The Lies and Deceit cast features Ángela Cremonte, Javier Rey and Manuela Velasco. This info article contains minor spoilers for Curro Novallas’ Spanish thriller series on Netflix. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Lies and Deceit follows a woman named Laura who discovers that she was drugged and sexually assaulted. The teacher uses social media to expose her attacker and then seeks the help of two detectives. Meanwhile, Laura’s sister secretly carries on an affair. When the sexual assault investigation stalls, the siblings try to locate evidence that can be used in court. Here’s every main performer and character in Lies and Deceit.
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Ángela Cremonte as Laura Munar
Character Profile: The main protagonist, a literature teacher. She wakes up with a headache and immediately suspects that she was sexually assaulted. Laura discovers that her attacker’s wife committed suicide in the past.
Cremonte’s Resume: Sabina in Hispania, la leyenda (2010-12), Elvira in The Sleeping Voice (2011), María Tudor in Charles, Emperor King (2015-16), Elisa Cifuentes in Cable Girls (2017-20), Blanca in Feria: The Darkest Light (2022)
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Javier Rey as Xavier Vera
Character Profile: Laura’s attacker, a doctor. He initially claims his innocence but hides the truth from his teenage son. Xavier begins a new relationship with an undercover police officer.
Rey’s Resume: Alejo in Hispania, la leyenda (2010-12), David-Trigo in Not the End (2014), Sito Miñanco in Cocaine Coast (2018), Javier in Sin fin (2018), David in Las de la última fila (2022)
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Manuela Velasco as Cata
Character Profile: Laura’s sister. She has an affair with her sibling’s ex-husband. Cata briefly doubts Laura’s sexual assault claim and then offers her full support.
Velasco’s Resume: Ángela Vidal in the REC Movie Franchise (2007-14), Ana Valverde in La chica de ayer (2009), Cristina Otegui in Velvet (2013-16), Maica in Amar es para siempre (2020-21), Terapeuta in Express (2022)
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Miquel Fernández as Iván
Character Profile: Laura’s ex-husband. He carries on an affair with Cata. Iván teaches Laura how to use a Glock pistol.
Fernández’s Resume: Daniel in Family United (2013), Pablo in Mar de plástico (2015-16), Ramon in All I See Is You (2016), Julio in To Steal from a Thief (2016), César Valdivieso in Alba (2021)
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Itziar Atienza as Daniela Bauza
Character Profile: A pregnant detective. She believes that Xavier is guilty and confronts him in a park. Daniela, like Laura, learns that she was drugged and sexually assaulted.
Atienza’s Resume: Vendedora in Spanish Affair (2014), Marta in Plan de fuga (2016), Azafata de tierra in Smoke & Mirrors (2016), Ángela in The Tip of the Iceberg (2016), Geni León in Los pacientes del doctor García (2022)
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Víctor Duplá as Sergio
Character Profile: Cata’s husband. He is a stay-at-home dad who doesn’t know about his wife’s affair. Sergio naturally struggles upon learning the truth.
Duplá’s Resume: Agente Ibáñez in Sexy Killer: You’ll Die for Her (2008), Romero in Cocaine Coast (2018), Manuel Salgado in Cuéntame (2019-21), Alfred in Eye for an Eye (2019), Andrés in La Unidad (2020-)
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Lies and Deceit Cast: Paco Tous as Victor Silva
Character Profile: Daniela’s investigative partner. He doesn’t like hospitals and has a 25-year-old daughter who lives at home. Victor urges Daniela to stay neutral while investigating the facts about Laura’s case.
Tous’ Resume: Paco Miranda in Los hombres de Paco (2005-21), Suso in Here’s the Deal (2013), Conductor in The Invisible Guest (2016), Moscú in Money Heist (2017-21), Eduardo in Hombre muerto no sabe vivir (2021)
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The Lies and Deceit cast also includes Susi Sánchez (The Skin I Live In, Pain and Glory), Óscar Ortuño (Flipante Noa!, 30 Coins), Sofía Oria (Invader, Bandoleros), Fran Cantos (Paraíso, La Unidad) and Rubén de Eguia (Merlí, Acacias 38).
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