‘Felicity’ Cast Then and Now: See What Felicity, Ben, Noel, and Julie Look Like Today

by Jeremy Spirogis
Keri Russell

If you’re searching for a throwback present to stream throughout quarantine, you possibly can do rather a lot worse than Felicity. The sequence premiered again in 1998 on the long-gone WB community and shortly turned a breakout hit. The story of a naive faculty freshman who follows her crush from California to New York to allow them to attend faculty collectively appears like it will be nothing greater than a dorm-set cleaning soap opera. But due to star Keri Russell — who gained a 1999 Golden Globe for her efficiency as Felicity Porter — together with sensible writing and a robust supporting solid, the present was greater than only a standard-issue teen drama. 

It’s been 18 years since Felicity ended. So, what have Russell and the remainder of the solid been as much as since graduating from the University of New York? Let’s check out the place they’re today and see how they’ve modified since their days at UNY.

Keri Russell (Felicity Porter) 

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Former Mouseketeer Keri Russell — and her lengthy curly hair — made an enormous impression on Felicity audiences. In season 2, she ditched her flowing locks for a close-cropped ‘do, and a few blamed the type change for a drop within the rankings. 

After Felicity ended, Russell labored steadily in movie, TV, and theater. In 2013, she wowed critics as undercover KGB spy Elizabeth Jennings on FX’s The Americans. (The present led to 2018.) These days, she’s in a relationship together with her The Americans co-star Matthew Rhys, with whom she has one son. (She additionally has two youngsters from a earlier marriage.) On the large display screen, she was most lately seen as Zorri Bliss in in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.     

Scott Speedman (Ben Covington)

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Felicity adopted the dreamy Ben, performed by British-Canadian actor Scott Speedman, from California to New York. The function turned Speedman right into a Hollywood heartthrob and earned him a number of Teen Choice Award nominations. After Felicity wrapped up, he starred in motion pictures similar to Underworld: Evolution (2006), Out of the Dark (2014), and Run This Town (2019). From 2016 to 2018, he performed Barry “Baz” Blackwell on the TNT sequence Animal Kingdom. 

Scott Foley (Noel Crane) 

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Felicity’s different Scott, Scott Foley, charmed audiences because the earnest, awkward Noel. After the sequence finale in 2002, he appeared on Scrubs as Eliot’s boyfriend Sean. He additionally starred in The Unit from 2006 to 2009 and performed NSA director Jake Ballard on Scandal. Most lately, he starred within the short-lived 2019 ABC sequence Whiskey Cavalier, which was canceled after one season. 

Foley was married to Jennifer Garner from 2000 to 2003. He married actress Marika Domińczyk in 2007.  

Tangi Miller (Elena Tyler)  

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Tangi Miller performed Felicity’s shut friend Elena. After the sequence ended, she popped up in episodes of The Shield, The District, The Division, and Cold Case, in addition to motion pictures similar to Madea’s Family Reunion (2006) and My Girlfriend’s Back (2010). According to her IMDb profile, she’ll be seen subsequent within the upcoming movies Leroy and Last Night a DJ Saved My Life. 

Amy Jo Johnson (Julie Emrick)

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Before becoming a member of Felicity, Amy Jo Johnson was greatest recognized for taking part in the Pink Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from 1993 to 1995. After 4 years portraying Felicity’s friend Julie on the WB sequence, Johnson later appeared on the Canadian drama Flashpoint from 2008 to 2012. In 2014, she had a recurring function on Covert Affairs. She’s additionally labored as a director. Her most up-to-date movie, Tammy’s Always Dying, starred Felicity Huffman and was launched in 2019. 

Greg Grunberg (Sean Blumberg) 

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On Felicity, Greg Grunberg performed Sean, a barely older man who shares an condominium with Ben. After the present ended, he moved on to a different J.J. Abrams sequence: Alias. That was adopted by a starring function in Heroes. He additionally appeared in episodes of Psych, Masters of Sex, and Criminal Minds. Most lately, he’s been seen within the Hulu sequence Castle Rock and in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as Snap Wexley. 

Amanda Foreman (Meghan Rotundi)

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Amanda Foreman performed Meghan, Felicity’s standoffish goth roommate. The two initially conflict, however by the top of the sequence, they’ve turn into buddies. Since Felicity, Foreman has had recurring roles on Private Practice and Parenthood. From 2013 to 2016, she performed Mrs. McKibben on MTV’s Awkward. 

Ian Gomez (Javier Clemente Quintata)  

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Ian Gomez performed Javier, Felicity’s boss at Dean & DeLuca. Since Felicity’s finish, he’s had common roles in reveals similar to Cougar Town, Supergirl, and Jake in Progress. In 2019, he performed Greg on the Reese Witherspoon-Jennifer Aniston sequence The Morning Show

All 4 seasons of Felicity are streaming at ABC.

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