Have you heard about the recent super hit drama series Yellowstone? If not, I am going to tell you all the about the series and why you should miss it out. I am also going to introduce you to the amazing top tier cast that has played the lead roles in the TV series.
Yellowstone: World’s Largest Ranch
The TV series Yellowstone belongs to the genre of crime and historical neo Western country drama and revolves around a countryside rural family living on the Western borders of the United States. They live on a contiguous area and own the biggest ranch in the United States. The ranch has disputed borders and so they fight and confront the ones who pose them threats.
Will it Slip Out of the Dutton’s Hands?
The family is called the Dutton’s. There are conflicts and fights in the series that the Duttons get involved in very often. They are threatened by the native Indian reservations living on the bordering areas, land developers and land grabbing companies.
The Series Has Been Well Rated
So how do like the theme idea? You are going to like the drama for sure if you like crime action drama series. The drama series received an approval rating of 51% on the Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 5.82 out 10. On Meta critic the series has a rating of 54 out of 100 based on 28 critical reviews. Also, the Yellowstone Merchandise has become very popular among the fans, particularly the outerwear.
OK, so let’s talk about the cast and main characters. The cast is top quality and handpicked to do the roles they are doing the series and it very big too, with many character being recurring.
The Top Characters from Yellowstone are…
The main characters come from the fictional Dutton family which the plot centers on. The Duttons include John Dutton, Kayce Dutton, Beth Dutton, Jamie Dutton, Rip Wheeler, Monica Long Dutton, Tate Dutton, Jimmy Dutton, Jimmy Hurdstrom, Dan Jenkins, Chief Thomas Rainwater, Ryan Colby, etc.
Now I’m going to take you through all the characters along with their actors one by one.
1) John Dutton – head of the Dutton family
Played by the very talented legendary Hollywood actor Kevin Costner, John Dutton is the one who controls and owns the largest ranch of America. Dutton is the sixth generation of the family of ranchers that have lived on the ranch for a very long time.
John’s ancestors have seen the ups and downs, have gone through thick and thin and have maintained possession of the family ranch for centuries. They kept it safe from any intruders. Now it’s upon John Dutton to safeguard the family property.
John married Evelyn Dutton and started his family. He has four children Lee, Jamie, Beth and Kayce, and one grandson called Tate. John was diagnosed with cancer and went for a surgery. After the death of his wife he began love affair with his childhood friend Lynelle Perry. He likes hunting and fishing in his spare time.
Kevin Costner the Legend
Kevin Costner has played the character phenomenally well, and he has literally lived the character. He is an American actor, director and filmmaker and he was born in January 1955 in California, United States of America.
He has appeared in several movies and drama series some of which include Sizzle Beach, The Untouchables, No Way Out, Dances with Wolves, The Bodyguard, etc.
2) Beth Dutton – The Eldest of Children
Beth or Bethany Dutton is the eldest of all children and the only daughter of John Dutton and Evelyn Dutton. The character is played by the super gorgeous British actor Kelly Reilly. Beth Dutton is a banker and was the first child of the Duttons. She grew up with her three brothers on the same ranch.
Her mother passed away when she was very young while they were riding on the horse. Her mother fell off the horse and before Beth could get help she was dead. Beth always found herself liking the orphan boy that lived with them at the ranch who was given refuge by their father after he found him lost.
She went through severe depression after her mother died, the depression was mainly out of guilt that she let her mother die and could do nothing to save her. Also, she got pregnant once and asked her brother to get her to the hospital for an abortion not telling father about the pregnancy.
The Ravishing Kelly Reilly
Kelly Reilly was born in July 1977 in Chessington, England. She is famous for her movies and drama series like After Miss Juliet, John’s Glasses, The London Cuckolds, Piano, Pride and Prejudice, Mrs Henderson Presents, Me and Orson Welles, Sherlock Holmes, Triage, True Detective, etc.
3) Jamie Dutton – The Adopted Child
Jamie was adopted by the Duttons when he was just three months old. He was born to Garrett and Phyllis Mary Randall. His father beat his mother to death and he nowhere to go so John and his wife Evelyn Dutton adopted him.
Jamie is a very responsible and caring man who has always supported his father John and the family against all odds.
Jamie Dutton’s older brother Lee died while defending the ranch in a feud with the Broken Rock Indian Reservation people. It was Jamie who took Beth for an abortion while she was pregnant and wanted to keep it secret from her father.
Jamie fell in love with his assistant and Secretary Christina and what had started off as a professional relationship turned into an intimate one with time. However things changed the business saw a loss and as it declined their relationship declined too.
Later Christina told Jamie that she was pregnant with his baby and that he could either come with her or stay with the Dutton family whom she hated.
West Bentley as Jamie Dutton
The character of Jamie is played by West Cook Bentley, an American actor best known for his blockbuster films like American Beauty which got him nominated for a BAFTA award, Ghost Rider, The Four Feathers, Pete’s Dragon, My Big Break, etc.
4) Monica Dutton – The Daughter in Law
Monica Dutton Long is the granddaughter of an Indian reservation group elder Felix Long. Monia is a teacher by profession and is married to Kayce Dutton the only living son of John and Evelyn Dutton (Jamie Dutton is adopted). Monica is played by KesleyAsbille a famous Indian American actress.
Monica Dutton had lived in the Northern areas for centuries and she’s a native Indian. She grew up on the ranch herself and had one brother Robert. Her grandfather worked and lived on the ranch. She married Kayce Dutton.
Monica’s brother Robert got into a deadly fight with Lee, Kyace’s brother, once and Kayce had to interfere to stop the fight but to no avail. Robert shot Lee and was about to take his life when Kayce shot him and killed him on the spot. Later her found out that Lee could not survive the deadly shot and had succumbed to it.
Her marriage took a turn after the fight between Kayce and her brother Robert, but things smoothened out afterwards when both Kayce and Monica decided to give their marriage another try.
The Beautiful Kelsey Asbille Chow
Kelsey Asbille Chow is an American actress who was born in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. Kelsey is famous for her roles in various American drama series and movies. Her famous works include My Sweet Misery, The Amazing Spiderman, Run, Found Footage, Full of Grace, Chicago Sanitation, Wind River, Fargo, etc.
5) Rip Wheeler – The Adopted Ranch Hand
Rip Wheeler is a cowboy, or ranch man and takes care of the Duttons’ ranch. The character is played by Cole Hauser, a famous American actor.
Rip Wheeler was brought up near Mile City, on a local pig farm. His father had killed his mother and his brother, however he was able to survive somehow and John Dutton then allowed him shelter at the ranch. Ever since he has been living and working at the farm.
Rip has a soft corner for the daughter of the Duttons, Bethany, and she too loves him. There has always been mutual attraction between the two. Apart from that he has a rival called Walker, who is a helper at the ranch and Rip himself invited him to the ranch.
The Very Handsome Cole Hauser
Cole Kenneth Hauser is an American actor. He was born in Santa Barbara in California, USA. He has appeared in many blockbuster movie series and TV drama serials. His works include films like A Good Day to Diehard, Transcendence, Olympus Has Fallen, The Cave, 2 Fast to Furious, etc.
Yellowstone Outfits: Super Cool as the Cast…
The drama series has gone to become one of the most successful series in the recent times and the lovers of Western country rural drama series have thoroughly enjoyed the show. The cast has been praised for their acting and dialogue delivery skills. Also, the scene sequencing, and visual effects are pretty commendable.
Apart from all that the drama has also been quite popular for the Yellowstone shop, and people have gone crazy for the famous stunning jackets and coats featured in the series. Among them are the outfits worn by Kelly Reilly, Kevin Costner, West Bentley and others. Order you favorite ones now and avail huge discounts!