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Meet the cast of The Flight Attendant

From Kaley Cuoco to Rosie Perez – here's everything you need to know about the cast of The Flight Attendant.

Kaley Cuoco in The Flight Attendant
Julia Terjung/HBO Max
Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2022 at 3:30 pm

Sky Max and NOW are taking to the skies once again as The Flight Attendant returns for its highly anticipated second season this May.

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With The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco returning, the new season is set to see a sober Cassie is living her best life in LA while moonlighting as a CIA asset. However, an overseas assignment finds her witnessing a murder, entangling her in another international intrigue.

With key cast members such as Birds of Prey's Rosie Perez and Girls star Zosia Mamet returning, the new season is set to be as darkly comic as the last.

Here's everything you need to know about the cast of The Flight Attendant.

Kaley Cuoco plays Cassie Bowden

Kaley Cuoco in The Flight Attendant
Kaley Cuoco in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Cassie Bowden? Cassie is now living her best life in LA and moonlighting for the CIA.

Where have I seen Kaley Cuoco before? Cuoco is best known for starring in CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory as Penny as well as 2002 sitcom 8 Simple Rules. She currently voices Harley Quinn in the animated series Harley Quinn and is set to star in upcoming action comedy The Man From Toronto.

Zosia Mamet plays Annie Mouradian

Zosia Mamet in The Flight Attendant
Zosia Mamet in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Annie? Annie is a high-flying lawyer and Cassie's best friend. She represents a number of criminally dubious clients.

Where have I seen Zosia Mamet before? Mamet is best known for starring in HBO comedy Girls from 2012 until 2017 and has since appeared in Dickinson, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and films The Boy Downstairs. She also had small roles in Parenthood, Mad Men and United States of Tara.

Rosie Perez plays Megan Briscoe

Rosie Perez
HBO

Who is Megan? Megan is Cassie's former colleague who longs for a bit of excitement outside of her normal family life.

Where have I seen Rosie Perez before? Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez rose to fame in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing and has since starred in films like Fearless, Pineapple Express, The Counselor, Birds of Prey and The Last Thing He Wanted. She regularly appeared in sitcom Frasier, comedy Lipstick Jungle and more recently Search Party and High Maintenance.

TR Knight plays Davey Bowden

TR Knight in The Flight Attendant
TR Knight in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Davey? Davey is Cassie's brother, who lives in Denver with his husband and two kids. He has a difficult relationship with his sister, who was their father's favourite.

Where have I seen T.R. Knight before? Knight is best known for playing Dr. George O'Malley on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and has appeared on The Good Wife, The Catch, When We Rise, Will & Grace and The Comey Rule.

Griffin Matthews plays Shane Evans

Griffin Matthews
HBO

Who is Shane Evans? Shane is Cassie's former co-worker who loves to party and often teased Cassie about her romantic life.

Where have I seen Griffin Matthews before? Matthews is best known for playing D'Unte in Netflix's Dear White People and has appeared in Ballers, The Carrie Diaries, Doll & Em and Suburgatory.

Deniz Akdeniz plays Max

Zosia Mamet and Deniz Akdeniz in The Flight Attendant
Zosia Mamet and Deniz Akdeniz in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Max? Max is Annie's boyfriend who was intentionally hit by a car in the first season and we were told would be left with a huge scar.

Where have I seen Deniz Akdeniz? Australian actor Akdeniz starred in 2014's I, Frankenstein and 2020's Sightless as well as series like Once Upon a Time, Jane the Virgin, Agents of SHIELD and Siren.

Mo McRae plays Benjamin Berry

Kaley Cuoco and Mo McRae in The Flight Attendant
Kaley Cuoco and Mo McRae in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Benjamin Berry? Benjamin is a career CIA officer who has a bad habit of getting a little too involved with his assets.

Where have I seen Mo McRae before? McRae recently appeared in a recurring role on Big Little Lies, and has also been in films including The Butler and Wild.

Callie Hernandez plays Gabrielle Diaz

Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria in The Flight Attendant
Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Gabrielle Diaz? Gabrielle is a quick-tempered and calculating bounty hunter whose impulse control issues often get in the way of her job.

Where have I seen Callie Hernandez before? Hernandez is best known for appearing in films including La La Land and Alien Covenant.

Joseph Julian Soria plays Esteban Diaz

Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria in The Flight Attendant
Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Who is Esteban Diaz? Esteban is Gabrielle’s partner and lover who tries to keep a level head and stay focused on the job, but often gets just as heated as his girlfriend.

Where have I seen Joseph Julian Soria before? Soria has had a long career in film and TV, and is best known for appearing in Max, The Purge: Election Year and Crank 2: High Voltage.

Cheryl Hines plays Dot Karlson

Cheryl Hines in the Flight Attendant
Cheryl Hines in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Where have I seen Cheryl Hines before? Hines is best known for her role in Curb Your Enthusiasm, but has also appeared in films such as The Ugly Truth and A Bad Moms Christmas.

Jessie Ennis plays Jenny

Jessie Ennis in The Flight Attendant
Jessie Ennis in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Where have I seen Jessie Ennis before? Ennis has appeared in The Disaster Artist, The House and Life of the Party on the big screen, while her TV credits include playing Erin in Better Call Saul.

Mae Martin plays Grace St James

Mae Martin in The Flight Attendant
Mae Martin in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Where have I seen Mae Martin before? Martin is perhaps best known for their role in Channel 4 turned Netflix comedy Feel Good.

Santiago Cabrera plays Marco

Santiago Cabrera in The Flight Attendant
Santiago Cabrera in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max

Where have I seen Santiago Cabrera before? Cabrera is known for his roles in Big Little Lies, Heroes and The Musketeers, while he also appeared in Michael Bay film Transformers: The Last Knight.

Shohreh Aghdashloo plays Brenda

Shohreh Aghdashloo in The Flight Attendant
Shohreh Aghdashloo in The Flight Attendant Jennifer Rose Clasen/HBO Max
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Where have I seen Shohreh Aghdashloo before? Aghdashloo is best known for appearing in The Expanse, 24 and Star Trek Beyond.

The Flight Attendant season 2 arrives on Sky Max and NOW in the UK on Thursday 26th May 2022. If you have already watched the first season, read our breakdown of the The Flight Attendant ending. While you’re waiting visit our TV Guide to see what’s on tonight, or check out our Drama hub for all the latest news.
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