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Charlie Wilson's War (21-Dec-2007)

Director: Mike Nichols

Writer: Aaron Sorkin

Based on a book: Charlie Wilson's War by George Crile

Keywords: Drama, Biography, Afghanistan

A little-known Congressman from Texas champions the cause of supporting the fight against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of conservative dragon Joanne Herring and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos, the covert budget to the mujahideen rebels is increased two-hundredfold, providing antitank weapons and Stinger missiles to down helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Amy Adams
Actor
20-Aug-1974   Junebug
Shiri Appleby
Actor
7-Dec-1978   Liz on Roswell
Ned Beatty
Actor
6-Jul-1937   Deliverance
Emily Blunt
Actor
23-Feb-1983   The Devil Wears Prada
Tom Hanks
Actor
9-Jul-1956   Forrest Gump
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor
23-Jul-1967   Character actor
Denis O'Hare
Actor
17-Jan-1962   Larry Harvey on American Horror Story
Om Puri
Actor
18-Oct-1950   East is East
Julia Roberts
Actor
28-Oct-1967   Pretty Woman
John Slattery
Actor
13-Aug-1962   Roger on Mad Men
Ken Stott
Actor
1955   Messiah series

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