Meet the Cast of 'The Gifted'

Meet the Cast of 'The Gifted'

FOX will be putting the spotlight on a group of underground mutants who are on the run from the government in The Gifted. Taking center stage is the Strucker family, whose two young kids begin exhibiting mutant abilities. To get up to speed about the cast and their characters, here's what you need to know.

Meet the Cast of 'The Gifted'


Stephen Moyer as Reed Strucker

Stephen Moyer is best known for playing vampire Bill Compton in the HBO series True Blood. He later played Georg von Trapp in the live TV special The Sound of Music Live! and landed starring roles on The Bastard Executioner and Shots Fired. On The Gifted, he plays Reed Strucker, the patriarch of the Strucker family. His character works for the government and prosecutes mutants but, upon the discovery of his children's powers, he has to abandon his beliefs and go on the run in order to keep his family safe.

Amy Acker as Caitlin Strucker

Amy Acker plays the matriarch of the Strucker family. Caitlyn is a nurse who evolves from being a suburban mom to a badass warrior upon learning that her children are mutants. She doesn't have any powers but she's very protective of her family. Prior to joining the cast of the FOX series, Acker played Root on Person of Interest from 2012 to 2016. She is also credited for her roles on Angel and Alias.

Natalie Alyn Lind as Lauren Strucker

Known for her roles as Dana Caldwell in the television series The Goldbergs and as Silver St. Cloud in Gotham, Natalie Alyn Lind plays Lauren Strucker, the daughter of Reed and Caitlyn who has been keeping her powers secret for quite some time. Described as smart, pretty and popular, Lauren has the ability to create force fields. 

Percy Hynes White as Andy Strucker

Percy Hyne White appeared on Murdoch Mysteries and Between before landing the role of Andy Strucker on The Gifted. The son of Caitlyn and Reed, Andy is a sensitive loner who is just learning how to control his powers.

Sean Teale as Marcos Diaz / Eclipse

Sean Teale is most famous for his role of Prince Conde in the CW series Reign. He also played the lead role of Ben Larson in the Syfy series Incorporated and appeared as Nick Levan in the E4 teen drama Skins. As Eclipse on The Gifted he has the power to absorb and manipulate photons, as well as generate heat.

Jamie Chung as Clarice Fong / Blink

After making her debut on MTV's The Real World: San Diego, Jamie Chung became part of films such as Dragonball Evolution, Grown Ups, Premium Rush, Sorority Row, The Hangover Part II, Sucker Punch, and Big Hero 6. She was also cast in Samurai Girl and recurrently appeared on ABC's Once Upon a Time as Mulan. On The Gifted, Chung plays a mutant with teleportation powers who is described as lively and sarcastic.

Blair Redford as John Proudstar / Thunderbird

Blair Redford plays the leader of the underground community of mutants. Thunderbird has tracking ability, enhanced strength and durability. Redford previously appeared on The Lying Game, Switched at Birth and Satisfaction.

Emma Dumont as Lorna Dane / Polaris

Emma Dumont is noted for her roles as Melanie Segal in the ABC Family series Bunheads and as Emma Karn on the NBC series Aquarius. On The Gifted, she plays Polaris, a loyal mutant with the power to manipulate magnetism.

Coby Bell as Jace Turner

As Jace Turner, Coby Bell plays a man conflicted about the moral ambiguities of his job, which requires him to be cold-blooded. Bell is credited for his roles on The Game, Burn Notice and Third Watch.

The Gifted premieres Monday, October 2 at 9/8c on FOX.

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