The Borrego cast features Lucy Hale, Leynar Gomez and Olivia Trujillo. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Jesse Harris’ 2022 movie on Netflix. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Borrego follows a botanist in San Diego County’s Borrego Springs. She researches the area and observes a plane crash. The narrative chronicles the protagonist’s attempts to escape from a drug running pilot and his cartel colleague. Here’s every main performer and character in Borrego.
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Borrego Cast: Lucy Hale as Elly
Character Profile: A botanist who conducts a plant survey in San Diego County. She feels guilty about a car crash that killed her half-sister. Elly bonds with a drug transporting pilot as they navigate the desert.
Hale’s Resume: Aria Montgomery in Pretty Little Liars (2010-17), Sherrie in Scream 4 (2011), Olivia Barron in Truth or Dare (2018), Melanie Cole in Fantasy Island (2020), DC Lake Edmunds in Ragdoll (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Senior Year’
Borrego Cast: Leynar Gomez as Tomas
Character Profile: A Fentanyl transporter. His plane crashes in the desert, and he enlists Elly for help. Tomas reveals that he is a former teacher, with a sick father, who inadvertently took a job with the cartel.
Gomez’s Resume: Elías in Port Father (2013), Limon in Narcos (2016), Pinto in Towards the Battle (2019), Alcides in The Awakening of the Ants (2019), Félix in Sumergible (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘A Perfect Pairing’
Borrego Cast: Olivia Trujillo as Alex Gomez
Character Profile: The daughter of the San Diego County sheriff. She meets Elly in the desert. Alex helps her father track down a cartel member.
Trujillo’s Resume: Young Alexa in Por Sofia (2016), 10-year-old Alexa in #Realityhigh (2017), Arsinoe in Drunk History (2019), Aleida Rosales in For All Mankind (2019), Eva in Vivo (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘The Perfect Family’
Borrego Cast: Jorge A. Jimenez as Guillermo
Character Profile: A Mexican cartel member. He hires a pilot who crashes in the desert. Guillermo kills two men near Borrego Springs and thus gains the attention of the local sheriff.
Jimenez’s Resume: Gil in Desdemona: A Love Story (2009), Cruz in Hermoso Silencio (2010), Poison in Narcos (2015-16), Gustavo in No Man’s Land (2020), Motosierra in S.O.Z: Soldados o Zombies (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘F*ck Love Too’
Borrego Cast: Nicholas Gonzalez as Jose Gomez
Character Profile: The San Diego County deputy sheriff. He is a married man who works alone. Jose investigates Elly’s disappearance while trying to look after his thrill-seeking daughter, Alex.
Gonzalez’s Resume: Alex Santiago in Resurrection Blvd. (2000-02), Detective Marco Furey in Pretty Little Liars (2016-17), Dr. Neil Melendez in The Good Doctor (2017-20), Agent Lopez in Narcos (2017), Levi Delgado in La Brea (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Heartstopper’
The Borrego cast also includes Jim Meskimen (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Punisher), Jaime Aymerich (Betty en NY, The Garcias), Edward J. Bentley (Paradise Hills, Money Heist), Brendan McNamee (Arde Madrid, Wasp Network) and Cari Kabinoff (Rolston Rye’s Guide to LA, My Name Is Burns).
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