The Last of Us HBO TV series official cast list

Here's the full list of the actors and cast of The Last of US television series on HBO.

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The Last of Us cast and actors list continues to grow. The live-action adapatation of the award-winning video game is coming to HBO, and the production team behind it has revealed the actors that are bringing to life the various caharacters. As for the story, Neil Druckmann, writer of the video games, will team up with Chernobyl writer Craig Mazin for the show. Ahead of the show’s release, let’s look at the official cast and actor list for The Last of Us TV series.

Note, this list is arranged in the order in which actors and roles have been announced, with original cast members coming first.

The Last of Us TV series cast

Here are all of the actors confirmed to be appearing in the The Last of Us TV series and their respective roles.

Joel Miller - Pedro Pascal

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Joel Miller will be acted by Pedro Pascal.

Joel Miller will be portrayed by Pedro Pascal. One of the two main characters, Joel is the lead of The Last of Us and provides the perspective in which the audiences first experience this world. Pascal is known for his work in Game of Thrones and more recently, The Mandalorian and Wonder Woman 1984. 

Elli - Bella Ramsey

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Ellie will be acted by Bella Ramsey.

The role of Ellie will be acted by Bella Ramsey. Ellie is one of the most iconic video game characters of the modern era, so this will be a major moment for the young actor. Ramsey made a name for herself following her performance as Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones. Still very early in her acting career, Ellie will likely be Ramsey’s biggest role to-date.

Tommy Miller - Gabriel Luna

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Tommy Miller will be acted by Gabriel Luna.

Tommy Miller will be acted by Gabriel Luna. Tommy is Joel’s younger brother and plays a key role in the source material. Luna made a huge splash on the big screen in 2019’s Terminator: Dark Fate. 

Marlene - Merle Dandridge

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Marlene will be acted by Merle Dandridge.

The character of Marlene will be portrayed by Merle Dandridge, who actually voiced the character in 2013's The Last of Us. Marlene is the head of the Fireflies, a group prominently featured in the video game. Dandridge has a rich history of acting both on-screen and in a recording booth, so it makes sense for her to bring the character to life in the live-action adaptation of The Last of Us.

Sarah Miller - Nico Parker

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Sarah Miller will be acted by Nico Parker.

Nico Parker will take on the role of Sarah, Joel’s daughter, in the TV adaptation of The Last of Us. Nico Parker is the daughter of actress Thandie Newton and appeared in Tim Burton’s Dumbo in 2019.

Tess - Anna Torv

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Tess will be acted by Anna Torv.

Anna Torv will be portraying Tess. In The Last of Us, Tess was the smuggling partner of Joel Miller. As for Anna Torv, her most recent work was that of psychology professor Wendy Carr in Mindhunter. Fans will also recognize her as Olivia Dunham from Fringe.


That’s the current full cast and actors for the The Last of Us series on HBO. The show is currently in production, and will likely be released next year. Be sure to bookmark this topic page, as we will add new cast members as they are announced.

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