The Enola Holmes cast features Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill and Sam Claflin. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Harry Bradbeer’s 2020 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Enola Holmes explores the life of a teenage detective. When the title character receives a big surprise on her 16th birthday, she begins a fateful journey while being tracked by her two brothers. The narrative follows the main protagonist as she colludes with a forward-thinking viscount. Here’s every actor and character in Enola Holmes, an adaptation of Nancy Springer’s novel series.
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Enola Holmes Cast: Millie Bobby Brown as Enola Holmes
Character Profile: The teenage sister of a famous detective. She leaves home to investigate her mother’s disappearance. Enola annoys her two brothers while plotting with a young viscount.
Brown’s Resume: Young Alice in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013), Madison O’Donnell in Intruders (2014), Ruby in Grey’s Anatomy (2015), Eleven in Stranger Things (2016-), Madison Russell in Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
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Enola Holmes Cast: Henry Cavill as Sherlock Holmes
Character Profile: Enola’s brother. He is a famous detective who seemingly cares little about maintaining meaningful relationships. Sherlock looks after his sister as she transforms into a legitimate detective.
Cavill’s Resume: Charles Brandon in The Tudors (2007-10), Clark Kent/Superman in the DCEU (2013-), Solo in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015), August Walker in Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018), Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher (2019-)
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Enola Holmes Cast: Sam Claflin as Mycroft Holmes
Character Profile: Enola’s brother. He is a stoic man who looks down on others. Mycroft is Enola’s legal guardian.
Claflin’s Resume: William in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games Movie Franchise (2013-15), Will Traynor in Me Before You (2016), Richard Sharp in Adrift (2018), Oswald Mosley in Peaky Blinders (2019-)
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Enola Holmes Cast: Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria Holmes
Character Profile: Enola’s mother. She believes that privacy is the highest virtue. Eudoria suddenly leaves home and then leaves clues for Enola.
Carter’s Resume: Marla Singer in Fight Club (1999), Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Queen Elizabeth in The King’s Speech (2010), Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables (2012), Princess Margaret in The Crown (2019-20)
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Enola Holmes Cast: Louis Partridge as Tewkesbury
Character Profile: A teenage viscount. He runs away from home and seeks Enola’s help during a train ride. Tewkesbury is the central figure in a political conspiracy.
Partridge’s Resume: Young Henry Bates in Amazon Adventure (2017), G-Man in Paddington 2 (2017), Piero de’ Medici in Medici (2019), Peter Pan in The Lost Girls (2022), Sid Vicious in Pistol (2022)
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Enola Holmes Cast: Burn Gorman as Linthorn
Character Profile: A professional contract killer. He first appears during an opening-act train sequence. Linthorn plots against Enola and Tewkesbury.
Gorman’s Resume: Stryver in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Hermann Gottlieb in Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), Adolphus Murtry in The Expanse (2019), Watcher/Weber in Watcher (2022), Charles Bluhdorn in The Offer (2022)
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The Enola Holmes cast also includes Adeel Akhtar (Four Lions, The Big Sick), Susie Wokoma (Truth Seekers, Cheaters), Hattie Morahan (The Bank Job, Beauty and the Beast), David Bamber (Miss Potter, Valkyrie) and Frances de la Tour (The History Boys, Into the Woods).
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