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Know the Cast: ‘Fear Street: Part Two – 1978’

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2021 Netflix Movie

The Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 cast features Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd and Ryan Simpkins. This info article contains minor spoilers for Leigh Janiak’s 2021 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 picks up on the events of Fear Street Part One: 1994. As Shadyside students investigate their cursed community, they meet a woman who survived a 70s massacre. The narrative chronicles the experiences of Ziggy Berman as she recalls a face-to-face encounter with several undead serial killers. Here’s every main performer and character in Fear Street: Part Two – 1978, an adaptation of R. L. Stine’s novel series.

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: Sadie Sink as Ziggy Berman

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - Sadie Sink as Ziggy Berman

Character Profile: A younger version of “C. Berman.” She displays rebellious behavior during a 1978 trip to Camp Nightwing. Ziggy clashes with her uptight sister while bonding with a local police officer.

Sink’s Resume: Suzanne Ballard in American Odyssey (2015), Kimberly in Chuck (2016), Max Mayfield in Stranger Things (2017-), Young Lori in The Glass Castle (2017), Haley in Eli (2019)

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: Emily Rudd as Cindy Berman

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - Emily Rudd as Cindy Berman

Character Profile: Ziggy’s sister. She is a straight-laced student who wants to leave Shadyside. Cindy panics when her boyfriend becomes possessed by a spirit.

Rudd’s Resume: Miranda in Sea Change (2017), Kim in Electric Dreams (2018), Ella Hopkins in The Romanoffs (2018), Heidi in Dynasty (2020), Ginny in Moonshot (2022)

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: Ryan Simpkins as Alice

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - Ryan Simpkins as Alice

Character Profile: Ziggy and Cindy’s rebellious friend. She hangs out with her boyfriend and jokes about local legends. Alice reveals that she wears spiked bracelets to deal with psychological pain.

Simpkins’ Resume: Jennifer Wheeler in Revolutionary Road (2008), Jennifer Strunk in A Single Man (2009), Aubrey Pope in Brigsby Bear (2017), Deena Jones in All the Little Things We Kill (2019), Jewel Irons in Wayward Guide (2020)

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: McCabe Slye as Tommy Slater

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - McCabe Slye as Tommy Slater

Character Profile: Cindy’s boyfriend. He is a camp counselor who gets attacked by a nurse. Tommy suffers from headaches and begins killing people.

Slye’s Resume: Travis in Rise (2018), Ryan in Destroyer (2018), Brett in The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018), Jimmy Buss in Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (2022)

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: Ted Sutherland as Young Nick Goode

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - Ted Sutherland as Young Nick Goode

Character Profile: A younger version of Sheriff Nick Goode from Fear Street Part One: 1994. He plans for a life in law enforcement after the death of his father. Nick bonds with Ziggy but ultimately betrays her.

Sutherland’s Resume: Shmuel in Fading Gigolo (2013), Ari Kaplan/Zack Foster in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2016-19), Alan in The Deuce (2017), Simon Saunders in Rise (2018), Percy in The Walking Dead: World Beyond (2020-21)

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: Jordana Spiro as Nurse Mary Lane

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - Jordana Spiro as Nurse Mary Lane

Character Profile: A nurse at Camp Nightwing. She is also the mother of a Shadyside Killer named Ruby Lane. Mary attacks Tommy and states that he will die by the end of the day.

Spiro’s Resume: Brandi Thorson in The Huntress (2000-01), P.J. Franklin in My Boys (2006-10), Ivy Selleck in The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009), Sarah Weller in Blindspot (2015-20), Rachel Garrison in Ozark (2017-22)

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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 Cast: Gillian Jacobs as C. Berman/Adult Ziggy

Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Cast on Netflix - Gillian Jacobs as C. Berman/Adult Ziggy

Character Profile: A survivor of the 1978 Camp Nightwing massacre. She recalls her experiences during the 1994 timeline. “Christine” is a recluse who urges local teenager to leave Shadyside.

Jacobs’ Resume: Cherry Daiquiri/Beth in Choke (2008), Britta Perry/Buzzkill in Community (2009-15), Dana in The Box (2009), Mickey Dobbs in Love (2016-18), Chris Riley in Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (2022)

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The Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 cast also includes Kiana Madeira (Really Me, Trinkets), Benjamin Flores Jr. (Ride Along, Rim of the World), Ashley Zukerman (Manhattan, The Lost Symbol), Olivia Scott Welch (Shithouse, Panic), Chiara Aurelia (Tell Me Your Secrets, Cruel Summer) and Jordyn DiNatale (Shades of Blue, The Irishman).

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