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Here's Where You've Seen The Cast Of 'The Queen's Gambit' Before

Do 'Love Actually' and 'Harry Potter' ring a bell?
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Netflix's hit limited series The Queen's Gambit, about chess prodigy Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), has been creating a huge buzz since its release. One major talking point is the distinctly familiar cast; an eclectic mix of actors that we recognize from somewhere, but where exactly?

One of the most recognizable faces is Benny Watts, played by Thomas Brodie-Sangster who, you guessed it, starred in Love Actually as the adorable Sam. Let's just say it's been a bit of an adjustment process accepting that he's no longer eight-years-old or Liam Neeson's son.

To save you wasting valuable TV watching time trying to remember where you recognize the cast from, we've done all the hard work for you.

Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Benny Watts

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He captured our hearts in Love Actually as the earnest Sam who falls in love shortly after losing his mother. In fact, we loved him so much that Thomas Brodie-Sangster's baby face is practically embedded in our national psyche. Although Love Actually was one of his more memorable films, he's since appeared in Nanny McPhee, Nowhere Boy, and Game Of Thrones, to name a few.

Harry Melling as Harry Beltik

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Another child star, Harry Melling is most famous for his portrayal of Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter franchise. His depiction of one of the movie's more uncharismatic characters was iconic; from him falling into a snake enclosure in Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone to his intense interaction with the wizarding world in Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix. He's since starred in Netflix movie The Devil All the Time alongside Robert Pattinson, The Old Guard alongside Charlize Theron, and is also set to appear in The Tragedy Of Macbeth with his The Queen's Gambit castmate, Moses Ingram.

Moses Ingram as Jolene

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The Queen's Gambit is Moses Ingram's second major acting role having already starred in Day 74, a short film about a Kenyan woman who is in quarantine alone. She is also set to appear alongside Harry Melling in The Tragedy Of Macbeth, playing the role of Lady MacDuff.

Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon

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Having already established herself as a BAFTA nominee, you'll recognize 24-year-old Anya Taylor-Joy from her portrayal of Gina Gray in Peaky Blinders, Petronella in The Miniaturist and, of course, Emma Woodhouse in the latest adaptation of Emma.

Marielle Heller as Alma Wheatley

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If you don't immediately recognize Marielle Heller, you'll definitely recognize some of the films she's directed. They include A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood starring Tom Hanks, The Diary Of A Teenage Girl starring Kristen Wiig, and Can You Ever Forgive Me? with Melissa McCarthy.

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Marcin Dorocinski as Vasily Borgov

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Marcin Dorocinski plays Vasily Borgov, the Russian chess champion capable of giving a Beth a run for her money. He's starred in numerous Polish films before his breakout role in Pitbull, which is an action film directed by Patryk Vega. However, his most recognizable international performance saw him play Antoni Pakulski in the BBC and Telewizja Polska co-production Spies Of Warsaw.

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Bill Camp as Mr. Shaibel

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Responsible for teaching a young Beth how to play chess, Mr. Shaibel is played by Bill Camp who has a seriously diverse filmography. He's had supporting roles in 12 Years A Slave alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, Vice alongside Christian Bale, and the HBO miniseries The Night Of, as well as roles in Joker and Molly's Game.

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com/uk. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.