Who’s within the Cast of Netflix’s ‘Away’ and Why Do They Look So Familiar?

by Jeremy Spirogis

Away is the newest area drama to come back to Netflix, and its star-studded solid options plenty of faces you may acknowledge. Here’s a breakdown of who’s who in Away, and the place viewers could know them from.  

L-R: Mark Ivanir, Hilary Swank, Ray Pathaki | Netflix

Hillary Swank leads ‘Away’ as Commander Emma Green

Two time Academy Award-winning actor Hillary Swank leads Away as astronaut Commander Emma Green. She’s most recognized for her critically acclaimed roles in Boys Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby. More lately Swank appeared in Netflix’s sci-fi drama, I Am Mother as the lady who results in a mysterious lab whereas making an attempt to outlive the robotic apocalypse.

Josh Charles performs Emma’s husband Matt Logan

Emmy-nominated actor Josh Charles performs the position of Commander Emma Green’s husband, Matt Logan. The actor received his begin with Hairspray and went on to star within the 1989 Academy Award-winning movie Dead Poets Society reverse Robin Williams. 

He’s been in plenty of widespread tasks over time, together with Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitters Dead, Law & Order: SVU, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. But Charles is most recognized for his recurring position on the Emmy-winning CBS drama The Good Wife, through which he portrayed legal professional Will Gardner for seven seasons. 

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Ato Essandoh portrays Kwesi in ‘Away’

Away options seasoned actor Ato Essandoh because the astronaut Kwesi. He has had recurring roles in widespread sequence like Elementary, Blue Bloods, and Altered Carbon. And his movie credit embrace blockbusters like Django Unchained, Jason Bourne, and Dark Phoenix

Essandoh presently performs Dr. Isidore Latham on the NBC drama, Chicago Med — a job which he has carried for the final 4 seasons. 

Ray Panthaki is Ram

Ray Panthaki portrays the Mars-bound astronaut Ram within the new Netflix sequence. The British actor/author/director is thought for his roles on BBC’s EastEnders and Netflix’s Marcella. In 2018, Panthaki starred within the biopic Colette, reverse Dominic West and Kiera Knightly.

Ray Panthaki and Ato Essandoh in Away NetflixRay Panthaki and Ato Essandoh in Away Netflix
AWAY (L to R) Ray Panthaki Ato Essandoh |Diyah Pera/Netflix

Vivian Wu portrays Lu in ‘Away’

Vivian Lu steps into the position of the astronaut Lu. The actor has appeared in award-winning movies like The Joy Luck Club and The Last Emperor. And she has been featured in plenty of widespread TV sequence, together with Highlander and Murder She Wrote

Mark Ivanir is Misha

In Away, Mark Ivanir performs Emma Green’s co-astronaut, Misha. The Israeli-Ukrainian actor received his begin with the Academy Award-winning Steven Spielberg movie, Schindler’s List. He has since appeared in plenty of critically acclaimed films, together with The Terminal and The Good Shephard.  

The actor has been featured in over 60 TV tasks together with Grimm, American Horror Story: Apocalypse, and Transparent. He additionally performed Russian agent Ivan Krupin on three seasons of Homeland

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Cast of ‘Away’ Diyah Pera/Netflix

Talitha Eliana Bateman performs Emma’s daughter Alexis Logan

In Netflix’s Away, Talitha Eliana Bateman takes on the position of Commander Emma Green’s daughter, Alexis Logan. Despite being solely 18, the actor has racked up fairly a formidable resume.

She has starred in movies like Geostorm and Love, Simon. And she’s been featured on episodes of The Middle, Hart of Dixie, and Law & Order: SVU

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