A show/ character guide for Apple TV+’s Servant featuring who plays who, character descriptions, storylines, and general information.


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A show/ character guide for Apple TV+’s Servant featuring who plays who, character descriptions, storylines, and general information.

Information is updated as new episodes are released and watched, and images are changed as better ones are captured.

General Information

Network
Apple TV+
Creator(s) Tony Basgallop
Air Date 11/28/2019 – Present
Genre(s) Supernatural, Drama

Groups & Organizations

  • Church of Lesser Saints aka CLS: Aunt May and Uncle George’s cult.
  • 8 News, Philadelphia: Dorothy’s workplace
  • Gourmet Gauntlet: The show Sean worked on when Dorothy was struggling with Jericho.

Notable Locations

  • Philadelphia: Where the show takes place.
    • 9780 Spruce Street: Where most of the show takes place

Other Noteworthy Information

  • Reunification Ritual (2.10): In the Church of Lesser Saints, the reunification ritual is how they purify you before killing you.
  • Age of House (3.5): The Turner’s house is 175 years
  • Time Jump (3.8): 3 weeks pass from episode 7 of this season
    • Time Jump (4.1): 3 months have passed
    • Time Passing (4.6): 6 months have now passed since Dorothy’s accident

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Dorothy (Lauren Ambrose)

Dorothy (Lauren Ambrose) up close.
Dorothy (Lauren Ambrose)

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 1 “Reborn”

A news reporter for Channel 8 News in Philadelphia, Dorothy spent a long time mourning her son Jericho, to the point she needed transitory object therapy to help her get back to a functioning mental state.

Additional Information About Dorothy

  • Is older than Julian
  • Feels overly scrutinized by Sean sometimes, in a similar manner to how he scrutinizes food.
  • 1.4: Wanted two kids originally, a boy and girl
  • 1.4: Due to an overactive immune system, Dorothy has had around 6 miscarriages.
  • 1.10: Took 11 hours to deliver Jericho and she did it by water birth with no drugs.
  • Birth Issues (2.3): One of the reasons Dorothy has been so devastated by Jericho’s death is because, due to a lying low placenta, which covered her cervix, she had a difficult pregnancy.
  • Favorite Movie (4.6): The Wizard of Oz
  • Reporting Career (4.6): One of her first news reports was covering the pageant Leanne was in back on March 11, 2011.

Quotes

Now is the time to seize the narrative, not get steamrolled by it.
— Dorothy (3.5)

Sean (Toby Kebbell)

Sean (Toby Kebbell) up close
Sean (Toby Kebbell)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 1 “Reborn”

A renowned chef who mostly works from home and humors Dorothy’s need for a doll, mainly because he was there for the breakdown.

Additional Information About Sean

  • Is an only child
  • His specific job title is a consulting chef
  • Childhood Issues (3.3): Was homeless when he was a juvenile
    • Specifics (3.7): He was homeless by 17 due to his parents not caring.

Leanne Grayson (Nell Tiger Free)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 1 “Reborn”

A Wisconsin native who appears to be very religious and a bit green. Yet, Dorothy considers her good with the baby and lucky to have her.

Additional Information About Leanne

  • Is 18 as of episode 1
  • Was found by Dorothy after she put a shout-out on Twitter, which led to her makeup artist recommending someone, and that person putting Leanne’s name forward.
  • Doesn’t have any social media profiles
  • Allegedly died in 2007, when she was 8
  • Is from Medicine Bridge, Wisconsin, 53071
  • 1.4: Met Dorothy when she was a child
  • 1.10: It is strongly implied she is magical and has the ability to potentially play God.
  • Name of Parents (2.8): Stephen and Laura
  • Age (3.4): Is still 18

Julian (Rupert Grint)

Julian (Rupert Grint) taking a drink.
Julian (Rupert Grint)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 2 “Wood”

Dorothy’s younger brother who gets brought into Sean’s paranoia about Leanne.

Additional Information About Julian

  • In 1.3, Leanne asks him whether he was there when Jericho died, and he gets quiet.
  • Religious Beliefs (2.8): Is atheist

Tobe (Tony Revolori)

Tobe (Tony Revolori) in the wine cellar.
Tobe (Tony Revolori)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 3 “Eel”

Sean’s Commis Chef who often helps him with events by cleaning and prepping.

Additional Information About Tobe

Jericho (Mason & Julius Belford)

A living version of Jericho (Mason & Julius Belford)
Jericho (Mason & Julius Belford)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 1 “Reborn”

Dorothy and Sean’s son, who originally died at 13 weeks, allegedly due to SIDS.

Additional Information About Jericho

  • The only people who knew about his death, previously, were his parents, Julian and Dorothy’s father.
  • It was 6 weeks since the baby died in episode 1.
  • Age (3.4): Is 9 months

Wanda (SJ Son)

Wanda (SJ Son) peering around.
Wanda (SJ Son)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 5 “Cricket”

A woman hired by Julian to spy and befriend Leanne.

Additional Information About Wanda

Olivia (Justyna Perkowski)

Wanda (SJ Son) and Olivia (Justyna Perkowski) at the stoop.
Wanda (SJ Son) and Olivia (Justyna Perkowski)

Character Introduction

First Noted In:  Season 1, Episode 5 “Cricket”

A child with a litany of allergies that Wanda uses to spy on Leanne.

Additional Information About Olivia

  •  Is 6 years old.

Roscoe (Phillip James Brannon)

Roscoe (Phillip James Brannon) going throughout the house, checking on things.
Roscoe (Phillip James Brannon)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 5 “Cricket”

The human resources person for Julian’s office, who also works as a private investigator. One that Julian hires to investigate and harass Leanne.

Additional Information About Roscoe

Uncle George (Boris McGiver)

Uncle George (Boris McGiver) at Dorothy's dining table.
Uncle George (Boris McGiver)

First Noted In: Season 1, Episode 6 “Rain”

Leanne’s Uncle George is a strange man. One who Leanne is a bit afraid of, and for good reason. On top of being creepy, he is someone who, in the episode he is introduced in, puts Jericho out of his crib so that he, Uncle George, can sleep in it.

Additional Information About Uncle George

Quote(s)

Healing is born from truth.
— Uncle George (4.7)

Natalie (Jerrika Hinton)

Character Introduction

First Noted In: Season 1 Episode 7 “Haggis”

Dorothy’s former Kinesiologist, and one of the few friends we know of hers, who is also the one who introduced transitory object therapy to Dorothy’s life.

Additional Information About Natalie

  • Natalie seems to have a thing for Julian.
  • 1.10: Notes she isn’t much for church.

Frank Pearce (Todd Waring)

Todd (Frank Pearce) talking to Julian.
Frank (Todd Waring)

Character Description

First Noted In: Season 1 Episode 8 “Boba”

Dorothy and Julian’s father who, despite Julian’s past, actually is rather fond of his son and is very protective of his daughter – partly due to his own ego.

Additional Information

Isabelle (Molly Griggs)

Isabelle (Molly Griggs) signing off from her news report.
Isabelle (Molly Griggs)

Character Description

First Noted In: Season 1 Episode 9 “Jericho”

Isabelle is Dorothy’s threat at her job. She is younger, loved by many, and with Dorothy feeling insecure about her body after childbirth, Isabelle makes her uncomfortable and sometimes feels like someone gunning for her position.

Additional Information

  • Age (3.9): 28 years old

Aunt May Markham (Alison Elliott)

Aunt May (Alison Elliott) looking at Leanne while holding Jericho.
Aunt May (Alison Elliott)

Character Description

First Noted In: Season 1 Episode 10 “Balloon”

Leanne’s adopted aunt who we learn is a cult leader.

Additional Information

Officer Reyes (Victoria Cartagena)

Officer Reyes (Victoria Cartagena) introducing herself
Officer Reyes (Victoria Cartagena)

Officer Reyes is one of the officers who came to the house to investigate the death of Jericho.

Additional Information

Quotes & Gifs

Sergio (Hudson Barry)

The boy Leanne was watching when she was with the Marino family.

Additional Information

Quotes & Gifs

Kourtney (Katie Lee Hill)

Kourtney (Katie Lee Hill) at Dorothy's family dinner
Kourtney (Katie Lee Hill)

Frank’s current girlfriend.

Additional Information

Quotes & Gifs

Aunt Josephine (Barbara Sukowa)

Aunt Josephine (Barbara Sukowa) showing up at Sean's doorstep
Aunt Josephine (Barbara Sukowa)

One of the members of the Church of the Lesser Saints, who, like Leanne, has some sort of powers.

Additional Information

Quotes & Gifs

Veera (Sunita Mani)

Julian’s new girlfriend.

Additional Information

Quotes

Shame is a gateway to relapse.
— Veera (3.7)

The Homeless Kids (Mathilde DeHaye, Joshua De Jesus, Mac Rop)

Homeless kids who stay in the park behind the Turner’s house, who Leanne thinks are part of the Burch of Lesser Saints.

Additional Information

Quotes

Sylvia (Nadia Alexander)

Tobe and Sylvia (Nadia Alexander) talking to Sean
Tobe and Sylvia (Nadia Alexander)

Sylvia was Tobe’s girlfriend who seemingly was using him to get a job opportunity with Sean.

Additional Information

Quotes

Minister Nancy (Carmen Herlihy)

Minister Nancy (Carmen Helihy) saying hi
Minister Nancy (Carmen Helihy)

Minister Nancy is Sean’s new pastor.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 3/ Episode 5 “Tiger”
  • Ministry (3.6): Hier ministry is Liberty Unitarian
  • Dietary Restrictions (3.6): She is vegan
  • Education (3.6): She has a master’s in Divinity
  • Dark Side (3.6): It’s noted she assaulted her mother, who was battling dementia, in 2012

Quotes

Beliefs are grounding. Whatever they are.
— Nancy (3.6)

Dale MacKenzie (Frank Wood)

Dale (Frank Wood) talking to Dorothy about his evaluation
Dale (Frank Wood)

Dr. Mackenzie is a friend of Frank’s who previously tried to work with Julian, to no avail, and is called to Dorothy’s house as a means to potentially get Leanne committed.

Additional Information

Quotes

Roberta (Barbara Kingsley)

Roberta (Barbara Kingsley) and Beverly (Denny Dillon) standing in their apartment
“Roberta (Barbara Kingsley) and Beverly (Denny Dillon),” Servant, “Séance,” directed by Ishana Night Shyamalan, 2023, (Apple TV+)

Roberta, also called “Bobbie,” is one of two nurses that Dorothy hires to help her recover and get on Leanne’s nerves.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 4/ Episode 3 “Séance”
  • Practioner of Dark Arts? (4.3): Bobbie hosts a seance which calls upon multiple members of Dorothy and Julian’s family, including their uncle Robert and mom.

Beverly (Denny Dillon)

Roberta (Barbara Kingsley) and Beverly (Denny Dillon) standing in their apartment
“Roberta (Barbara Kingsley) and Beverly (Denny Dillon),” Servant, “Séance,” directed by Ishana Night Shyamalan, 2023, (Apple TV+)

Beverly, aka Bev, is Roberta’s friend and co-worker for decades, who helps her take care of patients.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 4/ Episode 3 “Séance”

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