Know the Cast: ‘The Lost Symbol’

The Lost Symbol Cast - Every Main Performer and Character in the Peacock Series

The Lost Symbol cast spotlights Ashley Zukerman, Valorie Curry and Eddie Izzard. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie’s Peacock series. Check out Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section for more streaming guides.

Based on Dan Brown’s 2009 novel, The Lost Symbol follows Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon as he investigates the disappearance of his mentor, Peter Solomon, along with the death of the man’s son, Zachary. In the past, Langdon was famously portrayed by Tom Hanks in The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009) and Inferno (2016). Here’s every main performer and character in Peacock’s TV series The Lost Symbol.

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Ashley Zukerman as Robert Langdon

The Lost Symbol Cast - Ashley Zukerman as Robert Langdon

Character Profile: A Harvard professor. He teaches students about what happens when benign symbols become malignant. Robert investigates the disappearance of his mentor Peter Solomon, and how it connects to an ancient portal.

Zukerman’s Resume: 2nd Lt. Mac in The Pacific (2010), Charlie Isaacs in Manhattan (2014-15), Nate Sofrelli in Succession (2018-19), Matt Mitchell in A Teacher (2020), Nick Goode in the Fear Street Movie Trilogy (2021)

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Valorie Curry as Katherine Solomon

The Lost Symbol Cast - Valorie Curry as Katherine Solomon

Character Profile: Peter’s daughter. She’s a cancer researcher who treats patients with musical therapy. Valerie reunites with her former love interest, Robert, to investigate what happened to her father and brother.

Curry’s Resume: Jane Kuhne in Veronica Mars (2005-06), Charlotte in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012), Emma Hill in The Following (2013-14), Talia in Blair Witch (2016), Dot Everest in The Tick (2016-19)

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Eddie Izzard as Peter Solomon

The Lost Symbol Cast - Eddie Izzard as Peter Solomon

Character Profile: Robert’s mentor. He raised his children to consider different viewpoints. Peter disappears three years after his son’s alleged death in Agri, Turkey.

Izzard’s Resume: Bailey in The Avengers (1998), Tony P in Mystery Men (1999), Roman Nagel in Ocean’s Thirteen (2007), Dr. Abel Gideon in Hannibal (2013-15), Voldemort in The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Sumalee Montano as Inoue Sato

The Lost Symbol Cast - Sumalee Montano as Inoue Sato

Character Profile: A CIA agent. She investigates Peter’s disappearance in the first episode. Agent Sato teams up with Robert but protects sensitive information about the Solomon family.

Montano’s Resume: Duvata Mahal in ER (2002-05), Arcee in Transformers Prime (2010-13), Voice on Radio in 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), Dr. Gail Jasper in This Is Us (2018), Lady Dokuso in Carmen Sandiego (2019-)

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Gia Sandhu as Charlotte Sojani

The Lost Symbol Cast - Gia Sandhu as Charlotte Sojani

Character Profile: Agent Sato’s colleague. She is present for the initial investigation into Peter’s disappearance. Agent Sojani researches Zachary’s connection to the CIA in Turkey.

Sandhu’s Resume: Marlow in Kim’s Convenience (2017), Shari Kadu in The Indian Detective (2017), Valerie in A Simple Favor (2018), Magdalene in A Perfect Plan (2020), Ms. Perumal in The Mysterious Benedict Society (2021)

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Rick Gonzalez as Nunez

The Lost Symbol Cast - Rick Gonzalez as Nunez

Character Profile: A security guard at the United States Capitol. He’s a veteran of the Iraq War who helps Robert in the first episode. Nunez gets shot by one of Mal’akh’s henchmen.

Gonzalez’s Resume: Juan Figgis in Boston Public (2000-01), Spanish in Old School (2003), Timo Cruz in Coach Carter (2005), Ben Gonzalez in Reaper (2007-09), Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog in Arrow (2016-20)

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The Lost Symbol Cast: Beau Knapp as Mal’akh

The Lost Symbol Cast - Beau Knapp as Mal'akh

Character Profile: The primary villain. He kidnaps Peter and makes cryptic statements to Robert. Mal’akh claims that he’s responsible for killing Peter’s son in Agri, Turkey.

Knapp’s Resume: Blueface in The Nice Guys (2016), Jay in Destroyer (2018), Peter Jablonski in Seven Seconds (2018), Knox in Death Wish (2018), Owen Brown in The Good Lord Bird (2020)

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The Lost Symbol cast also includes Keenan Jolliff (The Get Down, The Americans), Sammi Rotibi (Tears of the Sun, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Raoul Bhaneja (Blindspot, Possessor), Tyrone Benskin (Pieces of a Woman, Debris) and Laura de Carteret (Mrs. America, Y: The Last Man).

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