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     Rue Bennett 
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“If I could be a different person, I promise you, I would. Not because I want it, but because they do. And therein lies the catch.”

Played By: Zendaya Coleman

The central character of Euphoria, a 17-year-old struggling with drug addiction and her identity.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: Rue masturbates while fantasizing about Jules in ‘03 Bonnie and Clyde.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: As a child, Rue exhibited obsessive and compulsive behaviors, such as counting. A doctor her parents took her to suggested that she may have OCD. As she was growing up, she became increasingly vulnerable to panic attacks. Throughout the series, she mentions feeling depressed and feeling numb, implying she may also have some form of depression.
    • The seventh episode "The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Pee While Depressed" more-or-less confirms Rue's depression.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Rue has had encounters with males, but she did not enjoy any of them, feeling forced and being emotionally coerced in several. Furthermore, she didn’t find practicing kissing with Lexi weird or uncomfortable. And she is quick to develop intense feelings for Jules. However, it’s definitely possible that she's bisexual as well, and just hasn't found any guy that interests her.
  • Broken Bird: Following her father's death and her drug addiction, and that's all right at the beginning of the series.
  • Big Sister Instinct: She has this towards Gia, as "The Next Episode" shows.
  • Broken Tears: Rue collapses sobbing after Jules leaves her for LA in the end of season 1.
  • Country Matters: Rue drops the c-word on occasion in her narration.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Her narration has shades of this, befitting her very jaded view of the world.
  • Deceased Parents Are the Best: She seems to feel this way, but it's mostly because her mother is trying to get her off drugs (and she hates her mother's new boyfriend).
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father died of cancer some years before the series begins. During the first season, it's implied that Rue still misses him as it's revealed that she wears his clothes, likely for memorial reasons.
  • The Eeyore: A fully justified trope. Rue is struggling so intensely with depression and grief that it often turns her into this.
  • First-Person Smartass: She has her moments.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Like just about everybody else in Euphoria, but Rue is notable for on top of drinking and partying too much and is still hooked on drugs.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Not personally, but Rue's desire to be loved and taken care of leads to her turning Jules into this far too quickly and actually alienating her.
  • Mixed Ancestry: Rue has a black mother and a white father.
  • Parent with New Paramour: She hates her mother's new boyfriend Rick.
  • Please Don't Leave Me: Her main conflict, especially with Jules most of all, which makes the ending so much worse for her.
  • Potty Failure: In "The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Pee While Depressed", Rue suffers urinary difficulties as a result of severe depression, culminating in her peeing herself while trying to get to the bathroom.
  • Quirky Curls: Although her quirkiness extends to her severe mental illness, these are often emphasised at times when she's particularly distressed.
  • Recovered Addict: What Rue pretends to be to her family and her fellow addicts. She finally comes clean with her support group in "Shook One Pt. II." She later relapses when Jules leaves her.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Jules. They cuddle, fall asleep beside each other, and even tell each other they love one another. Their relationship becomes romantic in "Shook One Pt. II". Although, Jules may not actually feel the same way.
  • Significant Birth Date: Rue was born three days after 9/11.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The "tomboy" to Jules' "girly girl", although she is more of a Tomboy with a Girly Streak going by how she dresses at parties.
  • Unkempt Beauty: She often dresses in a very masculine, stripped-down way, but her beauty is clear.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Rue admits this about herself.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: Although through despair, her monologues demonstrate that she is this, as she is very perceptive even about characters who hide their true feelings, like Cassie or Nate.
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     Jules Vaughn 
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”She hated her life, not because it was bad, but because when you hate your brain and your body, it’s hard to enioy the rest.”

Played By: Hunter Schafer

The new girl in school who quickly befriends Rue.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Jules was committed to a juvenile ward showing signs of severe anxiety and dysphoria, while her specific diagnosis is not mentioned.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Betty to Maddy’s Veronica.
  • Bi the Way: She has sex with several men, but is also in a romantic relationship with Rue and hooks up with Anna.
  • Blackmail: Nate blackmails Jules with her naked photos in order to get her to falsely confess to someone else beating Maddy on the night of the carnival.
  • Broken Bird: In addition to all her other problems, especially once Nate has hold of her nude pictures.
  • Depraved Bisexual: Zigzagged. Jules is a very sweet person, but her bisexual hookups (such as Nate's dad) are often portrayed as pretty disquieting.
  • The Fashionista: Apparently, if her criticism of Rue's dress sense is any indication; depending on your perspective, this may be an Informed Attribute.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Jules has white blonde hair, and is extremely kind and sweet.
  • Hidden Depths: She can quote Shakespearean sonnets, while drunk no less.
  • I Need a Freaking Drink: Jules gets utterly trashed on Halloween in order to cope with Nate blackmailing her into giving false testimony to help him beat an abuse rap.
  • Innocently Insensitive: She is not a mean person by nature, which has the side effect of making her occasionally oblivious to when her actions harm others. For instance, she would never dream of blackmailing Cal over the time they had sex, so it doesn't occur to her that teasing him in public might be construed as an extortion attempt. And she had not planned to dump Rue, so it doesn't occur to her that when she sleeps with Anna and then tells Rue how great it was, Rue might feel that she was planning to leave her.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Rue tries to turn her into this, depending far too quickly on their relationship, which causes Jules to freak out.
  • Missing Mom: Her mom "went away" some time after Jules left the institution, implying she had/has mental illness.
  • N-Word Privileges: She drops the word "faggot" on occasion.
  • New Transfer Student: Moves to LA with her father shortly before the start of the series.
  • Nice Girl: Jules is a genuinely kind and friendly person.
  • The Ophelia: Played with in "The Next Episode." An inebriated Jules drunkenly recites Shakespeare as she flounders in a pool. Complete with an ethereal white dress and disheveled hair.
Jules: I have no joy of this contract tonight. It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be.
  • Really Gets Around: After transitioning, Jules began to have sex with a lot of men. And Anna.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Rue. They cuddle, fall asleep beside each other, and even tell each other they love one another. Their relationship becomes romantic in "Shook One Pt. II." Although, Jules may not actually feel the same way.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Leaves for LA at the end of Season 1.
  • Self-Harm: As a child, Jules self-harmed to cope with her gender dysphoria and anxiety. And in the first episode, she pulls out a knife and cuts herself at the party.
  • So Beautiful, It's a Curse: Leaving outside her sex sessions with much older men, Nate becomes immediately obsessed with her the minute he sees her.
  • Stepford Smiler: Jules tries to keep a friendly and happy face in public, despite her many problems, and it becomes much more obvious once Nate blackmails her.
  • Trans Tribulations: Between self-image and self-harm issues, bad encounters with men, and being blackmailed by Nate, Jules has a lot of problems.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Jules is the girly girl to Rue's tomboy.
  • Your Cheating Heart: She tries to stay faithful to Rue, but when Rue doesn't have sex with her, she decides to hook up with Anna instead.
  • Your Makeup Is Running: Jules after she returns from drunkenly jumping into a pool during "The Next Episode."

     Katherine “Kat” Hernandez 
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”There’s nothing more powerful than a fat girl who doesn’t give a fuck.”

Played By:Barbie Ferreira

Maddy's friend, who starts to explore her sexuality.

     Madeleine “Maddy” Perez 
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”She quickly realized that there were two kinds of people in the world: people who sit in the chairs with their feet in the footbath, and the people who kneel in front of the footbath.”

Played By:Alexa Demie

Kat's friend, Nate's girlfriend.
  • Alcoholic Parent: Her father is "in between jobs" but often spends his days drunk in front of the TV.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: At times although it's implied mostly to come from the Stepford Smiler necessity of staying with Nate, a domestic abuser.
  • Alpha Bitch: To a degree.
  • Beauty Contest: Maddy participated in these throughout her childhood until her mother forced her to stop.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Jules’ Betty.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Justified. Nate is extremely manipulative and bullies and abuses Maddy, to the extent where she feels that her whole worth depends on him.
  • Destructive Romance: With Nate. And she knows it.
  • Domestic Abuse: At the receiving end of it by Nate.
  • Fantasy-Forbidding Mother: Maddy's mom pulled her out of pageants when she was a child after a judge was outed as a child molester. Maddy also thinks she's trying to ruin her life by cutting her away from Nate. However since Nate is a Jerkass domestic abuser, her mom may have a point.
  • Freudian Excuse: Her desire to be nearer to expensive, high quality things due to her family's poverty leads her to stay with abusive Nate.
  • Gold Digger: Although a much more sympathetically portrayed and nuanced character than this trope suggests, Maddy hates being poor and just longs for a rich man to take care of her.
  • Official Couple: With Nate. Not that it has stopped them from cheating on each other at various times. Additionally, the series depicts their relationship as being toxic since Nate is an abuser who manipulates people for personal gain while Maddy isn't willing to leave him.
  • Secret Keeper: It's implied that Maddy now knows of Cal Jacobs' secret, as of the season 1 finale.
  • Technical Virgin: She views herself as this when she had sex with Nate for the first time, even though she technically lost her virginity when she was 14 (and had other sexual encounters after that) because those times weren't with Nate.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Kat.
  • Your Cheating Heart: She's had sexual encounters with other several men while with Nate.

     Cassie Howard 
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Played By:Sydney Sweeney

A girl with an infamous sexual past.
  • Alcoholic Parent: Suze Howard is a shameless alcoholic, seen drinking in every scene she appears in.
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father left the family after surviving a car accident and implicitly developing a drug addiction.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: After rejecting a boy at a Halloween party who castigates her for "being boring" because she wouldn't have sex with him and feeling that McKay is just using her, Cassie starts hitting the bottle.
  • Freudian Excuse: She only started to sleep around after her father left.
  • Good Girls Avoid Abortion: Played with. She has an abortion, which is presented non-judgementally, but she is also shown to have serious issues.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: According to Rue, Cassie fell in love with every guy she dated. Incidentally, this occurs after her father left the family.
  • The Immodest Orgasm: Cassie had one on a carousel in front of dozens of people while high in "Shook One: Part II".
  • My Girl Is Not a Slut: Cassie is often slut-shamed.
  • Nice Girl: For the most part.
  • Really Gets Around: She has this reputation at school, though she seems committed to McKay.
  • Slut-Shaming: Between the videos of her having sex circulating on line, to feeling used by McKay more than once, to being called "boring" if she doesn't put out for any boy, Cassie can't catch a break.
  • So Beautiful, It's a Curse: Cassie is a very pretty girl and she is not afraid to show it off. However this leads her to being used by many guys who only see her as a sex trophy to take advantage of.
  • Teen Pregnancy: Cassie falls pregnant with McKay's baby, though later undergoes an abortion.

     Lexi Howard 
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”Lexi and I have known each other since pre-school. And like, in some ways she’s my best friend, even though I think we’ve grown apart.”

Played By: Maude Apatow

Cassie's sister, Rue's childhood friend.
  • Adorkable: Her Bob Ross Halloween costume!
  • Alcoholic Parent: Suze Howard is a shameless alcoholic, seen drinking in every scene she appears in.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Lexi lacks a male love interest, unlike many of the characters in the show. Her mom has made mention of her “girlfriends” several times. It is implied that she may have feelings for Rue, with her gazing longingly at her throughout the series, and her unreadable expression when Gia tells her she thinks Rue loves Jules.
    • Plus there is a scene late in season 1, where Lexi states that she isn't interested in the guys who are enamored with her. While Cassie tells her that she will eventually find a guy, Lexi looks increasingly unsure.
  • Big Sister Instinct: Throughout "The Next Episode", Lexi runs interference to prevent McKay from finding out that Cassie's with another guy.
  • Childhood Friends: With Rue, whom she’s known since kindergarten. Although they’ve drifted apart throughout the years.
  • Closer to Earth: She appears to be one of very few characters without major drama.
  • The Confidant: To Rue, even if the latter doesn't want her to be.
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father left the family after surviving a car accident and implicitly developing a drug addiction.
  • Iconic Outfit: Her Bob Ross costume quickly became this to the fans. The official twitter page later posted a picture of the outfit calling it just that. [1]
  • Only Sane Man: Alongside Fezco, Lexi seems to be the only one who doesn't seem to have major personal issues.
  • Practice Kiss: After being asked to the dance, Lexi practices french kissing with Rue in preparation.
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     Nate Jacobs 
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Played By: Jacob Elordi

Maddy's jock boyfriend, Jules' blackmailer
  • Ambiguously Bi: He's in a relationship with Maddy, whom he's obsessed over and subjects to domestic abuse. At the same time, he has also seems to be following in his dad's footsteps by using Grindr, a gay dating app, but it later turns out he'd only used it to find Jules so that he could blackmail her into leaving his father alone. However, he does confess to his girlfriend to being confused, adding ambiguity to the situation. Plus there's the matter of him having numerous dick pics on his phone that aren't his.
  • Antagonistic Offspring: Towards his father Cal, whom he resents to the point of nearly assaulting him in the season 1 finale. In Rue's narration, she also mentions that Nate doesn't like his mother because he considers her "weak."
  • Broken Ace: He's a star football player who has ambiguous sexuality issues and anger problems, abuses his girlfriend, assaults the guy who slept with her, frames the guy for his girlfriend's abuse, goads a girl into framing the guy by using her solicited nudes as blackmail, and calls the police on a guy who knew what he did to the girl he's blackmailing.
  • Big Man on Campus: Extremely popular and a good sportsman.
  • Domestic Abuse: He abuses Maddy.
  • Jacob and Esau: His father, Cal, adores him and dislikes his brother. (Ironically, Cal also moulded Nate into being the truly horrible person he is.)
  • Jerk Jock: Nate fits this to a T.
  • Jerkass: Nate is an abhorrent person who mentally and physically abuses his girlfriend, terrorizes Jules when they first meet, beats up a man for sleeping with Maddie and blackmails Jules in the cruelest manner possible to secure his family's reputation. While not above flashes of humanity, he's a ridiculously nasty and cruel person for most of his screentime.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • For his horrible personality, Nate does points out to Rue that her relationship with Jules likely won't last.
    • He is also correct about how dangerous Jules' self-destructive tendencies are. "I can't trust you. Because you're so fucking broken, you can't even trust yourself. And that's scary."
  • Karma Houdini: By the end of the season 1, Nate has gotten away with his domestic abuse of Maddy, assault of Tyler, and blackmail of Jules. And only a couple of people really know how despicable he really is.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Much of his storyline has him blackmailing Jules so he would get off the hook for abuse charges.
  • Official Couple: With Maddy, although he manipulates this status through physically abusing to her.
  • Real Women Don't Wear Dresses: Nate's beliefs about women are an inversion of this trope, as revealed in episode 2:
    Rue: "He made a long mental checklist of the things he liked and disliked about women. He liked tennis skirts and jean cut-offs, but not the kind so short you could see the pockets. He liked ballet flats and heels. He hated sneakers and dress shoes. What was fine with sandals, as long as they were worn with a fresh pedicure. He liked thigh gaps, hated cankles. He liked tan lines, long necks, slender shoulders. He liked good posture and fruit-scented body mist. He liked full lips and small noses. He liked chokers, but the lacy ones with flower cutouts or delicate patterns. He hated girls who sat like boys, talked like boys, acted like boys. But there was nothing on planet Earth he hated more than body hair."
  • Secret Keeper: To his father's filmed sexual encounters, though Nate makes it clear that he doesn't like keeping that secret.
  • Smug Snake: Nate had shades of this in his interaction with Fezco.
  • Straw Misogynist: Subverted. Nate isn't the stereotypical straw misogynist, but it is clear through his monologues about women that he has very antiquated views on women and he hates girls who don't fit into his version of what womanhood is. Because Nate is not overt in his misogyny, most people don't realize it (or don't care to) and give him a pass since he fits into the "All-American boy" stereotype on the surface.
  • Troubled Abuser: Nate has a heap of issues himself, particularly with his father. He has massive esteem and self-image issues, might be struggling with his own sexuality, and is a mess of psychological problems. He's also an abusive boyfriend to Maddy.
  • Unfocused During Intimacy: As Nate becomes obsessed with Jules after seeing a video of his father having sex with her, he forces his girlfriend Maddy to let him take her from behind so that he can imagine that she's Jules.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Nate is caught texting Jules by Maddy (though this was to get Jules' nudes so he could blackmail her).

     Christopher "Chris" McKay 
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”The truth was McKay was shy, but winning gave him confidence. And that confidence was the result of his dad’s beliefs. Routine. Routine. Routine.”

Played By: Algee Smith

Cassie's boyfriend, who has trouble adjusting to college.
  • Freudian Excuse: His dad pushed him to be the best in football and to suppress his emotions, though this pressure has led to McKay having Jerkass tendencies.
  • Hidden Depths: McKay knows that his chances of going pro are near nothing and doesn't adjust well to college.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: McKay appears to a shallow jock at first, but he does genuinely like Cassie.
  • Last-Name Basis: He's mostly known by his surname.
  • Stepford Smiler: Chris regularly hides his real emotions. For example, after being hazed, he doesn't discuss the incident with Cassie (who was right there when it happened) though it appears to have troubled him.
  • Tough Love: His father is a strict man who pressured McKay into football, while also warning him of the dangers of "acting out" when out in public. However, this has led to insecurity and anger issues in McKay since he really took the "bottle your emotions up" advice to heart.

     Fezco 
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”I don't know what type of fucked up shit you got going inside your head. I don't know how to help, but I could tell you one thing: this drug shit, it's not the answer.”

Played By:Angus Cloud

A local drug dealer and a close friend of Rue's.
  • The Aggressive Drug Dealer: Averted. Fezco is a decent guy, though he sells drugs to teens.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He threatens to kill Nate when he goes near Rue, and later beats a doctor into unconsciousness when robbing the man's home (though, to be fair, he didn't expect the man or his son to be home at that time).
  • Big Brother Instinct: A lot around Rue. He's constantly worried about her asking for drugs, especially when she was forced to take fentanyl. During a party, he admits that he actually cares for her wellbeing and to being scared as fuck when he found out about her overdosing and emergency trip to the hospital. After the fentanyl incident, he cuts her off from drugs.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Occasionally, he slips into this.
  • For Your Own Good: Fezco cuts off Rue's access to drugs after her fentanyl misadventure, being justifiably afraid that if she keeps doing drugs, she'll overdose again. Rue is not exactly grateful for this at the time. She does later thank him however.
  • Nice Guy: One of the few nice guys amongst the cast. Drug dealer or no, Fezco cares about others and prioritizes Rue's well being over profits.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Currently, his real name is unknown.
  • Parental Substitute: He has a close relationship with the younger Ashtray, though actor Angus Cloud states they aren't related.
  • Promotion to Parent: Fezco raises his younger brother Ashtray due to their mother's illness.
  • Properly Paranoid: Fezco keeps a supply of Narcan (an opioid blocker) on hand, just in case.
  • The Stoic: He's not the one to express overt emotions.
     Leslie Bennett 
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Played By:Nika King

Rue and Gia's mother.
  • Adult Fear: She lives with the terror of her daughter being a self-destructive drug addict.
  • Glamorous Single Mother: Subverted. It's made abundantly clear that Leslie is fearful for Rue's health while also appearing frightened at the possibility of her daughter Gia going down the same route.
  • Open-Minded Parent: She accepts Rue's relationship with Jules pretty easily and without judgment.
  • Parent with New Paramour: When Leslie begins dating Rick, Rue outright tells him to go fuck himself.
  • Properly Paranoid: She fears that her daughter Rue might fall back into drug use since she returned home from rehab, unaware that Rue has already started back up on drugs and has no intention of stopping.

     Gia Bennett 
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Played By:Storm Reid

Rue's younger sister, Leslie's younger daughter.
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     Cal Jacobs 
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Played By: Eric Dane

Nate's dad who is hiding secrets from the family.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: When Jules reveals herself to him at chili cookoff, Cal finds her when she's alone and says he knows she can destroy him by revealing they had sex. He outright begs her not to, unaware Jules has no intention of doing so.
  • Bi the Way: Has numerous sexual encounters with numerous people regardless of gender in addition to being married to a woman.
  • Depraved Bisexual: Married to a woman, but has sex sessions with both male and female hookups, and seems to like them young. (Like Jules.)
  • Dirty Old Man: He seems to have a serious preference towards very young looking people, with whom he cheats on his wife.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: He notes that Maddy and Nate's relationship will bring them both down, implying that he senses that their romance is toxic.
  • Parental Favouritism: He much prefers Nate to Aaron.
  • Safe, Sane, and Consensual: He presents his games as this with Jules, but he gets far, far too rough with her and is not that concerned with her safety during.
  • Why Couldn't You Be Different?: Views his elder son as a disappointment. Ironically, Cal's younger son Nate, whom he more or less helped form into his image, is worse.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Has been sleeping with other people (including teenagers) for years despite being married.

Recurring Characters

     Ethan Lewis 

Played By: Austin Abrams

A boy that sits next to Kat in one of her classes. He has a crush on her.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: He's consistently nice towards Kat, who initially rebuffs him. However, this doesn't stop him from still being kind to her.
  • Jizzed in My Pants: Ethan does this while giving Kat oral sex, to his embarrassment.
  • Nice Guy: Generally a decent guy who has a crush on Kat, whom he hooks up with at the Halloween party in "The Next Episode." He might be one of the few characters who is sincerely this.
  • Stalker with a Crush: What Kat initially believes he is.
  • Will They or Won't They?: They Do, at the end of season 1.

     Ali 

Played By: Colman Domingo

A wise man who Rue meets in her support group. He calls her out for lying about being clean, and makes her think about how her addiction could and has impacted her family, particularly her little sister Gia.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Implied. He mentions that he was a firefighter who later became addicted to cocaine. It's also suggested that he lost his family as a result of his addiction, as his daughters live in Texas and he tries to contact them when he can.
  • Older and Wiser: Is justifiably concerned for Rue's welfare and can tell when she's lying.
     Daniel 

Played By: Keean Johnson

Kat's ex-boyfriend who takes an interest in Cassie.
  • Jerkass: Daniel insults Kat for her weight, then later admits to Cassie that he was only interested in her because he wanted to have sex with her. He ends up having sex with Kat, and despite her valuing their brief previous relationship, he says he already forgot about that and leaves Kat with a hurt look on her face.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: He only appears in a few episodes, but his childishly cruel decision to dump Kat way back when they were kids is responsible for a lot of Kat's self-esteem issues.
     Tyler Clarkson 

Played By: Lukas Gage

The guy Nate frames for his beating of Maddy.
     Suze Howard 

Played By: Alanna Ubach

Cassie and Lexi's mom.
  • Alcoholic Parent: There isn't a scene with Suze where she isn't drunk.
  • Deadpan Snarker:
    Suze: "Hey, creepy. The whole point of Halloween is to look attractive."
    Lexi: "No, it's not."
    Suze: "Oh really? You do me a favor and you count how many girlfriends of yours are dressed up like 50-year-old men. Report back to me."
  • Glamorous Single Mother: Subverted. She has depression and is an alcoholic, which has led to her neglecting her parental duties towards her daughters.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Sure, Suze may not be the nicest person in the world but she does comfort Cassie when the latter falls pregnant.
  • Sleepy Depressive: There are some scenes where she's passed out, although they could be from drinking. However, Cassie mentions that Suze has depression.
     Troy McKay 

Played By: Tyler Timmons

One of McKay's twin brothers.
     Roy McKay 

Played By: Tristian Timmons

The other of McKay's twin brothers.
     Ashtray 

Played By:Javon Walton

Fezco's younger brother.
     Luke Kasten 

Played By: Will Peltz


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