Cast and Crew of Interstellar

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About Interstellar

Interstellar is a thought-provoking and visually stunning film that explores the depths of space and the human spirit. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the movie follows a group of brave explorers who use a newly discovered wormhole to travel farther into space than ever before. This wormhole, which connects two distant points in the universe, allows the characters to bypass the usual limitations of human space travel and venture on an epic journey to save humanity from a dying Earth.

At the heart of the film is Matthew McConaughey's character, Joseph "Coop" Cooper, a former NASA pilot turned farmer who is recruited for this monumental mission. Alongside Cooper is Dr. Amelia Brand, played by Anne Hathaway, a brilliant astrophysicist who is also part of the crew. Together, they must navigate the dangers of space travel, including extreme temperatures, black holes, and the unknown. The film is a thrilling and emotional journey that explores the power of human ingenuity and the lengths we will go to ensure the survival of our species.

In addition to its exciting plot and well-developed characters, Interstellar is also a feast for the eyes. The film's visual effects are some of the most impressive ever seen on screen, with breathtaking images of space and otherworldly landscapes that will leave viewers in awe. From the vast expanse of the cosmos to the intricate details of the spacecraft, every frame of the film is a work of art. Whether you're a fan of science fiction or simply looking for a thought-provoking and visually stunning film, Interstellar is a must-see.

Full Cast of Interstellar

Matthew McConaughey
plays Joseph 'Coop' Cooper

Matthew McConaughey as Joseph 'Coop' Cooper
In the movie 'Interstellar', Matthew McConaughey delivers a compelling performance as Joseph "Coop" Cooper, a former NASA pilot turned farmer who is tasked with leading a mission to save humanity from an impending environmental disaster. McConaughey's portrayal of Coop is both nuanced and powerful, as he brings to life a character who is torn between his love for his family and his duty to save the world. Through his performance, McConaughey captures the emotional complexity of Coop's journey, as he grapples with the weight of his decisions and the consequences of his actions. Overall, McConaughey's performance is a standout in the film, and helps to elevate 'Interstellar' to new heights. See Matthew McConaughey's other roles

Anne Hathaway
plays Dr. Amelia Brand

Anne Hathaway as Dr. Amelia Brand
Anne Hathaway delivers a compelling performance as Dr. Amelia Brand in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'. Her portrayal of the determined and intelligent scientist is both nuanced and emotionally resonant. Hathaway's ability to convey the character's unwavering dedication to her mission, as well as her vulnerability and longing for human connection, adds depth and complexity to her role. Her performance is a standout in the film, showcasing her range as an actress and her ability to bring authenticity to even the most fantastical of stories. See Anne Hathaway's other roles

Michael Caine
plays Professor John Brand

Michael Caine as Professor John Brand
In 'Interstellar', Michael Caine delivers a poignant performance as Professor John Brand, a brilliant scientist grappling with the weight of humanity's future. Caine imbues the character with a deep sense of wisdom and gravitas, making his every word resonate with the urgency of the mission at hand. His portrayal of a man torn between his loyalty to his family and his duty to save the world is both heartrending and inspiring, adding an emotional depth to the film's scientific narrative. See Michael Caine's other roles

Jessica Chastain
plays Murphy 'Murph' Cooper

Jessica Chastain as Murphy 'Murph' Cooper
Jessica Chastain delivers a powerful and emotionally resonant performance as Murphy "Murph" Cooper in the movie 'Interstellar'. Her portrayal of a determined and intelligent woman, who is driven by love for her father and a deep curiosity about the universe, is both captivating and heart-wrenching. Chastain's ability to convey complex emotions through subtle expressions and nuanced body language adds depth to her character, making her a standout in the film. Her performance is a testament to her talent as an actress and further solidifies her status as one of Hollywood's leading ladies. See Jessica Chastain's other roles

Casey Affleck
plays Tom Cooper

Casey Affleck as Tom Cooper
In 'Interstellar', Casey Affleck delivers a poignant performance as Tom Cooper, the elder son of astronaut Joseph Cooper, played by Matthew McConaughey. Affleck's portrayal of Tom, a farmer-turned-astronaut, is grounded, realistic, and emotionally resonant, capturing the essence of a conflicted man torn between his love for his family and his desire to save humanity. His interactions with McConaughey are heart-rending, revealing the raw, complex emotions of a man struggling to cope with the impending doom of Earth while grappling with feelings of abandonment. Affleck's nuanced performance lends an authentic air of melancholy and introspection to the narrative, serving as a vital component of 'Interstellar's humanistic core. See Casey Affleck's other roles

Wes Bentley
plays Doyle

Wes Bentley as Doyle
Wes Bentley's portrayal of Dr. Doyle in Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" exudes a layered complexity that significantly enhances the film's narrative. Bentley's performance seamlessly oscillates between being a ruthlessly singular-minded explorer, hell-bent on the survival of mankind, and a guilt-ridden father, tormented by the sacrifices demanded from his mission. Doyle's internal struggles, effectively conveyed by Bentley through subtle yet powerful moments, help to humanize the film's highly scientific themes. This balanced act encapsulates the essence of the character, displaying his resolute dedication to the mission while subtly revealing his vulnerability, thereby forming an indelible impact on viewers. See Wes Bentley's other roles

Topher Grace
plays Getty

Topher Grace as Getty

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Mackenzie Foy
plays Young Murph

Mackenzie Foy as Young Murph

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Ellen Burstyn
plays Old Murph

Ellen Burstyn as Old Murph
Ellen Burstyn's performance as Old Murph in 'Interstellar' is a poignant and powerful portrayal of a woman who has been profoundly affected by the events of her life. Burstyn brings a sense of gravitas and emotional depth to the role, imbuing Old Murph with a sense of wisdom and experience that is both moving and thought-provoking. Her scenes with Matthew McConaughey's character, Cooper, are particularly affecting, as they explore the complex relationship between a parent and child who have been separated by time and space. Overall, Burstyn's performance is a standout in a film that is already filled with memorable performances and stunning visuals. See Ellen Burstyn's other roles

John Lithgow
plays Donald

John Lithgow as Donald

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Bill Irwin
plays TARS (voice)

Bill Irwin as TARS (voice)
Bill Irwin's performance as TARS in 'Interstellar' is a standout, even though it's only a voice role. His delivery is both humorous and poignant, adding a much-needed layer of humanity to the otherwise cold and calculating robot. Irwin's ability to switch between deadpan humor and genuine emotion is remarkable, making TARS one of the most memorable characters in the film. His performance is a testament to his versatility as an actor, and it's a shame that his work in 'Interstellar' didn't receive more recognition. See Bill Irwin's other roles

David Gyasi
plays Romilly

David Gyasi as Romilly

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Timothée Chalamet
plays Young Tom

Timothée Chalamet as Young Tom

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Matt Damon
plays Mann

Matt Damon as Mann

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Josh Stewart
plays CASE (voice)

Josh Stewart as CASE (voice)

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Leah Cairns
plays Lois

Leah Cairns as Lois

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Liam Dickinson
plays Coop

Francis X. McCarthy
plays Boots

Francis X. McCarthy as Boots

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William Devane
plays Williams

William Devane as Williams

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Andrew Borba
plays Smith

Andrew Borba as Smith

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Elyes Gabel
plays Administrator

Elyes Gabel as Administrator

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David Oyelowo
plays School Principal

David Oyelowo as School Principal

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Collette Wolfe
plays Ms. Hanley

Collette Wolfe as Ms. Hanley

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Jeff Hephner
plays Doctor

Jeff Hephner as Doctor

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Russ Fega
plays Crew Chief

Lena Georgas
plays Nurse Practitioner

Lena Georgas as Nurse Practitioner

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Brooke Smith
plays Nurse

Brooke Smith as Nurse

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Griffen Fraser
plays Boy on Truck

Flora Nolan
plays Girl on Truck

Kristian Van der Heyden
plays Scientist (uncredited)

William Patrick Brown
plays NASA Employee (uncredited)

William Patrick Brown was born on January 5, 1980 and is currently 44 years old.

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Benjamin Hardy
plays NASA Scientist (uncredited)

Joseph Oliveira
plays Astronaut (uncredited)

Alexander Michael Helisek
plays Construction Boss (uncredited)

Ryan Irving
plays Popcorn Seller (uncredited)

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