Austin Smith as Luke in Kindred | FX
"Luke," portrayed by Austin Smith, is an enslaved foreman on the Weylin plantation. Though his elevated position affords him a level of some authority, the single father of son Nigel, is not spared personal loss or Tom Weylin’s unpredictable intentions.
Austin Smith has appeared on HBO's Random Acts of Flyness, Netflix’s Russian Doll, and NBC’s New Amsterdam. He was an original Broadway cast member of Hamilton and starred in the world premiere of Martyna Majok's Sanctuary City at New York Theatre Workshop.
David Alexander Kaplan
as Rufus Weylin
Desperate for companionship, and at times life-saving help, he extends a long reach to find it.
Head of the plantation cookhouse and the last enslaved holdover from the previous owner.