The Paradise cast features Kostja Ullmann, Corinna Kirchoff and Marlene Tanczik. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Boris Kunz, Tomas Jonsgården and Indre Juskute’s 2023 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Paradise takes places in a dystopian society. As Max pursues “donations” for a biotech company, his wife suddenly ages 40 years because of a mortgage agreement. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they strategize against a scheming CEO. Here’s every actor and character in Paradise.
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Paradise Cast: Kostja Ullmann as Max
Character Profile: A donation manager for AEON. He loses faith in the company because of a legal agreement involving his wife. Max kidnaps the daughter of AEON’s CEO.
Ullmann’s Resume: Achim in Summer Storm (2004), Joe Reinhardt in Heimliche Liebe – Der Schüler und die Postbotin (2005), Jan Winkler in Verfolgt (2006), Rasheed in A Most Wanted Man (2014), Henning Badtke in Westwall (2021)
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Paradise Cast: Corinna Kirchoff as Elena (0ld)
Character Profile: Max’s wife. She ages 38 years because of a legal “donation.” Elena participates in a kidnapping plan.
Kirchoff’s Resume: Dorothee in Riskante Patienten (2012), Luise Maderer in Casting (2017), Heidlinde Röver in Die Eifelpraxis (2021-22), Elsa Weyer in Ein Leben Lang (2022), Ein Leben Lang in Measures of Men (2023)
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Paradise Cast: Marlene Tanczik as Young Elena
Character Profile: Max’s wife. She works at a community hospital. Young Elena ages 38 years after donating her lifetime as apartment collateral.
Tanczik’s Resume: Dorothea Ludwig in Dreams of a New World (2017), Rundgangbesucherin Valerie in Never Look Away (2018), Charlie in Milk & Honey (2018), Jessica in Schneller als die Angst (2022), Jenny Feller in Ein Taxi zur Bescherung (2022)
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Paradise Cast: Iris Berben as Sophie Theissen
Character Profile: The AEON CEO. She specializes in chrono transfers. Sophie searches for her missing daughter.
Berben’s Resume: Frieda Helnwein/Sybille Kral in Tatort (1995-99), Rosa Roth in Rosa Roth (1994-2013), Bertha Krupp in Krupp: A Family Between War and Peace (2009), Petra in Eddie the Eagle (2015), Therese in Triangle of Sadness (2022)
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Paradise Cast: Lisa-Marie Koroll as Marie Theissen
Character Profile: Sophie’s daughter. She struggles with dehydration after being kidnapped. Marie speaks out against her mother’s “donation” program.
Koroll’s Resume: Laura in Wir sind jetzt (2019-21), Lara in Aus Haut und Knochen (2019), Melli Spitz in Ze Network (2022), Chloé in The Kids Turned Out Fine (2022), Eileen Dreetz in Wolfswinkel (2023)
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Paradise Cast: Lorna Ishema as Kaya
Character Profile: An AEON fixer. She defends laws and focuses on her work. Kaya eventually regrets her long-time collaboration with Sophie.
Ishema’s Resume: Nora Shaheen in Breaking Even (2020), Naomi in Ivie wie Ivie (2021), Lydia in Westwall (2021), Cee in Hyperland (2021), Antonia Gebert in Der Überfall (2022)
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The Paradise cast also includes:
- Numan Acar as Nowak
- Alina Levshin as Sophie Theissen
- Tom Böttcher as Nils
- Gizem Emre as TBA
- Lisa Loves Kongsli as Lilith
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