Character and Cast Guide to Harlan Coben’s Netflix Series ‘Hold Tight’

Published 04/23/2022, 12:30 PM EDT

Hold Tight is another installment in the long list of Harlan Coben novels turned into series by Netflix. The series is set in Warsaw, where the disappearance of a teen sends a mother into a desperate search for her son. Hold Tight has an exceptionally great cast that makes the show an effortless watch. But where have we seen the actors before?


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Here is a complete guide for you on the actors in the show and what characters they play.

Cast guide for Hold Tight


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Magdalena Boczarska

Magdalena Boczarska is a Polish actress who has appeared in films and on television. She was born on December 12th, 1978, in Krakow, Poland. Her stage debut was at the New Theatre in Lodzi, where she played the titular part in Lukasz Kos’s play Moorhen.

She plays the role of Anna Barczyk in the show. Mother of the teen who suddenly disappears. She is the main lead of the show as she tries to find her son.

Leszek Lichota

Leszek Lichota was born in Walbrzych, Dolnoslaskie, Poland, on August 17, 1977. He is renowned for his roles in 3xLOVE (2016), Lincz (2010), and Corpus Christi (2019).

Leszek plays the role of Anna’s husband Michal Barczyk in the show.

Krzysztof Oleksyn

Hold Tight (2022), The Mire (2018), and Wesele (2021) are among the films in which Krzysztof Oleksyn has appeared. He plays Adam Barczyk in the show, Anna and Michal’s son.

Agnieszka Grochowska

Agnieszka Grochowska was born in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland, on December 31, 1979. She is an actress who has starred in films such as Obce niebo (2015), Upperdog (2009), and Child 44. (2015). In Hold Tight, she plays Laura Goldsztajn.

Grzegorz Damiecki

Grzegorz Damiecki was born in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland, on November 15, 1967. He is an actor who has appeared in films such as Schindler’s List (1993), Taxing Love (2018), and The Border (2014).


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Grzegorz stars as Pawel Kopinski in the show.


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Even though Harlan Coben writes individual novels, two characters from The Woods, another thriller series by Neflix will appear in Hold Tight.


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Agnieszka Grochowska, who played Laura in The Woods, and Grzegorz Damięcki, who played Pawel return to reprise their roles in Hold Tight.

Hold Tight is currently streaming exclusively on Netflix. Watch the show and let us know if you liked it as we did.



Baheen Qadri

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Baheen Qadri is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. Currently, he is pursuing BA in Mass comm Hons from SCMC Pune. He loves binge-watching films and TV series on Netflix.