Virgin River season 5 cast guide: Who’s who in the new season?

Virgin River. Tim Matheson as Doc Mullins in episode 502 of Virgin River. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023
Virgin River. Tim Matheson as Doc Mullins in episode 502 of Virgin River. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

It’s always the best time of the year when we get to catch up with the lovable characters of Virgin River. These characters make up the coziest, most welcoming community currently on television, and Virgin River season 5 just continues to add to the expansive cast.

While not every citizen in Virgin River is honest and trustworthy (there are definitely some bad apples in the bunch!), the core cast and all of the supporting and recurring cast members play the best characters you just can’t help but root for no matter what.

Looking to find a certain Virgin River citizen’s portrayer or curious about the new cast members in town for season 5? We’re sharing the full cast for the fifth season of Virgin River, including the main cast, recurring and guest cast, and the newbies joining the team!

Virgin River season 5 main cast

Five seasons in, the main cast of Virgin River has grown over time, with new additions added each season and a few characters leaving the cast here and there. In season 5, former main cast member Grayson Gurnsey is no longer in the series as Ricky, and Lauren Hammersely’s role as Charmaine has been reduced to recurring. The season 5 main cast received an addition in Kandyse McClure as the new character Kaia.

Here’s the full Virgin River season 5 main cast:

  • Alexandra Breckenridge as Mel (Melinda) Monroe
  • Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan
  • Colin Lawrence as Preacher (John) Middleton
  • Annette O’Toole as Hope McCrea
  • Tim Matheson as Doc (Vernon) Mullins
  • Benjamin Hollingsworth as (Dan) Brady
  • Sarah Dugdale as Lizzie
  • Zibby Allen as Brie Sheridan
  • Marco Grazzini as Mike Valenzuela
  • Mark Ghanimé as Dr. Cameron Hayek
  • Kai Bradbury as Denny Cutler
  • Kandyse McClure as Kaia

Virgin River season 5 recurring and guest cast members

Because of the ensemble nature of the series and the expansive community in which its set, there are so many colorful and quirky characters to fill out the cast. In supporting and guest roles, there are a number of familiar faces. If you’re looking to put a real-life name to one of those Virgin River community members, here’s a list of just about everyone you’ll see in season 5:

  • Lauren Hammersley as Charmaine Roberts
  • Lexa Doig as Paige Lassiter
  • Nicola Cavendish as Connie
  • Teryl Rothery as Muriel
  • Gwynyth Walsh as Jo Ellen
  • Stacey Farber as Tara Anderson
  • Barbara Pollard as Melissa Montgomery
  • Christina Jastrzembska as Lydie
  • Jenny Cooper as Joey Barnes
  • Tervor Lerner as Bert
  • Keith MacKechnie as Nick
  • Lucia Walters as Julia
  • Sandy Robson as Jeb
  • Claire Filipow as Hannah
  • Dean Redman as Fire Chief Smith
  • David Cubitt as Calvin

Virgin River season 5 new characters

For the fifth season of Virgin River, lots of new characters join the cast to stir the pot for various relationships. One of the most prominent new characters, a firefighter by the name of Kaia, becomes a love interest for Preacher. Kandyse McClure became the only new main cast member for season 5, while others are still prominent but are recurring or guest stars.

Take a look at some of the new faces of Virgin River:

  • Kandyse McClure as Kaia
  • Libby Osler as Ava
  • Elise Gatien as Lark
  • Darcy Laurie as Gene
  • Ava Anton as Hazel
  • Dylan Bruce as Jay
  • Susan Hogan as Rose

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