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  • Vito (2011)
  • Not Rated
    93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Vito (2011)
Not Rated
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.
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Updated Oct 14, 2011

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Oct 14, 2011 (United States)

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98 cast members
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Phyllis Antonellis
Self - Cousin Self - Cousin   See fewer
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George Bancroft
Bill Bailey Bill Bailey   See fewer
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Edmund Bergler
Self - Psychoanalyst, Writer (archive footage) (as Edmund Bergler M.D.) Self - Psychoanalyst, Writer (archive footage) (as Edmund Bergler M.D.)   See fewer
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Richard Berkowitz
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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Lenny Bloom
Self - Friend & Lawyer (as Leonard Bloom) Self - Friend & Lawyer (as Leonard Bloom)   See fewer
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Malcolm Boyd
Self (as Reverend Malcolm Boyd) Self (as Reverend Malcolm Boyd)   See fewer
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Stephen Boyd
Messala Messala   See fewer
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Lee Brewster
Self - Queens Liberation Front (archive footage) Self - Queens Liberation Front (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tom Brokaw
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Billie Burke
Glinda Glinda   See fewer
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Marcus A. Conant
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jane Darwell
Mrs. Winchell - Jack's Mother Mrs. Winchell - Jack's Mother   See fewer
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Bette Davis
Judith Traherne Judith Traherne   See fewer
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Doris Day
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Frances Dee
Elaine Talbart Elaine Talbart   See fewer
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Michael Denneny
Self - Book Editor Self - Book Editor   See fewer
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Mama Jean DeVente
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Marlene Dietrich
Actress (archive footage) Actress (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Ehrenstein
Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance / Film Critic Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance / Film Critic   See fewer
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Rob Epstein
Self - Filmmaker Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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Arthur Evans
Self - Co-Founder, Gay Activists Alliance Self - Co-Founder, Gay Activists Alliance   See fewer
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Albert Finney
Mark Wallace (archive footage) Mark Wallace (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joan Fontaine
Mrs. de Winter Mrs. de Winter   See fewer
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Jim Fouratt
Self - Stonewall Witness & Participant Self - Stonewall Witness & Participant   See fewer
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Jeffrey Friedman
Self - Filmmaker Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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Greta Garbo
Christina (archive footage) Christina (archive footage)   See fewer
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Judy Garland
Dorothy (archive footage) Dorothy (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jon Gartenberg
Self - Former MOMA Film Curator Self - Former MOMA Film Curator   See fewer
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Dorothy Granger
Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
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Jesse Helms
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Audrey Hepburn
Karen Wright / Joanna Wallace (archive footage) Karen Wright / Joanna Wallace (archive footage)   See fewer
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Rock Hudson
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Karla Jay
Self - Lesbian Feminist Activist & Author Self - Lesbian Feminist Activist & Author   See fewer
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Marsha P. Johnson
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Al Jolson
Al Wonder Al Wonder   See fewer
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Arnie Kantrowitz
Self - Friend Self - Friend   See fewer
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Lester Kinsolving
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Steve Krotz
Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance   See fewer
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Shirley MacLaine
Martha Dobie (archive footage) Martha Dobie (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lou Maletta
Self - Television Producer Self - Television Producer   See fewer
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Jim McKay
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tommi Avicolli Mecca
Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance   See fewer
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Bette Midler
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Harvey Milk
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Carmen Miranda
Carmen Novarro / Mlle. Fifi Carmen Novarro / Mlle. Fifi   See fewer
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Jack Mulhall
Jack Winchell Jack Winchell   See fewer
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Don Murray
Senator Brigham Anderson (archive footage) Senator Brigham Anderson (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jean O'Leary
Self - Lesbian Feminist Liberation (archive footage) Self - Lesbian Feminist Liberation (archive footage)   See fewer
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Hal Offen
Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance   See fewer
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Jim Owles
Self - Gay Activists Alliance (archive footage) Self - Gay Activists Alliance (archive footage)   See fewer
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Nancy Reagan
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Sylvia Rivera
Self - Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) (archive footage) Self - Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) (archive footage)   See fewer
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Pat Rocco
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gabriel Rotello
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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Marc Rubin
Self - Municipal Committee Chair, Gay Activists Alliance (archive footage) Self - Municipal Committee Chair, Gay Activists Alliance (archive footage)   See fewer
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Charles Russo
Self - Brother Self - Brother   See fewer
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Vito Russo
Self (archive sound) Self (archive sound)   See fewer
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James M. Saslow
Self - Art Historian Self - Art Historian   See fewer
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Michael Schiavi
Self - Author, 'Celluloid Activist' Self - Author, 'Celluloid Activist'   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sevcik
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Norma Shearer
Mrs. Stephen Haines - Mary Mrs. Stephen Haines - Mary   See fewer
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Scott Thomas Smith
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Charles Socaridies
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Larry Speakes
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Barbra Streisand
Dolly Levi (archive footage) Dolly Levi (archive footage)   See fewer
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Sean O. Strub
Self (as Sean Strub) Self (as Sean Strub)   See fewer
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Grady Sutton
Grady / Millicent Grady / Millicent   See fewer
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Mark Thompson
Self - Former Senior Editor, The Advocate Self - Former Senior Editor, The Advocate   See fewer
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Lily Tomlin
Self - Friend Self - Friend   See fewer
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Conrad Veidt
Paul Körner (archive footage) Paul Körner (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bruce Vilanch
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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Bruce Voeller
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mike Wallace
Self - Correspondent Self - Correspondent   See fewer
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Rich Wandel
Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance   See fewer
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Mae West
Lady Lou Lady Lou   See fewer
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Randolfe Wicker
Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance (archive footage) (as Randy Wicker) Self - Member, Gay Activists Alliance (archive footage) (as Randy Wicker)   See fewer
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Arnold Zenker
Self - Host, The Arnold Zenker Show (archive footage) Self - Host, The Arnold Zenker Show (archive footage)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 729 votes