‘A Million Little Things’ Season 4 Recurring Cast Members and How They Fit Into the Storyline

When A Million Little Things Season 4 finally returned from the winter break for episode 10, viewers noticed a lot of familiar cast members. Although Stephanie Szostak did not return as Delilah, many others did. However, there are so many recurring characters it’s hard to keep them all straight. Find out why you might recognize each cast member and a brief refresher about how they fit into the storyline.

Who is Tom on ‘A Million Little Things’?

Sam Huntington returned to the cast as Tom in A Million Little Things Season 4 Episode 10, “Surprise.” He sent Maggie Bloom (Allison Miller) a heartwarming 30th birthday message at her surprise party. However, viewers first met Tom in A Million Little Things Season 1. He visited Maggie in Boston and asked her to return home. From the conversation, it was apparent that Maggie and Tom dated, but she broke things off when she left for Boston. Tom wanted her to fight her cancer; however, Maggie wanted to live her life. He appeared two more times in the first season, but viewers haven’t seen him since then. Viewers might recognize Huntington from Superman Returns (2006), Fanboys (2009), or Not Another Teen Movie (2001).

RELATED: ‘A Million Little Things’: Could Jon Dixon Return for Season 4? Showrunner Weighs In

Who plays Nick on ‘A Million Little Things’?

Mark Derwin joined the cast as Nick in A Million Little Things Season 4 Episode 2. He plays the traffic and weather guru at the radio station where Maggie works. Nick is a constant instigator who formerly dated Jane Goodman (Stephnie Weir). However, in season 4 episode 10, he found a new love interest. 

'A Million Little Things' Season 4 cast members Mark Derwin and Laura Mitchell smiling together
‘A Million Little Things’: Mark Derwin and Laura Mitchell | ABC/Darko Sikman

RELATED: ‘A Million Little Things’ Season 4: Why Do Nick (Mark Derwin) and Jane (Stephnie Weir) Look So Familiar?

Viewers might recognize Derwin from a variety of soap operas. According to IMDb, the film and television actor began his on Days of Our Lives in 1987. He also portrayed Adrian Hunter on The Young and the Restless. And detective A. C. Mallet in Guiding Light in 1990. Derwin also spent a considerable amount of time playing Ben Davidson on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. In 2008, Derwin took a leading role in the cast of the Secret Life of the American Teenager as George Juergens. He also guest-starred as Greg in How I Met Your Mother sporadically. In a recent film role, Derwin played the father of Bartleby Gaines (Justin Long) in Accepted in 2006.

Who plays Jane in the ‘A Million Little Things’ Season 4 cast?

Stephnie Weir joined the A Million Little Things cast for season 4 episode 1 as Jane Goodman. She’s Maggie’s boss at the radio station and Mark’s former lover. 

According to IMDb, Stephnie Weir had extensive TV and filmography credits before becoming Jane Goodman in the cast of A Million Little Things Season 4. Viewers might recognize Weir from the early 2000s when she portrayed various characters on MADtv. She also portrayed Debbie in the Jim Carrey film, Fun with Dick and Jane. From 2015-to 2017, Weir played Karen in the TV series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Her recent roles include Barb in Godmothered and Dr. Kern in High and Tight.

Tyrell returns to the ‘A Million Little Things’ Season 4 cast

Adam Swain also returned to the A Million Little Things cast for season 4 episode 10, as Tyrell Epps. Rome (Romany Malco) and Regina Howard (Christina Moses) took Tyrell in as their foster son in season 3. However, he left to visit his mother in season 4 episode 1. Luckily, he returned right when Rome needed him the most. Viewers might recognize Swain from The Hardy Boys or The Man in the High Castle.

Erin Karpluk returns as Anna Benoit

Although Andrew Leeds played a prominent role in A Million Little Things Season 3 as Peter, his on-screen wife is more pronounced in the series now. Peter sexually assaulted Sophie Dixon (Lizzy Greene) in season 3, and then Gary Mendez (James Roday Rodriguez) assisted in a brutal assault of Peter. 

However, Peter’s wife, Anna Benoit (portrayed by Erin Karpluk), didn’t know anything about her husband’s actions. She randomly met Eddie Saville (David Giuntoli), and the two hit it off. After receiving a go-ahead from Sophie, Eddie and Anna attended Maggie’s surprise party together. Karpluk starred as Erica in the Canadian drama series, Being Erica from 2009 to 2011. Some of her other credits include Reasonable Doubt (2014), Wyvern (2009), and Godiva’s (2005-2006).

A Million Little Things Season 4 airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. EST on ABC and is available for streaming the next day on Hulu.

RELATED: ‘A Million Little Things’ Season 4: 2 Cast Members Who Left in 2021 and 2 We Could See More of in 2022