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What a Girl Wants (27-Mar-2003)

Director: Dennie Gordon

Writers: Jenny Bicks; Elizabeth Chandler

From a play: The Reluctant Debutante by William Douglas-Home

Music by: Rupert Gregson-Williams

Producers: Denise Di Novi; Bill Gerber; Hunt Lowry

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

A quirky American girls learns of her estranged father's career as an aristocratic British politician, enamored with a homecoming that could spell an end to his electoral prospects.

ABSTRACT
Remake of The Reluctant Debutante (1958). Daphne Reynolds, an individualistic young woman living in America with free-spirited mother Libby, desires to meet her biological father, an aristocratic British man Libby abandoned when his family didn't approve of their relationship. An impulsive Daphne flies to London to learn that her father is none other than politician and high-society fixture Lord Henry Dashwood, presenting problems for his electoral career and her own sense of self as she naively attempts to enter his life.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eileen Atkins
Actor
16-Jun-1934   Co-Creator of Upstairs, Downstairs
Amanda Bynes
Actor
3-Apr-1986   All That
Anna Chancellor
Actor
27-Apr-1965   Juliet Shaw on Spooks
Judy Collins
Singer/Songwriter
1-May-1939   Folk singer
Colin Firth
Actor
10-Sep-1960   Pride and Prejudice
Oliver James
Actor
1-Jun-1980   What a Girl Wants
Kelly Preston
Actor
13-Oct-1962   What a Girl Wants
Jonathan Pryce
Actor
1-Jun-1947   Sam Lowry in Brazil
Sylvia Syms
Actor
6-Jan-1934   The Tamarind Seed
Bruno Tonioli
Choreographer
25-Nov-1955   Judge, Dancing with the Stars

CAST

Amanda Bynes   ...   Daphne Reynolds
Colin Firth   ...   Henry Dashwood
Kelly Preston   ...   Libby Reynolds
Eileen Atkins   ...   Jocelyn Dashwood
Anna Chancellor   ...   Glynnis Payne
Jonathan Pryce   ...   Alistair Payne
Oliver James   ...   Ian Wallace
Christina Cole   ...   Clarissa Payne
Sylvia Syms   ...   Princess Charlotte
Soleil McGhee   ...   Young Daphne
Peter Reeves   ...   Sir John Dashwood
James Greene   ...   Percy
Steven Osborne   ...   Staff Member
Mike Toller   ...   Libby's Band Member
Tom Penn   ...   Libby's Band Member
Tom Goodfellow   ...   Libby's Band Member
James Bell   ...   Libby's Band Member
Mindy Lee Raskin   ...   Bride
Stanley Townsend   ...   Bride's Father
Raffaello Degruttola   ...   Groom
Tara Summers   ...   Noelle
Newton Boothe   ...   Taxi Driver
Pieter Vodden   ...   Sven
Nita Mistry   ...   Girl in Hostel
Steven Anderson   ...   Television Reporter
James Woolley   ...   Political Advisor One
James Linton   ...   Political Advisor Two
Jonah Russell   ...   Policeman
Ella Desmond Oakley   ...   Baby Daphne
Peter Hugo   ...   Prince Charles
Matthew Turpin   ...   Prince William
Chris Castle   ...   Prince Harry
Ben Scholfield   ...   Armistead Stuart
Charlie Beall   ...   Rufus
Tom Harper   ...   Edward
Natalie Bromley   ...   Jane
Stephanie Lane   ...   Fiona
Bruno Tonioli   ...   Fashion Emcee
Antony Carrick   ...   Prince Michael
Neville Phillips   ...   Butler
Roger Ashton-Griffiths   ...   Lord Orwood
Cassie Powney   ...   Peach Orwood
Connie Powney   ...   Pear Orwood
Luke Fredericks   ...   Ian's Band Member
Tim Fornara   ...   Ian's Band Member
David Gyasi   ...   Ian's Band Member
Tom Hanna   ...   Ian's Band Member
David Temple   ...   Ian's Band Member
David Whitmey   ...   Ian's Band Member
Andrew Clarke   ...   Male Twin #1
Peter Clarke   ...   Male Twin 2
Daniel Tuite   ...   Newspaper Reporter #1
Sarah Mark   ...   Newspaper Reporter #2
Victoria Wicks   ...   Henry's Secretary
Vernon Preston   ...   Duke of Edinburgh
Elizabeth Richard   ...   Queen
Flaminia Cinque   ...   Caterer
Matt Acheson   ...   Country Club Wedding Singer
Dancers
Judy Collins   ...   Dancer
Ethel Crichlow   ...   Dancer
Ash Croney   ...   Dancer
Malcolm Davey   ...   Dancer
Layla Ellison   ...   Dancer
Peter Jessup   ...   Dancer
Jafri Jobaid   ...   Dancer
Tony Kemp   ...   Dancer
Allan Laza   ...   Dancer
Annie Lucas   ...   Dancer
Count Prince Miller   ...   Dancer
George Miller   ...   Dancer
Susan Mills   ...   Dancer
Bharti Patel   ...   Dancer
Basil Patton   ...   Dancer
Barrington Shaw   ...   Dancer
Louis Saint-Juste   ...   Dancer
Jane Victory   ...   Dancer
Sian Todd   ...   Dancer
June Walker   ...   Dancer
Thomas Michael Voss   ...   Dancer
Maureen Waters   ...   Dancer

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