THIS IS US Adds Carl Lumbly, Rachel Naomi Hilson & Akira Akbar

Carl Lumbly

This Is Us has cast Carl Lumbly, Rachel Naomi Hilson and Akira Akbar.

Lumbly will play Beth’s (Susan Kelechi Watson) father as we learn more about the early life of Randall’s wife. Rachel Naomi Harris and Akira Akbar will play teenage and child Beth respectively.

The two will make their first appearance in the Feb. 19 episode titled “Our Little Island Girl” alongside Lumbly which will focus on Beth’s backstory. 

Produced by 20th Century Fox TV, This is Us is executive produced by creator Fogelman, Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Ken Olin, Charlie Gogolak and Jess Rosenthal.