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Lincoln (8-Oct-2012)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: Tony Kushner

Based on a book by: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Keywords: Drama, Biography, Civil War, POTUS, Washington DC

Historical biopic recounts the story of then-President Abraham Lincoln's efforts to bring about a Union victory in the Civil War and secure passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution.

ABSTRACT
Directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring a star-studded cast benchmarked by Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln is an epic historical drama about the Great Emancipator's political machinations concerning an end to slavery in the wake of the North's Civil War victory, recounting events in the framework of a timeline that runs all the way up to the President's fateful night at Ford's Theatre.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joseph Cross
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28-May-1986   Running with Scissors
Daniel Day-Lewis
Actor
29-Apr-1957   My Left Foot
Sally Field
Actor
6-Nov-1946   Steel Magnolias
Walton Goggins
Actor
10-Nov-1971   Boyd Crowder on Justified
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor
17-Feb-1981   Third Rock From the Sun
Lukas Haas
Actor
16-Apr-1976   Amish boy in Witness
Jackie Earle Haley
Actor
14-Jul-1961   Breaking Away
Jared Harris
Actor
24-Aug-1961   I Shot Andy Warhol
John Hawkes
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11-Sep-1959   Bugsy in The Perfect Storm
Hal Holbrook
Actor
17-Feb-1925   Mark Twain Tonight
Gregory Itzin
Actor
20-Apr-1948   President Charles Logan on 24
Tommy Lee Jones
Actor
15-Sep-1946   Men in Black
Kevin Kline
Actor
24-Oct-1947   A Fish Called Wanda
Dakin Matthews
Actor
7-Nov-1940   Character actor
Bruce McGill
Actor
11-Jul-1950   Character actor, Animal House
S. Epatha Merkerson
Actor
28-Nov-1952   Lt. Van Buren on Law & Order
Tim Blake Nelson
Actor
11-May-1964   O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Lee Pace
Actor
25-Mar-1979   Pushing Daisies
Gloria Reuben
Actor
9-Jun-1964   Timecop
Jean Kennedy Smith
Diplomat
20-Feb-1928   US Ambassador to Ireland, 1993-98
James Spader
Actor
7-Feb-1960   Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Stephen Spinella
Actor
11-Oct-1956   Love! Valour! Compassion!
David Strathairn
Actor
26-Jan-1949   Passion Fish

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