Meet the Midnight Club’s Cast and Characters

The Midnight Club is a television series directed by Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House) and based on the Christopher Pike novel of the same name. It centres around a group of young patients in a hospice who gather each night to share spooky tales.

The series also displays each of the scary tales of the young patients, so there is plenty of room for Flanagan‘s favorite actors to make appearances. The club features a stacked ensemble of novices and rising stars. Discover the performers and characters by reading on.

Meet the Members of ‘The Midnight Club’

Iman Benson as Ilonka

When Ilonka receives her thyroid cancer diagnosis, her senior year and her ambitions to attend Stanford are upended. She comes into Brightcliffe when looking up remedies, and she enrolls in the programme to look into a puzzling instance from the past where a resident was given a clean bill of health.


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Benson, an Atlanta native, had her television debut in the 2016 comedy Uncle Buck, costarring with Nia Long and Mike Epps. She also starred in the teen series Alexa & Katie and the Kenya Barris comedy #BlackAF on Netflix. She will star in a new War of the Worlds movie starring Ice Cube and Eva Longoria as her upcoming endeavor.

Igby Rigney as Kevin

The first child Ilonka encounters at Brightcliffe is Kevin, a four-month resident who was recently diagnosed with leukaemia. He is endearing and passionate about music, and they quickly become friends. In Midnight Mass(opens in new tab), Rigney made his Flanagan-verse debut as Warren Flynn, a young altar boy.


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He previously attended Pace University in New York, where he double majored in psychology and cinema history. He also performed in a number of movies, including Joe Bell from 2020 and F9: The Fast Saga from 2021. The Fall of the House of Usher will be his next venture with Codd.

Ruth Codd as Anya

Anya, a lower-leg amputee who was born in Ireland and is Ilonka‘s new roommate at Brightcliffe, was born there. Though cynical and distant toward everyone, she cares more than she lets on.

Codd is best recognized for her work on Tik Tok, where she amassed 672,000 followers, shared amusing tales of her Irish upbringing, and was open about her disabilities. Before she joined the cast of The Midnight Club, she worked as a barber and makeup artist.


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She has subsequently deleted her Tik Tok. The newcomer will appear in Flanagan‘s subsequent production, The Fall of the House of Usher, following her outstanding performance as Anya.

William Chris Sumpter as Spencer

Sumpter portrays Spencer, a gay man living with HIV who experiences everyday stigma as a result of how the public saw the illness in the 1990s. Spence, who considers the Midnight Club to be his adopted family, is the jovial life of the gathering.


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The 20-year-old actor began his career in musical theatre at the age of 11, when he joined the Broadway version of Matilda. Additionally, he played the role of Young James “Ghost” St. Patrick in the STARZ smash Power and the dance movie NYC Dreams.

Annarah Cymone as Sandra

Cymone portrays Sandra, a Midnight Club participant who is reserved and uneasy but will defend her religious convictions. The Statesville, North Carolina native previously portrayed Leeza, the pious girl who saw one of the show’s earliest miracles, in Midnight Mass. She also had a role in the 2021 movie Caged.


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Adia as Cheri

Due of her fear of telling stories in the early episodes, Cheri, a Midnight Club member, “rode for free.” She is kind and loving, but she is also well-known for her incredible and impossible tales of her life prior to Brightcliffe. Adia‘s debut part was in The Midnight Club.

Aya Furukawa as Natsuki

Patient Natsuki at Brightcliffe enjoys horror fiction and frequently suppresses her feelings. Using the pronouns she/they, Furukawa was born in Vancouver, Canada, and speaks both English and Japanese with ease.


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They previously played Claudia’s sister Janine in the Netflix series Brand New Cherry Flavor and The Baby-Sitters Club. Additionally, they will appear in Flanagan’s next production of The Fall of the House of Usher.

Sariyan Sapkota as Amesh

Before Ilonka joined, Amesh was the club’s newest member. He is an enthusiastic gamer and jokester. Another newcomer, Sapkota, will appear in The Fall of the House of Usher alongside Codd, Rigney, and Furukowa in The Midnight Club.

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