Every Netflix Movie Star and Their Characters


The Russo Brothers are back with the action thriller, The Gray Man.

Adapted from the novel of the same name by Mark Greaney, The gray man follows the journey of Sierra Six, a CIA black ops mercenary who is forced to flee after uncovering dark, corrupt secrets about the head of the agency.

Ruthless torturer Lloyd Hansen and his international assassins are ready to catch him on behalf of the CIA, but Six will do whatever it takes not to be defeated.

The movie is not only Netflix’s most expensive movie ever with a budget of $200 million, but it also features a star-studded cast led by Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.

The gray man is available to watch in select theaters starting today and will land on Netflix worldwide on Friday, July 22.

Newsweek has everything you need to know about the casting of The gray man on Netflix and their characters below.

Meet the cast of The gray man

Six – Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling stars as Sierra Six in gray man, a convicted killer turned CIA black ops mercenary.

After working for the CIA for several years, eliminating some of their biggest targets, Six is ​​forced to flee after uncovering some serious incriminating secrets about those at the top of the organization.

Gosling is best known for his roles in romantic films Notebook and Crazy, Stupid, In Love.

He also acted in the critically acclaimed films The big court and The Earth, winning a Golden Globe for Best Actor and receiving a Best Actor Oscar nomination for the latter.

His other well-known credits include Blade Runner 2049, Lars and the real girl, and Half Nelson.

Ryan Gosling as Six in The Gray Man.
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Lloyd Hansen – Chris Evans

Chris Evans plays Lloyd Hansen, a complete sociopath who is close friends with Six’s boss, Denny. Lloyd is called in as a hitman and torturer, determined to find Six and seize the secrets he holds.

However, with each further step towards Six, a step back occurs, only pushing Lloyd to extreme and deadly lengths.

Evans is best known for starring as Steve Rogers/Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, including Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Captain America: Civil War (2016), and ensemble films Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Evans reunites with the Russo Brothers for The Gray Man. The duo led Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.

His other well-known credits include Gifted, Knives out, and The Fantastic Four.

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Chris Evans as Lloyd Hansen in The Gray Man
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Dani Miranda — Ana de Armas

Ana de Armas stars as Dani Miranda, Six’s loyal colleague who saves her life on numerous occasions.

De Armas reunites with Gosling in The Gray Man. They looked together in Blade runner 2049. She also finds Evans with whom she appeared in Knives out with.

For her role as nurse Marta Cabrera in Knives out, de Armas was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy and won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She played the famous Bond girl Paloma in no time to die and recently starred in deep waters alongside Ben Affleck.

Denny Carmichael — Régé-Jean Page

Regé-Jean Page stars as Denny Carmichael, the corrupt boss of the CIA’s covert operations department. Essentially, he runs the department for his own benefit, making deals with corrupt individuals and eliminating any kind of threat.

When Denny learns that Six knows about his private dealings, Denny will stop at nothing to make sure Six is ​​eliminated.

Page is best known for playing the Duke in Bridgerton Season 1. The gray man is his biggest role since Bridgerton nowadays.

He will star in the next fantasy film Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.

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(L to R) Rege-Jean Page as Carmichael, Ana de Armas as Dani Miranda in The Gray Man

Suzanne Brewer—Jessica Henwick

Jessica Henwick stars as Suzanne Brewer, Denny’s colleague who is under extreme pressure to ensure Six is ​​captured and the chip containing all the incriminating CIA information is returned safely.

Henwick is best known for her role as Numeria Sand on HBO game of thrones and Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

More recently, she starred as Bugs in Matrix resurrections.

Donald Fitzroy—Billy Bob Thornton

Oscar-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton is Donald Fitzroy in The Gray Man.

Donald is a former mentor to Six and is a father figure in her life. He is completely loyal to Six and will do anything to ensure his survival.

Thornton is well known for starring in dramas Friday night lights and Fargo.

For his role as Lorne Malvo in Fargohe earned a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie at the Emmy Awards and won Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards.

He is also well known for his role as lawyer Billy McBride in Goliath.

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Billy Bob Thornton as Fitzroy in The Gray Man
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Claire Fitzroy—Julia Butters

Julia Butters as Claire Fitzroy in The gray manDonald’s daughter.

Unfortunately, Claire becomes Lloyd’s pawn in the game to defeat Six.

Batters played the role of Trudi Frazer in Quentin Tarantino Once upon a time in Hollywood alongside Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Audiences may also recognize her as Anna-Kat Otto in the ABC sitcom American housewife.

Margaret Cahill—Alfre Woodard

Multi-award winning actress Alfre Woodard plays Margaret Cahill, a legendary CIA agent who, like Donald, has always defended Six.

To date, Woodard holds four Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award and two Grammy Awards to his name.

Her acting career dates back to the late 1970s when she appeared in films Cross the creek and Remember my name. She continued to star in TV shows Saint Elsewhere and LA Law.

In recent years, she has starred in 12 years of slavery, clemency, the remake of The Lion King, Luke Cage, Captain America: Civil Warand Annabelle.

The gray man is out in select theaters now and arrives on Netflix Friday, July 22.


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