The Air cast features Matt Damon, Jason Bateman and Ben Affleck. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Ben Affleck’s 2023 Amazon movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Air takes place in 1984. As Nike executives search for an NBA brand ambassador, a talent scout targets Michael Jordan. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they revolutionize the marketing industry. Here’s every actor and character in Air.
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Air Cast: Matt Damon as Sonny Vaccaro
Character Profile: A Nike Basketball talent scout. He believes that Michael Jordan will become the face of the NBA. Sonny breaks industry rules in order to close a deal.
Damon’s Resume: Will in Good Will Hunting (1997), Jason Bourne in The Bourne Identity Movie Franchise (2002-2016), Colin in The Departed (2006), Mark Watney in The Martian (2015), Bill in Stillwater (2021)
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Air Cast: Jason Bateman as Rob Strasser
Character Profile: Nike’s vice president of marketing. He doesn’t initially believe that his company can sign Michael Jordan. Rob focuses his marketing pitch on player personality.
Bateman’s Resume: David Hogan in Valerie (1991), Michael Bluth in Arrested Development (2003-19), Guy Trilby in Bad Words (2013), Martin “Marty” Byrde in Ozark (2017-22), Max in Game Night (2018)
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Air Cast: Ben Affleck as Phil Knight
Character Profile: The Nike CEO. He gets angry about Sonny’s irresponsible behavior. Phil realizes that he needs to take a big risk with Michael Jordan.
Affleck’s Resume: Director of The Town (2010) and Argo (2012) — Also, Chuckie in Good Will Hunting (1997), Nick Dunne in Gone Girl (2016), Vic Van Allen in Deep Water (2022)
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Air Cast: Chris Messina as David Falk
Character Profile: A sports agent. He represents Michael Jordan. David is an arrogant man who values money over friendships.
Messina’s Resume: Tom in Away We Go (2009), Detective Bowden in Devil (2010), Malinov in Argo (2012), Harry in Ruby Sparks (2012), Angelo Lano in Gaslit (2012)
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Air Cast: Viola Davis as Deloris Jordan
Character Profile: Michael Jordan’s mother. She is a business-savvy woman who meets with shoe companies. Deloris secures a game-changing deal for her son.
Davis’ Resume: Mrs. Miller in Doubt (2008), Aibileen Clark in The Help (2011), Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder (2014-20), Amanda Waller in the DCEU (2016-), General Nanisca in The Woman King (2022)
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The Air cast also includes:
- Julius Tennon as James Jordan
- Damian Young as Michael Jordan
- Chris Tucker as Howard White
- Matthew Maher as Peter Moore
- Gustaf Skarsgård as Horst Dassler
- Barbara Sukowa as Käthe Dassler
- Jay Mohr as John Fisher
- Joel Gretsch as John O’Neill
- Michael O’Neill as Joe Dean
- Marlon Wayans as George Raveling
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2020s, Amazon Originals, Drama, Know the Cast, Sports, Streaming Originals
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