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1923 is the newest addition to the Yellowstone universe. The prequel series follows a new generation of Dutton as they run the ranch during the early 20th century.
The first season of 1923 premiered on December 18, 2022, and consisted of eight episodes. The show gave us a deeper look at the Dutton family tree and their struggles with drought, lawlessness, and cattle theft during the early 1900s in Montana.
1923 features well-written characters with complex backstories that draw your interest. The series has given us a whole new set of characters in the Yellowstone universe, some that we love and others we despise.
Throughout the series, you may have wondered more about the actors playing your favorite characters. We will look deeper into the actors of 1923, including their heights and ages, and how they compare to their TV counterparts.
Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton
|Harrison Ford||Jacob Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||80||78 or 79|
|Birthday||July 13, 1942||1845/1846|
|Height||6’ 1”||6’ 1”|
Hollywood legend Harrison Ford plays the role of Jacob Dutton in 1923. Ford is an 80-year-old American actor born on July 13, 1942, and stands 6’ 1” tall.
While we don’t know Jacob Dutton’s exact birthday, many sources believe he was born in 1845 or 1846, making him 78 or 79. He is 6’ 1” tall and has worked on the ranch for nearly 30 years.
Jacob Dutton is the patriarch of Yellowstone Dutton Ranch and husband to Cara. He is a fierce protector of his family and ranch.
Helen Mirren as Cara Dutton
|Helen Mirren||Cara Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||77||N/A – likely 70s|
|Birthday||July 26, 1945||N/A|
|Height||5’ 4”||5’ 4”|
The renowned star Helen Mirren plays Cara Dutton in 1923. Mirren is a 77-year-old English actress born on July 26, 1945, and stands 5’ 4” tall.
Cara Dutton is 5’ 4” tall, however, we do not know when she was born. She is likely close in age to her husband, making her in her 70s like Helen Mirren.
Cara Dutton is the matriarch of Yellowstone Dutton Ranch and the wife of Jacob. She loves her family above all else and is a fearless protector and leader who is not afraid to let her feelings be heard.
Brandon Sklenar as Spencer Dutton
|Spencer Dutton||Spencer Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||30||Likely 35 or 36|
|Birthday||March 15th, 1992||Likely 1888 or 1889|
|Height||6’ 2”||6’ 2”|
Brandon Skelnar takes on the role of the charming Spencer Dutton. Skelnar is a 31-year-old American actor born on March 15th, 1992, and stands 6’ 2”.
Spencer Dutton is 6’2” tall and was likely born in 1888 or 1889, making him in his mid-30s. This would make Brandon Skelnar just a few years younger than his counterpart Spencer.
Spencer Dutton served in WWI before becoming a big game hunter in Africa. He falls in love with Alexandra, a British woman traveling in Africa. After receiving word from his Aunt Cara the ranch is in trouble, he makes his way back to Montana with Alexandra.
Julia Schlaepfer as Alexandra
|Age (Season 1)||27||N/A – likely 20s|
|Birthday||March 3, 1995||N/A|
|Height||5’ 5”||5’ 5”|
Julia Schlaepfer plays the role of Alexandra in 1923. Schlaepfer is a 28-year-old American actress born on March 3, 1995, and stands 5’ 5” tall.
Alexandra is 5’ 5” tall and while her birthday is unknown, she is likely in her 20s. It is hinted in 1923 that she is younger than Spencer.
Alexandra is a British woman on holiday in Africa with her fiance and their families when she meets Spencer. She is immediately drawn to him for his charm and good looks. She ends up falling in love and running off with Spencer, making the choice to head to Montana with him.
James Badge Dale as John Dutton
|James Badge Dale||John Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||44||46|
|Birthday||May 1, 1978||June 23, 1877|
|Height||5’ 10”||5’ 10”|
James Badge Dale plays John Dutton Sr. in 1923. Dale is a 44-year-old American actor born on May 1, 1978, and stands 5’ 10” tall.
John Dutton Sr. is 46 years old and stands 5’10”. He died in 1923 after being attacked by sheepherder Banner Creighton, who wants his hands on the Dutton’s land.
John Dutton Sr. is the father of Jack and the husband of Emma. He worked alongside his uncle on the Yellowstone Dutton Ranch until his death.
Marley Shelton as Emma Dutton
|Marley Shelton||Emma Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||48||N/A – likely 40s|
|Birthday||April 12, 1974||N/A|
|Height||5’ 7”||5’ 7”|
Marley Shelton plays Emma Dutton in 1923. Shelton is a 48-year-old American actress born on April 12, 1974, and stands 5’ 7”.
Emma Dutton is 5’ 7” but we do not know when her birthday is. Like Marley Shelton, Emma Dutton is likely somewhere in her 40s.
Emma Dutton is the wife of John Sr. and the mother of Jack. Emma had been an upbeat individual until the death of her husband John when she became overwhelmed with grief. Shortly after the death of John, Emma took her own life.
Darren Mann as Jack Dutton
|Jack Dutton||Jack Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||33||N/A – likely 20s|
|Birthday||May 4, 1989||N/A|
|Height||5’ 8”||5’ 8”|
Darren Mann takes on the role of Jack Dutton in 1923. Mann is a 33-year-old Canadian actor born on May 4, 1989, and stands 5’ 8” tall.
Jack Dutton is 5’ 8” tall, however, we do not know his birthday. He was likely born in the early 1900s, possibly late 1890s, making him in his young 20s. This would make Darren Mann several years older than his TV counterpart.
Jack Dutton is the son of John Sr and Emma Dutton and the husband of Elizabeth. Jack works at the ranch and is very dedicated to his job. While at times he can be naive and hot-headed, he loves his family and has a soft spot for Elizabeth.
Michelle Randolph as Elizabeth Dutton
|Michelle Randolph||Elizabeth Dutton|
|Age (Season 1)||25||N/A – Likely 20s|
|Birthday||September 11, 1997||N/A|
|Height||5’ 5”||5’ 5”|
Michelle Randolph takes on the role of Elizabeth Dutton in 1923. Randolph is a 25-year-old American actress and model born on September 11, 1997, and stands 5’5” tall.
Elizabeth Dutton is 5’ 5” tall and though her birthday is unknown, she was likely born in the early 1900s. This would make her in her young 20s like Michelle Randolph in real-life.
Elizabeth Dutton is a daughter of a rancher but spent most of her youth away out east at school. She is married to Jack Dutton, who she dearly loves. Initially, she had reservations about marrying a rancher, but she put them aside for her love of Jack.
Jerome Flynn as Banner Creighton
|Banner Creighton||Banner Creighton|
|Age (Season 1)||59||likely 50’s|
|Birthday||March 16, 1963||N/A|
Jerome Flynn plays the part of Banner Creighton in 1923. Flynn is a 60-year-old English actor and singer born on March 16, 1963, and stands 6’ tall.
Banner Creighton is 6’ tall but we don’t have any information regarding his birthday. He is likely supposed to be around the same age as Jerome Flynn, making him somewhere in his 50s or possibly late 40s.
Banner Creighton is a Scottish sheep herder that wants the Dutton’s land to graze his sheep. He fights dirty and isn’t afraid to resort to violence while seeking revenge.
Timothy Dalton as Donald Whitfield
|Timothy Dalton||Donald Whitfield|
|Age (Season 1)||76||N/A – likely 60’s|
|Birthday||March 21, 1946||N/A|
|Height||6’ 2”||6’ 2”|
Veteran actor Timothy Dalton plays the role of Donald Whitfield in 1923. Dalton is a 77-year-old British actor born on March 21, 1946, and stands 6’ 2” tall.
Donald Whitfield is 6’ 2” tall, however, his birthday is unknown. Whitfield is likely somewhere in his 60s or 70s.
Donald Whitfield is a nefarious and wealthy businessman. He has teamed up with Banner Creighton to take down the Duttons and acquire their land.
Aminah Nieves as Teonna Rainwater
|Aminah Nieves||Teonna Rainwater|
|Age (Season 1)||31||N/A – likely 16-20|
|Birthday||October 3, 1991||N/A|
|Height||5’ 6”||5’ 6”|
Aminah Nieves plays the role of the fierce Teonna Rainwater in 1923. Nieves is a 31-year-old American actress born on October 3, 1991, and stands 5’ 6” tall. However, there are some reports Nieves was actually born in 1997.
Teonna Rainwater is 5’ 6” tall, however, her birthday is unknown. Since Teonna is attending a government boarding school, she is likely a teenager. This would likely make Aminah Rieves several years older than her on-screen counterpart.
Teonna Rainwater is a member of the Crow Nation tribe of the Broken Rock Indian Reservation. She is forced to attend a government boarding school where she faces abuse from Catholic priests and nuns until she escapes.
Teonna is brave and a fighter, pushing forward despite the adversities she has faced.
Sebastian Roché as Father Renaud
|Sebastian Roché||Father Renaud|
|Age (Season 1)||58||N/A – likely 50s|
|Birthday||August 4, 1964||N/A|
|Height||5’ 11”||5’ 11”|
Sebastian Roché plays the role of Father Renaud in 1923. Roché is a 58-year-old French-American actor born on August 4, 1964, and stands 5’ 11” tall.
Father Renaud stands 5’ 11” tall, however, it is unknown when he was born. It is likely that Father Renaud is in his 50s, like actor Sebastian Roché.
Father Renaud is a priest at the Catholic boarding school that Teonna Rainwater attends. He is abusive and violent, as he regularly uses his power to harm others.
Jennifer Ehle as Sister Mary
|Jennifer Ehle||Sister Mary|
|Age (Season 1)||52||N/A – likely 40s or 50s|
|Birthday||December 29, 1969||N/A|
|Height||5’ 7”||5’ 7”|
Jennifer Ehle plays Sister Mary in 1923. Ehle is a 53-year-old American actress born on December 29, 1969, and stands 5’ 7”.
Sister Mary stands 5’ 7”, but it is unknown when her birthday is. She is likely supposed to be around the same age as Jennifer Ehle, making her in her 40s or 50s.
Sister Mary is a nun that teaches at the boarding school Teonna Rainwater is forced to attend. She is abusive and has no compassion, yet she fears Father Renaud. Sister Mary is killed by Teonna after Teonna experiences extensive abuse from her.
Also, read our ranked list of the best 1923 characters, plus take our fun 1923 quiz.