Things You Didn’t Know About the Cast of Yellowstone

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Things You Didn’t Know About the Cast of Yellowstone

Yellowstone is a Western drama series that focuses on the lives of the Dutton family as they face numerous threats, both from local and outside forces that take away their ranch land. The series stars Kevin Costner, Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, Cole Hauser, and Kelsey Asbille. Here is a look at some fascinating facts about the cast of the exciting show.

Kevin Costner

Ever since making a name for himself in the 1988 romantic comedy Bull Durham, Kevin Costner has become an established character actor and director. He can now add his role as John Dutton to his long list of acting credits.

• His career has spanned over three decades with appearances in over 60 films

• He often plays characters who are in the outdoors or have to do with water such as The Bodyguard and Waterworld

• He was the lead actor in eight films that earned over $100 million at the domestic box office in the US

• He is the only actor to date to have won an Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy for the same project

• For his role as Papa Wyatt Ingalls in the movie Wyatt Earp, he was given the star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

• He has also released five country music albums

Wes Bentley

Joining the cast of Yellowstone as Jamie Dutton is award-winning actor Wes Bentley. Bentely has become known for his amazing talent and versatility.

• He made his acting debut in the 1999 drama film called American Beauty for which he received an Academy Award nomination for his role as Ricky Fitts

• At 25 he was the youngest actor ever to be nominated for the award

• He won two Indie Spirit Awards for his acting in American Beauty

• He has also starred in big blockbuster films such as The Hunger Games and Interstellar

• His acting credits also include horror films such as Ghost Rider and We Are What We Are

• He has guest starred on the TV show Criminal Minds

• He has appeared in several music videos including Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood”

Kelly Reilly

In Yellowstone, Kelly Reilly portrays the wife of John Dutton, Beth Dutton. Here are some interesting facts about the actress.

• She started her acting career as Morvern Callar in the 2002 adaptation of the novel of the same name

• She has also appeared in several dramas and independent films

• She won the London Film Critic’s Circle Award for British Actress of the Year for the thriller Flight

• She is known for appearing in big budget films such as Sherlock Holmes, Star Trek Beyond and Kingsman: The Secret Service

• She voiced the character of Jennifer in The Angry Birds Movie and The Angry Birds Movie 2

• She has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for her appearances in the TV movie The Son and the series Sherlock Holmes

Luke Grimes

In Yellowstone, Luke Grimes plays the complicated role of Kayce Dutton, the son of John Dutton. Here is a look at some intriguing facts about the actor.

• He initially pursued an acting career in theater and made his debut on the Broadway stage in 2005

• He made his debut in a feature film in 2008 when he played the role of Eddie in the movie taken

• He is known for his roles in Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 and Part 2 and Fifty Shades of Grey

• He was awarded Best Actor at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival for his performance in All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

• He has appeared on the hit TV series True Blood, Brothers & Sisters and Alias Grace

• He also had a small part in Quentin Tarantino’s movie The Hateful Eight

Cole Hauser

Cole Hauser rounds out the cast of Yellowstone as the character of Rip Wheeler. Here are some interesting facts about the actor.

• He has been working in public show business from a very young age

• He made his debut in 1993 with the movie School Ties and since then he has starred in dozens of projects

• He starred alongside John Travolta in the movie The General’s Daughter and won a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for his performance

• He has also starred in A Good Day to Die Hard and 2 Fast 2 Furious

• He has had a number of television appearances including in shows such as Monk, Modern Family and The X-Files

• He released an EP in 2001 titled Jar which featured three songs

Kelsey Asbille

Yellowstone fans will recognize the character Monica Long as played by Kelsey Asbille. Here are some fascinating facts about the actress.

• She started her acting career in 2012 with a part in Homesteaders of Paradise Valley

• She then featured in the epic flick The Revenant alongside Leonardo DiCaprio

• In 2015, she appeared in Wind River in which she received critical acclaim for her performance

• She has also appeared in a number of hit television series such as Hawaii Five O, NCIS and The Resident

• She has been actively involved in a number of charitable organizations including ALS and Boys and Girls Club of America

• She is a trained ballerina, swimmer and equestrian

• She is a certified yoga instructor

The cast of Yellowstone have all garnered much fame and admiration over their successful careers. It is inspiring to know they all started out with dreams of making it big in the entertainment industry and have achieved success in their own right. Whatever the future holds for them, one thing is for sure: their performances in the hit series will be remembered for years to come.

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