The Night Agent cast features Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan and Fola Evans-Akingbola. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Shawn Ryan’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Night Agent focuses on an inexperienced FBI agent who works in The White House’s basement. As Peter Sutherland investigates a double murder, he becomes immersed in a political conspiracy. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he tries to stop a terrorist attack with a female cybersecurity expert. Here’s every actor and character in The Night Agent, an adaptation of Matthew Quirk’s 2019 novel.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Furies’
The Night Agent Cast: Gabriel Basso as Peter Sutherland
Character Profile: An FBI agent. He works as a Night Action operator and receives mentorship from the U.S. president’s chief of staff. Peter hopes to learn the truth about his father’s death.
Basso’s Resume: Martin in Super 8 (2011), Patrick in The Kings of Summer (2013), Jimmy Petersen in American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016), Mike in The Whole Truth (2016), J.D. Vance in Hillbilly Elegy (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘In His Shadow’
The Night Agent Cast: Luciane Buchanan as Rose Larkin
Character Profile: A cybersecurity expert. She calls the Night Action desk after the murders of her aunt and uncle. Rose is University of California-Berkeley graduate who develops a romantic relationship with Peter.
Buchanan’s Resume: Kennedy in Filthy Rich (2016-17), Tripitaka in The New Legends of Monkey (2018-20), Louisa in Sweet Tooth (2021), Astrid in Mr. Corman (2021), Chef Duke in Under the Vines (2022-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Noise’
The Night Agent Cast: Fola Evans-Akingbola as Chelsea Arrington
Character Profile: A U.S. Secret Service agent. She teams up with a legendary colleague. Chelsea protects the U.S. vice president’s daughter.
Evans-Akingbola’s Resume: Moro’s Wife #2 in Game of Thrones (2016), Maddie Bishop in Siren (2018-20), Makayla in VS. (2018), Mariella in Black Mirror (2019), Zoe Spencer in Ten Percent (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Still Time’
The Night Agent Cast: Sarah Desjardins as Maddie Redfield
Character Profile: The daughter of the U.S. vice president. She attends Georgetown University and double majors in political science and art. Maddie’s father blames her for a family member’s death.
Desjardins’ Resume: Catherine in Van Helsing (2016), Jenna Hope in Impulse (2018-19), Donna Sweett in Riverdale (2019-21), Callie Sadecki in Yellowjackets (2021-), Young Emma Smith in Under the Banner of Heaven (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Luther: The Fallen Sun’
The Night Agent Cast: Eve Harlow as Ellen
Character Profile: An assassin. She works with her romantic partner and dreams of an idealistic life. Eve doesn’t believe that she’s meant to be a mother.
Harlow’s Resume: Maya Vie in The 100 (2014-19), Tess in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2017-18), Bianca Windle in The Rookie (2019-20), Gina Graham in Next (2020), Molly Jensen in Titans (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tonight You’re Sleeping with Me’
The Night Agent Cast: Phoenix Raei as Dale
Character Profile: Eve’s partner. He is an assassin with a simplistic worldview. Dale hopes to start a family with Eve.
Raei’s Resume: Mercuccio in Romeo (2017), Amir in Romper Stomper (2018), Javad Shahrokh in Stateless (2020), Ash in The Heights (2019-20), Roshan Amir in Clickbait (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Faraway’
The Night Agent Cast: Enrique Murciano as Ben Almora
Character Profile: A U.S. secret service agent. He supervises Chelsea and her partner. Ben hires an old friend to look after the U.S. vice president’s daughter.
Murciano’s Resume: Alejandro in Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997), Ruiz in Black Hawk Down (2001), Danny Taylor in Without a Trace (2002-09), Jeff Foreman in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005), Sheriff James “Jimmy” Cortez in Panic (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Triptych’
The Night Agent Cast: D. B. Woodside as Erik Monks
Character Profile: A legendary Secret Service agent. He gets hired to protect the U.S. vice president’s daughter with Chelsea. Erik is a recovering drug addict.
Woodside’s Resume: Aaron Mosely in Murder One (1996-97), Colin in Romeo Must Die (2000), Principal Robin Wood in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2002-03), Wayne Palmer in 24 (2003-07), Amenadiel/Melvin the Magnificent in Lucifer (2016-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Strays’
The Night Agent Cast: Hong Chau as Diane Farr
Character Profile: The U.S. president’s chief of staff. She mentors Peter and naturally keeps him in the dark about potential threats. Diane plays nice but hides the truth about her motivations.
Chau’s Resume: Ngoc Lan Tran in Downsizing (2017), Jackie in Big Little Lies (2017), Audrey Temple in Homecoming (2018-20), Lady Trieu in Watchmen (2019), Liz in The Whale (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘We Have a Ghost’
The Night Agent cast also includes:
- Andre Anthony as Matteo
- Christopher Shyer as Ashley Redfield
- Ben Cotton as Gordon Wick
- Kari Matchett as President Travers
- Hiro Kanagawa as FBI Director Willett
- Simone Kessell as Emma Campbell
- William MacDonald as Henry Campbell
- Robert Patrick as Jamie Hawkins
- Philip Prajoux as David Culle
- Curtis Lum as Francisco “Cisco” Jenkins
- Adam Tsekhman as Omar Zadar
- Todd Matthews as Eli
- Gabrielle Rose as Loma
- Sebastien Roberts as Peter Sutherland Sr.
- Elliot O’Connor as Sarah Redfield
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2020s, Action, Drama, Know the Cast, Netflix Originals, Streaming Originals, Thriller
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