Does the ‘Euphoria’ Cast Look Familiar? Here’s Where You’ve Seen Them Before

If you’re still trying to process Euphoria’s shocking season 2 finale, then you’re not alone. Fans are brimming with questions about the twist-ending and its implications. Unfortunately, per Deadline, HBO Max isn’t dropping season three until 2024 (yes, you read that right).

Still, we have our handy collection of similar shows to hold you over. And if you’ve already made your way through the list, consider watching a few other titles that feature your faves from the Euphoria cast. From Zendaya to Barbie Ferreira, keep reading to learn more about the actors.

Season 2 of ‘Euphoria’ Has Been a Mess, But Zendaya’s Performance Just Saved It

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1. Zendaya

  • Euphoria character: Rue Bennett
  • What else she’s been in: Shake It Up, K.C. Undercover, The Greatest Showman, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Malcolm & Marie, Dune

The Emmy-winning actress is clearly at the top of her game. But long before she started turning heads as Rue on this HBO drama, Zendaya won the hearts of tween girls everywhere during her years-long stint on Disney Channel’s Shake It Up. After starring as K.C. Cooper in K.C. Undercover, the 25-year-old went on to play more mature roles, including her latest Oscar-nominated film, Dune.

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2. Hunter Schafer

  • Euphoria character: Jules Vaughn
  • What else she’s been in: Belle

Although Schafer’s role in Euphoria marked her official acting debut, critics have praised her performance, and some fans have even called her work Oscar-worthy. Something tells us that the 23-year-old model is well on her way to building an extensive acting resume.

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3. Sydney Sweeney

  • Euphoria character: Cassie
  • What else she’s been in: Pretty Little Liars, Everything Sucks!, The Handmaid's Tale, Sharp Objects, The White Lotus

Sweeney boasts quite a few acting credits, including guest roles in shows like 90210, Criminal Minds and Grey's Anatomy. But it was her role as Emaline Addario in the comedy-drama Everything Sucks! that put her on the map. (Fun fact: Aside from her impressive acting skills, Sweeney is also a trained MMA fighter.)

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4. Angus Cloud

  • Euphoria character: Fezco
  • What else he’s been in: The Perfect Women

Given his brilliant performance as Fezco on Euphoria, it's hard to believe that Cloud never studied acting. After being scouted by casting director Jennifer Venditti in New York, he landed the role in 2019. And now, the actor is set to appear in two more films this year: The Things They Carried and Your Lucky Day.

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5. Maude Apatow

  • Euphoria character: Lexi Howard
  • What else she’s been in: Funny People, Pitch Perfect 2, Other People, The House of Tomorrow, The King of Staten Island, Girls, Hollywood

It's safe to say that Leslie Mann passed down the acting gene to her daughter. Apatow started out by portraying the daughter of her mom's on-screen characters in Knocked Up, Funny People and This Is 40. But now, the actress has made a name for herself with standout roles in The King of Staten Island, Netflix's Hollywood and, of course, Euphoria.

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6. Jacob Elordi

  • Euphoria character: Nate Jacobs
  • What else he’s been in: The Kissing Booth, Swinging Safari, 2 Hearts, The Mortuary Collection, The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Aside from his character on Euphoria, the Aussie actor is best known for his role as Lee's popular older brother in The Kissing Booth franchise. You can expect to see more of him in his new psychological thriller, Deep Water, coming to Hulu this March.

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7. Alexa Demie

  • Euphoria character: Maddy Perez
  • What else she’s been in: Mid90s, Mainstream, Ray Donovan, Love, The OA

Demie, AKA Maddy, made a couple of appearances before landing her most popular gig on Euphoria. But she also juggles her impressive acting career with music, having collaborated with artists like JMSN, Azealia Banks, Pharrell and The Neighbourhood.

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8. Storm Reid

  • Euphoria character: Gia Bennett
  • What else she’s been in: 12 Years a Slave, Sleight, A Wrinkle in Time, The Suicide Squad, Don’t Let Go, When They See Us

To say that Reid has come a long way since her feature debut in 12 Years a Slave feels like an understatement. Her titular role in A Wrinkle in Time earned her an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Breakthrough Role in a Motion Picture, and her performance in Don't Let Go was met with widespread acclaim. Plus, in 2017, she appeared in Jay-Z and Beyoncé's music video for "Family Feud." NBD.

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9. Barbie Ferreira

  • Euphoria character: Kat Fernandez
  • What else she’s been in: Divorce, Unpregnant

We've been counting down the days until the premiere of Jordan Peele's spooky horror, Nope—and the fact that Ferreira is part of the cast only amplifies the excitement. The 25-year-old actress also has a director’s credit under her belt, thanks to her work on Dounia’s 2018 music video for "So Cool."

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10. Nika King

  • Euphoria character: Leslie Bennett
  • What else she’s been in: Hannah Montana, iCarly, Castle, NCIS: Los Angeles, 2 Broke Girls, Greenleaf, Best Friends Whenever

Before landing her breakout role as Rue and Gia's fiercely protective mother, King flexed her acting skills in dozens of other shows and films. She even dipped her toes into producing, working on shows like Moms and Funny Married Stuff.

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11. Eric Dane

  • Euphoria character: Cal Jacobs
  • What else he’s been in: Charmed, Grey's Anatomy, X-Men: The Last Stand, Marley & Me, Valentine's Day, Burlesque, The Last Ship

Die-hard fans of Charmed will instantly recognize him as Jason Dean—a far cry from his Euphoria character. But much earlier in his career, the actor also popped up in classics like Saved by the Bell, The Wonder Years and Roseanne.

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12. Algee Smith

  • Euphoria character: Chris McKay
  • What else he’s been in: Detroit, The Hate U Give, Judas and the Black Messiah, The Bobby Brown Story

The Michigan-born actor and singer rose to fame when he joined the cast of BET's miniseries, The New Edition Story, in 2017. Then, he went on to star in critically acclaimed titles like Detroit and Judas and the Black Messiah, which earned an Academy Award.

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13. Colman Domingo

  • Euphoria character: Ali Muhammed
  • What else he’s been in: Fear the Walking Dead, The Big Gay Sketch Show, Lincoln, Selma, If Beale Street Could Talk, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

He's best known for Fear the Walking Dead, where he plays Victor Strand, but his achievements don’t end there. Although Domingo got his start on Broadway, he’s now a triple threat, with acting, writing and directing credits to his name. Other shows you may have spotted him in include Law & Order, Lucifer and the reboot of The Twilight Zone.

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14. Austin Abrams

  • Euphoria character: Ethan Lewis
  • What else he’s been in: Gangster Squad, The Walking Dead, Dash & Lily, Paper Towns, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Chemical Hearts

Abrams nailed his role as a duplicitous teenager in The Walking Dead (2015–2016), so fans may have found it intriguing to see him embody a kind soul like Ethan in Euphoria. The 25-year-old actor has appeared in a string of new projects since 2017, and we get the feeling he’s not slowing down any time soon.

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15. Javon Walton

  • Euphoria character: Ashtray
  • What else he’s been in: Utopia

In addition to Utopia, Walton did voice work for the animated feature, The Addams Family 2. In other news, he's slated to join the cast of Umbrella Academy season three. We'll keep our eyes peeled for more details.

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