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Poetic Justice (1993) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Singleton

Writing Credits (WGA)  

John Singleton ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Khandi Alexander ... Simone
Maya Angelou ... Aunt June
Tupac Shakur ... Lucky
Lloyd Avery II ... Thug #1
Ché J. Avery Ché J. Avery ... Thug #2
Kimberly Brooks ... Kim
Rico Bueno ... Ticket Taker
Maia Campbell Maia Campbell ... Shante
Jeff Cantrel Jeff Cantrel ... Policeman #4
Michael Colyar ... Panhandler
Kina Cosper Kina Cosper ... Female Cousin (as Kina V. Cosper)
John Cothran ... Uncle Earl (as John Cothran Jr.)
Dina D. Dina D. ... Dina
Joe Dalu Joe Dalu ... Policeman #7
James Deeth James Deeth ... Helicopter Pilot
Norma Donaldson Norma Donaldson ... Aunt May
Kelly Joe Dugan Kelly Joe Dugan ... Truck Driver
Judd Dunning ... Policeman #1
Suliamen El Hadi Suliamen El Hadi ... Last Poets
Rene Elizondo Rene Elizondo ... E.J.
Benjamin I. Ellington Benjamin I. Ellington ... Crackhead
Tyra Ferrell ... Jessie
Dedrick D. Gobert Dedrick D. Gobert ... Lloyd (as Dedrick Gobert)
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Mailroom Supervisor (as Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez)
Ricky Harris ... Gangsta
Omar Ben Hassan Omar Ben Hassan ... Last Poets
Randall C. Heyward Randall C. Heyward ... Policeman #2
Miki Howard Miki Howard ... Maxine
Baha Jackson ... Baha
Janet Jackson ... Justice
Mike James Mike James ... Policeman #6
Patricia Y. Johnson Patricia Y. Johnson ... Patricia
Shannon Johnson Shannon Johnson ... Keisha
La Keisha M. Jones La Keisha M. Jones ... Rodney's Girlfriend
Kirk Kinder Kirk Kinder ... Cop
Regina King ... Iesha
Vashon LeCesne Vashon LeCesne ... Angry Customer
Jennifer Leigh-Scott Jennifer Leigh-Scott ... Beauty College Instructor (as Jennifer Leigh)
Jenifer Lewis ... Annie
Tone Loc ... J Bone
Special K. McCray Special K. McCray ... Cousin Pete (as Special K McCray)
Mark Miller-Summer Mark Miller-Summer ... Policeman #3 (as Mark Miller)
Sarena Mobley ... Rita
Al Murray Al Murray ... Policeman #5
Kahlil Nelson Kahlil Nelson ... Antonio (as Kahlil Gibran Nelson)
Jalal Nuriddin Jalal Nuriddin ... Last Poets
Lori Petty ... Penelope
Denney Pierce ... Cashier
Renato Powell ... Woman with Baby
Q-Tip ... Markell
Roman Artiste ... Fighting Man
Michael Rapaport ... Dockworker
Ernestine Reed Ernestine Reed ... Aunt April
Robi Reed ... Woman on Couch
Crystal A. Rodgers Crystal A. Rodgers ... Angel
Roger Guenveur Smith ... Heywood
Daoud Spencer Daoud Spencer ... Last Poets
Eugene Tate Eugene Tate ... Uncle Herb
Joe Torry ... Chicago
Mikki Val ... Gena
David Villafán David Villafán ... Concession Stand Man
Dion B. Vines Dion B. Vines ... Cousin Dion (as Dion Blake Vines)
Keith Washington Keith Washington ... Dexter
Rose Weaver ... Aunt Audrey
Anthony Wheaton Anthony Wheaton ... Rodney
Yvette Wilson ... Colette
Billy Zane ... Brad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rico E. Anderson ... Street Patron (uncredited)
Rene Beard Rene Beard ... The Preacher (uncredited)
Shann Johnson Shann Johnson ... (uncredited)
William Nilon William Nilon ... Policeman #7 (uncredited)
Andy Rolfes ... Police Officer #1 (uncredited)

Produced by 

Steve Nicolaides ... producer
John Singleton ... producer
Dwight Williams ... associate producer (as D. Alonzo Williams)

Music by 

Stanley Clarke

Cinematography by 

Peter Lyons Collister ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Bruce Cannon

Casting By 

Robi Reed

Production Design by 

Keith Brian Burns

Art Direction by 

Kirk M. Petruccelli

Set Decoration by 

Daniel Loren May ... (as Dan May)

Costume Design by 

Darryle Johnson

Makeup Department 

Susan A. Cabral ... makeup artist
Alvechia Ewing ... makeup artist
Pauletta O. Lewis ... hair stylist
Cat'Ania McCoy-Howze ... assistant makeup artist (1993)

Production Management 

Chantal Feghali ... post-production supervisor
Steve Nicolaides ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Simone Farber ... second assistant director
Evan Gilner ... dga trainee
Janice McClendon ... second second assistant director (as Janice Jackson)
Peter Ramsey ... second unit director (as Peter A. Ramsey)
Don Wilkerson ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Randy J. Gaetano ... assistant property master
Steven Curtis Husch ... set dresser
Luigi Mugavero ... set dresser
Jim Ondrejko ... construction coordinator (as James J. Ondrejko)
William H. Phen Jr. ... propmaker foreman
Darrell L. Wight ... set designer
Michael Wilson ... property master
John Ballowe ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Willy Allen ... sound editor (as Willie Allen)
Christopher S. Aud ... sound editor
George Baetz ... boom operator
Bobbi Banks ... supervising adr editor
Bob Beemer ... re-recording mixer (as Robert Beemer)
Bill W. Benton ... re-recording mixer (as William Benton)
Harry Cheney ... sound editor (as Harry M. Cheney)
Robert Eber ... sound mixer (as Robert D. Eber)
Greg Hedgepath ... supervising sound editor
Tom C. McCarthy ... adr mixer (as Tom McCarthy) / supervising sound editor (as Tom McCarthy)
Sergio Reyes ... re-recording mixer
Rodney Sharpp ... assistant sound editor
Steven Ticknor ... sound editor

Special Effects by 

Eric Rylander ... special effects

Stunts 

Richie Gaona ... utility stunts
Bob Minor ... stunt coordinator
Jimmy Ortega ... stunts
Eddie L. Watkins ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Anthony Gaudioz ... camera operator
Domenic Giorgio ... key grip
Michael Giorgio ... dolly grip
Bob Hall ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Brian LeGrady ... second assistant camera
Michael E. Little ... extra camera operator
Charlie McIntyre ... rigging gaffer
Ronald J. Pure Jr. ... electrician
Ellis Reed ... still photographer
Andrea Sachs ... gaffer
John 'Fest' Sandau ... assistant chief lighting technician (as John Sandau)
Cricket Sloat ... dimmer board operator
Bobby Thomas ... second grip (as Robert A. Thomas)
James R. Tynes ... chief lighting technician

Casting Department 

Andrea Reed ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

John Lemons ... wardrobe: men (as John K. Lemons)
Sharlene Williams ... wardrobe: women (as Shirlene Williams)

Editorial Department 

Margaret Guinee ... first assistant editor
Maria Lee Silver ... assistant film editor
David Orr ... color timer
Scot Deer ... telecine colorist (uncredited)

Location Management 

Kokayi Ampah ... location manager
Elisa Ann Conant ... key assistant location manager

Music Department 

Lise Richardson ... music editor (as Lisé Richardson)
Paul Stewart ... music consultant

Transportation Department 

Michael W. Broomer ... driver
James R. Brown ... transportation captain (as James Brown)
Tim Roslan ... transportation co-captain

Other crew 

Gregory Allain ... office production assistant (as Gregg Allain)
Judith Alonso ... assistant: Mr. Nicolaides (as Judy Alonzo)
Maya Angelou ... poetry
T. David Binns ... assistant: Mr. Singleton
Cassandra Butcher ... unit publicist
Joseph Doughrity ... assistant: Mr. Singleton
Linda Folsom ... production coordinator
Dawn Gilliam ... script supervisor
Cynthia R. Harris ... office production assistant
Alison Harstedt ... production accountant
Randall C. Heyward ... set production assistant
Rayniece Holmes ... set production assistant
Vicki Matlin ... caterer
Stanley Saffold ... craft service (as Stan Saffold)
Sherri G. Sneed ... production secretary
Yon-Allyn Styles ... set production assistant
Dion B. Vines ... set production assistant (as Dion Vines)
Maurice Williams ... set production assistant

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