This page contains info about all the main characters / main cast in Death Stranding. Find out who is in the game and what makes them special.
Sam Porter Bridges
Played by: Norman Reedus
Suffers from aphenphosmphobia (fear of intimacy/being touched). Also the main hero that we play. Sam is his first name, Porter his job (delivery man), Bridges his affiliation (government agency he sided with).
Bridget (Madam President)
Played by: Lindsay Wagner
Is the President of America / the UCA (United Cities of America). Also the mother of Sam Porter Bridges and his sister Amelie (for more details see Story Explained).
Played by: Tommie Earl Jenkins
The director of the UCA (United Cities of America). Likes to wear a mask. People used to call him John before he became Die-Hardman.
Played by: Lindsay Wagner (voiced by Emilie O’Brien)
Daughter of Madam President Bridget, Sister of Sam (for more details see Story Explained). Her real name is Amerigo, named after Amerigo Vespucci.
Played by: Lea Seydoux
Likes to eat worms. Also the president of “Fragile Express”, a delivery company. Has high DOOMs levels (supernatural abilities) and can teleport between, even between the afterlife and the world of the living. Meets Sam during the Prologue and has frequent interactions with him. Also, your go-to person for fast travel (teleportation).
Played by: Troy Baker
The bad guy. Likes to lick people’s faces and to cry tar-black tears. His favorite wardrobe is a golden skull mask and a black cape. He is a very high level DOOMs person (advanced supernatural abilities). Can control and manipulate BTs, travel between beaches (afterlife) and teleport anywhere he wants. Also leader of the terrorist group “Homo Demens”. Has nuked cities in the past.
Played by: Mads Mikkelsen
Have you seen his BB? He’s looking for it! Appears in flashbacks playing with his BB. A mystery man and war veteran (for more details see Story Explained).
Played by: Margaret Qualley
Has a weird child. Also the go-to hardware engineer for any new inventions and anything to do with the Chiral Network. A friend to Sam and the UCA. Sister of Lockne. Lives alone with her child in a laboratory.
Played by: Margaret Qualley
Sister of Mama. She’s the mayor of Mountain Knot City. The go-to software engineer for anything related to the Chiral Network, though not very fond of the UCA.
Played by: Guillermo Del Toro (Voiced by Jesse Corti)
BB Doctor (and former coroner). Likes to remind Sam that BBs are just a piece of equipment that one shouldn’t get attached to. Also likes to appear in form of holograms. For anything BB-related, he’s your guy.
Played by: Nicolas Winding Refn (Voiced by Darren Jacobs)
Has a weirdly shaped heart. Also the number one beach researcher, nobody understands better how this stuff works than him.