Know the Cast: ‘You Don’t Know Me’

You Don't Know Me Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2022 Netflix Miniseries

The You Don’t Know Me cast features Samuel Adewunmi, Sophie Wilde and Bukky Bakray. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Sarmad Masud’s 2022 Netflix miniseries. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

You Don’t Know Me follows a London car salesman named Hero who gets accused of murdering a drug dealer. The protagonist narrates about the past and his girlfriend’s connection to organized crime. As Hero defends himself in court, he informs audiences about the bigger picture. Here’s every main performer and character in You Don’t Know Me, an adaptation of Imran Mahmood’s 2017 novel.

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You Don’t Know Me Cast: Samuel Adewunmi as Hero

You Don't Know Me Cast on Netflix - Samuel Adewunmi as Hero

Character Profile: A car salesman who defends himself during a murder trial. He describes the context for his relationship with a mysterious woman named Sophie. Hero explains his actions in court but leaves out a few facts in order to protect certain people.

Adewunmi’s Resume: Benedict in Dixi (2016), Femi in The Last Tree (2019), Marzouq in Born a King (2019), Carcer Dun in The Watch (2020-21), Ed Harrison/Theo Walters in Angela Black (2021)

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You Don’t Know Me Cast: Sophie Wilde as Kyra

You Don't Know Me Cast on Netflix - Sophie Wilde as Kyra

Character Profile: Hero’s love interest. She is an avid book reader with a brother in prison. Kyra moves in with Hero and then disappears after being forced to pay a debt.

Wilde’s Resume: Scout in Eden (2021)

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You Don’t Know Me Cast: Bukky Bakray as Bless

You Don't Know Me Cast on Netflix - Bukky Bakray as Bless

Character Profile: Hero’s sister. She develops a tight bond with Kyra. Bless makes a fateful decision in order to help her brother.

Bakray’s Resume: Shola “Rocks” Omotoso in Rocks (2019), Mia in The Gospel According to Gail (2021)

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You Don’t Know Me Cast: Roger Nsengiyumva as Jamil

You Don't Know Me Cast on Netflix - Roger Nsengiyumva as Jamil

Character Profile: Hero’s underworld contact. He is a Muslim who owes money to Camden gangsters. Jamil’s death prompts Hero to look after the best interests of his sister and girlfriend.

Nsengiyumva’s Resume: Jumah in Sixteen (2013), Cole Eli in Chasing Shadows (2014), DC Slater in Armchair Detectives (2017), Rog in Tomb Raider (2018), Dadir Hassan in Informer (2018)

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You Don’t Know Me Cast: Tuwaine Barrett as Curt

You Don't Know Me Cast on Netflix - Tuwaine Barrett as Curt

Character Profile: Hero’s longtime friend. He lives in Camden and provides information about gang members known as the Glockz. Curt pursues a romantic relationship with Bless.

Barrett’s Resume: Zeno in Silent Witness (2019), Referee Boy in The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019), Big T in Blue Story (2019), Police Officer in Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Cumberlidge in The Witchfinder (2022)

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The You Don’t Know Me cast also includes Yetunde Oduwole (Meet the Adebanjos, The First Team), Michael Gould (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Jevan Onasanya (TV debut), Miai Leonie Phillip (Zero ChillAndy and the Band) and Jensen Adeyanju (Brave Bunnies).

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