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Who Plays Rowdy on Yellowstone? Meet Kai Caster

Who Plays Rowdy on Yellowstone? Meet Kai Caster

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Rowdy is a young cowboy and ranch hand seen in Yellowstone season 5 flashbacks that worked at Yellowstone Dutton Ranch when Rip and Beth were teenagers.

Played by American actor Kai Caster, Rowdy has a romantic fling with Beth Dutton in the flashback scenes. In one scene, after Rip left Beth at a bar on a date they went on as teenagers, Rowdy took Beth home.

When they got back from the ranch, Beth kissed Rowdy and then they hooked up in the back of his truck to make Rip jealous.

Rowdy goes on to develop a crush on Beth and later tries to kiss her in front of her dad, which Beth shuts down. Then, one night Rowdy tells Rip that he’d rather be all over Beth than watching over cattle.

This comment infuriates Rip and they get into a fight. Rowdy pulls a knife on Rip, but Rip beats him with a rock. Rowdy is left severely injured and begs Rip to lie to John and get him medical help.

Young Rip Wheeler as he kills Rowdy with a rock in Yellowstone season 5

Rip ignores his plea and eventually Rowdy succumbs to his injuries. His body is later disposed of at the train station.

Kai Caster Movie & TV Show Appearances

  • American Horror Story (2011-present) as William Banks
  • A Girl Named Jo (2018-present) as Henry Fitzroy/Jimmy Fitzroy
  • The Baxters (2019-present) as Dirk Bennett
  • Yellowstone (2018-present) as Rowdy

5 Facts About Kai Caster

His Brother is Also an Actor

Kai isn’t the only actor in his family. His brother, Rio Caster, is also an actor, though he only has one credit to his name, The End of Steve (2008).

Kai’s mother, Corrie, is a scout for IMG Models. His father passed away in 2018 but previously worked as a fashion photographer.

Also read: Who Plays Young Beth and Rip on Yellowstone?

He is Active on Instagram

Kai Caster is active on Instagram, with a following of 11.2 K followers. He frequently posts insights into his life, from hanging out with friends to photoshoots. He also regularly posts pictures and clips from his role as Rowdy on Yellowstone.

Who is Kai Caster Dating?

Kai Caster appears to be dating Natalie Alyn Lind. Lind is an American actress best known for her roles in The Goldbergs (2013-present), Gotham (2014-2019) and Big Sky (2020-present). Her father is a producer and her mother as well as her two younger sisters are also actors.

Previously, Caster dated Luna Montana. Montana is a ballerina and YouTuber, with a following of over 370K on Instagram.

Also read: Who Plays a Young Lloyd on Yellowstone? Meet Forrest J Smith

He’s Had Small Roles in Some Big TV Shows

So far in his career, Caster has 25 acting credits to his name. He got his first role in 2007 at the age of eight in the TV film Backyards & Bullets.

So far in his acting career, Caster has appeared in episodes of some of TV’s biggest shows. He has made appearances in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000-2015), House of Lies (2012-2016), New Girl (2011-2018) and Shameless (2011-2021).

He is Also a Musician

In addition to being an actor, Caster is also a singer. He currently has two songs on Spotify, “PCH” and “No more Parties.”

“I wanted to try something new, and my best friend Josh is an amazing producer. We were hanging out one day, and he was like, ‘You should try making music.’ And so I did. I’m having a great time with it. It’s been something I’ve always wanted to do — I’d just always been kind of nervous,” said Caster.

“It’s been crazy to see just how similar making music is to acting. I love to tell stories, and I love to make people feel things, and you have the power to do that with both acting and music,” he told TWENTY MINUTES LATER.

Also read: Who Plays Young John Dutton on Yellowstone? Meet Josh Lucas