Know the Cast: ‘Hit & Run’

Hit and Run Cast Guide - Netflix

The Hit and Run cast includes Lior Raz, Kaelen Ohm and Sanaa Lathan. This info article contains spoilers for season 1 of the Netflix series. Check out Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section for more streaming guides.

Hit and Run follows a Tel Aviv tour guide named Segev. After his wife Danielle’s sudden death, the former special forces soldier travels to America to investigate a a possible conspiracy. There, Segev learns the truth about Daniel’s secret life. Here’s a Know the Cast streaming guide for the Israeli-American Netflix original series.

Hit and Run Cast: Lior Raz as Segev Azulai

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Character Profile: A former member of the Israel Defense Forces who trained Mexicans for a war against drug lords. In the present, he works as a tour guide in Tel Aviv. Segev travels to America to investigate his second wife’s death.

Raz’s Resume: Shmulik in Scarred (2013-16), Nira’s Husband in The Kindergarten Teacher (2014), Doron Kavillio in Fauda (2015-20), Isser Harel in Operation Finale (2018), Rovach Alimov in 6 Underground (2019)

Hit and Run Cast: Kaelen Ohm as Danielle Wexler Azulai

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Character Profile: Segev’s second wife who is killed in the first episode. She’s revealed to be a CIA agent who used a secret lover to acquire information about an Israeli surveillance operation. Danielle accidentally killed a man while protecting her cover, which endangered herself and and Segev.

Ohm’s Resume: Katie in O, Brazen Age (2015), Terrorist Hostage in Taken (2017), Ginny in Condor (2018), Kim in Reel East Coast (2021), Mary in Queen of Spades (2021)

Hit and Run Cast: Sanaa Lathan as Naomi Hicks

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Character Profile: A New York Magazine journalist and Segev’s ex-girlfriend. In America, she learns about Danielle’s death but doesn’t want to get mixed up with underworld figures. Naomi ultimately decides to investigate why the CIA wants to kill Segev.

Lathan’s Resume: Alicia in The Wood (1999), Monica Wright in Love & Basketball (2000), Michelle Landau in Nip/Tuck (2004-05), Donna Tubbs in The Cleveland Show (2009-13), Janelle Wilson in The Affair (2018-19)

Hit and Run Cast: Lior Ashkenazi as Assaf Talmor

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Character Profile: Danielle’s secret lover, a former special intelligence liaison to the head of the National Security Council. He’s a mark for the CIA who learns about a surveillance operation involving The White House. Assaf decides to team up with the Tel Aviv investigator Tali Shapira.

Ashkenazi’s Resume: Zaza in Late Marriage (2001), Eyal in Walk on Water (2004), Uriel Shkolnik in Footnote (2011), Micki in Big Bad Wolves (2013), Meni Ben-Dror in Valley of Tears (2020)

Hit and Run Cast: Moran Rosenblatt as Tali Shapira

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Character Profile: Segev’s cousin, a pregnant Tel Aviv investigator. She looks into Danielle’s death and doesn’t approve of Segev’s rogue tactics. Tali discovers that a former lover is actually a Mossad agent.

Rosenblatt’s Resume: Yaela in A Place in Heaven (2013), Rivka Abarbanel in Apples from the Desert (2014), Hagit in Wedding Doll (2015), Anat Moreno in Fauda (2018-20), Shira Shalev in Kiss Me Before It Blows Up (2020)

Hit and Run Cast: Gregg Henry as Martin Wexler

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Character Profile: A CIA head who pretends to be Danielle’s father. He tracks down Segev and later offers him a deal to stay out of prison. Martin Wexler, whose real name is Rhys Wakefield, manipulates every situation to his advantage.

Henry’s Resume: Val Resnick in Payback (1999), Grandpa in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Carl Reddick in The Killing (2013-14), Brigham Young in Hell on Wheels (2014-16), Hollis Doyle in Scandal (2012-18)

Hit and Run Cast: Gal Toren as Ron Harel

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Character Profile: A former IDF agent with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He helps Segev in America but decides to back off after becoming a murder accomplice. Ron worries about the bigger picture and eventually gets in way over his head.

Toren’s Resume: Ram in I Wanna Have Your Baby (2008), Rosenberg in Special Ops (2012), David Zellig in Killing Grandma (2015), Roni in Sisters (2016-19), Chef Dori in The Chef (2020-)


The Hit and Run cast also includes Neta Orbach (Yona, Morobot), David Anthony Buglione (Birds of Prey, Lucifer), Avraham Aviv Alush (The Shack, Valley of Tears), Michael Aronov (The Americans, Operation Finale), Igal Naor (RivieraFauda) and Siena Kelly (Adult MaterialVanity Fair).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.

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