The I Came By cast features George MacKay, Percelle Ascott and Kelly Macdonald. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Babak Anvari’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
I Came By focuses on a two-man tagging crew that targets rich people in London. Toby is fully committed to his cause, whereas his best friend Jay prepares for a new life as a father. The storyline follows the main protagonists as they investigate a judge. Here’s every performer and character in I Came By.
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I Came By Cast: George MacKay as Toby Nealey
Character Profile: A 23-year-old graffiti artist. He seemingly lives an aimless life and waits for inheritance money from his late father. Toby becomes paranoid after breaking into a judge’s home and finding bizarre pictures.
MacKay’s Resume: Bodevan in Captain Fantastic (2016), Lance Corporal Schofield in 1917 (2019), Ned Kelly in True History of the Kelly Gang (2019), Jacob in Wolf (2021), Hugh Legat in Munich – The Edge of War (2022)
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I Came By Cast: Percelle Ascott as Jameel “Jay” Agassi
Character Profile: Toby’s best friend. He quits tagging after learning that he’ll soon be a father. Jay tries to please his girlfriend while Toby investigates the personal life of a highly respected judge.
Ascott’s Resume: Benny Sherwood in Wizards vs. Aliens (2012-14), Ben Morgan in A Brilliant Young Mind (2014), Delph in Doctor Who (2018), Harry in The Innocents (2018), Jesse in Tin Star (2020)
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I Came By Cast: Kelly Macdonald as Lizzie Nealey
Character Profile: Toby’s mother. She is a therapist who worries about her son’s unpredictable behavior. Lizzie watches a judge’s home after Toby disappears.
Macdonald’s Resume: Diane in Trainspotting (1996), Mary Maceachran in Gosford Park (2001), Carla Jean Moss in No Country for Old Men (2007), Margaret Thompson in Boardwalk Empire (2010-14), Merida in Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
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I Came By Cast: Varada Sethu as Naserine “Naz” Raheem
Character Profile: Jay’s pregnant girlfriend. She works on a dissertation proposal and gets disowned by her parents. Naz’s academic goals connect her to one of Toby and Jay’s targets.
Sethu’s Resume: Tressler Assistant in Now You See Me 2 (2016), Mishal Ali in Hard Sun (2018), Manisha Chetri in Strike Back (2019-20), CIA Analyst McArthur in Hanna (2019), Shira in Jurassic World Dominion (2022)
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I Came By Cast: Hugh Bonneville as Hector Blake
Character Profile: A London judge. He is known as “Saint Blake” due to his work with refugees. Hector kidnaps and murders people who remind him of his father’s sexual fling with a Persian man.
Bonneville’s Resume: Bernie in Notting Hill (1999), Young John Bayley in Iris (2001), Robert Crawley in Downton Abbey (2010-15), Henry Brown in Paddington (2014), Roald Dahl in To Olivia (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Day Shift’
The I Came By cast also includes Franc Ashman (Peep Show, I May Destroy You), Anthony Calf (Beau Geste, The Madness of King George), Antonio Aakeel (Tomb Raider, Slow Horses), Alicia Ambrose-Bayly (Doctors, Coronation Street) and Tarik Badwan (movie debut).
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