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World on Fire

World on Fire

BBC One 2019

The story of World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives.

The Top 10 Actors and Characters of World on Fire (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Parker Sawyers

#1 - Parker Sawyers (Andre Watkins)

Parker Sawyers (born May 24, 1983) is an American actor.

Parker Sawyers plays as Andre Watkins in World on Fire.
Parker Sawyers is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 18 episodes.

Zofia Wichłacz

#2 - Zofia Wichłacz (Teresa Zarzycka)

Zofia Wichłacz is a Polish actress.

Zofia Wichłacz plays as Teresa Zarzycka in World on Fire.
Zofia Wichłacz is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 11 episodes.

Helen Hunt

#3 - Helen Hunt (Rainey)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She starred in the sitcom Mad About You for seven years, before being cast in the romantic comedy As Good as It Gets (for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress) and The Curse of the Jade Scorpion. Some of her other Hollywood credits include Twister, Cast Away, What Women Want and Pay It Forward. She made her directorial debut in 2007 with Then She Found Me. Description above from the Wikipedia article Helen Hunt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Helen Hunt plays as Rainey in World on Fire.
Helen Hunt is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 8 episodes.

Julia Brown

#4 - Julia Brown (Lois Bennett)

Julia Brown plays as Lois Bennett in World on Fire.
Julia Brown is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

Ewan Mitchell

#5 - Ewan Mitchell (Tom Bennett)

Ewan Mitchell plays as Tom Bennett in World on Fire.
Ewan Mitchell is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

Jonah Hauer-King

#6 - Jonah Hauer-King (Harry Chase)

An actor who has dual citizenship of the UK and the United States. He began acting at school, and was signed by an agent when performing at the Edinburgh Fringe. He studied at Cambridge University graduating with a First Class degree in Theology and Religious Studies in 2017.

Jonah Hauer-King plays as Harry Chase in World on Fire.
Jonah Hauer-King is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

Brian J. Smith

#7 - Brian J. Smith (Webster O'Connor)

Brian J. Smith (born October 12, 1981) is an American actor who is known for his role as Trey in the 2006 independent film Hate Crime and as series regular Lt. Matthew Scott in the military science fiction television series, Stargate Universe. Smith is a native of Allen, Texas. After studying at the Quad C Theatre program at the Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas, Smith graduated from the Juilliard School Drama Division's four-year acting program in New York City. In 2005, he portrayed Trey, a gay man facing intolerance from the son of a fundamentalist preacher, in Hate Crime, an independent film featured at multiple gay and lesbian film festivals around the United States. Smith also portrayed roles in two more independent films, Red Hook and The War Boys. In 2008, he appeared on Broadway in the play Come Back, Little Sheba as the character Turk. Smith was cast as Lieutenant Matthew Scott, a lead role in the 2009 Stargate television series, Stargate Universe, until its cancellation in 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian J. Smith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Brian J. Smith plays as Webster O'Connor in World on Fire.
Brian J. Smith is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

Tomasz Kot

#8 - Tomasz Kot (Stefan Tomaszeski)

Tomasz Kot (born 21 April 1977) is a Polish actor. He gained great popularity by portraying singer Ryszard Riedel in Jan Kidawa Błoński's 2005 film "Destined for Blues" as well as for his role as Zbigniew Religa in Łukasz Palkowski's 2014 film "Gods". In 2015, he was awarded the Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis. Most recently, Kot has received award-season buzz for his starring role as Wiktor in Paweł Pawlikowski’s feature "Cold War". The project has earned him a nomination for best actor by the European Film Awards and the movie has been recognized by the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, New York Film Critics Circle, and the National Board of Review in the best foreign language film category. In 2018 Kot appeared in Agnieszka Holland’s "Spoor" and had a starring role in Jaroslaw Marszewski’s “Bikini Blue,” the latter earning him the award for best lead actor at the Milan Film Festival. In 2019 Kot starred in BBC One series "World on Fire" opposite Brian J. Smith, Julia Brown, and Helen Hunt.

Tomasz Kot plays as Stefan Tomaszeski in World on Fire.
Tomasz Kot is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

Mateusz Więcławek

#9 - Mateusz Więcławek (Grzegorz Tomaszeski)

Mateusz Więcławek plays as Grzegorz Tomaszeski in World on Fire.
Mateusz Więcławek is the top #9 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

#10 - Max Riemelt (Schmidt)

Max Riemelt (born in East Berlin, East Germany on 7 January 1984) is a German actor. Internationally, he is best known for playing Wolfgang Bogdanow in the television series Sense8. He is also well-known for acting in movies such as Before the Fall (2004), The Wave (2008) and Free Fall (2013). At the 2004 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, he won the best actor award for ‘Napola’ and in the 2006 Bavarian Film Awards, he won the best young actor award for ‘Der Rote Kakadu’. Riemelt's career began in Germany at the age of 13, in the TV productions Eine Familie zum Küssen and Praxis Bülowbogen. The following year Riemelt played his first leading role in the ZDF Christmas series Zwei allein (director: Matthias Steurer): the Waisenkind "Max Loser". In the video for the title song "Two of a Kind" by the Hamburg duo "R & B", Riemelt has a cameo appearance. He has starred in all of Dennis Gansel's feature films, starting with Mädchen, Mädchen. In 2013, he starred in the movie Free Fall with Hanno Koffler, in which he plays Kay Engel, a police officer in training. The movie depicts a gay love story and has been compared to Brokeback Mountain. From 2015 to 2018, he starred in The Wachowskis' Netflix series Sense8, playing Wolfgang Bogdanow, a German safe cracker. The first season received positive reviews from critics. In 2020, he joined the cast of The Matrix 4.

Max Riemelt plays as Schmidt in World on Fire.
Max Riemelt is the top #10 member of the cast and appears in 7 episodes.

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