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Steel Magnolias (15-Nov-1989)

Director: Herbert Ross

Writer: Robert Harling

From a play: Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

Music by: Georges Delerue

Producer: Ray Stark

Keywords: Drama, Hairdressing

Six Louisiana women deal with life's travails and triumphs, united through their common patronage of Truvy's Beauty Parlor. An runaway success at the box office, grossing over $80M in total receipts. Adaptation of Robert Harling's play emerging from the experiences with friends and family surrounding the death of his sister from diabetes. Julia Roberts received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Inferior remake by the Lifetime Channel as Steel Magnolias (2012).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bibi Besch
1-Feb-1942 7-Sep-1996 Who's That Girl?
Olympia Dukakis
20-Jun-1931   Tales of the City
Sally Field
6-Nov-1946   Steel Magnolias
Daryl Hannah
3-Dec-1960   Splash
Rick Hurst
1-Jan-1946   Cletus Hogg on Dukes
Shirley MacLaine
24-Apr-1934   Terms of Endearment
Dylan McDermott
26-Oct-1961   Bobby Donnell on The Practice
Kevin J. O'Connor
15-Nov-1963   Candy Mountain
Dolly Parton
Country Musician
19-Jan-1946   Jolene
Julia Roberts
28-Oct-1967   Pretty Woman
Sam Shepard
5-Nov-1943 27-Jul-2017 Buried Child
Tom Skerritt
25-Aug-1933   Viper in Top Gun
Janine Turner
6-Dec-1962   Maggie on Northern Exposure
Ann Wedgeworth
21-Jan-1935   Lana Shields on Three's Company
James Wlcek
22-Feb-1964   Sons of Thunder


Sally Field   ...   M'Lynn Eatenton
Dolly Parton   ...   Truvy Jones
Shirley MacLaine   ...   Ouiser Boudreaux
Daryl Hannah   ...   Annelle Dupuy Desoto
Olympia Dukakis   ...   Clairee Belcher
Julia Roberts   ...   Shelby Eatenton Latcherie
Tom Skerritt   ...   Drum Eatenton
Dylan McDermott   ...   Jackson Latcherie
Kevin J. O'Connor   ...   Sammy Desoto
Bill McCutcheon   ...   Owen Jenkins
Ann Wedgeworth   ...   Aunt Fern
Bibi Besch   ...   Belle Marmillion
Jonathan Ward   ...   Jonathan Eatenton
Knowl Johnson   ...   Tommy Eatenton
Sam Shepard   ...   Spud Jones
Janine Turner   ...   Nancy Beth Marmillion
James Wlcek   ...   Marshall Marmillion
Ronald Young   ...   Drew Marmillion
Nancy Parsons   ...   Janice Van Meter
Robert Ginnaven   ...   Mayor Van Meter
Tom Hodges   ...   Louie Jones
Rick Hurst   ...   Bark Boone
Robert Harling   ...   Minister
C. Houser   ...   Jack, Jr. (1 year old)
Daniel Camp   ...   Jack, Jr. (3 years old)
Norman Fletcher   ...   Mr. Latcherie, Sr.
Lori Tate   ...   Mrs. Latcherie, Sr.
Robert Adams   ...   Dr. Judd
Carol Sutton   ...   Nurse Pam
Aja Sansone   ...   Monique
Rodney Alan Fulton   ...   Bobby Ray Ross
Spencer Henderson   ...   Dancing Couple
Sandra Asbury-Johnson   ...   Dancing Couple
Gale J. Odom   ...   Church Singer
Betsy Widhalm   ...   Church Organist
Oscar J. Bienvenu, Jr.   ...   Doctor
Teresa Beaudion   ...   Receptionist
Gladys Mallard   ...   Nurse
Betty J. Dove   ...   Nurse
Travis Harrison   ...   Delivery Boy
James Shapkoff III   ...   Delivery Man
Walker May   ...   Newspaper Boy
Robert R. Morgan   ...   Cook
Roger D. McCann   ...   Cook's Helper
Debbie McCann   ...   Cook's Helper


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