After that shocking and violent incident, Jamie was adopted by Evelyn and John Dutton and has lived as one of their sons ever since. Unfortunately, it seems that John decided never to tell Jamie that he was adopted, which led him to discover the information on his own.
Jamie Dutton and John Dutton (Paramount Network) Midway through the season, it was revealed that Jamie is really John’s adopted son. Many years ago his biological father had beat his mother to death and was then convicted of the charge. John then adopted Jamie.
On “Yellowstone,” it’s still a bit of a mystery why the Duttons decided to adopt Jamie Randall ( Wes Bentley) as an infant. And as Jamie grows into more of a threat than an asset to John Dutton’s ( Kevin Costner) plans, the questions surrounding Jamie’s adoption become ever more relevant.
The Dutton family hates Jamie because he is not a true Dutton. He was adopted as a baby and has only been tolerated in the family ever since. At the start of the series, the Duttons’ hatred for Jamie is not obvious, save for Beth Dutton.
Who plays Jamie Dutton in Yellowstone?
ET. The most recent episode of Yellowstone confirmed what many fans had long suspected. In the episode, we learn that Jamie Dutton, a character played by Wes Bentley, is not actually the biological son of Kevin Costner’s John Dutton. Instead, he was adopted at a young age and was folded into the Dutton clan …
He asks his assistant to track down Garrett, who had been in jail for killing his mother. Then, he confronts John about this newly discovered information. The scene that unfolds afterward features Jamie venting his frustration about being kept in the dark all this time.
Who are Jamie’s biological parents on ‘Yellowstone’? Jamie was born as James Randall to Garrett and Phyllis Mary Randall. When he was just 3 months old, though, his father beat his mother to death.