The Hours Cast

  • Meryl Streep

    Opera's loss was the cinema's gain when Streep, who began taking voice lessons for opera at 12, developed an interest in acting while in high school. She later majored in drama at Vassar, studied...

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  • Julianne Moore

    Although Julianne Moore was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, she didn't stay there for long. Her father was a military judge, which meant moving a lot. She spent most of her early years in over...

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  • Nicole Kidman

    The daughter of a biochemist/lecturer and a nurse/educator, Nicole Kidman was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, but raised in Sydney, Australia from the age of four. The elder of two children, her...

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  • Ed Harris

    Edward Allen Harris was born in Tenefly, New Jersey. He was a football star in high school, which led to a scholarship to Columbia University in New York. He dropped out in his second year and moved...

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  • Claire Danes

    Although Claire Danes' much doted-on TV series My So-Called Life fixed her image as Everyteen, she hardly had an Everychild upbringing. Growing up in a loft in SoHo, New York City's art district,...

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  • Stephen Dillane

    This well-respected stage and TV actor entered the world of acting on a whim. Stephen Dillane studied history and political science at the University of Exeter. Following university, Dillane worked...

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  • Allison Janney

    Born in Dayton, Ohio, Allison Janney's dreams of becoming an Olympic figure skater were shattered when she ran through a glass door and was badly injured. Her mother, who had studied acting at the...

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  • John C. Reilly

    John C. Reilly is an actor whose name is barely known, yet his face is almost always recognizable. Born and raised in Chicago as the fifth of six children, Reilly was the product of a rough...

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  • Miranda Richardson

    This diverse actress could be easily missed in her roles because of her ability to become the characters she plays. She states, "I would rather do many small roles on TV, stage or film than one...

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  • Toni Collette

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

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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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The Hours

Genre:  Drama, Romance
Running Time:  115 min.
Release Date: December 27, 2002
DVD: June 24, 2003

Current rating: Rating: 3.53
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Cast: Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Claire Danes, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson, Toni Collette, Jeff Daniels