The extraordinary life story of Ray Charles.

Ray (2004)


Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered couping gospel and country together.

Director: Taylor Hackford
Writer: James L. White

Release Date: 2004-10-29
Status: Released
Run time: 152 min / 2:32
Budget: $40,000,000
Revenue: $124,731,534
Production Companies : Bristol Bay Productions, Universal Pictures, Anvil Films, Baldwin Entertainment Group
Production Country: United States of America



Jamie Foxx
Ray Charles
Kerry Washington
Della Bea Robinson
Regina King
Margie Hendricks
Harry Lennix
Joe Adams
Clifton Powell
Jeff Brown
Bokeem Woodbine
Fathead Newman
Sharon Warren
Aretha Robinson
C.J. Sanders
Young Ray Robinson
Curtis Armstrong
Ahmet Ertegun
Richard Schiff
Jerry Wexler
Larenz Tate
Quincy Jones
Terrence Howard
Gossie McGee
David Krumholtz
Milt Shaw
Wendell Pierce
Wilbur Brassfield
Aunjanue Ellis
Mary Ann Fisher
Chris Thomas King
Lowell Fulson
Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Rick Gomez
Tom Dowd
Denise Dowse
Warwick Davis
Patrick Bauchau
Dr. Hacker
Robert Wisdom
Jack Lauderdale
Kurt Fuller
Sam Clark
Jedda Jones
Gary Grubbs
Billy Ray


Directing Taylor Hackford Director
Writing James L. White Screenplay
Production Barbara A. Hall Line Producer
Art Stephen Altman Production Design
Art Mary Frances Eglin Art Department Coordinator
Writing James L. White Story
Writing Taylor Hackford Story
Production Nancy Klopper Casting
Camera Pawel Edelman Director of Photography
Sound Craig Armstrong Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Sharen Davis Costume Design
Art Maria Nay Set Decoration
Art Scott Plauche Art Direction
Sound Curt Sobel Music Supervisor
Sound Per Hallberg Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Karen Baker Landers Supervising Sound Editor
Directing Pamela Alch Script Supervisor
Camera Nicola Goode Still Photographer
Production Stuart Benjamin Producer
Production Karen Elise Baldwin Producer
Production Howard Baldwin Producer
Production Taylor Hackford Producer
Production William J. Immerman Executive Producer
Production Jaime Rucker King Executive Producer
Production Nick Morton Co-Producer
Production Alise Benjamin Co-Producer
Production Ray Charles Robinson Jr. Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up JoAnn Stafford-Chaney Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Stacye P. Branche Makeup Department Head
Production Yvonne Yaconelli Production Supervisor
Crew Jeff Galpin Stunt Coordinator
Editing Paul Hirsch Editor
Costume & Make-Up Camille Friend Hairstylist
Art John Bucklin Supervising Art Director
Sound Kimaree Long Dialogue Editor
Sound Frederick H. Stahly Dialogue Editor
Art Anthony Maccario Property Master
Sound Anna MacKenzie ADR Editor
Sound Michelle Pazer ADR Editor
Sound Christopher Assells Sound Effects Editor
Sound Bruce Tanis Sound Effects Editor
Sound Dino Dimuro Sound Effects Editor
Sound Scott Sanders Sound Effects Editor
Sound Peter Staubli Sound Effects Editor
Sound Dan Hegeman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Christopher Moriana Foley Artist
Sound Catherine Harper Foley Artist
Sound James Moriana Foley Artist
Sound Jeffrey Wilhoit Foley Artist
Sound Steve Cantamessa Production Sound Mixer
Sound Bob Beemer Sound Mixer
Sound Greg Orloff Sound Mixer
Sound Scott Millan Sound Mixer
Sound Nerses Gezalyan Foley Mixer
Directing Raymond Prado Second Unit Director
Directing Jerry Grandey First Assistant Director
Sound Chris Jargo ADR Supervisor

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