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  • Piñero (2001)
  • R
    103 min | Biography, Drama
Piñero (2001)
R
103 min | Biography, Drama

Miguel Pinero's creative and turbulent life was cut short at age 40: a Tony Award nominee who did time at Sing-Sing, a volatile urban poet whose work is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop, and a writer of hit TV shows.
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Oct 2001 (United States)

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68 cast members
Name Known for
Benjamin Bratt
Miguel Piñero Miguel Piñero   See fewer
Giancarlo Esposito
Miguel Algarin Miguel Algarin   See fewer
Nelson Vasquez
Tito Goya Tito Goya   See fewer
Michael Wright
Edgar Bowser Edgar Bowser   See fewer
Michael Irby
Reinaldo Povod Reinaldo Povod   See fewer
Rita Moreno
Miguel's Mother Miguel's Mother   See fewer
Jaime Sánchez
Miguel's Father (as Jamier Sanchez) Miguel's Father (as Jamier Sanchez)   See fewer
Mandy Patinkin
Joseph Papp Joseph Papp   See fewer
Oscar A. Colon
Bodega Man (as Oscar Colon) Bodega Man (as Oscar Colon)   See fewer
Miriam Cruz
Bodega Woman Bodega Woman   See fewer
Luis Caballero
Shooting Gallery Man Shooting Gallery Man   See fewer
Sophia Domoulin
Shooting Gallery Woman Shooting Gallery Woman   See fewer
Robert Klein
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
Gilbert Callazo
Miguel, as teen Miguel, as teen   See fewer
Samuel Bruce Campbell
Short Eyes Cop Short Eyes Cop   See fewer
Lorraine Velez
Tutu (as Loraine Velez) Tutu (as Loraine Velez)   See fewer
Eric Nieves
Nuyorican Nuyorican   See fewer
Antonia Rey
Senora Senora   See fewer
Lisa Rhoden
P.A. Woman P.A. Woman   See fewer
Valentina Quinn
Interviewer Interviewer   See fewer
Bruno Iannone
Port Authority Cop Port Authority Cop   See fewer
Fisher Stevens
Public Theatre Cashier Public Theatre Cashier   See fewer
Jack O'Connell
Chauffeur Chauffeur   See fewer
Ray Santiago
Willie Willie   See fewer
Charles Santy
Lincoln Lincoln   See fewer
Vanessa Del Sol
Heist Woman Heist Woman   See fewer
Ed Vassallo
Tito Arrest Cop (as Edward Vassallo) Tito Arrest Cop (as Edward Vassallo)   See fewer
Amanda KC
Barrio Bar Woman Barrio Bar Woman   See fewer
Bill Boggs
Lennon Anchorman Lennon Anchorman   See fewer
Mateo Gómez
Auditorium man (as Mateo Gomez) Auditorium man (as Mateo Gomez)   See fewer
Tony Vazzo
Auditorium Man 2 Auditorium Man 2   See fewer
Charles Sammarco
Strange Shower Guy Strange Shower Guy   See fewer
Lydia Trueheart
Woman with Baby Woman with Baby   See fewer
John Ortiz
Gang Member (as John Ortiz) Gang Member (as John Ortiz)   See fewer
Panchito Gómez
Acting Inmate (as Panchito Gomez) Acting Inmate (as Panchito Gomez)   See fewer
Miguel Algarín
Self (as Miguel Algarin) Self (as Miguel Algarin)   See fewer
Tara Wilson
Tito's Girlfriend Tito's Girlfriend   See fewer
Joanne Newborn
Fur Woman #1 Fur Woman #1   See fewer
Francine Berman
Fur Woman #2 Fur Woman #2   See fewer
David Vincent Bobb
Higher Up Employee Higher Up Employee   See fewer
Michael Philip Del Rio
Angry Father (scenes deleted) Angry Father (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Diana Hernandez
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
Ricardo J. Salazar
Bar Patron Bar Patron   See fewer
Roberto Sanabria
Shooting gallery man 2 Shooting gallery man 2   See fewer
Muhammad Ali
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Vincent Bagnall
Restaurant patron (uncredited) Restaurant patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Will Fonseca
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Johnson
Detective Sonny Crocket (archive footage) (uncredited) Detective Sonny Crocket (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Ayatollah Khomeini
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Marley
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Casper Martinez
Bar patron (uncredited) Bar patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Nixon
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Antone Pagán
Marvin Felix 'Pancho' Camillo (uncredited) Marvin Felix 'Pancho' Camillo (uncredited)   See fewer
Sean Simms
Prison Inmate (uncredited) Prison Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
Philip Michael Thomas
Detective Ricardo Tubbs (archive footage) (uncredited) Detective Ricardo Tubbs (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Marty Vaz
Rikers Island Corrections Officer (uncredited) Rikers Island Corrections Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Adrian Wattenmaker
French Filmmaker (uncredited) French Filmmaker (uncredited)   See fewer
Marc Yarrish
Principle Inmate (uncredited) Principle Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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