NBC is rolling out a new procedural drama series called Found on October 3, 2023. The cast is led by Shanola Hampton, and the show follows a crisis management team as they track down missing people. Get to know the full main cast below, including Shanola Hampton, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Kelli Williams, Brett Dalton, Gabrielle Walsh, Arlen Escarpeta and Karan Oberoi. Read on for that info, plus plot details.
Who’s in the Cast of NBC’s Found?
Shanola Hampton as Gabi Mosely
Shanola Hampton is an actress who is recognized for her main role in Shameless from 2011-2021. In 2022, Shanola guested on an episode of The Neighborhood. Prior to this, Hampton’s credits include guest spots on shows like Reba and Strong Medicine, as well as films such as You Again and Forever. Since 2000, the 46-year-old has been married to husband Daren Dukes with whom she has two children. In addition to leading the cast of Found, Shanola is serving as a producer.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Sir
Mark-Paul Gosselaar rose to fame on Saved by the Bell as Zack Morris. He reprised this role in Saved by the Bell: The College Years, Saved by the Bell: The New Class, as well as in the 2020 sequel series Saved by the Bell. Other TV credits include Raising the Bar, Franklin & Bash, Pitch, Mixed-ish, The Passage, and most recently, a few episodes of Will Trent. Gosselaar has been married twice. He married Lisa Ann Russell in 1996; they divorced in 2011. In 2012, he married Catriona McGinn. Mark-Paul has two kids from his first marriage, and two from his second.
Kelli Williams as Margaret Reed
Kelli Williams appeared on The Practice, Lie to Me and Army Wives. She is also an accomplished director, having directed episodes of series such as Big Sky, All American and Sweet Magnolias. The 53-year-old was married to husband Ajay Sahgal from 1996-2017, with whom she has three children. Their names are Sarame, Kiran and Ravi. Recently, her daughter Sarame graduated from Bard College.
Brett Dalton as Mark Trent
Brett Dalton is an American actor who appeared in Agents of SHIELD, for which he won a Teen Choice Award. Found is not Brett’s first experience with an NBC show. He held a recurring role from 2021-2022 on the hit series Chicago Fire. Additionally, Dalton starred in a few films on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries – Cooking with Love, Once Upon a Christmas Miracle, Just My Type and One December Night. He has one daughter with ex-wife Melissa Trn (they were married from 2015-2019).
Gabrielle Walsh as Lacey Quinn
Gabrielle Walsh is an actress of mixed African-American and Irish descent. Walsh is known for her roles in films such as The Hive and Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones. Her resume also includes a variety of recurring roles on television shows like The Vampire Diaries, Shameless, East Los High and 9-1-1. Gabrielle has a daughter named Layla, who recently began attending college.
Arlen Escarpeta as Zeke Wallace
Arlen Escarpeta starred in the biopic Whitney, portraying Bobby Brown. He also guested on episodes of Law & Order: SVU, The Secret Circle, NCIS and SWAT. Escarpeta recurred on I Am The Night and The Magicians, and was a main cast member on American Dreams. Another film fans will know Arlen from is 2014’s Into the Storm. The 42-year-old is a Belizean-American actor and was married from 2011-2012 to Benita Krista Nall.
Karan Oberoi as Dhan Rana
Karan Oberoi kicked off his acting career with a guest star role on the TV series The Border. From there, Oberoi booked guest spots on shows such as Castle, The Blacklist, Westworld and Notorious. He is perhaps best known for his roles on The Flash, Counterpart and Roswell New Mexico. Karan also appeared in films like Mapplethorpe, Displacement and The Last Supper. He’s from Brampton, Ontario.
What is the show about?
Brilliant recovery specialist Gabi Mosely (Shanola Hampton) and her team are dedicated to finding America’s missing and forgotten people. They’ll stop at nothing to solve these cases because for them, it’s personal – every member of the team has firsthand experience with a mysterious disappearance. But Gabi has a chilling secret of her own that could unravel everything…she’s got her childhood kidnapper locked up in the basement, helping her crack every case.
Catch the premiere of Found on Tuesday, October 3 at 10/9c, on NBC.
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