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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie 1999) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Martha Coolidge

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Earl Mills ... (book)
 
Shonda Rhimes ... (teleplay) and
Scott Abbott ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Halle Berry ... Dorothy Dandridge
Brent Spiner ... Earl Mills
Klaus Maria Brandauer ... Otto Preminger
Obba Babatundé ... Harold Nicholas (as Obba Babatunde)
Loretta Devine ... Ruby Dandridge
Cynda Williams ... Vivian Dandridge
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Auntie (as LaTanya Richardson)
Tamara Taylor ... Geri Nicholas
William Atherton ... Darryl Zanuck
D.B. Sweeney ... Jack Denison
Don Gettinger Don Gettinger ... Hotel Clerk
Nicholas Hormann ... Oscar Emcee
Sharon Brown ... Etta Jones
Darrian C. Ford Darrian C. Ford ... Fayard Nicholas
M.J. Sawyer M.J. Sawyer ... B&W Movie Actress
Joanne Baron ... Doctor
Alexis Carrington Alexis Carrington ... Lynn at Age 4
Margaret Easley ... Ring-a-ding Girl
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ... Phil Moore
Kerri Randles ... Marilyn Monroe
Jon Mack ... Ava Gardner
Ken Michelman Ken Michelman ... Byron Haskin ('Tarzan's Peril' director)
Chaz Monet Chaz Monet ... Lynn at age 8
Tom Virtue ... Miami Comic
Larry Poindexter ... Joey Young
Irene Roseen ... Otto's Secretary
Mark Bramhall ... Edward Ilou ("Carmen Jones" Assistant Director)
André Carthen André Carthen ... Harry Belafonte (as Andre Carthen)
Andrew Hibbard Andrew Hibbard ... Clapper Boy
Guy Torry ... First Actor
Robin Michelle McClamb Robin Michelle McClamb ... First Actress (as Robin Vaughn)
Dwain A. Perry ... Private (as Dwain Perry)
Billy Mayo ... Sergeant
Renton Kirk Renton Kirk ... Second Actor
Sarah Scott Davis ... Second Actress
Raphael Sbarge ... Vegas Hotel Manager
Robert Phelps Robert Phelps ... Studio Publicist
Darrel W. Wright Darrel W. Wright ... Mocambo Dancer (as Darrel Wright)
Anthony Demarco Anthony Demarco ... Mocambo Dancer
Stephen Smith Stephen Smith ... Mocambo Dancer
Benjamin Brown ... Sidney Poitier
Brian Hatton Brian Hatton ... Oliver Smith ("Porgy and Bess Assistant Director)
James Krag James Krag ... Reporter
Lee Allan ... Reporter
Clement von Franckenstein ... Judge (as Clement Franckenstein)
Aiysha Sinclair Aiysha Sinclair ... Lynn at 18
Brad Blumenthal ... Mocambo Emcee (as Brad Parker)
F. William Parker ... Coroner
Jon Lindstrom ... Assistant Coroner
Mik Scriba ... Detective
Michael Laskin ... Radio Announcer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Tanelli Oliver ... Lightweight Boxer
MarLee Candell ... Fan at Academy Awards (uncredited)
Peter Darren Peter Darren ... Soldier (uncredited)
David Mitchell Evans David Mitchell Evans ... Photographer (uncredited)
Gilley Grey ... Mounted Policeman (uncredited)
Dave Mallow ... Master of Ceremonies (voice) (uncredited)
Tyrone Wade Tyrone Wade ... Lex Barker (Tarzan) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Larry Y. Albucher ... producer
Halle Berry ... executive producer
Vincent Cirrincione ... executive producer (as Vince Cirrincione)
Moctesuma Esparza ... executive producer
Robert Katz ... executive producer
Joshua D. Maurer ... executive producer

Music by 

Elmer Bernstein

Cinematography by 

Robbie Greenberg

Film Editing by 

Alan Heim

Casting By 

Aleta Chappelle

Production Design by 

James H. Spencer ... (as James Spencer)

Art Direction by 

A. Leslie Thomas

Set Decoration by 

Robert Greenfield

Costume Design by 

Shelley Komarov

Makeup Department 

Kim Adrissi ... makeup artist
Kali Balugo ... additional makeup artist
Jennifer Bell ... hair stylist
Carol Brown ... additional makeup artist (as Carol M. Brown)
Lisa Buono ... makeup artist
Hazel Catmull ... hair stylist: Ms. Berry
Kokeeta Douglas ... additional makeup artist
John M. Elliott Jr. ... makeup artist: Halle Berry
Sheila Evers ... assistant makeup artist
Kathrine Gordon ... hair department head
Virginia Kearns ... hair stylist
Marlene Mason ... additional makeup artist
Katherine Rees ... hair stylist
Edna Sheen ... key makeup artist (as Edna M. Sheen)
Richard Snell ... makeup artist: Mr. Brandauer
Laini Thompson ... makeup department head
Elizabeth Rabe ... additional hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Larry Y. Albucher ... unit production manager
Mark S. Hoerr ... post-production supervisor
Robert Rothbard ... production manager
Nita Wilson ... production supervisor
Sally Young ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Chemen Ochoa ... second second assistant director (as Chemen A. Ochoa)
Kaaren F. Ochoa ... first assistant director
Eric Oliver ... second second assistant director
Phil Robinson ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Aaron M. Albucher ... art department assistant (as Aaron Albucher)
Gregory D. Allison ... propmaker
Shane Buckallew ... lead plaster foreman
William S. Cash ... propmaker
Gloria Ciraolo ... painter
Shawn Crossan ... propmaker
Brian A. Deitch ... set dresser
Andrew Endsley ... second assistant props (as Andrew M. Endsley)
Rod Gregory ... set dresser
Randy Ingraham ... carpenter (as Randy E. Ingraham)
Greg Kovach ... propmaker
Paul Litteken ... propmaker (as Paul A. Litteken)
Charles 'Chuck' Lungren ... paint foreman (as Charles Lungren)
Abraham Malina Jr. ... labor foreman
David Moll ... property master
Mike Nauta ... propmaker
Guy Owens ... set dresser
Mark A. Powell ... construction coordinator
Kristen Pratt ... set designer
Pat Ruddell ... propmaker
Darlene Salinas ... art department coordinator
John M. Schenk ... first assistant props (as John Michael Schenk)
Edward Schiff ... construction foreman
Matt Shepherd ... set dresser
Shana Sigmond ... buyer
Tim Snowber ... lead man
Cheryl Gould Strang ... set dresser (as Cheryl Gould)
Edward Tamayo ... set dresser
Paulo Alegria ... graphic designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Michael Babcock ... sound effects editor (as Mike Babcock)
David Beadle ... dialogue editor
Michael Broomberg ... foley artist (as Mike Broomberg)
Cary Butler ... foley mixer
Pete Elia ... re-recording mixer
Stephen Fitzmaurice ... sound recordist
Larry Goeb ... dialogue editor
David Hankins ... supervising sound editor
Sonya Henry ... dialogue editor
Shawn Kennelly ... foley mixer
Doug Kent ... adr editor
Helen Luttrell ... dialogue editor
David MacMillan ... sound mixer
Harrison D. Marsh ... boom operator (as Harrison 'Duke' Marsh)
Stacey Michaels ... adr mixer
Dale W. Perry ... foley artist
Jeff Sawyer ... sound effects editor
Frank Smathers ... sound effects editor
Larry Stensvold ... re-recording mixer
Bruce Tanis ... sound effects editor
Scott Reed ... head sound manager (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Chris Nelson ... special effects
Ron Trost ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by 

Timothy Clark ... matte painter (as Tim Clark)

Stunts 

LaFaye Baker ... stunt coordinator (as La Faye Baker)
Mike Gunther ... stunts
Claudette James ... Halle Berry: stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department 

Sidney Ray Baldwin ... still photographer (as Sidney R. Baldwin)
Shawn Blakeman ... electrician
Danny Brazen ... grip
Henry Christian III ... rigging lighting technician
Billy Clevenger ... camera operator
Loren Corl ... key grip
Andreas Crawford ... dolly grip
Dhamarata Dhiensuwana ... rigging key grip
Louie Escobar ... crane operator
Sammy Escobar ... grip (as Sam Escobar)
Mark Freeman ... electrician (as Mark P. Freeman)
Steven Frohardt ... best boy rigging grip (as Steve Frohardt)
Michael Grady ... rigging grip
Bill Greenberg ... electrician
Loren Hillebrand ... grip
Simon Jarvis ... second second assistant camera
Jamie Lagerhausen ... grip
Karl Linde ... first assistant camera
Kal Manning ... lighting technician
Ryan Manning ... electrician (as Ryan P. Manning)
Jerry L. Marshall ... grip
Art Martin ... Steadicam assistant (as Arthur J. Martin)
Scott McGeo ... best boy grip
Matthew Moriarty ... second assistant camera
Randy Nolen ... steadicam operator
Pat O'Mara ... grip (as Patrick O'Mara)
Don Telles ... rigging grip
Vich Thiensuwana ... rigging grip
Darryl A. Tooley ... still photographer assistant
Scott Young ... best boy electric

Casting Department 

Terri Douglas ... adr voice casting
Renton Kirk ... casting assistant
Lesa Lotito ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Lucinda Campbell ... costume supervisor
Arlene Encell ... assistant to costume designer
Marilyn Madsen ... costume manufacturing foreperson
Lisa D. Quercioli ... costumer (as Lisa Quercioli)
Robin Roberts ... costumer (as Robin A. Roberts)
Margaret Rogers ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Anthony Gore ... post-production coordinator
Matvey Shatz ... color timer
Tony Solomons ... first assistant editor
Scott Fox ... colorist: dailies (uncredited)

Location Management 

Renee M. Clare ... assistant location manager
Jeff Lovely ... location coordinator
Ira S. Rosenstein ... location manager
Jim Selzer ... assistant location manager

Music Department 

Emilie A. Bernstein ... orchestrator
Kathy Durning ... music editor
Daniel J. Johnson ... co-music editor
Nathan Kaproff ... orchestra manager
Chris McGeary ... music editor
Robin Urdang ... music supervisor
Dan Wallin ... score mixer

Transportation Department 

George Bolton ... transportation captain
Dawn E. Edwards ... driver
'Wild Bill' Laczko ... transportation
Zelda Mattox ... transportation captain
Mario Simon ... transportation coordinator
Matthew Talamantes ... driver

Other crew 

Vinlyn Beckles ... assistant: Ms. Berry
Kim Blank ... choreographer
Scott Cohn ... key production accountant
Rita Lisa Danao ... production assistant
David Eck ... assistant production coordinator
Louis Farah ... supervising set paramedic
Errol Guidry II ... production assistant
David Guilbeau ... craft service (as Cajun Guilbeau)
Victoria Land ... production assistant
Pam Leonte ... script supervisor
Lishune Mahone ... production secretary
Mark McDermitt ... production assistant
Wanja McIntyre ... assistant choreographer
Eric Miller ... assistant: Ms. Coolidge
D. Taylor Murphy ... production assistant
Jeanmarie Murphy-Burke ... publicity director
Marie Nashold ... medic
Fayard Nicholas ... consultant: tapping
Michael Perronne ... production assistant
Deborah Ricketts ... archive researcher
Ava Rivera ... stand-in: Ms. Berry
Xavier C. Salinas ... production coordinator
Jim Schiro ... accounting clerk
Alan Stepp ... production assistant
Susan A. Sullivan ... assistant production coordinator
Kenny Vasquez ... production assistant
Christy Willits ... assistant accountant
Mark Zecca ... assistant: Klaus Brandauer

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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