Dear White People season three is available to stream and download on Netflix now. The series is an adaptation of the film of the same name and was brought to Netflix by the film’s original writer and director Justin Simien. The series follows a group of black students who study at Winchester, a predominately white Ivy League School. Here’s everything you need to know about the cast of the third series.
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Who is in the cast of Dear White People season 3?
Samana White – Logan Browning
Logan Browning plays the role of Samantha White, a young college student who is trying to raise awareness about social issues.
Browning is an American actress from Atlanta, Georgia.
Before Dear White People, she is best known for playing Sasha in the film Bratz: The Movie.
Browning began her career in the Nickelodeon series Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide as Vanessa.
Other credits include Brianna Ortiz in Meet the Browns, Jelena Howard on Hit the Floor and Zora in Powers.
Troy Fairbanks – Brandon P Bell
Brandon P Bell takes on the role of Troy Fairbanks, reprising the role he played in the original film.
Bell is best known for playing Jake Madsen in Hollywood Heights.
Before acting, Bell was a professional soccer player for seven years, winning the USA Cup Gold Medal.
Other acting credits include Aaron Gault in Ascension, Dr Michael Peete in Insecure and Coach Medlock in Switched at Birth.
Gabs Mitchell – John Patrick Amedori
John Patrick Amedori stars as Gabs Mitchell, Samantha’s love interest.
Amedori is an American actor and musician, from Baltimore, Maryland.
He has appeared in numerous television shows and films including the Vatican Tapes, Law and Order and Numb3rs.
Amedori is also recognised for playing 13-year-old Evan Treborn in the film The Butterfly Effect.
Notable credits include Aaron Rose in Gossip Girl, Leonard in Aquarius and Max Collins in Vanished.
Reggie Green – Marque Richardson
Marque Richardson plays Reggie Green, the same character he played in the film.
Richardson is an American actor from San Diego, California.
His first-ever television role was as Tyrone on The Bernie Mac Show.
He most recently starred as Kenneth in True Blood and Mark Gage in The Newsroom.
Other credits include ER, Lincoln Heights, Rules of Engagement and The Starter Wife.
Narrator – Giancarlo Esposito
Giancarlo Esposito is back as the narrator of Dear White People.
In the teaser trailer for the new season, Esposito reveals himself as the narrator, suggesting he will play a huge role in the upcoming season.
Speaking of Esposito’s character, show creator Simien told The Hollywood Reporter: “You don’t have to wait for a second longer. He’s in the first scene.
“We immediately paid that off. I knew I had to do that, as I didn’t want you all to be mad at me.
“The third season is a bit of a gauntlet. It’s when people are either in or out.“
Esposito is an American-Italian actor and director, best known for playing Gus in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.
For his role of Gus, he was nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards and won Best Supporting Actor in a Drama award at the 2012 Critics Choice Awards.
He has appeared in numerous films including Do the Right Thing, School Daze and Mo’ Better Blues.
Other credits include Westworld, Drunk History and Allegiance.
Other cast members in Dear White people season three include:
- DeRon Horton as Lionel Higgins
- Antoinette Robertson as Colandrea “Coco” Conners
- Ashley Blaine Featherson as Joelle Brooks
- Obba Babatundé as Dean Fairbanks
- Ally Maki as Ikumi
- Caitlin Carver as Muffy Tuttle
- Wyatt Nash as Kurt Fletcher
- John Rubinstein as President Fletcher
- Brant Daugherty as Thane Lockwood
- Nia Long as Neika Hobbs
- Jeremy Tardy as Rashid Bakr
- Francia Raisa as Vanessa
- Lena Waithe as P Ninny
Dear White People season 3 is streaming on Netflix now
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