Want to know more about the cast of DC’s Stargirl? Here are some of the actors you will find, with bios courtesy of the studio.
UPDATE: Before we get to the bios, how about a gallery of cast photos? You can see the slide show immediately below, and then the bios follow.
BREC BASSINGER (Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl)
Brec Bassinger stars as Courtney Whitmore AKA Stargirl. New to Blue Valley High, Courtney struggles to make friends until she forges unlikely friendships with Yolanda Montez, Beth Chapel and Rick Tyler, all with super-powers, just like herself. The unlikely group of young heroes fight to stop the villains of the past in Blue Valley with the guidance of Courtney’s stepfather, Pat Dugan.
Bassinger is well known for playing the eponymous lead in the Nickelodeon series Bella and the Bulldogs. She has also starred in Hulu series All Night and played recurring roles on series The Haunted Hathaways, School of Rock and The Goldbergs, as well as movies Status Update and Saturday Night at The Starlight. Bassinger also recently was seen in the film 47 Meters Down: Uncaged as the popular, self-entitled leader of a group of the mean girls.
Growing up with two older brothers which spurred her with an “anything you can do I can do attitude,” she competed in track & field and cheerleading and was a Mathlete. Bassinger graduated high school early at the age of 16 and is attending college. When not filming or studying, she loves traveling, working out, hiking and working with her charity JDRF.
YVETTE MONREAL (Yolanda Montez)
Yvette Monreal stars as Yolanda Montez AKA Wildcat. Yolanda is a straight A student at Blue Valley High who never does anything wrong, until she is put in a situation in which she has no control. Through adversity, an unlikely friendship is formed between Yolanda and Courtney Whitmore and other so-called misfits Beth Chapel and Rick Tyler. The unlikely group of young heroes fight to stop the villains of the past in Blue Valley with the guidance of Courtney’s stepfather, Pat Dugan.
Monreal was recently seen in Rambo: Last Blood opposite Sylvester Stallone, playing the role of the virtuous and supportive Gabrielle who helps take care of Rambo on his ranch and looks up to him as a protector before she is kidnapped by a violent Mexican drug cartel.
Previously, Monreal starred on Robert Rodriguez’ series Matador and was also seen in Lowriders opposite Gabriel Chavarria, Demian Bichir and Theo Rossi. Early television work includes memorable arcs on MTV’s Faking It and Freeform’s The Fosters.
ANJELIKA WASHINGTON (Beth Chapel)
Anjelika Washington stars as Beth Chapel, an outcast who befriends Courtney and the other members of the new Justice Society of America. An exceptional television and film actress, she discovered her love for the arts through theater at an early age. Washington recently starred in Netflix’s highly rated original film Tall Girl. Up next, Washington will star in Lena Waithe’s Girls Room, an anthology-style series exploring the pain and power of female adolescence. She is currently recurring on Hulu’s Runaways.
Washington began her career on Amazon’s The Legend of Master Legend. She also appeared in several roles including Warner Bros. Television’s Shameless and Young Sheldon, as well as appearing in Go90’s web series “Verus.”
Born into a family of humanitarians, Washington and her mother started a cheerleading squad for autistic high school students that still exists today in Bakersville, California. The same humanitarian spirit continues as Washington is incredibly committed to child healthcare support efforts via entertainment programs with the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA). As a coordinator, Washington organizes fun events for families to ease their minds from the harsh realities and remains and continues to be a staunch advocate for community service, dance programs and art projects that are centered on helping youth.
CAMERON GELLMAN (Rick Tyler)
Cameron Gellman most recently appeared in a guest role on the critically acclaimed series, The Good Doctor, and previously recurred on the Paramount Network series Heathers. On the film side, he has appeared in the indie feature Charlie Says directed by Mary Harron and in the Golden Globe-nominated film 20th Century Women, starring Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Billy Crudup and Greta Gerwig.
TRAE ROMANO (Mike Dugan)
Trae Romano stars as Mike Dugan, Pat Dugan’s son and stepbrother of Courtney Whitmore. Romano’s love of acting came after a summer on the set of the Farrelly Brothers remake of The Three Stooges. This was soon followed by the film 555 with Jane Adams. His breakout performance was starring opposite Beau Bridges in the film Robbie, where he played young Robbie.
When he isn’t acting and doing schoolwork, Romano enjoys playing guitar, skateboarding and playing video games with friends. He splits his time between Atlanta and Los Angeles.
JAKE AUSTIN WALKER (Henry King Jr.)
Jake Austin Walker was born in Mississippi and began acting at an early age. Television series include Identity, ’Til Death, Bones, Fear the Walking Dead and Lethal Weapon. His breakout role came on the Peabody Award winning television series Rectify where he played Jared Talbot, the youngest member of the Holden/Talbot family. Most recently he played one of the leads on the Facebook Watch series Five Points.
He has also appeared in the films I Love You Phillip Morris, Burning Palms, The Chaperone and House of Bones as well as No Lone Lives and Butter. Walker will soon be seen in the upcoming feature film 12 Mighty Orphans opposite Luke Wilson, Martin Sheen and Robert Duvall.
Also an accomplished musician, Walker’s songs “’F*ck Love,” “Rolling Stones” and “I’m Ready” can be heard on Spotify and wherever else music can be streamed.
HUNTER SANSONE (Cameron Mahkent)
Hunter Sansone was born in St. Louis, Missouri. After a few years of training as a teenager in the St. Louis area, he moved to Los Angeles where he began his professional career. He landed lead roles in many independent feature films before eventually joining the cast of DC’s STARGIRL. Sansone will also be been seen in the new Disney+ feature Safety, set to release in late 2020.
Spending the majority of his childhood being raised on a 123-acre farm with hundreds of animals, Sansone developed a deep passion for animal welfare and plans to use his platform in any way possible to be a powerful voice to stand up against abuse.
MEG DeLACY (Cindy Burman)
Prior to DC’s STARGIRL, Meg DeLacy was seen in the television series Side Effects, Recovery Road, The Disappearing Girl, Zac and Mia and The Fosters. She’s also had guest star roles on The Rookie Santa Clarita Diet and Chicago P.D.
NEIL JACKSON (Jordan Mahkent)
In addition to DC’s STARGIRL, Neil Jackson is currently filming season three of the crime thriller Absentia. He has performed in leading roles on series such as Make It or Break It, Upstairs Downstairs, Flash Forward and Steven Spielberg’s fantasy drama pilot Lumen. Additional television roles include memorable guest star appearances on Blindspot, Sleepy Hollow, The Originals, Person of Interest, White Collar, CSI: Miami, How I Met Your Mother, Cold Case, and CSI.
He’s made quite an impact on the big screen as well, having worked with such acclaimed filmmakers as Robert Zemeckis on Welcome to Marwen; Oliver Stone in Alexander; Woody Allen in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger; and with Tom Ford on Nocturnal Animals opposite Amy Adams. Currently, Jackson is at work on The Kingsman film prequel.
Other memorable film credits include his role as Mr. Slate in Quantum of Solace, Push with Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning, and Breakfast on Pluto with Cillian Murphy.
Jackson has also enjoyed success as a writer, having penned The Passage in which he also starred alongside Stephen Dorff, as well as the shorts, “Off Ramp,” about a homeless war veteran, which he also directed, and “Perfect Pair,” about a sock-puppet searching for love using a dating site of the same name.
When not acting, writing, and producing, Jackson often pursues his other passion, music, and recently released his debut album, The Little Things, which he also penned.
CHRISTOPHER JAMES BAKER (Dr. Henry King)
Prior to DC’s STARGIRL, Australian actor/writer Christopher James Baker has starred in the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Shades of Blue, Ozark and True Detective. He’s also had guest starring roles on The Rookie, The Good Cop, Bull, The Blacklist and Gotham. Some of his film roles include Kangaroo Jack, Ned Kelly, The Great Raid, Nim’s Island and Purge: Election Year.
AMY SMART (Barbara Whitmore)
Amy Smart was most recently be seen recurring on the series MacGyver and recently completed a season long arc on the critically acclaimed series Justified. Smart has starred on the John Wells’ series Shamless and the series Smith, as well as popular series Scrubs and Felicity.
Smart was recently seen in the films Break Point opposite Jeremy Sisto and Adam DeVine; Mississippi Requiem opposite James Franco and Topher Grace; Apple of My Eye, with AJ Michalka and Burt Reynolds; and Blumhouse’s The Keeping Hours. Additionally, she recently starred in Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club opposite Nia Long.
Her lengthy film resume includes high profile studio films Just Friends, The Butterfly Effect, Starsky & Hutch, Crank, Crank 2: High Voltage, Rat Race, Roadtrip, Varsity Blues, Starship Troopers, and The Battle of Shaker Heights. Smart also starred in indies Bad Country opposite Matt Dillon and Mirrors opposite Kiefer Sutherland.
LUKE WILSON (Pat Dugan)
Luke Wilson has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation. In 1996, Wilson made his film debut in the acclaimed short Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson. After its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, it attracted the attention of James L. Brooks and went on to become a full-length feature film. Wilson went on to star in more than 50 film and television projects, including two more Wes Anderson classics, Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums. In 2005, Wilson wrote, starred in and co- directed (with his brother Andrew Wilson) The Wendell Baker Story, alongside Eva Mendes, Owen Wilson and Eddie Griffin.
Wilson’s credits include Old School, with Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn; the Legally Blonde franchise with Reese Witherspoon; the Charlie’s Angels franchise with Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore; Blades of Glory and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, also with Ferrell; Ivan Reitman’s My Super Ex-Girlfriend, opposite Uma Thurman; Mike Judge’s satirical Idiocracy; 3:10 to Yuma; My Dog Skip; Hoot and Neil LaBute’s Death at a Funeral. Wilson also starred in Henry Poole Is Here, which was nominated for the Humanitas Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Wilson’s television credits include co-starring with Laura Dern in Enlightened; as well as That ‘70s Show, Entourage and Comedy Central’s Drunk History.
Wilson recently co-starred in the emotionally charged comedy The Skeleton Twins, featuring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Wilson co-directed, wrote and starred in the short film Satellite Beach, which follows the journey of the Endeavour space shuttle as it travels through the streets of Los Angeles to the California Science Center and the final move of the Atlantis space shuttle to the Kennedy Space Center. Satellite Beach won awards at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the High Desert International Film Festival and the Knoxville Film and Music Festival and was the official selection at fourteen film festivals. Wilson was also seen in Justin Reardon’s romantic comedy Playing It Cool, starring alongside Michelle Monaghan, Chris Evans and Aubrey Plaza. Additional upcoming credits include Dear Eleanor, Ride, Meadowland and Rock Dog.
Wilson was most recently seen starring in the John Crowley directed film The Goldfinch opposite Ansel Elgort and Zombieland: Double Tap with Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone and Jesse Eisenberg. He also costarred in Reed Morano’s Meadowland. Upcoming projects include the feature Guest of Honour, written and directed by Atom Egoyan, and 12 Mighty Orphans opposite Martin Sheen and Robert Duvall.