Stuck in the Middle is a family comedy television series that premiered on Disney Channel on February 14, 2016. Created by Alison Brown, the show follows the life of Harley Diaz, played by Jenna Ortega, who uses her inventions to navigate living in a large family.
Along with the regular episodes, the show also aired six shorts on December 16, 2016. The series ended with its 57th episode, “Stuck in Harley’s Quinceañera,” on July 23, 2018, after three seasons.
The series features an ensemble cast that includes Ronni Hawk, Joshua Bassett, Jenna Ortega, Isaak Presley, Ariana Greenblatt, Malachi Barton, Kayla Maisonet, and Nicolas Bechtel. It revolves around Harley, who constantly devises ingenious and innovative methods to distinguish herself as the middle child among her large family of seven siblings. Read on to know in detail about all the characters and the role they played.
Meet The Cast Of Stuck In The Middle:
Harley Diaz, portrayed by Jenna Ortega, is the middle child among seven siblings and a talented engineering whiz, who serves as the protagonist of “Stuck in the Middle“. Throughout the show, Harley showcases her skills as an inventor by creating various devices, including the Conveyor Belt Table, the Slushinator, the Skate Kite, the Pick-Me-Up, and a snow machine.
In the episode “Stuck in the Sweet Seat,” it is revealed that Harley is celebrating her 13th birthday. A notable aspect of Harley’s character is her tendency to break the fourth wall and address the audience directly to provide insights into the situation.
Rachel Diaz, portrayed by Ronni Hawk in seasons 1 and 2 and as a special guest in season 3, is Harley’s self-centered older sister and the eldest of the seven siblings. In “Stuck with No Rules”, it is disclosed that Rachel is 16 years old.
In season 3’s “Stuck with Rachel’s Secret,” Rachel departs for Paris, France, to study at college and intern at a fashion company, leaving her family behind. However, she returns in the series finale to join her family in celebrating Harley’s quinceañera.
Playing the role of Ethan Diaz is Isaak Presley, Harley’s eldest brother, and confidante, whom she regards as her closest friend in the family. Ethan has a passion for music and filmmaking. The episode “Stuck in the Sweet Seat” uncovers that he is the third oldest among the seven Diaz siblings, following Rachel and Georgie.
Daphne Diaz, portrayed by Ariana Greenblatt, is Harley’s youngest sister and the seventh child among the Diaz siblings. Daphne has a fondness for tea parties with her dolls and sleeps in a miniature indoor dollhouse. In “Stuck with No Rules,” it is disclosed that Daphne can defend herself against anyone who takes her belongings without seeking her consent beforehand.
Lewie Diaz, portrayed by Nicolas Bechtel, is one of Harley’s younger brothers and the twin of Beast. In the episode “Stuck in the Beast-Day Party,” it is revealed that Lewie is the elder of the two by a five-minute gap.
Georgie Diaz, played by Kayla Maisonet, is Harley’s older sister and the second-eldest among the seven Diaz siblings, as disclosed in the episode “Stuck in the Sweet Seat.” Georgie is an active athlete who participates in various sports, including basketball, at her school.
Cerina Vincent portrays Suzy Diaz, Harley’s eccentric mother, who seldom has any time for herself due to her numerous children and often ends up finding solitude in the most unexpected places. Suzy is usually the one who administers punishment to the kids, which ranges from grounding them to locking them up for more serious infractions.
Tom Diaz, portrayed by Joe Nieves, is Harley’s father and the owner of a marina store named “Tom’s Bait and Bite,” which specializes in camping and fishing gear. Although he is a kind and affectionate father, he can get upset with his children when they disappoint him in any manner.
Beast Diaz, played by Malachi Barton, is one of Harley’s younger brothers and the twin of Lewie.