The 1899 cast features Emily Beecham, Aneurin Barnard and Andreas Pietschmann. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
1899 centers on a group of Europeans aboard the ship Kerberos. As they heads towards New York City across the Atlantic Ocean, the captain changes course to investigate a missing vessel called Prometheus. The narrative follows the main players as they reach a startling epiphany about their journey. Here’s every actor and character in 1899.
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1899 Cast: Emily Beecham as Maura Franklin
Character Profile: A neurologist. She worries about her mental health upon discovering a a mute boy. Maura reveals that she is the daughter of the ship’s owner and forgets important details about her past.
Beecham’s Resume: Dierdre in Hail, Caesar! (2016), Daphne in Daphne (2017), Alice in Little Joe (2019), Fanny Logan in The Pursuit of Love (2021), Sofiya in Outside the Wire (2021)
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1899 Cast: Aneurin Barnard as Daniel Solace
Character Profile: Maura’s neighbor on the Kerberos. He manipulates the ship’s electrical system as the captain investigates a missing vessel. Daniel hides the truth about his relationship to several passengers.
Barnard’s Resume: Bobby in Cilla (2014), Boris Drubetskoy in War & Peace (2016), Gibson in Dunkirk (2017), Adult Boris in The Goldfinch (2019), Paul Langevin in Radioactive (2019)
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1899 Cast: Andreas Pietschmann as Eyk Larsen
Character Profile: The captain of the Kerberos. He develops a bond with Maura as they investigate a missing ship. Eyk theorizes that he might actually be the Prometheus’ captain.
Pietschmann’s Resume: Lieutenant Peter in Belle & Sebastian (2013), The Stranger in Dark (2017-20), Hans Liebknecht in Ku’damm 59 (2018), Matthias Berg in The Perfect Mother (2021), Conny Breidenbacher in Kitz (2021)
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1899 Cast: Miguel Bernardeau as Ángel
Character Profile: A Spanish passenger. He travels with his boyfriend. Ángel sings a Spanish folk song as his fellow passengers learn the truth about their journey.
Bernardeau’s Resume: Guzmán Nunier in Elite (2018-21), Isaac in Sabuesos (2018), Javier Sáez in Caronte (2020), Sergio in Josefina (2021), Iñaki in Everything Else (2021)
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1899 Cast: José Pimentão as Ramiro
Character Profile: Ángel’s Portugese boyfriend. He pretends to be a priest while traveling on the Kerberos. Ramiro is a former servant.
Pimentão’s Resume: João Maria do Ó in Al Berto (2017), Alexandre Bastos Moreira in Valor da Vida (2018-19), Hacker in Teorias da Conspiração (2019), Nuno in Single and Ready to Mingle (2019), Bruno in Santiago (2022)
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1899 Cast: Isabella Wei as Ling Yi
Character Profile: A Chinese passenger. She says little while traveling with her mother. Ling develops romantic feelings for a Polish passenger named Olek.
Wei’s Resume: TV Debut in 1899
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1899 Cast: Mathilde Ollivier as Clémence
Character Profile: A Parisian socialite. She travels with her husband named Lucien. Clémence observes her fellow passengers as they become increasingly paranoid.
Ollivier’s Resume: Charlotte in The Misfortunes of François Jane (2016), Chloe Laurent in Overlord (2018), Giselle in A Call to Spy (2019), Clemence in Sister of the Groom (2020), Young Nona in Nona et ses filles (2021)
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The 1899 cast also includes Gabby Wong (After the World Ended, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Yann Gael (Sakho & Mangane, Saloum), Jonas Bloquet (Elle, The Nun), Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen (The Rain, Borgen) and Clara Rosager (The Rain, Morbius).
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