The Poker Face cast features Natasha Lyonne, Adrien Brody and Benjamin Bratt. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Rian Johnson’s Peacock series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Poker Face focuses on a female vagabond with a unique ability to detect human deception. Years after a gambling incident, Charlie Cale gets mixed up in murder conspiracies. The narrative follows the main protagonist as she investigates various crimes. Here’s every actor and character in Poker Face.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Truth Be Told’
Poker Face Cast: Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale
Character Profile: A Frost Casino cocktail waitress. She has a special ability to understand if someone manipulates the truth. Charlie uses her skills while solving crimes across America.
Lyonne’s Resume: Vivian in Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), Megan in But I’m a Cheerleader (1999), Jessica in American Pie (1999), Nicky Nichols in Orange Is the New Black (2013-19), Nadia Vulvokov in Russian Doll (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Russian Doll’
Poker Face Cast: Adrien Brody as Sterling Frost Jr.
Character Profile: The manager of Frost Casino. He enlists Charlie for an in-house conspiracy in episode one. Sterling panics when his plan fails.
Brody’s Resume: Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist (2002), Jack Starks in The Jacket (2005), Salvador Dalí in Midnight in Paris (2011), Dmitri in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Pat Riley in Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Last of Us’
Poker Face Cast: Dascha Polanco as Natalie Hill
Character Profile: A Frost Casino maid. She worries about relationship issues. Natalie’s episode one death prompts Charlie to investigate Frost Casino executives.
Polanco’s Resume: Dayanara Diaz in Orange Is the New Black (2013-19), Macy in The Cobbler (2014), Jackie in Joy (2015), Cuca in In the Heights (2021), Tiffany Cleary in Samaritan (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Servant’
Poker Face Cast: Benjamin Bratt as Cliff
Character Profile: A Frost Casino fixer. He is a 25-year employee. Cliff tries to cover up a murder conspiracy.
Bratt’s Resume: Detective Rey Curtis in Law & Order (1995-2009), Eric Matthews in Miss Congeniality (2000), Juan Obregón in Traffic (2000), Dr. Jake Reilly in Private Practice (2011-13), Jahil Rivera in Star (2016-18)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Ginny & Georgia’
Poker Face Cast: Hong Chau as Marge
Character Profile: A long-haul truck driver. She sells prescription drugs and gets mixed up in a murder case during episode two. Marge bonds with Charlie
Chau’s Resume: Ngoc Lan Tran in Downsizing (2017), Audrey Temple in Homecoming (2018-20), Lady Trieu in Watchmen (2019), Liz in The Whale (2022), Elsa in The Menu (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Kaleidoscope’
Poker Face Cast: Colton Ryan as Jed
Character Profile: A mechanic. He meets Charlie in episode two. Jed murders a man and then claims that he won a lottery prize.
Ryan’s Resume: J.J. Elkins in Homeland (2018), Bruce in Uncle Frank (2020), Samuel in Little Voice (2020), Connor Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen (2021), Conrad Roy III in The Girl from Plainville (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Treason’
Poker Face Cast: Megan Suri as Sarah
Character Profile: A Non-Stop Mini Mart clerk. She grieves the death of a friend named Damian in episode two. Sarah plots against Jed.
Suri’s Resume: Rani in Valentine’s Day (2010), Quinn in Atypical (2018-19), Simryn in Fresh Off the Boat (2020), Aneesa in Never Have I Ever (2021-22), Veena in Missing (2023)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Kindred’
Poker Face Cast: Lil Rel Howery as Taffy Boyle
Character Profile: The co-owner of Boyle’s BBQ. He clashes with Charlie in episode two. Taffy covers up the murder of his brother.
Howery’s Resume: Bobby Carmichael in The Carmichael Show (2015-17), Rod Williams in Get Out (2017), Reggie in Tag (2018), Charlie in Bird Box (2018), Marcus in Vacation Friends (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘1923’
Poker Face Cast: Danielle Macdonald as Mandy Boyle
Character Profile: Taffy’s sister-in-law. She receives a poignant lesson about Charlie’s abilities in episode two. Mandy colludes against her husband with Taffy.
Macdonald’s Resume: Patti in Patti Cake$ (2017), Willowdean in Dumplin’ (2018), Olympia in Bird Box (2018), Amber Stevenson in Unbelievable (2019), Helen Chambers in The Tourist (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Recruit’
Poker Face Cast: Chloë Sevigny as Ruby Ruin
Character Profile: The lead singer of Doxology. She works at Build Box and covers up a murder in episode two. Ruby is 10-years sober and tries to relive her glory years.
Sevigny’s Resume: Lana Tisdel in Boys Don’t Cry (1999), Jean in American Psycho (2000), Nicolette Grant in Big Love (2006-11), Officer Mindy Morrison in The Dead Don’t Die (2019), Sarah Wilson in We Are Who We Are (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘George & Tammy’
Poker Face Cast: Nicholas Cirillo as Gavin
Character Profile: Ruby’s Build Box employee. He is a Juilliard School-educated musician who lands a drumming gig with Doxology. Gavin’s sudden death prompts Charlie to investigate Ruby.
Cirillo’s Resume: Luke in The Act (2019), Barry in Outer Banks (2020-), Jennings in Teenage Bounty Hunters (2020), Petey in Ida Red (2021), Cousin Ched in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Firefly Lane’
The Poker Face cast also includes:
- Noah Segan as Sheriff Parker
- John Ratzenberger as Abe
- Brandon Micheal Hall as Damian
- Chelsea Frei as Dana
- Shane Paul McGhie as Austin
- Larry Brown as George Boyle
- Chuck Cooper as Deuteronomy
- John Darnielle as Al
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