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  • The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
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    126 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
126 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she has a tumultuous affair.
Lee Daniels (directed by)
Suzan-Lori Parks (screenplay by) | Johann Hari (based on the book "Chasing the Scream" by)
Kris Bowers (music by)
Jay Rabinowitz (edited by)
Production Designer
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Feb 26, 2021 (United States)


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91 cast members
Name Known for
Andra Day
Billie Holiday Billie Holiday   See fewer
Leslie Jordan
Reginald Lord Devine Reginald Lord Devine   See fewer
Miss Lawrence
Miss Freddy (as Lawrence Washington) Miss Freddy (as Lawrence Washington)   See fewer
Natasha Lyonne
Tallulah Bankhead Tallulah Bankhead   See fewer
Trevante Rhodes
Jimmy Fletcher Jimmy Fletcher   See fewer
Dusan Dukic
Joe Glaser Joe Glaser   See fewer
Erik LaRay Harvey
James Monroe James Monroe   See fewer
Koumba Ball
Lucille Lucille   See fewer
Kate MacLellan
Working Class Woman Working Class Woman   See fewer
Kwasi Songui
Working Class Man Working Class Man   See fewer
Adriane Lenox
Mrs. Fletcher Mrs. Fletcher   See fewer
Tyler James Williams
Lester Young Lester Young   See fewer
Warren 'Slim' Williams
Bobby Tucker (as Slim Williams) Bobby Tucker (as Slim Williams)   See fewer
Orville Thompson
Auditioning Sax Player Auditioning Sax Player   See fewer
Garrett Hedlund
Harry Anslinger Harry Anslinger   See fewer
Jeff Corbett
Congressman JP Thomas Congressman JP Thomas   See fewer
Damian Joseph Quinn
Roy Cohn Roy Cohn   See fewer
Robert Alan Beuth
Congressman J. Rankin Congressman J. Rankin   See fewer
Randy Davison
Senator J. McCarthy Senator J. McCarthy   See fewer
Melvin Gregg
Joe Guy Joe Guy   See fewer
Kevin Hanchard
Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong   See fewer
Jono Townsend
Guitar Player Guitar Player   See fewer
Morgan Moore
Bass Player Bass Player   See fewer
Ray Shell
Carl the Drummer Carl the Drummer   See fewer
Furly Mac
Elevator Attendant Elevator Attendant   See fewer
Blake DeLong
Agent Carter Agent Carter   See fewer
Andrew Zadel
Agent McDermott Agent McDermott   See fewer
Tristan D. Lalla
Mr. Jordon Green Mr. Jordon Green   See fewer
Alex Bisping
Bailiff #1 Bailiff #1   See fewer
Don Anderson
Judge Ganey Judge Ganey   See fewer
Amanda Strawn
Gloria Gloria   See fewer
Evan Ross
Agent Williams Agent Williams   See fewer
Sylvia Stewart
Stink-Eye Inmate Stink-Eye Inmate   See fewer
Daphné Archer
Jail Dishwasher Jail Dishwasher   See fewer
Anita Lee
Fighting Couple Fighting Couple   See fewer
Tony Chao
Fighting Couple Fighting Couple   See fewer
Linda Sauvé
Receptionist (as Linda Sauve) Receptionist (as Linda Sauve)   See fewer
Alain Goulem
Ed Fishman (as Al Goulem) Ed Fishman (as Al Goulem)   See fewer
Ramona Clyke
Miss Mona Miss Mona   See fewer
Laurent Beaudin
Ed Fishman's Assistant Ed Fishman's Assistant   See fewer
Alika Autran
Martha Anslinger Martha Anslinger   See fewer
Kim Feeney
Lady in Audience Lady in Audience   See fewer
Diana Carmen Ratycz
Carnegie Fan Carnegie Fan   See fewer
Tone Bell
John Levy John Levy   See fewer
Richard Jutras
Uptown Restaurant Maître d' Uptown Restaurant Maître d'   See fewer
Rob Morgan
Louis McKay Louis McKay   See fewer
Jonathan Higgins
Defense Lawyer Erlich Defense Lawyer Erlich   See fewer
Marc Essertaize
Bailiff #2 Bailiff #2   See fewer
Nealla Gordon
Courthouse Reporter Courthouse Reporter   See fewer
Len Blavatnik
Club Owner Club Owner   See fewer
Christopher Ricardo Price
Drug Dealer (as Christopher Price) Drug Dealer (as Christopher Price)   See fewer
Taryn Brown
Billie (10 Years Old) Billie (10 Years Old)   See fewer
Zuri Hawkins
Little Girl in Brothel Little Girl in Brothel   See fewer
Elizabeth Eveillard
Prostitute 1923 Prostitute 1923   See fewer
Penande Estime
Hanging Woman Hanging Woman   See fewer
Elikya Tupula
Young Daughter Young Daughter   See fewer
Nefertari Zanyah Brewster-Griffith
Older Daughter Older Daughter   See fewer
Joe Cobden
George Jessel George Jessel   See fewer
Ronda Louis-Jeune
Jimmy's Girlfriend (as Ronda Louise-Jeune) Jimmy's Girlfriend (as Ronda Louise-Jeune)   See fewer
Maxime Paradis
Producer Producer   See fewer
Simon Alain
Maitre D (uncredited) Maitre D (uncredited)   See fewer
L. Fernando Becerra Sánchez
Jury in Trial (uncredited) Jury in Trial (uncredited)   See fewer
Eric Clark
New York Police (uncredited) New York Police (uncredited)   See fewer
Emma Edger
Female Fan #1 (uncredited) Female Fan #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Karl Graboshas
Congressman Andrew Jacobs (uncredited) Congressman Andrew Jacobs (uncredited)   See fewer
Philippe Hartmann
Speakeasy Patron (uncredited) Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Arthur Holden
Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jazmin Ashley Illidge
Lady with agent sam (uncredited) Lady with agent sam (uncredited)   See fewer
Picardy Jean-Pierre
Cock Fighter (uncredited) Cock Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
Samantha Kelly
Burlesque Dancer (uncredited) Burlesque Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Antony Krupa
Drunk White Guy (uncredited) Drunk White Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
Yvanna-Rose Leblanc
Eleanora (uncredited) Eleanora (uncredited)   See fewer
Cat Lemieux
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Letourneau
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Liana Lewis
Burlesque Dancer (uncredited) Burlesque Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Mimo Magri
Hooker (uncredited) Hooker (uncredited)   See fewer
Alain Marier
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Franklin McCay
Senator (uncredited) Senator (uncredited)   See fewer
Jesse Mitchell
Saxophonist (uncredited) Saxophonist (uncredited)   See fewer
Olivier Orston
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Andre Thomas
Assistant to #2 (uncredited) Assistant to #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Kévin Vielle
Billy's Fan (uncredited) Billy's Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Wyllie
Public Defender (uncredited) Public Defender (uncredited)   See fewer
Caglar Yilmaz
Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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