The Let the Right One In cast features Demián Bichir, Madison Taylor Baez and Anika Noni Rose. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Andrew Hinderaker’s Showtime series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Let the Right One In follows a New York City man who looks after his vampire daughter. As Mark Kane grows desperate for a cure, he uses human blood to satisfy his child’s needs. The narrative examines the main characters’ decision-making process as they earn the attention of curious friends and acquaintances. Here’s every actor and character in Let the Right One In, an adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s 2004 novel.
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Let the Right One In Cast: Demián Bichir as Mark Kane
Character Profile: A New York City widower. He has spent the last decade looking after his vampire daughter. Mark works as a cook and hopes to develop a cure for his child.
Bichir’s Resume: Carlos Galindo in A Better Life (2011), Mendez in Machete Kills (2013), Bob in The Hateful Eight (2015), Walter Simmons in Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), Miguel in Land (2021)
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Let the Right One In Cast: Madison Taylor Baez as Eleanor Kane
Character Profile: Mark’s 12-year-old daughter. She hasn’t aged since becoming a vampire. Eleanor befriends a neighbor and tries to live a relatively normal life.
Baez’s Resume: Young Selena in Selena: The Series (2020-21)
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Let the Right One In Cast: Anika Noni Rose as Naomi Cole
Character Profile: Mark’s neighbor. She is an NYPD homicide detective and former singer. Naomi’s son bonds with Mark’s daughter.
Rose’s Resume: Lorrell Robinson in Dreamgirls (2006), Tiana in The Princess and the Frog (2009), Wendy Scott-Carr in The Good Wife (2010-13), Pauline in Everything, Everything (2017), Regina in Maid (2021)
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Let the Right One In Cast: Grace Gummer as Claire Logan
Character Profile: The daughter of a controversial scientist. She is a disease researcher who learns that her brother transformed into a vampire. Claire has a complicated relationship with her father.
Gummer’s Resume: Young Clara in The House of the Spirits (1993), Rachel in Frances Ha (2012), Julie Gelineau in Extant (2014-15), Arabella Sours in The Homesman (2014), Dominique DiPierro in Mr. Robot (2016-19)
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Let the Right One In Cast: Ian Foreman as Isaiah Cole
Character Profile: Naomi’s son. He is a 7th grader who wants to be a magician. Isaiah experiences bullying while building a friendship with Eleanor.
Foreman’s Resume: Lincoln in Video Journals (2020), Moh in Ordinary Joe (2021), Jamie Rich in The Holiday Switch (2021)
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Let the Right One In Cast: Željko Ivanek as Arthur Logan
Character Profile: Claire’s father. He is a disgraced scientist who made a pain killer that seemingly couldn’t be abused. Arthur tries to save his vampire son while dying from pancreatic cancer.
Ivanek’s Resume: Dr. Cordell Doemling in Hannibal (2001), Ray Fiske in Damages (2007-10), Paulo in Seven Psychopaths (2012), Robert Pender in Argo (2012), Le Coq in The Last Duel (2021)
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The Let the Right One In cast also includes Kevin Carroll (Being John Malkovich, Blindspotting), Nick Stahl (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Sin City), Jacob Buster (Colony, Colin in Black & White), Fernanda Andrade (Sons of Anarchy, The Devil Inside) and Jimmie Saito (Sweetbitter, Power Book II: Ghost).
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