The Cradle Will Rock Cast

  • Cary Elwes

    Born in London, England, Elwes is the third son of the late portrait artist Dominic Elwes. He has two older brothers, Cassian, an L.A. film producer, and Damien, an artist. Elwes' parents divorced...

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  • Cherry Jones

    She appeared with Robert Redford in The Horse Whisperer but if asked, will tell you she much prefers to act on the stage. "I love the language of the theater, and I know that that's something...

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  • Hank Azaria

    Years ago, if you were in New York and stopped by at a place called the Arcadia for a drink, the guy serving you from behind the bar may have been Azaria. Born in Queens, New York, he trained...

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  • John Turturro

    Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, New York, Turturro developed a dual passion for basketball and boxing; his earliest career ambition was to become a professional athlete. When he ended up in...

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  • Vanessa Redgrave

    The lights go down and the spotlight targets the center of the curtain, which rises, revealing Sir Laurence Olivier. As he address the audience he informs them all of the arrival of famous actors'...

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  • Bill Murray

    "That's who I am," says this native of Wilmette, Illinois, "I'm the guy who just can't get out of bed." The fifth of nine children, Bill Murray left behind the Jesuit...

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  • Jeff Daniels

    Versatile leading man Jeff Daniels from Chelsea, Michigan attended Central Michigan University, where he majored in English and minored in theater before dropping out and moving to NYC to seek his...

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  • John Cusack

    Born in Evanston, Illinois, John Cusack is one of the few actors who managed to successfully graduate from the "Brat Pack" of the '80s by proving he can effectively carry a film. He feels his success...

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  • Susan Sarandon

    When you're the oldest of nine kids growing up in a household in New Jersey, you find a way to stand out from the crowd. This was Sarandon's upbringing and the woman who was studying English at a...

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  • Joan Cusack

    Among the ranks of Hollywood character actors, Joan Cusack provides consistently brilliant performances who never fails to win raves from critics, and yet remains largely unknown to mainstream...

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  • Emily Watson

    Raised by an architect dad and a mom who was a teacher, the British born Emily Watson followed a stint at Bristol University with training from The Drama Studio, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the...

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  • Ruben Blades

    Born in Panama City, Panama, Rubén Blades studied and practiced law in his native land before joining his parents in Miami, Florida in 1974. He then went to Harvard, where he obtained a masters in law...

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  • Gretchen Mol

    Born in Connecticut, Gretchen Mol is a graduate of the William Esper Studio and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She began acting professionally in commercials and theater productions such...

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  • Audra McDonald

    You could call Audra McDonald a triple threat — she is a renowned stage performer, singer and film star — however, that might not even begin to cover the multitalented actress' decades-long career....

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The Cradle Will Rock

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  133 min.
Release Date: December 25, 1999

Current rating: Rating: 4.45
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Cast: Cary Elwes, Cherry Jones, Hank Azaria, John Turturro, Vanessa Redgrave, Bill Murray, Jeff Daniels, John Cusack, Susan Sarandon, Joan Cusack, Emily Watson, Ruben Blades, Gretchen Mol, Audra McDonald