The psychological thriller miniseries Surface landed on Apple TV + on July 29, 2022 and managed to keep us glued to our seats with the first three episodes. The series revolves around a woman who has lost her last memories, including why she decided to jump, and she tries to piece together the reasons behind her suicide attempt. Not only did the story of the series captivated us, but the Surface cast definitely did as well. Without much ado, let’s get to know the cast of Surface better!
Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a 39-year-old British actress who made her first appearances in the series Doctor Who and in the movie Larry Crowne. The actress paved her way to fame with her roles in films such as Beauty and the Beast, Miss Sloane and Motherless Brooklyn, and in 2016 she earned much acclaim for her performance in Black Mirror Season 3, Episode “San Junipero”. Most recently, Mbatha-Raw was seen in the TV series The Morning Show and Loki. In Surface, Gugu plays Sophie, a woman who has lost her recent memories after surviving a suicide attempt.
Gugu was dating Game of Thrones actor Harry Lloyd, from whom she split in 2012. Since then, the actress hasn’t been seen with anyone.
Oliver Jackson-Cohen is a 35-year-old actor and model best known for his role as Adrian Griffin in the 2020 film adaptation of H.G. Wells’ novel of the same name, The Invisible Man. The actor, who began his TV career in 2002, is also known to the general public for his roles in such series as Dracula, The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor. The Healer, The Lost Daughter and Mr. Malcolm’s List are some of the other movies in which the actor starred. He can be seen in the Surface cast playing the role of James.
Oliver was dating Jessica De Gouw from 2013 to 2018. According to unreliable sources, the couple is still together. However, they prefer to keep quiet about their personal life, so their relationship remains a secret for us.
The 39-year-old actress Ari Graynor is best known for her roles in TV series such as The Sopranos (her TV debut), Fringe and I’m Dying Up Here. Her first feature film is Mystic Rivers, which was released in 2003. After that, the actress has starred in numerous films, including The Front Runner, Lucky and The Sitter, to name a few. In Surface, the actress appears as Caroline.
According to reports, Ari Graynor is now single.
Stephan James is a 28-year-old actor who rose to fame with his role as track and field sprinter Jesse Owens in the 2016 film Race, for which he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor. The actor is also known for his role as Walter Cruz in Homecoming, for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award. Many people also know him for his role in the critically acclaimed film If Beale Street Could Talk. The talented actor plays Baden in Surface.
Reportedly, Stephan James is now single.
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Marianne Jean-Baptiste is a 55-year-old British actress who became known for her role in the film Secrets & Lies (1996). The actress has subsequently starred in numerous films such as Fatman, Violet & Daisy and The Sea Beast. She played leading roles in several TV series such as Blindspot, Soundtrack and Without a Trace. Jean-Baptiste also played a supporting role with Stephan James in the Amazon Prime Video series Homecoming. She can be seen in the Surface cast in the role of Hannah.
Marianne has been married to Evan Williams since 1997, with whom she has two daughters.
François Arnaud is a 37-year-old Canadian actor best known for his appearances in the TV series The Borgias, Midnight, Texas and UnReal. The actor starred in the series Blindspot alongside Marianne Jean-Baptiste and appeared in several other series such as Yamaska, The Moodys and X Company. Among the films in which Arnaud participated are Permission, She’s in Portland and Norbourg. In Surface, he plays Harrison.
In 2020, Arnaud came out as bisexual. He’s reportedly been dating Sarah Gordon since 2014.
The 28-year-old English actress and model Millie Brady made her TV debut in 2014 with the TV series Mr Selfridge. She then starred in series such as The Last Kingdom, White House Farm and The Queen’s Gambit, which catapulted her career. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and Intrigo: Samaria are the films that gave the actress greater recognition. She is part of the main cast of Surface with her role Eliza.
Brady used to date Harry Styles, from whom she split in 2013. According to reports, she’s not currently dating anyone.