Parenthood is an American television drama series on NBC that tells the story of the Braverman family, which consists of an older couple, their four children, and their families. The series is loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title (following the 1990–91 TV series, which also aired on NBC, which debuted 20 years ago to the series).


Parenthood is set in Berkeley, California and revolves around the Braverman family covering three generations. It features patriarch Zeek Braverman and matriarch Camille Braverman, and the families of their four children Adam, Sarah, Crosby, and Julia. Adam is married to Kristina and has three children – Haddie, Max, and Nora. Sarah is divorced from Seth Holt and has two children – Amber and Drew. Crosby marries Jasmine in Season 3 and has two children – Jabbar and Aida. Julia is married to Joel and has two children – Sydney and their adopted son Victor.


Main Cast

Actor Character
Peter Krause Adam Braverman
Lauren Graham Sarah Braverman
Dax Shepard Crosby Braverman
Monica Potter Kristina Braverman
Erika Christensen Julia Braverman-Graham
Sam Jaeger Joel Graham
Savannah Paige Rae Sydney Graham
Sarah Ramos Haddie Braverman
Max Burkholder Max Braverman
Joy Bryant Jasmine Trussell-Braverman
Miles Heizer Drew Holt
Mae Whitman Amber Holt
Bonnie Bedelia Camille Braverman
Craig T. Nelson Zeek Braverman
Tyree Brown Jabbar Trussell-Braverman
Xolo Mariduena Victor Graham

Recurring Cast

Actor Character
Darin Heames / John Corbett Seth Holt
Marguerite Moreau Katie
Mike O'Malley Jim Kazinsky
Eduardo Rioseco Damian
Tom Amandes Dr. Pelikan
Phil Abrams Phil Lessing
Amanda Foreman Suze Lessing
Erinn Hayes Racquel
Asher Brook Steve Williams
Minka Kelly Gaby
Tina Lifford Renee Trussell
Jason Ritter Mark Cyr
William Baldwin Gordon Flint
Michael B. Jordan Alex
Richard Dreyfuss Gilliam T. Blount
Rosa Salazar Zoe DeHaven
Skyler Day Amy Ellis
D. B. Woodside Dr. Joe Prestridge
Alexandra Daddario Rachel
Mia and Ella Allan Nora Braverman
Jonathan Tucker Bob Little
Courtney Ford Lily
Ray Romano Hank Rizzoli
Rose Abdoo Gwen Chambers
Kurt Fuller Dr. Bedsloe
Courtney Grosbeck Ruby Rizzoli
Matt Lauria Ryan York
Betsy Brandt Sandy
Josh Stamberg Carl Fletcher
Sonya Walger Meredith Peet
David Denman Ed Brooks
Jurnee Smollett-Bell Heather Hall
Lyndon Smith Natalie
Tyson Ritter Oliver Rome
Ally Ioannides Dylan Jones


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