2020s

Know the Cast: ‘Bangkok Breaking’

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Netflix Series

The Bangkok Breaking cast features Weir Sukollawat Kanarot, Sushar Manaying and Waratthaya Wongchayaporn. This info article contains minor spoilers for Rehan Malik’s Netflix series. Check out Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section for more streaming guides.

Bangkok Breaking follows a rescue worker named Wanchai. He investigates his brother’s death with a local entertainment journalist who connects the criminal underworld to a prominent community leader. Together, the main protagonists uncover a conspiracy involving drugs, prostitution and corporate crime. See below for a full breakdown of all the key players in Bangkok Breaking.

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Weir Sukollawat Kanarot as Wanchai

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Weir Sukollawat Kanarot as Wanchai

Character Profile: A Ruampalangjai rescue worker. While investigating the sudden death of his brother, he’s forced to transport counterfeit money for a local gangster. Wanchai teams up with a journalist to expose corrupt community leaders in Bangkok.

Kanarot’s Resume: Krao Supagan in Charming Deception (2013), Nui in The Teacher’s Diary (2014), Shane in Malila: The Farewell Flower (2017), Pob in Dew (2019), Bugpol in Love U Kohk-E-Kueng (2020)

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Sushar Manaying as Kat

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Sushar Manaying as Kat

Character Profile: An entertainment journalist at Matimuanchon. She receives information from an unidentified source about corrupt rescue workers at Ruampalangjai. Kat goes into hiding while revealing details about her investigation on a personal website.

Manaying’s Resume: Pie in Yes or No (2010), Taliw in Kiss Me (2015), Momay in Girl2K (2021), Kumarika/Mod in Mr. Lipstick (2021), Mookarin in Irresistable (2021)

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Pavarit Mongkolpisit as Somsak

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Pavarit Mongkolpisit as Somsak

Character Profile: The chief rescue worker at Ruampalangjai. He’s an honorable man who despises his superior Pratheep. Somsak gets angry upon realizing that multiple colleagues have been running illegal side jobs during work hours.

Mongkolpisit’s Resume: TV Debut in Bangkok Breaking

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Sahajak Boonthanakit as Pratheep

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Sahajak Boonthanakit as Pratheep

Character Profile: A high-ranking leader at Ruampalangjai. He’s the middle man in a conspiracy involving rescue workers and influential city officials. Prateep threatens Wanchai and introduces him to the local underworld.

Boonthanakit’s Resume: Sergeant Choy in Brokedown Palace (1999), Travel Agent in The Beach (2000), Kim in Only God Forgives (2013), Kenny Rogers in No Escape (2015), Major General Janthasin in The Serpent (2021)

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Suthipongse Thatphithakkul as Wat

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Suthipongse Thatphithakkul as Wat

Character Profile: The owner of Wattanakarn Company. He’s the mastermind of a financial conspiracy involving rescue workers and the criminal underworld. Wat’s mistress and son play a role in Jo’s death.

Thatphithakkul’s Resume: N/A

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Bhasaworn Bawronkirati as Hardcore

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Bhasaworn Bawronkirati as Hardcore

Character Profile: Jo’s former boss. He uses rescue vehicles to transport counterfeit money. Hardcore continuously laughs and threatens Wanchai with violence.

Bawronkirati’s Resume: N/A

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Daweerit Chullasapya as Jo

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Daweerit Chullasapya as Jo

Character Profile: Jo’s 38-year-old brother who dies at the beginning of the series. He was a Ruampalangjai rescue worker who secretly participated in illegal activities with Pratheep and Hardcore. Jo developed a relationship with Wat’s mistress, Thida, which resulted in a new life perspective before his death.

Chullasapya’s Resume: Sao in Twilight Over Burma (2015), Stranger in All I See Is You (2016), Champey in Diary of Tootsies (2016), Kin in Sot Stories (2016), Khaisak in Plerng Naree (2016)

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Waratthaya Wongchayaporn as Thida

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Waratthaya Wongchayaporn as Thida

Character Profile: Wat’s mistress. She’s a former escort who is pregnant with Jo’s child. Thida risks her safety by reaching out to Wanchai.

Wongchayaporn’s Resume: Runner-Up for Miss Universe Thailand 2012 — Also, Numwan Naviya in Let’s Fight Ghost (2021)

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Kittiphoom Wongpentak as Man

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Kittiphoom Wongpentak as Man

Character Profile: Wat’s unpredictable son. A flashback sequence reveals that he defied his father by dealing drugs. Man is connected to the series-opening car crash involving Jo.

Wongpentak’s Resume: N/A

Bangkok Breaking Cast: Abhicha Thanachanun as Cheep

Bangkok Breaking Cast - Abhicha Thanachanun as Cheep

Character Profile: Somsak’s son, a rescue worker. He has a relationship with Pratheep’s daughter. Cheep tries to prove to his father that he’s a mature and responsible adult.

Thanachanun’s Resume: N/A

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The Bangkok Breaking cast also includes Nophand Boonyai (Only God Forgives, No Escape), Arisara Wongchalee (Bus Lane, Nothing to Lose), Kittpon Khamsat, Jaytiya Naiwattanakul and Pantipa Arunwattanachai.

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

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