The Resort Cast & Character Guide

Title Card The Resort Season 1 Episode 1 The Disappointment of Time

A reference guide for Peacock’s “The Resort,” including character descriptions, names of actors, quotes from the series, and more.


A reference guide for Peacock’s “The Resort,” including character descriptions, names of actors, quotes from the series, and more.

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

General Information

Groups & Organizations

  • Frias (1.2): A family that, four generations ago, in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, started their empire in the clothing industry, and since then, their family has built an empire with influence over clothing, and real estate, and politics.

Notable Locations & Items

  • Akumal (1.1): The city where Noah and Emma are staying
  • Oceana Vista (1.1): The hotel where Sam, Violet, and their families, stayed at that was considered condemned after a freak, once-in-a-century hurricane
  • Huntington Beach (1.2): Where Emma and Noah met for the first time 15 years ago
  • Bahia del Paradiso (1.1): The hotel Noah and Emma are staying in, where Luna and Baltasar work
  • El Carcol (1.6): The Frias family home for over 100 years

Terminology

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Other Noteworthy Information

  • 12/27/07 (1.1): The day the rogue holiday hurricane hit that left no trace of Sam, Violet and left in its wake a third mystery body

Emma Reed (Cristin Milioti)

Emma (Cristin Milioti) in conversation with her husband
“Emma (Cristin Milioti) in conversation with her husband,” The Resort, “The Disappointment of Time,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Emma is someone with a dry, sometimes dark, sense of humor who is currently married to Noah, who she has been married for 10 years but has known for longer. But, for reasons not revealed early on, Emma is unhappy and drinks to deal with her day.

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Quotes

The highs are never as high again, but the lows just keep getting lower.
— Emma (1.7)

Noah Reed (William Jackson Harper)

Noah (William Jackson Harper) having breakfast with Emma
“Noah (William Jackson Harper) having breakfast with Emma,” The Resort, “The Disappointment of Time,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

While Emma is a bit prickly, Noah tries to be the opposite and be as appeasing as possible. As Emma starts looking into Sam and Violet’s disappearance, you could even say he is the voice of reason who only follows Emma out of love.

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Hanna (Debby Ryan)

Hanna (Debby Ryan) looking at Sam's artwork
“Hanna (Debby Ryan) looking at Sam’s artwork,” The Resort, “The Disappointment of Time,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Hanna is Sam’s girlfriend who is cheating on him.

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Sam Lawford (Skyler Gisondo)

Sam (Skyler Gisondo), after falling, meeting Violet for the first time
“Sam (Skyler Gisondo), after falling, meeting Violet for the first time.,” The Resort, “The Disappointment of Time,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Sam is a 22-year-old artist from San Diego who goes missing at the tail end of 2007 with Violet Thompson.

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Violet Thompson (Nina Bloomgarden)

Violet (Nina Bloomgarden) when she meets Sam for the first time
“Violet (Nina Bloomgarden) when she meets Sam for the first time,” The Resort, “The Disappointment of Time,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Violet is a girl Sam meets on vacation who is a former hockey player drawn to the Oceana Vista due to a note her mother left before she died.

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Luna (Gabriela Cartol)

Luna (Gabriela Cartol) being interrogated by Emma and Noah Reed
“Luna (Gabriela Cartol) being interrogated by Emma and Noah Reed,” The Resort, “A Noxious Toothworm,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Luna worked at both the Oceana Vista and at the hotel Emma and Noah are staying in, and she has a connection to Baltasar. Thus making her a person of interest in Emma’s investigation.

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Silverio Narro (Sergio Calderon)

Silverio Narro (Sergio Calderon) finding himself in a game of 21 questions with Emma, who does not care about his safety
“Silverio Narro (Sergio Calderon) finds himself in a game of 21 questions with Emma, who does not care about his safety,” The Resort, “A Noxious Toothworm,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

A detective who was forced into retirement 15 years ago after looking into the disappearance of Sam and Violet.

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Baltasar (Luis Gerardo Mendez and Exel Munoz)

Baltasar is his mother’s youngest son, who is a master tailor, maybe even better than his mother, Beatriz. However, for reasons not yet revealed, he is the black sheep of his family.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 2 “A Noxious Toothworm”
  • Nickname (1.3): Peniche
  • Born (1.5): In 1975
  • Childhood (1.5): Due to notable dexterity, he has been sewing since he was ten, and around the time he began, the person he was closest to, his father, died. Between that happening and reading the El Espejo detective novel, it led him to decide to no longer be a Frias and run away.

Quotes

Murray (Nick Offerman)

Murray (Nick Offerman) drinking alone, saddened that his daughter doesn't want to spend time with him
“Murray (Nick Offerman) drinking alone, saddened that his daughter doesn’t want to spend time with him,” The Resort, ” Tempus Exhaurire,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Murray is Violet’s father, who has been a widow for over a year.

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Alexander (Ben Sinclair)

Alexander (Ben Sinclair) thinking about something in his room
“Alexander (Ben Sinclair) thinking about something in his room,” The Resort, “A History of Forgetting,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Alexander is the owner and founder of the Oceana Vista, whose money either came from family or hedge funds, who was a known weirdo. However, his eccentricities allowed many outcasts and misfits to find work at the Oceana Vista, and for five years, he created an oasis for them. But as he began to suffer memory loss, the hotel fell into disarray, and the hurricane ended up being the final blow.

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Carl (Dylan Baker)

Carl (Dylan Baker) talking to Baltasar about Sam being missing
“Carl (Dylan Baker) talking to Baltasar about Sam being missing,” The Resort, “A History of Forgetting,” directed by Ben Sinclair, 2022, (Peacock)

Carl is Jan’s husband and Sam’s father.

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Jan (Becky Ann Baker)

Jan is Carl’s wife and Sam’s mother.

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Beatriz (Lorena Segura)

Beatriz (Lorena Segura) looking up at her son's room
“Beatriz (Lorena Segura) looking up at her son’s room,” The Resort, “Hünch fò Llub Sēēth,” directed by Rania Attieg, Daniel Garcia, 2022, (Peacock)

Beatriz is the current head of the Frias family, whose sons are Alonso and Baltasar.

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Quotes & Gifs

Alonso (Xavier Reyes and Alex Diaz)

Alonso is Baltasar’s brother, who ABSOLUTELY hates him.

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Illan Iberra (Luis Guzman)

Illan Iberra (Luis Guzman) realizing who he is talking to
“Illan Iberra (Luis Guzman) realizing who he is talking to,” The Resort, “Hünch fò Llub Sēēth,” directed by Rania Attieg, Daniel Garcia, 2022, (Peacock)

Illan is an author who wrote the book that Violet’s mom loves and who hates Baltasar after a series of nasty letters between the two.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: The Resort: Season 1/ Episode 6
  • Written Works (1.6): El Espejo and Pasaje
  • Polyglot (1.6): Knows six languages, of which one he made up himself, and two might be extinct. Which makes him fluent in English, Spanish, his language, two nearly extinct, and it isn’t clear what the 6th one is.

Quotes & Gifs


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