The Valley of the Dead cast features Miki Esparbé, Aura Garrido and Luis Callejo. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Alberto de Toro and Javier Ruiz Caldera’s 2020 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Valley of the Dead follows a disgraced Spanish army captain who tries to repair his reputation. During the Spanish Civil War, Jan meets a group of militia members while trying to deliver a letter. The main protagonists learn about a zombie outbreak and look for a way to escape. Here’s every performer and character in Valley of the Dead, an adaptation of Manuel Martín Ferreras’ novel Noche de Difuntos del 38.
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Valley of the Dead Cast: Miki Esparbé as Jan
Character Profile: A Spanish army captain. He tries to repair his damaged reputation after head-butting a judge. Jan is a corporate lawyer who fights zombies with several militia members.
Esparbé’s Resume: Rafa in Off Course (2015), Nacho in El rei borni (2016), Martín Pulido in Drug Squad: Costa del Sol (2019), Aníbal Ledesma in The Innocent (2021), Pablo in More the Merrier (2021)
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Valley of the Dead Cast: Aura Garrido as Matacuras aka Priest-Killer
Character Profile: A militia fighter. She bonds with Jan while keeping a safe emotional distance. Matacuras prioritizes her personal goals throughout the movie.
Garrido’s Resume: Mónica in Plans for Tomorrow (2010), Stockholm in The Body (2012), Ella in Stockholm (2013), Amelia Folch in The Ministry of Time (2015-20), Olivia Costa in The Innocent (2021)
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Valley of the Dead Cast: Luis Callejo as Sargento
Character Profile: A militia leader. He is a self-proclaimed anarchist who values his railway experience. Sargento changes his plans after learning about a zombie outbreak.
Callejo’s Resume: Curro in The Fury of a Patient Man (2016), Ramis in Below Zero (2021), Paco in More the Merrier (2021), Andrés Calero in In From the Cold (2022), Simón Lago in The Longest Night (2022)
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Valley of the Dead Cast: Álvaro Cervantes as Mecha
Character Profile: A militia member known as “Match.” He is a former stock car racer who likes to fight. Mecha reveals that his wife and son were killed during the Spanish Civil War.
Cervantes’ Resume: Feliciano in Hanna (2011), Rai in Angels of Sex (2012), Carlos de Austria in Charles, Emperor King (2015-16), Rai Messeguer Ortiz in Criminal: Spain (2019), Raul in More the Merrier (2021)
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Valley of the Dead Cast: Jesús Carroza as Jurel
Character Profile: A lieutenant for the Spanish Phalanx of the National Syndicalist Offensive. He lives with a woman named Sister Flor. Jurel states that his fiancee died during the Spanish Civil War.
Carroza’s Resume: Richi in 7 Virgins (20050), Elvis in Celda 211 (2009), Compi in El nino (2014), Miguel in Marshland (2014), Guerao in Heirs to the Land (2022)
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The Valley of the Dead cast also includes Dafnis Balduz (Hospital Central, Forasters), Sergio Torrico (Just Before Christ, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard), Manel Llunell (Moebius, La Pietà), Mouad Ghazouan (Merlí, The Good Boss) and María Botto (Risen, Hustle).
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