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The Sandman is on Netflix now and the Neil Gaiman TV series has won the hearts of many fans of the original comics. Tom Sturridge plays the title character and he comes across a number of heroes and villains throughout the show. Express.co.uk has all you need to know about who else is in the cast.

Who’s in The Sandman cast?

The Corinthian – Boyd Holbrook

Boyd Holbrook plays the main antagonist, a nightmare who escapes The Dreaming and goes on a killing spree.

Boyd is a 40-year-old American actor and model, known for playing DEA agent Steve Murphy in Narcos.

Lucienne – Vivienne Acheampong

The librarian of the Dreaming was Lucien in the original comics but bosses of the inclusive series decided to gender–flip the role.

Vivienne Acheampong is known for her roles in The One, The Witches and Famalam.

Matthew the Raven – Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt provides the voice of Dream’s sidekick, a talking raven

He is an American stand-up comedian who has headlined comedy clubs all over the country.

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Death – Kirby Howell-Baptiste

Death is Dream’s sister and he is in awe of how she handles her job.

She is played by Kirby Howell-Baptiste, a 35-year-old actress who has starred in Killing Eve and Downward Dog.

Hob Gadling – Ferdinand Kingsley

Hob is Dream’s friend who has lived for hundreds of years.

He is played by Ferdinand Kingsley, a 34-year-old British actor who has starred in Dracula Untold and Victoria.

Unity Kinkaid – Sandra James-Young

Unity is Rose’s grandmother in the series and she sacrifices herself by becoming the Vortex.

She is played by Sandra James-Young, who is known for her roles in EastEnders, Doctors, Coronation Street and Casualty.

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Other recurring stars include Joely Richardson as Ethel Dee Burgess’s fiancée and Niamh Walsh as young Ethel Cripps.

Nina Wadia plays Fate Mother, starring alongside Souad Faress as Fate Crone and Dinita Gohil as Fate Maiden.

Asim Chaudhry plays Abel, a resident of the Dreaming, with Mason Alexander Park as Desire, Dream’s sibling.

Cassie Clare stars as Mazikeen, a devoted follower of Lucifer Morningstar.

John Cameron Mitchell plays Hal Carter, the host of the bed and breakfast Rose visits.

Stephen Fry stars as Gilbert, whose true identity is Fiddler’s Green.

Mark Hamill features as the voice of Mervyn Pumpkinhead, a janitor who resembles a jack-o’-lantern.

Donna Preston plays Despair, Dream’s sister, with Lloyd Everitt playing Hector Hall, Lyta’s dead husband.

Ben Wiggins stars as Carl, Rose’s house-sitter, with Andi Osho as Miranda Walker, Unity’s granddaughter.

Ann Ogbomo plays Gault’s true form, who protects children from abuse.

The guest cast list is as follows:

Bill Paterson as Dr John Hathaway

Laurie Kynaston as Alex Burgess

Benjamin Evan Ainsworth as young Alex Burgess

Benedick Blythe as older Alex Burgess

Charles Dance as Sir Roderick Burgess

Sanjeev Bhaskar as Cain, a resident of the Dreaming

Meera Syal as Erica, a vicar who seeks out Johanna Constantine’s help

Claire Higgins as Mad Hettie, an acquaintance of Johanna Constantine

Sarah Niles as Rosemary, a woman who helps John

Martyn Ford as Squatterbloat

Munya Chawawa as Choronzon

Deborah Oyelade as Nada, a prehistoric African queen who was once with Morpheus

Ernest Kingsley Jnr as Kai’ckul, Nada’s partner

Sam Strike as Todd

Emma Duncan as Bette Munroe, a waitress at the diner John visits

Steven Brand as Marsh Janowski, the dinner chef

Laurie Davidson as Mark Brewer, one of the dinner guests

Daisy Head as Judy, another diner guest

James Udom as Garry, a dinner guest

Lourdes Faberes as Kate Fletcher, one of the dinner guests

Samuel Blenkin as Will Shaxberd

Ian McNeice as a bartender

Lewis Reeves as Philip Sitz, or “The Boogieman” at the cereal convention

Roger Allam as the voice of Lord Azazel, a Duke of Hell

The Sandman is on Netflix now.

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