The Inside Man cast features David Tennant, Dolly Wells and Stanley Tucci. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Steven Moffat’s 2022 Netflix miniseries. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Inside Man centers on an English vicar named Harry who covers up a potential scandal. When a teacher finds disturbing videos on a hard drive, she immediately assumes the worst about a teenage student. The narrative follows Harry as he tries to protect his family at all costs. Here’s every main actor and character in Inside Man.
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Inside Man Cast: David Tennant as Harry Watling
Character Profile: An English vicar. He protects a hard drive that incriminates a member of his church. Harry’s life spirals out of control when he kidnaps a teacher.
Tennant’s Resume: The Doctor in Doctor Who (2005-), Peter Vincent in Fright Night (2011), D.I. Alec Hardy in Broadchurch (2013-17), Kilgrave in Jessica Jones (2015-19), Crowley in Good Omens (2019-)
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Inside Man Cast: Dolly Wells as Janice Fife
Character Profile: A teacher who tutors Harry’s son. She finds disturbing videos on a hard drive. Janice gets locked up in Harry’s basement.
Wells’ Resume: Woney in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Dolly in Doll & Em (2013-15), Sally in 45 Years (2015), Mrs. Featherstone in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), Margaret in The Outlaws (2021-)
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Inside Man Cast: Stanley Tucci as Jefferson Grieff
Character Profile: A Death Row inmate. He is a former professor of criminology who murdered his wife. Jefferson helps with an investigation just weeks before his scheduled execution date.
Tucci’s Resume: Dr. Abraham Erskine in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Caesar Flickerman in The Hunger Games Movie Franchise (2012-15), Herb Kazzaz in BoJack Horseman (2014-20), Mitchell Garabedian in Spotlight (2015), Charles Wolf in Worth (2021)
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Inside Man Cast: Lydia West as Beth Davenport
Character Profile: An investigative journalist. She is a friend of Janice who reaches out to Jefferson for help. Beth follows a series of clues that lead her to a basement.
West’s Resume: Bethany Bisme-Lyons in Years and Years (2019), Lucy in Dracula (2020), Jill Baxter in It’s a Sin (2021), Monique Thompson in Suspicion (2022), Reilly Clayton in The Pentaverate (2022)
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Inside Man Cast: Lyndsey Marshal as Mary Watling
Character Profile: Harry’s wife. She helps her husband with a kidnapping conspiracy. Mary has a fateful encounter with Beth.
Marshal’s Resume: Lottie Hope in The Hours (2002), Cleopatra in Rome (2005-07), Jackie in Hereafter (2010), Kelly Cutler in Trespass Against Us (2016), Rachel in Hanna (2019)
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Inside Man Cast: Atkins Estimond as Dillon Kempton
Character Profile: A Death Row inmate. He is convicted serial killer who records interviews for Jefferson. Dillon states that he is a Buddhist.
Estimond’s Resume: Gerson in Lodge 49 (2018-19), Dr. Casey Mitchell in The Resident (2018), Earl in StartUp (2018), Otis in How to Get Away with Murder (2018), Osito in Hightown (2020-21)
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Inside Man Cast: Dylan Baker as Casey
Character Profile: Jefferson’s lawyer. He provides legal advice throughout the film. Casey colludes with Jefferson’s father-in-law.
Baker’s Resume: Bill Maplewood in Happiness (1998), Steven in Trick ‘r Treat (2007), Jack Ordway in Revolutionary Road (2008), J. Edgar Hoover in Selma (2014), Biff Simpson in Hunters (2020-)
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Inside Man Cast: Louis Oliver as Ben Watling
Character Profile: Harry and Mary’s son. He receives educational help from Janice. Ben accidentally locks himself in a basement.
Oliver’s Resume: Little Sherlock in Sherlock (2014), Ooker in Midnight Mass (2021)
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The Inside Man cast also includes Kate Dickie (The Green Knight, Matriarch), Eke Chukwu (Welcome to Curiosity, Election Night), Boo Golding (Grace, Galwad 2052), Alan Williams (The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati, Chernobyl) and Franc Ashman (I Came By, Matriarch).
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