Driving Miss Daisy

The funny, touching and totally irresistible story of a working relationship that became a 25-year friendship.

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)


The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur, Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those types of relationships where shunned.

Director: Bruce Beresford
Writer: Alfred Uhry

Release Date: 1989-12-13
Status: Released
Run time: 99 min / 1:39
Budget: $7,500,000
Revenue: $145,793,296
Production Companies : The Zanuck Company, Majestic Films International, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Morgan Freeman
Hoke Colburn
Jessica Tandy
Daisy Werthan
Dan Aykroyd
Boolie Werthan
Patti LuPone
Florine Werthan
Esther Rolle
Joann Havrilla
Miss McClatchey
William Hall Jr.
Alvin M. Sugarman
Dr. Weil
Clarice F. Geigerman
Muriel Moore
Sylvia Kaler
Carolyn Gold
Neighbor Lady
Crystal R. Fox
Katie Bell
Bob Hannah
Red Mitchell
Ray McKinnon
Trooper #1
Ashley Josey
Trooper #2
Jack Rousso
Fred Faser
Insurance Agent
Indra A. Thomas
Trilby Beresford
Child (uncredited)
Dean DuBois
Commerce Club Member (uncredited)
Jay Freer
Extra at MLK Speech (uncredited)
Jen Harper
Biltmore Hotel Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Martin Luther King
Himself (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)
D. Taylor Loeb
Girl at Temple (uncredited)


Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Art Victor Kempster Art Direction
Art Crispian Sallis Set Decoration
Production Richard D. Zanuck Producer
Editing Mark Warner Editor
Production Jake Eberts Co-Executive Producer
Production David Brown Executive Producer
Directing Bruce Beresford Director
Writing Alfred Uhry Screenplay
Production Alfred Uhry Producer
Writing Alfred Uhry Author
Production Robert Doudell Producer
Production Lili Fini Zanuck Producer
Camera Peter James Director of Photography
Art Bruno Rubeo Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Elizabeth McBride Costume Design
Sound Laura Perlman Music Editor
Costume & Make-Up Philip Leto Hairstylist
Directing Katterli Frauenfelder Assistant Director
Sound Sandina Bailo-Lape Foley
Visual Effects William Mesa Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Jeremiah O'Driscoll Editorial Staff
Editing Steven Ramirez First Assistant Editor
Sound Barry Levine Music Supervisor
Crew Bob Shelley Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Gene Witham Stunts
Sound Jay Rifkin Scoring Mixer
Sound Tom Bellfort ADR & Dubbing
Crew Irving Vendig Thanks
Costume & Make-Up Manlio Rocchetti Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Kevin Haney Makeup Department Head
Camera Sam Emerson Still Photographer
Visual Effects John P. Mesa Visual Effects
Crew Tim Donahue Visual Effects Art Director
Editing Donald Likovich First Assistant Editor
Crew Cindy Parker Transportation Captain
Costume & Make-Up Lynn Barber Makeup Artist
Editing Bob Putynkowski Color Timer
Crew J.L. Parker Transportation Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Philip Ivey Hairstylist

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