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(I) (2004)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Taylor Hackford

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Taylor Hackford ... (story) and
James L. White ... (story)
 
James L. White ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Gossie McGee (as Terrence Dashon Howard)
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Thomas Jefferson Byrd ...
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Julian Bond ...
Himself
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Ethel McRae (as Kimberly Ardison)
Renee Wilson ...
Willie Metcalf ...
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Terrone Bell ...
Young George Robinson
Richard A. Smith ...
Til
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Carol Sutton ...
Bill Breaux ...
Cop #1
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Cop #2
Roland Bob Harris ...
Jesse Stone (as Roland 'Bob' Harris)
Tom Clark ...
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Angry Wife (as Elisabeth Omilami)
Vernel Bagneris ...
Dancin' Al (as Vernel Bagnaris)
Fahnlohnee R. Harris ...
Trudy Daniels (as Fahnlohnee Harris)
Michael Travis Stone ...
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Matthew Benjamin ...
John Swasey ...
Customs Agent #1
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Customs Agent #2
Marc Lynn ...
Kyle Scott Jackson ...
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Student Reporter (as Todd J. Smith)
Rutherford Cravens ...
White Promoter (as Rutherford 'Rudy' Cravens)
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Fast Girl (as Darnell Williams)
Jedda Jones ...
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Cop #3 (as Jeffrey Galpin)
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Cop #4
Estella Denson ...
Johnny O'Neill ...
Jamil Sharif ...
Ray's Band - 1st Trumpet
Edward Anderson ...
Ray's Band - 2nd Trumpet
Alonzo Bowens ...
Ray's Band - Alto Saxophone
Clarence Johnson ...
Ray's Band - Baritone Saxophone
Edwin Livingston ...
Ray's Band - Bass
Herman LeBeaux ...
Ray's Band - Drums
Raymond Webber ...
Lowell Fulson's Band - Drums
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
James J. Duhon ...
Protester (uncredited)
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Paul (uncredited)
Larry Gamell Jr. ...
Bouncer (uncredited)
Justin Groetsch ...
Fan (uncredited)
Gene Kevin Hames Jr. ...
Legislator (uncredited)
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Neighbor (uncredited)
Cliford Johnson ...
Protestor (uncredited)
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Beach Dancer (uncredited)
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Violinist for 'Georgia On My Mind' (uncredited)
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Jazz musician (uncredited)
Murphy Martin ...
Fan (uncredited)
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Airline Stewardess (uncredited)
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Ruth Brown (uncredited)
Karen Pritchett ...
Concert Go'er (uncredited)
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Southern Marine (uncredited)
Carlos Rivero ...
Custom Agent (uncredited)
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Gov. Jimmie Davis (uncredited)
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Conductor (uncredited)
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Sam Clark's Assistant (uncredited)
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Northern Marine (uncredited)
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State Policeman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Howard Baldwin ... producer
Karen Elise Baldwin ... producer
Alise Benjamin ... co-producer
Stuart Benjamin ... producer
Taylor Hackford ... producer
Barbara A. Hall ... line producer
William J. Immerman ... executive producer
Jaime Rucker King ... executive producer
Nick Morton ... co-producer
Ray Charles Robinson Jr. ... co-producer

Music by 

Craig Armstrong

Cinematography by 

Pawel Edelman ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Paul Hirsch

Casting By 

Nancy Klopper

Production Design by 

Stephen Altman

Art Direction by 

John Bucklin ... supervising art director (as John E. Bucklin)
Scott Plauche

Set Decoration by 

Maria Nay

Costume Design by 

Sharen Davis

Makeup Department 

Howard Berger ... special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Kamar Bitar ... special makeup effects office coordinator: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Dana Boisseau ... additional hair stylist
Stacye P. Branche ... head makeup artist (as Stacye Branche)
Albert Brown ... additional hair stylist
Deidra Dixon ... hair stylist
Holly Frey ... additional makeup artist
Camille Friend ... key hair stylist
Betty Hamnac ... additional hair stylist (as Bettey Hammac)
Chiz Hasegawa ... special makeup effects office coordinator: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Stacy Kelly ... additional makeup artist (as Stacey Kelly)
Louis Kiss ... key special makeup effects lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Lisa Layman ... additional makeup artist (as Lisa Lehman)
LaLette Littlejohn ... key makeup artist
Mark Maitre ... key special effects makeup artist: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Nick Marra ... key special effects makeup artist: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Paul Anthony Morris ... hair stylist (as Paul Anthony-Morris)
Greg Nicotero ... special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Joan Ozment ... additional makeup artist
LeDiedra Richard-Baldwin ... additional makeup artist
Ben Rittenhouse ... key special makeup effects lab technician: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.
Kathleen Sandoval ... makeup artist
Donna Spahn ... additional hair stylist
Susan Spaid ... additional makeup artist (as Susan Spade)
JoAnn Stafford-Chaney ... head hair stylist (as Joann Stafford-Chaney)
Habiba White ... additional hair stylist
Brian Badie ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Rebecca DeHerrera ... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Marcos Gonzales ... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
Louis Kiss ... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Barbara A. Hall ... unit production manager
Lisa Dennis Kennedy ... post production supervisor (as Lisa Ann Dennis)
Yvonne Yaconelli ... production supervisor
John H. Burrows ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jason Altieri ... additional second assistant director
George Bott ... second assistant director: second unit
Jackie Frost ... dga trainee
Jerry Grandey ... first assistant director
Steve Lonano ... additional key second assistant director (as Stephen LoNano)
Raymond Prado ... second unit director (as Raymond G. Prado)
John Riley ... additional second assistant director
James Roque ... second second assistant director (as James Roque Jr.)
Ann C. Salzer ... first assistant director: second unit / second second assistant director
Darrell Woodard ... additional first assistant director / second assistant director
Jimi Woods ... additional second assistant director
Eric Steven Stahl ... first assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Thomas David Adams ... laborer: New Orleans
Dale E. Anderson ... leadman (as Dale Anderson)
Scott M. Anderson ... set dresser (as Scott Anderson)
Michael Arena ... set dresser
Robert B. Arnold ... painter: Los Angeles
Milton Arroyo ... labor foreman: Los Angeles
Tom Ashburn ... painter: New Orleans
Stuart Auld ... paint gang boss: New Orleans
Scott Bauer ... assistant property master
Jason Bedig ... leadman
Brad Beniscek ... painter: New Orleans
James Bittl ... greensman: Los Angeles
Aneikit Bonnel ... set dresser
Steve Borgese ... greensman: Los Angeles
Marc Bouffard ... toolman: New Orleans
Gary A. Brewer ... set dresser (as Gary Brewer)
Randy Brewer ... set dresser (as John Brewer)
Gail Briant ... paint gang boss: New Orleans
James A. Burkhart ... paint foreman: Los Angeles (as James Burkhart)
Ceceile Burr ... laborer: New Orleans
Patrick Butcher ... propmaker: Los Angeles
Robert Camron ... set dresser
Ronnie Castleberry ... painter: New Orleans
Cassie Catalanotto ... painter: New Orleans
Steven Clark ... propmaker: Los Angeles
Daniel Coe ... propmaker: New Orleans
Randall S. Coe ... construction coordinator: New Orleans
Michael D. Costello ... painter: Los Angeles (as Michael Costello)
Kelly Curley ... construction purchaser: New Orleans
Paul Davis ... propmaker: Los Angeles
Dahl Delu ... painter: Los Angeles
Carl Denooyer ... set dresser (as Carl Denoyer)
Tracey A. Doyle ... assistant set decorator (as Tracey Doyle)
Will Eastin ... art department assistant
Everette Eglin ... set dresser
Mary Frances Eglin ... art department coordinator
Darrell Eik ... propmaker: New Orleans
Meg Everist ... assistant set decorator
Sara Fanelli ... propmaker: New Orleans
Naomi Gathmann ... art department production assistant (as Naomi Gattman)
Mike Gentry ... paint gang boss: Los Angeles
Stephanie Girard ... set designer
Donald Goldman ... propmaker: New Orleans (as Don Goldman)
Hector M. Gonzalez ... set dresser (as Hector Gonzalez)
Chris Grantz ... set dresser
Wendy Guerrera ... painter: New Orleans
Robert Guillot ... propmaker: New Orleans
Ted Haigh ... graphics designer
Larry Haney ... set dresser
Mark Hannibal ... set dresser
Dustin Haynen ... set dresser
James O. Hays ... propmaker: New Orleans
John Herbert ... paint foreman: New Orleans
Guy Herman ... construction foreman: Los Angeles
William Hickey ... propmaker: New Orleans (as William S. Hickey)
David Hopkins ... on set dresser
Dave Kelsey ... lead scenic: New Orleans (as David Kelsey)
Roger Kelton ... gang boss: Los Angeles
Joel Klaff ... draper
Bruce C. Knight II ... assistant props
David Kronnenwetter ... propmaker: New Orleans
Gary Kudroff ... set dresser
Andree Lago ... laborer: New Orleans
Jason Lagos ... painter: Los Angeles
Sidney J. Lambert ... greensman: Los Angeles (as Sidney Lambert)
Andrew Lamond ... propmaker: Los Angeles
Anthony Lamonea ... painter: Los Angeles
Louis Lasalle ... propmaker: New Orleans
Leo Lauricella ... construction gang boss: New Orleans
Phil LoCicero ... greensman: Los Angeles
Anthony Maccario ... property master (as Tony Macarrio)
Leonard Marchand ... assistant props (as Leonard Laviueur)
Marisa A. Marcione ... painter: New Orleans
Tim McCulloch ... painter: New Orleans (as Tim McCullough)
Molly Mikula ... set designer
Robert Miller ... propmaker: New Orleans
Huey Mitchell ... propmaker: New Orleans (as Huey Mitchel)
Luigi Mugavero ... set dresser (as Lou Mugavero)
Telly Lee Ordoyne ... painter: New Orleans (as Telly Ordoyne)
John Patterson ... construction foreman: New Orleans
Jason Perlander ... propmaker: New Orleans
Marvin Perry ... construction gang boss: New Orleans
Janet Pett Davies ... art department researcher (as Janet Pett-Davies)
Adele Plauche ... set designer
Michael Robillard ... propmaker: New Orleans
Ken Robinson ... painter: Los Angeles
Ronald Romanski ... painter: New Orleans (as Ronald W. Romanski)
Joaquin Sanchez ... laborer: New Orleans
John Sanchez ... set dresser
Brooke Sartorius ... set dresser (as R. Brooke Sartorius)
Willis R. Saucier ... propmaker: New Orleans
Robert Sica ... set dresser
Jason Silber ... painter: Los Angeles
Noah Smith ... sign writer: New Orleans
Wayne Softley Jr. ... laborer: New Orleans (as Wayne Softley)
Wayne Springfield ... construction coordinator: Los Angeles
Marc Stevens ... propmaker: Los Angeles
Chuck Stringer ... construction foreman: New Orleans
Mark Sullivan ... propmaker: New Orleans
Julie Terhark-Elginer ... art department assistant (as Julie Terhark)
Ron Terry ... set dresser
Marcus Turchi ... propmaker: New Orleans
David Tureau ... greensman: Los Angeles
Foster Vick ... set dresser
Stephen G. Walters ... on set painter: New Orleans (as Stephen Walters)
David Warburton ... assistant props
Thomas Wilson ... propmaker: New Orleans
Jessica Wimberley ... art department production assistant
Jason C. Bitzer ... art department production assistant (uncredited)
Paul Blanchard ... set dresser (uncredited)
Peter Allan Brattander ... portrait painter: Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington (uncredited)
Kenneth Chauvin ... set dresser (uncredited)
Ann Dunbar ... food stylist (uncredited)
Tommy Gilbert ... set dresser (uncredited)
Christina Gulotta ... graphics production assistant (uncredited)
Vincent F. LeBlanc Jr. ... set dresser (uncredited)
Leonard Marchand ... property master: second unit (uncredited)
Danny Nick ... swing gang (uncredited)
Jared Pendergrass ... props (uncredited)
Teresa Raschilla ... painter (uncredited)
Bob Renna ... buyer (uncredited)
Lia Roldan ... art department assistant (uncredited)
George Sanchez ... set dresser (uncredited)
Melanie R. Shannon ... art department assistant (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Christopher Assells ... sound effects editor
Karen Baker Landers ... supervising sound editor
Bill Banyai ... sound engineer
Bob Beemer ... sound mixer
Steve Cantamessa ... production sound mixer
Dino Dimuro ... sound effects editor (as Dino R. DiMuro)
Nerses Gezalyan ... foley mixer
Per Hallberg ... supervising sound editor
Catherine Harper ... foley artist
Dan Hegeman ... sound effects editor (as Daniel Hegeman)
Craig S. Jaeger ... supervising foley editor
Chris Jargo ... supervising adr supervisor
Scott La Rue ... second boom operator (as Scott LaRue) / utility sound (as Scott LaRue)
Kimaree Long ... dialogue editor
Anna MacKenzie ... adr editor
Scott Millan ... sound mixer
Christopher Moriana ... foley artist (as Chris Moriana)
James Moriana ... foley artist (as James Meriana)
Philip D. Morrill ... assistant sound editor
Tony Negrete ... first assistant sound editor (as Tony R. Negrete)
Greg Orloff ... sound mixer
Michelle Pazer ... adr editor
Fred Peck III ... sound re-recordist (as Fred W. Peck III)
Scott Sanders ... sound effects editor
Frederick H. Stahly ... dialogue editor (as Fredrick H. Staley)
Peter Staubli ... sound effects editor
Bruce Tanis ... sound effects editor
Gary Thomas ... boom operator
Trevor Ward ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Jeffrey Wilhoit ... foley artist
Aaron Zeller ... audio playback operator (as Aaron G. Zeller)
Steven J. Berger ... assistant sound (uncredited)
Michael J. Broomberg ... foley artist (uncredited)
David Donaldson ... sound designer (uncredited)
Phillip A. Hamilton ... adr recordist (uncredited)
Jeffrey J. Hartwick ... production sound intern (uncredited)
Mark Kenna ... sound consultant (uncredited)
Anna MacKenzie ... sound editor (uncredited)
Michael Miller ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Todd Niesen ... dialogue denoising (uncredited)
Perry Robertson ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Scott Sanders ... sound designer (uncredited)
T.C. Spriggs ... sound editor (uncredited)
Greg Steele ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Lucy Sustar ... foley mixer (uncredited)
Derek Vanderhorst ... additional foley mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Chris Bailey ... special effects coordinator: Los Angeles
Stephen Bourgeois ... assistant special effects
Bob Cooper ... special effects coordinator: New Orleans (as Robert H. Cooper)
Gerald J. Lajaunie ... assistant special effects (as Gerald Lajanuie)
David K. Nami ... key set special effects (as Dave Nami)
Riley Ordoyne ... assistant special effects
Thomas Rasada ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Jay Adams ... scanning and recording operator: Cinesite
Danny Albano ... restoration artist: Cinesite
Dan Ashton ... scanning and recording operator: Cinesite (as Daniel Ashton)
Rod Basham ... inferno artist: Imaginary Forces
Karen Calvo ... scanning and recording coordinator: Cinesite
Mike Castillo ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Jeff Christopherson ... digital intermediate imaging specialist: Cinesite
Alec Cummings ... restoration artist: Cinesite
Andy Dill ... inferno artist: Imaginary Forces
Kris Gregg ... scanning and recording operator: Cinesite
Erik Hakanen ... scanning and recording manager: Cinesite
Hyurk Hur ... restoration artist: Cinesite (as Hyurk 'Arkay' Hur)
Lisa Dennis Kennedy ... visual effects producer (as Lisa Ann Dennis)
Krystine Kryttre ... roto artist: Cinesite (as Kristine Kryttre)
Valerie McMahon ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Sal Migliore ... digital intermediate mastering producer: Cinesite
Monty Phillips ... restoration artist: Cinesite
Corinne Pooler ... restoration supervisor: Cinesite
Jerry Pooler ... visual effects supervisor: Cinesite
Brad Reinke ... producer of digital effects: Cinesite
Mark Sarte ... scanning and recording operator: Cinesite
Tony Sgueglia ... data operations: Cinesite
Thomas J. Smith ... compositing supervisor: Cinesite (as Tom Smith)
Steve Wright ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Danny Albano ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Joel Ariniello ... digital artist (uncredited)
Andrew Bonello ... automated image processing (uncredited)
Chad Dombrova ... visual effects (uncredited)
H Haden Hammond ... visual effects: Luma Pictures (uncredited)
Hong Kim ... digital restoration (uncredited)
Wendy Klein ... visual effects: Luma Pictures (uncredited)
Jerry Pooler ... digital services supervisor: Cinesite (uncredited)
William Powloski ... visual effects consultant (uncredited)
Payam Shohadai ... visual effects supervisor: Luma Pictures (uncredited)
Steve Switaj ... motion control operator (uncredited)
Diane Wright ... digital asset manager: Cinesite (uncredited) / digital visual effects coordinator: Cinesite (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jeff Galpin ... stunt coordinator (as Jeffrey Galpin)
David Andrew Nash ... stunt double: Wilbur Brassfield (as David Nash)
Derrick Simmons ... stunt double: Ray Charles

Camera and Electrical Department 

Gordon Ard ... company grip
Melanie Banders ... camera loader
Doug Bard ... rigging electrician
Paul F. Barron ... rigging grip (as Paul Barron)
Michael Bauman ... gaffer
Chris Bennett ... rigging electrician
Garrett Benson ... additional first assistant camera
George Billinger III ... camera operator: "b" camera (as George Billinger) / steadicam operator (as George Billinger)
James Bishop ... rigging electrician
Mike Bonnaud ... best boy electrician (as Michael Bonnaud)
Frank Boone ... company grip (as William F. Boone III)
J.A. Byerly ... company electrician
A. Anthony Cappello ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Buddy Carr ... dolly grip
Thomas E. Conrad ... video assist
Thomas M. Dangcil ... company electrician
Donald D. Davidson ... company electrician (as Don Davidson)
Keith Davis ... theatrical stage lighting technician (as Keith M. Davis)
Carlos DePalma ... best boy rigging grip
Chris Eckstrom ... company grip (as Chris Erkstrom)
Kevin Fahey ... key rigging grip
Jamie Franta ... company grip
Matthew Gaumer ... second camera assistant (as Matt Gaumer)
Nicola Goode ... still photographer
Steven A. Guerrero ... dolly grip: Los Angeles (as Steve Guerrero)
Dan Hawking ... company electrician (as Daniel Hawking)
Bodie Hyman ... company grip
Lukasz Jogalla ... director of photography: second unit
Franklin D. Jones III ... rigging grip
Dan Jones ... best boy rigging electrician
Lonnie Kahoe ... rigging grip
George Kallimanis ... rigging grip
Matt Kennedy ... camera loader
Bill Klages ... concert lighting consultant
Jim Kwiatkowski ... key grip (as James Kwiatkowski)
R. Scott Lebell ... rigging electrician (as R. Scott LeBell)
Michelle LeDoux ... rigging electrician (as Michelle Ledoux)
Ian Lynch ... assistant camera: second unit
Glen Magers ... company electrician
John Mang ... dolly grip
Kim Marks ... camera operator: "a" camera
Jack McCollum ... company electrician
Dana McCormick ... company electrician
Michael A. McFadden ... best boy rigging grip (as Michael McFadden)
Michael McGarry ... company grip
Eli McKinney ... theatrical stage lighting technician
Brian McKinnon ... theatrical stage lighting technician (as Brian J. McKinnon)
Mike McLaughlin ... gaffer: second unit (as Michael McLaughlin)
Erskin Mitchell ... company electrician (as Erskine Mitchell)
Steve O'Hallearn ... company grip (as Steve O'Hollearn)
Paul Olinde ... company electrician
Casey Osborne ... rigging grip
Allen Parks ... company electrician
Earl Perque ... best boy grip (as Earl Perque Jr.)
Brian Powell ... rigging electrician
Daniel Rector ... rigging grip
Dennis Rudge ... theatrical stage lighting technician
David Santana ... company grip
Ralph Scherer ... best boy grip: Los Angeles (as Ralph Scheer)
Art Schultz ... company electrician (as Arthur Schultz)
Michael J. Schwartz ... company electrician (as Michael Schwartz)
Barnaby Shapiro ... second camera assistant
Cedric L. Smith ... videographer: EPK
Michael L. Smith ... best boy grip (as Michael Smith) / key grip: second unit (as Michael Smith)
Mark Spath ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ian Stockwell ... rigging electrician
Neil Stockwell ... rigging electrician
Don Telles ... rigging grip (as Donald Telles)
Michael Tolochko ... rigging gaffer
Mark Toups ... rigging electrician
Naomi Villanueva ... additional second assistant camera
Joel White ... rigging grip
Michael Applebaum ... additional camera operator (uncredited)
Brian Bartolini ... electrician: re-shoots (uncredited)
Frank Boone ... grip (uncredited)
Gary Cadow ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Larry Cottrill ... electrician (uncredited)
Jeffrey M. Hoffman ... additional camera operator (uncredited)
Franklin Jones II ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Dan Kubicek ... electrician (uncredited)
Rick Lamb ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Michael Nie ... electric intern (uncredited)
Evan Pesses ... video assist (uncredited)
Michaele Shapiro ... camera loader: second unit (uncredited)
Pete Stockton ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Diego Velasco ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Earl C. Williman ... rigging best boy (uncredited)

Animation Department 

Chun-Chien Lien ... animator: Imaginary Forces

Casting Department 

Janelle Cochrane ... location casting assistant (as Janelle Cochran)
Elizabeth Coulon ... extras casting assistant: New Orleans
Shirley Fulton Crumley ... extras casting: New Orleans
Theaudric Davis ... extras casting assistant: New Orleans
Tracey Dunn ... extras casting assistant: New Orleans
Mark Fincannon ... location casting: Fincannon Associate, Inc.
Timothee Hammond ... extras casting assistant: New Orleans
Vicki Jo Hertz ... extras casting associate: New Orleans
Cydney McCurdy ... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Cathy Setzer ... extras casting assistant: New Orleans
KeShuna Jones ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Seth Whitlow ... location casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Yvonne Bastidos ... set costumer
Winnie D. Brown ... costume supervisor (as Winnie Brown-Willis)
Donna Chance ... key costumer
Adrienne Childers ... additional costumer
Stephen M. Chudej ... costume supervisor
Carol Cutshall ... additional costumer
Renee Dodson ... additional costumer
Dana Embree ... additional costumer
Caroline Eselin ... additional costumer
Linda Gardar ... key costumer
Tyra Hughes ... seamstress
Cathy Lafrance ... costume production assistant (as Cathy LaFrance)
Amy Lynch ... additional costumer
Kim Martínez ... additional costumer
George Mitchell ... assistant costume designer
Riki Lin Sabusawa ... additional costumer (as Riki Sabusawa)
Giselle Spence ... seamstress
Liz Staub ... additional costumer
Mary Ann Waterstradt ... seamstress
Lauren Bregman ... costume intern (uncredited)
Marylou Lim ... costumer (uncredited)
Barbara Marko ... costumer (uncredited)
Fran Murphy ... set costumer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Jill Bogdanowicz ... colorist: Cinesite
Kyle DeVriendt ... digital intermediate editor: Cinesite (as Kyle Devriendt)
Justine Gerenstein ... editor: Imaginary Forces
Mike Jackson ... first assistant editor
Andrew Lynch ... digital intermediate color assistant: Cinesite
Ray Mitchell ... digital intermediate engineer: Cinesite
Peter Moc ... digital intermediate color assistant: Cinesite
Chris Perry ... digital intermediate production assistant: Cinesite
Peck Prior ... additional editor
Khadijah Salahuddin ... post-production coordinator
David Slaughter ... digital intermediate assistant editor: Cinesite (as Dave Slaughter)
Sandy S. Solowitz ... assistant editor (as Sandy Solowitz)
Linda Williams ... digital intermediate editor: Cinesite
Joe Hathaway ... digital preview timer (uncredited)
Shannon Martellaro ... assistant editor (segment "An American Story") (uncredited)
Brad Reinke ... digital intermediate producer (uncredited)
Mark Scovil ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Craig Armstrong ... choral arranger / musician: piano solo / orchestrator / original score arranger / original score producer
Christine Bergren ... music business affairs
Alonzo Bowens ... saxophone instructor: Bokeem Woodbine
Raymond C. Brinker III ... musician: drums
Simon Chamberlain ... musician: piano solo
Ray Charles ... musician: original and new recordings / musician: pianos
Ken Desantos ... pre-recording engineer (as Ken DeSantos)
David Donaldson ... music engineer / music programmer / original score producer
Matt Dunkley ... orchestrator
Tim Ferguson ... bass instructor: Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Olga FitzRoy ... score mixing assistant / score recording assistant
Mark D. Fleming ... music coordinator: Ray Charles Enterprises (as Mark Fleming)
Emma Ford ... assistant: Craig Armstrong / music co-coordinator
Geoff Foster ... original score producer / score mixer / score recordist
Thomas W. Fowler ... musician: bass
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Dan Higgins ... musician: saxophones/woodwinds
Terry Howard ... pre-recording engineer
Saul Hudson ... musician: electric guitar
Alford R. Jackson ... musician: saxophones
Jake Jackson ... score mixing assistant / score recording assistant
Jeffrey C. Kaye ... musician: saxophones
William Kaylor ... pre-recording engineer
Douglas Livingston ... musician: pedal steel guitar
Kathy Nelson ... executive in charge of music: Universal Pictures
Charmaine Neville ... vocal coach: Aunjanue Ellis
Larry Newman ... trumpet instructor: Larenz Tate
Jenny O'Grady ... choir leader
Jamil Sharif ... music coordinator: New Orleans / trumpet instructor: Larenz Tate
Curt Sobel ... music editor / music supervisor
Bill Solley ... guitar instructor: Terence Howard
John Thomas ... musician: trumpet
Cecilia Weston ... conductor
Rickey D. Woodard ... musician: saxophones
Gavyn Wright ... orchestra leader
Lindsay Fellows ... executive in charge of music (uncredited)
Mark D. Fleming ... technical music consultant (uncredited)
Slash ... musician: electric guitar (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Kelly Aldrich ... driver
Donald Burdett ... driver
Al Burton ... transportation captain
Cleveland Carter Jr. ... driver
Carlo J. Catalanotto ... driver
James Cedotal ... driver
Herbert Colar ... driver
Jeff Couch ... transportation captain
Paul D. Davis ... picture car mechanic (as Paul Davis)
Peter Detoffoli ... driver (as Peter DeToffoli)
Wilfred Dupart ... driver (as Wilfred J. Dupart)
Jerry Everett ... driver
Anthony Forester ... picture car coordinator (as Anthony J. Forester)
Janet Galpin ... driver
Jackie Gondrella ... driver (as Jacklyn Gondrella)
Jeffrey Gowing ... transportation captain
Huey Grey ... driver
Dave Haldeman ... driver (as David Haldeman)
Earl R. Hurst Sr. ... driver (as Earl Hurst)
Jerry Jackson ... driver
Bobby James ... driver (as Bobby James Sr.)
Lionel Johnson ... driver
Eugene Jone ... driver
Carlie M. Kahn ... driver (as Carlie Kahn)
Alan Kaminsky ... transportation captain (as Al Kaminsky)
Brian Kay ... driver
Junior Kelly ... driver
Duke Kuhn ... driver (as Bill Kuhn)
A. Welch Lambeth ... supervising transportation coordinator
Loney Landry ... driver
Manuel Martinez ... picture car mechanic
John McLaughlin ... driver
Richard Munoz ... driver
William Partin ... driver
Poland Perkins ... transportation coordinator: New Orleans
William A. Runge ... driver
Al Sens ... driver (as Alexander Sens)
Glenn Snyder ... driver (as Glen P. Snyder)
Rodney Theard ... transportation captain
Michael Avallon ... driver (uncredited)
Skip Barbay ... driver: dayplayer (uncredited)
John Siedenburg ... driver (uncredited)
Tim J. Walters ... picture car wrangler (uncredited)
Charlie Wright ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Pamela Alch ... script supervisor (as Pam Alch)
Amy Amezcua ... pre-production assistant: Mr. Hackford (as Amie Amezcua)
Ben Apley ... producer: Imaginary Forces
Vernel Bagneris ... consultant: historical dance
Karl Batten-Bowman ... assistant accountant
Samantha Bearden ... location assistant
Lamonte Bell ... payroll accountant
Kenda Benward ... child acting coach
Jane Bickford ... studio teacher
Mary J. Bohler ... office production assistant
Michèle Boissière Armstrong ... assistant production coordinator (as Michelle Boissiere)
Charmaine Boos ... studio teacher (as Charmaine A. Boos)
George Bott ... set production assistant
Bill Brown ... production executive: Bristol Bay Productions
Laura Brown ... location assistant (as Laura L. Brown)
Maya Browne ... development executive: Mr. Hackford
Keith Bryant ... producer: Imaginary Forces
Cassandra Butcher ... publicist
Batou Chandler ... location assistant: second unit
Dana Chapitol ... stand-in
Deven Chierighino ... location assistant (as Deven Cherighino)
Michelle Davidson ... courtesy: stock footage
Richard Davis Jr. ... location manager: Los Angeles
Helio DeOliveira ... location assistant (as Helio Deoliveira)
Matt DiFranco ... assistant production coordinator
Frank Duffy ... set medic
Kathleen Duren ... craft service assistant (as Kathleen Duran)
Alicia Elkort ... first assistant accountant
Ryan Eustis ... production assistant: second unit
David Falicki ... set medic
Hugo Favre ... animal wrangler
J.C. Felix ... stand-in
Karin Fong ... designer: Imaginary Forces
Daphne A. Guichard ... construction medic (as Daphne Guichard)
Doris Halliburton ... craft service assistant
Dana A. Hanby ... location manager: New Orleans (as Dana Hanby)
Bill Hardy ... key set production assistant
Chappy Hardy ... field producer: EPK
Stephanie Herrera ... set production assistant (as Stephanie Herrara)
Mark Herzog ... executive producer: EPK
Elston Howard ... location manager: New Orleanx
Carolyn Hufstetler ... set production assistant
Nancy G. James ... craft service supervisor: New Orleans (as Nancy James)
Tish Johnson ... post-production accountant
Steven M. Kalb ... production counsel: Proskauer Rose, LLP (as Steven Kalb)
Dave Kasubowski ... craft service supervisor: Los Angeles (as David Kasubowski)
Rashon Khan ... personal trainer: Mr. Foxx (as Rashon Kahn)
Laine R. Kline ... business affairs: Bristol Bay Productions
Brett Krauss ... typesetter: Imaginary Forces
Jessica Lagos ... assistant: Mr. Benjamin
Grant Lau ... designer: Imaginary Forces
Darrin Lipscomb ... location assistant
Johnny Mack ... assistant: Mr. Foxx
June Marshall ... accounting clerk
Jessica Meier ... office production assistant (as Jessica Meir)
Troy James Miller ... production coordinator: Imaginary Forces (as Troy J. Miller)
Howard Moorehead ... copyright: photo of Ray Charles from the album "Ray Charles: The Complete Country & Western Recordings 1959-1986"
Ginger Newby ... production assistant: second unit
Alfred Ozomatt ... production assistant: second unit
Travis Phipps ... craft service assistant
Jerald Roberson ... stand-in
Terrill Roberson ... stand-in
Vicki Dee Rock ... production executive: Bristol Bay Productions
Wanda Rouzan ... assistant: Mr. Bagnaris
Jeremy Russell ... office production assistant
Elena Sahagun ... executive: Mr. Benjamin
Natasha Sanchez ... office production assistant
Nancy Sandberg ... senior consultant: film production
Amy Sanderson ... production assistant: second unit
Jeffrey Sass ... office production assistant
Devon Schruff ... location assistant (as Deven M. Schruff)
Todd Slater ... marketing consultant
Joan Stein ... observer: DGA/SAA
Chance P. Tassone ... craft service assistant (as Chance Tossone)
Michelle Thompson ... craft service assistant
A. Rachel Tobias ... production secretary
Tyrone Treece ... stand-in
Jimmy Trotter ... location scout
Paul Uddo ... set production assistant
Rodelia Udell ... second assistant accountant (as Ogie Udell)
Tom Udell ... production accountant (as Thomas Udell)
Evienia Vassiliadou ... assistant: Mr. Hackford
Diane Ward ... production coordinator
Wise Wolfe ... assistant: Mr. Hackford (as Wise Wolfe IV)
Estella Yarbrough ... consultant: Raelette's
Vernel Bagneris ... choreographer (uncredited)
Jonathan Watts Bell ... intern (uncredited)
Bob Beltz ... special advisor (uncredited)
Ilya Beynenson ... production assistant (uncredited)
Kim Blank ... co-choreographer (uncredited)
Kristine Bochum ... second assistant accountant: post-production (uncredited)
Jennifer L. Brooks ... accounting staff assistant (uncredited)
Jason Calabro ... production assistant (uncredited)
Jude Cambise ... stand-in (uncredited)
Seaun Carlo ... stand-in (uncredited)
Brian Clark ... rigging medic (uncredited)
Stanley Bennett Clay ... adr voice artist (uncredited)
Maureen 'Mo' Crutchfield ... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Missy Eustermann ... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Stephen Finders ... location assistant (uncredited)
Jordan Brendan Finnegan ... set production assistant: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Christina Gulotta ... graphics production assistant (uncredited)
Michael J. Harker ... completion bond company representative (uncredited)
Joyce Heftel ... script supervisor: pre-timing (uncredited)
Brian A. Hoffman ... office production assistant: additional photography (uncredited)
Lindsay Hudson ... construction medic (uncredited)
Mark Joseph ... development (uncredited) / marketing (uncredited)
Ted Kantrow ... caterer (uncredited)
Alexander Lasseigne III ... accounting staff assistant (uncredited)
Kathleen Lynch ... craft service assistant (uncredited)
Michelle Marchand II ... intern production assistant (uncredited)
George A. Parker ... technical supervisor: preview (uncredited)
Nathan Parker ... production intern (uncredited)
Jared Pendergrass ... production assistant (uncredited)
Evan Pesses ... production assistant (uncredited)
Phuong Pham ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Win Riley ... location scout (uncredited)
Amy Sanderson ... script supervisor intern (uncredited)
Paul Schreiber ... location scout (uncredited)
Jon Sharpe ... technical supervisor: preview (uncredited)
Sherman Shelton Jr. ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Bartholomew Singer ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lee Solters ... publicist (uncredited)
Birdie Talanca ... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
Eric Scott Williamson ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks 

Joe Adams ... producers wish to thank
Leonard Alsfeld ... producers wish to thank: First Bank and Trust, New Orleans
James Austin ... producers wish to thank
Roger Benischek ... the producers wish to thank
Les Bider ... producers wish to thank
Danny Bramson ... producers wish to thank
Peter Allan Brattander ... special thanks (as Peter Brattander)
Ruth Brown ... producers wish to thank
Jason Cienkus ... producers wish to thank
Ernest Collins ... producers wish to thank: executive in the Arts and Entertainment Department, City of New Orleans
Eddie Compass ... producers wish to thank: superintendent of Police for New Orleans Police Department
Jeffrey Conroy ... producers wish to thank
Lois DeJean ... producers wish to thank: Ebeneezer Baptist Church (as Reverend Lois DeJean)
Stephanie Dupuy ... producers wish to thank: New Orleans Office of Film and Video
Mike Engstrom ... producers wish to thank
Ahmet Ertegun ... producers wish to thank
Valerie Ervin ... producers wish to thank
Larry Fitzgerald ... producers wish to thank
Marian Foster ... producers wish to thank: mayor, City of Hammond, Louisiana (as Mayor Marian Foster)
Peter L. Funsten ... producers wish to thank (as Peter Funsten Esq.)
Niki Gascon ... producers wish to thank
Kevin Gore ... producers wish to thank
Terry Haggar ... producers wish to thank
Mark Hartley ... producers wish to thank
Paulette Hawkins ... producers wish to thank
Ken Hollis ... producers wish to thank (as Senator Ken Hollis)
Robin Hurley ... producers wish to thank
Don J. Hutchinson ... producers wish to thank: secretary - Louisiana Economic Development
Beth James ... producers wish to thank: office of Economic Development, City of New Orleans
Quincy Jones ... producers wish to thank
Gary Le Mel ... producers wish to thank (as Gary LeMel)
Dave May ... producers wish to thank
Jerry McKee ... producers wish to thank: Laurel Valley Corporation
Ray Nagin ... the producers wish to thank (as Mayor C. Ray Nagin)
David 'Fathead' Newman Jr. ... producers wish to thank (as David 'Fathead' Newman)
Greg O'Brien ... producers wish to thank (as Chancellor Greg O'Brien)
Scott Pascucci ... producers wish to thank
Della Bea Robinson ... producers wish to thank (as Mrs. Della Bea Robinson)
Brad Rosenberger ... producers wish to thank
Jack Rosner ... producers wish to thank
Steve Scalise ... producers wish to thank (as Representative Steve Scalise)
Rick Shoemaker ... producers wish to thank
Sig Sigworth ... producers wish to thank
Joel Sill ... producers wish to thank
Mark S. Smith ... producers wish to thank: Louisiana Governor's Office Film and Television Development (as Mark S. Smith Esq.)
Ralph Smith ... producers wish to thank
Tico Soto ... producers wish to thank: tourism sales manager, New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
Vernon Troupe ... producers wish to thank
Jerry Wexler ... producers wish to thank
Raena Winscott ... producers wish to thank
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