 Guardians and Resident Evil 2. Additionally he voiced characters such as Klyden who is Bortus’ partner and stay-at-home father; born female, but underwent controversial gender change procedures as is the norm among Moclans.

Halston Sage as Lieutenant Alara Kitan

Halston Sage as Lieutenant Alara Kitan

Sage has made several television and film appearances including Crisis, How to Rock and Prodigal Son as well as movies such as Paper Towns, Goosebumps and The Last Summer. She played Alara Kitan from season one and part of two on The Orville – an inexperienced officer struggling with low self-esteem and homesickness.

Victor Garber as Admiral Halsey

Victor Garber as Admiral Halsey

Garber is a celebrated actor and singer best known for his roles on Alias, Legends of Tomorrow, Eli Stone, Deception, Titanic Argo Milk Sicario. Admiral Halsey of the Planetary Union assigned Ed to command The Orville while supervising its missions.

BJ Tanner as Marcus Finn

BJ Tanner as Marcus Finn

Tanner Tanner has appeared in various shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, Black-ish and How to Get Away with Murder as Marcus Finn (Dr. Finn’s older son who often gets in trouble with Ty).

Kai Wener as Ty Finn

Kai Wener as Ty Finn

Kai Wener has appeared in multiple shows such as Girl Meets World, Speechless and Raven’s Home as Ty Finn; his role is one of Dr. Finn’s younger son who looks up to Marcus and Isaac.

Mike Henry plays Dann on The Orville. Mike Henry is an actor, writer, producer, and voice artist known for his roles on Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show, Ted and more. In The Orville he often disturbs colleagues with his unusual jokes or stories that may cause offense to colleagues on The Orville.

Kyra Santoro as Lieutenant Turco

Kyra Santoro as Lieutenant Turco

Santoro is an actress and model best known for her roles on shows such as The Orville, SEAL Team, Shameless and Lucifer. As Lieutenant Turco in The Orville under Talla Keyali’s supervision.

Anne Winters as Ensign Charly Burke

Anne Winters as Ensign Charly Burke

Winters has appeared on various shows such as 13 Reasons Why, Grand Hotel, Tyrant and Zac & Mia as well as movies such as Night School, Countdown and Mom and Dad as Ensign Charly Burke.

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