Dazed and confused was released in 1993. It is the perfect coming-of-age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The Dizzy and Confused the cast is full of actors who will become big stars, including Jason London, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Cole Hauser, Parker Posey, Adam Goldberg, Matthew McConaughey, Nicky Katt, Joey Lauren Adams and Rory Cochrane. The film follows different high school students in Austin, Texas on their last day of school in 1976, as next year’s group of seniors prepare for the annual hazing of new freshmen.
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Jason London as Randall “Pink” Floyd
From the football player starring in Dazed and Confused to the lead role in the movie Hallmark Christmas, Jason London has had a pretty successful career. He’s been in movies like Broken ships, poor white waste, all roads lead home, 51, my first miracle, Night world, full count, and Excluding cold.
Matthew McConaughey as David Wooderson
Since playing the 20-year-old stoner, McConaughey has starred in romantic comedies like The Wedding Planner, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, Fail To Launch, Fool’s Gold, and Ghosts of girlfriends from the past. He also starred in dramas including The Lincoln Lawyer, The Paperboy, Mud, Magic Mike, Le Loup de Wall Street, Interstellar, and the Jones Free State. He played the role of Ron Woodroof in the 2013 drama Dallas Buyers Club, where he won an Oscar, a Critics’ Choice Movie Award, a Golden Globe and a SAG Award. He recently published his own book titled Green light, which is on USA Today’s best-selling books list.
Parker Posey as Darla Marks
Since Posey’s role as popular senior Darla, she has starred in films like Sleep With Me, Party Girl, You’ve Got Mail, Scream 3, Josie and the Pussycats, For Your Consideration, Superman Returns, Broken English, Price Check, Grace of Monaco, Columbus, and The scam is on. She played a main role in the TV movie Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has recurring roles in several shows, including Boston Legal, The Return of Jezebel James, The Good Wife, Granite Flats, and Research group. She recently played the role of June Harris in the Netflix series Lost in space.
Joey Lauren Adams as Simone Kerr
Adams appeared in Sleep With Me, Mallrats, Big Daddy, Harvard Man, The Big Empty, The Break-Up, Blue Caprice, and Animal. Her most notable role was playing Alyssa Jones in the 1997 film In pursuit of Amy, where she acted alongside him Dazed and confused co-starring Ben Affleck. The role led her to a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Actress”. She starred in TV shows like Party Down, Tara’s United States, Switched at birth, and Grey’s Anatomy. Adams recently starred in the CMT series Always the king as Debbie Lynn Cooke.
Milla Jovovich as Michelle Burroughs
Jovovich appeared in the movies He has a game; The Messenger: The story of Joan of Arc, Requirement, Zoolander, and its 2016 suite, Resident Evil, and his follow-up films: No good deed, Ultraviolet, Dirty girl, Raise Bobby, and Shock and fear. She also released two studio albums after her Dazed and confused role; The Divine Comedy (1994) and The People Tree Sessions (1998).
Rory Cochrane as Ron Slater
Following his role as always Top Slater, Cochrane stars in Empire Records, Dogtown, A Scanner Darkly, Raising Bobby, Argo, America’s Most Hated Woman, Hostiles, and The foreigners. His most memorable TV role is that of Detective Timothy Speedle in CSI: Miami.
Ben Affleck as Fred O’Bannion
Aside from McConaughey, Affleck is the only other actor to become one of Hollywood’s greats. He went on to star in films such as Chasing Amy, Good Will Hunting, Armageddon, Shakespeare in Love, Pearl Harbor, Daredevil, Gigli, Hollywoodland, Gone Girl, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Not only did he star in Good Will Hunting, Affleck also co-wrote the film with Matt Damon. Both won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. In addition to being an actor, Affleck has also been successful in directing. He has directed films like party baby party, The city, and Argo. From 2000 to 2007, Affleck, Damon, Chris Moore and Sean Bailey ran production company LivePlanet, which produced films like American Pie 2, The Emperor’s Club, Gone Baby Gone, and Running the Sahara. It’s also not surprising that he recently found love with someone from the past, Jennifer Lopez. Bennifer is back!
Wiley Wiggins as Mitch Kramer
Since his time as a Freshman who tried to stay out of trouble for as long as he could, Wiggins had starred in the movies. Boys, Plastic Utopia, Waking Life, Computer Chess, and Social animals. He also found success as a producer!
Michelle Burke as Jodi Kramer
Burke appeared in the movies Major League II, The Last Word, Midnight in Saint Petersburg, Telling You, and MDR. She also landed guest roles on the TV show Criminal minds: suspicious behavior.
Anthony Rapp as Tony Olson
After his passage in Dazed and confused, Rapp found success in the Broadway musical To rent. In 2005, he took over the role for the film adaptation of the musical. He starred in the movies Twister, a beautiful spirit, the other woman, and Junction. He found himself making appearances on The X-Files, Kidnapped, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Good Fight, and 13 reasons why.
Adam Goldberg as Mike Newhouse
Golberg is another of the Dazed and confused casting to find really solid ground in Hollywood. He starred in films like Save Private Ryan, All Over the Guy, A Beautiful Spirit, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, Rebirth, Between Us, Once upon a time in Venice and Running with the Devil. You might also find Goldberg as a recurring actor in TV shows. FRIENDS, Joey and Fargo. In 2015, he wrote and directed the film No question José. He is currently playing the role of Harry Keshegian in the television series Equalizer.
Marissa Ribisi as Cynthia Dunn
You can find Ribisi in movies like The Brady Bunch Movie, Kicking and Screaming, The Size of Watermelons, Some Girl, Pleasantville, True Crime, and According to Spencer. She landed roles in several TV shows including Congratulated, FRIENDS, Grace under fire, Watch Ellie, and Tales of the city.
Cole Hauser as Benny O’Donnell
Hauser landed roles in the movies Good Will Hunting, Hart’s War, Tears of the Sun, 2 Fast 2 Furious, The Break-Up, The Stone Angel, The Hit List, A Good Day to Die Hard, Olympus Has Fallen, Transcendance, Jarhead 2: Field of Fire, and Acts of violence. Hauser is currently playing the role of Rip Wheeler in the TV series Yellowstone.