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Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Black Mirror’

Black Mirror Cast - Every Actor and Character in the Netflix Series

The Black Mirror cast features Andrea Riseborough, Jon Hamm and Letitia Wright. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Charlie Brooker’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Black Mirror explores the relationship between technology and pop culture. In each stand-alone episode, the featured characters come to grips with digital trends and the consequences of their actions. The collective storylines range from optimistic tales about love to dark narratives involving the past. Here’s every main actor and character in Black Mirror.

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Extraction’

Black Mirror Cast: Rory Kinnear as Michael Callow (“The National Anthem”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Rory Kinnear as Michael Callow ("The National Anthem")

Character Profile: The UK prime minister. He performs a lewd act on national television in order to save the life of a princess. Michael gains the support of voters.

Kinnear’s Resume: William Swift in Ghosts of Albion: Legacy (2003), Bill Tanner in the James Bond Movie Franchise (2008-), Robert Nock in The Imitation Game (2014), John Clare/The Creature in Penny Dreadful (2014-16), Colin Jordan in Ridley Road (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘A Beautiful Life’

Black Mirror Cast: Lindsay Duncan as Alex Cairns (“The National Anthem”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Lindsay Duncan as Alex Cairns ("The National Anthem")

Character Profile: The UK home secretary. She greenlights a fabricated footage plan. Alex warns Michael about the optics of performing a lewd act on TV.

Duncan’s Resume: Katherine in Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), Mum in About Time (2013), Tabitha in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Evelyn in Gifted (2017), Ysabeau de Clermont in A Discovery of Witches (2018-22)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘FUBAR’

Black Mirror Cast: Daniel Kaluuya as Bing (“Fifteen Million Merits”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Daniel Kaluuya as Bing ("Fifteen Million Merits")

Character Profile: A man who lives in a future society. He immerses himself into TV entertainment and befriends a female singer. Bing threatens suicide on TV after a series of unfortunate events.

Kaluuya’s Resume: Chris Washington in Get Out (2017), Jatemme Manning in Widows (2018), W’Kabi in Black Panther (2018), Slim in Queen & Slim (2019), OJ Haywood in Nope (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Faithfully Yours’

Black Mirror Cast: Jessica Brown Findlay as Abi (“Fifteen Million Merits”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Jessica Brown Findlay as Abi ("Fifteen Million Merits")

Character Profile: Bing’s friend. She is an aspiring singer who competes in a reality TV competition. Abi ends up working for an erotica channel.

Findlay’s Resume: Lady Sybil Crawley in Downton Abbey (2010-12), Charlotte Wells in Harlots (2017-19), Ophelia in Hamlet (2018), Lenina Crowne in Brave New World (2020), Pamela Legat in Munich — The Edge of War (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘XO, Kitty’

Black Mirror Cast: Toby Kebbell as Liam (“The Entire History of You”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Toby Kebbell as Liam ("The Entire History of You")

Character Profile: A married lawyer. He wears an implant device that allows him to access memories. Liam grows suspicious of his wife’s motivations.

Kebbell’s Resume: Johnny Quid in RocknRolla (2008), Koba in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Victor Von Doom/Dr. Doom in Fantastic Four (2015), Sean Turner in Servant (2019-23), Miles in For All Mankind (2023)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Black Knight’

Black Mirror Cast: Jodie Whittaker as Ffion (“The Entire History of You”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Jodie Whittaker as Ffion ("The Entire History of You")

Character Profile: Liam’s wife. She is a former party promoter. Ffion gets caught cheating by her husband.

Whittaker’s Resume: Jessie in Venus (2006), Sam in Attack the Block (2011), Beth Latimer in Broadchurch (2013-17), Anna in Adult Life Skills (2016), The Doctor in Doctor Who (2017-22)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Mother’

Black Mirror Cast: Hayley Atwell as Martha (“Be Right Back”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Hayley Atwell as Martha ("Be Right Back")

Character Profile: A married and pregnant writer. She worries about the future when her husband passes away. Martha develops a relationship with an android version of her partner.

Atwell’s Resume: Bess Foster in The Duchess (2008), Aliena in The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Peggy Carter in the MCU (2011-), Hayes Morrison in Conviction (2016-17), Ms. Clay in Blinded by the Light (2019)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story’

Black Mirror Cast: Domhnall Gleeson as Ash (“Be Right Back”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Domhnall Gleeson as Ash ("Be Right Back")

Character Profile: Martha’s husband. He is charismatic man who dies after a car accident. Ash re-emerges as an android that’s based on his online activity.

Gleeson’s Resume: Levin in Anna Karenina (2012), Caleb in Ex Machina (2014), Jon Burroughs in Frank (2014), General Hux in the Star Wars Movie Franchise (2015-), Sam Fortier in The Patient (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘A Tourist’s Guide to Love’

Black Mirror Cast: Lenora Crichlow as Victoria Skillane (“White Bear”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Lenora Crichlow as Victoria Skillane ("White Bear")

Character Profile: A woman who can’t remember her identity. She flees from a group of hunters. Victoria learns that she is a criminal and part of a staged group performance for guests at White Bear Justice Park.

Crichlow’s Resume: Sugar in Sugar Rush (2005-06), Cheen in Doctor Who (2007), Annie Sawyer in Being Human (2009-12), Shania Andrews in Fast Girls (2012), Billie McEvoy in Avenue 5 (2020-22)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘AKA’

Black Mirror Cast: Michael Smiley as Baxter (“White Bear”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Michael Smiley as Baxter ("White Bear")

Character Profile: The owner of White Bear Justice Park. He tracks down Victoria. Baxter intends to please guests by humiliating and mentally torturing criminals.

Smiley’s Resume: Physician in The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Gal in Kill List (2011), Loner Swimmer in The Lobster (2015), Frank in Free Fire (2016), Roger Muldoon in Bad Sisters (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Diplomat’

Black Mirror Cast: Daniel Rigby as Jamie Salter (“The Waldo Moment”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Daniel Rigby as Jamie Salter ("The Waldo Moment")

Character Profile: A British comedian. He voices an animated bear on a TV show. Jamie doesn’t want to incorporate politics in his act but ends up speaking out against the political system.

Rigby’s Resume: Eric Morecambe in Eric & Ernie (2011), Donald/Egbert in Flowers (2016-18), Sir Andrew Aguecheek in National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night (2017), Hebble in The Witchfinder (2022), Benjamin Partridge in Tom Jones (2023)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Florida Man’

Black Mirror Cast: Chloe Pirrie as Gwendolyn Harris (“The Waldo Moment”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Chloe Pirrie as Gwendolyn Harris ("The Waldo Moment")

Character Profile: A British politician. She hooks up with Jamie. Gwendolyn loses political momentum because of an animated bear’s popularity amongst voters.

Pirrie’s Resume: Shell in Shell (2012), Girl Screenwriter in Youth (2015), Alex in Burn Burn Burn (2015), Isabella Knightley in Emma. (2020), Matilda Lafferty in Under the Banner of Heaven (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Wellmania’

Black Mirror Cast: Jon Hamm as Matt Trent (“White Christmas”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Jon Hamm as Matt Trent ("White Christmas")

Character Profile: A romantic service provider. He carries out an elaborate scheme to catch a killer. Matt loses social privileges after using technology to earn money.

Hamm’s Resume: Don Draper in Mad Men (2007-15), Adam Frawley in The Town (2010), JB in Million Dollar Arm (2014), Buddy in Baby Driver (2017), Joe Finney in No Sudden Move (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Transatlantic’

Black Mirror Cast: Rafe Spall as Joe Potter (“White Christmas”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Rafe Spall as Joe Potter ("White Christmas")

Character Profile: A man who gets socially blocked by his wife. He kills his father-in-law and ends up a virtually reality plot to catch him. Joe’s consciousness lives inside a “cookie.”

Spall’s Resume: DC Andy Cartwright in Hot Fuzz (2007), Danny Moses in The Big Short (2015), Luke in The Ritual (2017), Jason Ross in Trying (2020-22), David Melmont in The English (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Chupa’

Black Mirror Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard as Lacie Pound (“Nosedive”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Bryce Dallas Howard as Lacie Pound ("Nosedive")

Character Profile: A tech-savvy woman who lives with her brother. She tries to impress upscale people when her social approval rating declines. Lacie’s life spirals out of control during her quest to gain attention.

Howard’s Resume: Ivy Walker in The Village (2004), Gwen Stacy in Spider-Man 3 (2007), Hilly Holbrook in The Help (2011), Claire Dearing in Jurassic World (2015), Sheila in Rocketman (2019)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Beef’

Black Mirror Cast: Alice Eve as Naomi Jayne Blestow (“Nosedive”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Alice Eve as Naomi Jayne Blestow ("Nosedive")

Character Profile: Lacy’s childhood friend. She offers a Maid of Honor opportunity. Naomi is a social media influencer.

Eve’s Resume: Molly in She’s Out of My League (2010), Young Agent O in Men in Black 3 (2012), Carol Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Brooke in Before We Go (2014), Ainsley Earhardt in Bombshell (2019)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Unstable’

Black Mirror Cast: Wyatt Russell as Cooper Redfield (“Playtest”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Wyatt Russell as Cooper Redfield ("Playtest")

Character Profile: An American man from Syracuse. He travels across the world after his father’s death. Cooper volunteers for a dangerous simulation test.

Russell’s Resume: Zook in 22 Jump Street (2014), Freddy in Cold in July (2014), Willoughby in Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), Cpl. Lewis Ford in Overlord (2018), Dan Lafferty in Under the Banner of Heaven (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Kill Boksoon’

Black Mirror Cast: Hannah John-Kamen as Sonja (“Playtest”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Hannah John-Kamen as Sonja ("Playtest")

Character Profile: A technology correspondent. She hooks up with Cooper and informs him about an opportunity to earn money.

John-Kamen’s Resume: Ornela in Game of Thrones (2016), F’Nale Zandor in Ready Player One (2018), The Stranger in The Stranger (2020), Wilhelmina “Helm” Watson in Brave New World (2020), Sophie Hart in SAS: Rise of the Black Swan (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Murder Mystery’

Black Mirror Cast: Alex Lawther as Kenny (“Shut Up and Dance”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Alex Lawther as Kenny ("Shut Up and Dance")

Character Profile: A native of South Birmingham. He gets caught masturbating by a hacker. Kenny tries to avoid being exposed for an unthinkable crime.

Lawther’s Resume: Young Alan Turing in The Imitation Game (2014), James in The End of the F***ing World (2017-19), Morisot in The French Dispatch (2021), Laurence in Earwig (2021), King Charles VI in The Last Duel (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Murder Mystery 2’

Black Mirror Cast: Jerome Flynn as Hector (“Shut Up and Dance”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Jerome Flynn as Hector ("Shut Up and Dance")

Character Profile: A hacking victim. He gets blackmailed with Kenny. Hector tries to save his marriage after cheating on his wife.

Flynn’s Resume: Bronn in Game of Thrones (2011-19), Bennet Drake in Ripper Street (2012-16), Doctor Gatchet in Loving Vincent (2017), Berrada in John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (2019), Banner Creighton in 1923 (2022-)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Close to Home: Murder in the Coalfield’

Black Mirror Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Kelly Booth (“San Junipero”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Kelly Booth ("San Junipero")

Character Profile: A sick woman from Carson City, Nevada. She falls in love while spending her final days in a simulated world. Kelly learns to act on her impulses.

Mbatha-Raw’s Resume: Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle (2013), Noni in Beyond the Lights (2014), Prema Mutiso in Concussion (2015), Plumette in Beauty and the Beast (2017), Sophie in Surface (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Who Were We Running From?’

Black Mirror Cast: Mackenzie Davis as Yorkie (“San Junipero”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Mackenzie Davis as Yorkie ("San Junipero")

Character Profile: A quadriplegic. She meets Kelly via immersive nostalgia therapy. Yorkie experiences love for the first time in a simulation.

Davis’ Resume: Cameron Howe in Halt and Catch Fire (2014-17), Mariette in Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Grace in Terminator: Dark Fate (2019), Harper in Happiest Season (2020), Kirsten in Station Eleven (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Night Agent’

Black Mirror Cast: Malachi Kirby as Stripe (“Men Against Fire”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Malachi Kirby as Stripe ("Men Against Fire")

Character Profile: A soldier with a brain implant. He spends his time hunting down “roaches.” Stripe learns that his superiors organized a genocide plan.

Kirby’s Resume: Snoop in Kilo Two Bravo (2014), Kunta Kinte in Roots (2016), Michael Garwick in Curfew (2019), Oliver Harris in Devils (2020-22), Darcus Howe in Small Axe (2020)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Furies’

Black Mirror Cast: Madeline Brewer as Raiman (“Men Against Fire”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Madeline Brewer as Raiman ("Men Against Fire")

Character Profile: Stripe’s colleague. She is a soldier and life-long hunter. Raiman tracks down minorities who have been labeled “roaches.”

Brewer’s Resume: Tricia Miller in Orange Is the New Black (2013), Janine Lindo in The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-22), Alice/Lola in Cam (2018), Dawn in Hustlers (2019), Klara Meiser in Shining Girls (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘In His Shadow’

Black Mirror Cast: Kelly Macdonald as Karin Parke (“Hated in the Nation”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Kelly Macdonald as Karin Parke ("Hated in the Nation")

Character Profile: A Liverpool investigator. She looks into a conspiracy involving drone insects. Karin desperately tries to prevent a global tragedy.

Macdonald’s Resume: Diane in Trainspotting (1996), Mary Maceachran in Gosford Park (2001), Carla Jean Moss in No Country for Old Men (2007), Margaret Thompson in Boardwalk Empire (2010-14), Merida in Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Noise’

Black Mirror Cast: Faye Marsay as Blue Colson (“Hated in the Nation”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Faye Marsay as Blue Colson ("Hated in the Nation")

Character Profile: A Liverpool detective. She specializes in digital forensics. Blue operates as Karin’s “shadow.”

Marsay’s Resume: Steph Chambers in Pride (2014), The Waif in Game of Thrones (2015-16), Kate Richardson in A Private War (20180, Vel Sartha in Andor (2022), Hilda in Lady Chatterley’s Lover (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Still Time’

Black Mirror Cast: Jesse Plemons as Robert Daly (“USS Callister”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Jesse Plemons as Robert Daly ("USS Callister")

Character Profile: The chief technical officer at Callister, Inc. He collects DNA to use in a personal bubble universe. Robert manipulates a female employee in his virtual world.

Plemons’ Resume: Todd in Breaking Bad (2012-13), Val Dodd in The Master (2012), Ed Blumquist in Fargo (2015), Chuckie O’Brien in The Irishman (2019), George Burbank in The Power of the Dog (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Luther: The Fallen Sun’

Black Mirror Cast: Cristin Milioti as Nanette Cole (“USS Callister”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Cristin Milioti as Nanette Cole ("USS Callister")

Character Profile: A Callister, Inc. programmer. Her DNA is collected by Robert. Nanette tries to escape a bubble universe.

Milioti’s Resume: Teresa Petrillo in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Betsy Solverson in Fargo (2015), Sarah in Palm Springs (2020), Hazel Green in Made for Love (2021-), Emma in The Resort (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tonight You’re Sleeping with Me’

Black Mirror Cast: Rosemarie DeWitt as Marie (“Arkangel”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Rosemarie DeWitt as Marie ("Arkangel")

Character Profile: A physical therapist. She tracks her daughter with a digital implant. Marie’s behavior creates friction with her child.

DeWitt’s Resume: Rachel in Rachel Getting Married (2008), Hannah in Your Sister’s Sister (2011), Amy Bowen in Poltergeist (2015), Laura in La La Land (2016), Candace Zamperini in The Staircase (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Faraway’

Black Mirror Cast: Brenna Harding as Sara (“Arkangel”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Brenna Harding as Sara ("Arkangel")

Character Profile: Marie’s daughter. She received a digital implant at age three. Sara’s experiences as a young woman are all viewed by her mother via technology.

Harding’s Resume: Georgia in Packed to the Rafters (2010), Sue Knight in Puberty Blues (2012-14), Ms Fraser in First Day (2020-22), Officer Riley in Total Control (2021), Yvette/Yvie in The Twelve (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Triptych’

Black Mirror Cast: Andrea Riseborough as Mia Nolan (“Crocodile”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Andrea Riseborough as Mia Nolan ("Crocodile")

Character Profile: A successful architect. She accidentally kills a man while traveling. Mia tries to protect her secret from an investigator.

Riseborough’s Resume: Victoria in Oblivion (2013), Laura in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Svetlana in The Death of Stalin (2017), Mandy Bloom in Mandy (2018), Leslie in To Leslie (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Strays’

Black Mirror Cast: Kiran Sonia Sawar as Shazia Akhand (“Crocodile”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Kiran Sonia Sawar as Shazia Akhand ("Crocodile")

Character Profile: An insurance investigator. She interviews Mia about a car accident. Shazia can view the memories of other people via technology.

Sawar’s Resume: Salma Abbas in Murdered by My Father (2016), Pritilata in Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives (2018), Shereen/Farah in Pure (2019), Harriet Kaur in The Nevers (2021-22), Rehanna in Back to Life (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘We Have a Ghost’

Black Mirror Cast: Georgina Campbell as Amy (“Hang the DJ”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Georgina Campbell as Amy ("Hang the DJ")

Character Profile: An online dater. She uses technology that can predict the length of relationships. Amy reaches an epiphany while rebelling against a social media app.

Campbell’s Resume: Lucy in Freak (2009), D.C. Katie Harford in Broadchurch (2017), Fig in All My Friends Hate Me (2021), Natalie Thompson in Suspicion (2022), Tess Marshall in Barbarian (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Red Rose

Black Mirror Cast: Joe Cole as Frank (“Hang the DJ”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Joe Cole as Frank ("Hang the DJ")

Character Profile: Amy’s love interest. He is an easygoing man who looks for the right partner. Frank questions the logic of his romantic “Coach.”

Cole’s Resume: Luke in Skins (2012), John Shelby in Peaky Blinders (2013-17), Billy Moore in A Prayer Before Dawn (2017), Sean Wallace in Gangs of London (2020), Iver Iversen in Against the Ice (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Law According to Lidia Poet’

Black Mirror Cast: Maxine Peake as Bella (“Metalhead”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Maxine Peake as Bella ("Metalhead")

Character Profile: A woman who lives in a dystopian society. She gets chased by a robotic dog. Bella’s life falls apart due to technology.

Peake’s Resume: DS Vickie Clarke in Messiah: The Harrowing (2005), Elaine Mason in The Theory of Everything (2014), Charlotte in Keeping Rosy (2014), Funny Cow in Funny Cow (2017), Sam Thompson in Rules of the Game (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Your Place or Mine’

Black Mirror Cast: Douglas Hodge as Rolo Haynes (“Black Museum”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Douglas Hodge as Rolo Haynes ("Black Museum")

Character Profile: The owner of Black Museum. He experiments with neurotechnology. Rolo tortures the consciousness of a convicted murderer.

Hodge’s Resume: Alistair Hastings in Lost in Space (2019-21), Alfred Pennyworth in Joker (2019), Velementov in The Great (2020-), Robert Adelman in The Undoing (2020), Old Man in The Curse of Bridge Hollow (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Stromboli’

Black Mirror Cast: Letitia Wright as Nish (“Black Museum”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Letitia Wright as Nish ("Black Museum")

Character Profile: A Black Museum guest. She claims to be a British traveler. Nish seeks revenge for the treatment of her father.

Wright’s Resume: Chantelle in Top Boy (2011), Shuri in  in the MCU (2018), Altheia Jones in Small Axe (2020), June Gibbons in The Silent Twins (2022), Rosalie Otterbourne in Death on the Nile (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Infiesto’

Black Mirror Cast: Anthony Mackie as Danny (“Striking Vipers”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Anthony Mackie as Danny ("Striking Vipers")

Character Profile: A married father. He reunites with his former best friend and gaming buddy. Danny has sex with his male pal in a virtual reality world.

Mackie’s Resume: Frank in Half Nelson (2006), Sergeant JT Sanborn in The Hurt Locker (2008), Harry Mitchell in The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Sam Wilson/Falcon in the MCU (2014-), Marcus Belmont in Triple 9 (2016)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Arctic’

Black Mirror Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Karl (“Striking Vipers”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Karl ("Striking Vipers")

Character Profile: Danny’s former best friend. He is a longtime gamer who works for a record label. Karl introduces Danny to a virtual reality video game.

Abdul-Mateen II’s Resume: Duane in The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017), Manta in Aquaman (2018), Russel Thomas/Weyland in Us (2019), Cal Abar in Watchmen (2019), Anthony McCoy in Candyman (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Snow Girl’

Black Mirror Cast: Andrew Scott as Chris Gillhaney (“Smithereens”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Andrew Scott as Chris Gillhaney ("Smithereens")

Character Profile: A rideshare driver and former teacher. He abducts an intern. Chris seeks revenge for a social media addiction that led to a familial tragedy.

Scott’s Resume: Jim Moriarty in Sherlock (2010-17), Gethin Roberts in Pride (2014), C in Spectre (2015), Jopari/John Parry in His Dark Materials (2019-22), The Priest in Fleabag (2019)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘You People’

Black Mirror Cast: Damson Idris as Jaden (“Smithereens”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Damson Idris as Jaden ("Smithereens")

Character Profile: A Smithereen intern. He gets abducted by Chris. Jaden’s appearance creates major problems for him.

Idris’ Resume: Franklin Saint in Snowfall (2017-), Agent Denys in The Commuter (2018), Enitan in Farming (2018), Harp in Outside the Wire (2021), Khalid in Swarm (2023)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Pale Blue Eye’

Black Mirror Cast: Miley Cyrus as Ashley O (“Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Miley Cyrus as Ashley O ("Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too")

Character Profile: An American pop star. She creates music based on her dreams. Ashley O becomes the victim of an AI conspiracy.

Cyrus’ Resume: A Famous Musician — Also, Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana in Hannah Montana (2006-11), Penny in Bolt (2008), Ronnie Miller in The Last Song (2010), Van in Human Resources (2023)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Ginny & Georgia’

Black Mirror Cast: Angourie Rice as Rachel (“Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Angourie Rice as Rachel ("Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too")

Character Profile: A loyal Ashley O fan. She learns to be more social after buying an AI doll. Rachel helps Ashley O regain her personal and creative freedom.

Rice’s Resume: Betty in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Siobhan Sheehan in Mare of Easttown (2021), Young Stephanie Conway in Senior Year (2022), Honor Rose in Honor Society (2022), Bailey in The Last Thing He Told Me (2023-)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Treason’

Black Mirror Cast: Annie Murphy as Joan/Annie Murphy (“Joan Is Awful”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Annie Murphy as Joan/Annie Murphy ("Joan Is Awful")

Character Profile: A CEO. She doesn’t feel like the main person in her life story. Joan discovers that she is a simulation character performed by the actress Annie Murphy.

Murphy’s Resume: Jill in Blue Mountain State (2010), Alexis Rose in Schitt’s Creek (2015-20), Morgan in The Plateaus (2015), Angela in Crank Yankers (2021), Allison McRoberts in Kevin Can F**k Himself (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘You Do You’

Black Mirror Cast: Salma Hayek as TV Joan/Salma Hayek (“Joan Is Awful”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Salma Hayek as TV Joan/Salma Hayek ("Joan Is Awful")

Character Profile: A simulation character. She stars in a Streamberry series called “Joan Is Awful.” TV Joan discovers that she is a simulation character performed by the actress Salma Hayek.

Hayek’s Resume: Carolina in Desperado (1995), Santanico Pandemonium in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Frida Kahlo in Frida (2002), Sonia Kincaid in The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017), Pina Auriemma in House of Gucci (2021)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Blood & Gold’

Black Mirror Cast: Samuel Blenkin as Davis McCardle (“Loch Henry”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Samuel Blenkin as Davis McCardle ("Loch Henry")

Character Profile: A film student. He travels to his home village to make a documentary with his girlfriend. Davis learns that his parents are serial killers.

Blenkin’s Resume: Piotr in Dracula (2002), Adam Parker in Peaky Blinders (2019), Cadet #4 in The French Dispatch (2021), Wiley in Atlanta (2022), Avallac’h in The Witcher: Blood Origin (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Big 4’

Black Mirror Cast: Myha’la Herrold as Pia (“Loch Henry”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Myha'la Herrold as Pia ("Loch Henry")

Character Profile: Davis’ girlfriend. She is a film student who learns about a true crime documentary opportunity. Pia has a fateful encounter with Davis’ mother.

Herrold’s Resume: Dymond in Premature (2019), Lulu in The Tattooed Heart (2019), Harper Stern in Industry (2020-), Logan in Plan B (2021), Jordan in Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery’

Black Mirror Cast: Aaron Paul as Cliff Stanfield (“Beyond the Sea”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Aaron Paul as Cliff Stanfield ("Beyond the Sea")

Character Profile: An astronaut. He participates in a two-man space mission in 1969. Cliff’s life spirals out of control when a replica version of his colleague stays with his wife.

Paul’s Resume: Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad (2008-13), Francis in The Last House on the Left (2009), Todd Chavez/Henry Fondle/Emperor Fingerface in BoJack Horseman (2014-20), Tobey Marshall in Need for Speed (2014), Caleb Nichols in Westworld (2020–2022)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths’

Black Mirror Cast: Josh Hartnett as David Ross (“Beyond the Sea”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Josh Hartnett as David Ross ("Beyond the Sea")

Character Profile: An astronaut. His wife and children get murdered by cult members. David uses technology to  spend time on earth as a replica with Cliff’s wife.

Hartnett’s Resume: Zeke Tyler in The Faculty (1998), Eversmann in Black Hawk Down (2001), Dwight “Bucky” Bleichert in The Black Dahlia (2006), Slevin in Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Eben Oleson in 30 Days of Night (2007)

Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Recruit’

Black Mirror Cast: Zazie Beetz as Bo (“Mazey Day”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Zazie Beetz as Bo ("Mazey Day")

Character Profile: A photojournalist. She tracks down a famous actress. Bo makes a shocking discovery at a rehab facility.

Beetz’s Resume: Van in Atlanta (2016-), Domino in Deadpool 2 (2018), Sophie Dimond in Joker (2019), Emma in Nine Days (2020), Stagecoach Mary in The Harder They Fall (2021)

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Black Mirror Cast: Clara Rugaard as Mazey Day (“Mazey Day”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Clara Rugaard as Mazey Day ("Mazey Day")

Character Profile: A popular actress. She disappears after a hit-and-run accident. Mazey transforms into a werewolf.

Rugaard’s Resume: Juliet Capulet in Still Star-Crossed (2017), Roxy in Teen Spirit (2018), Daughter in I Am Mother (2019), Stefcia in Love Gets a Room (2021), Neve Kelly in The Rising (2022)

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Black Mirror Cast: Anjana Vasan as Nida Huq (“Demon 79”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Anjana Vasan as Nida Huq ("Demon 79")

Character Profile: A sales assistant. She learns about a global conspiracy from a demon-in-training. Nida transforms into a serial killer.

Vasan’s Resume: Third Weird Sister in Macbeth (2013), Maid in Cinderella (2015), Queens Reporter in Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Amina in We Are Lady Parts (2021), Pam in Killing Eve (2022)

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Black Mirror Cast: Paapa Essiedu as Gaap (“Demon 79”)

Black Mirror Cast on Netflix - Paapa Essiedu as Gaap ("Demon 79")

Character Profile: A demon-in-training. He appears as the lead singer of Boney M. Gaap develops a bond with Nida.

Essiedu’s Resume: Alexander Dumani in Gangs of London (2020-22), Kwame in I May Destroy You (2020), George in The Lazarus Project (2022), James in Men (2022), Isaac Turner in The Capture (2022)

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The Black Mirror cast also includes:

  • Donald Sumpter as Donald Sumpter (“The National Anthem”)
  • Tom Goodman-Hill as Tom Bilce (“The National Anthem”)
  • Anna Wilson-Jones as Jane Callow (“The National Anthem”)
  • Rupert Everett as Judge Hope (“Fifteen Million Merits”)
  • Julia Davis as Judge Charity (“Fifteen Million Merits”)
  • Ashley Thomas as Judge Wraith (“Fifteen Million Merits”)
  • Tom Cullen as Jonas (“The Entire History of You”)
  • Amy Beth Hayes as Lucy (“The Entire History of You”)
  • Rebekah Staton as Colleen (“The Entire History of You”)
  • Claire Keelan as Naomi (“Be Right Back”)
  • Sinead Matthews as Sarah (“Be Right Back”)
  • Tuppence Middleton as Jem (“White Bear”)
  • Ian Bonar as Damien (“White Bear”)
  • Jason Flemyng as Jack Napier (“The Waldo Moment”)
  • Tobias Menzies as Liam Monroe (“The Waldo Moment”)
  • Christina Chong as Tamsin (“The Waldo Moment”)
  • Oona Chaplin as Greta (“White Christmas”)
  • Natalia Tena as Jennifer (“White Christmas”)
  • Janet Montgomery as Bethany “Beth” Grey (“White Christmas”)
  • Cherry Jones as Susan (“Nosedive”)
  • James Norton as Ryan Pound (“Nosedive”)
  • Alan Ritchson as Paul (“Nosedive”)
  • Wunmi Mosaku as Katie (“Playtest”)
  • Ken Yamamura as Shou Saito (“Playtest”)
  • Frankie Wilson as Tom (“Shut Up and Dance”)
  • Jimmy Roye-Dunne as Red (“Shut Up and Dance”)
  • Denise Burse as Elder Kelly (“San Junipero”)
  • Raymond McAnally as Greg (“San Junipero”)
  • Gavin Stenhouse as Wes (“San Junipero”)
  • Ariane Labed as Catarina (“Men Against Fire”)
  • Sarah Snook as Medina (“Men Against Fire”)
  • Michael Kelly as Arquette (“Men Against Fire”)
  • Benedict Wong as Shaun Li (“Hated in the Nation”)
  • Jonas Karlsson as Rasmus Sjolberg (“Hated in the Nation”)
  • Joe Armstrong as Nick Shelton (“Hated in the Nation”)
  • Jimmi Simpson as Walton (“USS Callister”)
  • Michaela Coel as Shania (“USS Callister”)
  • Billy Magnussen as Valdack (“USS Callister”)
  • Owen Teague as Trick (“Arkangel”)
  • Andrew Gower as Rob (“Crocodile”)
  • Anthony Welsh as Anan Akhand (“Crocodile”)
  • Gina Bramhill as Coach (Voice) (“Hang the DJ”)
  • George Blagden as Lenny (“Hang the DJ”)
  • Gwyneth Keyworth as Nicola (“Hang the DJ”)
  • Jake Davies as Clarke (“Metalhead”)
  • Clint Dyer as Anthony (“Metalhead”)
  • Daniel Lapaine as Dawson (“Black Museum”)
  • Aldis Hodge as Jack (“Black Museum”)
  • Alexandra Roach as Carrie (“Black Museum”)
  • Nicole Beharie as Theo (“Striking Vipers”)
  • Pom Klementieff as Roxette (“Striking Vipers”)
  • Ludi Lin as Lance (“Striking Vipers”)
  • Topher Grace as Billy Bauer (“Smithereens”)
  • Monica Dolan as CS Linda Grace (“Smithereens”)
  • Amanda Drew as Hayley (“Smithereens”)
  • Madison Davenport as Jack (“Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”)
  • Susan Pourfar as Catherine (“Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”)
  • Marc Menchaca as Kevin (“Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”)
  • Michael Cera as Beppe (“Joan Is Awful”)
  • Himesh Patel as TV Krish (“Joan Is Awful”)
  • Daniel Portman as Stuart King (“Loch Henry”)
  • John Hannah as Richard King (“Loch Henry”)
  • Monica Dolan Janet McCardle (“Loch Henry”)
  • Kate Mara as Lana Stanfield (“Beyond the Sea”)
  • Auden Thornton as Jessica Ross (“Beyond the Sea”)
  • Rory Culkin as Kappa (“Beyond the Sea”)
  • Danny Ramirez as Hector (“Mazey Day”)
  • Robbie Tann as Whitty (“Mazey Day”)
  • Katherine Rose Morley a Vicky (“Demon 79”)
  • David Shields as Michael Smart (“Demon 79”)

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