The Great Debaters 2007 premiere

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Wednesday December 19th, Bow Tie Cinemas Ziegfeld Theater 141 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

1. Forest Whitaker

Actor | The Last King of Scotland

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...

2. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

3. Pauletta Washington

Soundtrack | Philadelphia

Pauletta Washington was born on September 28, 1950 in the USA as Pauletta Pearson. She is known for her work on Philadelphia (1993), Antwone Fisher (2002) and Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995). She has been married to Denzel Washington since June 25, 1983. They have four ...

4. Denzel Whitaker

Actor | The Great Debaters

Denzel Whitaker was born on June 15, 1990 in Torrance, California, USA as Denzel Dominique Whitaker. He is known for his work on The Great Debaters (2007), Black Panther (2018) and Training Day (2001).

5. Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Actress | Underground

Jurnee Smollett-Bell was born on October 1, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Jurnee Diana Smollett. She is an actress, known for her role as "Jess Merriweather" on the Emmy Award-winning TV series, Friday Night Lights (2006). She is also known for her roles in The Great Debaters (2007), ...

6. Georgina Chapman

Actress | Unleashed

Georgina Rose Chapman (born 14 April 1976) is an English fashion designer and actress. Together with Keren Craig, she is a co-founder of the fashion label Marchesa.

Chapman was born in London, England, the daughter of Caroline Wonfor, a journalist, and Brian Chapman, a co-owner of the coffee company...

7. Nate Parker

Actor | The Birth of a Nation

Nate Parker was born on November 18, 1979 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Birth of a Nation (2016), Arbitrage (2012) and The Great Debaters (2007). He has been married to Sarah DiSanto since 2007. They have four children.

8. Harvey Weinstein

Producer | Shakespeare in Love

Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a film producer, known for Pulp Fiction (1994), Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Gangs of New York (2002). He is now separated from his wife Georgina Chapman and was previously married to Eve Chilton ...

9. Jennifer Missoni

Actress | Playback

Jennifer Missoni was born in Italy and raised in Varese where she attended the European School. She was taught in French and English and became a natural trilingual. At a young age she took up an intense interest in horseback riding and ice skating and soon after became a competitive equestrian and...

10. Zuleikha Robinson

Actress | Hidalgo

Zuleikha Robinson was born on June 29, 1977 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Hidalgo (2004), The Merchant of Venice (2004) and Homeland (2011). She was previously married to Sean Doyle.

11. Cady Huffman

Actress | After Forever

Younger sister of Linus Huffman. Appeared as a child in local Santa Barbara theater, alongside Eric Stoltz and Anthony Edwards. Won 2001 Tony Award for playing "Ulla" in "The Producers". Nominated for an Outer Critics' Circle Award for best featured actress in a play for "The Nance". Nominated for ...

12. Sondra Nielsen

Actress | Empty Nest

Sondra Nielsen is an actress, known for Empty Nest (2019).

13. Candice Bergen

Actress | Murphy Brown

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14. Janine Turner

Actress | Cliffhanger

This lovely, fresh-faced Lincoln, Nebraska native was born on December 6, 1962, to stalwart Texans Turner and Janice Gauntt. The younger of two children, she grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and trained, while a child, in ballet, tap, theater, and modeling (from age 3). A cheer leading beauty into her...

15. Sharon Jones

Soundtrack | The Great Debaters

Born Sharon Lafaye Jones in Augusta, Georgia, she moved to New York City at an early age. With a gifted voice, performing gospel songs in Church, since childhood, she has only recently received acclaim by the public and her peers in the areas of Soul, Funk and Rhythm and Blues. Until the late 90s ...

16. Liz Lange

Actress | Serotonin Rising

Liz Lange was born in 1966 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Serotonin Rising (2009), Top Design (2007) and The View (1997). She has been married to Jeffrey Lange since 1996. They have two children.

18. Lynn Whitfield

Actress | Madea's Family Reunion

With roots that lead back to Louisiana southern aristocracy, lovely leading lady Lynn Whitfield was born in 1953, the eldest of four children and a third-generation BFA graduate from Howard University. Her dentist father was instrumental in developing Lynn's initial interest in acting as he was a ...

19. Oksana Lada

Actress | Safe

Oksana Lada was born in Ivano Frankivsk, the Western region of Ukraine, where she studied to be an economist before emigrating to the U.S. when she was 20. A rare beauty, with stunning, strongly Slavic features, Lada did some modeling after arriving in the U.S. Eventually she segued into acting, ...

20. Bianca Golden

Self | America's Next Top Model

Bianca Golden was born on October 14, 1988 in New York City, New York, USA.

21. Eduardo Verástegui

Actor | Bella

Eduardo Verástegui was born on May 21, 1974 in Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He is an actor, producer, businessman and philanthropist. In 2004, he started the production company Metanoia Films, with the goal of producing films that had the potential to not only entertain but also to make a difference ...



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