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Everything about ‘Twister’, a 1996 film

Twister is an American disaster film which was released in 1996, and it was helmed by the most famous director Jan De Bont. Let’s have a look at the cast of the movie.

Twister Movie Cast

Bill Paxton as Bill ”The Extreme” Harding

“The Extreme” Harding Commando star Bill Paxton is playing the role of Bill, whose character was married to Jo in Twister. Besides this, he was a storm chaser too but moved on to be a TV weather reporter. After several years, he attends the camp of Jo to ask her to sign divorce papers as he wants to marry Melissa Reeves. And the interesting part of this movie is that, as Bill spends some time with Jo in the camp, he soon realized that he still has feelings for her, and he shares his love for her.

Helen Hunt as Dr Joanne “Jo” Harding

Jo’s character has been illustrated as a meteorologist and a storm chaser. She lost her beloved father to an F5 tornado when she was very young. As a grown-up meteorologist, she is concerned with making sure that no one else has the same fate as her dad. She was married to Bill Harding, and at the end of the script, she is seen together with him.

Jami Gertz as Dr. Melissa Reeves

Jami Gertz plays the role of Dr. Melissa Reeves, who is a reproductive therapist whom Bill Harding wants to marry. She accompanies him to Jo’s camp in order for Jo to complete the divorce forms. However, due to the tornadoes approaching the town, Melissa is forced to spend more time in the confinements of her camp than she had anticipated. There she discovers that Bill is still in love with his first wife.

Supporting cast

Sean Whalen as Allan Sanders
Philip Seymour Hoffman as “Dusty” Davis
Joey Slotnick as Joey
Wendle Josepher as Patty Haynes
Todd Field as Tim “Beltzer” Lewis
Cary Elwes as Dr. Jonas Miller
Jeremy Davies as Brian Laurence
Scott Thomson as Jason “Preacher” Rowe
Alan Ruck as Robert “Rabbit” Nurick

Details about the little girl in Twister

Alexa PenaVega, a renowned American actor and singer, who is well recognized for her role as Carmen Cortez in Spy Kids, has played the character of the little Jo in the movie. Throughout her career, Alexa has released around five tracks and over 40 movies and TV shows.


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