Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Swarm’

Swarm Cast - Every Actor and Character in the Amazon Series

The Swarm cast features Dominique Fishback, Chloe Bailey and Billie Eilish. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Donald Glover and Janine Nabers’ Amazon series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Swarm explores the mindset of a fictional serial killer. In Houston, a young woman named Dre turns violent when friends and acquaintances speak negatively of her favorite pop star. The narrative follows the focal antagonist as she goes on a killing spree while changing her appearance. Here’s every main actor and character in Swarm.

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Swarm Cast: Dominique Fishback as Andrea “Dre” Greene

Swarm Cast on Amazon - Dominique Fishback as Andrea “Dre” Greene

Character Profile: A fictional serial killer. She struggles with her self-confidence and obsesses over a pop star named Ni’Jah. Dre’s life spirals out of control after her sister’s sudden death.

Fishback’s Resume: Donna “Darlene” Pickett in The Deuce (2017-19), Angel Lamere in Night Comes On (2018), Kenya in The Hate U Give (2018), Robin in Project Power (2020), Deborah Johnson in Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

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Swarm Cast: Chloe Bailey as Marissa Jackson

Swarm Cast on Amazon - Chloe Bailey as Marissa Jackson

Character Profile: Dre’s sister. She is a stoner who likes the color purple. Marissa’s death causes Dre to lash out against perceived enemies.

Bailey’s Resume: A Popular Recording Artist — Also, Little Lilly in The Fighting Temptations (2003), Angie in Last Holiday (2006), Jazz Forster in Grown-ish (2018-22), Izzy in Jane (2022)

Swarm Cast: Billie Eilish as Eva

Swarm Cast on Amazon - Billie Eilish as Eva

Character Profile: The leader of an all-female commune. She has an intense connection to people with certain names. Eva tries to help Dre better understand herself as a woman.

Eilish’s Resume: A Popular Recording Artist — Also, TV Series Debut in Swarm

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Swarm Cast: Paris Jackson as Hailey

Swarm Cast on Amazon - Paris Jackson as Hailey

Character Profile: An exotic dancer at The Lure with boyfriend problems. She likes the musician Halsey. Hailey befriends Dre and pays the ultimate price for following her into the woods.

Jackson’s Resume: Nelly in Gringo (2018), Jesus in Habit (2021), Danica McCollum in Sex Appeal (2022)

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Swarm Cast: Damson Idris as Khalid

Swarm Cast on Amazon - Damson Idris as Khalid

Character Profile: Marissa’s boyfriend. He is a confident man who makes moves on Dre. Khalid dies shortly after Marissa.

Idris’ Resume: Franklin Saint in Snowfall (2017-), Agent Denys in The Commuter (2018), Enitan in Farming (2018), Jaden in Black Mirror (2019), Harp in Outside the Wire (2021)

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Swarm Cast: Kiersey Clemons as Rashida

Swarm Cast on Amazon - Kiersey Clemons as Rashida

Character Profile: Dre’s love interest. She attends graduate school and speaks three languages. Rashida doesn’t care when Dre pretends to be a man named Tony.

Clemons’ Resume: Bianca in Transparent (2014-15), Diggy in Dope (2015), Sam Fisher in Hearts Beat Loud (2018), Jenn in Sweetheart (2019), Darling in Lady and the Tramp (2019)

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The Swarm cast also includes

  • Nirine S. Brown as Ni’Jah
  • Karen Rodriguez as Erica
  • Rory Culkin as TBA
  • Kate Lyn Sheil as Cricket
  • Victoria Blade as Salem
  • Rickey Thompson as Kenny
  • Leon as Harris
  • Heather Simms as Loretta Greene
  • Tray Chaney as Kent
  • Byron Bowers as George
  • Kate Lyn Sheil as Cricket
  • Cree Summer as Rashida’s Mother
  • Norm Lewis as Rashida’s Father

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.