The Santo cast features Raúl Arévalo, Bruno Gagliasso and Victória Guerra. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Carlos López’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Santo explores the search for a notorious international drug dealer. A Madrid detective named Millán investigates the title character while dealing with personal vices and a rebellious daughter. Meanwhile, an undercover cop from Brazil turns up in Spain after being kidnapped. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they gather intel from their target’s ex-girlfriend. Here’s every actor and character in Santo.
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Santo Cast: Raúl Arévalo as Miguel Millán
Character Profile: A detective for Madrid’s organized crime division. He is chronic smoker and cocaine addict. Millán becomes the focus of an internal affairs investigation.
Arévalo’s Resume: Director of The Fury of a Patient Man (2016) — Also, Jorge Ruiz in Con el culo al aire (2012-14), Venancio Mallo in Pain and Glory (2019), Diego in Antidisturbios (2020), Jaime in More the Merrier (2021)
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Santo Cast: Bruno Gagliasso as Ernesto Cardona
Character Profile: An undercover cop from Brazil. He is discovered in Madrid after being kidnapped by Santo. Cardona looks after a key female witness.
Gagliasso’s Resume: Timotéo Cabral in The Enchanted Tale (2011), Mario in Rising Sun (2016-17), Lúcio in Marighella (2019), Daniel in Loop (2020), João in Operación Marea Negra (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Imperfects’
Santo Cast: Victória Guerra as Bárbara Azevedo
Character Profile: Santo’s mistress. She was born in Portugal and participates in an international drug ring. Bárbara turns up in Spain after disappearing for several months.
Guerra’s Resume: Vera Dias in Dancin’ Days (2012-13), Clarissa in Lines of Wellington (2012), Cristina in Amor Impossível (2015), Rosa Maria in Variações: Guardian Angel (2019), Mia in Glória (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘No Limit’
Santo Cast: Greta Fernández as Susi Jackson
Character Profile: Millán’s partner. She secretly gathers intel about the Santo case from unassuming colleagues. Susi gets caught up in an internal affairs investigation.
Fernández’s Resume: Miranda in Embers (2015), Clara in The Next Skin (2016), Sara in A Thief’s Daughter (2019), Cristina Miralles in 30 Coins (2021), Sara in The Burning Cold (2022)
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Santo Cast: María Vázquez as Arantxa Rivera
Character Profile: Millán’s ex-wife. She is a police officer who provides updates about the Santo case. Aranxta worries about the well-being of her daughter under Millán’s supervision.
Vázquez’s Resume: Inés in Mataharis (2007), Carme in Trote (2018), Julia in Eye for an Eye (2019), Rosa in Néboa (2020), Diana Escudero in Unauthorized Living (2020)
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The Santo cast also includes Judith Fernández (Sweet Pain, Acacias 38), Samuel López (Supernormal, Valeria), Iñaki Mur (Centro médico, Merlí), Daniel Horvath (Paradise Hills, Now and Then), Maarten Dannenberg (Good People, While at War) and Martin Aslan (Lifeline, Serve and Protect).
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