When it comes to creating an original Hollywood film, it doesn’t get much more prominent in the present day than Christopher Nolan. After mastering the comic book film with his “Dark Knight” trilogy and accouching some of the most innovative elementary blockbusters of the decade, such as Inception and Dunkirk. Nolan finally landed his first masterpiece of 2020, “Tenet,” an epic action film that ultimately won over the viewers and critics. Tenet’s cast shines with the most prominent and famous actors of Hollywood.
The movie was released in August 2020 and was the first Hollywood film to open in theaters after the epidemic that has performed financially in the market grossed $ 356 million worldwide, making it the fourth highest-grossing film by 2020. The movie’s plot follows a secret agent (Washington) as he manipulates the flow of time to prevent World War III.
The film fans are wanted to know the appearance of Tenet cast in real life. Here is everything about Tenet cast, and where you may have seen all their faces before.
John David Washington (The Protagonist)
John David Washington portrayed the character of the Protagonist. Washington is a well-known American actor, born on July 28, 1984. Before becoming a part of the acting industry, he was a former football running back. He is the son of renowned actor Denzel Washington and actress and singer Pauletta Washington. Washington is the oldest of his four siblings.
In 2015, he started his professional career by playing Ricky Jerret in the HBO drama series Ballers. The series is well received by critics and ran for four seasons. Washington made his breakthrough when he landed the role of Ron Stallworth in the crime film BlacKkKlansman, for which he received both Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. He garnered wider acclamation after starring in Christopher Nolan’s spy film Tenet (2020).
Robert Pattinson (Neil)
Tenet cast features Robert Pattinson, a renowned English actress, playing Neil’s role in the film. At the age of 15, he started his acting career by making appearances in the theaters, which is followed by a film role in the fantasy movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Pattinson first rose to prominence when he landed Edward Cullen in the Twilight novels’ film adaptations, consisting of five films between 2008 and 2012. The film series is a significant hit at the box office, which earned Pattinson worldwide fame and established him among the world’s highest-paid actors.
After that, he eschewed roles in several big-budget films. His other credentials include the movies Remember Me, Water for Elephants, Maps to the Stars, Cosmopolis, The Lost City of Z, Good Time, and The Lighthouse. Pattinson has been in a relationship with The Twilight Saga co-star Kristen for four years, and they eventually broke up in 2013. From 2014 to 2017, Pattinson was linked with singer-songwriter FKA Twigs.
Elizabeth Debicki (Katherine Barton)
Elizabeth Debicki is part of Tenet’s cast and played the role of Katherine in the movie. She is an Australian actress, born on 24 August 1990 in Paris, France. In 2011, Debicki made her film debut with a brief role in the Australian film A Few Best Men. This was her first role after graduating from drama school. Debicki won AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her outstanding acting in The Great Gatsby.
Following the success in several movies, she played significant roles in two television shows in 2016. Her career progressed with roles in Everest, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Widows. In 2020, she garnered acclamation widely for his staring character in the film Tenet.
Dimple Kapadia (Priya)
Dimple Kapadia is a 63-year-old Indian actress who primarily appears in Indian films. In 1973, at the age of 14, she made her film debut with a title role in the teen romance Bobby. After getting wider public recognition, Kapadia married Indian actor Rajesh Khana. In 1984, after getting separated from Khanna, she returned to acting with a starring role in the film Saagar. The film was a significant hit in the market, which revived her career and earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
She has appeared in many blockbuster movies in the mid-1980s. Some of her later film credits include roles in Hum Kaun Hai?, Pyaar Mein Twist, Phir Kabhi, Tum Milo Toh Sahi What the Fish, Being Cyrus, Luck by Chance, Dabangg, Cocktail, Finding Fanny, and Tenet. Kapadia is the mother of the former film actresses Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna.
Martin Donovan (Fay)
Martin Donovan is part of the Tenet cast and played the role of Fay in the movie. He is an American actor, born on August 19, 1957. At the early stage of his career, Donovan attended Theater Arts, where he appeared in the plays Richard’s Cork Leg by Brendan Behan and Private Life of the Master Race by Bertold Brecht. In 1996, he appeared in a supporting role in the film, which earned him the National Society of Film Critics’ Award.
Donovan has had a long collaboration with director Hal Hartley, appearing in many of his films, such as Trust, Surviving Desire, Simple Men, Flirt, Amateur, and The Book of Life. He also featured as Peter Scottson on Showtime’s cable series Weeds. Donovan married actress Vivian Lanko in 1984, and together they have two sons.
Fiona Dourif (Wheeler)
Fiona Dourif, who portrayed Wheeler, is an American actor and producer. She is the daughter of well-known actor Brad Dourif and psychic Jonina Dourif. In 2005, Dourif made her acting debut as Chez Ami Whore in the television series Deadwood, followed by Alice’s role in the television mini-series Thief. In the same year, she made her film debut in Little Chenier.
She is best known for her role as Bart Curlish in Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and as the young Diane Jones in Dustin Lance Black’s When We Rise. She has also been featured as Nica Pierce in the horror film Curse of Chucky and its follow-up Cult of Chucky. In 2018, she was starred as Good Leader Tavis in the USA Network series The Purge.
Yuri Kolokolnikov (Volkov)
Yuri Kolokolnikov is a Russian stage and film actor, born on 15 December 1980 in Moscow. The 39-year-old man has appeared in more than forty films in the local industry since 1998. In Hollywood, he is best known for his role as Styr in the television series Game of Thrones and as Gennadi Bystrov in The Americans. He also played the lead role in the Russian comedy film Breakfast with Daddy and the American action-comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard. In 2014, he married actress Kseniya Rappoport, with whom he has a daughter named Sofia.
Himesh Patel (Mahir)
Himesh Patel is part of the Tenet cast and played the role of Mahir in the movie. Himesh is an English actor, born on October 13, 1990. His parents are both belongs to India but were born in Africa. He started his career by playing roles in theaters and short films. Himesh is famously known for playing Tamwar Masood on the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2007 to 2016 and starring in the 2019 musical romantic comedy film Yesterday.
Clémence Poésy (Barbara)
Clémence Poésy portrayed the character of Barbara in the movie. She is a French actress and fashion model. Poesy studied drama and has been active in both film and television since 1999, including English-language productions. She is most commonly known for her starring roles in the Harry Potter film series, In Bruges, 127 Hours, War and Peace, and the lead role as Elise Wassermann in the 24-episode series The Tunnel.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Ives)
Tenet cast features Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson, most commonly known as Aaron Taylor-Johnson, playing Ives’ character in the film. He is an English actor who is best known for his portrayal of the title character in Kick-Ass and its sequels. Taylor-Johnson began performing at age six and has appeared in several films. He has featured in movies including, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Nocturnal Animals, The Wall Outlaw King, A Million Little Pieces, and Tenet.