Who’s Who in the Netflix Comedy Series?

God’s favorite idiot is the hilarious new Netflix original comedy series premiering June 15, and it has a hell of a cast that will have viewers tuning in without even knowing what the show is about. This is the power of Melissa McCarthy!

In the new comedy series, a technician is struck by lightning and begins to glow, leading him to realize he is a messenger from God. Not only that, he’s also tasked with helping prevent the onset of the apocalypse.

Of course, Melissa McCarthy will have people sitting down to binge-watch, but if you’re wondering who else is in the cast god’s favorite idiot, What you’ve seen them in, what they’ll be playing next, and where to follow them, check out our full cast guide!

Cast of God’s Favorite Idiot

Melissa McCarthy and real-life husband Ben Falcone are executive producers and lead the cast of god’s favorite idiot, but there are also many recognizable supporting actors on the show.

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God’s favorite idiot. Melissa McCarthy as Amily Luck in episode 101 of God’s Favorite Idiot. Kr. Vince Valitutti/Netflix © 2022

Melissa McCarthy as Amily Luck

From the small screen to the big screen, Melissa McCarthy has been a fan favorite for over two decades. She stole scenes from our favorite shows and movies before breaking through as a leading talent and becoming a huge movie star.

Where have you seen her before? McCarthy left first Gilmore Girls for seven seasons as Sookie St. James and later returned to the small screen in the ABC comedy Samantha Who? and the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly, which earned her an Emmy Award. She also broke out on the big screen with her Oscar-nominated role in the 2011 comedy bridesmaids.

Melissa McCarthy has since launched a successful film career that includes titles such as Identity Thief, Tammy, The Heat, Party Life, Ghostbusters, The Boss, St. Vincent, Spy, The Happytime Murders, The Kitchen, Thunder Force, The Starling, Superintelligence, and her second Oscar-nominated performance in can you ever forgive me She also hosted the series Small big shots on NBC in 2020 and starred in the Hulu series Nine perfect strangers in 2021.

What’s next? Furthermore god’s favorite idiot, Next up will be McCarthy Thor: Love and Thunder in a cameo role and Disney’s The little mermaid Live-action adaptation as Ursula.

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God’s favorite idiot. (L to R) Ben Falcone as Clark Thompson, Melissa McCarthy as Amily Luck in Episode 102 of God’s Favorite Idiot. Kr. Vince Valitutti/Netflix © 2022

Ben Falcone as Clark Thompson

Ben Falcone created, wrote and stars god’s favorite idiot, and he also directed a handful of episodes in the first half of the series. Falcone may be best known for his writing and directing, but he’s also had his fair share of on-screen appearances.

Where have you seen him before? Falcone’s major acting roles have been in the films What to expect when you are pregnant and Enough said, although he had small roles in a number of McCarthy’s greatest hits, such as bridesmaids, the heat, and identity thief.

As a director, Falcone has a number of credits to his name: Tammy, The Boss, Partyleben, Thunder Force, and superintelligence, everything he wrote too (with the exception of superintelligence).

What’s next? Apart from the next eight episodes of god’s favorite idiot, Falcone will next direct the film Margie Claus also starring McCarthy, and he will also appear in Thor: Love and Thunder for a cameo role.

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God’s favorite idiot. Leslie Bibb as Satan in episode 105 of God’s Favorite Idiot. Kr. Vince Valitutti/Netflix © 2022

Leslie Bibb as Satan

If you’ve watched an assortment of films and TV shows over the last 20 years then you’ve definitely come across Leslie Bibb. She’s playing Satan in the new Netflix comedy series, and it may be her wildest role yet.

Where have you seen her before? Bibb broke out in The WB’s 1999 teenage drama series Popular by creator Ryan Murphy and has appeared in a number of other television series such as ER, Nip/Tuck, Crossing Jordan, The League, GCB, American Housewife, Jupiter’s Legacy, What If…?, and love life among other.

The actress’ film credits are equally extensive and impressive, with some being some of the biggest of them Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Iron Man, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Zookeeper, The Babysitter, Tag, and The Lost Husband.

What’s next? Bibb will soon star in the Apple TV+ comedy miniseries Mrs. American Pie alongside Kristen Wiig, Laura Dern, Allison Janney, Ricky Martin, Josh Lucas and Carol Burnett as well as the film About my father with Sebastian Maniscalco and Robert De Niro.

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God’s favorite idiot. (L to R) Kevin Dunn as Gene, Ben Falcone as Clark Thompson in Episode 102 of God’s Favorite Idiot. Kr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Kevin Dunn as Gene

Where have you seen him before? Dunn has acted in the films Dave, Godzilla, Small Soldiers, Transformers, Unstoppable, Draft Day, Thunder Force, and King Richard. He has also acted in a number of television shows, e.g Veep, The Mosquito Coast, Samantha Who?, Luck, True Detective, City on a Hill, and code black.

What’s next? Kevin Dunn’s next television role will be in the upcoming series adaptation of the film A league of its own. Starring Abbi Jacobson, Chanté Adam, D’Arcy Carden, Roberta Colindrez, Nick Offerman and others, the series premieres August 12 on Amazon Prime Video.

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God’s favorite idiot. Yanic Truesdale as Chamuel in episode 106 of God’s Favorite Idiot. Kr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Yanic Truesdale as Chamuel

It is a Gilmore Girls Reunion! Sookie and Michel are back together, but this time Melissa McCarthy has cast her old pal Yanic Truesdale in a new role God’s favorite idiot.

Where have you seen him before? Apparently Truesdale played along Gilmore Girls as Lorelai and Sookie’s right-hand man, Michel, for all seven seasons and the Netflix revival A year in life. His role on the WB/CW series remains his biggest American role to date.

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God’s favorite idiot. Usman Ally as Mohsin Raza in episode 101 of God’s Favorite Idiot. Kr. Vince Valitutti/Netflix © 2022

Usman Ally as Mohsin Raza

Where have you seen him before? Usman Ally has appeared in titles such as Superintelligence, Veep, Damages, Mrs. Secretary, Agents of SHIELD, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Just Add Magic, Nobody, Better Things, About Becoming a God in Central Florida, 68 Whiskey, Call Me Kat, and Young Justice: Phantoms.

What’s next? The actor will next appear in the video game God of War: Ragnarok as well as the upcoming films Vronika and Grimcutty.

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