The Babylon cast features Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Diego Calva. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Damien Chazelle’s 2022 movie on Paramount+. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Babylon takes place in 1926 Los Angeles. As the personal life of a movie star spirals out of control, a Mexican immigrant pursues the American dream with a starlet-in-the-making. The narrative explore the sociopolitical factors that affect the career trajectories of all the main players. Here’s every actor and character in Babylon.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘1923’
Babylon Cast: Brad Pitt as Jack Conrad
Character Profile: A Hollywood movie star. He is a womanizer who speaks multiple languages. Jack hopes to “redefine the form.”
Pitt’s Resume: Mills in Se7en (1995), Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999), Rusty Ryan in Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Billy Beane in Moneyball (2011), Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tulsa King’
Babylon Cast: Margot Robbie as Nellie LaRoy
Character Profile: A Hollywood actress. She pursues a movie career upon moving to California from New Jersey. Nellie transforms into a star due to her brash demeanor and on-screen charisma.
Robbie’s Resume: Laura Cameron in Pan Am (2011-12), Naomi Lapaglia in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad (2016), Tonya in I, Tonya (2017), Sharon Tate in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Orphan: First Kill’
Babylon Cast: Diego Calva as Manny Torres
Character Profile: A Mexican immigrant. He is a cinephile who crossed the border at age 12 with his family. Manny lands a job at Kinescope after befriending Nellie.
Calva’s Resume: Miguel in I Promise You Anarchy (2015), El Rubio in The Inmate (2018), Joshua in Unstoppable (2020), Arturo Bertrán Leyva in Narcos: Mexico (2021), Daniel in Beautiful Losers (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Secret Headquarters’
Babylon Cast: Jean Smart as Elinor St. John
Character Profile: A gossip columnist. She is a flowery writer who covers the movie industry. Elinor delivers frank advice to Jack.
Smart’s Resume: Carol in Garden State (2004), Martha Logan in 24 (2006-07), Rita Blackburn in The Accountant (2016), Melanie Bird in Legion (2017-19), Deborah Vance in Hacks (2021-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Honor Society’
Babylon Cast: Jovan Adepo as Sidney Palmer
Character Profile: A Los Angeles musician. He is a jazz trumpeter who develops a friendship with a Kinoscope executive. Sidney leaves the company after a dispute involving Manny.
Adepo’s Resume: Michael Murphy in The Leftovers (2015-17), Cory in Fences (2016), PFC Edward Boyce in Overlord (2018), Will Reeves in Watchmen (2019), Larry Underwood in The Stand (2020-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘1883’
Babylon Cast: Li Jun Li as Lady Fay Zhu
Character Profile: A Hollywood dancer. She is a lesbian who works as a cabaret entertainer. Fay lands a job at Kinoscope and becomes part of a scandal involving Nellie.
Li’s Resume: Maggie Huang in Damages (2011-12), Iris Chang in Quantico (2016-17), Rose Cooper in The Exorcist (2017), Grace Ling in Evil (2019-22), Francesca in Sex/Life (2021-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’
The Babylon cast also includes:
- P. J. Byrne as Max
- Lukas Haas as George Munn
- Olivia Hamilton as Ruth Adler
- Max Minghella as Irving Thalberg
- Rory Scovel as The Count
- Katherine Waterston as Estelle
- Tobey Maguire as James McKay
- Flea as Bob Levine
- Jeff Garlin as Don Wallach
- Eric Roberts as Robert Roy
- Ethan Suplee as Wilson
- Samara Weaving as Constance Moore
- Olivia Wilde as Ina Conrad
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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