The Midnight Club cast features Iman Benson, Igby Rigney and Ruth Codd. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Midnight Club centers on eight terminally-ill teenagers at a hospice center. As the protagonists discuss their life experiences, they decide that the first person to die should try to communicate from the afterlife. The narrative follows the focal teenagers as they tell fantastical late-night stories. Here’s every actor and character in The Midnight Club, an adaptation of Christopher Pike’s 1994 novel.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tell Me Lies’
The Midnight Club Cast: Iman Benson as Ilonka
Character Profile: An English student with thyroid cancer. She is an Oscar Wilde fan who hoped to attend Stanford University. Ilonka believes that her hospice facility has healing powers.
Benson’s Resume: Tia Russell in Uncle Buck (2016), Reagan in Alexa & Katie (2018-20), Joy Williams in Suits (2018-19), Drea Barris in #BlackAF (2020), Morgue/Morgan in Creepshow (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Jumping from High Places’
The Midnight Club Cast: Igby Rigney as Kevin
Character Profile: A teenager living with leukemia. He talks to Ilonka about his dream characters. Kevin worries about breaking up with his optimistic girlfriend, Katherine.
Rigney’s Resume: Evan Scott in Blue Bloods (2018), Chance in Joe Bell (2020), Warren Flynn in Midnight Mass (2021), Young Jesse in F9: The Fast Saga (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Empress’
The Midnight Club Cast: Ruth Codd as Anya
Character Profile: A “senior resident” at the Rotterdam Home. She has become hardened after watching several friends physically deteriorate and die. Anya participates in a ritual with her hospice peers.
Codd’s Resume: TV Debut in The Midnight Club
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Athena’
The Midnight Club Cast: Adia as Cheri
Character Profile: A terminally-ill cellist with a mysterious past. She is a gay teenager who tells stories that no one believes. Cheri bonds with a friend named Spence.
Adia’s Resume: TV Debut in The Midnight Club
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Lou’
The Midnight Club Cast: William Chris Sumpter as Spence
Character Profile: A teenager dying from AIDS. He is an atheist who tries to stay calm while looking for signs from the afterlife. Spence has a difficult relationship with his mother.
Sumpter’s Resume: Older Boy in Brooklyn Love Stories (2019), Young Jamie in Power (2020), Teen Theo in NYC Dreams (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’
The Midnight Club Cast: Annarah Cymone as Sandra
Character Profile: A teenager with lymphoma. She is a senior resident at the Rotterdam Home alongside Anya. Sandra receives a big surprise.
Cymone’s Resume: Ashely in Caged (2021), Leeza in Midnight Mass (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘I Used to Be Famous’
The Midnight Club Cast: Aya Furukawa as Natsuka
Character Profile: A teenager with ovarian cancer. She talks frequently about her weird dreams. Natsuka reveals dark details about her life while telling a late-night story.
Furukawa’s Resume: Japanese School Girl in The Cabin in the Woods (2011), Sachiko in The Terror (2019), Janine Kishi in The Baby-Sitters Club (2020-21), Miyuki in Happy Ever After (2021), Server in Brand New Cherry Flavor (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Blonde’
The Midnight Club Cast: Sauriyan Sapkota as Amesh
Character Profile: A teenager with glioblastoma. He develops a romantic relationship with Natsuka. Amesh has a BID (Before I Die) list.
Sapkota’s Resume: TV Debut in The Midnight Club
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Do Revenge’
The Midnight Club cast also includes Matt Biedel (Narcos: Mexico, Midnight Mass), Samantha Sloyan (Grey’s Anatomy, The Haunting of Hill House), Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights, L.A.’s Finest) and Heather Langenkamp (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Just the Ten of Us).
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