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The Women of Brewster Place (TV Movie 1989) Poster

(1989 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Donna Deitch

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Gloria Naylor ... (novel)
 
Karen Hall ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Fannie Michael
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Miss Sophie
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Kiswana / Melanie Browne
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Ben
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Etta Mae Johnson
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Theresa
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Abshu
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Lorraine
Barbara Montgomery ...
Miss Eva Turner
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Cora Lee
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Ciel
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Sam Michael
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Eugene
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Mrs. Browne
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Crony
Vivian Bonnell ...
Black Woman
William Frankfather ...
Judge
Montrose Hagins ...
Mourner
Jinaki ...
Tenant #3
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Butch Fuller
Homeselle Joy ...
Betina
Eugene Lee ...
Basil
Bebe Drake ...
Cleo (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
Molly McClure ...
White Woman
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C.C. Baker
Veronica Redd ...
Tenant #2
Roxanne Reese ...
Alfreda
Adrian Ricard ...
Tenant #4
Ta-Tanisha ...
Tenant #1
Douglas Turner Ward ...
Reverend Woods
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Tenant #5
Samm-Art Williams ...
Cecil Garvin (as Samm Art Williams)
Vanessa Bell Armstrong ...
Gospel Singer
Jonathan 'Fudge' Leonard ...
Brucie
Maya Leonard ...
Diedre
Phill Lewis ...
Bottom
Ray Oliver ...
Cab Driver (as Raymond Oliver)
Eddie Palmer ...
Little Basil (age 5)
Bee-Be Smith ...
Hippolyta
Ebonie Smith ...
Little Ciel (age 7)
Sheekeena Smith ...
Girl on Skates
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Sammy
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Theseus
Paul Williams ...
Teenage Guy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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(uncredited)
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Marine (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Barbara Black ... line producer
Reuben Cannon ... producer
Karen Hall ... supervising producer
Carole Isenberg ... executive producer
Patricia K. Meyer ... producer
Oprah Winfrey ... executive producer

Music by 

David Shire

Cinematography by 

Alexander Gruszynski ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Jerrold L. Ludwig

Casting By 

Reuben Cannon
Eileen Mack Knight ... (as Eileen Knight)

Production Design by 

Shay Austin

Set Decoration by 

Debra Combs

Costume Design by 

Daniel Paredes

Makeup Department 

Ruby Ford ... hair stylist
Leonard ... hair design
Scott Readwine ... makeup artist
Laini Thompson ... key makeup artist

Production Management 

Barbara Black ... production manager
Brad Blake ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ernest Johnson ... second assistant director
Dwight Williams ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Donald Lee Davis ... on-set dresser (as Don Davis)
Susan Mina Eschelbach ... on-set dresser (as Susan Eschelbach)
Paul Ford ... lead man
Ruth Honegger ... assistant set decorator
Richard G. Huston ... set designer
Mark Kusy ... assistant props
Alan Macrae ... construction foreman
Robert A. Maisto ... construction coordinator
Cheri Paul ... property master
Greg Rachal ... standby carpenter
John Reynolds ... carpenter
Cecilia Rodarte ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Albert Aquino ... boom operator
Russell Williams II ... sound mixer

Stunts 

Eddie Smith ... stunt coordinator
Shirley Walker ... stuntwoman

Camera and Electrical Department 

John Carney ... best boy electric
Michael S. Endler ... first assistant camera (as Michael Endler)
Ken Ferris ... camera operator
Aloma Ichinose ... still photographer
Albert Malvaez ... second assistant camera
Daniel Pershing ... best boy grip
Tim Pershing ... key grip
Patrick Reddish ... gaffer
Martin Schaer ... camera operator

Casting Department 

Reatha Grey ... extras casting
Cheryl Miller ... casting assistant
Harriett Wheeler ... extras coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ramona Broomer ... wardrobe assistant
Johnny Foam ... costumer
Rhona Meyers ... set costumer

Editorial Department 

Lisa M. Citron ... associate editor
Paul D. Goldman ... post-production associate

Music Department 

Ronald Gertz ... music supervisor
Erma E. Levin ... music editor (as Erma Levin)
Patrice Rushen ... special musical consultant
Vesta Williams ... vocal soloist (as Vesta)

Transportation Department 

Ed Arter ... transportation coordinator
Michael Cain ... production van technician (as Michael E. Cain)
Robert Fish ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Teri Abastado ... assistant accountant
Kokayi Ampah ... location manager
Helen Bauer ... assistant to producers
Nandi Bowe ... production associate
Danielle Elaine ... script supervisor
Artis Lane ... main title artwork
Deb LeFaive ... production coordinator
Fran Lucci ... production accountant
Lesia Minor ... production associate
James Perry ... production associate
Dory Raheb ... production assistant
Danny Reader ... production assistant
Bill Rizzo ... production associate
Todd Schneider ... production associate
Diana Smith ... animal wrangler
Judy Torres ... craft service
Leslie Thurston ... stand-in: Oprah Winfrey (uncredited)

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