The following is a list of characters who have appeared in the television series. Paraplegic anal sex Kassam did not receive “Starring” credits but was considered a Series Regular by Epitome Pictures and DHX Media.
The following actors have all received star billing and appeared in the opening credits of Degrassi: The Next Generation. A regular is an actor who has appeared in the opening credits of the show in any given season. 14, all actors are credited only for the episodes in which they appear in. A recurring character is an actor who does not appear in the opening credits, but appears in several episodes of any particular season. A guest appearance means that the actor does not appear in the opening credits, but appears in no more than two episodes of any particular season. Born “Gracie,” Adam is a trans boy. He and his brother Drew transferred to Degrassi due to the excessive bullying that he received at his old school.
After being outed by Bianca, he was once again the victim of transphobia, although he eventually earned the respect and admiration that he deserved from his classmates. Linda Schuyler, one of the show’s creators, defended the choice to kill the character, saying in a statement:The combination of Adam being a favorite character, and Jordan being at the end of her contract, presented a unique opportunity to tell this story through such a beloved character. Adam has appeared in 78 episodes. Alex was originally a poor, violent outcast whose awful home life involved protecting her mother from her abusive boyfriends. She was considered a bad girl at Degrassi who hung out with her boyfriend Jay and his gang.
Her exterior softened as she befriended Ellie, Marco, and eventually her nemesis Paige, with whom she began a lesbian relationship. She briefly became a stripper to prevent her family from being evicted. Alli is Sav Bhandari’s younger sister and Clare Edwards’ best friend. For most of her Degrassi tenure she has rebelled against her conservative Muslim upbringing and landed herself in many difficult situations, particularly with boys. Anya was transferred from Lakehurst to Degrassi with her classmates and is Holly J.