Keri Russell (Felicity Porter)
Then: Keri Russell played Felicity Porter, a smart girl who turned down attending Stanford’s acclaimed pre-med program to follow her high school crush, Ben Covington, to the University of New York. While in the Big Apple, Felicity comes into her own, maturing and becoming a grounded, independent woman as the show progresses.
Now: After Felicity, Russell starred in 2006’s Mission Impossible III with Tom Cruise, playing a fellow MI6 agent. She made mid-2000s cameos on Into the West and Scrubs, and hit the big screen in 2007’s August Rush, 2013’s Dark Skies, and 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Her most recent projects include a starring turn in the FX drama The Americans and a role in The Free State of Jones, an upcoming movie set during the Civil War.
Scott Speedman (Ben Covington)
Then: Scott Speedman played Felicity‘s smart high school dreamboat Ben Covington. He served as the leading lady’s on-again, off-again romantic interest and loyal friend throughout the series, acting as the catalyst to get Felicity to New York.
Now: After Felicity, Speedman added the Underworld movies to his filmography. He also starred alongside Ice Cube in 2005’s xXx: State of the Union and with Liv Tyler in the 2008 horror movie The Strangers. In recent years, Speedman has made appearances in 2012’s The Vow and 2014’s The Captive.
Scott Foley (Noel Crane)
Then: As Felicity’s R.A.-turned-lover-turned-pal, Scott Foley’s Noel Crane offered a contrast to Porter’s relationship with Ben. When he wasn’t with Felicity, the college man had a bit of a lifestyle change, dropping out of school after a failed relationship with classmate Ruby (Amy Smart), only to marry a friend’s cousin, Natalie (Ali Landry).
Now: In the years since the show’s 2002 wrap, Foley has made appearances in Scrubs, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Cougar Town, True Blood, and The Goodwin Games. He also starred alongside Dennis Haysbert and Regina Taylor in the CBS action-drama The Unit from 2006 to 2009. Most notably, Foley joined Shondaland, first with a brief stint on Grey’s Anatomy, followed by a turn as Kerry Washington’s love interest, Jake Ballard, in the hit show Scandal.
Tangi Miller (Elena Tyler)
Then: Tangi Miller played Elena Tyler, Felicity’s lab partner and close friend. In the later seasons, she dates Tracy (Donald Faison) and eyes medical schools. Miller’s run on Felicity took a turn when Elena is killed in the fourth season of Felicity. Much to the confusion of viewers, however, she pops back up in the series finale, seemingly offering a peek at an alternate reality.
Now: Following Felicity, Miller had several mid-2000s guest roles on shows like Kim Possible, The Twilight Zone, Cold Case, and Half and Half. She went on to star in the 2006 Tyler Perry comedy, Madea’s Family Reunion, and recently appeared in 2012’s The Good Life, 2013’s Hollywood Chaos, and 2014’s Blood Lines.
Greg Grunberg (Sean Blumberg)
Then: Greg Grunberg played Sean Blumberg, the opportunity-driven goofball of the show. While he didn’t attend the University of New York with the rest of the gang, he was connected through the ownership of his loft, which he shared with Ben. His character develops over the course of the series, marrying Meghan (Amanda Foreman) in Felicity‘s fourth season.
Now: Following the end of Felicity, Grunberg’s been quite busy. He had a recurring role on Alias as Eric Weiss alongside Jennifer Garner, reunited with Russell in Mission Impossible III, and starred in Heroes as Matt Parkman. From 2012 to 2013, he appeared on The Client List, going on to nab a role on Masters of Sex and the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens, set to hit theaters Dec. 18, 2015.
Amanda Foreman (Meghan Rotundi)
Then: Amanda Foreman played Meghan Rotundi, Felicity’s eccentric roommate whose passion for witchcraft added stark contrast to her fellow classmates’ seemingly tame lives. While Meghan and Felicity initially butt heads, they go on to form a strong bond. She even proves that her love for magic isn’t just a joke, when she sends Felicity back in time so that she can be with Noel instead of Ben.
Now: Since Felicity, Foreman has had recurring roles on Alias, What About Brian, Private Practice, Parenthood, and Awkward. She also appeared in the 2009 and 2013’s Star Trek movies and recently had a cameo in the short-lived TV show Selfie.
Amy Jo Johnson (Julie Emrick)
Then: Amy Jo Johnson played Julie Emrick, Felicity’s close friend at the University of New York. She dates Ben in their freshman year and focuses a lot of her time on being a singer/songwriter. One of Julie’s biggest story arcs concerned locating her birth mother and hiring a private detective for the job.
Now: After Felicity and a famed turn on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the former Pink Power Ranger had recurring roles on The Division, Wildfire, and What About Brian. Johnson’s recent work includes a 2008-2012 run on the Canadian drama Flashpoint and a 2014 stint on Covert Affairs.
Ian Gomez (Javier Clemente Quintata)
Then: Always eccentric and full of personality, Ian Gomez’s Javier Clemente Quintata served as Felicity and Ben’s manager at Dean & DeLuca. He develops a strong friendship with Felicity, providing advice throughout the show. Ian marries his partner Samuel in season 2 of Felicity.
Now: After Felicity, Gomez wrapped up his recurring role on The Drew Carey Show. He added mid-2000s gigs on Jake In Progress and Rita Rocks to his resume. The star appeared on Cougar Town for the entirety of its 2009-2015 run and recently finished work on the movies Worthy and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.
Rob Benedict (Richard Coad)
Then: Rob Benedict played Richard Coad, a sneaky college student who gives Noel trouble.
Now: Benedict kept busy after his four-year run on Felicity. He returned to the small screen in 2002’s short-lived Birds of Prey, going on to appear in NBC’s Come to Papa in 2004, CBS’ Threshold in 2005 and 2006, and Starz’ Head Case in the late 2000s. The actor recently booked gigs on Franklin & Bash and Masters of Sex.
Donald Faison (Tracy)
Now: Following the show, Faison had recurring roles on Clone High, FCU: Fact Checker Unit, TRON: Uprising, and Robot Chicken. He has starred in popular movies, such as 2002’s Big Fat Liar, 2003’s Uptown Girls, 2009’s Next Day Air, 2012’s Pitch Perfect, and 2013’s Kick-Ass Two. In addition to playing Phil Chase in TV Land’s defunct show The Exes, one of his most notable roles was as Dr. Christopher Turk in the sitcom Scrubs.
Amy Smart (Ruby)
Then: Amy Smart played Ruby, Felicity’s suitemate who ends up dating Noel. She’s an actress with big dreams, and her relationship with Noel comes to an end when she gets pregnant by another man.
Now: Smart starred alongside Ashton Kutcher in 2004’s The Butterfly Effect and with Ryan Reynolds in 2005’s Just Friends after her role in Felicity. She also had recurring gigs in television shows such as Smith, Scrubs, Robot Chicken, Shameless, and Justified. Most recently, she starred in 2014’s The Single Moms Club and Bad Country.