The Finch cast features Tom Hanks and Caleb Landry Jones. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Miguel Sapochnik’s 2021 Apple TV+ movie. Browse more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Finch examines the aftermath of an apocalyptic event. The title character — presumably the last man on Earth – plans a trip from St. Louis to San Francisco. He vows to protect a dog named Goodyear and creates an advanced robot. As the main protagonist reflects about the past, he prepares his companions for the future. Here’s a breakdown of the main performers and characters in Finch.
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Finch Cast: Tom Hanks as Finch Weinberg
Character Profile: An American inventor who previously worked for Tae Technologies. He worries about making mistakes and looks after a dog named Goodyear. The protagonist uses an artificial intelligence system named Dewey and also develops a robot named Jeff, an inquisitive being who learns from his creator.
Hanks’ Resume: Joe in Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump (1994), Captain Miller in Saving Private Ryan (1998), Chuck Nolan in Cast Away (2000) Captain Kidd in News of the World (2020)
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Finch Cast: Caleb Landry Jones as Jeff
Character Profile: A robot who is designed to specifically look after Goodyear, if and when his creator passes away. The character goes by the name Jeff and appears to lack initiative and common sense, but it eventually gains real world experience during a fateful journey west.
Jones’ Resume: Cassidy/Banshee in X-Men: First Class (2011), Red Welby in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), Jeremy Armitage in Get Out (2017), Steven Burnett in Twin Peaks (2017), Bobby Wiggins in The Dead Don’t Die (2019)
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The Finch cast also includes Marie Wagenman (Godless, 12 Strong), Lora Cunningham (The Book of Eli, Sicario) and Oscar Avila (Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Selena: The Series).
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