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Hairspray Live! (2016)

TV-PG
TV Movie | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
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Directors
Kenny Leon (directed by) | Alex Rudzinski (live television direction by)
Writers
Harvey Fierstein (teleplay by) | Mark O'Donnell (book by) | Thomas Meehan (book by) | John Waters (original screenplay) | Zack Bernstein
Production Designer
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Updated Apr 12, 2017

Release date
Dec 7, 2016 (United States)

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Dove Cameron
Amber Von Tussle Amber Von Tussle   See fewer
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Kristin Chenoweth
Velma Von Tussle Velma Von Tussle   See fewer
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Billy Eichner
Rob Barker Rob Barker   See fewer
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Martin Short
Wilbur Turnblad Wilbur Turnblad   See fewer
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Ariana Grande
Penny Pingleton Penny Pingleton   See fewer
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Pinkette Pinkette   See fewer
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Prudy Pingleton Prudy Pingleton   See fewer
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Sean Hayes
Mr. Pinky Mr. Pinky   See fewer
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Motormouth Maybelle Motormouth Maybelle   See fewer
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Shahadi Wright Joseph
Little Inez Little Inez   See fewer
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Rosie O'Donnell
Gym Teacher Gym Teacher   See fewer
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Corny Collins Corny Collins   See fewer
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Mary Faber
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Lorraine Lorraine   See fewer
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Joanna Jones
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Tyler Parks
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Brian Cogley
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Kelli Erdmann
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Shayna Steele
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Jay Flats
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Megan Duquette
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Drew Hoffman
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7 / 10 | 2,565 votes