Eva Green as Vanessa Ives:
The character, Vanessa Ives is played by French actress, Eva Green. Eva Green began her career on stage, starring in Jalousie en Trois Fax in 2001. In 2003, she began her film career with the provocative movie, ‘The Dreamers’. From there, Eva starred in many different movies such as ‘Kingdom of Heaven’, ‘Casino Royale’, ‘Dark Shadows’, and many more. Most recently, she has taken on the character of Vanessa Ives in the hit Showtime series ‘Penny Dreadful’.
Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler:
The lead male character in the series, Ethan Chandler is played by Josh Hartnett. Hartnett began his career in 1998, with a role in ‘Debutante’. He has been in a number of films since then such as, ‘Pearl Harbor’, ‘Black Hawk Down’, ‘Lucky Number Slevin’, ’30 Days of Night’ and many more.
Timothy Dalton as Sir Malcolm Murray:
Sir Malcolm Murray is another main character in the series, who is played by Timothy Dalton. Dalton began acting in 1968, and has been starring in Movies and TV series since. He took on the role as James Bond in ‘The Living Daylights’ in 1987. After his James Bond stint, he appeared in many other movies, including ‘The Rocketeer’, ‘The Informant’, ‘Cleopatra’ and many others.
Reeve Carney as Dorian Gray:
Actor Reeve Carney plays the character, Dorian Gray. Carney is not only an actor but he is also a musician. He was a guitar player at B.B. King’s nightclub and has had two bands, Reeve Carney and the Revolving Band and Carney. Most recently, Carney starred in the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Broadway musical.
Billie Piper as Brona Croft:
Billie Piper plays Brona Croft, who is one of the main female characters in the series. Piper is not only an actress, but she is also a very successful musician. At age 15, she signed a record deal in the UK and had a single debut at number one. In 2004 she began acting in films such as ‘The Calcium Kid’ and ‘Things to do Before You’re Thirty’. Billie also stars in the hit TV Series, ‘Doctor Who’.
Danny Sapani as Sembene:
The character Sembene is played by actor Danny Sapani. Sapani is an English actor, who has guest starred and starred in a number of films and TV series. He is known for his work in ‘Trance’, ‘The Oxford Murders’, and ‘Song for a Raggy Boy’.
Harry Treadaway as Dr. Victor Frankenstein:
English actor, Harry Treadaway, plays Dr. Victor Frankenstein’s character. Treadaway began his career in 2005, with the film ‘Brothers of the Head’. He has taken on many different roles in TV series and films since then. Some include roles in ‘Cape Wrath’, ‘City of Ember’, ‘The Lone Ranger’, and many more.