The Nimona cast features Chloë Grace Moretz, Riz Ahmed and Eugene Lee Yang. This article contains minor spoilers, character details and voice acting information for Nick Bruno and Troy Quane’s 2023 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Nimona explores the bond between a gay knight and a female social outcast. When Ballister seemingly kills a queen, he gets hunted down by his lover. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he receives help from a so-called “monster.” Here’s every actor and character in Nimona, an adaptation of ND Stevenson’s 2015 graphic novel.
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Nimona Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz as Nimona
Character Profile: The punk rock narrator. She is a teenage shapeshifter who rebels against societal norms. Nimona feels like an outsider because of her reputation as a “monster.”
Moretz’s Resume: Mindy Macready/Hit-Girl in Kick-Ass (2010), Isabelle in Hugo (2011), Mia Hall in If I Stay (2014), Maude Garrett in Shadow in the Cloud (2020), Kayla in Tom and Jerry (2021)
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Nimona Cast: Riz Ahmed as Ballister Blackheart
Character Profile: A hero of the realm. He is a gay knight who seemingly kills the queen. Ballister bonds with a perceived enemy.
Ahmed’s Resume: Rick in Nightcrawler (2014), Nasir “Naz” Khan in The Night Of (2016), Bodhi Rook in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Ruben Stone in Sound of Metal (2019), Zed in Mogul Mowgli (2020)
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Nimona Cast: Eugene Lee Yang as Ambrosius Goldenloin
Character Profile: Ballister’s lover. He is a direct descendant of a hero named Gloreth. Ambrosius agrees to track down Ballister.
Yang’s Resume: Elvis Presley in The Try Guys (2017), Theo Lorql in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2019), Eugene in Thomas Sanders & Friends (2020), Young Toul in Star Wars: Visions (2023)
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Nimona Cast: Frances Conroy as The Director
Character Profile: The ruler of the realm. She protects the kingdom from evil. The Director plots against Ballister and Nimona.
Conroy’s Resume: Ruth Fisher in Six Feet Under (2001-05), Mrs. Hepburn in The Aviator (2004), Mrs. Bernburg in 6 Souls (2010), Various in American Horror Story (2011-21), Penny Fleck in Joker (2019)
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The Nimona cast also includes:
- Lorraine Toussaint as Queen Valerin
- Beck Bennett as Sir Thoddeus Sureblade
- RuPaul Charles as Nate Knight
- Indya Moore as Alamzapam Davis
- Julio Torres as Diego The Squire
- Sarah Sherman as Coriander Cavaverish
- Nate Stevenson as Kwispy Dwagon
- Mia Collins as Demon Baby
- Zayaan Kunawar as Young Ballister
- Charlotte Aldrich as Young Gloreth
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