The I Used to Be Famous cast features Ed Skrein, Eleanor Matsuura and Eoin Macken. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Eddie Sternberg’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
I Used to Be Famous focuses on the trials and tribulations of a former pop star. As Vince looks for music gigs in Peckham, he thinks about his glory days as a member of Stereo Dream. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he forms a two-man band with an autistic drummer. Here’s every actor and character in I Used to Be Famous.
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I Used to Be Famous Cast: Ed Skrein as Vince
Character Profile: A former member of Stereo Dream. He is a street musician who tries to schedule a gig at Peckham’s Finest. Vince forms a band with an autistic drummer and inadvertently upsets the boy’s mother.
Skrein’s Resume: Daario Naharis in Game of Thrones (2013), Ajax in Deadpool (2016), Officer Bell in If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Zapan in Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Dick Best in Midway (2019)
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I Used to Be Famous Cast: Eleanor Matsuura as Amber
Character Profile: The mother of an autistic drummer. She worries about her son performing in public. Eleanor believes that Vince might be manipulating her child for self-serving reasons.
Matsuura’s Resume: Hannah Santo in MI-5 (2015), Baron Chau in Into the Badlands (2017-19), Epione in Wonder Woman (2017), Yumiko Okumura in The Walking Dead (2018-), Candace Taylor in The One and Only Ivan (2020)
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I Used to Be Famous Cast: Eoin Macken as Austin
Character Profile: A former member of Stereo Dream. He is a popular recording artist who works on his final solo album. Austin agrees to watch Vince perform at Peckham’s Finest.
Macken’s Resume: The Man in The Inside (2012), Dr. TC Callahan in The Night Shift (2014-17), Doc in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Rob in The Forest (2016), Gavin Harris in La Brea (2021-)
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I Used to Be Famous Cast: Leo Long as Stevie
Character Profile: An autistic drummer. He meets Vince after an impromptu street performance. Stevie idolizes the jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette and hopes to attend a music school.
Long’s Resume: Alexander Hill in Professor T (2022)
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The I Used to Be Famous cast also includes Lorraine Ashbourne (King Kong, Bridgerton), Neil Stuke (Game-On, Sliding Doors), Kurt Egyiawan (Skyfall, Beasts of No Nation), Stanley Morgan (Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher, The Sandman) and Racheal Ofori.
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