Philadelphia

1993 · 2 hr 5 min

PG-137.779%89%77%
Fearing it would compromise his career, lawyer Andrew Beckett hides his homosexuality and HIV status at a powerful Philadelphia law firm. But his secret is exposed when a colleague spots the illness's telltale lesions. Fired shortly afterwards, Beckett resolves to sue for discrimination, teaming up with Joe Miller (Denzel Washington), the only lawyer willing to help. In court, they face one of his ex-employers top litigators, Belinda Conine.
Directed By
Jonathan Demme
Written By
Ron Nyswaner
Studio
TriStar Pictures
Genre
Drama

Cast of Philadelphia

TH
Tom HanksAndrew Beckett
DW
JR
Jason RobardsCharles Wheeler
MS
Mary SteenburgenBelinda Conine
AB
Antonio BanderasMiguel Alvarez
RV
Ron VawterBob Seidman
RR
Robert RidgelyWalter Kenton
CN
Charles NapierJudge Garnett
LS
Lisa SummerourLisa Miller
OB
Obba BabatundéJerome Green
AB
Andre B. BlakeYoung Man in Pharmacy
RC
Robert W. CastleBud Beckett
DC
Daniel ChapmanClinic Storyteller
RC
Roger CormanMr. Laird
AD
Ann DowdJill Beckett
KF
Karen FinleyDr. Gillman
CG
Charles GlennKenneth Killcoyne
PJ
Peter JacobsPeter / Mona Lisa
PL
Paul LazarDr. Klenstein
JL
John Bedford LloydMatt Beckett
RM
Roberta MaxwellJudge Tate
WM
Warren MillerMr. Finley
DO
Dan OlmsteadRandy Beckett
AS
Anna Deavere SmithAnthea Burton
DB
Daniel von BargenJury Foreman
TW
Tracey WalterLibrarian
BW
Bradley WhitfordJamey Collins
KW
Kathryn WittMelissa Benedict
JW
Joanne WoodwardSarah Beckett
BK
Buzz KilmanCrutches
MJ
Mark Sorensen Jr.Clinic Patient
SH
BR
Bill RoweDr. Armbruster
JE
AL
Adam LeFevreJill's Husband
GG
Gary GoetzmanGuido Paonessa
CT
Charles TechmanRalph Peterson
JR
Jim RocheNot Adam and Steve
TF
GB
QL
Q LazzarusParty singer
LP
JC
José CastilloMiguel's Dad
RJ
Roy Blount Jr.Partygoer (uncredited)
BB
Bob BowersoxPR Director (uncredited)
QC
Quentin CrispGuest at Party (uncredited)
TD
Tom DetrikReporter (uncredited)
TD
Tony DevonSecurity Guard (uncredited)
TF
Tak FujimotoDoctor (uncredited)
AL
Ana LezaGuest (uncredited)
JG
Jaime GomezGuy in Library (uncredited)
ER
Elizabeth RobyElizabeth Beckett

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