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The Birth of a Nation (2016) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Nate Parker ... (directed by)

Writing Credits  

Nate Parker ... (screenplay by)
 
Nate Parker ... (story by) &
Jean McGianni Celestin ... (story by)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Nate Parker ... Nat Turner
Armie Hammer ... Samuel Turner
Penelope Ann Miller ... Elizabeth Turner
Jackie Earle Haley ... Raymond Cobb
Mark Boone Junior ... Reverend Walthall (as Mark Boone Jr.)
Colman Domingo ... Hark
Aunjanue Ellis ... Nancy
Dwight Henry ... Isaac Turner
Aja Naomi King ... Cherry
Esther Scott ... Bridget
Roger Guenveur Smith ... Isaiah
Gabrielle Union ... Esther
Tony Espinosa ... Young Nat Turner
Jayson Warner Smith ... Earl Fowler
Jason Stuart ... Joseph Randall
Chiké Okonkwo ... Will
Katie Garfield ... Catherine Turner
Kai Norris ... Jasper
Chris Greene ... Nelson
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ... Simon
Steve Coulter ... General Childs
Jeryl Prescott ... Janice
Justin Randell Brooke ... Guiles Reese
Dominic Bogart ... Hank Fowler
Justin M. Smith Justin M. Smith ... Jethro
Allen Phoenix ... Abner (as Allen Scott)
Aiden Flowers ... Young John Clarke
Dane Davenport ... John Clarke
Ryan Mulkay ... Jesse
Danny Vinson ... Benjamin Turner
Tom Proctor ... E.T. Brantley
Dan Cox Dan Cox ... Sheriff
Brad Schmidt ... Lieutenant Akers
William Mark McCullough ... White Man (as Mark Mccullough)
Chief Olaitan Chief Olaitan ... Ezekiel
Coletrane Williams ... Rebel Boy #1
Elijah C. Walker Elijah C. Walker ... Rebel Boy #2
Alkoya Brunson ... Young Hark
Hank Stone ... Slave Driver
Cullen Moss ... Man
Gabriela Novogratz Gabriela Novogratz ... Woman
Griffin Freeman ... Young Samuel Turner
Courtney Julien Courtney Julien ... Rebel Slave #1
Tim McAdams ... Rebel Slave #2
Todd Terry ... Rebel Slave #3
David Andrew Nash David Andrew Nash ... Rebel Slave #4
Jaye Tyroff ... Armed White #1
David Paul Lord David Paul Lord ... Armed White #2 (as David Lord)
Scott Loeser Scott Loeser ... Armed White #3
Greg Sproles ... Armed White #4
Andy Martin Andy Martin ... White Townsman
Kemuel Crossty Kemuel Crossty ... Rebel Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vincent Anthony Vincent Anthony ... Fowler Slave (uncredited)
Damon Bellmon Damon Bellmon ... Turner Hideaway (uncredited)
Gregory Black Gregory Black ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
Bradley Bowen ... Militia General (uncredited)
Glenn D. Bridges Glenn D. Bridges ... Armed Citizen (uncredited)
Anthony Bryant Anthony Bryant ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
Victoria Budkey ... Lynch Mob (uncredited)
Sheila Cochran ... General Child's Wife (uncredited)
Logan Coffey ... Son (uncredited)
Nicole Davis Nicole Davis ... Angel (uncredited)
Dehz Donahue ... Union Soldier (uncredited)
Morgen Dukes ... Kid (uncredited)
Shannon Edwards Shannon Edwards ... Farmer (uncredited)
Tiffany Milam Edwards ... General Childs' Daughter (uncredited)
Samuel Lee Fudge Samuel Lee Fudge ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
Jon M Hudson Jon M Hudson ... Angry Citizen (uncredited)
Kimberly Hester Huffstetler ... Lynch Mob (uncredited)
Richard Jones ... Plantation Owner (uncredited)
Shane Kelly ... Slave Owner (uncredited)
Deon Lewis Jr. Deon Lewis Jr. ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
John Archer Lundgren ... Irate Citizen (uncredited)
Alyssa AnnMarie Marquez ... Lily Randall (uncredited)
Eric McCrea Eric McCrea ... Militia Soldier (uncredited)
David Michael-Smith ... Armed Citizen (uncredited)
Bill Mitchell ... Townsmen (uncredited)
Melvin Kindall Myles Melvin Kindall Myles ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
Daniel Nickels ... Soldier (uncredited)
Christian I. Noble ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
Sherod Ogletree ... Rebel Slave (uncredited)
Dean Phillippi Sr. ... Court Official (uncredited)
Joshua Brian Pierce Joshua Brian Pierce ... Armed White (uncredited)
Thiree Pinnock ... Emaciated Slave #1 (uncredited)
Patrick Roper ... Slave Buyer (uncredited)
Addison Slater Addison Slater ... Young Catherine (uncredited)
Mark Smith ... Armed White (uncredited)
Dennis E. Williams ... Slave Owner (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jill Ahrens ... executive producer
Ryan Ahrens ... executive producer
Jason Michael Berman ... producer
Derrick Brooks ... executive producer
Jason Cloth ... executive producer
Michael Finley ... executive producer
Aaron L. Gilbert ... producer
Brenda Gilbert ... co-executive producer
David S. Goyer ... executive producer
Preston L. Holmes ... producer
Harrison Kreiss ... co-producer
Barb Lee ... executive producer
Carl H. Lindner ... executive producer (as Carl H. Lindner III)
Matt Lindner ... co-producer (as Matthew Lindner)
Lori Massini ... co-executive producer
Dan McClure ... associate producer
Mark Moran ... executive producer
Michael Novogratz ... executive producer
Jane Oster ... executive producer
Nate Parker ... producer
Tony Parker ... executive producer
Andrew Pollack ... executive producer (as Andy Pollack)
John Raymonds ... co-executive producer
Ben Renzo ... co-producer (as Benjamin Renzo)
Allan J. Stitt ... executive producer
Zak Tanjeloff ... co-producer
Armin Tehrany ... executive producer
Steven Thibault ... co-executive producer
Kevin Turen ... producer
Ike Waldhaus ... co-producer
Edward Zwick ... executive producer

Music by 

Henry Jackman ... (music by)

Cinematography by 

Elliot Davis ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Steven Rosenblum ... (edited by)

Casting By 

Andrea Craven
Craig Fincannon
Lisa Mae Fincannon
Mary Vernieu
Michelle Wade Byrd

Production Design by 

Geoffrey Kirkland

Set Decoration by 

James Edward Ferrell Jr.

Costume Design by 

Francine Jamison-Tanchuck

Makeup Department 

Andrea C. Brotherton ... hair department head (as Andrea Brotherton)
Robin Myriah Hatcher ... makeup effects supervisor (as Robin Hatcher)
Rolf John Keppler ... special makeup effects artist (as Rolf Keppler)
Talya Melvey ... key hair stylist
Douglas Noe ... makeup department head
Dionne Wynn ... key makeup artist
Randi Owens Arroyo ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Megan Collante ... makeup trainee (uncredited)
J.C. Davis ... third hair stylist (uncredited)
Monai Davis ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Devin Shayla Morales ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Hiroshi Yada ... special makeup effects crew: Tinsley studio (uncredited)

Production Management 

Caroline Connor ... production supervisor
David McKimmie ... post-production supervisor
Mark Moran ... unit production manager
Daniel Voltz ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Scott Bowers ... second second assistant director
Tomas Deckaj ... first assistant director / second unit director
Roxanne Paul ... additional second assistant director
Mark C. Stevens ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Mark Burette Austin ... construction foreman
Jarrod Banner ... on set greensman
Phillip Banner ... key greensman
Jill Beecher ... storyboard artist: scenic artist
Ian Bolster ... propmaker
Anthony Cam ... set dresser
Sonya Duvall ... art department coordinator
Faith Farrell ... scenic foreman
Norine Joy Francis ... set decoration buyer
Jennifer Gledhill ... propmaker
Mona Good ... scenic artist
Lillian Heyward ... scenic artist
Jeremiah Hornbaker ... assistant property master / prop master: second unit
Linda Hughes ... props assistant
R. Mark Hughes ... property master
Anne Hyvarinen ... key scenic
Kristine Kennedy ... scenic artist
Shea Larson ... on set dresser: second unit / set dresser
Steve Mckean ... scenic painter
Jason Wayne Morgan ... construction coordinator
Sarah Myers ... buyer
John Ryder ... set dresser
Matthew Vincett ... canon master
Shann Whynot-Young ... leadman
Jai Field ... graphic designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Danny Caccavo ... digital editorial support
Dustin Capulong ... assistant re-recording mixer
Derek Casari ... adr engineer
Brian Chumney ... adr editor
Aidan Dykes ... adr recordist
Erik Foreman ... dialogue editor
Tim Gomillion ... recordist: Twentieth Century Fox Studios
Craig Henighan ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Matt Hovland ... walla mixer
Whitney Ince ... sound mixer
Dusty Jermier ... engineering services
Adam Johnson ... epk sound mixer
Scott Johnson ... boom operator
Pietu Korhonen ... foley mixer
Heikki Kossi ... foley artist
Kyle D. Krajewski ... adr mixer
Skip Longfellow ... first assistant sound editor: Twentieth Century Fox Studios
Josh Lowden ... general manager: SKYWALKER SOUND EXECUTIVE STAFF
Zach Martin ... re-recording mixer
Paul Massey ... additional sound mixing: Twentieth Century Fox Studios
Christopher Danger Mendrala ... sound utility
Steve Morris ... head of engineering: Skywalker Sound Executive Staff
Jonathan Null ... head of production: Skywalker Sound Executive Staff (as Jon Null)
Carrie Perry ... scheduling
Eva Porter ... client services
Brandon Proctor ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound designer
Charleen Richards ... adr mixer: Twentieth Century Fox Studios (as Charleen Richards-Steeves)
Ronald G. Roumas ... audio/video transfer
Cathy Shirk ... Post-Production Sound Accountant
Mac Smith ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Seva Solntsev ... adr recordist
John Soukup ... sound transfer recordist
William Stein ... re-recording engineer: Twentieth Century Fox Studios (as Bill Stein)
Anne Tolkkinen ... foley editor
Jon Vogl ... adr mixer
Kari Vähäkuopus ... foley assistant
Craig Weintraub ... first assistant sound editor: Twentieth Century Fox Studios
Doug Winningham ... sound effects editor (as Dug Winningham)
Reed Lovell ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Edgar Meza ... engineering services (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Heath Hood ... special effects supervisor
Alexander Talley ... special effects technician
Raymond Talley ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by 

Casey Allen ... senior flame artist
Juan Flores ... finishing assist: Technicolor
Evan Ghigliotty ... cg supervisor: Baked FX
Zachary Goodson ... digital compositor
Jim Hillin ... digital compositor: Baked FX
N. Bantu Key ... colorist: marketing (as Ntana Key)
Sun Lee ... matte painter: Lola VFX
Didier Levy ... digital compositor: Baked FX
George Loucas ... visual effects supervisor
Clark Parkhurst ... flame artist
Greg Pilon ... compositor: Baked FX
John Polyson ... visual effects editor: Lola VFX
Kevin Razo ... Finishing Assist/Color Assist
Aaron Rovner ... compositor: Baked FX
Steven J. Scott ... supervising finishing artist
Chris Simmons ... visual effects compositor
Doug Spilatro ... visual effects artist
Joshua Spivack ... visual effects producer: Baked FX
Rodrigo Washington ... cg supervisor: Technicolor
Mare McIntosh ... visual effects producer: Lola VFX (uncredited)
Eroc Moralls ... visual effects artist (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jerry T. Adams ... stunt performer
Shellita Boxie ... stunt double: "nancy turner" Aunjanue Ellis
Donny Carrington ... stunts: stunt double
Damita Jane Howard ... stunt double: "Cherry" Aja Naomi King
Duke Jackson ... stunt double: Jayson Warner Smith
Precious Jenkins ... stunt double: Nate Parker
Scott Loeser ... stunt performer
Anderson Martin ... stunt performer
David Brian Martin ... Jackie Earle Haley: Stunt Double
Tim McAdams ... stunts: Rebel Slave # 3
Andy Rusk ... stunts
Todd Rogers Terry ... stunt performer
Jaye Tyroff ... stunts
Gerard G. Williams ... stunt coordinator (as Gus Williams)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Beau Bellanich ... grip
Benjamin Eades ... second assistant camera: second unit
Andrew Fisher ... additional camera operator
Jule Fontana ... second assistant camera
Brandon Habuda ... additional photography camera assistant
Brett Hall ... grip
Tyler Harrison ... first assistant camera
Rodney Hoffman ... grip
Wilbert Jay Johnson ... camera intern
Chris Koch ... a camera: dolly grip (as Christopher Koch)
Dan Lewis ... ACLT
Richard Mall ... key grip
Joseph Mason ... set lighting technician
Patrick Mason ... aerial director of photography
Jack McCollum ... set lighting technician
Mark Nguyen ... aerial cinematography
Mark Nguyen ... aerial cinematography
Jason Osterday ... video assist operator
John Paul Palmer ... grip
Nicholas Pasquariello ... digital imaging technician
Brian Powell ... company electric
Ian Anthony Reid ... director of photography: additional photography
Dan Riffel ... gaffer
Ernest Rydberg ... remote head tech
Steve Sherrick ... digital imaging technician: dailies colorist
Jeff Sterner ... set lighting
Chris Strauser ... "b" camera first assistant camera
Tony Summerlin ... first assistant camera
Omar A. Torres ... crane technician
Eric Townsend ... grip
Dylan Trivette ... epk camera operator
Korstiaan Vandiver ... bts producer
Bob Williams ... dolly grip
Dwight Wilson II ... bts director
John Rex Woodward ... first assistant camera
Jason Young ... grip: first unit

Casting Department 

Andrea Craven ... extras casting director / extras casting: casting children and extras
Lavonna Cupid ... casting assistant
Lisa Mae Fincannon ... Casting Director: Location Casting
Matt Jones ... extras casting assistant
Greg Lockett ... extras casting
Bill Marinella ... extras casting
Dana Salerno ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Layne Brightwell ... costumer
Lauren Britt ... set costumer
Whitney Delaney ... costumer
Jessica Fasman ... costume supervisor
Erica Frank ... ager/dyer / set costumer
Judith More ... costumer
Wendy Moynihan ... set costumer
Luis G. Reyes ... stitcher
Kara Talley ... seamstress
Earl Tanchuck ... key costumer
Eric Whitaker ... costume assistant
Lois DeArmond ... costume illustrator (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Scott Bradbury ... digital intermediate editor
Bob Brian ... digital intermediate producer
Richard Garibaldi ... digital intermediate colorist
Nicholas Hasson ... additional digital colorist
Joe Hutshing ... additional editor
N. Bantu Key ... colorist: marketing (as Ntana Key)
Brandie Konopasek ... digital intermediate producer
Pablo Prietto ... first assistant editor
Sam Restivo ... assistant editor
Tobias Rogers ... digital intermediate editor
Justin Sale ... digital intermediate assistant editor

Location Management 

Laura Bryant ... location manager
Lee Futch ... assistant location manager
Andrew Lainhart ... location assistant

Music Department 

Andrae Alexander ... soundtrack: musician - piano/keyboards
Michael K. Bauer ... music editor
Dan Carlisle ... additional music engineer
Victor Chaga ... Technical Score Engineer
John W. Chapman ... assistant mix engineer
Jack Dolman ... music editor
Maverick Dugger ... score technical engineer
Steve Erdody ... soloist: cello
Chris Fogel ... music scoring mixer
Kevin Globerman ... digital score recordist
Matthew K. Justmann ... music production services
Andrea Meli ... soundtrack: composer
Daniel Pinder ... music editor
Peter Rotter ... orchestra contractor
Kamille Rudisill ... featured vocalist
Anthony B. Willis ... composer: additional music (as Anthony Willis)
Jesse Corparal Wilson ... soundtrack: music producer
Jesica Yap ... personal assistant to composer
Danielle Diego ... music executive (uncredited)
Alex Lam ... score technical engineer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Terry Collis ... transportation coordinator
Steve Edwards ... driver
Brian Gregory ... transportation
Jake Smith ... transportation captain
Leroy Williamson ... driver

Other crew 

Chrissie S. Vides Alvarado ... assistant: Mr. Gilbert (as Chrissie Vides)
Renetta G. Amador ... script supervisor
Samantha Mae Avery ... assistant: Mr. Parker (as Samantha Avery)
Braden Barty ... behind the scenes producer
Jackie Bazan ... education consultant
Steve Berman ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Jared Bloch ... production counsel
Maï Boiron ... French translator
Mia Brassell ... production assistant
Christopher T. Brown ... production assistant
Fran Cox ... accounting clerk
Anna J. DeMildt ... additional set production assistant
Pamela Garrett ... 1st Assistant accountant
Alexander Glua ... business affairs associate
Joel Goldes ... dialect coach
Jonathan Gray ... Production Counsel
Mike Groner ... insurance broker
Elizabeth Guiberteau ... key craft service
Harrison Gunnarshaug ... production secretary
Brandon Habuda ... aerial photography pilot
Will Hammargren ... film commissioner
Genevieve Hawkins ... production assistant
Anna Eitmann Holley ... assistant craft service
Jeanine Hubbard ... Accounting Clerk
Dv Lane ... production assistant
Mattison Lewis ... production assistant: additional
Hayley Luhrs ... production assistant
Elias Mael ... digital cinema package
Cynthia H. Margulis ... production accountant
Lori Massini ... vp: business affairs
Maureen McManus ... production assistant (2015)
Matt Merksamer ... production assistant
Laura Minto ... production assistant
Molly Moran ... production coordinator
Holland Ninow ... post production accounting clerk
Carissa O'Hara ... Payroll Accountant
Joseph Parton ... development coordinator: Bron Studios
Joshua Brian Pierce ... assistant production coordinator
Kirsten Pierce ... assistant production coordinator (as Kirsten Gunnarshaug)
Patrick Raymond ... coordinator: Mr. Berman
Courtnee Rizzo ... production assistant
Thomas Roberts ... set medic
Melanie Routhier ... accounting clerk
Gary E Schreiber ... tax accountant
Warren F. Scribner II ... construction medic & set medic
Christian Simonds ... production counsel
Jill Somers ... set production assistant
Kevin R. Stephens ... medic: second unit and art department
Karen Tony ... post production accountant
Katia Washington ... assistant: Mr. Parker
George Tyrell Watson ... production assistant
Dwight Wilson II ... Cinematographer: Behind The Scenes
Misty Wilson ... production assistant

Thanks 

Lauren Bello ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Lawrence Bender ... the director wishes to thank
Andrew Finkelstein ... special thanks
Mel Gibson ... the director wishes to thank
Spike Lee ... the director wishes to thank
Amy Letcher ... special thanks
Christopher Lockhart ... special thanks
George Lucas ... the director wishes to thank
Kay Madsen ... special thanks
James Mangold ... the director wishes to thank
Hernany Perla ... special thanks
Justin Rhodes ... special thanks
Steven Soderbergh ... the director wishes to thank
Robin Swicord ... the director wishes to thank

See also

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

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