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The Fighter (10-Dec-2010)

Director: David O. Russell

Writers: Keith Dorrington; Eric Johnson; Scott Silver; Paul Tamasy

Music by: Michael Brook

Producers: David Hoberman; Todd Lieberman; Ryan Kavanaugh; Mark Wahlberg; Dorothy Aufiero; Paul Tamasy

Keywords: Sports Drama, Boxing, Biography

Biopic dramatizes the early years and career of former welterweight boxer Micky Ward.

ABSTRACT
Based on true events, The Fighter tells a dramatized tale of Micky Ward, a struggling young welterweight boxer from Massachusetts, and how his complicated relationship with cocaine-addicted half-brother Dicky Eklund ultimately helped shape him into a competitive force in his sport.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Amy Adams
Actor
20-Aug-1974   Junebug
Christian Bale
Actor
30-Jan-1974   The Dark Knight
Michael Buffer
Sports Figure
2-Nov-1944   Let's get ready to rumble!
George Foreman
Boxing
10-Jan-1949   Champ knocks out the fat
Melissa Leo
Actor
14-Sep-1960   Sgt. Kay Howard on Homicide
Sugar Ray Leonard
Boxing
17-May-1956   Retired six times
Jack McGee
Actor
2-Feb-1949   Chief Jerry Reilly on Rescue Me
Mark Wahlberg
Actor
5-Jun-1971   Formerly of the Funky Bunch

CAST

Mark Wahlberg   ...   Micky Ward
Christian Bale   ...   Dicky Eklund
Amy Adams   ...   Charlene Fleming
Melissa Leo   ...   Alice Ward
Jack McGee   ...   George Ward
Mickey O'Keefe   ...   Himself
Melissa McMeekin   ...   "Little Alice" Eklund
Bianca Hunter   ...   Cathy "Pork" Eklund
Erica McDermott   ...   Cindy "Tar" Eklund
Jill Quigg   ...   Donna Eklund Jaynes
Dendrie Taylor   ...   Gail "Red Dog" Eklund
Kate O'Brien   ...   Phyllis "Beaver" Eklund
Jenna Lamia   ...   Sherri Ward
Frank Renzulli   ...   Sal Lanano
Paul Campbell   ...   Gary "Boo Boo" Giuffrida
Caitlin Dwyer   ...   Kasie Ward
Chanty Sok   ...   Karen
Ted Arcidi   ...   Lou Gold
Ross Bickell   ...   Mike Toma
Sean Malone   ...   Wolfie
Jose Antonio Rivera   ...   Gilberto Brown aka Jose
Richard Farrell   ...   HBO Cameraman #1
Matthew Muzio   ...   HBO Cameraman #2
Steven Barkhimer   ...   HBO Producer
Art Ramalho   ...   Himself
Sugar Ray Leonard   ...   Himself
Jackson Nicoll   ...   Little Dicky
Alison Folland   ...   Laurie Carroll
Sean Patrick Doherty   ...   Jimmy (Laurie's Husband)
Sue Costello   ...   Becky
Thomas Benton   ...   Businessman
Ray Greenhalge   ...   Ray Ramalho
Tino Kimly   ...   Pran
Epifanio Melendez   ...   Carlos Garcia
Jeremiah Kissel   ...   Bald Businessman
Sean Eklund   ...   Man in Diner
Roeun Chea   ...   Chan
Brian Nguyen   ...   Brian
Rikki Kleiman   ...   Court Clerk
Michael Dell'Orto   ...   WBU Commissioner
Paul Locke   ...   Reporter #1
Kim Carrell   ...   Reporter #2
Colin Hamell   ...   John Hyland
Dale Place   ...   Referee Micky Vann
Eddie Lee Anderson   ...   Referee Joe Cortez
Joseph Lupino   ...   Referee Mitch Halpern
Bonnie Aarons   ...   Crackhead Bonnie
Walter Driscoll   ...   Court Officer
Matt Russell   ...   Photo Guy on Street
A. Joseph Denucci   ...   Man on Street #1
Richard A. Eklund   ...   Man on Street #2
George Michael Ward   ...   Man on Street #3
Richard Eklund, Jr.   ...   Man on Street #4
Jack Greenhalge   ...   Man on Street #5
Kevin Paige   ...   Man on Street #6
David A. Ramalho, Sr.   ...   Trainer
Ziad Akl   ...   Inmate
Simon Hamlin   ...   Movie Patron
Gerald Greenhalge   ...   Uncle Jerry
Matthew Russell   ...   Running Kid #1
Tommy Eklund   ...   Running Kid #2
Rita Mercier   ...   Woman on Street #1
Deborah Bolanger   ...   Woman on Street #2
Kerry Moore   ...   Woman on Street #3
Philip D. Herbert   ...   Micky's Cutman
Raul Vera   ...   Sanchez Trainer
Jack Lally   ...   Neary Trainer
Carlos L. Smith   ...   Sugar Ray Leonard Bodyguard
Jerrell Lee   ...   Fight Spectator #1
Hugh K. Long   ...   Fight Spectator #2
Catherine Lynn Stone   ...   Fan
Eric Weinstein   ...   Micky's Friend
Bo Cleary   ...   Cop
Anthony Molinari   ...   Neary
Peter Cunningham   ...   Mike "Machine Gun" Mungin
Miguel Espino   ...   Alfonso Sanchez
Anthony "Ace" Thomas   ...   Castillo
Brian Christensen   ...   Drunk Guy
Jen Weissenberg   ...   Drunk Girl
Fight Announcers
Michael Buffer   ...   Fight Announcer
Larry Merchant   ...   Fight Announcer
Jim Lampley   ...   Fight Announcer
Emanuel Steward   ...   Fight Announcer
Roy Jones, Jr.   ...   Fight Announcer
George Foreman   ...   Fight Announcer
Don Dunphy   ...   Fight Announcer

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