The Killer cast features Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton and Charles Parnell. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for David Fincher’s 2023 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Killer centers on a professional hitman. After a failed job, the focal antihero tracks down various enemies. The narrative follows the title character as he carries out a violent retirement plan. Here’s every main actor and character in The Killer, an adaptation of Matz and Luc Jacamon’s comic book series.
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The Killer Cast: Michael Fassbender as The Killer
Character Profile: A professional hitman. He is a fan of The Smiths who muses about his strategic excellence. The Killer murders numerous enemies while trying to reunite with his girlfriend.
Fassbender’s Resume: Brandon in Shame (2011), Erik Lensherr in X-Men: First Class (2011), David in Prometheus (2012), Steve Jobs in Steve Jobs (2015), Thomas Rongen in Next Goal Wins (2023)
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The Killer Cast: Tilda Swinton as The Expert
Character Profile: A professional assassin. She talks about breaking a civilian rule during a New York sequence. The Expert anticipates that she will be eliminated by The Killer.
Swinton’s Resume: Karen Crowder in Michael Clayton (2007), Eva Khatchadourian in We Need to Talk About Kevin(2011), Mason in Snowpiercer (2013), Dr. Klemperer/Madame Blanc/Helena in Suspiria (2018), Julie Hart/Rosalind Hart in The Eternal Daughter (2022)
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The Killer Cast: Charles Parnell as The Lawyer/Hodges
Character Profile: The Killer’s handler. He arranges a hit to protect a failed plan. The Lawyer gets confronted by The Killer in New Orleans.
Parnell’s Resume: Russell Jeter in The Last Ship (2014-18), CIA Director in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), Adm. Solomon “Warlock” Bates in Top Gun: Maverick (2022), NRO in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (2023), DA Buckner in Barry (2023)
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The Killer Cast: Arliss Howard as The Client/Claybourne
Character Profile: A New York billionaire. He is a hedge fund manager who tries to avoid blowback after a failed hit. The Client gets confronted by The Killer during a high rise sequence.
Howard’s Resume: Pvt. Cowboy in Full Metal Jacket (1987), Peter Ludlow in The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Richard DeTamble in The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009), John Henry in Moneyball (2011), Earl Embry in Manhunt (2020)
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The Killer cast also includes:
- Kerry O’Malley as Dolores
- Sophie Charlotte as Magdala
- Emiliano Pernía as Marcus
- Gabriel Polanco as Leo
- Sala Baker as The Brute
- Endre Hules as The Target
- Bernard Bygott as Bodyguard #1
- Monique Ganderton as The Dominatrix
- Daran Norris as Deep South Lounge Greeter
- Nikki Dixon as Airline Ticket Agent
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