Building a Family Cast of Characters – 2025

First Name

Last Name

Role

Maxwill

Sanders

Main character, 34-year-old gay man

Thomas William

Wright

Sangamon County Sherriff’s Deputy, Max’s fiancé, 27

 

 

 

Joey and Alex

Allison

8-year-old twins – 3-13 birthday

Thomas James

Bruce

7-year-old – 4-23 birthday

Mike

Broadhead

6-year-old – 5-5 birthday

Andy

Cox

Mike’s classmate – 8-4 birthday

 

 

 

Logan

Campbell

Joey and Alex’s friend from school

Billy

White

Mike’s classmate

Mark

Reynolds

Mike’s classmate

 

 

 

Bill and Estelle

Wright

Tom’s parents

James Emory

Sanders

Max’s dad

Rose

Sanders

Max’s mom

 

 

 

Dylan

Brock

Sangamon County Sherriff’s Sergeant

Malcom

White

Dylan’s S.O.

Damon

White

Malcom’s son

 

 

 

Rick

Stone

EMT

Eric

Stone

Rick’s son, 13

Josh

Stone

Rick’s son, 11

 

 

 

Ron

Cain

Live-in housekeeper

 

 

 

Lee

Nichols

Max’s Sister

Carl

Nichols

Lee’s husband

 

 

 

Jesse & José

Jackson

Friends of Alex and Joey and guests at the birthday party

Aaron

 

Brent

 

Jake

 

Jeff

 

Jesse

 

Kenny

 

Mason, Jason & Grayson

 

Pat

 

Randy

 

Ryan

 

Sam

 

Teddy

 

Zach

 

 

 

 

Al

 

Tent worker

Andrea

Furman

Steve’s daughter, Joey and Alex’s classmate

Angela

 

Harry’s girlfriend

Anna

Ferguson

Agency director

Arlene

Cox

Andy’s Mom

Barry

Sinclair

Deputy, press leak, killed

Ben and Monica

Miller

Brent’s parents

Bob

 

Shelter installer

Bob

Ficklin

Furniture builder

Brad & Duane

 

Lifeguards

Brent

Miller

Alex’s boyfriend, 10 years old

Brian

Marks

Agency worker

Carl

Weathers

Bus Driver

Carol

Ward

Agency worker

Carrie

Weaver

Rich’s sister

Charlie

Campbell

Troublemaker, Logan’s dad

Daniel

Sinclair

Barry’s son – 14 or 15

David

Corgan

Judge

Dawn

 

Cleaner

Derek

Timmons

Sherriff’s deputy,  Tom’s old partner

Doug

 

County Deputy

Eileen

Weaver

Rich’s battleaxe mother

Frank

 

Tent worker

Frank and Iris

Mueller

Twins’ foster parents / homophobic assholes

Gloria

Miller

School Secretary

Greg

 

 

Hank

Madonia

Local newspaper reporter

Harry

 

Kid who get beat by his dad at the aquarioum

Helen

Sinclair

Barry’s wife

James

Cantrell

Max’s attorney

Jeff

 

Works at airport FBO

Jeff

 

FBO counter guy at Springfield

John

 

Pool worker

John

Hasara

Builder

Joyce

 

Merry Maids

Karla & Rick

Jackson

Parents of Jesse and José

Ken

 

Tent worker

Marcy

 

Anna’s Secretary

Marty

 

Chicago FBO Employee

Maureen

 

Harry’s mom

Michelle

Lancaster

Warren’s daughter

Mike

White

M&M Pools

Mrs.

Lancaster

Warren’s wife

Nancy and George

Hamilton

T.J.’s foster parents

Neil

 

County Deputy

Olivia

Hamilton

Nancy and George’s daughter

Paul and Joy

Kirkland

Mike’s foster parents / child psychologist

Peggy

Reynolds

Mark’s mother

Raymond

Snell

Channel 17 news reporter

Rich

Weaver

Gay teen who was going to commit suicide

Rollie

 

Loanshark

Ron

Cain

Cleaner, Family employee

Rose

 

James’ Secretary

Russ

Weder

Abusive boyfriend, scumbag

Sarah

White

Billy’s mom

Stan

Weaver

Rich’s dad

Stella

 

Ed Debevic’s server

Steve

Furman

School board president

Ted

 

Pool worker

Terry

Mutchler

Mueller’s Attorney

Tony

 

Limo driver in Chicago

Valerie

Carr

School Principal

Warren

Lancaster

Church pastor, child porno ring leader, suicide victim

Wes

 

Party Creations

Zeke