by dylanemery22 | created - 15 Nov 2016 | updated - 08 Jan 2017 | Public


1. I'm not going to cast ALL of the characters from the original Daniel Handler series of the same name; so if I happen to forget some, comment below and cast the person you think would be perfect for whichever character I didn't cast.

2. This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, like I said, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these roles.

1. Patrick Warburton

Actor | The Emperor's New Groove

Patrick Warburton is known to many for the role of "Puddy" in the hit NBC comedy "Seinfeld," the laconic, enigmatic, quirky Saab salesman and Elaine's boyfriend. Warburton starred for 7 seasons on the hit CBS comedy "Rules of Engagement" with David Spade, Oliver Hudson, and Megyn Price about two ...

Lemony Snicket

2. Malina Weissman

Actress | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Malina Weissman was born on March 12, 2003 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and Nine Lives (2016).

Violet Baudelaire

3. Louis Hynes

Actor | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Louis Hynes was born on October 9, 2001 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Louis Oliver Hynes. He is an actor, known for A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), Barbarians Rising (2016) and The Saint (2017).

Klaus Baudelaire

4. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor, inspired by his love of Doctor Who (...

Count Olaf

5. Wendell Pierce

Actor | The Wire

Wendell Pierce was born on December 8, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Selma (2014) and Horrible Bosses (2011).

Mr. Poe

6. Aasif Mandvi

Actor | Million Dollar Arm

Aasif Mandvi was born on March 5, 1966 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Aasif Mandviwala. He is an actor and producer, known for Million Dollar Arm (2014), Evil (2019) and The Proposal (2009). He has been married to Shaifali Puri since August 26, 2017.

Dr. Montgomery Montgomery a.k.a. Uncle Monty

7. Gwendoline Christie

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Gwendoline Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England and trained in dance and gymnastics as a child. She graduated from Drama Centre London with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005 and her first job was with Declan Donellan in 'Great Expectations' at the Royal Shakespeare Company that autumn....

Dr. Georgina Orwell

8. Meryl Streep

Actress | The Devil Wears Prada

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

Justice Strauss

9. Jack Forrester

Actor | Cole

Jack Forrester is an actor, known for Cole (2009), Cult (2013) and A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017).

Albert Poe

10. Usman Ally

Actor | A Series of Unfortunate Events

From a cutthroat Hollywood executive, to a high profile political figure, and a villain set in a dark fantasy world, Obie Award-winning actor Usman Ally can be seen in some of the most talked about projects on television this year and he isn't slowing down anytime soon.

Ally was most recently seen ...

Fernald a.k.a. The Hook-Handed Ma


12. Matty Cardarople

Actor | Stranger Things

Matty Cardarople has always wanted to be an entertainer. Born and raised in Exeter, New Hampshire, Cardarople fueled his creative passion by entertaining friends and family with his comedic skills. After moving to Los Angeles, he studied acting at The Beverly Hills Playhouse and has been perfecting...

The Person of Indeterminate Gender

13. John DeSantis

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

John DeSantis was born on January 21, 1977 in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Thir13en Ghosts (2001) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007).

The Bald Man

14. David Rubin

Casting_director | Big Little Lies

David Rubin began his career in New York on the production staff of Saturday Night Live, before working on the casting of Ragtime, Silkwood and Amadeus. David then moved to Los Angeles to team with veteran casting director Lynn Stalmaster on 'The Name of the Rose', 'The Big Easy', 'Spaceballs' and ...

casting director #1

15. Ronna Kress

Casting_director | Moulin Rouge!

Ronna Kress was born on December 29, 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on Moulin Rouge! (2001), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and The Fault in Our Stars (2014).

casting director #2

16. Greg Gardiner

Cinematographer | Race to Witch Mountain

Greg Gardiner was born in New York, New York, USA as Gregory B. Gardiner. He is known for his work on Race to Witch Mountain (2009), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and Men in Black II (2002).


17. Don Zimmerman

Editor | Jumper

Don Zimmerman entered the business of show in 1969 as an apprentice editor in music and sound effects. He worked for the Mirisch Co. under Dick Carruth, Frank Warner and Jim Richards on films such as: The Hawaiians, Gaily, Gaily, Little Big Man, The Godfather, Where's Papa and Jonathan Livingston ...


18. James Newton Howard

Composer | King Kong

James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office (1985) in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, ...

music score

19. Bo Welch

Production_designer | Edward Scissorhands

Bo Welch was born on November 30, 1951 in Yardley, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert W. Welch III. He is a production designer and director, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), Men in Black (1997) and A Little Princess (1995). He has been married to Catherine O'Hara since April 25, 1992. They have two ...

production designer

chief art director

21. John Dexter

Art_director | Sleepy Hollow

John Dexter is known for his work on Sleepy Hollow (1999), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

senior art director

22. Sean Goojha

Art_department | Tomorrowland

assistant art director

supervising art director

24. Anna Pinnock

Set_decorator | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Anna Pinnock was born in November 1961 as Anna Joyce Pinnock. She is known for her work on The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Life of Pi (2012) and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).

set decorator

25. Mary E. Vogt

Costume_designer | Crazy Rich Asians

Mary E. Vogt is a costume designer, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Batman Returns (1992).

costume designer

26. Rick Baker

Make_up_department | Planet of the Apes

Rick Baker was born on December 8, 1950 in Binghamton, New York, USA as Richard Alan Baker. He is known for his work on Planet of the Apes (2001), Men in Black (1997) and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). He has been married to Silvia Abascal since November 8, 1987. They have two children. He ...

special makeup effects artist, creator, designer, department head, and supervisor

27. Bill Terezakis

Make_up_department | House of the Dead

Bill Terezakis is known for his work on House of the Dead (2003), Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014).

prosthetic makeup artist, creator, designer, department head, and supervisor

28. Eugene Gearty

Sound_department | Wo hu cang long

Eugene Gearty is known for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Life of Pi (2012) and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004).

sound designer

29. Skip Lievsay

Sound_department | Gravity

Skip Lievsay is known for his work on Gravity (2013), No Country for Old Men (2007) and Roma (2018).

supervising sound editor / sound re-recording mixer

30. Peter F. Kurland

Sound_department | No Country for Old Men

Peter F. Kurland is known for his work on No Country for Old Men (2007), Walk the Line (2005) and True Grit (2010).

production sound mixer

31. Tony Lazarowich

Special_effects | Elf

Tony Lazarowich is known for his work on Elf (2003), RV (2006) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011).

special effects supervisor

32. Craig Hayes

Visual_effects | Hollow Man

Craig Hayes is known for his work on Hollow Man (2000), Red Cliff (2008) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).

visual effects supervisor

33. Chris Ryan

Visual_effects | Watchmen

CG supervisor

34. Daniel Handler

Writer | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Daniel Handler was born on February 28, 1970 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Why We Broke Up. He is married to Lisa Brown. They have one child.


35. Barry Sonnenfeld

Director | Men in Black

Barry Sonnenfeld was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from New York University of Film School in 1978. He started work as director of photography on the Oscar-nominated In Our Water (1982). Then Joel Coen and Ethan Coen hired him for Blood Simple (1984). This film began his ...


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