Grey’s Anatomy’s Katherine Heigl stars in and produces in the cosy drama about female friendship, and which flips back and forth between three pivotal time periods in the two heroines’ lives (cue 1980s side ponytails and blue eyeshadow).
Scrubs actress Sarah Chalke stars alongside Heigl, as the pair play two women who became best friends as teenagers, and have remained inseparable for over three decades.
However, a betrayal of trust threatens to undo the decades-long bond between them.
Read on for our guide to the cast and characters in Netflix‘s Firefly Lane.
Katherine Heigl plays Tully Hart
Who is Tully Hart? A successful broadcast journalist turned talk-show host who has been best friends with Kate for the past 30 years.
Where have I seen Katherine Heigl before? She found fame as Dr. Izzie Stevens in Grey’s Anatomy, before going on to star in the likes of The Ugly Truth, 27 Dresses, Knocked Up, and One for the Money.
Sarah Chalke plays Kate Mularkey
Who is Kate Mularkey? A stay-at-home mother whose long-term friendship with Tully is plagued by residual jealousy and resentments.
Where have I seen Sarah Chalke before? She’s probably best known for playing Dr. Elliot Reid on the medical sitcom Scrubs. She also played Ted’s love interest Stella Zinman on sitcom How I Met Your Mother, and has starred in Roseanne, Speechless, and The Conners.
Ben Lawson plays Johnny Ryan
Who is Johnny Ryan? Kate’s husband, who also shares a history with Tully.
Where have I seen Ben Lawson before? He’s starred in 13 Reasons Why (as Rick Wlodimierz), The Good Place, Doubt, and No Strings Attached, among other projects.
Ali Skovbye plays Young Tully
Who is Young Tully? A popular teenager who has a troubled upbringing.
Where have I seen Ali Skovbye before? The young actress is known for Breakthrough (as Emma), Once Upon a Time, One Christmas Eve, and You Me Her.
Roan Curtis plays Young Kate
Who is Young Kate? A bookish, lonely teenager who finds a best friend in Tully, her new neighbour.
Where have I seen Roan Curtis before? Curtis is known for her role in The Magicians (as Sylvia), Before I Fall, Shut Eye, and Supernatural.
Yael Yurman plays Marah
Who is Marah? Kate’s daughter.
Where have I seen Yael Yurman before? She played Clara Sampson in The Man in the High Castle, and Anastasia in Once Upon a Time.
Beau Garrett plays Cloud
Who is Cloud? Tully’s irresponsible mother.
Where have I seen Beau Garret before? She’s starred in The Good Doctor, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Made of Honour, Paradise Lost, and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer.