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The cast of “The First Murder” | Character and actors in the Netflix series

The vampire drama The First Murder has only been on Netflix for a few days, but has already become a phenomenon for the streamer, climbing the charts to number 2 in the UK.

It stars Sarah Catherine Hook and Imani Lewis as a vampire and a vampire hunter, respectively, who form a bond with each other despite coming from opposite families.

The teen fantasy series stars Elizabeth Mitchell and Will Swenson, among others, and we’ve got everything you need to know about the actors and their characters right here.

Read all about the cast of The First Murder on Netflix.

Sarah Catherine Hook as Juliet Fairmont

Sarah Catherine Hook as Juliet in The First Murder.

Sarah Catherine Hook as Juliet in The First Murder. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Juliette Fairmont? Juliet is a teenage vampire who has reached the age where she must commit her first murder in order to join her family of vampires. She sets her sights on a new girlfriend, Calliope, but unexpectedly finds herself falling in love with her – all when she finds out that she is actually a vampire hunter.

Where have I seen Sarah Katherine Hook before? Hook appeared in two episodes of American Crime Story last year, as well as in the third Conjuring movie, The Devil Made Me Do It. She has also appeared on TV shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The Valley.

Imani Lewis as Calliope Burns

Imani Lewis as Calliope in The First Kill.

Imani Lewis as Calliope in The First Kill. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Calliope Burns? Calliope is a vampire hunter and Juliet’s classmate. She is a member of the Vampire Hunter Guild of Guardians, but falls in love with Juliet.

Where have I seen Imani Lewis before? Lewis’s television career so far has included Get Down, Star, Hightown, and The Equalizer. She also had roles in films such as The 40 Year Old Version and Beau Burnham’s Eighth Grade.

Elizabeth Mitchell as Margot Farirmont

Elizabeth Mitchell as Margo Fairmont in The First Murder.

Elizabeth Mitchell as Margo Fairmont in The First Murder. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Margo Fairmont? Margo is Juliet’s mother, a vampire who once ran away after falling in love with a human, but now tries to guide her daughter’s every step and make her a full member of the family.

Where have I seen Elizabeth Mitchell before? Mitchell is best known for her role as Juliet Burke on Lost, but she also had roles on Once Upon a Time and The Expanse, among other series. Her film roles include Santa Claus 3: Escape Clause and The Purge: Election Year.

Will Swanson as Sebastian Fairmont

Will Swanson as Sebastian Fairmont in The First Kill.

Will Swanson as Sebastian Fairmont in The First Kill. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Sebastian Fairmont? Sebastian is Juliet’s father who adores his daughters and tries to do right by his family.

Where have I seen Will Swanson before? Swenson has had roles in TV series including Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Netflix’s No Tomorrow, and his film roles include The Greatest Showman.

Aubin Wise as Talia Burns

Aubin Wise as Talia Burns in The First Murder.

Aubin Wise as Talia Burns in The First Murder. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Talia Burns? Thalia is Cal’s mother, a vampire hunter who loves her daughter but pressures her to join the Guild in their quest as she believes all monsters should be killed.

Where have I seen Aubin Wise before? Wise played a role in the first season of Donald Glover’s Atlanta and in the film Dim Earth.

Jason R. Moore as Jack Burns

Jason R. Moore as Jack Burns and Aubin Wise as Talia Burns in The First Murder.

Jason R. Moore as Jack Burns and Aubin Wise as Talia Burns in The First Murder. Courtesy of Netflix

Who is Jack Burns? Jack is Cal’s father and a vampire hunter who strongly believes in killing all monsters while protecting his sons and daughter. He believes that Calliope will become a legendary vampire slayer.

Where have I seen Jason R. Moore before? Moore starred as Curtis Hoyle opposite Jon Bernthal in The Punisher, and also appeared in Unusual and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Gracie Zenny as Eleanor Fairmont

Gracie Zenny as Eleanor Fairmont in The First Murder.

Gracie Zenny as Eleanor Fairmont in The First Murder. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Eleanor Fairmont? Elinor is Juliet’s sister who draws entirely on her vampire heritage.

Where have I seen Gracie Zenny before? Zenny played Tina in the Transformers spin-off Bumblebee and played Ruby Red in the short-lived Netflix series Jupiter’s Legacy. Other TV roles include Supah Ninjas, Chasing Life and Zoo.

Philip Mullings Jr. as Theo Burns

Dominic Goodman as Apollo Burns and Philip Mullings Jr. as Theo Burns in The First Murder.

Dominic Goodman as Apollo Burns and Philip Mullings Jr. as Theo Burns in The First Murder. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Theo Burns? Theo is one of Calliope’s two older brothers, and of the two, he is the more level-headed.

Where have I seen Philip Mullings Jr. before? Mullings Jr.’s previous roles include appearances on series such as Brew, Chad, and American Soul.

Dylan McNamara as Oliver Fairmont

Sarah Catherine Hook as Juliet and Dylan McNamara as Oliver Fairmont in The First Murder.

Sarah Catherine Hook as Juliet and Dylan McNamara as Oliver Fairmont in The First Murder. Courtesy of Netflix

Who is Oliver? Oliver is the black sheep of the Fairmont family and the older brother of Juliet and Eleanor.

Where have I seen Dylan McNamara before? McNamara appeared on L.A.’s Finest and had a small role in the first season of Euphoria.

Dominic Goodman as Apollo Burns

Dominic Goodman as Apollo Burns in The First Murder.

Dominic Goodman as Apollo Burns in The First Murder. Brian Douglas/Netflix

Who is Apollo Burns? Apollo is Calliope’s other older brother, stubborn, often taking risks and rushing into decisions.

Where have I seen Dominic Goodman before? Goodman has had small roles in Euphoria, Veronica Mars, and Young Rock, as well as the 2021 Netflix film All That Is Him.

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