Full Cast of The Chosen Season 4 - Every Main Character & Actor Who Appears (Photos)

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The Chosen Jonathan Roumie and Elizabeth Tabish

Season 4 of The Chosen is set to bring back all of its main characters with a cast led by actor Jonathan Roumie.

The Chosen officially returned on February 1, with Season 4 taking a different release strategy than past installments with an extended theatrical release

Continuing the story of Jesus Christ and picking up right after the end of Season 3, The Chosen's fourth season is finally arriving on streaming with the full release schedule now confirmed.

Every Main Actor & Character in The Chosen Season 4

Jonathan Roumie - Jesus Christ

Jonathan Roumie as Jesus Christ in The Chosen
The Chosen

Jonathan Roumie's Jesus Christ is the central focus of The Chosen. The TV show centers around Jesus' everyday life with his followers as he makes his way to Jerusalem healing the sick and performing other miracles such as casting out demons and making the lame walk.

Roumie is also known for his work in Jesus Revolution and Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again.

Shahar Isaac - Simon Peter

Shahar Isaac as Simon Peter in The Chosen
The Chosen

Simon Peter is one of the most devout followers of Jesus both in the Holy Bible and in The Chosen. Played by actor Shahar Isaac, Simon began the show as a fisherman in debt to Rome before witnessing Jesus perform a miracle, which made Simon follow the Messiah. The character is also one of Jesus' 12 disciples.

Isaac can also be seen in The Good Fight and Madam Secretary.

Paras Patel - Matthew

Paras Patel as Matthew in The Chosen
The Chosen

Paras Patel's Matthew is also a disciple and loyal follower of Jesus in The Chosen. Once a tax collector, Matthew was not well-liked by many characters in the series. However, after proving himself and becoming close with Jesus and his other followers, Matthew was welcomed in and even reconnected with his estranged parents.

Since the beginning of Season 1, Matthew has been documenting the works and teachings of Jesus, which will likely later go on to become the Book of Matthew, a prominent book in the New Testament of the Bible.

Patel is also known for his roles in The DUFF and Nashville.

Elizabeth Tabish - Mary Magdalene

Elizabeth Tabish as Mary Magdalene in The Chosen
The Chosen

Mary Magdalene is one of Jesus' longest-running followers in The Chosen. In the first episode of the series, she was possessed by several demons that Jesus eventually cast out. Mary Magdalene chose to go with him after seeing what he did and who he was. 

Tabish recently warned fans that some of the upcoming episodes will be "painful" to watch, teasing that Season 4 will include a lot of emotional moments.

Tabish also played in The Shift and The Son.

Noah James - Andrew

Noah James as Andrew in The Chosen
The Chosen

Andrew is played by actor Noah James and is the brother of Simon Peter. He is also one of Jesus' disciples and spent part of Season 1 trying to tell Simon that Jesus is the Messiah. Andrew was also a student of John the Baptist and, like Simon, a fisherman.

James is also known for Shameless and Game Shakers.

George H. Xanthis - John

George H. Xanthis as John in The Chosen
The Chosen

John is another one of the twelve disciples and is played by actor George H. Xanthis. He was also a fisherman before following Jesus and finally met the Messiah alongside Simon after he spent an entire night not catching any fish.

John is the brother of Big James and the son of Zebedee and will later go on to be known as John the Revelator, the author of the Book of Revelation. He will also write the Gospel of John and the three Epistles of John in the Bible.

Xanthis is also credited in Syd2030 and Open Slather.

Abe Bueno-Jallad – Big James

Abe Bueno-Jallad as Big James in The Chosen
The Chosen

Abe Bueno-Jallad's Big James, also known as James the Great, is another disciple of Jesus and the brother of John.

Big James spent a lot of time in the show serving Jesus and traveling with him and was one of the main people to organize the crowd for Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.

Bueno-Jallad is the third actor to portray Big James in The Chosen, and the actor is also known for his roles in Lethal Weapon and Transcendence.

Jordan Walker Ross - Little James

Jordan Walker Ross as Little James in The Chosen
The Chosen

Jordan Walker Ross' Little James is yet another one of the twelve disciples and has been in the show since Episode 2 of Season 1, making him one of The Chosen's most-tenured characters.

Ross suffers from scoliosis and cerebral palsy in real life, but The Chosen writer and director Dallas Jenkins decided to write the actor's character to have a physical disability as well.

Throughout the show, the character's disability and Ross' acting have allowed for some of the most powerful moments to take place. One scene, in particular, featured Jesus talking to Little James about how no matter what someone deals with or how much or little they are able to physically do, they still have as great a purpose as everyone else.

Ross is also known for 1883 and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Giavani Cairo – Thaddeus

Giovani Cairo as Thaddeus in The Chosen
The Chosen

Thaddeus is played by actor Giavani Cairo and is another disciple of Jesus. Like Little James, the character has been a vital part of the show since the second episode.

Thaddeus formerly worked as a stonemason and was recruited by Jesus after he heard one of the Messiah's teachings. Jesus told him that he was building a kingdom stronger than any type of stone, which led to Thaddeus following him.

Cairo is also credited in 9-1-1: Lone Star and Doom Patrol.

Joey Vahedi - Thomas

Joey Vahedi as Thomas in The Chosen
The Chosen

Joey Vahedi's Thomas was first introduced in Season 1, but only made one appearance in that installment. The actor became a series regular in Season 2 when he began to follow Jesus.

In Season 3, Thomas planned to get married to Ramah, which could potentially take place in Season 4.

Vahedi is also known for his work in Lucifer and NCIS: New Orleans.

Alaa Safi – Simon the Zealot

Alaa Safi as Simon the Zealot in The Chosen
The Chosen

Alaa Safi's Simon the Zealot, also known as just Zee, was a former Zealot who is now a follower and disciple of Jesus. His brother was lame at the pool of Bethesda, and after Jesus healed him, that is when Simon the Zealot came to follow Jesus.

Safi can also be seen in The Mauritanian and Doctor Strange.

Austin Reed Alleman – Nathanael

Austin Reed Alleman as Nathanael in The Chosen
The Chosen

Nathanael is played by Austin Reed Alleman and also goes by the name Bartholomew in the Bible. He is another one of the twelve disciples but wasn't introduced in The Chosen until Season 2.

The character was born in Bethesda and went on to be an architect before meeting Jesus.

Alleman is also credited in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Mr. Robot.

Reza Diako - Philip

Reza Diako - Philip
The Chosen

Like Nathanael, Philip didn't appear in The Chosen until Season 2. Philip was formerly a student of John the Baptist but is now a follower and disciple of Jesus Christ. However, Reza Diako has not yet been featured in the show yet, as the role of Philip was recast for Season 4.

Diako is best known for his roles in Tehran and The Covenant.

Vanessa Benavente – Mother Mary

Vanessa Benavente as Mother Mary in The Chosen
The Chosen

Vanessa Benavente portrays Mother Mary in The Chosen. Not to be confused with Mary Magdalene, Mother Mary (also known as Virgin Mary) is the mother of Jesus Christ.

Benavente has also appeared in At the Gates and Hold for Applause.

Yasmine Al-Bustami – Ramah

Yasmine Al-Bustami as Ramah in The Chosen
The Chosen

Yasmine Al-Bustami's Ramah was also introduced in Season 1 but didn't become a series regular until Season 2.

However, she is now a devout follower of Jesus and helps him with his ministry. She plans to marry Thomas.

Al-Bustami is best known for her roles in Nashville and The Originals.

Luke Dimyan – Judas

Luke Dimyan as Judas in The Chosen
The Chosen

During Season 3, Luke Dimyan's Judas is a disciple of Jesus Christ, but that is all about to change. 

Viewers familiar with Jesus' life will know that Judas will soon betray Jesus for 30 pieces of silver, an action that will directly lead to the Crucifixion of Christ.

Dimyan is known for his roles in Home Invasion and Better Things.

Lara Silva – Eden

Lara Silva as Eden in The Chosen
The Chosen

Lara Silva's Eden is the wife of Simon Peter in The Chosen. Simon and Eden's marriage has often been a central plot point in the show regarding Simon's character, and viewers have been able to witness its ups and downs throughout the series' three seasons.

Silva is also credited in Dynasty, Queen of the South, and Divine Influencer.

Amber Shana Williams – Tamar

Amber Shana Williams as Tamar in The Chosen
The Chosen

Amber Shana Williams' Tamar hasn't been present in as many episodes as some of the other main characters, but she is still a major part of Jesus' ministry.

Tamar is Ethiopian and is a friend of the paralytic man that Jesus healed.

Williams is also known for her roles in Nacho and Lullaby.

Kirk B.R. Woller - Gaius

Kirk B.R. Waller as Gaius in The Chosen
The Chosen

Kirk B.R. Woller's Gaius has been a major character in The Chosen since Season 1. Gaius is one of a handful of main characters not mentioned in the Bible, but many fans believe that he is based on an unnamed Roman soldier who is mentioned.

Woller is also known for his roles in Flightplan, The X-Files, and Poseidon.

Shaan Sharma - Shmuel

Shaan Sharma as Shmuel in The Chosen
The Chosen

Shmuel is one of the Pharisees in Capernaum who studied under Nicodemus. Played by Shaan Sharma, the character first appeared early on in Season 1.

Sharma also played in 9-1-1: Lone Star and Grey's Anatomy.

Ivan Jasso- Yussif

Ivan Jasso as Yussif in The Chosen
The Chosen

Ivan Jasso's Yussif is another one of the Pharisees in Capernaum. He works closely with Shmuel and even though the Pharisees often speak out against Jesus' teachings, Yussif actually does the opposite and may even come to follow Jesus.

Jasso is also known for his roles in The Boy and the Beast, Echo 3, and The Son.

Wasim No'mani - Yanni

Wasim No'mani as Yanni in The Chosen
The Chosen

Like Yussif, Yanni is also a colleague of Shmuel. Played by Wasim No'mani, Yanni is a Pharisee in Jerusalem.

No'mani can also be seen in SEAL Team and My Haunted House.

Alessandro Colla - Jairus

Alessandro Colla as Jairus in The Chosen
The Chosen

Alessandro Colla’s Jairus is another Pharisee in The Chosen, and even though the Pharisees are against Jesus and his teachings, Jesus healed Jairus’ daughter.

Colla is also known for his roles in Vendetta and Lemmings.

Elijah Alexander - Atticus

Elijah Alexander as Atticus in The Chosen
The Chosen

Elijah Alexander’s Atticus first debuted in Season 2 of The Chosen. He is an investigator for the Roman army and works closely with Gaius and Quintus.

Alexander was also in Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Awake.

Nick Shakoour - Zebedee

Nick Shakoour as Zebedee in The Chosen
The Chosen

Zebedee is a prominent figure in The Chosen and is played by Nick Shakoour. The character is a fisherman and is the father of John and Big James. He first appeared in Episode 4 of Season 1.

Shakoour is also known for his roles in State of Affairs and Hawaii Five-O.

Demetrius Troy - Lazarus

Demetrius Troy as Lazarus in The Chosen
The Chosen

Demetrius Troy’s Lazarus is one of Jesus’ closest friends in The Chosen. Many fans are expecting Lazarus to die in Season 4, but they shouldn’t worry because he will only be gone a few days before Jesus resurrects him.

Troy is also known for Station Eleven and Utopia.

Anne Beyer - Shula

Anne Beyer as Shula in The Chosen
The Chosen

Anne Beyer portrays Shula, a blind woman from Capernaum in The Chosen. She began to follow Jesus with her friend, Barnaby, after Jesus healed their friend, Mary Magdalene, from unclean spirits.

However, Jesus also ended up healing Shula as well, curing her blindness in Episode 6 of Season 3.

Beyer is best known for her roles in S.W.A.T. and For All Mankind.

Aalok Mehta - Barnaby

Aalok Mehta as Barnaby in The Chosen
The Chosen

As previously mentioned, Aalok Mehta's Barnaby is a close friend of Shula and another follower of Jesus. He is crippled and many fans have taken a particular interest in his and Shula's story and friendship.

Like Shula, Jesus also healed Barnaby as well.

Mehta also appeared in 30 Rock, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Bones.

Brandon Potter - Quintus

Brandon Potter as Quintus in The Chosen
The Chosen

Brandon Potter's Quintus is yet another character who has played a major role in The Chosen since Season 1. Quintus is a Roman magistrate in Capernaum and the Praetor of Galilee.

Potter can also be seen in One Piece Film: Red and Little Woods.

David Amito - John the Baptist

David Amito as John the Baptist in The Chosen
The Chosen

John the Baptist is one of the most well-known figures in Christian history. His character in The Chosen, portrayed by David Amito, is also known as John the Baptizer because of how he baptizes people in the Jordan River.

It is also important to note that John the Baptist is Jesus' second cousin, as John and Jesus' mothers are first cousins.

Many fans expect John the Baptist's brutal death to be depicted in an emotional manner during Season 4. In the Bible, John's head was served on a platter to Salome, the daughter of Herodias.

Amito is best known for his roles in Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made and Stress Position.

Paul Ben-Victor - King Herod

Paul Ben-Victor in Vinyl

King Herod is the ruler of Galilee in The Chosen and will be played by Paul Ben-Victor in Season 4. His upcoming appearance will be the first time he has been featured in the series.

In the Bible, Herod controversially divorced his wife, Phasaelis, so that he could marry his half-brother's wife, Herodias. This directly led to Herodias wanting John the Baptist to be killed.

Ben-Victor is also known for his roles in The Wire, The Irishman, and Get Hard.

Nick Chinlund - Chuza

Nick Chinlund as Chuza in The Chosen Season 4
Nick Chinlund

Nick Chinlund takes on the role of Chuza in The Chosen Season 4 premiere, who is Herod's household manager.

He finds himself in a predicament with his marriage at the start of the season, as his wife, Joanna, is no longer staying around their home now that Chuza has found himself a mistress.

Chinlund is perhaps best known for his voiceover work, providing the voice of Sportsmaster on Young Justice.

Amy Bailey - Joanna

Amy Bailey as Joanna in The Chosen
Amy Bailey

Joanna, Chuza's wife, is played by Amy Bailey, who has been paying visits to John the Baptist in prison.

She is thrown for a loop in the Season 4 premiere when she discovers that John is to be executed, sending her on a hurried expedition to Capernaum.

Bailey is also known for playing Princess Kwenthrith in Vikings.

Tony Amendola - Zechariah

Tony Amendola as Zechariah in The Chosen Season 4
Tony Amendola

Tony Amendola plays Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist. He briefly appears alongside his wife in an opening flashback to before John's birth alongside his wife, Elizabeth.

Amendola has previously starred in the video games Starfield and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, as well as the Season 7 finale of 911.

K Callan - Elizabeth

K Callan as Elizabeth in The Chosen Season 4
K Callan

Elizabeth is portrayed by K Callan, who reunites with her cousin Mary at the start of Season 4, Episode 1. The two share joy in their pregnancies, with Elizabeth relaying to Mary about Zechariah's encounter with the angel Gabriel.

Callan has had a varied career on-screen. She played Ma Kent on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, in addition to collaborating with director Rian Johnson twice with Knives Out and Poker Face

Briar Nolet - Salome

Briar Nolet as Salome in The Chosen Season 4

Briar Nolet takes on the role of Salome, a dancer who is put through the wringer when introduced in the fourth season's premiere. Salome is preparing for a performance for Herod, which would lead to her receiving anything she wants from him if the display is good enough.

Nolet has previously appeared in Zombies 3 and auditioned for Season 4 of Canada's Got Talent

Season 4 of The Chosen premiered on Sunday, June 2, with new episodes dropping twice a week.

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- About The Author: Nathan Johnson
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