Virgin River Season 4 Updates: Robyn Carr’s novel ‘Virgin River’ is the inspiration for the popular same-named American romantic series that is developed by Sue Tenney. The first season of the series arrived on December 6, 2019, on Netflix while the third season aired in July 2021.
After one year from that, the fourth season is set to release. Melinda Monroe is the central character of the series and is referred to as “Mel”. In the first season she is seen to answer an advertisement of a job of midwife cum nurse practitioner.
For that job, she has to move to the fictional town of the Virgin River in Northern California. Though before moving she expects the town to be a peaceful place to forget her painful memories, soon she realizes that living in a small town is not as unproblematic as she first thought it to be. But to really make the town her real home, she has to learn to overcome her issues.
Let’s have a look at the Virgin River Season 4 Cast Members
Melinda Monroe played by Alexandra Breckenridge-
Alexandra Breckenridge stars as the protagonist of the series. After an uncredited role in America’s comedy movie ‘Orange County’, Breckenridge starred as Janie Shepherd who is the elder sister of the protagonist Jason Shepherd in Shawn Levy’s comedy movie 2002 ‘Big Fat Liar’.
The same year she also appeared in ‘Wishcraft’, ‘Vampire Clan’, and a short film ‘Slasher Flick’. In 2006 she played the role of Monique Valentine in Andy Fickman’s romantic comedy sports teen movie ‘She’s the Man’.
In this film, inspired by William Shakespeare’s celebrated play ‘Twelfth Night’ Monique Valentine is the superficial girlfriend of Sebastian, the twin brother of protagonist Viola Hastings who often pretends as Sebastian by dressing up as him.
In 2009 and 2014 he acted in ‘The Bridge to Nowhere’ and ‘Other People’s Children’ respectively. In 2015 in the footage-based supernatural horror movie ‘Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story’ Breckenridge played the role of Sara. The same year she also appeared in ‘Zipper’ as Christy and in 2016 as Debra in ‘Broken Vows’.
The beginning of Breckenridge’s long list of tv series roles includes minor roles in the popular series like ‘Dawson’s Creek’, ‘Freaks and Geeks, ‘Opposite Sex’, ‘Undeclared’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘JAG’.
In 2005 she starred in the television film ‘Romy and Michele: In the Beginning’. Her other minor tv-series appearances include roles in ‘Medium’, ‘Sex, Love & Secrets’, ‘Psych’, ‘Sons of Tuscon’, ‘Franklin & Bash’, ‘True Blood’, ‘Men at Work’, ‘Rake’, ‘Extant’, ‘Pure Genius’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
From 2007 to 2008 she starred as the most important recurring character Willa McPherson in the tv serial ‘Dirt’. Willa McPherson works as a reporter under Lucy and not sporadically finds herself on thin ice with Lucy.
Willa is not able to take great risks to seek stories for her. In ‘The Ex List, America’s comedy series, Breckenridge played the role of Vivian who is one of the main characters of the series.
Then in 2010, she played the recurrent role of Abby Cassidy. In 2011 she was seen as Young Moira O’Hara in ‘American Horror Story: Murder House’ and in 2013 as Kaylee in ‘American Horror Story: Coven’. In ‘Save Me’ which is an American sitcom Breckenridge portrayed the main role of Carly Bruno.
From 2015 to 2016 she starred in the recurring role in the post-apocalyptic series ‘The Walking Dead’ which is based on Robert Kirkman’s same-named comic book. Before starring in ‘Virgin River’ in NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ Breckenridge plays the role of an important character, Sophie Inman, from 2017 to 2018 and from 2020 to 2022.
Jack Sheridan played by Martin Henderson-
Jack Sheridan is an ex U.S. Marine of Virgin River who now runs a local restaurant cum bar. He also suffers from Post-traumatic stress disorder. New Zealand actor Martin Henderson portrays this character who is famed in his home country for playing in a soap opera called ‘Shortland Street’ the role of Stuart Neilson.
His most notable roles besides that of ‘Virgin River’ are as Dr. Ben Keeton in ABC’s medical drama ‘Off the Map’ and in ‘Grey’s Anatomy as Dr. Nathan Riggs. His other notable role is in ‘The Ring’, the popular 2002 horror movie where he starred in the character of Noah Clay.
John Middleton played by Colin Lawrence-
Jack’s marine friend John is portrayed as very close to him. He is found to be the chef at the bar of Jack. Canada’s British born actor Lawrence is seen to appear in tv drama series like ‘Battlestar Galactica’, ‘Endgame’, ‘The Killing’, ‘iZombie’, ‘Riverdale’, ‘The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco’, ‘The Good Doctor’ etc.