Meet the Cast

Niecy Nash as Desna Simms


The owner of the salon, a gangster stuck in a moll's body, a discerning curator of the female oddities who make up her crew. Desna will throw down and fight to the death but also eats Lean Cuisines and worries about getting fat.

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Carrie Preston as Polly


A mild-mannered preppy who works as a manicurist at the nail salon. Polly has recently been released from prison, where she did time for identity theft on seniors. Beneath that southern gentility beats the heart of a con artist and master manipulator.

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Karrueche Tran as Virginia


Our troubled ingénue, in a strippery kind of way. What you see first in Virginia - the bored hotness, the attitude, the bluster - disguises her truth, which is that she’s desperately looking for a place to belong.

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Jenn Lyon as Jennifer


Desna's best friend and co-worker, a hard woman with a filthy sense of humor, used to be wild but has settled down a lot. Tenuously sober, loves her kids more than anything but sometimes feels trapped.

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Judy Reyes as Quiet Ann


A woman of few words, an enigma who discovered women in prison and discovered is an understatement - mastered is more like it. Now her thing is macking bored Florida housewives and being Desna’s driver and muscle when necessary.

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Dean Norris as Uncle Daddy


A larger than life, dangerous, deeply Catholic bisexual who runs go-go joints up and down the Gulf Coast. He raised Roller and Bryce when their father was shot. This is a man who lives his numerous contradictions right out in the open.

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Harold Perrineau as Dean


Desna’s autistic brother, a male Blanche Dubios, a hothouse flower and budding outsider artist who lives in a hermetically sealed world maintained by his loving, overprotective sister.

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Jack Kesy as Roller


A gangstered-out redneck who runs his uncle’s barely legal pain clinic and uses Desna's nail salon to launder their obscene profits. A swaggering man-beast who thinks he owns the world; Roller's outrageous lifestyle just might be his downfall.

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Kevin Rankin as Bryce


Jennifer’s husband, also tenuously sober, Roller’s less flashy older brother, an abundance coach and motivational speaker with 37 dollars in his bank account.

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Jason Antoon as Dr. Ken Brickman


A bona fide doctor with a decidedly un-bona fide job, working at Uncle Daddy’s illicit drug clinic.

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Suleka Mathew as Arlene Branch


Suleka Mathew will play Arlene Branch, a tough sexy cop who enters into a risky relationship with Quiet Ann. 

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Evan Daigle as Toby


Toby is Uncle Daddy’s right-hand man and favorite boy toy.

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