Muhammad Ali: The Greatest (TV Movie 2016) Poster

(2016 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Josephine McCusker

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Eddie Butler ... (written by) (as Edward Butler)

Cast (in credits order)  

Eddie Butler Eddie Butler ... Narrator (as Edward Butler)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jamillah Ali ... Herself - Muhammad's Daughter (archive footage)
Lonnie Ali Lonnie Ali ... Herself - Muhammad's Wife (archive footage)
Maryum Ali ... Herself - Muhammad's Daughter (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Himself - 1942-2016 (archive footage)
Rahman Ali ... Himself - Muhammad's Brother (archive footage)
Rasheda Ali ... Herself - Muhammad's Daughter (archive footage)
David Beckham ... Himself (archive footage) (as David Beckham OBE)
Howard L. Bingham ... Himself - Friend & Photographer (archive footage) (as Howard Bingham)
Ringo Bonavena Ringo Bonavena ... Himself (archive footage)
Belinda Boyd Belinda Boyd ... Herself (archive footage)
Drew Bundini Brown Drew Bundini Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Frank Bruno ... Himself - Former World Heavyweight Champion (archive footage)
Harry Carpenter Harry Carpenter ... Himself (archive footage)
George Chuvalo ... Himself (archive footage)
Odessa Clay Odessa Clay ... Herself - Muhammad's Mother (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Himself - Former President of the USA (archive footage)
Sam Cooke ... Himself (archive footage)
Henry Cooper ... Himself - Former British Heavyweight Champion (archive footage) (as The Late Sir Henry Cooper)
Rudy Davidson Rudy Davidson ... Himself - Childhood Friend (archive footage)
Angelo Dundee ... Himself - Muhammad Ali's Trainer (archive footage) (as The Late Angelo Dundee)
Alex Ferguson ... Himself (archive footage) (as Sir Alex Ferguson)
George Foreman ... Himself - Former World Heavyweight Champion (archive footage)
Joe Frazier ... Himself - Former World Heavyweight Champion (archive footage) (as The Late Joe Frazier)
David Frost ... Himself - Broadcaster (archive footage) (as The Late Sir David Frost)
Eddie Futch Eddie Futch ... Himself (archive footage)
Thomas Hauser Thomas Hauser ... Himself - Author & Ali Biographer (archive footage)
David Haye ... Himself - Former World Heavyweight Champion (archive footage)
Larry Holmes ... Himself - Former World Heavyweight Champion (archive footage)
Jerry Izenberg Jerry Izenberg ... Himself - Journalist (archive footage)
Jesse Jackson ... Himself - Civil Rights Activist (archive footage) (as Rev. Jesse Jackson)
James Earl Jones ... Himself - Actor & Friend (archive footage)
Ken Jones Ken Jones ... Himself - Journalist (archive footage)
Amir Khan ... Himself - Former World Light Welterweight Champion (archive footage)
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage)
Burt Lancaster ... Himself (archive footage)
Lennox Lewis ... Himself - Former World Heavyweight Champion (archive footage)
Sonny Liston ... Himself (archive footage)
Desmond Lynam ... Himself - Broadcaster (archive footage) (as Des Lynam OBE)
Madonna ... Herself (archive footage)
Malcolm X ... Himself (archive footage)
Ferdinand Marcos ... Himself (archive footage)
Imelda Marcos ... Herself (archive footage)
Joe Martin Joe Martin ... Himself - Muhammad's First Trainer (archive footage)
Hugh McIlvanney Hugh McIlvanney ... Himself - Author & Journalist (archive footage)
Jabir Herbert Muhammad Jabir Herbert Muhammad ... Himself - Muhammad's Manager and Spiritual Adviser (archive footage) (as The Late Jabir Herbert Muhammad)
Ken Norton ... Himself (archive footage)
Ferdie Pacheco Ferdie Pacheco ... Himself - Muhammad Ali's Doctor (archive footage) (as Dr. Ferdie Pacheco)
Michael Parkinson ... Himself - Broadcaster (archive footage) (as Sir Michael Parkinson)
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski Zbigniew Pietrzykowski ... Himself (archive footage)
Verónica Porche Ali Verónica Porche Ali ... Herself (archive footage)
Jeff Powell Jeff Powell ... Himself - Journalist (archive footage)
Jerry Quarry Jerry Quarry ... Himself (archive footage)
Sonji Roi Sonji Roi ... Herself (archive footage)
Frank Sinatra ... Himself (archive footage)
Leon Spinks ... Himself (archive footage)
Bert Randolph Sugar Bert Randolph Sugar ... Himself - Boxing Writer & Commentator (archive footage) (as The Late Bert Sugar)
Ernie Terrell ... Himself (archive footage)
Lloyd Wells Lloyd Wells ... Himself - Muhammad's Adviser (archive footage) (as The Late Lloyd C.A. Wells)
Cleveland Williams Cleveland Williams ... Himself (archive footage)

Produced by 

Carl Doran ... executive producer
Josephine McCusker ... producer

Film Editing by 

Lee Eynon

Sound Department 

Richard Lee ... dubbing mixer
Daniel Piggott ... dubbing mixer (as Dan Piggott)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Simon Livingstone ... camera

Editorial Department 

Jamie Dickinson ... colourist

Other crew 

Tom Butt ... researcher
Nigel Crow ... rights team
Robert Foster ... rights team
Louise Rudge ... production coordinator
Andy Stevenson ... researcher
Marc Vesty ... researcher


Peter Alden ... thanks to
Howard L. Bingham ... thanks to (as Howard Bingham)
Jeanie Kahnke ... thanks to
Stephen Lyle ... thanks to
Ronald McIntosh ... thanks to

See also

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