Where Did I See Them Again? Your Netflix Guide to Actors You Swear You Have Seen Before
The dawn of Netflix has begun a new era of comfortable streaming. Because it became such a hit, a lot of other streaming platforms followed suit. Because it is one of the biggest producers of TV series and movies, it naturally follows that the company will need a huge list of actors as well. So many of these actors, we swear to have seen before. Well, if you can’t put your finger on it, we’re here to lessen your discomfort to some degree and help you sleep at night. We will answer all your queries and tell you exactly where you’ve seen them before.
Five | 6 Underground
Alongside Ryan Reynolds who plays “One” in 6 Underground, actress Adria Arjona plays “Five”. Arjona started doing films in 2012 and is usually spotted in sci-fi or fantasy genres. She played Dorothy Gale in Emerald City, an NBC show. She was also in Pacific Rim: Uprising as Jules Reyes. Moreover, she played supporting characters in Life of the Party, True Detective Season 2, and Morbius. Likewise, she played the role of Anathema Device in Amazon’s Good Omens. Through many acting roles, she however takes credit for what is considered her most popular job – the voice of Ramirez in the video game Fortnite.
Reileen Kawahara | Altered Carbon
Actor Dichen Lachman is the one who takes credit for playing the role of Reileen Kawahara. She started acting in Neighbours, an Australian series where she played the antagonist Katya Kinski. This show had more than a hundred episodes and started in 2005. Her first role in an American production was in Dollhouse, a sci-fi TV series by Joss Whedon where she played Sierra/ Priya Tsetsang. The show lasted two seasons, and this was where she realized that science fiction was where she was meant to be. She also played acting roles in Torchwood, The 100, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Being Human.
Theo | The Haunting of Hill House
Theodora Crane is not only familiar on-screen but is also a known name for production and creative work as well. If you’re a horror buff, chances are you know Kate Siegel to some degree. She did acting jobs on TV and in films for almost 10 years but after that, she delved into the world of screenplay. She wrote Hush which premiered in 2016 with her husband Mike Flanagan. She starred in Oculus which Flanagan directed. Likewise, the couple also worked together in Ouija: Origin of Evil and Gerald’s Game. They are also working on a film adaptation of 13 Days to Midnight.
Otis | Sex Education
Sex Education’s main character Otis Milburn is played by Asa Butterfield. Butterfield started acting early, way before he landed the role of Otis. His big break was when he landed the lead role in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. After this, the film credits that showed his name got better and better as he got major roles in movies like The Wolfman, Nanny McPhee Returns, Hugo, Ender’s Game, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, The Space Between Us, and The House of Tomorrow. Going through such vast genres, Butterfield may be young but he certainly shows versatility as an artist. He is also into music and video game creation.
Charlotte | The Perfection
The role of Charlotte is played by the gorgeous actress Allison Williams. She is actually the daughter of Brian Williams, one of the most popular NBC news anchors. She attended Yale University to get her college degree and there, she became affiliated with “Just Add Water”, a university-based improv comedy group. Her big break was when she landed that role of Marnie Michaels in HBO’s Girls. After this, she appeared in TV series like The Mindy Project and A Series of Unfortunate Events and films like Get Out and Horizon Line. Also into theatre, Williams appeared in Peter Pan Live!
Quellcrist Falconer | Altered Carbon
Renee Elise Goldsberry credits her portrayal in Altered Carbon as her first major role without showcasing her singing talent. She plays Quell in the science fiction TV series, a scientist, and the love interest of the main character. Goldsberry has been around for quite a while, but mostly in theater. Having such a powerful voice, she has appeared in many hit musicals on Broadway. Namely, she played Nala in The Lion King, Mimi in Rent, Nettie in The Color Purple, and Angelica in Hamilton. On TV, Goldsberry also appeared on Ally McBeal and One Life to Live as Evangeline Williamson.
Emaline | Everything Sucks!
Actress Sydney Sweeney who plays Emaline has appeared in many television shows such as Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy, 90210, The Handmaid’s Tale, Sharp Objects, Euphoria, and Pretty Little Liars. Aside from TV appearances, she has also been cast in films like The Bling Ring, Big Time Adolescence, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Through her numerous projects, Sweeney credits her role in Everything Sucks! as her big break because soon after her portrayal, she got bigger projects. Sweeney was just climbing the ladder when she was auditioning for the show, and after being cast in it, more productions came for her.
Mike | Stranger Things
Playing Mike Wheeler in the Netflix show Stranger Things, Finn Wolfhard has already had some experience before he landed the role on the show. He has appeared in The 100 and Supernatural beforehand. The young actor then got cast in the 2017 hit horror film It and since then–and including his role on Stranger Things–his career has reached a whole new degree of heights. After this, he has been signed on to projects like Carmen Sandiego, The Goldfinch, The Addams Family, and Ghostbusters. He even appeared in Weezer’s music video of their song Take on Me. He has now created a name for himself and is wanted everywhere.
Blair | Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters
Anjelica Bette Fellini is the actress that plays Blair in the Netflix show Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters. Relatively new to the acting scene at only about two years in the industry, Fellini has already appeared in some major productions. She started with short films and then landed roles in the X-Men related series The Gifted, and movies Sid is Dead and The French Dispatch. She must have really made an investment in her first few years in the acting scene as her career is growing fast, and with the projects that she has now, she will definitely land bigger roles soon.
Sterling | Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters
With more than 30 credits already within only six years in the industry, Maddie Phillips has had her fair share of experience in the acting field. She has appeared in cameo roles in TV shows like iZombie, Lucifer, Legion, Ghost Wars, Val Helsing, and Supernatural. Likewise, she was also seen in food-centered shows like A Feeling of Home, Santa’s Boots, and Made for You, with Love. She was also a part of Nightwing: Prodigal in 2014, a fan-made production where she played Harley Quinn. As one of the two Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters, Phillips has finally gotten the main character role.