The Windfall cast features Jesse Plemons, Lily Collins and Jason Segel. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Charlie McDowell’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Windfall follows a tech CEO who vacations with his wife. The couple discovers an intruder inside their home and hope to negotiate a deal. Meanwhile, a gardener shows up and becomes immersed in the madness. The character study examines the motivations of each individual as they try to stay one step ahead. Here’s every performer and character in Windfall.
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Windfall Cast: Jesse Plemons as CEO
Character Profile: A tech CEO who, in the past, developed a game-changing algorithm. He hopes to spend some alone time with his wife after backing out of a CES keynote speaker commitment. The CEO defends his behavior and cites “rich, white guy problems.”
Plemons’ Resume: Todd in Breaking Bad (2012-13), Val Dodd in The Master (2012), Ed Blumquist in Fargo (2015), Chuckie O’Brien in The Irishman (2019), George Burbank in The Power of the Dog (2021)
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Windfall Cast: Lily Collins as Wife
Character Profile: The CEO’s wife. She’s a former assistant who is in charge of building schools and hospitals on four different continents. The Wife hopes to be more independent in the future.
Collins’ Resume: Snow White in Mirror Mirror (2012), Rosie Dunne in Love, Rosie (2014), Ellen in To the Bone (2017), Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris (2020-), Rita Alexander in Mank (2020)
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Windfall Cast: Jason Segel as Nobody
Character Profile: The central villain (or antihero). He plans to rob the CEO but doesn’t explain why. “Nobody” remains relatively calm and likes having the final word during conversations.
Segel’s Resume: Nick Andopolis in Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000), Marshall Eriksen in How I Met Your Mother (2005-14), Peter Bretter in Forgetting Sara Marshall (2008), David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour (2015), Paul Westhead in Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (2022)
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Windfall Cast: Omar Leyva as Gardener
Character Profile: The CEO’s gardener. He arrives to express his appreciation for work opportunities. The gardener finds trouble after a fateful outdoor encounter.
Leyva’s Resume: Señor Diaz in McFarland, USA (2015), Manny Perez in Inbetween (2015), Matias in American Crime (2017), Manuel in Icebox (2018), Luis Rivera in Grey’s Anatomy (2019-20)
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