Cast

Angela Bassett Betty Shabazz
Al Freeman Elijah Muhammad
Delroy Lindo West Indian Archie
Spike Lee Shorty
O.L. Duke Pete
Larry McCoy Sammy
James E. Gaines Cholly
Wendell Pierce Ben Thomas
Michael Guess William X
Giancarlo Esposito Thomas Hayer
Graham Brown Dr. Payson
Gerica Cox Eva Marie
Kristan Rai Segure Saudi
Lauren Padick Lisha
Danielle Fletcher Attalah
Curt Williams Mr. Cooper
John Reidy Simmons
Frances Foster Woman Outside Audubon Ballroom
Gary L. Catus Doctor
Oran "Juice" Jones Hustler
Ricky Gordon Lionel Hampton
George Lee Miles Preacher
Raye Dowell Sister Evelyn Williams
Veronica Webb Sister Lucille Rosary
Abdul Salaam El Razaac Fox
George Guidall Mr. Holway
James L. Swain Conductor
Lawrence James Tully
Steve White Brother Johnson
K. Smith Roderick
Christopher Rubin Sophia's Husband
Matthew Harris Malcolm--Age 5
Zakee Howze Young Malcolm
Cytia Fontenette Hilda--Age 3
Marlaine Bass Hilda--Age 8
Benjamin Atwell Philbert--Age 1
Peter Dunn Philbert--Age 6
Dion Smack Reginald--Age 2
Darnell Smith Elijah Muhammad's Grandson
TaiNesha Scott Elijah Muhammad's Granddaughter
Chelsea Counts Yvonne--Age 6 Months
Chela Counts Yvonne--Age 6 Months
Natalie Clanton Yvonne--Age 1
Jessica Givens Attalah
LaToyah Bigelow Quibillah--Age 3
Martaleah Jackson Ilyasah--Age 2 and 3
Tamaraleah Jackson Ilyasah--Age 2 and 3
Jasmine Smith Ilyasah--Age 2 and 3
Valentino Smith Wilfred--Age 4
David Thomas Wilfred--Age 8
Simon Do-Ley Son of Elijah Muhammad and Secretary Evelyn Willia
Bill Goldberg The "John"
Jonathan Peck Phone Voice
Leonard Parker Jason
Lennis Washington Mrs. Johnson
Dyan Humes Maid at Open Air Market
Lizabeth MacKay White Woman in Market
Terry Sumter CIA Agent
Jasper McGruder Hotel Clerk
Wyatt T. Walker Hospital Spokesperson
Wendy E. Taylor Numbers Woman
Ed Herlihy Joe Louis Announcer
Ralph Cooper Radio Announcer
Christian J. Dacosta Passerby
Karen T. Duffy Sophia's Friend
Walter Jones Barber's Customer
Marc Phillips Photographer
Showman Uneke Hustler at Grand Central Station
Theara Ward Movie Goer
Larry Cherry Prison Barber
Clebert Ford Barber
Grafton Trew Barber
Rogers Simon Barber
Vincent Moscaritola Prison Guard
Larry Attile Guard Baines
John Griesemer Guard Wilkins
Fracaswell Hyman Bartender
Rion Johnson Shoeshine Boy
Charles Weldon Follower at Temple Number 7
Mike Hodge Follower at Temple Number 7
Ira Little Follower at Temple Number 7
Ilyasah Shabazz Follower at Temple Number 7
Bahni Turpin Follower at Temple Number 7
Aaron Blackshear Student in Harlem Classroom
Nilyne Fields Student in Harlem Classroom
Rudi Bascomb Student in Harlem Classroom
Muhammad Parks Student in Harlem Classroom
Chinere Parry Student in Harlem Classroom
Ian Quiles Student in Harlem Classroom
Sharmeek Martinez Student in Harlem Classroom
Shellye D. Broughton Customer
Nicholas Barnwell Customer
Sam Dixon Customer
Rome Neal Prisoner
Earl Whitted Prisoner
Addison Cook Prisoner
Byron Utley Prisoner
George Rafferty Prisoner
Maxwell Sinovoi Prisoner
Eric Swirsly Prisoner
Colleen Cowan TV Reporter
Reade Kelly TV Reporter
Christopher Skutch TV Reporter
William Swinton TV Reporter
Marcus Naylor TV Reporter
Stephen Hanan JFK Reporter
Richard Schiff JFK Reporter
David Berman JFK Reporter
Michael Imperioli Reporter at Fire Bombing
Steve Stapenhorst Reporter at Fire Bombing
Lex Monson Pullman Porter
Judd Jones Pullman Porter
C.E. Smith Fountain Waiter
Erika Smith-Brown Waitress
Delilah Picart Crowd Member
Amelia "Mimi" Walker Hooker
Neisha Folkes-Le'Melle Hooker
Felicia Wilson Hooker
Kiki Della Vecchia Teenage Whore
Martin Donovan FBI Agent
Jay Charbonneau Cop at Audobon
Joe Pentangelo Mounted Police
Mike Farley Mounted Police
Nick Muglia Mounted Police
David Reilly Mounted Police
Nicholas Turturro Boston Cop
James Murtaugh Cop at Harlem Station
William Fichtner Cop at Harlem Station
Tim Kelleher Cop at Harlem Station
Steve Aronson Black Legion Leader
Bill Anagnos Black Legion Member
Don Hewitt Black Legion Member
Jery Hewitt Black Legion Member
Joe Fitos KKK Member
Manny Siverio KKK Member
Jack McLaughlin KKK Member
Shaun O'Neil KKK Member
Andy Duppin KKK Member
Elmer Licciardello KKK Member
Matt Dillon DJ at the Harlem "Y" Dance
Renton Kirk DJ at the Harlem "Y" Dance
Andre Blair Fruit of Islam
Abdul Kakeem Hijrah Fruit of Islam
Eric Payne Malcolm's FOI
Ali Abdul Wahbah Malcolm's FOI
Terry Hodges Malcolm's FOI
Kevan Gibbs Malcolm's FOI
Dana Hubbard Malcolm's FOI
David Reivers Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Robert Jason Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Kevin Rock Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Mansoor Najeeullah Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Dion Graham Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Zaahir Muhammad Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Gregory Bargeman Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Lee Summers Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Rich Gordon Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Larry Rushing Elijah Muhamad's FOI
Monty Ross MC--Roseland
Eddie Davis Trumpet Player
Reggie Pittman Trumpet Player
Patrick Rickman Trumpet Player
Gerald Brazel Trumpet Player
Clark Gaton Trombone Player
Douglas Purviance Trombone Player
Mark Gross Alto Saxophone Player
Cleave Guyton Alto Saxophone Player
Javon Jackson Tenor Saxophone Player
Lance Bryant Tenor Saxophone Player
Danielle LeMelle Baritone Saxophone Player
David Fludd Piano Player
Marcus Lauper Bass Player
Dwayne "Cook" Broadnax Drummer
Preston Vismale Music Assistant
Miki Howard Billie Holiday
Bruce David Barth Piano Player
Rodney Whitaker Bass Player
William E. Kilson Drummer
Sonny Allen Roseland Dancer
Vanessa Benton Roseland Dancer
Cheryl Burr Roseland Dancer
Leslie Dockery Roseland Dancer
Cisco Drayton Roseland Dancer
Byron Easley Roseland Dancer