Meet The Cast of 'Minx' on HBO Max

If you're a fan of comedy, history, period dramas, and the equality of the sexes, the Minx on HBO Max is the show for you. Across 10 episodes, the series follows the story of feminist writer Joyce who teams up with low-rent publisher Doug to create the first-ever female erotic magazine.

Set in the 1970s, Minx takes place in the world of second-wave feminism and wider social and cultural change. Through the eyes of Joyce, audiences get a glimpse into how the world was really changing for women.

So, who stars in the hilarious comedy-drama? Newsweek has everything you need to know.

Meet The Cast of Minx on HBO Max

Joyce — Ophelia Lovibond

Ophelia Lovibond leads the cast of Minx as Joyce, an aspiring writer who has the ultimate dream of publishing her own female-focused magazine.

However, when she crosses paths with publisher Doug, her idea for her women's magazine changes entirely, in the long run, for the better.

Lovibond is an English actress, best known for her role as Carina in Guardians of the Galaxy and Izzy Gould in W1A.

She is also known for playing Kitty Winter in CBS's Elementary.

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Jake Johnson as Doug and Ophelia Lovibond as Joyce in Minx on HBO Max Katrina Marcinowski

Doug — Jake Johnson

New Girl's Jake Johnson is unrecognizable in his role as adult film and magazine publisher, Doug.

In Minx, Doug teams up with Joyce to create the first erotic magazine for women, bringing all of his adult magazine experience and the team at Bottom Dollar Up to the table.

Aside from New Girl, Johnson is best known for playing Peter B. Parker/Spider-Man in the Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He will reprise the role in the upcoming sequel, Spider-Man; Across the Spider-Verse.

His other well-known credits include Get Him to the Greek, Let's Be Cops, The Mummy, and Jurassic World. Most recently, he starred in ABC's Stumptown as Greyson 'Grey' McConnell.

Tina — Idara Victor

Idra Victor stars as Tina in Minx, Doug's assistant and the low-key runner of Bottom Dollar Up.

Victor is best known for playing Nina in Rizzoli & Isles and Abigail in Turn: Washington's Spies.

Her other credits include Mad Men, Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy, and Castle.

Richie — Oscar Montoya

Oscar Montoya takes on the role of Richie, the photographer for Minx.

Montoya is an up-and-coming actor, comedian, writer, and dancer. He is also the host of three different podcasts: Spanish Aquí Presents, Inside the Disney Vault, and Podcast Killed the Video Star.

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Oscar Montoya, Jessica Lowe, Idara Victor, Jake Johnson in Minx on HBO Max HBO MAX

Bambi — Jessica Lowe

Jessica Lowe plays the role of Bambi, a model and adult movie star who works for Doug.

When she meets Joyce, she decides she wants to be behind the camera for once and contribute to the magazine and Joyce gives her the opportunity of a lifetime.

Lowe is best known for her role as Ginger in Blended, Florence from Wrecked, and Lindy Lissons from The Righteous Gemstones.

Shelly — Lennon Parham

Lennon Parham takes on the role of Shelly in Minx, Joyce's older, married sister.

Despite her status as a married mother, in contrast to Joyce, Shelly is much more liberal in her attitudes to sex, and her knowledge and experience, help shape Joyce's magazine.

Parham is best known for her career in improvisational comedy and has been behind some of the biggest shows in television including NBC's Best Friends Forever and USA network's Playing House.

She is also well known for her role as Karen Collins in Veep, Kay Bowman in Bless This Mess, and Liz Flemming in Schooled.

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Lennon Parham and Ophelia Lovibond as Shelly and Joyce in Minx on HBO Max. HBO

Glenn — Michael Angarano

Michael Angarano stars as Glenn in Minx, Joyce's ex-boyfriend.

Angarano is best known for his role as Nicky in This Is Us, a role for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination as an Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2019.

Mix fans may also recognize Angarano from the films Sky High, Haywire, Sun Dogs, and The English Teacher.

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Michael Angarano as Glenn in Minx on HBO Max HBO

Other cast members in Minx include:

  • Alicia Hannah-Kim as Wendy Mah
  • Amy Landecker as Bridget Westbury
  • Gillian Jacobs as Maggie
  • Austin Nichols as Billy "The Goat" Brunson
  • Rich Sommer as Lenny
  • Taylor Zakhar Perez as Shane

Minx airs Thursdays on HBO Max.