The Sex Education Cast You Must Know

Everything about the comedy series, Sex Education, is interesting; this includes the Sex Education cast you must know and how they individually contributed to the interesting crux of the story or plot. Much have been said about the fact that the film really went viral across the globe and with the content of its plot and sequence, one should also look into the dynamics set by each character, hero and heroine.

Sex Education fans have watched their favorite cast of characters come of age over four seasons and more than 35 episodes. These fans have also dealt with storylines surrounding everything from assault to religion, transitioning to motherhood and broken our hearts a few times along the way, too.

Character List in the Series

Below are the names of the characters that feature in the plot sequence of the great and award-winning comedy drama series which dwell around the youthful exuberance, activities and of course the influences and victories of their adventures.

  • Asa Butterfield as Otis Milburn, a socially awkward teenager who gives sex advice to his peers

sex education cast

Asa Bopp Farr Butterfield is an English actor. He has received nominations for three British Independent Film Awards, two Critics’ Choice Awards, two Saturn Awards, and three Young Artist Awards

  • Gillian Anderson as Jean Milburn, Otis’s mother and a well-known sex therapist

Sex Education Cast

Gillian Anderson is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies’s film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC/RTÉ crime drama television series The Fall, sex therapist Jean Milburn in the Netflix comedy drama Sex Education, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of Netflix drama series The Crown.

  • Ncuti Gatwaas Eric Effiong, Otis’s openly gay best friend who comes from a religious Ghanaian-Nigerian family.

Sex Education Cast

Mizero Ncuti Gatwa is a Rwandan-Scottish actor. He began his career on stage at the Dundee Repertory Theatre. He was nominated for an Ian Charleson Award for his performance as Mercutio in a 2014 production of Romeo & Juliet at HOME.

Others Are:

  • Emma Mackey as Maeve Wiley, an intelligent but troubled teenager who runs a sex therapy clinic with Otis
  • Connor Swindells as Adam Groff, the headmaster’s son and Eric’s bully-turned-love interest
  • Kedar Williams-Stirling as Jackson Marchetti, the head boy at Moordale Secondary School and a swimming champion
  • Alistair Petrie as Michael Groff, the headmaster of Moordale Secondary School and Adam’s strict father
  • Mimi Keene as Ruby Matthews, a popular girl at Moordale Secondary School and the leader of the Untouchables clique
  • Aimee Lou Wood as Aimee Gibbs, a former member of the Untouchables who becomes friends with Maeve
  • Chaneil Kular as Anwar Bakshi (series 1–3), a member of the Untouchables
  • Simone Ashley as Olivia Hanan (series 1–3), a member of the Untouchables[6]
  • Tanya Reynolds as Lily Iglehart (series 1–3), a girl who writes alien erotica
  • Patricia Allison as Ola Nyman (series 1–3), a pansexual girl who joins Moordale Secondary School
  • Mikael Persbrandt as Jakob Nyman (series 1–3), Ola’s father and a widowed Swedish plumber who develops a relationship with Jean

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  • Anne-Marie Duff as Erin Wiley (series 2–3), a drug addict and the absent mother of Maeve, Sean and Elsie
  • James Purefoy as Remi Milburn (series 2; guest series 1), Otis’s father and Jean’s ex-husband, a therapist and sex addict who lives in America
  • Rakhee Thakrar as Emily Sands (series 3; recurring series 1–2; guest series 4), an English teacher at Moordale Secondary School[7]
  • Jemima Kirke as Hope Haddon (series 3), the new headmistress at Moordale Secondary School and Michael Groff’s replacement
  • Jim Howick as Colin Hendricks, a science teacher at Moordale Secondary School who conducts the Swing Band (series 1–3; guest series 4)
  • Samantha Spiro as Maureen Groff, the headmaster’s wife and Adam’s mother
  • Hannah Waddingham as Sofia Marchetti, one of Jackson’s mothers (series 1–2; guest series 3-4)
  • Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Roz Marchetti, Jackson’s other mother (series 1–2; guest series 4)
  • DeObia Oparei as Abeo Effiong, Eric’s concerned and protective father (series 1)
  • Doreene Blackstock as Beatrice Effiong, Eric’s supportive mother
  • Chris Jenks as Steve Morley, a student at Moordale Secondary School, who becomes Aimee’s boyfriend (series 1–3)
  • Lisa Palfrey as Cynthia, the owner of the caravan park where Maeve lives (series 1–3)
  • Joe Wilkinson as Jeffrey, Cynthia’s husband
  • Jojo Macari as Kyle, one of Aimee’s ex-boyfriends (series 1; guest series 2-3)
  • Edward Bluemel as Sean Wiley, Maeve’s absent older brother who raised her instead of their parents (series 1, 4)
  • Chinenye Ezeudu as Vivienne ‘Viv’ Odusanya, a girl who tutors Jackson and is a member of the quiz team (series 2–4)
  • George Robinson as Isaac Goodwin, a disabled boy who lives on the same campsite as Maeve (series 2–4)
  • George Somner as Joe Goodwin, Isaac’s brother and carer who lives on Maeve’s campsite (series 2–4)
  • Conor Clarke McGrath as Connor Pearson, a student at Moordale Secondary School (series 2-4)
  • Sami Outalbali as Rahim Harrack, a French exchange student who shows an interest in Eric (series 2–3)
  • Lino Facioli as Dex Thompson, a member of the quiz team (series 2–3)
  • Mirren Mack as Florence, an asexual student at Moordale Secondary School (series 2)
  • George Georgiou as Yousef, the owner of the local shop and Rahim’s uncle (series 2)
  • Armin Karima as Malek Amir, Olivia Hanan’s boyfriend (series 2–3)
  • Conor Donovan as Quentin, a member of the drama club and enemy of Mr Hendricks (series 2–3)
  • Jason Isaacs as Peter Groff, older brother of Michael Groff (series 3)
  • Indra Ové as Anna, foster mother of Maeve’s younger half-sister Elsie (series 3, guest series 4)
  • Dua Saleh as Cal Bowman, a non-binary student at Moordale Secondary School who relocated from Minneapolis (series 3–4)
  • Robyn Holdaway as Layla, a non-binary student at Moordale Secondary School (series 3)
  • Dan Levy as Mr Molloy, a teacher in the study program Maeve attends in the United States (series 4)
  • Hannah Gadsby as Celia, a manager at the radio station where Jean works (series 4)
  • Thaddea Graham as Sarah “O” Owens, a rival sex therapist student at Cavendish College (series 4)
  • Anthony Lexa as Abbi Montgomery, a popular girl and the leader of Cavendish College’s The Coven clique (series 4)
  • Alexandra James as Aisha Green, a member of The Coven who is partially deaf (series 4)
  • Felix Mufti as Roman Zardari, a member of The Coven and Abbi’s boyfriend (series 4)
  • Reda Elazouar as Beau, Viv’s love interest (series 4)
  • Lisa McGrillis as Joanna Franklin, Jean’s sister (series 4)
  • Anna Francolini as Gloria Masters, a teacher at Cavendish College (series 4)
  • Shak Benjamin as Adedayo, Eric’s love interest from his church (series 4)
  • Bella Maclean as Jem, Adam’s co-worker at the farm (series 4)
  • Imani Yahshua as Tyrone, a friend of Maeve’s in America (series 4)
  • Eshaan Akbar as Principal Lakhani, headteacher at Cavendish College (series 4)
  • Toby Williams as Tim, one of Jean’s patients (series 1–2)
  • Lu Corfield as Sarah, a mother of three who befriends Maeve (series 1)
  • Anjana Vasan as an anti-abortion activist (series 1)
  • Dominic Applewhite as Charlie, an anti-abortion activist (series 1)
  • T’Nia Miller as Maxine, the chair of the school board (series 2)
  • Thomas Atkinson as Nick, Anwar’s boyfriend (series 2–3)
  • Stephen Fry as himself, a quiz host (series 2)
  • Sindhu Vee as Mrs Hanan, Olivia’s mother (series 2)
  • Susan Lynch as Tara Gibbs, Aimee’s mother (series 2)
  • Jack Bandeira as Eli, a student at Mountview Military Institution (series 2)
  • David Layde as Roland Matthews, Ruby’s father who has multiple sclerosis and is Jeffrey’s friend (series 3-4)
  • Miles Jupp as an obstetrician at Moordale community hospital (series 3)
  • Sophie Thompson as Carol Iglehart, Lily’s mother and a nurse (series 3)
  • Jerry Iwu as Oba, a gay photographer from Nigeria (series 3)
  • Reece Richards as Eugene, Viv’s boyfriend (series 3)
  • Jack Gleeson as Dodgy Mo, a friend of Sean’s (series 4)
  • Andi Osho as Nicky Bowman, Cal’s mother (series 4)
  • Jodie Turner-Smith as God, an apparition that appears to Eric (series 4)

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