The Gray Man cast features Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Anthony Russo and Joe Russo’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Gray Man follows a convicted killer turned CIA assassin. When Six learns about an internal agency conspiracy, he sends evidence to a former boss in Prague. The narrative explores the protagonist’s attempts to eliminate an independent contractor who teams up with a dirty CIA contact. Here’s every main performer and character in The Gray Man, an adaptation of Mark Greaney’s 2009 novel.
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The Gray Man Cast: Ryan Gosling as Six
Character Profile: A convicted killer who works as a CIA assassin. He learns about a conspiracy and receives evidence that could expose a high-ranking CIA officer. Six tries to protect his long-time handler and the man’s young niece.
Gosling’s Resume: Dan Dunne in Half Nelson (2006), Dean in Blue Valentine (2010), Driver in Drive (2011), Sebastian in La La Land (2016), K in Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
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The Gray Man Cast: Chris Evans as Lloyd Hansen
Character Profile: An independent contractor. He is a former CIA agent who tracks down Six. Lloyd reunites with former CIA colleagues/Harvard classmates.
Evans’ Resume: Johnny Storm in Fantastic Four (2005), Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Steve Rogers/Captain America in the MCU (2011-), Curtis in Snowpiercer (2013), Ransom Drysdale in Knives Out (2019)
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The Gray Man Cast: Ana de Armas as Dani Miranda
Character Profile: A CIA agent. She tails Six and preps him for missions. Dani tries to expose a corrupt colleague.
De Armas’ Resume: Felicidad Iglesias in Hands of Stone (2016), Joi in Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Marta Cabrera in Knives Out (2019), Paloma in No Time to Die (2021), Melinda Van Allen in Deep Water (2022)
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The Gray Man Cast: Billy Bob Thornton as Fitzroy
Character Profile: Six’s longtime CIA handler. He runs the Sierra program and clashes with a young colleague. Fitzroy asks Six to protect his niece from Lloyd.
Thornton’s Resume: Karl Childers in Sling Blade (1996), Jacob in A Simple Plan (1998), Hank Grotowski in Monster’s Ball (2001), Willie in Bad Santa (2003), Hank Grotowski in Goliath (2016-)
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The Gray Man Cast: Jessica Henwick as Suzanne Brewer
Character Profile: A CIA official. She worries about working with Lloyd while tracking down Six. Suzanne is a Harvard-educated woman who strategizes against former classmates.
Henwick’s Resume: Nymeria Sand in Game of Thrones (2015-17), Jess Testor in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), Colleen Wing in Iron Fist (2017-18), Aimee in Love and Monsters (2020), Fiona in On the Rocks (2020)
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The Gray Man Cast: Dhanush as Avik San
Character Profile: Lloyd’s Tamil assassin. He goes by “Lone Wolf” and tracks down Six. Avik turns on Lloyd after acquiring a coveted flash drive.
Dhanush’s Resume: K.P. Karuppu in Aadukalam (2011), Kundan Shankar in Raanjhanaa (2013), Anbu in Vada Chennai (2018), Siva Saamy in Asuran (2019), Maaran in Maaran (2022)
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The Gray Man Cast: Alfre Woodard as Margaret Cahill
Character Profile: A former CIA chief at the London station. She lives in Prague and receives a visit from Six and Miranda. Margaret is deathly ill and makes a fateful decision when Lloyd arrives at her home.
Woodard’s Resume: Lily in Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Dr. Claudia Villars in K-PAX (2001), Mistress Shaw in 12 Years a Slave (2013), Evelyn in Annabelle (2014), Paris in See (2019-21)
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The Gray Man Cast: Regé-Jean Page as Carmichael
Character Profile: A corrupt CIA official. He strategizes against both Fitzroy and Six. Carmichael is a Harvard-educated man who uses his former classmate, Lloyd, for dirty work.
Page’s Resume: Guy Braxton in Waterloo Road (2015), Chicken George in Roots (2016), Leonard Knox in For The People (2018-19), Simon Basset in Bridgerton (2020), Chico Sweetney in Sylvie’s Love (2020)
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The Gray Man Cast: Wagner Moura as Laszlo Sosa
Character Profile: Six’s Vienna contact. He specializes in fake passports. Laszlo betrays Six and hopes to receive bounty money from Lloyd.
Moura’s Resume: Capitão Nascimento in Elite Squad (2007), Spider in Elysium (2013), Pablo Escobar in Narcos (2015-16), Juan Pablo Roque in Wasp Network (2019), Dan Velasquez in Shining Girls (2022)
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The Gray Man cast also includes Julia Butters (American Housewife, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Shea Whigham (Take Shelter, Gaslit), Deobia Oparei (Game of Thrones, Sex Education), Robert Kazinsky (Pacific Rim, EastEnders) and Daz Crawford (Blade II, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.).
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