Ragtime

1981 · 2 hr 35 min

PG7.377%83%71%
A young black pianist (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

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Directed By
Miloš Forman
Studio
Paramount, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Sunley Productions Ltd.

Cast of Ragtime

BD
Brad DourifYounger Brother
HR
Howard RollinsCoalhouse Walker Jr.
EM
Elizabeth McGovernEvelyn Nesbit
MG
Moses GunnBooker T. Washington
JC
James CagneyNew York Police Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo
KM
Kenneth McMillanWillie Conklin
PO
Pat O’BrienDelmas, Thaw's Lawyer
DO
Donald O'ConnorEvelyn's Dance Instructor
JO
JD
Jeffrey DeMunnHarry Houdini
RJ
Robert JoyHenry Thaw
NM
Norman MailerStanford White
BB
Bruce BoaJerome
NC
Norman ChancerGent No. 1 - Agent
EC
Edwin CooperGrandfather
JD
Jeff DanielsP.C. O'Donnell
FF
Frankie FaisonGang Member No. 1
HG
Hal GaliliPolice Captain No. 1
RG
Richard GriffithsDelmas' Assistant No. 1
SJ
Samuel L. JacksonGang Member No. 2
MJ
Michael JeterSpecial Reporter
CL
Calvin LevelsGang Member No. 3
BL
Bessie LoveOld Lady - T.O.C.
CM
Christopher MalcolmPolice Captain No. 2
HM
Herman MecklerVernon Elliott
BM
Billy J. MitchellDelmas' Assistant No. 2
JN
Jenny NicholsLittle Girl
MN
Max NicholsLittle Boy
ZN
Zack NormanGent No. 2 - Manager
ET
Eloise TaylorMrs. Thaw
DP
Don PlumleyInspector McNeil
TR
Ted RossBlack Lawyer
DW
Dorsey WrightGang Member No. 4
RA
Robert ArdenForeman of the Jury
RB
Robert BoydTeddy Roosevelt
TC
Thomas A. CarlinVice President Fairbanks
JC
John ClarksonPlainclothes Detective No. 1
BD
Brian F. DeanFireman No. 1
HD
Harry DitsonCounty Clerk
RD
Robert DorningGent with Stanford White
GG
Geoffrey GreenhillPolice Guard - T.O.C.
RH
Ray HassettPoliceman No. 12
RH
Robert HittPlainclothes Detective No. 2
RJ
Rodney JamesSleek Male Dancer
GH
George HarrisBand Leader - Clef Club
GM
George J. ManosNovelty Shop Storeman
VP
Val PringleClef Club Manager
RW
Ron WeyandDr. Muller
SA
Sonny AbagnaleEvelyn's Driver
JA
John AldersonWaldo's Aide No. 1
NB
Nesbitt BlaisdellPoliceman No. 5
DB
Donald BissetJ.P. Morgan
JC
Josh ClarkFireman No. 3
RC
Robert CoffinDesk Clerk
PC
Patrick ConnorWaldo's Aide No. 3
JC
Joel CutraraPoliceman No. 11
JD
Jake DengelFireman No. 2
BD
Barry DennenStage Manager
ND
Natalia DobrerWoman No. 1
DF
Daniel FoleyStock Reporter
GF
Gretchen FranklinElderly Woman
PG
Pat GormanThug No. 2
GG
Guy GregoryBlack Butler No. 2
DG
Dave GriffithsThug No. 1
JH
Jeff HardingPoliceman No. 13
RH
Robert HendersonElderly Man
CH
Colette HillerLawyer's Female Companion No. 1
PH
Patrick M. HughesPoliceman No. 7
EI
Elaine Ives-CameronLawyer's Female Companion No. 2
AK
Andreas KatsulasPoliceman No. 3
DL
Douglas LambertPolice Sergeant
PL
Pavel LandovskýSolomon Peretz
NM
Norris MailerLady with Stanford White
DM
Derek MartinWaldo's Aide No. 2
AM
Al MatthewsMaitre D'
SM
RO
Richard OldfieldStock Reporter
NP
Nelly PolisskyWoman in Window
MP
Mike PotterThug No. 4
AP
Anthony PowellPoliceman No. 9
EP
Ethan PhillipsGuard at Family House
JP
Joe PramlPoliceman No. 8
BR
Bill ReimboldGent No. 3 - Lawyer
BS
Bob ShermanPoliceman No. 10
TS
Tony SibbaldStock Reporter
SS
Stan SimmonsThug No. 3
JS
John SterlandLibrary Guard
JT
Jan TřískaSpecial Reporter
BT
BW
Britt WalkerBlack Butler No. 1
PW
Peter WhitmanStock Reporter
EW
Edward WileyConductor
JC
John CarrafaDancer (uncredited)
NC
Nancy CohenFemale Diner (uncredited)
HF
Harry FielderCop (uncredited)
JF
Jim FitzpatrickBail Clerk (uncredited)
RH
Robert HallakPhillip (uncredited)
WK
Warren KliewerMan (uncredited)
DL
Derek LyonsAssassin's Best Friend (uncredited)
LM
Louis MarinoJimmy Boy (uncredited)
CM
Cathy MunroeChampagne Dancer (uncredited)
CP
Chris ParsonsLower Class Workman (uncredited)
FI
Frank Patton IIIArresting Police Officer (uncredited)
BP
Billie PerkinsStroller (uncredited)
IR
Ilana RappSister (uncredited)
JT
Judi TrottChorus Girl (uncredited)

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