The new Frybread Face and Me film streaming on Netflix includes over 10 main cast members.
The coming-of-age drama follows a San Diego child sent to visit his Navajo grandmother on the Arizona reservation for the summer, forging a meaningful connection with his cousin during the stay.
Frybread Face and Me premiered at South by Southwest and screened at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival before ultimately debuting on Netflix on November 24 following a limited theatrical release.
Directed and written by Billy Luther, Frybread Face and Me features a cast including Keir Tallman, Charley Hogan, Sarah H. Natani, Martin Sensmeier, and Kahara Hodges.
Every Main Actor & Character in Netflix's Frybread Face and Me
Keir Tallman - Benny
Keir Tallman is a child actor with previous acting credits in Walker: Independence and the short film, Remember.
Benny is one of the leading characters in Frybread Face and Me, going to Arizona for the summer on a path of self-discovery and appreciation for his family.
Charley Hogan - Frybread Face
This is Charley Hogan's first acting credit as Frybread Face or "Fry" for short. She is the cousin of Benny who lives on the Arizona Reservation.
Their relationship is at the heart of the movie and the reason for the title of Frybread Face and Me.
Sarah H. Natani - Grandma
Sarah H. Natani doesn't have any major acting credits before Frybread Face and Me but will be in a supporting role as Grandma.
She's the grandmother of the leading two cousins and plays a part in Benny's appreciation of his heritage.
Martin Sensmeier - Marvin
Martin Sensmeier is best known for his roles in the film The Magnificent Seven and the television series, Yellowstone, and its prequel, 1883, showcasing his versatility as an actor in both blockbuster movies and popular TV dramas.
Marvin is a farmer and bull rider in Frybread Face and Me on the Arizona reservation where Benny visits.
Kahara Hodges - Aunt Lucy
Kahara Hodges has previously been seen in one episode of the TV series, Rutherford Falls. She was also in the "One World" music video which featured the Navajo tribe that is also present in Frybread Face and Me.
Morningstar Angeline - Ann
Morningstar Angeline has had appearances in Outer Range and Seeds.
Angeline is a Navajo, Chippewa, Blackfeet, Shoshone, and Latin actor and filmmaker now taking on the role of Ann in Frybread Face and Me.
Leilani Taliaferro - Ida
Prior to Frybread Face and Me, Leilani Taliaferro has been seen in Klown Forever and one episode of the TV series, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Nasheen Sleuth - Aunt Sharon
Nasheen Sleuth has been in a few other projects such as Fukry and Chasing the Light.
In Frybread Face and Me, Sleuth plays Aunt Sharon to Benny as he learns more about his family on the Arizona reservation.
Jeremiah Bitsui - Uncle Roger
Jeremiah Bitsui has been seen in several TV shows like Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Dark Winds, and an episode of Yellowstone.
Uncle Roger plays an important role in the journey of Benny and Fry as they grow a strong friendship over the course of the summer.
Nataani Nez Means - Frank
Prior to playing Frank in Frybread Face and Me, Nataani Nez Means has been in a few films, including Cowboy Up and Drunktown's Finest.
Sunny Dooley - Navajo Doctor
Sunny Dooley was raised on the Navajo reservation and won the Miss Navajo Nation title in 1982. In addition to her achievements in preserving Navajo traditions, she plays the doctor in Frybread Face and Me.
Frybread Face and Me is streaming now on Netflix.