Meet the cast and characters at the heart of Netflix series The Gentlemen

The cast features many recognizable English and American actors.

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Guy Ritchie's 2019 crime movie The Gentlemen has spawned a spinoff of the same name and it just premiered on Netflix, enticing viewers to get caught up in this darkly funny British gangster drama.

Theo James and Kaya Scodelario are especially excellent in the lead roles, with James cast as a second son, Eddie Horniman, who becomes the unwitting heir to a sprawling estate and Scodelario playing the cunning Susie Glass, daughter of Bobby Glass, owner of a massive cannabis empire. Susie is maintaining the business while her father is in prison and it just so happens that Eddie's newly acquired property is housing a secret grow house part of the overall Glass empire.

Besides Eddie and Susie, The Gentlemen features a cast of colorful characters, members of the Horniman family, a number of dangerous drug dealers, crime bosses, and more. Keep reading to learn more about the cast of The Gentlemen, who they play, and more interesting details.

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Theo James as Eddie Horniman

  • Age: 39 (December 16, 1984)
  • Height: 6'0
  • Wife: Ruth Kearney
  • Instagram: He isn't active on social media
  • Fun facts: He has two children, plays guitar, and previously worked for the
  • National Health Services.

Who is Eddie Horniman? James takes the lead role of Eddie Horniman, the second son of the Duke of Halstead. Given his status in the family lineage, Eddie never would have expected to inherit anything from his father, anticipating that the estate would go to his older brother, Freddy. A former British Army Captain, Eddie is shocked when he suddenly inherits the Halstead family estate and learns he must now wrestle with various criminal responsibilities.

Where have you seen Theo James before? Theo James started gaining prominence when he was cast as Tobias Eaton in the YA dystopia series Divergent, based on the book series by Veronica Roth. From there he went on to star in Underworld: Blood Wars and the HBO show The Time Traveler's Wife (which has, sadly, been scrubbed from streaming). That said, his most notable role these days is likely for season 1 of The White Lotus, where his performance earned him an Emmy nomination. He's also done a few voice-acting roles for Netflix with The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf and Castlevania.

What's next? The English actor will star in a horror film based on Stephen King's short story "The Monkey." He'll also lend his voice to the Audible version of David Copperfield from director Sam Mendes.

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Kaya Scodelario as Susie Glass

  • Age: 31 (March 13, 1992)
  • Height: 5'6
  • Husband: Benjamin Walker
  • Instagram: @kayascods
  • Fun facts: She has two children, is fluent in Portuguese, and auditioned for Skins when she was just 14.

Who is Susie Glass? Cast in the female lead of the show, Kaya Scodelario takes on the role of the posh yet fierce Susie Glass, daughter of criminal kingpin Bobby Glass. Chic, stylish, and often cheeky, Susie and Eddie cross paths when Eddie's father passes and leaves him the estate, which includes a significant marijuana farm, one of many owned by the Glass enterprise. While her father is in prison, Susie handles the day-to-day business and when the family business is threatened, she has no doubt in her mind about where her priorities lie.

Where have you seen Kaya Scodelario before? Most people probably recall Scodelario from her time on the E4 series Skins where she played the breakout character Effy Stonem. After that, Scodelario has mostly starred in movies like the Maze Runner trilogy, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Crawl, Wuthering Heights, The King's Daughter, and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. On the television side, she starred in the Netflix show Spinning Out, which was canceled after just one season, but still has a loyal fanbase on social media.

What's next? The British star will collaborate with Netflix once again for the upcoming Brazilian series Senna, about the Formula One champion Ayrton Senna.

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Daniel Ings as Freddy Horniman

  • Age: 38 (November 30, 1985)
  • Height: 6'0
  • Fun fact: Despite playing the elder Horniman brother, Daniel Ings is actually one year younger than his on-screen sibling Theo James!

Who is Freddy Horniman? Freddy is the eldest son of the Duke of Halstead and was all prepared to inherit the estate and its vast 15,000+ acres before his father surprised the entire family by passing it down to his second son, Eddie, instead. Without the estate, Freddy is left in a weird limbo and floundering without much purpose. He also saddles his brother, the newest Duke of Halstead, with a bunch of immediate problems during his first day on the job.

Where have you seen Daniel Ings before? Like Theo James and Kaya Scodelario, Daniel Ings has starred in a few Netflix series already, including Lovesick, The Crown, Sex Education, and Black Mirror. On the film side, some of his most notable credits are The Marvels and Eddie the Eagle.

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Joely Richardson as Lady Sabrina

  • Age: 59 (January 9, 1965)
  • Height: 5'9
  • Instagram: @joelyrichardsonsinsta
  • Fun facts: Her mother is the revered English actress Vanessa Redgrave and her father is director Tony Richardson; she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and she's multilingual.

Who is Lady Sabrina? Joely Richardson portrays Lady Sabrina, the widow of the former Duke of Halstead and Eddie's mother. As he acclimates to his new position as Duke, Eddie finds himself leaning on his mother and looking to her for advice. She's quite intelligent and grows increasingly concerned about her son becoming further entrenched in the Glass' criminal enterprise. Sabrina does have some secrets of her own, however, that she's kept close to her chest.

Where have you seen Joely Richardson before? I'll always have fond memories of Joely Richardson as Julia McNamara on Ryan Murphy's (best) show Nip/Tuck, but beyond that she's also been in series like The Tudors and Netflix projects such as The Sandman and Lady Chatterly's Lover. She even guest starred in an episode of the recent hit One Day. Other credits: 101 Dalmatians, Event Horizon, Red Sparrow, The Turning, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

What's next? We don't know for sure, but I imagine that Richardson will be back for the new episodes of The Sandman. She also stars in the upcoming Disney+ series Renegade Nell.

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Vinnie Jones as Geoffrey Seacombe

  • Age: 59 (January 5, 1965)
  • Height: 6'1
  • Instagram: @thevinniejones
  • Fun fact: Former footballer who played as a professional defensive midfielder, he played and captained the Welsh national team.

Who is Geoff Seacombe? Geoffrey Seacombe, or Geoff as he's often referred to by the Horniman family, is the gamekeeper on the Halstead estate and knows the entire inch of the place back to front. He enjoys rehabbing injured animals and maintans a mini-menagerie inside his home that includes a fox, an owl, and even a hedgehog. While he comes off as rather stoic, he's very loyal to the Halstead family and becomes a rock for Eddie as navigates his challenging new circumstances.

Where have you seen Vinnie Jones before? After his football career, Vinnie Jones transitioned into a successful acting career with notable performances in projects like Snatch, Gone in 60 Seconds, Year One, Arrow, X-Men: The Last Stand, and She's the Man. Most recently he had a recurring role on Law & Order: Organized Crime.

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Giancarlo Esposito as Stanley Johnston

  • Age: 65 (April 26, 1958)
  • Height: 5'8
  • Instagram: @thegiancarloesposito
  • Fun facts: He started acting as a child and has collaborated with Spike Lee multiple times.

Who is Stanley Johnston? The character of Stanley Johnston is one of the most notable meth dealers around, but he's also obsessed with the British aristocracy and history. He often rubs elbows with the Euorpean royals and spends a lot of time in London's most exclusive gentlemen's club. He takes an interest in the new Duke of Halstead and, in particular, the stake he has in Bobby Glass's empire.

Where have you seen Giancarlo Esposito before? The Gentlemen is just one of several projects Giancarlo Esposito has worked on for Netflix. He previously starred in the series Kaleidoscope and voiced Faraday in Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. But his most notable role to date is playing Gus Fring in the acclaimed drama Breaking Bad, a role that earned him multiple Emmy nominations. He also appeared in the prequel show Better Call Saul, The Boys, The Mandalorian, Godfather of Harlem, and Once Upon a Time. On the movie side, he's been in The Usual Suspects, Last Holiday, Rabbit Hole, Malcolm X, Okja, and more.

What's next? The actor has several things lined up, such as the AMC drama Parish and Netflix's The Residence. He also has a few horror movies in the works, including MaXXXine and Abigail, both set for a 2024 release.

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Ray Winstone as Bobby Glass

  • Age: 67 (February 19, 1957)
  • Height: 5'10
  • Wife: Elaine McCausland
  • Instagram: @thisisraywinstone
  • Fun fact: Has three children and two of them are also actors,

Who does he play? Ray Winstone portrays Susie's father, Bobby Glass, who runs a far-reaching marijuana empire. But he's currently serving time behind bars as a career criminal, leaving his business in the capable hands of his daughter. Even though he's imprisoned, he has the place wired and is able to live like a king and keep tabs on his business.

Where have you seen him before? Funnily enough, Winstone happens to star in another Netflix Original that release the day after The Gentlemen. He plays the father of Millie Bobby Brown's character in the dark fantasy film Damsel. You might also recognize him from movies like Black Widow, The Departed, Ripley's Game, Cats, King Arthur, Hugo, and Beowulf.

Supporting cast of The Gentlemen

  • Harry Goodwins as Jack Glass - a professional boxer and brother of Susie/son of Bobby Glass
  • Peter Serafinowicz as Tommy Dixon - co-owner of a profitable cocaine business with his brother The Gospel
  • Pearce Quigley as John "The Gospel" Dixon - Tommy's brother and other half of their cocaine business
  • Josh Finan as Jethro - an accountant working for the Dixon brothers
  • Michael Vu as Jimmy Chang - Susie's primary weed specialist
  • Max Beesley as Henry Collins - ex-army man and boxing promoter with a dark side
  • Ruby Sear as Gabrielle - a mysterious hired gun
  • Gaïa Weiss as Princess Rosanna - Eddie's childhood friend, an heiress who is 11th in line to the Belgian throne
  • Chanel Cresswell as Tamsin Horniman - notable socialite and wife of Freddy
  • Alexis Rodney as Stevens - Stanley Johnston's right-hand man
  • Logan Dean as Blanket - one of Susie's loyal bodyguards and foot soldiers
  • Mason Antonio Fardowe as Keith - another Glass family bodyguard and foot soldier
  • Jasmine Blackborow as Charly Horniman - sister of Eddie and Freddy
  • Dar Salim as Felix - disposes of bodies for Susie

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