Ray (2004/I)

Director : Taylor Hackford
Genre : Biography, Drama, Music
Cast : Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles, Kerry Washington as Della Bea Robinson, Regina King as Margie Hendricks, Clifton Powell as Jeff Brown, Harry Lennix as Joe Adams, Bokeem Woodbine as Fathead Newman, Aunjanue Ellis as Mary Ann Fisher, Sharon Warren as Aretha Robinson, C.J. Sanders as Young Ray Robinson, Curtis Armstrong as Ahmet Ertegun, Richard Schiff as Jerry Wexler, Larenz Tate as Quincy Jones, Terrence Howard as Gossie McGee (as Terrence Dashon Howard), David Krumholtz as Milt Shaw, Wendell Pierce as Wilbur Brassfield, Chris Thomas King as Lowell Fulson, Thomas Jefferson Byrd as Jimmy, Rick Gomez as Tom Dowd, Denise Dowse as Marlene, Warwick Davis as Oberon, Patrick Bauchau as Dr. Hacker, Robert Wisdom as Jack Lauderdale, Kurt Fuller as Sam Clark, Julian Bond as Himself, Kimberly J. Ardison as Ethel McRae (as Kimberly Ardison), Renee Wilson as Pat Lyle, Willie Metcalf as Mr. Pitt, Mike Pniewski as Bus Driver, Terrone Bell as Young George Robinson, Richard A. Smith as Til, Gary Grubbs as Billy Ray, Carol Sutton as Eula, Bill Breaux as Cop #1, Alex Van as Cop #2, Roland Bob Harris as Jesse Stone (as Roland `Bob` Harris), Tom Clark as Alan Freed, Afemo Omilami as Angry Husband, Elizabeth Omilami as Angry Wife (as Elisabeth Omilami), Vernel Bagneris as Dancin` Al (as Vernel Bagnaris), Fahnlohnee R. Harris as Trudy Daniels (as Fahnlohnee Harris), Michael Travis Stone as Robert, Eric O`Neal Jr. as Ray Charles Jr., 5-6 yrs., Tequan Richmond as Ray Charles Jr., 9-10 yrs., Matthew Benjamin as Musician in Billy Ray`s, John Swasey as Customs Agent #1, James Huston as Customs Agent #2, Marc Lynn as Downbeat Reporter, Kyle Scott Jackson as King Bee, J. Todd Smith as Student Reporter (as Todd J. Smith), Rutherford Cravens as White Promoter (as Rutherford `Rudy` Cravens), Darnell Williams as Fast Girl, Jedda Jones as Mercedes, Jeff Galpin as Cop #3 (as Jeffrey Galpin), Michael Arata as Cop #4, Estella Denson as Lady in Rain, Edward Anderson as Ray`s Band – 2nd Trumpet, Alonzo Bowens as Ray`s Band – Alto Saxophone, Clarence Johnson as Ray`s Band – Baritone Saxophone, Herman LeBeaux as Ray`s Band – Drums, Edwin Livingston as Ray`s Band – Bass, Johnny O`Neill as Art Tatum, Jamil Sharif as Ray`s Band – 1st Trumpet, Ray Charles as Himself, James J. Duhon as Protester, Ross Durocher as Bus Passenger, Tobi Gadison as Paul the Trumpet Player, Larry Gamell Jr. as Bouncer, Justin Groetsch as Fan, Gene Kevin Hames Jr. as Legislator, Trae Ireland as Neighbor, Cliford Johnson as Protestor, Summer LeAnn as Beach Dancer, Benee Leavy as Violinist for `Georgia On My Mind` scene with Jamie Foxx, Chris Love as Jazz musician, Murphy Martin as Fan, Darlene Moore as Airline Stewardess, Paula Jai Parker as Ruth Brown, Ben Pronsky as Southern Marine, Carlos Rivero as Custom Agent, Sonny Shroyer as Governor Jimmie Davis, Curt Sobel as Conductor, Tommy Sobel as Sam Clark`s Assistant, Travis Willingham as Northern Marine
Plot : The existence also profession of the legendary renowned music pianist, Ray Charles.
Run Time : 152 min | USA:178 min
Country : USA
Company : Anvil Films