‘Virgin River’ Season 5: New and Returning Cast Members

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virgin river Season 5 returns to Netflix this fall and will feature some new faces and many returning ones as well. In addition to our main preview, we wanted to dig deeper into the virgin river Cast of season 5.

Of course, as you may have heard, we are receiving many more virgin river in the future, too, with an officially confirmed sixth season. We’ll have more on that in due course, but filming, we’re told, is scheduled for this summer in Canada.


New cast members for Virgin River season 5

Over the past year, we’ve slowly learned of new faces that we’ll be seeing in recurring or one-off roles on virgin river season 5.

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Netflix confirmed to What’s on Netflix most of these cast members below, but was unable to provide additional information as it would contain spoilers for the upcoming season.

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Kandyse McClure was the first major casting we learned for season 5 of virgin river in October 2022. His previous credits include Homeland: Fort Salem, Delighted, and V-Wars.

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New Cast Members To Appear In Virgin River Season 5

  • susan hogan
  • Elise Gatien
  • paolo maiolo
  • gabrielle rose
  • John Allen Nelson
  • Deb Podowski
  • ava anton like hazelnut
  • david stuart as reporter Ted Ford
  • melanie merkosky
  • Brent Fidler
  • brad harder like Adrian
  • serge houde
  • helena santos
  • gabrielle hyacinth as nurse jill
  • Audré Alleya Stephenson

Returning cast members for virgin river Season 5

Over the years, the list of virgin river has grown enormously, with IMDb only it lists 160 named characters, and that’s before getting into the countless background extras that have been involved with the project.

Here’s a roundup of everyone we know of or who is expected to return for the new season:

  • Alexandra Breckenridge as Mel Monroe
  • Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan
  • Annette O’Toole as Hope McCrea
  • tim mateson as Dr Vernon Mullins
  • Benjamin Hollingsworth as Dan Brady
  • zibby allen as Brie Sheridan
  • gwynth walsh as Jo Ellen
  • colin lawrence as John ‘Preacher’ Middleton
  • Sarah Dugdale like lizzie
  • Jenny Cooper as Joey Barnes
  • Nicola Cavendish like connie
  • Chase Petriw like christopher
  • kai bradbury as Denny Cutler
  • ghanime mark as Dr Cameron Hayek
  • marco grazzini as Mike Valenzuela
  • Teryl Rothery as Muriel
  • steve bacic as Vince
  • clare filipow like hannah
  • Christina Jastrzembska like lydie
  • Trevor Lerner as Bert Gordon
  • Lucy Walters like julia
  • Keith MacKechnie as nick
  • lauren hammersley as Charmaine Roberts
  • David Cubito like calvin
  • ian tracey like jimmy
  • tom butler as Sam Sheridan
  • Emma Oliver as Youngmel

With kind thanks to The viewer’s perspective for help compiling this list.

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