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Coming to America (29-Jun-1988)

Director: John Landis

Writers: Barry W. Blaustein; Eddie Murphy; David Sheffield

Music Score by: Nile Rogers

Producers: George Folsey, Jr.; Robert D. Wachs

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, New York

To avoid an arranged marriage, wealthy Prince Akeem of Zamunda and a trusted servant travel incognito to Queens, New York City in order to find a woman who honestly loves him. This fish-out-of-water story is Eddie Murphy's best film.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Abrahams
Film Director
10-May-1944   Airplane!
Don Ameche
Actor
31-May-1904 6-Dec-1993 Trading Places
John Amos
Actor
27-Dec-1939   James Evans on Good Times
Louie Anderson
Comic
24-Mar-1953   Host of Family Feud, 1999-2002
Garcelle Beauvais
Actor
26-Nov-1966   ADA Heywood on NYPD Blue
Ralph Bellamy
Actor
17-Jun-1904 29-Nov-1991 Trading Places
Vanessa Bell Calloway
Actor
20-Mar-1957   Coming to America
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Film Director
30-Sep-1956   Glitter
Victoria Dillard
Actor
20-Sep-1969   Janelle Cooper on Spin City
Frankie Faison
Actor
10-Jun-1949   Commissioner Burrell on The Wire
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Actor
2-Jan-1968   Show him the money already
Arsenio Hall
Talk Show Host
12-Feb-1955   The Arsenio Hall Show
Shari Headley
Actor
15-Jul-1964   All My Children
Samuel L. Jackson
Actor
21-Dec-1948   Pulp Fiction
James Earl Jones
Actor
17-Jan-1931   Voice of Darth Vader and CNN
Eriq La Salle
Actor
23-Jul-1962   ER
Calvin Lockhart
Actor
18-Sep-1934 29-Mar-2007 Uptown Saturday Night
Eddie Murphy
Comic
3-Apr-1961   Beverly Hills Cop
Madge Sinclair
Actor
28-Apr-1938 20-Dec-1995 Nurse Shoop on Trapper John
Jake Steinfeld
Fitness Guru
21-Feb-1958   Body By Jake

CAST

Eddie Murphy   ...   Prince Akeem, etc.
Arsenio Hall   ...   Semmi, etc.
James Earl Jones   ...   King Jaffe Joffer
John Amos   ...   Cleo McDowell
Madge Sinclair   ...   Queen Aoleon
Shari Headley   ...   Lisa McDowell
Paul Bates   ...   Oha
Eriq La Salle   ...   Darryl Jenks
Frankie Faison   ...   Landlord
Vanessa Bell Calloway   ...   Imani Izzi
Louie Anderson   ...   Maurice
Allison Dean   ...   Patrice McDowell
Sheila Johnson   ...   Lady-in-Waiting
Jake Steinfeld   ...   Cab Driver
Calvin Lockhart   ...   Col. Izzi
Samuel L. Jackson   ...   Hold-Up Man
Garcelle Beauvais   ...   Rose Bearer
Feather   ...   Rose Bearer
Stephanie Simon   ...   Rose Bearer
Victoria Dillard   ...   Bather
Felicia Taylor   ...   Bather
Michele Watley   ...   Bather
Raymond D. Turner   ...   T-Shirt Hawker
Billi Gordon   ...   Large Woman
Cuba Gooding, Jr.   ...   Boy Getting Haircut
Clint Smith   ...   Sweets
Uncle Ray Murphy   ...   Stu
Ruben Hudson   ...   Street Hustler
Paulette Banoza   ...   Soul Glo Woman
Clyde R. Jones   ...   Soul Glo Man
Patricia Matthews   ...   Devil Woman
Mary Bond Davis   ...   Big Stank Woman
Kara Young   ...   Stuck-Up Girl
Carla Earle   ...   Tough Girl
Karen Renee Owens   ...   Ex-Siamese Twin
Sharon Renee Owens   ...   Ex-Siamese Twin
Lisa Gumora   ...   Kinky Girl
June Boykins   ...   Strange Woman
Janette Colon   ...   Fresh Peaches
Vanessa Colon   ...   Sugar Cube
Monique Mannen   ...   Boring Girl
Mindora Mimms   ...   Awareness Woman
Cynthia Finkley   ...   Awareness Woman
David Sosna   ...   Cartier Delivery Man
Vondie Curtis-Hall   ...   Basketball Game Vendor
Dottie   ...   Dottie (dog)
Arthur Adams   ...   Mr. Jenks
Loni Kaye Harkless   ...   Mrs. Jenks
Montrose Hagins   ...   Grandma Jenks
Tonja Rivers   ...   Party Guest
Don Ameche   ...   Mortimer Duke
Ralph Bellamy   ...   Randolph Duke
Elaine Kagan   ...   Telegraph Lady
Michael Tadross   ...   Taxi Driver
Steve White   ...   Subway Guy
Helen Hanft   ...   Subway Lady
Birdie M. Hale   ...   Elderly Passenger
Jim Abrahams   ...   Face on Cutting Room Floor
Dancers
Leah Aldridge   ...   Dancer
Aurorah Allain   ...   Dancer
Paula Brown   ...   Dancer
Dwayne Chattman   ...   Dancer
Stephanie Clark   ...   Dancer
Victoria Dillard   ...   Dancer
Robin Dimension   ...   Dancer
Shaun Earl   ...   Dancer
Eric L. Ellis   ...   Dancer
Sharon Ferrol   ...   Dancer
Eric D. Henderson   ...   Dancer
Gigi Hunter   ...   Dancer
Debra L. Johnson   ...   Dancer
Tanya Lynne Lee   ...   Dancer
Jimmy Locust   ...   Dancer
Monique Mannen   ...   Dancer
Karen Renee Owens   ...   Dancer
Sharon Renee Owens   ...   Dancer
Donna M. Perkins   ...   Dancer
Dionne Rockhold   ...   Dancer
Gina Consuela Rose   ...   Dancer
Randolph Scott   ...   Dancer
Robbin Tasha-Ford   ...   Dancer
Jerald Vincent   ...   Dancer
Eyan Williams   ...   Dancer

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