Here's What Netflix's "The Sandman" Cast Looked Like At The Beginning Of Their Careers Vs. Now

    Basically, Netflix's The Sandman cast is filled with acting legends and some amazing newcomers.

    1. Tom Sturridge's first major role in 1996:

    Tom Sturridge in "Gulliver's Travels"

    Tom Sturridge as Dream/Morpheus in The Sandman:

    Tom Sturridge in "The Sandman"

    Tom Sturridge in real life:

    Tom Sturridge

    2. Boyd Holbrook's first major role in 2008:

    Boyd Holbrook

    Boyd Holbrook as The Corinthian in The Sandman:

    Boyd Holbrook in "The Sandman"

    Boyd Holbrook in real life:

    Boyd Holbrook

    3. Vivienne Acheampong's first major role in 2015:

    Vivienne Acheampong in "The Trap"

    Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne in The Sandman:


    Vivienne Acheampong in real life:

    Vivienne Acheampong

    4. David Thewlis's first major role in 1993:

    David Thewlis

    David Thewlis as John Dee in The Sandman:

    John Dee

    David Thewlis in real life:

    David Thewlis

    5. Gwendoline Christie's first role in 2009:

    Gwendoline Christie

    Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer Morningstar in The Sandman:

    Lucifer Morningstar

    Gwendoline Christie in real life:

    Gwendoline Christie

    6. Mason Alexander Park's first major role in 2011:

    Mason Alexander Park

    Mason Alexander Park as Desire in The Sandman:


    Mason Alexander Park in real life:

    Mason Alexander Park

    7. Jenna Coleman's first major role in 2005:

    Jenna Coleman

    Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine in The Sandman:

    Johanna Constantine

    Jenna Coleman in real life:

    Jenna Coleman

    8. Patton Oswalt's first major role in 1994:

    Patton Oswalt on "Seinfeld"

    Patton Oswalt as Matthew the Raven in The Sandman:

    Matthew the Raven

    Patton Oswalt in real life:

    Patton Oswalt

    9. Kirby Howell-Baptiste's first major role in 2011:

    Kirby Howell-Baptiste

    Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death in The Sandman:


    Kirby Howell-Baptiste in real life:

    Kirby Howell-Baptiste

    10. Joely Richardson's first major role in 1985:

    Joely Richardson

    Joely Richardson as Ethel Cripps in The Sandman:

    Ethel Cripps

    Joely Richardson in real life:

    Joely Richardson

    11. Razane Jammal's first major role in 2010:

    Razane Jammal

    Razane Jammal as Lyta Hall in The Sandman:

    Lyta Hall

    Razane Jammal in real life:

    Razane Jammal

    12. John Cameron Mitchell's first major role in 1987:

    John Cameron Mitchell

    John Cameron Mitchell as Hal Carter in The Sandman:

    Hal Carter

    John Cameron Mitchell in real life:

    John Cameron Mitchell

    13. Stephen Fry's first major role in 1986:

    Stephen Fry

    Stephen Fry as Gilbert in The Sandman:


    Stephen Fry in real life:

    Stephen Fry

    14. Charles Dance's first major role in 1986:

    Charles Dance

    Charles Dance as Roderick Burgess in The Sandman:

    Roderick Burgess

    Charles Dance in real life:

    Charles Dance

    15. And finally, Vanesu Samunyai's first major role as Rose Walker in The Sandman:

    Vanesu Samunyai

    Vanesu Samunyai in real life:

    Vanesu Samunyai

    The Sandman is currently streaming on Netflix.