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Mindhunter follows a team of FBI investigators and consultants who develop a method of profiling serial killers. The tense crime drama features a number of interviews with notorious killers as well as following individual cases that the team are attempting to solve. Starring actors including Jonathan Groff and Cameron Britton, here’s everything you need to know about the cast of Mindhunter season two on Netflix.
Who is in the cast Mindhunter season 2?
Holden Ford – Jonathan Groff
Jonathan Groff leads the cast as special agent Holden Ford who begins to develop the psychological profiling techniques.
The character is based on FBI agent John E. Douglas who wrote the book that the series is based on called Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit.
Groff has appeared in television series Looking and Glee and is well known for voicing the character of Kristoff in Disney film Frozen.
Alongside this, Groff has had an extremely successful Broadway career, starring in Spring Awakening and the original Broadway production of Hamilton.
Bill Tench – Holt McCallany
Holt McCallany stars as FBI agent Bill Tench who works with Ford to interview serial killers and assist on cases across America.
Similarly to Ford, the character is based on a real person – FBI agent Robert K. Ressler.
The American actor has starred in over 100 films, including Fight Club, The Losers and Run All Night.
He also had recurring role in Blue Bloods as Robert McCoy and CSI: Miami as Detective John Hagen.
Wendy Carr – Anna Torv
FBI psychologist Wendy Carr is played in the crime drama by Anna Torv.
The character is based on psychiatric forensic researcher Ann Wolbert Burgess, who was a prominent Boston College professor who collaborated with the FBI agents.
Torv is best known for appearing as the lead in television series Fringe as FBI agent Olivia Dunham.
Charles Manson – Damon Herriman
Season two introduces Charles Manson as one of the criminals interviewed by Ford and Tench.
He is played in the series by actor Damon Herriman, who recently played the notorious cult leader in Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Herriman is an Australian actor known for roles in series like Justified as Dewey Crowe and Mr Inbetween as Freddy.
Ed Kemper – Cameron Britton
Serial killer Ed Kemper appears throughout the series as a point of contact for Ford and Tench.
He is played by relative newcomer Cameron Britton, who also played Hazel in the Netflix television series The Umbrella Academy.
His character is based on the real life serial killer Edmund Emil Kemper III who murdered 10 people and was nicknamed the Co-ed killer.
Dennis Rader – Sonny Valicenti
Sonny Valicenti will also be returning as Dennis Rader in the series who was seen at the beginning of each episode in season one.
The real life killer was known as the BTK killer and he murdered 10 people between 1974 and 1991 in Kansas.
Other returning cast member in season two include Stacey Roca as Bill’s wife Nancy Tench and Cotter Smith as Shepard.
Mindhunter season 2 will be released on Netflix today (August 16).
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