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The Great

The Great

Hulu 2020

A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.

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The Top 10 Actors and Characters of The Great (Ranked Cast in 2021)

Gwilym Lee

#1 - Gwilym Lee (DS Charlie Nelson)

Gwilym Lee (born 24 November 1983) is a Welsh actor. He is best known for his film roles in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) and Top End Wedding (2019). He is also known for his TV roles in Midsomer Murders (2013-2015), Jamestown (2017), and The Great (2020). His first starring role was in the 1997-1998 television adaptation of the Animal Ark books. Aged 16, he started working on Richard III with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He appeared in a leading role in the final series of Land Girls (2011) and had several guest roles on television (including Ashes to Ashes (2009), Henry V (2012), Fresh Meat (2012), and Monroe (2012)). He was commended in the 2008 Ian Charleson Awards for his appearance in the National Theatre's production of Oedipus and in 2009 played Laertes in the Donmar West End season. He won the first prize of the 2011 Ian Charleson Award for his role as Edgar in the 2010 King Lear production at the Donmar Warehouse. In 2012, he starred in Aleksei Arbuzov's The Promise, and, in 2013, he began a television starring role as DCI Barnaby's new sergeant, DS Charlie Nelson, in the 16th series of Midsomer Murders. He played guitarist Brian May in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), for which earned him a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Gwilym Lee, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Gwilym Lee plays as DS Charlie Nelson in The Great.
Gwilym Lee is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 15 episodes.

Nicholas Hoult

#2 - Nicholas Hoult (Patrick (voice))

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult (born 7 December 1989) is an English actor, best known for the role as Marcus Brewer in the 2002 film About a Boy and as Tony Stonem in the E4 BAFTA winning television series, Skins. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicholas Hoult, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Nicholas Hoult plays as Patrick (voice) in The Great.
Nicholas Hoult is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Belinda Bromilow

#3 - Belinda Bromilow (Aunt Elizabeth)

Belinda Bromilow plays as Aunt Elizabeth in The Great.
Belinda Bromilow is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Elle Fanning

#4 - Elle Fanning (Catherine)

Mary Elle Fanning (born April 9, 1998) is an American actress and singer. She is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning and mainly known for her starring roles in Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere, Maleficent, About Ray, and as Jesse in 2016's The Neon Demon. In 2011, Fanning starred in her breakout role as Alice Dainard in J. J. Abrams' sci-fi-drama, Super 8. For this role, she received positive reviews and was often cited as one of the film's best aspects.

Elle Fanning plays as Catherine in The Great.
Elle Fanning is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Phoebe Fox

#5 - Phoebe Fox (Marial)

Phoebe Fox is an English actress. Wikipedia

Phoebe Fox plays as Marial in The Great.
Phoebe Fox is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Sacha Dhawan

#6 - Sacha Dhawan (Orlov)

Sacha Dhawan (born 1 May 1984) is a British actor of Indian descent. He has performed on stage, film, television and radio. Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport, Greater Manchester to Hindu parents. He plays the part of Davos in the Netflix series Iron Fist in both seasons. He appeared in the opening episode of the twelfth series of Doctor Who as another incarnation of the renegade Time Lord known as the Master.

Sacha Dhawan plays as Orlov in The Great.
Sacha Dhawan is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Charity Wakefield

#7 - Charity Wakefield (Georgina)

Charity Wakefield was born in September 1980 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England as Charity Rose Wakefield. She is an actress and producer, known for The Raven (2012),Mockingbird Lane (2012) and ¡Hasta La Vista, Sister! (2012).

Charity Wakefield plays as Georgina in The Great.
Charity Wakefield is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Adam Godley

#8 - Adam Godley (Pogo)

Adam Godley plays as Pogo in The Great.
Adam Godley is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Douglas Hodge

#9 - Douglas Hodge (Velementov)

Douglas Hodge is an English actor, director, and musician who trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Hodge is a council member of the National Youth Theatre for which, in 1989, he co-wrote Pacha Mama's Blessing about the Amazon rain forests staged at the Almeida Theatre.

Douglas Hodge plays as Velementov in The Great.
Douglas Hodge is the top #9 member of the cast and appears in 10 episodes.

Bayo Gbadamosi

#10 - Bayo Gbadamosi (Kariem Gat Wich Machar)

Bayo Gbadamosi plays as Kariem Gat Wich Machar in The Great.
Bayo Gbadamosi is the top #10 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

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