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Little Richard (2000)

TV-14
TV Movie | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.
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Sabrina Plisco (as Sabrina Plisco-Morris) | Marcelo Sansevieri
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Updated Feb 20, 2000

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Feb 20, 2000 (United States)

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63 cast members
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Leon
Little Richard Little Richard   See fewer
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Jenifer Lewis
Muh Penniman Muh Penniman   See fewer
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Carl Lumbly
Bud Penniman Bud Penniman   See fewer
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Tamala Jones
Lucille Lucille   See fewer
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Mel Jackson
Bump Blackwell Bump Blackwell   See fewer
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Garrett Morris
Carl Rainey Carl Rainey   See fewer
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Lahmard J. Tate
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JoNell Kennedy
Peggie Penniman (as Jonell Kennedy) Peggie Penniman (as Jonell Kennedy)   See fewer
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Michael Mantell
Art Rupe Art Rupe   See fewer
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Reynaldo Rey
Sugarfoot Sam Sugarfoot Sam   See fewer
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William James Jones
Billy Wright Billy Wright   See fewer
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Warren G.
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Gregory Gast
Pat Boone Pat Boone   See fewer
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Michael Ralph
James Leroy James Leroy   See fewer
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Dorothy La Bostrie Dorothy La Bostrie   See fewer
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Robert Littman
Don Arden Don Arden   See fewer
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Ali Woodson
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Tariq Akoni
Buster Douglas Buster Douglas   See fewer
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Johnny Britt
Clifford Burke Clifford Burke   See fewer
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Ty Hodges
Young Richard (as Eric 'Ty' Hodges II) Young Richard (as Eric 'Ty' Hodges II)   See fewer
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Deandre Dupois
Youngest Richard Youngest Richard   See fewer
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Shandra Olds-Whitlow
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Brian Wiltshire
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V.P. Oliver
Young Robert Young Robert   See fewer
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Fhelycia Howe
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Tressa Thomas
Ruth Brown Ruth Brown   See fewer
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Conroe Brooks
Sam Cooke Sam Cooke   See fewer
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Devika Parikh
Silvia Penniman Silvia Penniman   See fewer
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Robbie Gee
Boss Man (as Robert Gee) Boss Man (as Robert Gee)   See fewer
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Jennifer Karen Lee
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Bobby McGee
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Roscoe Freeman
Henry Nash Henry Nash   See fewer
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Virginia Watson
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Ion Overman
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Enya Flack
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Sharlene Rochard
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Mike Kimmel
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Jane Bordeaux
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Erick Carrillo
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Gichi Gamba
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Mario Mosley
Babyface Singer / Dancer Babyface Singer / Dancer   See fewer
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Erin Powers
Sailor's Girlfriend Sailor's Girlfriend   See fewer
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Kenny Young
Lee Diamond (as Kenneth M. Young) Lee Diamond (as Kenneth M. Young)   See fewer
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Teeny Bopper (uncredited) Teeny Bopper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Casper
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Tom Faraday
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6.7 / 10 | 640 votes