Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Loving Adults’

Loving Adults Cast - Every Main Actor and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Loving Adults cast features Dar Salim, Sonja Richter and Sus Wilkins. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Loving Adults explores the chaotic marriage of a Danish couple. When Christian gets caught having an affair, he plots to kill his unassuming wife. Meanwhile, a detective discusses an unsolved homicide with his daughter. The storyline follows Christian as he makes a significant compromise that will hopefully keep him out of prison. Here’s every main performer and character in Loving Adults.

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Loving Adults Cast: Dar Salim as Christian

Loving Adults Cast on Netflix - Dar Salim as Christian

Character Profile: A Danish engineer. He gets involved in a fraudulent business scheme while having an affair with a colleague. Christian plans to kill his wife but targets the wrong woman.

Salim’s Resume: Azzam in The Devil’s Double (2011), Qotho in Game of Thrones (2011), Zaid in Darkland (2017), Mikael in Boys (2022), Malik in Black Crab (2022)

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Loving Adults Cast: Sonja Richter as Leonora

Loving Adults Cast on Netflix - Sonja Richter as Leonora

Character Profile: Christian’s wife. She is a former musician who suspects that her husband may be cheating. Leonora proposes a dark solution for her marital conflict.

Richter’s Resume: Cæcilie in Open Hearts (2002), Cecilie Larsen in Cecilie (2007), Merete Lynggaard in Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013), Gro Svendsen in The Homesman (2014), Gabrielle Montand in West of Liberty (2019)

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Loving Adults Cast: Sus Wilkins as Xenia

Loving Adults Cast on Netflix - Sus Wilkins as Xenia

Character Profile: Christian’s lover. She works for Kolibri Architects and doesn’t enjoy being viewed as a “toy.” Xenia assumes that Christian is ready to begin a proper relationship.

Wilkins’ Resume: Natascha in Perfekte steder (2017-19), Denise in Gidseltagningen (2017), Girl at the Coffee Shop in Domino (2019), Mette in Mellem os (2019), Denise in Fixer (2021)

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Loving Adults Cast: Mikael Birkkjaer as Holger

Loving Adults Cast on Netflix - Mikael Birkkjaer as Holger

Character Profile: A Danish detective. He discusses a murder case throughout the film with his daughter. Holger knows that Christian is hiding facts about an unsolved homicide.

Birkkjaer’s Resume: Claes Lehmann in Aftermath (2004), Ulrik Strange in Forbrydelsen (2009), Philip Christensen in Borgen (2010-), Peter Nielsen in Something’s Rockin’ (2017), Niels-Anders in Baby Fever (2022)

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The Loving Adults cast also includes Katinka Petersen, Lars Ranthe (Adam’s Apples, Another Round), Milo Campanale (Stikker, Elves), Iris Mealor Olsen and Morten Burian (Replay, Speak No Evil).

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