1883 spoilers reveal that this western series is one of Paramount+ network’s most popular shows and for good reason. The period western adventure is a spinoff of Yellowstone starring Kevin Costner and that alone is a good reason for a new series.
After watching the first season fans are wondering who some of the familiar faces are and we have that intel for you here. Keep reading to find out more about this insanely good new series.
Who Is In The 1883 Cast?
The series titled 1883 is a Yellowstone spinoff that follows the Duttons and how they came to own Yellowstone Ranch. The cast of 1883 is uber talented. Here is a list of some of the stars:
Sam Elliot as Shea Brennan
Tim McGraw as James Dutton
Faith Hill as Margaret Dutton
Isabel May as Elsa Dutton
LaMonica Garret as Thomas
Marc Rissmann as Josef
Audie Rick as John Dutton Sr.
Eric Nelsen as Ennis
James Landry Hebert as Wade
Noah Le Gros as Colton
In addition to this stellar cast the show has featured guest appearances by Tom Hanks, Billy Bob Thornton, Rita Wilson, and more.
The Cast Is Uber Talented
Sam Elliott stars as Shea Brennan and chances are you have seen him in at least once before. He is no stranger to comedies, dramas, and family movies. In 1883 he plays a hero named Shea Brennan, an aged cowboy who helps guide a wagon train of German settlers northward to start new lives.
Elliott’s credits include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Tombstone, and The Big Lebowski.
A Husband and Wife Team Appear
In 1883 fans are treated to real-life husband and wife acting and singing duo Tim McGraw as James Dutton and Faith Hill as Margaret Dutton. Hill appeared in The Stepford Wives and Dixieland and is a country music superstar. Her hits include This Kiss and Breathe and she sang the national anthem at the 2009 Super Bowl. In 2017 she and Tim released the album, The Rest of Your Life.
Tim McGraw was a bona fide country super nova when he made his acting debut in The Jeff Foxworthy Show in 1997. Since then he’s appeared in Flicka, Friday Night Lights, and Tomorrowland.
Fun fact: McGraw first played James Dutton in a flashback sequence in a fourth season episode of Yellowstone.
Who Stars in 1883?
Isabel May stars as Elsa Dutton. She got her acting start in 2018 and is most recognizable as Veronica Duncan on Young Sheldon. LaMonica Garrett is Agent Thomas and is known for his role as the Anti-Monitor, a cosmic DC Comics villain. In 1883 he works for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, and helps settlers, including the Duttons, make their way north.
Billy Bob Thornton (once married to Angelina Jolie) stars as Marshal Courtwright and his career is almost as long and varied as Sam Elliott’s. He acted in, and received an Oscar for writing, Sling Blade.
Eric Nelsen stars as Ennis, a ranch hand. He’s appeared in NCIS, The Blacklist, The Following, and Blue Bloods. James Landry Hébert is Wade and is no stranger to westerns having appeared in Longmire, Westworld, Not So Wild West and Sunset Cowboys.
Marc Rissman stars as Josef the leader of the group of German settlers. He was in Game of Thrones, where he played Harry Strickland, head of House Strickland.
These are just some of the luminaries in 1883 and we invite you to check out the series, and its excellent cast, for yourself!
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