Cast and Crew of High Desert

Cast of
High Desert

About High Desert

Peggy Newman, a woman with a checkered past, makes the life-changing decision to become a private investigator following the death of her beloved mother, who she lived with in the small desert town of Yucca Valley, California.

High Desert ran for 1 season.

Full Cast of High Desert

Patricia Arquette
plays Peggy Newman (8 episodes)

Patricia Arquette as Peggy Newman
Peggy Newman is a sassy, middle-aged woman with a sharp tongue. She is the mother of the protagonist, and a main character of the show. Peggy loves to gossip and is always up to date with the latest scandal in town. Despite her no-nonsense attitude, she deeply cares for her family and is always there for them.

Quotes from Peggy Newman

  1. I'm not one to mince my words, and that's the truth.
  2. Oh honey, let me tell you the tea on that one.
  3. What's life without a little drama?
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Matt Dillon
plays Denny (8 episodes)

Matt Dillon as Denny
Denny is a recurring character in the show High Desert. He is played by John C. Reilly and appears in multiple episodes throughout the series. Denny is known for his laid-back demeanor and often serves as a source of comic relief. He is a friend of the show's main character, Peggy, and often provides her with advice and support.

Quotes from Denny

  1. 'Don't sweat the small stuff.'
  2. 'Life's too short to worry about everything.'
  3. 'Sometimes you just gotta go with the flow.'
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Melissa Disney
plays Lucy the Ladybug

Brad Garrett
plays Bruce Harvey (8 episodes)

Brad Garrett as Bruce Harvey
Bruce Harvey is a recurring character in the television show High Desert. He is a kind and caring family man, who also happens to be a successful business owner. Bruce is always there to lend a helping hand and offer advice to those who need it.

Quotes from Bruce Harvey

  1. 'Sometimes the only way to move forward is to take a step back.'
  2. 'Success is not just about money. It's about making a difference in people's lives.'
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Weruche Opia
plays Carol (8 episodes)

Weruche Opia as Carol
Carol is a no-nonsense detective in the High Desert Police Department. She takes her job seriously and isn't afraid to speak her mind. Carol is often the voice of reason among her colleagues and is respected by both her superiors and subordinates.

Quotes from Carol

  1. This case isn't going to solve itself.
  2. Let's cut to the chase.
  3. I don't have time for your shenanigans.
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Don Knotts
plays Wormie

Bernadette Peters
plays Roslyn / Ginger (8 episodes)

Bernadette Peters as Roslyn / Ginger
Roslyn, also known as Ginger, is a recurring character in the television series High Desert. She is portrayed as a sassy bartender with a sharp wit and a penchant for causing trouble.

Quotes from Roslyn / Ginger

  1. I've got a sixth sense for drama and you're giving me all the signals.
  2. I'm not just a pretty face, you know.
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Vicki Lawrence
plays Flo

Rupert Friend
plays Guru Bob (8 episodes)

Rupert Friend as Guru Bob
Guru Bob is a new age spiritual guide in the show High Desert, known for his unconventional methods and enigmatic personality.

Quotes from Guru Bob

  1. 'Let go of your earthly woes and embrace the divine.'
  2. 'The universe is within us, man.'
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Christine Taylor
plays Dianne (8 episodes)

Christine Taylor as Dianne
Dianne is a main character in the show High Desert. She is a tough, no-nonsense ex-cop who now works as a private investigator. Despite her hardened exterior, she cares deeply for her family and friends.

Quotes from Dianne

  1. You can't trust anyone. That's the first lesson I learned in this line of work.
  2. I don't ask questions I don't want to know the answers to. It's a character flaw.
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Shannon DeVido
plays Wendi (1 episode)

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