Midnight, Texas Cast

François Arnaud

François Arnaud

as Manfred Bernardo

François Arnaud stars as Manfred Bernardo on Global’s upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Manfred is a charming, sarcastic psychic who can communicate with spirits, including his dead grandmother, Xylda. In the small town of Midnight, he finds safety surrounding himself with powerful human and supernatural allies.

Arnaud is a multilingual Canadian actor who most recently played a recurring role on “Blindspot.” Arnaud was cast as Antonin Rimbaud in the critically acclaimed 2009 Cannes Film Festival selection “J’ai Tué Ma Mere” (I Killed My Mother) and won best supporting actor from the Vancouver Film Critics Circle. He is currently filming “High School Lover,” directed by Jerell Rosales.

Following multiple roles in Canadian film and television, Arnaud made his American TV debut as Cesare Borgia in Showtime’s acclaimed historical drama “The Borgias,” opposite Jeremy Irons. Other film credits include “Copperhead, Amapola,” opposite Camilla Belle; “Big Sky,” with Kyra Sedgwick; “The Girl King”; and “Rabid Dogs,” which was an official selection at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Arnaud’s upcoming films include the lead roles in “The Man Who Was Thursday,” which will be premiering later this year at the Austin Film Festival; “Rapid Eye Movement”; “Permission,” opposite Rebecca Hall, which will be premiering this April at the Tribeca Film Festival; “The People Garden”; and “Jean of the Joneses,” which premiered at the 2016 SXSW Festival.

Arnaud is based in New York.
Dylan Bruce

Dylan Bruce

as Bobo Winthrop

Dylan Bruce stars as Bobo Winthrop on Global's upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Bobo is the proprietor of Midnight’s local pawn shop. He has a dark and mysterious past, but would do anything for his neighbors — supernatural or human.

Previously, Bruce was a series regular on the hit series “Orphan Black” and was a recurring star on “Heroes Reborn,” “Arrow” and “American Gothic.” Bruce starred opposite Heather Graham in “Flowers in the Attic” and “Petals in the Wind.” He has also guest-starred on “The Sopranos,” “CSI: NY,” “Vegas” and “NCIS.”

Bruce got his start on the daytime drama “As the World Turns.”
Parisa Fitz-Henley

Parisa Fitz-Henley

as Fiji Cavanaugh

Parisa Fitz-Henley stars as Fiji Cavanaugh on Global’s upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Fiji is a witch who owns The Inquiring Mind, a wiccan shop in the small town of Midnight. She secretly pines for neighbor Bobo Winthrop and has a snarky cat named Mr. Snuggly.

Fitz-Henley has enjoyed a vibrant career in TV, film and theater. Her roles include a German princess hiding her African heritage in the play “Buckingham,” running an illegal poker room in “The Mysteries of Laura,” delivering drinks and flirtation in “House of Cards” and playing a cellist torn between two brothers in “Only Human”.

Fitz-Henley’s roles in indie films “Lola Versus” and “Bluebird,” as well as commercial films “The Jane Austin Book Club” and “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” helped to cultivate her versatility.

Fitz-Henley recurred as the mysterious Reva Connors on the series “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” and reprised that role on “Luke Cage.”
Arielle Kebbel

Arielle Kebbel

as Olivia Charity

Arielle Kebbel stars as Olivia Charity on Global's supernatural thriller "Midnight, Texas."

Olivia is an assassin trained in hand-to-hand combat and has a weapon for every occasion. She has a passionate and deeply emotional connection to Lemuel Bridger.

Kebbel can currently be seen starring opposite Dwayne Johnson on HBO's hit series "Ballers," which recently concluded its second season.  

Kebbel is perhaps most familiar to audiences from her role on "The Vampire Diaries," where she played the charismatic and wise-beyond-her-300-years Lexi Branson. Kebbel also hosted "The Vampire Diaries Rehash," an interactive weekly recap of the show. Other television credits include recurring roles on "True Blood," "Life Unexpected," "Grounded for Life," "Gilmore Girls" and, most recently, breakout appearances on "UnREAL," "The League" and "The Grinder."

On the big screen, Kebbel is next set to appear in Universal Pictures franchise "50 Shades Freed" as Gia Matteo, one of Christian Grey's (Jamie Dornan) former flames. Kebbel has starred in a number of films that made their debuts at prestigious film festivals, such as 2011's "Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best," directed by Ryan O'Nan, which premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival; "I Melt With You," starring Rob Lowe and Jeremy Piven, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival; and "Supporting Characters," directed by Daniel Schechter and starring Lena Dunham, which premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Other film credits include "John Tucker Must Die," "The Uninvited," "The Grudge 2" and "Think Like a Man."

Kebbel currently resides in Los Angeles.

Jason Lewis

Jason Lewis

as Joe Strong

Jason Lewis stars as Joe Strong on Global’s upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Unbenownst to his neighbors, Joe is an angel who has been on Earth for a millenia. He lives in hiding with his husband, Chuy, and watches for the arrival of the One who can save Midnight from the great evil that threatens humanity.

Lewis is best known for his role as Jerry “Smith” Jerrod on “Sex and the City” and went on to reprise his character in both “Sex and the City” feature films. Lewis also received critical praise for his recurring role of Chad Barry on the drama “Brothers & Sisters.”

Lewis’ film credits include “The Jacket,” co-starring Adrien Brody; “The Attic,” directed by Mary Lambert; “The Death and Life of Bobby Z,” opposite Paul Walker and Laurence Fishburne; and “Mr. Brooks,” a psychological thriller in which he starred alongside Kevin Costner, Demi Moore and William Hurt.

Lewis recently wrapped the independent film “Palm Swings,” directed by Sean Hoessli, as well as Lifetime’s telefilms “If There Be Thorns” and “Seeds of Yesterday.”
Peter Mensah

Peter Mensah

as Lemuel Bridger

Peter Mensah stars as Lemuel Bridger on Global’s upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Lemuel is a powerful and wise vampire who works the night shift at the pawn shop. He is one of the oldest residents of Midnight and has an intense relationship with Olivia Charity.

Mensah was born in Ghana of the Ashanti tribe. At a young age, he moved to Hertfordshire, England with his father, an engineer, and his mother, a writer.

Through acting with repertory companies in Britain, Mensah acquired a love of the theater and a passion for acting. After graduating from college, he traveled extensively in Europe working as an engineer until he moved to Canada, where he started his professional acting career. His work there led him to Los Angeles, where he currently resides.

Mensah has distinguished himself in such films as “The 300” and “The 300: Rise of an Empire” for director Zack Snyder; Antoine Fuqua’s “Tears of the Sun,” starring Bruce Willis; “Hidalgo,” opposite Viggo Mortensen and Omar Sharif; and James Cameron’s “Avatar.” Mensah recently made forays into comedy, working with director David Wain and writer Michael Showalter on “The Second Sound Barrier.”

Mensah has also appeared in numerous TV series, recurring on “Sleepy Hollow” as an avenging god and, previously, as a series regular on “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” and the prequel, “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena.” Mensah could also be seen recurring as a council member on “True Blood.” Prior to that, he recurred on “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Nero Wolfe,” “Witchblade” and “Star Trek: Enterprise.”

Mensah is an avid basketball player and a practitioner of the martial art of Wushu. He is dedicated to several causes, especially those concerning the environment and Africa.
Sarah Ramos

Sarah Ramos

as Creek Lovell

Writer, director and actress Sarah Ramos stars as Creek Lovell on Global’s upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Creek is an aspiring writer with big dreams and the love interest of Manfred Bernardo. While living with her overprotective father, Shawn, and younger brother, Connor, she learns her family is harboring a deep secret.

Ramos previously appeared as a series regular on the critically acclaimed family drama “Parenthood,” “Runaway,” “American Dreams” and as a recurring character on this past season of “The Affair.” On the big screen, Ramos starred in the independent film “Why Stop Now,” alongside Jesse Eisenberg and Melissa Leo. She will be seen in the upcoming independent films “Slash,” “We Don’t Belong Here” and “The Boy Downstairs,” as well as Warner Bros.’ “How to Be Single.”

Ramos co-wrote and co-directed a short film, “The Arm,” which won the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Jury Prize for Comedic Storytelling. Ramos recently made her directorial debut on the short film “Fluffy,” in which she also stars opposite Max Minghella. She’ll next be seen in the web series “City Girl,” which is set to begin streaming in 2017.

Ramos is a recent graduate of Columbia University, where she received a degree in creative writing. She’s currently in pre-production on her feature directorial debut.
Yul Vazquez

Yul Vazquez

as Reverend Emilio Sheehan

Yul Vázquez stars as Rev. Emilio Sheehan on Global’s upcoming supernatural thriller “Midnight, Texas.”

Emilio is a quiet, contemplative man who presides over the Midnight Chapel and Pet Cemetery. Every month he mysteriously disappears under the pull of the full moon.

Vázquez has several upcoming projects, including “Last Flag Flying,” directed by Richard Linklater and opposite Bryan Cranston and Steve Carrell; “American Express,” directed by Nash Edgerton and opposite Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton and Amanda Seyfried; and “The Super,” opposite Val Kilmer.

Vázquez won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Steven Soderbergh’s “Traffic.” Seamlessly moving between film, television, and stage, Vazquez received a 2011 Tony Award nomination, a Theatre World Award, and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his portrayal of Cousin Julio in the Broadway production of “The Motherf**cker With the Hat.”

Other recent feature films include “Captain Philips,” directed by Paul Greengrass and opposite Tom Hanks; “The Infiltrator,” directed by Brad Furman and opposite Bryan Cranston and Diane Kruger; “Kill the Messenger,” directed by Michael Cuesta and opposite Jeremy Renner; and Netflix’s “The True Memoirs of an International Assassin,” directed by Jeff Wadlow and opposite Kevin James.

In addition to Soderbergh and Greengrass, Vázquez worked with directors such as Ridley Scott, John Sayles, and Steven Spielberg. His credits include “The Phenom,” opposite Paul Giamatti and Ethan Hawke; “The Cobbler,” directed by Tom McCarthy and opposite Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, and Steve Buscemi; “Runner, Runner,” opposite Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake; “The A-Team,” opposite Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson; John Sayles’ “Amigo,” opposite Chris Cooper; “Salvation Boulevard,” opposite Jennifer Connolly, Pierce Brosnan, Marisa Tomei and Greg Kinnear; “Little Fockers,” with Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller; Ridley Scott’s “American Gangster,” alongside Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington (a 2008 SAG nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture); Steven Spielberg’s “War of the Worlds,” opposite Tom Cruise; “Bad Boys II,” opposite Martin Lawrence and Will Smith; “Runaway Bride,” opposite Julia Roberts; “Nick of Time,” opposite Johnny Depp; and “Che,” directed by Soderbergh and opposite Benicio Del Toro.

Over the years, Vázquez has had memorable roles on some of television’s most popular shows, including “Seinfeld,” “The Sopranos,” “Bloodline,” “Divorce,” “Louie,” “The Good Wife” and “Treme.”

Vázquez is a founding member of the LAByrinth Theatre Company. Other theater credits include “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” (The Public Theater); opposite Sam Rockwell and directed by Phillip Seymour Hoffman; “The Stendhal Syndrome” (Primary Stages), with Isabella Rossellini and Richard Thomas; and “The Floating Island Plays” (Mark Taper Forum).
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