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Wag the Dog (25-Dec-1997)

Director: Barry Levinson

Writers: Hilary Henkin; David Mamet

From novel: American Hero by Larry Beinhart

Music by: Mark Knopfler

Producers: Jane Rosenthal; Robert De Niro; Barry Levinson

Keywords: Drama, Comedy, POTUS

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Belushi
Comic
15-Jun-1954   According to Jim
John Cho
Actor
16-Jun-1972   Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Robert De Niro
Actor
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Kirsten Dunst
Actor
30-Apr-1982   Mary-Jane in Spider-Man
Chris Ellis
Actor
14-Apr-1956   Character actor
George Gaynes
Actor
16-May-1917   Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster
Merle Haggard
Country Musician
6-Apr-1937   Okie From Muskogee
Woody Harrelson
Actor
23-Jul-1961   Woody from Cheers
Anne Heche
Actor
25-May-1969   Marin Frist on Men in Trees
John Michael Higgins
Actor
12-Feb-1963   The Late Shift
Dustin Hoffman
Actor
8-Aug-1937   The Graduate
David Koechner
Actor
24-Aug-1962   SNL alumnus, character actor
Richard Lawson
Actor
7-Mar-1947   Poltergeist
Denis Leary
Comic
18-Aug-1957   Loud, smoking comic
Jay Leno
Talk Show Host
28-Apr-1950   The Tonight Show
William H. Macy
Actor
13-Mar-1950   Fargo
Andrea Martin
Comic
15-Jan-1947   SCTV cast member, 1976-81
Marguerite Moreau
Actor
25-Apr-1977   Easy
Phil Morris
Actor
4-Apr-1959   Mission: Impossible revival
Willie Nelson
Country Musician
30-Apr-1933   The red-headed stranger
Suzie Plakson
Actor
3-Jun-1958   Mary Margaret Tynan on Love & War
Pops Staples
Guitarist
28-Dec-1915 19-Dec-2000 Blues guitarist
Harland Williams
Actor
14-Nov-1962   Rocket Man

CAST

Dustin Hoffman   ...   Stanley Motss
Robert De Niro   ...   Conrad Brean
Anne Heche   ...   Winifred Ames
Denis Leary   ...   Fad King
Willie Nelson   ...   Johnny Dean
Andrea Martin   ...   Liz Butsky
Kirsten Dunst   ...   Tracy Lime
William H. Macy   ...   Mr. Young
John Michael Higgins   ...   John Levy
Suzie Plakson   ...   Grace
Woody Harrelson   ...   Sgt. William Schumann
Michael Belson   ...   President
Suzanne Cryer   ...   Amy Cain
Jason Cottle   ...   A.D.
David Koechner   ...   Director
Harland Williams   ...   Pet Wrangler
Sean Masterson   ...   Bob Richardson
Bernard Hocke   ...   Technician
Jenna Byrne   ...   Sharon
Maurice Woods   ...   Kid with Shoes
Pops Staples   ...   Himself
Phil Morris   ...   Co-Pilot
Chris Ellis   ...   Officer
Edwin T. Morgan   ...   Owner
J. Patrick McCormack   ...   Pilot
Jennifer Manley   ...   Teenage Girl
Edrie Warner   ...   Judge
Richard Lawson   ...   Young Man -- CIA
Drena De Niro   ...   Gate Stewardess
Alberto Vazquez   ...   Combine Driver
Stephanie Kemp   ...   Aide #1
Jack Esformes   ...   Aide #2
John Cho   ...   Aide #3
Michael Reid Davis   ...   Aide #4
Brant Cotton   ...   Sharon's Boyfriend
Kenneth Kern   ...   Nashville Engineer
Michelle Levinson   ...   Faye
Ron McCoy   ...   Limo Driver
Derrick Morgan   ...   CIA Agent
Garry R. Roleder   ...   USAF Chaplain
Merle Haggard   ...   Himself
Jim Belushi   ...   Himself
George Gaynes   ...   Sen. Cole
Rick Scarry   ...   White House Reporter
Cliff B. Howard   ...   Ranger
Furley Lumpkin   ...   Raking Dad #1
Sean Fenton   ...   Raking Dad #2
Nikki Crawford   ...   Mom
John Franklin   ...   Jockey #1
Kevin Furlong   ...   Jockey #2
Lu Elrod   ...   Southern Woman
Michael Villani   ...   Male Commentator
Shirley Prestia   ...   Crossfire Moderator
Warren Wilson   ...   Crossfire Interviewer
Terry Anzur   ...   Factory Reporter
Melissa Gardner   ...   Santa Fe Reporter
Giselle Fernandez   ...   Female Press Person
Christine Devine   ...   Chicago Newscaster
Richard Saxton   ...   Chicago Newscaster #2
Geoffrey Blake   ...   Media Guy #1
Jerry Levine   ...   Media Guy #2
Jack Shearer   ...   Sklansky
Emmett Miller   ...   News Break Reporter
Bill Handel   ...   Andrews AFB Reporter
Arlene Afshangol   ...   Albanian Girl
Hope Garber   ...   Albanian Grandmother
Gina Menza   ...   Press Room Reporter
Maggie Mellin   ...   Mrs. Rose
Tom Murray   ...   Aircraft Carrier Reporter
Ralph Tabakin   ...   Southern Man
Marguerite Moreau   ...   Teenage Girl in Audience
Jay Leno   ...   Himself
"American Dream" Singers
Nicole Avant   ...   American Dream Singer
Tom Bahler   ...   American Dream Singer
Allen Carter   ...   American Dream Singer
Carmen Carter   ...   American Dream Singer
Lance Eaton   ...   American Dream Singer
Karen Geraghty   ...   American Dream Singer
Jim Gilstrap   ...   American Dream Singer
Jennifer Gross   ...   American Dream Singer
Wendy Lou Halvorsen   ...   American Dream Singer
Anthony Holiday   ...   American Dream Singer
Brad Kalas   ...   American Dream Singer
Billy Trudel   ...   American Dream Singer
Mark Vieha   ...   American Dream Singer
Julia Waters   ...   American Dream Singer
Oren Waters   ...   American Dream Singer
Maxine Waters   ...   American Dream Singer

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