The Handmaid’s Tale, a series adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood. It stars Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel and many more.
With the powerful storyline, The Handmaid’s Tale won eight Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Series, also a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. The series feature brilliant stars, In this article, we will take you inside the lives of your favourite characters.
Elisabeth Moss (June Osborne)
Elisabeth Moss is a legendary star known for her work in The West Wing, Mad Men, Top of the Lake, Get Him to the Greek, Us, The Square, The Children’s Hour, The Invisible Man and many more. She is the recipient of two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
Yvonne Strahovski (Serena Joy Waterford)
Yvonne Strahovski appeared as Serena Joy Waterford, Fred’s wife who was a former conservative cultural activist. For her performance in the Hulu drama series The Handmaid’s Tale, she has received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Other than this, her popular work includes Chuck, The Guilt Trip, Dexter, Killer Elite, The Predator, and many more.
Ann Dowd (Aunt Lydia)
Ann Dowd starred as Aunt Lydia who was in charge of overseeing the Handmaids in their sexual reeducation and duties. Before this, she has played several supporting roles in Green Card, Garden State, Marley and Me, Captain Fantastic, Hereditary, Compliance, and The Leftovers. She is the recipient of Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Joseph Fiennes (Fred Waterford)
Joseph Fiennes starred as Commander Fred Waterford and for his role he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He is a fine actor famously known for portraying the role of William Shakespeare in Shakespeare in Love and got nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. Fiennes is married to Maria Dolorez Dieguez and they are blessed with two daughters, Sam and Isabel.
Max Minghella (Nick Blaine)
Max Minghella starred as commander Nick Blaine in The Handmaid’s Tale series. He is famous for his roles in Bee Season, Art School Confidential, The Social Network, The Internship and many others.
Alexis Bledel (Dr. Emily Malek)
Alexis Bledel has worked in many successful projects and she has been recognized widely for her work in Gilmore Girls, Emily Malek, Sin City, Post Grad, and Tuck Everlasting. For her work, she has received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.
Madeline Brewer (Janine Lindo)
Madeline Brewer has been part of many great projects and her work has been appreciated in projects like Orange is the New Black, Hemlock Grove and Cam.
Samira Wiley (Moira Strand)
Samira Wiley’s role of Moira Strand won her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Other than this, she is recognized for her work in Nerve, The Sitter, Social Animals, Night on Earth, and many more. Wiley got engaged to writer Lauren Morelli and they tied the knot in 2017.
Fans and followers of The Handmaid’s Tale series were pretty upset at the end of the third season but the good news is season 4 is premiering in 2021. Are you excited for the upcoming season of The Handmaid’s Tale? Do share with us.