A cast and character guide for the HBO Max series Love Life featuring who plays who, information about each character, and other noteworthy information about the show.
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When we meet Darby, she is 24, and it is implied she is still affected by her parents’ divorce when she was 4. Thus leading to her not necessarily desperate for meaningful connections but certainly hopeful and open. Our journey with her is through every role a person can play in a relationship – be it something casual or with long term potential.
Additional Information About Darby
S1E1: Worked for Bradley doing tours
Was into musical theater in high school and did a performance of “Cats.”
S1E3: Has the opportunity for an assistant gig at an auction house.
S1E4: Wants 3 kids, max
Had braces until she was 17
S1E7: Used to collect Beanie Babies.
S1E5: We meet 15 year old (in 2006) Darby and see the braces
Darby goes to see a therapist (Siobhan Fallon Hogan)
Sara is the maternal figure in Darby’s household, and also the one with the most stable life. She works at Webster Hall and loves her job, and with Jim, her relationship has been going for a few years. Essentially, Sara is a shining example in Darby’s life.
Additional Information About Sara
S1E8: We learn she has a sister
S1E10: Is with a nice man named Angelo (Angelo Lanza)
Danny meets Darby in 2015 at a party Sara brings her to, and they don’t hit it off quickly due to Danny’s insistence on wearing a gold chain. However, after an accident, he offers her the opportunity to clean up in his apartment where they get to talking. Mind you, nothing sexy, at first, but about how hung up he is on his ex – who left him three years ago.
But, with Darby’s encouragement, he tries to move on and does. It is just through Darby treating him like a one night stand despite him desiring a relationship.
Additional Information About Danny
S1E3: Notes his family is full of liars, so he picks up when someone is lying to him easily.
I’m not a moment, I’m a person. — Danny | Love Life: Season 1 Episode 3 “Danny Two Phones.”
When we first meet Magnus he is a sous chef at a place named Maeve where he seems to excel. Alongside that, he is the ideal man for Darby since he falls fast, is family planning with her in no time, but then a life event changes Magnus, and his relationship with Darby, in the worst way possible.
Additional Information About Magnus
S1E4: Wants 6 kids
Pursued art, acting, culinary school and bee keeping