The Wonder cast features Florence Pugh, Tom Burke and Niamh Algar. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Sebastián Lelio’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Wonder follows an English nurse named Lib Wright. When she arrives in an Irish village in 1862, the locals inform her about a nine-year-old girl who hasn’t eaten for four months. The narrative examines Lib’s attempts to uncover the truth. Here’s every actor and character in The Wonder, an adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s 2016 novel.
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The Wonder Cast: Florence Pugh as Lib Wright
Character Profile: An English nurse who observes a nine-year-old girl. She is a war veteran who grieves the death of her child. Lib states that it’s a great privilege to be with people during their final moments alive.
Pugh’s Resume: Katherine in Lady Macbeth (2016), Charlie/Charmian Ross in The Little Drummer Girl (2018), Dani in Midsommar (2019), Amy March in Little Women (2019), Alice in Don’t Worry Darling (2022)
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The Wonder Cast: Tom Burke as Will Byrne
Character Profile: A “Daily Telegraph” journalist. His family locked themselves in their home during a famine. Will develops a romantic relationship with Lib.
Burke’s Resume: Davy in Third Star (2010), Billy in Only God Forgives (2013), Cormoran Strike in C.B. Strike (2017), Anthony in The Souvenir (2019), Orson Welles in Mank (2020)
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The Wonder Cast: Niamh Algar as Kitty
Character Profile: An Irish villager. She narrates the beginning of the movie and later breaks the fourth wall. Kitty is Will’s childhood friend.
Algar’s Resume: Dinah in The Virtues (2019), Amber Doherty in Pure (2019), Orla Green in MotherFatherSon (2019), Sue in Raised by Wolves (2020-22), Enid Baines in Censor (2021)
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The Wonder Cast: Ciarán Hinds as Father Thaddeus
Character Profile: A parish priest. He is part of a committee that hires Lib. Father Thaddeus tries to determine if a fasting girl is secretly being fed by her parents.
Hinds’ Resume: Gaius Julius Caesar in Rome (2005-07), Roy Bland in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Aberforth Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), John Franklin in The Terror (2018), Pop in Belfast (2021)
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The Wonder Cast: Toby Jones as Dr. McBrearty
Character Profile: An Irish doctor. He is part of a committee that hires Lib. Dr. McBrearty theorizes about magnetism.
Jones’ Resume: Dobby in the Harry Potter Movie Franchise (2002-10), Percy Alleline in Tinkor Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Arnim Zola in the MCU (2011-), Claudius Templesmith in The Hunger Games Movie Franchise (2012-15), Sir William Ingram in The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)
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The Wonder Cast: Kíla Lord Cassidy as Anna O’Donnell
Character Profile: An Irish villager. She is a nine-year-old child who hasn’t eaten in four months. Anna states that she lives on manna from heaven.
Cassidy’s Resume: Street Girl in Mrs. Lowry and Son (2019), Lily Stanton in The Doorman (2020), Caitlin Sterling in Viewpoint (2021)
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The Wonder cast also includes Elaine Cassidy (The Others, A Discovery of Witches), David Wilmot (Anna Karenina, Station Eleven), Dermot Crowley (Luther, The Death of Stalin), Brían F. O’Byrne (Million Dollar Baby, Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead) and Ruth Bradley (Flyboys, Ted Lasso).
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