The Stranger cast features Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris and Jada Alberts. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Thomas M. Wright’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Stranger centers on an undercover cop in Western Australia who investigates a murder suspect from Queensland. As the movie begins, Mark Frame colludes with his target in a fake underworld scheme. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he tries to acquire damning evidence for a trial. Here’s every actor and character in The Stranger, an adaptation of Kate Kyriacou’s 2015 book The Sting.
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The Stranger Cast: Joel Edgerton as Mark Frame
Character Profile: A cop for the Western Australian Police. He is a father who works in the undercover crimes unit. “Mark” puts aside mental health concerns while gaining the trust of his target during a sting operation.
Edgerton’s Resume: Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby (2013), Gordo in The Gift (2015), Richard in Loving (2016), Ridgeway in The Underground Railroad (2021), Owen Lars in Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)
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The Stranger Cast: Sean Harris as Henry Teague
Character Profile: A murder suspect from Queensland. He has a long criminal record under his real name, Peter Morley. Henry joins an underworld criminal organization that actually consists of undercover cops.
Harris’ Resume: Stretch in Harry Brown (2009), Captain Sandy Browning in ’71 (2014), Lane in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015), Macduff in Macbeth (2015), Darren in Spencer (2021)
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The Stranger Cast: Jada Alberts as Kate Rylett
Character Profile: A senior detective for the Western Australia Police. She tracks Henry’s movements and worries about a lack of evidence. Kate is convinced that her target killed a young boy.
Alberts’ Resume: Ellin Conway in Red Hill (2010), Toni Goodes in Wentworth (2013-14), Nerida West in Cleverman (2016-17), Sandy Fanshawe in Wake in Fright (2017), Fran Davis in Mystery Road (2020)
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The Stranger cast also includes Cormac Wright (movie debut), Steve Mouzakis (Prison Break, Clickbait), Matthew Sunderland (The Nightingale, The Luminaries), Fletcher Humphrys (Chopper, The Dressmaker) and Alan Dukes (Book Week, Thor: Love and Thunder).
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