With the town of Stars Hollows being known for its quirky and memorable characters, many fans of Gilmore Girls have been wondering which characters will be returning in the upcoming Netflix revival.

EW was able to confirm that 37 characters will be returning when the revival airs. With recent news of Melissa McCarthy finally signing on to join the cast, fans have many reasons to be excited. Below are the 37 characters, not including Lorelei (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel), the Gilmore girls themselves.

  1. Sookie St. James (Melissa McCarthy)
  2. Emily Gilmore (Kelly Bishop)
  3. Luke Danes (Scott Patterson)
  4. Lane Kim (Keiko Agena).
  5. Kirk Gleason (Sean Gunn)
  6. Michel Gerard (Yanic Truesdale)
  7. Paris Geller (Liza Weil)
  8. Logan Huntzberger (Matt Czuchry)
  9. Jess Mariano (Milo Ventimiglia)
  10. Dean Forester (Jared Padalecki)
  11. Taylor Doose (Michael Winters)
  12. Babette Dell (Sally Struthers)
  13. Mrs. Kim (Emily Kuroda)
  14. Christopher Hayden (David Sutcliffe)
  15. Gypsy (Rose Abdoo)
  16. Doyle McMaster (Danny Strong)
  17. Andrew (Mike Gandolfi)
  18. April Nardini (Vanessa Marano)
  19. Headmaster Charleston (Dakin Matthews)
  20. Reverend Skinner (Jim Jansen)
  21. Zack Van Gerbig (Todd Lowe)
  22. Gil (Sebastian Bach)
  23. Drella, Miss Celine (Alex Borstein)
  24. Bootsy (Brian Tarantina)
  25. Brian Fuller (John Cabrera)
  26. Miss Patty (Liz Torres)
  27. Sophie Bloom (Carole King)
  28. Jackson Belleville (Jackson Douglas)
  29. Town Troubadour (Grant Lee Phillips)
  30. Paul Anka (Sparky)
  31. Caesar (Aris Alvarado)
  32. Finn (Tanc Sade)
  33. Robert Grimaldi (Nick Holmes)
  34. Colin McCrae (Alan Loayza)
  35. Morey Dell (Ted Rooney)
  36. Tom (Biff Yeager)
  37. Mitchum Huntzberger (Gregg Henry)

Notably missing is Edward Herrmann, who played Lorelei’s father Richard Gilmore. Herrmann passed away a little over a year ago in December of 2014. He will be missed.




If you include our two girls, that adds up to a whopping 39 confirmed characters set to return.

Were there any missing characters you want to see on the Netflix return? What do you think of the cast so far? Let us know in the comments below.


Images via Warner Bros.

  • KryptoTSD

    I liked the episode with Christiane Amanpour…