The Atypical season 3 cast includes numerous familiar faces, and here's where you've seen them before. Created by Robia Rashid, the Netflix series follows an autistic teenager who learns to better understand himself, and how to effectively deal with external noise. Atypical season 3 premiered on November 1, 2019.
Atypical mostly focuses on the experiences of protagonist Sam Gardner, but also provides a commentary about communication between neurotypicals. In Atypical season 3, Sam leaves home for college and struggles to keep up in class, and with his personal relationships as well. The new group of episodes show how the collective characters prioritize the most important individuals in their lives.
The Atypical season 3 cast includes all the main players from the first two seasons, and introduces some key guest stars that shape Sam's worldview in college. Here's a cast and character guide for Atypical season 3 on Netflix.
Atypical Season 3 Main Cast
Keir Gilchrist as Sam Gardner: An autistic teenager who learns to manage perceived obstacles. Keir Gilchrist delivered a breakout performance as Marshall Gregson in United States of Tara, and starred in the main cast for It Follows.
Jennifer Jason Leigh as Elsa Gardner: Sam’s mother. The daughter of actor Vic Morrow and screenwriter Barbara Turner, Jennifer Jason Leigh starred as Hedra Carlson in Single White Female and received an Oscar nomination for portraying Daisy Domergue in The Hateful Eight.
Michael Rapaport as Doug Gardner: Sam’s father. Michael Rapaport is best known for starring in the ‘90s films True Romance, Deep Blue Sea, and Higher Learning. He’s also known for portraying Danny Hanson in the Fox series Boston Public.
Brigette Lundy-Paine as Casey Gardner: Sam’s sister. Brigette Lundy-Paine has appeared in The Glass Castle and Downsizing. She’s part of the main cast for the upcoming film Bill & Ted Face the Music.
Graham Rogers as Evan Chapin: Casey’s understanding and supportive boyfriend who trains to be an EMT. Graham Rogers starred as Caleb Haas in ABC’s Quantico and currently has a recurring role as Smitty in Showtime’s Ray Donovan. He also plays Jude in Netflix’s The Kominsky Method.
Atypical Season 3 Recurring Cast And Guest Stars
Nik Dodani as Zahid Raja: A charismatic teenager who “un-homies” Sam but also provides timely advice. Nik Dodani portrayed Pat Patel in CBS’ Murphy Brown reboot and Danny Khan in Escape Room.
Jenna Boyd as Paige Hardaway: Sam’s first sexual partner who has extreme road rage. Jenna Boyd is best known for roles in The Missing, The Hunted, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
Fivel Stewart as Izzie: Casey’s crush-turned-girlfriend. The younger sister of actor Booboo Stewart, Fivel Stewart portrayed Ella in Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft.
Amy Okuda as Julia Sasaki: Sam’s former therapist. Amy Okuda starred as Tinkerbella in the YouTube series The Guild. She currently has a recurring role on NBC’s The Good Place.
Eric McCormack as Professor Shinerock: Sam’s Art professor. Eric McCormack starred as Will Fuller in NBC’s Will & Grace and Grant MacLaren in Travelers.
Sara Gilbert as Professor Judd: Sam’s Ethics professor. Sara Gilbert is best known as Darlene Conner from Roseanne and The Conners.
Rachel Redleaf as Beth Chapin: Evan’s sister. Rachel Redleaf portrayed Mama Cass in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Graham Phillips as Nate: Izzie’s boyfriend who receives a milkshake to the face, courtesy of Casey. Graham Phillips portrayed Zach Florrick in The Good Wife, Nick St. Clair in Riverdale, and Austin in Blockers.
Allie Rae Treharne as Gretchen: Zahid's almost-wife. Allie Rae Treharne portrayed Hope in the 2018 miniseries Youth & Consequences.
Angel Laketa Moore as Megan: Doug's love interest. Angel Laketa Moore portrayed Nurse Dawn Archer in ER.
Marietta Melrose as Evelyn: Sam's collegiate classmate. Marietta Melrose portrayed Detective Conner in Chosen Kin Origins: New Breed.
Kimmy Gatewood as Coach Crowley: Casey's athletic advisor. Kimmy Gatewood plays Stacey Beswick in GLOW.
Jeffrey Rosenthal as Bob: Sam's co-worker with marital issues. Atypical is Jeffrey Rosenthal's only on-camera acting credit.
Niles Fitch as Lacrosse Sam: Sam's collegiate classmate. Niles Fitch portrays Randall in This Is Us.
Nina Ameri as Luisa: One of Elsa's friends. Nina Ameri portrayed an FBI agent in Rush Hour.