The Good Nurse cast features Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne and Nnamdi Asomugha. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Tobias Lindholm’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Good Nurse centers on a New Jersey nurse named Amy Loughren. When multiple patients suddenly pass away unexpectedly, she worries that her new colleague might be responsible. The narrative follows Amy as she learns the dark truth about a soft-spoken man named Charles Cullen. Here’s every main actor and character in The Good Nurse, an adaptation of Charles Graeber’s 2013 book.
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The Good Nurse Cast: Jessica Chastain as Amy Loughren
Character Profile: A nurse at Parkland Memorial Hospital. She is a single mother who needs insurance money to treat her weak heart. Amy befriends a mysterious colleague who offers to protect a secret.
Chastain’s Resume: Maya in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Murph in Interstellar (2014), Molly Bloom in Molly’s Game (2017), Beverly Marsh in It Chapter Two (2019), Tammy Faye Bakker in The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)
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The Good Nurse Cast: Eddie Redmayne as Charles Cullen
Character Profile: A nurse at Parkland Memorial Hospital. He reveals that his wife took off with his kids. Charles hides the truth about his medical background.
Redmayne’s Resume: Marius in Les Misérables (2012), Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything (2014), Lili in The Danish Girl (2015), Newt in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), Tom Hayden in The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
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The Good Nurse Cast: Nnamdi Asomugha as Danny Baldwin
Character Profile: A New Jersey detective. He meets with Parkland Memorial employees about suspicious activity. Danny urges Amy to reveal what she knows about Charles.
Asomugha’s Resume: A Four-Time All-Pro NFL Cornerback — Also, Ken Shaw in Friday Night Lights (2009), Shaka in Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015), Carl “KC” King in Crown Heights (2017), Robert Halloway in Sylvie’s Love (2020)
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The Good Nurse Cast: Noah Emmerich as Tim Braun
Character Profile: Danny’s colleague. He helps investigate multiple deaths at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Tim worries about a risk manager’s role in the process.
Emmerich’s Resume: Marlon in The Truman Show (1998), Larry Hedges in Little Children (2006), Edwin Jenner in The Walking Dead (2010), Stan Beeman in The Americans (2013-18), Leland Whitover in Dark Winds (2022-)
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The Good Nurse Cast: Kim Dickens as Linda Garran
Character Profile: A risk manager at Parkland Memorial Hospital. She reaches out to detectives about multiple patient deaths. Linda fires Charles for misrepresenting his background.
Dickens’ Resume: Sarah Kennedy in Hollow Man (2000), Joanie Stubbs in Deadwood (2004-06), Jill Naylor in Thank You for Smoking (2005), Detective Rhonda Boney in Gone Girl (2014), Madison Clark in Fear the Walking Dead (2015-)
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The Good Nurse cast also includes Malik Yoba (Cool Runnings, Designated Survivor), Myra Lucretia Taylor (Atlanta, The Big Sick), Marcia Jean Kurtz (Requiem for a Dream, Inside Man), Ajay Naidu (Office Space, Bad Santa) and Bruce MacVittie (Million Dollar Baby, When They See Us).
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