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Leap of Faith (18-Dec-1992)

Director: Richard Pearce

Writer: Janus Cercone

Music Score Composed and Conducted by: Cliff Eidelman

Producers: Michael Manheim; David V. Picker

Keywords: Comedy, Drama, Bible, Con Artists

Charlatan evangelist Jonas Nightingale's entourage, whose faith healing targets the sick, is stranded in the small town of Rustwater, Kansas until one of their trucks can be repaired. Seemingly a poor target for their schtick, they set about anyway gaining the necessary permit and setting up a show. Atypical serious role yields one of Steve Martin's best performances. Filmed on location in Plainview, Texas.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lolita Davidovich
Actor
15-Jul-1961   The Agency
M. C. Gainey
Actor
18-Jan-1948   Sideways
Lukas Haas
Actor
16-Apr-1976   Amish boy in Witness
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
Meat Loaf
Musician
27-Sep-1947   Bat Out of Hell
Steve Martin
Comic
14-Aug-1945   The Jerk
Liam Neeson
Actor
7-Jun-1952   Rob Roy, Gangs of New York
Debra Winger
Actor
16-May-1955   An Officer and a Gentleman

CAST

Steve Martin   ...   Jonas
Debra Winger   ...   Jane
Lolita Davidovich   ...   Marva
Lukas Haas   ...   Boyd
Meat Loaf   ...   Hoover
Philip Seymour Hoffman   ...   Matt
M. C. Gainey   ...   Tiny
La Chanze   ...   Georgette
Delores Hall   ...   Ornella
John Toles-Bey   ...   Titus
Albertina Walker   ...   Lucille
and
Liam Neeson   ...   Will
Ricky Dillard   ...   Ricky
Vince Davis   ...   Roger
Troy Evans   ...   Dade
Phyllis Somerville   ...   Dolores
David L. Emmons   ...   Jerry Joe
Mark Walters   ...   Calvin
James N. Harrell   ...   Ramsey
Vernon Grote   ...   Rafe
Mary Jackson   ...   Emma Schlarp
Margaret Bowman   ...   Woman with Cherries Hat
Jennifer Snyder   ...   Glitter Jeans Girl
Deborah Hope   ...   Glitter Jeans' Mother
Ed K. Geldart   ...   Brown Jacket
Marietta Marich   ...   Mrs. Hawkins
Grover Washington   ...   Old Black Man
Suzi McLaughlin   ...   Weather Worn Woman
Salvador Hernandez   ...   Young Man
Casey Hammer   ...   Nineteen
Blue Deckert   ...   Jake
Jane Milburn   ...   Sadie
Norm Colvin   ...   Man #1
Maria Arita   ...   Female TV Anchor
Dave Hager   ...   Trucker
Jason McGuire   ...   Tough Kid
Melodee Bowman   ...   Calvin's Wife
Angels of Mercy
Shirley Ash   ...   Angel of Mercy
Angela Blair   ...   Angel of Mercy
Cornelius Clark   ...   Angel of Mercy
Georgia Ellis   ...   Angel of Mercy
Rev. Tommy Ray Green   ...   Angel of Mercy
Felicia House   ...   Angel of Mercy
Tarsha Jackson   ...   Angel of Mercy
La Dale Kemp   ...   Angel of Mercy
Lizz Lee   ...   Angel of Mercy
Lawrence Matthews   ...   Angel of Mercy
Gheri LeGree-McDonald   ...   Angel of Mercy
Shun Pace-Rhodes   ...   Angel of Mercy
Lynette Hawkins Stephens   ...   Angel of Mercy
Stephanie Stephens   ...   Angel of Mercy
Cherrie Thompson   ...   Angel of Mercy
Leon P. Turner   ...   Angel of Mercy
Lulanger Washington III   ...   Angel of Mercy
Gabrielle West   ...   Angel of Mercy
Leroy Williams   ...   Angel of Mercy
Eugene Young IV   ...   Angel of Mercy

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