Billy Howle as Allen Lafferty | Under the Banner of Heaven

Billy Howle

Allen Lafferty

Billy Howle portrays "Allen Lafferty," the youngest brother of the Lafferty family and husband to Brenda, Allen struggles to come to terms with his faith after the murder of his wife and baby daughter.

Career Highlights

Howle starred in AMC’s The Beast Must Die, an adaptation of Cecil Day-Lewis’ book, opposite Jared Harris. He also appeared in the lead role of The Serpent for BBC and Netflix and in MotherFatherSon, opposite Richard Gere, to rave reviews.

Additional credits include Outlaw King opposite Chris Pine, Florence Pugh and Aaron Taylor-Johnson for director David Mackenzie as well as On Chesil Beach and The Seagull both opposite Saoirse Ronan.

Howle attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has been directed on stage by Joe Wright, Richard Eyre and, most recently, Michael Longhurst at the Donmar in Europe.

Gil Birmingham

as Detective Bill Taba

As an outsider in an overwhelmingly Mormon town, navigating the rules and systems of the LDS church may prove to be his biggest challenge.