The Longest Night cast features Alberto Ammann, Luis Callejo and Bárbara Goenaga. This info article contains minor spoilers for Victor Sierra and Xosé Morais’ Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Longest Night takes place at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility in Spain. When a serial killer known as “The Alligator” arrives, a warden named Hugo learns about a plot to break him out. The narrative explores the inherent power dynamics within the institution and how they apply to the outside world. Here’s every main performer and character in The Longest Night.
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The Longest Night Cast: Alberto Ammann as Hugo
Character Profile: The warden at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility. He has three children named Laura, Guile and Alicia. Hugo worries about his family when he’s forced to collude with prisoners while dealing with an exterior threat.
Ammann’s Resume: Juan Oliver in Celda 211 (2009), Lope in The Outlaw (2010), Pacho Herrera in Narcos (2015-17), Javier Delgado in Mars (2016-18), Orlando Venneck in The Hunter’s Silence (2019)
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The Longest Night Cast: Luis Callejo as Simón Lago
Character Profile: A serial killer known as “The Alligator.” He poses as a security guard when masked men arrive at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility. Simón has secrets that could be exposed during a court hearing.
Callejo’s Resume: Joses in Risen (2016), Ramis in Below Zero (2021), Montejo in Bandoleros (2021), Paco in More the Merrier (2021), Andrés Calero in In From the Cold (2022)
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The Longest Night Cast: Bárbara Goenaga as Elisa Montero
Character Profile: A psychiatric doctor at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility. She is Hugo’s lover and looks after her patients during an attempted break-in.
Goenaga’s Resume: Alicia in Hospital Central (2000), Silvia in El regalo de Silvia (2003), La Chica en el Bosque in Timecrimes (2007), Ane in Pikadero (2015), Isa Picón in Supernormal (2021-)
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The Longest Night Cast: José Luis García Pérez as Lennon
Character Profile: A cop who leads a break-in at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility. He tries to negotiate with Hugo. Lennon handles internal conflict amongst his crew while targeting Simón.
Pérez’s Resume: Pedro in Cachorro (2004), Jabir in Buried (2010), John Watson in Holmes & Watson. Madrid Days (2012), Fernando in El Cid (2020), Felipe Calero in In from the Cold (2022)
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The Longest Night Cast: Roberto Álamo as Ruso
Character Profile: Lennon’s right-hand man. He clashes with colleagues about how to move forward. Ruso gets captured and reveals details about the big picture.
Álamo’s Resume: Zeca in The Skin I Live In (2011), Alfaro in May God Save Us (2016), Juan in Josefina (2021), Tomás in Wetland (2021), Salvador in The Wastleland (2022)
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The Longest Night Cast: Daniel Albaladejo as Cherokee
Character Profile: An amputee inmate at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility. He is a prison enforcer and embraces a life of violence. Cherokee develops a romantic relationship with a female inmate.
Albaladejo’s Resume: Hermano de Guzmán in Hospital Central (2004), Benito Avendaño in Camera café (2005-09), Alfonso V de Portugal in Isabel (2012-13), Julián in El accidente (2017-18), Orotz in El Cid (2020-21)
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The Longest Night Cast: Cecilia Freire as Manuela Muñoz
Character Profile: An inmate at Baruca Hill Psychiatric Correctional Facility. She is a convicted killer and talented pianist. Manuela suffers from mental health issues and builds a bond with Cherokee.
Freire’s Resume: Lara in Sin vergüenza (2001), Setefilla in Hospital Central (2007), Rita Montesinos in Velvet (2013-16), Thais in Reevolution (2017), Valeria in Just Before Christ (2019-20)
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The Longest Night cast also includes Xabier Deive (A vida por diante, Matalobos), Sabela Arán (A esmorga, Método Criminal), Laia Manzanares (Hache, Estoy vivo), César Mateo (Sky High, Welcome to Eden) and Maria Caballero (The Ministry of Time, Some Time Later).
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