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The Preacher's Wife (13-Dec-1996)

Director: Penny Marshall

Writers: Nat Mauldin; Allan Scott

From novel: The Bishop's Wife by Robert Nathan

Original Score Composed by: Hans Zimmer

Producer: Samuel Goldwyn, Jr.

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Remake of The Bishop's Wife (1947).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Loretta Devine
Actor
21-Aug-1949   Marla Hendricks on Boston Public
Shari Headley
Actor
15-Jul-1964   All My Children
Gregory Hines
Dancer
14-Feb-1946 9-Aug-2003 Tap dancer
Cissy Houston
Singer
30-Sep-1933   Gospel singer, Mother of Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
Singer
9-Aug-1963 11-Feb-2012 Diva and cautionary tale
Jenifer Lewis
Actor
25-Jan-1957   The Preacher's Wife
Lionel Richie
Singer/Songwriter
20-Jun-1949   All Night Long, former Commodore
Shyheim
Rapper
14-Nov-1977   The Rugged Child
Courtney B. Vance
Actor
12-Mar-1960   ADA Ron Carver in Law & Order: CI
Denzel Washington
Actor
28-Dec-1954   Training Day
Victor Williams
Actor
19-Sep-1970   The King of Queens

CAST

Denzel Washington   ...   Dudley
Whitney Houston   ...   Julia Biggs
Courtney B. Vance   ...   Henry Biggs
Gregory Hines   ...   Joe Hamilton
Jenifer Lewis   ...   Marguerite Coleman
Loretta Devine   ...   Beverly
Lionel Richie   ...   Britsloe
Paul Bates   ...   Saul Jeffreys
The Georgia Mass Choir   ...   Choristers
And Introducing
Justin Pierre Edmund   ...   Jeremiah Biggs
Lex Monson   ...   Osbert
Darvel Davis, Jr.   ...   Hakim
William James Stiggers, Jr.   ...   Billy Eldridge
Marcella Lowery   ...   Anna Eldridge
Cissy Houston   ...   Mrs. Havergal
Aaron A. McConnaughey   ...   Teen
Shyheim   ...   Teen
Taral Hicks   ...   Teen
Kennan Scott   ...   Teen
Jernard B. Burks   ...   Pizza Man
Michael Alexander Jackson   ...   Robber
Jaime Tirelli   ...   Liquor Store Owner
Shari Headley   ...   Arlene Chattan
Lizan Mitchell   ...   Judge
Robert Colston   ...   Bailiff
Victor Williams   ...   Robbie
JulieHera DeStefano   ...   Receptionist
Charlotte d'Amboise   ...   Deborah Paige
Delores Mitchell   ...   Mary Halford
David Langston Smyrl   ...   Hanley's Waiter
Harsh Nayyar   ...   Christmas Tree Man
Jazz Quintet
Mervyn Warren   ...   Piano
Roy Haynes   ...   Drums
George Coleman   ...   Sax
Ted Dunbar   ...   Guitar
Jamil Nasser   ...   Bass
Helmar Augustus Cooper   ...   Johnson Keeley
St. Cecilia Choir   ...   Hamilton's Caroleres
Mary Bond Davis   ...   Bernita
Toukie Smith   ...   Teleprompter Operator
St Matthew's Choir & Band -- The Georgia Mass Choir & Band
Mozelle Hawkins Allen   ...   Chorister
Eloise Beasley   ...   Chorister
Yolanda Beasley-Prime   ...   Chorister
Cassondra M. Breedlove   ...   Chorister
Dirk Chaney   ...   Chorister
Brenda J. Childs   ...   Chorister
Anthony Dean Copeland   ...   Chorister
Hayward Cromartie   ...   Chorister
Betty Cromartie Davis   ...   Chorister
Valerie Inez Edwards   ...   Chorister
Kimberley M. Garrett   ...   Chorister
Rutha Harris   ...   Chorister
Carolyn Henry   ...   Chorister
Gary Nuckles-Holt   ...   Chorister
Teretha G. Houston   ...   Chorister
Angela L. Jones   ...   Chorister
Morris Vernon Jones   ...   Chorister
Rose Merry Jordan   ...   Chorister
Jacqueline Martin   ...   Chorister
Betty Matthews   ...   Chorister
Rev. Corey McGee   ...   Chorister
NaGuanda Miller   ...   Chorister
Sharon A. Mitchell   ...   Chorister
Beverly S. Nixon   ...   Chorister
Krishna Presha   ...   Chorister
Jacqulyn V. Saunders   ...   Chorister
Constance Small   ...   Chorister
Troy L. Sneed, Sr.   ...   Chorister
Rev. Lawrence K. Thomas   ...   Chorister
Ulisa A. Thomas   ...   Chorister
V. Ranaldo Welcome   ...   Chorister
Berta J. Williams   ...   Chorister
Kimberly L. Wright   ...   Chorister
Musicians
Steven Brown   ...   Drums
Rick Carter   ...   Bass
Sterling Holloman II   ...   Lead Guitar
Rev. Kenneth Paden   ...   Piano
Dwain L. White   ...   Organist
Eldridge Kids
Aaron Jordan   ...   Eldridge Kid
Yakin Manassah Jordan   ...   Eldridge Kid
Joshua Jordan   ...   Donkey -- Nativity Choir
Tiffany Joseph   ...   Shepherd -- Nativity Choir
Jessica Malloy   ...   Mary and Jessica -- Nativity Choir
Beverly's Children
Amia Hart   ...   Beverly's Child
Brittany Anderson   ...   Sheep -- Nativity Choir
Christopher Malloy   ...   Angel -- Nativity Choir
Nativity Choir
Andal Fequiere   ...   Joseph and Michael
Mark Gilbert   ...   Three Wise Men
Michael Marshall   ...   Three Wise Men
Shaun Purefoy   ...   Three Wise Men
Tiffiny Monet Graham   ...   Angel
Khalia Hamilton-Montoute   ...   Angel
Marquis Bowen-Wallace   ...   Shepherd
Lakeya Enos   ...   Shepherd
Christine Lameisha Koon   ...   Camel
Anthony Biggham   ...   Lamb
Taleah Enos   ...   Ox
4 Painting Singers
Jerry Brunsin   ...   Painting Singer
Anthony Burnett   ...   Painting Singer
Kevin Mitchell   ...   Painting Singer
Phillip Mitchell   ...   Painting Singer

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