Shaft (2000) Cast

  • Vanessa Williams

    Born in Tarrytown, New York, Williams dropped out of Syracuse University to pursue the Miss America crown. She won the crown in 1984 but was dethroned following publication of nude photos of her in...

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  • Dan Hedaya

    Dan Hedaya has played a wide variety of characters on the stage, screen, and television. Fans of the long-running sitcom Cheers will remember Hedaya for his portrayal of barmaid Carla's grease bag...

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  • Samuel L. Jackson

    Raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Samuel L. Jackson was accepted at Atlanta's Morehouse College as an architecture student. Following a speech therapist's advice for his stutter, he auditioned for a...

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  • Jeffrey Wright

    Jeffrey Wright was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He studied political science at Amherst College and intended to become a lawyer until his interests turned to acting in his senior...

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  • Toni Collette

    The eldest of three children, Sydney, Australian native Toni Collette dropped out of school at age 16 to study drama at Sydney's National Institute of Dramatic Art. She gained experience on stage...

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  • Christian Bale

    Christian Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, but later moved to England. He caught the acting bug early in life, and by the age of ten was already appearing in a West End production of The Nerd....

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  • Busta Rhymes

    New York-born Rhymes started rapping at age 12 when he moved from his native Brooklyn to Long Island, where he began rapping in contests and eventually met his future partner, MC Charlie Brown....

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  • Elizabeth Banks

    Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell Originally from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Banks received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, then went on to earn a graduate degree at the...

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Shaft (2000)

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  99 min.
Release Date: June 16, 2000

Current rating: Rating: 3.53
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Cast: Vanessa Williams, Dan Hedaya, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Toni Collette, Christian Bale, Busta Rhymes, Elizabeth Banks