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Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (TV Movie 2005) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Andy Wolk

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Andy Wolk ... (written by) &
Peter Wolk ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Jami Gertz ... Marilyn Gambrell
Ernie Hudson ... Perry Beasley
Eugene Clark ... Reginald Spivey
Sicily Johnson ... Lisa Jones (as Sicily Sewell)
Stacy Meadows Stacy Meadows ... Cody (as Stacy Meadows Jr.)
Trent Cameron Trent Cameron ... Jamal
Edwin Hodge ... Darnell
Zak Santiago ... Ed Rivera
Regine Nehy ... Valerie
Michasha Armstrong ... Frank, Jamal's Stepfather
James Baker James Baker ... Cop
Ron Carothers Ron Carothers ... Jamal's Father (as Ronald Carothers)
Kaya Coleman ... Little Kid
Jorge Vargas ... Miguel (as Jorgito Vargas Jr.)
Pamela Crawford Pamela Crawford ... Grandmother
Andrea D'Amours ... Waitress
Skerivet Daramola Skerivet Daramola ... Defense Attorney
Joyce Doolittle Joyce Doolittle ... Judge
Karen Glave ... Annette Huges
Stephen Hair Stephen Hair ... District Attorney
Adrian Holmes ... Lawrence - Lisa's Father
Karen Holness ... Alice Craig
Shaun Johnston ... Mr. Pettit
Joyce Kim Joyce Kim ... Chrissie
Terry King Terry King ... Prison Warden
Tim Koetting Tim Koetting ... Mr. Lazar
Jamie Lewis Jamie Lewis ... Sean
Terrance Morris Terrance Morris ... Prisoner #1 (as Terrence Morris)
Celine Nyange Celine Nyange ... Young Black Girl
Pamela Parker ... Jamal's Mother
Alejandro Rae ... Jose
Klodyne Rodney Klodyne Rodney ... Valerie's Mother
Pedro Saenz Pedro Saenz ... Pedro
Ron Selmour ... Ronald, Valerie's Stepfather
Tefari Thompson Tefari Thompson ... Street Guy
Lucia Walters ... Janelle - Lisa's Mother
Keith White Keith White ... Neighbor
Robert 'Moses' White Robert 'Moses' White ... Tattooed Prisoner
Gerrick Winston ... Prisoner #2
Marilyn Gambrell Marilyn Gambrell ... Ms. Carter - Assembly Teacher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael-Ann Connor Michael-Ann Connor ... Venus (as Michael Ann Connor)
Nicole Mauffrey Nicole Mauffrey ... Selina
Eduardo Noda Eduardo Noda ... Student (uncredited)
Ryan Perez Ryan Perez ... Student (uncredited)

Produced by 

Fernando Alessandri ... associate producer
Craig Baumgarten ... executive producer
Stanley M. Brooks ... executive producer
Michael Frislev ... producer
Damian Ganczewski ... producer
Chad Oakes ... producer
Ian R. Smith ... line producer

Music by 

Bruce Leitl

Cinematography by 

John Berrie

Film Editing by 

Drake Silliman

Casting By 

Jackie Lind
Robi Reed

Production Design by 

Gordon Wilding ... (as Gord Wilding)

Art Direction by 

Bill Ives

Set Decoration by 

Linda Williams

Costume Design by 

Carol Case

Makeup Department 

Chris Harrison-Glimsdale ... key hair stylist (as Christine Harrison)
Debbie Vandelaar ... key makeup artist
Tania El Zahr ... first assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Richard J. Anobile ... post-production supervisor
Ian R. Smith ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Philip Chipera ... first assistant director (as Phil Chipera)
Michele Williams ... second assistant director
Cory Faulkner ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Lorie Gibson ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Tim C Campbell ... paint coordinator
Barbara Chandler ... scenic painter
Russel Gray ... construction coordinator (as Russ Gray)
Crystal Husum ... scenic painter
Robert Rozycki ... art department trainee
Ken Wills ... property master
Trevor Smith ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Per Asplund ... production sound mixer
Richard Calistan ... adr editor
Marvyn Dennis ... assistant sound editor
Alfie DiPucchio ... adr recordist (as Alfie DiPucio)
Joe Mancuso ... dialogue editor
Cory Mandel ... re-recording mixer
Mike Markiw ... boom operator
Ian Rodness ... re-recording mixer
Dan Sexton ... sound effects editor
Calvin Wilson ... boom operator (as Cal Wilson)
Randy Wilson ... foley recordist
Calvin Wilson ... sound utility (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Derek Bonin ... visual effects

Stunts 

Tom Eirikson ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jarrett Craig ... camera operator: "b" camera
Roch Daigle ... key grip
Deborah Heslop ... camera trainee
Charles Koetke ... dolly crew
Chris Large ... still photographer
Dan Power ... still photographer
Christopher G. Sprague ... gaffer (as Chris Sprague)
Carey Toner ... a camera/steadicam operator
Chris Bang ... second assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Schane Godon ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Casey Harrison ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Shane Head ... generator operator (uncredited)
Keith Marion ... electrician (uncredited)
Curtis Otte ... electrician (uncredited)
Rob Turko ... best boy electric (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Jackie Lind ... casting: Canada
Alyson Lockwood ... extras casting
Jennifer Rudolph ... casting: New York
Earl Minfield ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Carolyn Devins ... extras costumer
Jeffrey Fayle ... costume set supervisor (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Rob Evans ... color timer: HDTV
Trevor Risbridger ... on-line editor: HDTV
Nick Smith ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Ben Owens ... location manager

Music Department 

Michael Alemania ... composer: additional songs
Michael Lloyd ... music supervisor
Chris The Glove Taylor ... song production
Jim Ervin ... music consultant (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Max Radford ... transportation coordinator
Doug Slupski ... driver: honeywagon

Other crew 

Cath-Anne Ambrose ... assistant: Andy Wolk
Jay Daniel Beechinor ... assistant to producers
Monika Hagele ... trainee production coordinator (uncredited)
Jill Heather ... production coordinator
Nimo Mathenge ... assistant to the producer
Nancy McDonald ... script supervisor
Samantha Nottingham ... assistant accountant/payroll (as Samantha Nottingham-Carew)
Trisha Leigh Short ... production assistant: locations (as Trisha Short)
Kathryn Spears ... production accountant
Tyrone Grant ... stand-in (uncredited)
Michael Leder ... production assistant (uncredited)
Sheena Ross ... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)

See also

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

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