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A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (19-Jun-2006)

Director: Agnieszka Holland

Writer: Shelley Evans

Music: Jan A. P. Kaczmarek

Producer: Fran Rosati

Keywords: Drama, Gay

True story of Gwen, formerly Eddie, a transgendered Latina teen in Northern California murdered and tortured in 2002 after boys from a house party discover she has male genitalia. After the crime, her mother pursues justice and becomes a activist for the transgendered. Premiere broadcast draw 5.1 million viewers, making it the most popular Lifetime Original Movie in 2006.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry Darrow
15-Sep-1933   The High Chaparral
Avan Jogia
9-Feb-1992   Beck Oliver on Victorious
Lupe Ontiveros
17-Sep-1942 26-Jul-2012 Frequently portrayed maids
Mercedes Ruehl
28-Feb-1948   Married to the Mob


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