Know the Cast: 'Presumed Innocent' (2024)

2020s

By Q.V. Hough on June 14, 2024

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The Presumed Innocent cast features Jake Gyllenhaal, Ruth Negga and Bill Camp. This info article contains minor spoilers and cast/character summaries for David E. Kelley’s 2024 Apple TV+ miniseries. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast category, and then browse complete soundtrack song listings in the Soundtracks of Cinema section.

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Presumed Innocent explores a murder mystery in Chicago. When a female prosecutor shows up dead, her former lover becomes the number one suspect. The narrative follows a man named Rusty as he defends his reputation while trying to clear his name. Here’s every actor and character in Presumed Innocent, an adaptation of Scott Turow’s 1987 novel.

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal as Rusty Sabich

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Character Profile: A Chicago prosecutor. He is a married man who investigates the murder of a colleague/former lover. Rusty emerges as a prime suspect upon admitting that he was obsessed the victim.

Gyllenhaal’s Resume: Donnie Darko in Donnie Darko (2001),Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain(2005),Louis Bloom in Nightcrawler (2014), Quentin Beck/Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Dalton in Road House (2024)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Ruth Negga as Barbara Sabich

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Character Profile: Rusty’s wife. She tries to offer emotional support during a murder investigation. Barbara struggles with her feelings due to Rusty’s past affair.

Negga’s Resume: Raina in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-18), Mildred in Loving (2016), Tulip O’Hare/Lucy in Preacher(2016-19),Helen Lantos in Ad Astra (2019), Sophie in Good Grief (2023)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Bill Camp as Raymond Horgan

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Character Profile: Rusty’s boss. He is a district attorney who loses a campaign. Raymond vows to live a life of meaning.

Camp’s Resume: Radburn in 12 Years a Slave (2013), Dennis Box in The Night Of (2016),Detective Garrity in Joker (2019), Mr. Shaibel in The Queen’s Gambit(2020), Ray Loewen in The Burial (2023)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: O-T fa*gbenle as Nico Della Guardia

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Character Profile: A Chicago politician. He defeats Raymond in an election. Nico is known for delaying legal procedures.

fa*gbenle’s Resume: Luke Bankole in The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-22), Maxxx in Maxxx (2020), Mason in Black Widow (2021), Barack Obama in The First Lady (2022), Isaac in Loot (2024)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Chase Infiniti as Jaden Sabich

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Character Profile: Rusty and Barbara’s daughter. She struggles emotionally after learning about her father’s affair.

Infiniti’s Resume: TV Debut in Presumed Innocent

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Nana Mensah as Alana Rodriguez

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Character Profile: Rusty’s friend. She is a detective who gets taken off the focal murder case. Alana helps Rusty sort through evidence.

Mensah’s Resume: Sade in An African City (2014), Sally Palermo in Madam Secretary (2017-18), Amara Josephine Achola in 13 Reasons Why (2019-20), Mistress Mira in Bonding (2021), Billie Appiah in The Diplomat (2023)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Renate Reinsve as Carolyn Polhemus

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Character Profile: A murder victim. She was a prosecutor known for her tough personality and political ambitions. Carolyn dies from blunt force trauma after ending an affair with Rusty.

Reinsve’s Resume: Renate in Oslo, August 31st (2011), Line in Welcome to Norway (2016), Anemone in Best før (2017-19), Julie in The Worst Person in the World (2021), Ingrid in A Different Man (2024)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Peter Sarsgaard as Tommy Molto

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Character Profile: Rusty’s colleague. He emerges as the new chief deputy prosecutor. Tommy clashes with Rusty while investigating Carolyn’s death.

Sarsgaard’s Resume: Mark in Garden State (2014), Clyde Martin in Kinsey (2014), Alan Troy in Jarhead (2005), Bobby Kennedy in Jackie (2016), Rick Mountcastle in Dopesick (2021)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Kingston Rumi Southwick as Kyle Sabich

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Character Profile: Rusty and Barbara’s son. He gets angry after learning about his father’s affair.

Southwick’s Resume: Josh Stevens in 9 Full Moons (2013)

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Presumed Innocent Cast: Elizabeth Marvel as Lorraine Horgan

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Character Profile: Raymond’s wife. She feels secondary to her husband’s job.

Marvel’s Resume: Sandy Pfarrer in Burn After Reading (2008),40-Year-Old Mattie in True Grit (2010), Mrs. Jolly in Lincoln (2012), President Elizabeth Keane in Homeland (2016-18), Jackie Ponder in Love & Death (2023)

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The Presumed Innocent cast also includes:

  • Noma Dumezweni as Judge Lyttle
  • Gabby Beans as Mya Winslow
  • Virginia Kull as Eugenia
  • Matthew Alan as Dalton Caldwell
  • Tate Birchmore as Michael Caldwell
  • Roberta Bassin as Mrs. Lancaster
  • James Hiroyuki Liao as Herbert Kumagai
  • Lily Rabe as Dr. Liz Rush
  • Marco Rodríguez as Brian Ratzer
  • MARS as Jeanine
  • Mark Harelik as Liam Reynolds
  • Sarunas J. Jackson as Clifton
  • Bryan Gallo as Reporter Jones
  • Bridget Oberlin as Reporter Lisa James
  • Eileen Álvarez as Laura Ratzer

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.

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