Meet the cast of This Is Us

Everything you need to know about the characters in the American drama that follows the fortunes of a group of people who share the same birthday - it's going to get complicated (contains some mild series spoilers)


Jack Pearson


Played by Milo Ventimiglia


Born in 1944, Jack Pearson is husband to Rebecca, father to Kate and Kevin and adoptive father to Randall – they were ALL born on his 36th birthday!

Rebecca Pearson

Played by Mandy Moore


Born in 1950, Rebecca is originally wife to Jack, mother to Kate and Kevin and adoptive mother to Randall. She doesn’t enjoy an easy marriage with Jack and struggles at times to deal with his drinking.

Randall Pearson

Played by Sterling K. Brown as an adult and Lonnie Chavis as a child


Born in 1980, Randall is the adoptive son to Jack and Rebecca and adoptive brother to Kate and Kevin.

Kate Pearson

Played by Chrissy Metz as an adult and Mackenzie Hancsicsak as a child


Born in 1980, Kate is the daughter of Jack and Rebecca, twin sister of Kevin and adoptive sister of Randall. Kate lives in Los Angeles and suffers from low self-esteem.

Kevin Pearson

Played by Justin Hartley as an adult and Parker bates as a child


Born in 1980, Kevin is the son of Jack and Rebecca, twin brother of Kate and adoptive brother of Randall. Kevin is a successful actor in Los Angeles on long-running sitcom, ‘The Manny’.

Beth Pearson

Played by Susan Kelechi Watson


Beth is married to Randall. Together they have two daughters, Annie and Tess.


Played by Chris Sullivan


Toby is Kate’s boyfriend that she met on her 36th birthday at a weight loss group. He’s a great supporter of Kate and her struggles.

William Hill

Played by Ron Cephas Jones



Nicknamed Shakespeare, William is Randall’s biological father.