Actor Dallas Roberts is well known for his roles in Unforgettable and The Good Wife, and fans of The Walking Dead will remember him as Milton Mamet during the series’ third season. Fans can see Roberts in the latest installment of the Knives Out Mysteries, Glass Onion.
Written and directed by Rian Johnson, who also directed the first movie, Glass Onion is a standalone film with a new cast and story. Detective Benoit Blanc, played by Daniel Craig, returns to solve a new mystery.
Glass Onion follows Blanc as he is invited to the home of Miles Bron during the COVID pandemic. Bron, the billionaire co-founder of Alpha, a Manhattan technology company, hosts a murder mystery on his private island in Greece. Bron’s plans quickly go south, requiring Blanc to work his crime-solving magic.
The A-list cast includes s Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista. Roberts portrays the husband of Claire (Hahn). Other big names briefly appeared, including Ethan Hawke, Hugh Grant, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s voice. Several people make cameos, as themselves, Dame Angela Lansbury, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Yo-Yo Ma, and Serena Williams. Jeremy Renner and Jared Leto are mentioned, and their photos appear on bottles of hot sauce and kombucha, respectively.
Glass Onion is now available to stream on Netflix.
What else is Dallas Roberts in?
Roberts stars in the third season of ABCs crime drama Big Sky with fellow Walking Dead actor John Carroll Lynch. He is featured in episodes 15-17 of the series, currently airing weekly episodes on Wednesday nights.
He also stars in a horror, Outpost, released in the UK on October 29, 2022. Joe Lo Truglio directs the movie. Roberts also appeared in six episodes of season 1 of American Rust.
In 2017, Roberts appeared in the horror action comedy Mayhem with fellow Walking Dead actor Steven Yeun.