Bird1988 | Movie

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A tribute to the life and genius of saxophonist Charlie Parker, BIRD is a collage of passages from Parker's remarkable life, from his childhood in Kansas City, through his tumultuous interracial relationship with Chan Richardson, to his tragic death at the… (more)

Released: 1988

Rating: R

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Cast

Forest Whitaker Charlie "Yardbird" Parker
Diane Venora Diane Venora Chan Richardson Parker
Keith David Buster Franklin
Damon Whitaker Young Bird
Sam Robards Moscowitz
Glenn T. Wright Alcoholic Patient
George Orrison George Orrison Patient with Checkers
Bill Cobbs Bill Cobbs Dr. Caulfield
Hamilton Camp Hamilton Camp Mayor of 52nd Street
Chris Bosley
George T. Bruce Doormen
Al Pugliese Al Pugliese Owner of Three Deuces
Karl Vincent Stratton
Lou Cutell Lou Cutell Bride's Father
Gretchen Oehler Southern Nurse
Tony Cox Tony Cox Pee Wee Marquette
Natalia Silverwood Red's Girl Friend
Duane Matthews Engineer
Slim Jim Phantom Grainger
Alec Paul Rubinstein Recording Producer
Steve Zettler Owner of Oasis Club
Ann Weldon Ann Weldon Violet Welles
Charley Lang Charley Lang DJ at the Paramount
Tim Russ Harris
Richard Jeni Chummy Morello
Don Starr Don Starr Doctor at Nica's
Richard Mawe Medical Examiner

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