CAL Jacobs is the stereotypical, traditional patriarch of his family but, like many characters on the show, he is hiding some dark secrets.
In the third episode of the show’s second series, viewers were given some insight into Cal’s tragic past.
Who is Cal in Euphoria?
Cal Jacobs is a local real estate mogul and father of the show’s resident bad boy, Nate Jacobs – played by Jacob Elodri.
He also has an older son, Aaron Jacobs, who – according to Rue – he and Nate consider “f**k-up”, due to failing to meet Cal’s high expectations.
Cal is still married to Nate and Aaron’s mother, Marsha, who was pregnant in high school – however, Cal was repeatedly unfaithful to his wife.
Cal, who appears in the flashback to have struggled with his sexuality since he was a child, cheated on Marsha with a series of gay and transgender people.
In the show’s first series, Cal even had a one-night stand with 17-year-old Jules Vaughn, Nate’s transgender classmate.
After Nate found this out, he also pursued an intimate relationship with Jules.
Who plays Cal in Euphoria?
Californian actor Eric Dane play the adult version of Cal.
Eric is perhaps best known for playing Doctor Mark Everett Sloan in Grey’s Anatomy, and the star has also appeared in films including Marley & Me, Valentine’s Day, and Burlesque.
The younger, high school version of Cal, who appears in the flashback, is played by Eric Kacavas.
What happened to Cal during his childhood?
In the third episode of series two, Euphoria delves into Cal’s troubled childhood.
Giving us a glimpse into Cal’s high school life, we learn how he was once a star wrestler with his inseparable best friend, Derek – with whom Cal finds himself increasingly in love romantic feeling.
Despite his true feelings, Cal managed to suppress his attraction to Derek, and began a relationship with his classmate, who would later become his wife, Marsha.
Just as Derek and Cal seemed to get away with faking their heterosexuality with a tryout on graduation night, Cal was forced back into his double life when Marsha told him she was pregnant in the morning. the next day.
Eric Dane revealed that he thought the flashback was “heartbreaking” and offered some insight into why his character was so misdirected.
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