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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie 2017) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

George C. Wolfe

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Peter Landesman ... (adaptation)
Rebecca Skloot ... (book)
George C. Wolfe ... (screenplay)
Alexander Woo ... (revisions)

Cast  

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Rebecca Skloot
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Sir Lord Keenan Coefield
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Deborah Lacks
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Henrietta Lacks
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Aunt Ethel
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Country Girl Mae
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Dr. George Gey
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Cousin Josh
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Day Lacks
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Reporter
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Young Woman
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Deborah (15-24YRS)
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First Administrator
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Mrs. Hsu
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Mary Kubicek
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Alfred
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Cousin Fred
Tinashe Kajese ...
Sadie
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Young Boy
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Lawrence (16 yrs.)
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Mechanic
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Gladys (33yrs)
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Charlie
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Scientist
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Woman at Pump
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Johns Hopkins Student
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Chris the Intern (as Christopher Robert)
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Mrs. Gey
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Doctor
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Johns Hopkins Nurse
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Henrietta Lacks Neighbor
Matthew Bernard ...
Johns Hopkins Student
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Young Joe
Raphael Dante' Carr Jr. ...
Young Sonny (as Raphael Carr)
Tyvonna Jones ...
Elsie Lacks
Elizabeth Hackler ...
Rebecca's Co-worker
Jordan Eli Arellano ...
Young Sonny Lacks
Miguel Angel Marrero ...
Scientist
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Davon Lacks
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Doctor (uncredited)
Emelita T. Gonzalez ...
Public Records Employee (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
Adrienne Johnson ...
Church Member (uncredited)
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Senior Scientist (uncredited)
Donald K. Overstreet ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Scientist (uncredited)
William Walker ...
Hospital Utility Worker (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Alan Ball ... executive producer
Lydia Dean Pilcher ... executive producer
Kathryn Dean ... line producer
Carla Gardini ... executive producer
Peter Macdissi ... executive producer
Oprah Winfrey ... executive producer

Cinematography by 

Sofian El Fani

Film Editing by 

Aaron Yanes

Casting By 

Cindy Tolan

Production Design by 

Caroline Hanania

Costume Design by 

Paul Tazewell

Makeup Department 

Lawrence Davis ... Personal hairstylist to Oprah Winfrey / hair department head
Bill Johnson ... make up effects designer: non aging
Hagen Linss ... to key makeup artist
Mark James Ross ... special makeup effects artist
Monty Schuth ... key hair stylist
Todd Watson ... makeup effects lab technician
LuAndra Whitehurst ... special makeup effects artist

Production Management 

Lindsay Feldman ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Kevin Breen ... second second assistant director
Bennett Gammon ... interim second second assistant director
Courtney Walls ... production assistant

Art Department 

Vincent Bates ... set designer
Marie Bourgeois ... set dec production assistant
Kyle Coleman ... set dresser
Justin DeMartino ... set dresser
Carol Francoso ... on set painter
Tyler Free ... set dresser
Carrie Gale ... graphic designer
Meredith Hannah ... art deptartment pa
Ryan Hartnett ... greens
William Craig Johnson ... on set dresser
Chloe Lipp ... art department coordinator
Joseph Nadeau ... gang boss
Richard Blake Wester ... leadman

Sound Department 

Rob Disner ... boom operator
Tiffany T. Mack ... utility sound
Erik H. Magnus ... production sound mixer

Special Effects by 

Lacy Cavins ... special effects buyer
Nathen Cavins ... special effects technician
Nicholas Coleman ... special effects foreman
Jason Ivey ... special effects foreman: Baltimore
Caius Man ... special effects coordinator
Andi Sowers ... special effects technician

Stunts 

Jwaundace Candece ... stunt driver double: Deborah Lacks
Marcelle Coletti ... stunts
Alan D'Antoni ... stunts
Elizabeth Davidovich ... stunt coordinator
Keith Splinter Davis ... stunts
Jason Charles Hill ... stunt driver
Dylan Hintz ... stunts
Niahlah Hope ... stunt double: Kyanna Simone
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. ... stunts
Eric VanArsdale ... stunt driver
Gus Williams ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Chris Birdsong ... key grip
J. Christopher Campbell ... a camera/steadicam operator
Quantrell D. Colbert ... still photographer
Joe Elrom ... digital imaging technician
Terry Fitzpatrick ... 24 frame video playback
George Greene ... electrician
Justin Yardley Jones ... key rigging grip
Sidarth Kantamneni ... camera operator
Yuri Karjane ... first assistant "c" camera
Nina Kuhn ... gaffer
Jon Lindsay ... b camera first assistant
Brett Mayfield ... b-camera: additional steadicam operator
Griffin McCann ... second assistant camera "a"
Janice Min ... first assistant camera: "c" camera, Baltimore
Greg Morse ... video assist operator
Zak Norton ... digital utility
Doyle Petty ... best boy rigging grip
Michael Piekutowski ... best boy electric
Ernest Rydberg ... crane tech
Edward Young ... rigging grip

Casting Department 

Daniel Cabeza ... casting associate
Theresa Hernandez ... casting assistant
Meagan Lewis ... Casting: Atlanta
Kalas Pendergraft ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Alanna Bryant ... wardrobe assistant
Eniola Dawodu ... assistant costume designer
Shayne Allen Duhon ... set costumer
Empress Holley ... set costumer
Minerva Diann Savoy ... key tailor: Baltimore: md.

Editorial Department 

Marc Goldbaum ... dailies technician
Daniel Gross ... post-production assistant

Location Management 

Caprice Ericson ... assistant location manager: Baltimore
Jen Farris ... key assistant location manager / location scout
Aaron Gutentag ... assistant location manager
Jordan Schmidt ... location scout
Cryselle Stewart ... assistant location manager
Luke Welden ... assistant location manager
Megan Majerowicz ... location assistant (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Ben Biggers ... dispatcher
Steven Docherty ... transportation coordinator
Carl Scott ... transportation captain
Jon Smith ... transportation coordinator
Randy Southerland ... driver

Other crew 

Rhonda Marie Alston ... stand-in: Oprah Winfrey
Renetta G. Amador ... script supervisor
Samudrika Arora ... executive: CineMosaic
Sam Barrow ... set medic
Anna Basso ... production secretary
Paul Bednarz ... key set medic
Simeon Bingham ... production assistant
Ericka Bonilla ... assistant to Rose Byrne
Bricine Brown ... L. Warren Young-Body Double
Brandon Calhoun ... payroll assistant
Karen Corneille ... assistant to executive producer
Laura J. Fox ... first assistant accountant
Maggie Free Levinge ... second assistant accountant
Jaci Jones ... photo double: Rose Byrne
Colette S. Knight ... production coordinator
James Lopez ... production assistant
Neal McNeil ... stand-in
David Melito ... production accountant
Nick Moyer ... production assistant
Paul Murphy ... production assistant
Patricia Parris ... office production assistant: Baltimore Unit
Jayme Powell ... additional set production assistant
Robert Ratner ... production assistant
Crystle Roberson ... assistant to director
Matt Salazar ... payroll accountant
TanNeshia Sanders ... travel coordinator (as Tanneshia Sanders)
Tariq Simmons ... production assistant
Andy Siravanta ... production assistant
Jejuan Smith ... stand in:
Bobby Thompson ... production assistant
Marla Aaron Wapner ... stand-in: Rose Byrn
Greta Wheeler ... production accounting clerk

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