Ryan Kwanten as Thomas Weylin in Kindred | FX

Ryan Kwanten

Thomas Weylin

Owner and master of the tobacco farm that has been in his family for generations, Tom, portrayed by Ryan Kwanten, is hardworking and ambitious but disappointed by his current lot in life. Weathered by heavy drinking and heartbreak, he’s capable of harsh cruelty and feared by both the slaves on his farm and the family in his home.

Career Highlights

In addition to starring in FX’s drama series Kindred, Ryan Kwanten will also be seen opposite Dolph Lundgren and Mickey Rourke in the upcoming feature Section 8 for AMC+. Prior to this, he starred in the Blumhouse/Facebook Watch series Sacred Lies opposite Juliette Lewis and the Amazon anthology series THEM from Lena Waithe, which debuted at SXSW to win the Audience Award. 

On the feature side, he starred in the comedy-actioner Supercon for Sony with John Malkovich, as well as the historical drama Northmen: A Viking Saga with Ed Skrein. An action powerhouse, he led such films as Kidnapping Mr. Heineken with Anthony Hopkins and Sam Worthington, Blunt Force Trauma opposite Frieda Pinto and Mickey Rourke, and the crime series The Oath for Sony’s Crackle with Sean Bean for two seasons. Ryan is perhaps best known for his performance as “Jason Stackhouse” on HBO’s True Blood for seven seasons.

Gayle Rankin

as Margaret Weylin

Margaret’s true source of joy is their only child, Rufus. She is a doting, overprotective mother and feels threatened by anyone who may divert his affections.