Taken Cast

Clive Standen

Clive Standen

as Bryan Mills

Clive Standen stars as Bryan Mills, a former Green Beret who deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world, on Global's action thriller series "Taken."

Standen has created a strong foothold in Hollywood, starring on several critically acclaimed television series. He currently stars on History's breakout scripted series "Vikings" as Rollo, a fearsome warrior with a wild impulsive streak and brother of Ragnar. Standen's next film project is "Patient Zero," co-starring Matt Smith, Natalie Dormer and Stanley Tucci. Set for release in 2017, this drama takes place after an unprecedented global pandemic turns the majority of humankind into violent Infected, and a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for patient zero and a cure. Standen is well known for his portrayal of Sir Gawain on the Starz original series "Camelot," alongside Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green, and his starring role on the BBC America series "Robin Hood." Prior to that, he played Private Carl Harris on the award-winning sci-fi BBC series "Doctor Who" and starred on the drama "Zero Hour" about Operation Barras, the infamous SAS mission in Sierra Leon. In film, Standen most recently starred in "Everest," opposite Keira Knightley, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robin Wright and Josh Brolin, and in "Hammer of the Gods." Trained as an actor at the National Youth Theatre, National Youth Music Theatre and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Standen appeared in theatrical roles at the Royal Albert Hall and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, as well as in the critically acclaimed revival of Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love." Born on a British Army base in Northern Ireland, Standen moved to England at the age of five. He discovered stunt work and sword fighting, and by his teens was working as part of a professional stunt team, mastering skills such as horseback riding, jousting and swordplay. A keen martial artist, he also studied Muay Thai boxing and quickly became the undefeated national champion. He currently resides in London with his wife and three children. 

Brooklyn Sudano

Brooklyn Sudano

as Asha Flynn

Actress and singer Brooklyn Sudano plays Asha Flynn, an attractive and driven young lawyer who reconnects with Bryan Mills at a pivotal time in both their lives, on Global's new drama series "Taken."

Sudano recently appeared on Season 2 of HBO's "Ballers," opposite Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson; Hulu's miniseries "11.22.63," opposite James Franco; and played the role of Elise in the Lifetime movie "With This Ring," alongside Jill Scott and Regina Hall. Sudano made her television debut on the ABC sitcom "My Wife and Kids" and has subsequently made numerous guest appearances on shows such as "CSI: NY," "Without a Trace," "Body of Proof" and "90210." Her film credits include "5 Star Day," "Crew 2 Crew," "Sinners and Saints," "Alone in the Dark II," "Rain" and "Somebody Help Me." In addition to acting, Sudano enjoys writing and performing her own music. A native to Los Angeles, Sudano is the daughter of the legendary Queen of Disco, Donna Summer, and singer-songwriter Bruce Sudano. She is the sister of Amanda Sudano Ramirez of the music duo Johnnyswim. Sudano resides in Los Angeles. 

Gaius Charles

Gaius Charles

as John

Gaius Charles currently stars as John, a natural born leader who does not need to prove his mettle to anyone and is very charismatic in his stillness, on Global's new drama series "Taken."

Charles is best known as Brian "Smash" Williams from the critically acclaimed, fan favorite series "Friday Night Lights." He was most recently seen starring opposite Ezra Miller, Michael Angarano and Billy Crudup in the Sundance film "The Stanford Prison Experiment." His additional film credits include Salt," alongside Angelina Jolie, and "The Messenger," with Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson. Additionally, he appeared in "Takers" and the Sundance film "Toe to Toe."

In television, Charles was a series regular on "Grey's Anatomy" and had major recurring roles on "Necessary Roughness" and, most recently, on NBC's "Aquarius." His theater credits include the Labyrinth Theater Company's production of "Othello," alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz. He received rave reviews for originating the role of E-Z in Beau Willimon's play "Lower Ninth" and Malcolm in "Broke-ology," directed by Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail.

Charles received his B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and he currently resides in Los Angeles.

James Landry Hébert

James Landry Hébert

as Rem

James Landry Hébert plays Rem on Global's new drama series "Taken." Rem is a field op with a past in the crime world. He's something of an orphan and dedicates himself more to the team than the overall mission.

Adopted by Native Americans, Hébert was the only non-native allowed to attend the tribal school on the reservation where he was raised. Returning to his beleaguered home state of Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, Hébert discovered a growing Hollywood boomtown that he was only too eager to take part in. His first feature lead, "Two Step," premiered at SXSW with glowing reviews, most notably for his work.

After cutting his teeth as talent agent Mitch Racine in Warner Bros.' "Gangster Squad" opposite Sean Penn, he was also cast in "Texas Killing Fields" opposite Sam Worthington and Chloë Grace Moretz, the TNT series "Mob City," and the 2016 Sundance Film Festival entry "Carnage Park." As the nicest bad guy you'll ever meet, Hébert has worked with some of the most respected actors, directors and playwrights of our generation, including Robert Duval, J.J. Abrams and Martin McDonagh.

Currently, Hébert can be seen in HBO's critically acclaimed series "Westworld." 

Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals

as Christina Hart

Jennifer Beals stars as Christina Hart, the Special Deputy Director of National Intelligence who has taken Bryan Mills under her wing, on Global's action thriller series "Taken."

Beals is an internationally renowned actress who has been featured in more than 50 films and TV series. She recently guest-starred on the medical drama "The Night Shift." Beals' latest film project, "Before I Fall," will be released in April. She will also executive produce the upcoming dance drama "The Edge," recently sold to Fox, teaming up with Kenny Ortega and James LaRosa. In 2015, Beals starred in the TNT series "Proof." Additional TV credits include "The Chicago Code" and the hit Showtime series "The L Word," which aired for six seasons and garnered her two NAACP Image Award nominations and a Satellite Award nomination. Beals was presented with the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award in 2012 for her support of the LGBT community. On the film front, Beals recently co-starred in the feature film "Manhattan Night," alongside Adrien Brody and Campbell Scott. Her role in the iconic film "Flashdance" earned her a Golden Globe nomination and an NAACP Image Award for Best Actress. Beals starred in "A Wife's Nightmare," for which she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award, as well as the independent films "In the Soup," which won the Grand Jury Prize for best dramatic film at Sundance and "Cinemanovels," which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Beals's extensive feature credits include films such as "The Book of Eli," "The Twilight of the Golds," for which she won a Golden Satellite Award, "Roger Dodger," "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," "Runaway Jury" and "Devil in a Blue Dress," which earned her another NAACP Image Award nomination. Beals received the Maverick Tribute Award at the Cinequest San Jose Film Festival in 1999. Originally from Chicago, Beals attended Yale University, where she graduated with honors. 

Jose Pablo Cantillo

Jose Pablo Cantillo

as Dave

Jose Pablo Cantillo stars as Dave, a member of Bryan's OPCON team who does not take anything too seriously until the situation requires it, in the Global action thriller series "Taken."

Cantillo grew up in the small Midwestern town of Terre Haute, Indiana, as the youngest of three competitive brothers. He excelled in tennis, marital arts, baseball, and, of course, the Hoosier state's favorite sport, basketball. He attended Indiana University Bloomington where he graduated from the business honors program. It was at IU while fulfilling speech requirements that Cantillo took his first theater class and discovered his passion for acting.

Upon graduation, Cantillo moved to New York to study formally at the renowned Atlantic Theater Company and The Barrow Group School. After leading several stage productions in Off-Broadway companies, he turned his attention to film and television. His work has been seen in the widely released films "The Manchurian Candidate," "Crank," "Disturbia" and most recently, edgy sci-fi entry "Chappie."

In television, Cantillo has been an imposing villain on "Sons of Anarchy" and killed his share of zombies on "The Walking Dead."

Cantillo lives with his wife and high school sweetheart, Kristi, and their two lovely daughters in Santa Clarita, California. 

Michael Irby

Michael Irby

as Scott

Michael Irby stars as Scott, a member of Bryan's OPCON team of elite operatives who take care of America's national security emergencies on the ground, on the Global action thriller series "Taken."

Irby's ethnic ambiguity - he is of African-American and Mexican-American descent - has allowed him many opportunities to portray characters of all races. He is known for roles in such films as "Piñero" (2001) as the Puerto Rican, Cuban and Russian-born Reinaldo Povod; "Flightplan" (2005) as Muslim-born Obaid; and "Fast Five" (2011) as Brazilian-born Zizi. He is best known for his portrayal of Charles Grey in "The Unit" (2006-09). Other television credits include "True Detective," "Almost Human," "Line of Fire" and "Haunted."

Irby produced the short film "Waiting for You," written and directed by Susan Matus. The film was an official selection of the Cannes Short Film Corner, IFFWC Berlin, Dances With Films, California Women's Film Festival and the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.

Irby currently resides in Los Angeles with his spouse, Susan Matus, and son. His passions are cooking, guitar, camping, fishing, soccer, boxing and making the world a better place. 

Monique Gabriela Curnen

Monique Gabriela Curnen

as Becca Vlasik

Monique Gabriela Curnen stars as Becca Vlasik, an integral member of the OPCON team, on Global's action thriller series "Taken."

Curnen first caught the eye of the industry with her earthy sultriness as Ryan Gosling's fellow teacher and love interest in the critically acclaimed film "Half Nelson," but it was in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" that she captured the attention of fans worldwide as the tough yet vulnerable Detective Ramirez.

Curnen's other notable films include Justin Lin's "Fast & Furious," "Contagion," "Maria Full of Grace" and the thriller "Legacy: Black Ops," in which she played the romantic lead opposite Idris Elba. On television, she has had diverse appearances on show such as "Elementary," "Sons of Anarchy," "Lie to Me," "The Following," "Person of Interest," "Longmire" and "The Unusuals."

In addition to her work on the big and small screen, Curnen has also appeared Off-Broadway in "Pentecost" at the Barrow Group Theater.

Curnen and her three brothers were raised outside of Boston. Her mother is from Puerto Rico and her father is a New Yorker of Irish and German descent. Both educators, their interests in the arts fostered an atmosphere of creativity in the home. On a trip to watch one of her older brothers perform in a school orchestra, she was captivated by the acting and production, which inspired her to act in school plays.

After exploring other academic and creative avenues in college, Monique moved to New York after graduation to begin her career in theater. 

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