We love a good backstory. Finding out about the characters that we love is one of our favorite things, especially when it comes to This Is Us.
Beth has long been a character that we have wanted to learn more about. Especially lately when Beth seems to be on edge over everything.
But it seems that we will be learning more as This Is Us has cast her father and younger versions of Beth.
Carl Lumbly will play Beth’s father Abe opposite Phylicia Rashad as Beth’s mom Carol (this was previously announced), and will appear in the February 19th episode. The episode will tell Beth’s backstory.
Akira Akbar and Rachel Naomi Hilson, will appear on the episode as younger versions of Beth. Susan Kelechi Watson stars in This Is Us as Beth.
Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Chris Sullivan and Susan Kelechi Watson star in the series.
This Is Us airs on NBC.