Know the Cast: ‘Neon’

Neon Cast - Every Actor and Character in the Netflix Series

The Neon cast features Tyler Dean Flores, Emma Ferreira and Jordan Mendoza. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Shea Serrano’s Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.


Neon centers on a reggaeton musician who moves to Miami. As Santi pursues professional opportunities, he learns about the dark side of the industry. The narrative follows the main protagonist and his two best friends as they try to secure a record deal. Here’s every actor and character in Neon.

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Neon Cast: Tyler Dean Flores as Santi

Neon Cast on Netflix - Tyler Dean Flores as Santi

Character Profile: A reggaeton musician. He is a Puerto Rican man who is best known for a viral single. Santi struggles with his moral code while carrying on a fake relationship with a famous pop star.

Flores’ Resume: Mark in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Eddie in When They See Us (2019), Israel “Reefa” Hernandez in Reefa (2021), Flacko in The Birthday Cake (2021), Diego in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

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Neon Cast: Emma Ferreira as Ness

Neon Cast on Netflix - Emma Ferreira as Ness

Character Profile: Santi’s manager. She aggressively pursues business opportunities. Ness is a gay woman who searches for her ideal partner.

Ferreira’s Resume: Selma in Learn to Swim (2021), Anthea in Midnight at the Paradise (2022), Alyssa in Transplant (2022), Ruby in Unstable (2023)

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Neon Cast: Jordan Mendoza as Felix

Neon Cast on Netflix - Jordan Mendoza as Felix

Character Profile: Santi’s creative director. He is a Filipino man with strong directorial skills. Felix works exclusively with Santi.

Mendoza’s Resume: Guy/Jordan in ZIWE (2021), Various in Maurice on Mars (2022), RJ Acosta Jr. in Kaleidoscope (2023), Crispin in No Hard Feelings (2023), Bartender in Problemista (2023)

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Neon Cast: Courtney Taylor as Mia

Neon Cast on Netflix - Courtney Taylor as Mia

Character Profile: An assistant at BPM Records. She pretends to be a record executive. Mia tries to develop her career by helping Santi with industry opportunities.

Taylor’s Resume: Jasmine in Single & Anxious (2017-19), Sequoia in Insecure (2020-21), Erika in Abbott Elementary (2022-), Grace in The Invitation (2022), Mason in The Company You Keep (2023)

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Neon Cast: Alycia Pascual-Peña as Celeste

Neon Cast on Netflix - Alycia Pascual-Peña as Celeste

Character Profile: A popular blogger. She writes an unflattering article about Santi. Celeste changes her opinion after seeing the protagonist perform live.

Pascual-Peña’s Resume: Clara in Chase (2011), Aisha Garcia in Saved by the Bell (2020-21), Lucy in Moxie (2021), Yoli in The Neighborhood (2022)

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Neon Cast: Jordana Brewster as Gina

Neon Cast on Netflix - Jordana Brewster as Gina

Character Profile: A Miami drug dealer. She funds Santi’s team. Gina makes passive-aggressive comments to the main protagonists.

Brewster’s Resume: Delilah Profitt in The Faculty (1998), Mia Toretto in the Fast & Furious Movie Franchise (2001-), Chrissie in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006), Maureen Cahill in Lethal Weapon (2016-18), Faye in Simulant (2023)

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Neon Cast: Genesis Rodriguez as Isa

Neon Cast on Netflix - Genesis Rodriguez as Isa

Character Profile: A famous pop star. She is a Cuban woman with a history of mercury poisoning. Isa uses Santi to develop her Spanish-language music career.

Rodriguez’s Resume: Marisol in Identity Thief (2013), Honey Lemon in Big Hero 6 (2014), Ally Leon in Tusk (2014), Detective Sloan Womack in The Fugitive (2020), Sloane Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy (2022)

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The Neon cast also includes:

  • Jessie Camacho as Ynez
  • Rose Eshay as Terry
  • Michelle Cortés as Sofia
  • Pedro De Leon as Terrance
  • Nicole Diane Rios as Lucía
  • Bryan Cid Borrero as Antonio
  • Cecille Colón as Kimberly
  • Ana Sofia Pomales as Daniella
  • Katriana Alexa Vélez as Katelina
  • Santiago Cabrera as Oscar
  • Zack Fox as Zale
  • Daddy Yankee as Himself

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

Know the Cast: 'Neon'
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