The show has been praised for its heartwarming humor, uplifting messages and charming characters. But who are the actors behind the roles? Here is a brief introduction to the main cast of Ted Lasso.
Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso
Jason Sudeikis is the star and co-creator of Ted Lasso. He plays the titular character, a cheerful and optimistic coach who tries to win over his skeptical players and staff.
Sudeikis is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he was a cast member from 2005 to 2013. He has also appeared in movies such as Horrible Bosses, We're the Millers, Colossal and Booksmart.
Hannah Waddingham as Rebecca Welton
Hannah Waddingham plays Rebecca Welton, the new owner of AFC Richmond, the soccer team that hires Ted Lasso. She is a cold and ruthless businesswoman who wants to sabotage the team to spite her ex-husband.
Waddingham is an award-winning stage actress who has starred in musicals such as Spamalot, Into the Woods and Kiss Me, Kate. She has also appeared in TV shows such as Game of Thrones, Sex Education and Krypton.
Jeremy Swift as Leslie Higgins
Jeremy Swift plays Leslie Higgins, the director of football operations at AFC Richmond. He is a timid and loyal employee who initially helps Rebecca in her scheme to ruin the team, but later becomes fond of Ted and his positive influence.
Swift is a veteran actor who has appeared in movies such as Gosford Park, The Iron Lady, Mary Poppins Returns and Downton Abbey.
Phil Dunster as Jamie Tartt
Phil Dunster plays Jamie Tartt, a talented but egotistical striker who plays for AFC Richmond. He is arrogant, selfish and rude to his teammates and coach.
He is also involved in a complicated relationship with Keeley Jones, a model and influencer. Dunster is a rising star who has appeared in TV shows such as Humans, Save Me, The Trouble with Maggie Cole and Cobra.
Juno Temple as Keeley Jones
Juno Temple plays Keeley Jones, a model and influencer who dates Jamie Tartt.