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Music Within (5-Jan-2007)

Director: Steven Sawalich

Writers: Bret McKinney; Mark Andrew Olsen; Kelly Kennemer

Music by: James T. Sale

Producers: Brett Donowho; Steven Sawalich

Keywords: Drama, Biography, Disability

Biographical drama tells the tale of a public speaker's advocacy for disabled rights following a tour of duty in Vietnam.

ABSTRACT
Music Within dramatizes the real-life saga of Richard Pimentel, an emotionally troubled public speaker whose tour of duty in Vietnam left him with debilitating tinnitus, inspiring him to become a passionate advocate for disabled individuals and crucial supporter of 1990's Americans with Disabilities Act.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rebecca De Mornay
Actor
29-Aug-1959   And God Created Woman
Dale Dye
Actor
8-Oct-1944   Warriors, Inc.
Hector Elizondo
Actor
22-Dec-1936   Dr. Neven Bell on Monk
Melissa George
Actor
6-Aug-1976   Lauren Reed on Alias
Clint Howard
Actor
20-Apr-1959   Ice Cream Man
Ron Livingston
Actor
5-Jun-1967   Peter in Office Space
Leslie Nielsen
Actor
11-Feb-1926 28-Nov-2010 Airplane!
Marion Ross
Actor
25-Oct-1928   Mrs. Cunningham on Happy Days
Michael Sheen
Actor
5-Feb-1969   Welsh stage actor

CAST

Melissa George   ...   Christine
Michael Sheen   ...   Art Honeyman
Yul Vazquez   ...   Mike Stolz
Ridge Canipe   ...   Young Richard
with
Rebecca De Mornay   ...   Richard's Mom
Hector Elizondo   ...   Ben Padrow
Clint Jung   ...   Richard's Dad
Marion Ross   ...   Grandma
Janssen Van De Yacht   ...   Toddler Richard
Paul Michael   ...   Joe
John Livingston   ...   Mr. Parks
TyZhaun Lewis   ...   Aaron
Ron Livingston   ...   Richard Pimentel
Arlene Anchette   ...   Chinese Woman
Linda Burden-Williams   ...   Bambi
Joel Bryant   ...   Sgt. Taylor
Kevin Sage   ...   Sage
Brett Donowho   ...   McMahon
Phil Somerville   ...   Vaughn
Dale Dye   ...   General
Shelly Lipkin   ...   Doctor
Clint Howard   ...   Clerk
Chris Harder   ...   Male Student
Beth Donowho   ...   Female Student #1
Brandon Sawalich   ...   Student
Trevi Sawalich   ...   Girl #1
Natiya Guin   ...   Girl #2
Peter Crone   ...   Nikos
Gray Eubank   ...   Recruiter
Cindy Sorenson   ...   Little Person
Doug Baldwin   ...   Supervisor
Leslie Nielsen   ...   Bill Austin
Shelly Matthews   ...   Caregiver
Glen Baggerly   ...   Radio D. J.
Frank Vitolo   ...   Bar Manager
Nita Whitaker   ...   Hostess

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