A character guide for BET Plus’ “Angel,” with character descriptions, quotes, names of actors, and more.

Please Note: This content contains pertinent spoilers, descriptions are updated as new information is presented, images are changed as better ones are captured, and this is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, guest star, or reoccurring role.

General Information

Network(s) BET Plus
Created By Yolanda Halley
Based On Dutch by Teri Woods
First Aired 1/5/2023
Executive Produced By Manny Halley, Maureen Guthman, Scott Mills, Marvin Neil, Biran Rikuda, Yolanda Halley
Showrunner(s) Yolanda Halley

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Notable Locations & Items

  • New Jersey (Season 1): The location of the events of season 1

Terminology

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Angel Directory

Angel Alvarez (Efrangeliz Medina)

Angel
“Angel,” Angel, “Friends or Foes,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2023, (BET Plus)

Life for Angel has been hard all the 17+ years she has been alive. From bouncing around different foster homes, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and lacking friendship, there are reasons she has scars across her wrist. But, even with life being so bad she can’t even remember her birthday, Angel is alive and trying to find ways every day to justify it.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Janna in “American Horror Stories”
  • Grade (1.1): She is in 12th grade
  • Mommie Dearest (1.2): Angel’s mother is still alive and appears to have given birth to Angel’s little brother, who has a far better life than she had
  • Age (1.3): Is officially 18
  • Past Crimes (Season 1): Shoplifting when she was 15

Quotes

I’m not asking for a handout. I’m just asking for a hand.
— Angel (1.3)

Diamond (Michele ‘Siya’ Sherman)

Diamond (Michele 'Siya' Sherman)
“Diamond (Michele ‘Siya’ Sherman),” Angel, “Growing Wings,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2022, (BET Plus)

Diamond, birthname Simone, is a local hustler who might be on the police’s radar, but they don’t have anything on her. So with that in mind, she operates covertly and enjoys the company of women when she isn’t working.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • Name Origin (1.1): Her name is Diamond because she’s every girl’s best friend

Quotes

Milk (Olivea Morton)

Milk (Olivea Morton)
“Milk (Olivea Morton),” Angel, “Growing Wings,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2022, (BET Plus)

Milk is one of Angel’s foster sisters who originally, appears deaf or mute since she solely speaks sign language.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Nancy Bobodit in the upcoming “Percy Jackson and the Olympians.”
  • How She End Up In Foster Care (1.2): Her parents were killed, right in front of her, with one of the leaders of the group who killed her parents being a cop
  • Interests (1.3): Since Milk likes to fight so much, she gets signed up to get into boxing
  • Birthname (Season 1): Crystal McKenna O’Riley
  • Age (Season 1): 14

Quotes

Rain (Aide Price)

Rain (Aiden Price) and Milk (Olivea Morton) asking questions about Angel's gun
“Rain (Aiden Price) and Milk (Olivea Morton),” Angel, “Growing Wings,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2022, (BET Plus)

Rain is one of Angel’s foster sisters who is often seen sucking her thumb and makes it clear she is very religious.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Ryley in the upcoming “The Knife.”
  • Age (1.3): She is 8

Quotes

Teresa Walker (Elise Neal)

Teresa (Elise Neal) dealing with being talked back to by Angel
“Teresa (Elise Neal),” Angel, “Growing Wings,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2022, (BET Plus)

Teresa is Rain, Milk, Angel, and Sheree’s foster mother, who physically, sexually, mentally, and emotionally abuses them – while collecting a check under the guise of being a proper caretaker.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Tally Fruge in the upcoming “Survival,” Tina Lloyd in the upcoming “Phels High,” and Tia Jewel in “All of Us.”

Quotes

Sheree (Iyana Halley)

Sheree (Iyana Halley) talking down to Angel
“Sheree (Iyana Halley),” Angel, “Growing Wings,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2022, (BET Plus)

Sheree is Angel’s foster sister and seemingly Teresa’s favorite, which may come with the perk of Teresa not being mean to her, but it does appear there is a price to pay for that. One that has potentially led to Sheree having a drug habit to deal with the things done to her.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Meredith Samuels in “Beast,” Adult Annie in “This Is Us,” and Lauren in “Black Girl Missing.”

Quotes

Monroe (Lana’ MC Lyte’ Moorer)

Monroe being racist
“Monroe,” Angel, “Friends or Foes,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2023, (BET Plus)

Monroe is a local cop who isn’t necessarily corrupt but will bend the rules if it suits her needs and can help solve a case.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Lana Crawford in “Partners in Rhyme” and Kai Owens in “Half & Half”

Quotes

Donte (Imani Halley Jr.)

Donte (Imani Halley Jr.) trying to charm Angel
“Donte (Imani Halley Jr.),” Angel, “Growing Wings,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2022, (BET Plus)

Donte is a boy Angel likes at school that accidentally sets her up to have a train run on her.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Growing Wings”

Quotes

Ms. Toni (EJ King)

Ms. Toni (EJ King) in all their glory
“Ms. Toni (EJ King),” Angel, “Friends or Foes,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2023, (BET Plus)

Ms. Toni is an associate of Diamond who is into kidnapping, amongst other activities, to support their lavish lifestyle and an all-female crew.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 2 “Friends or Foes”

Quotes

Winter (Quanice Jackson)

Diamond and Winter (Quanice Jackson)
“Diamond and Winter (Quanice Jackson),” Angel, “Friends or Foes,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2023, (BET Plus)

Winter is one of Diamond’s girls who she loves, for Winter did a three-year bid for her.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 2 “Friends or Foes”

Quotes

Dutch (Malcolm David Kelley)

Dutch (Malcolm David Kelley) reassuring Angel
“Dutch (Malcolm David Kelley),” Angel, “Life For A Life,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2023, (Bet Plus)

Dutch is a young and reckless young man who is a car thief.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 3 “Life For A Life”
  • The Actor’s Past and Future Roles Include: Jerome in “Insecure,” Black in “True to the Game,” and Walt Lloyd in “Lost.”

Quotes

Dakiya (Jadan Daniels)

Dakiya (Jadan Daniels) checking in with Angel
“Dakiya (Jadan Daniels),” Angel, “Life For A Life,” directed by Jamal Hill, 2023, (Bet Plus)

Dakiya is one of the women Angel meets when she goes to jail, who is Nigerian, specifically from the Igbo people, who forms a relationship with Angel.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 3 “Life For A Life”

Quotes


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