The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Release Date

Apr 22, 2017

2017

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Drama

Directors:

Writers: Peter Landesman

Synopsis

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

Cast

Rebecca Skloot

Rose Byrne

Rebecca Skloot

Sir Lord Keenan Coefield

Courtney B. Vance

Sir Lord Keenan Coefield

Henrietta Lacks

Renée Elise Goldsberry

Henrietta Lacks

Deborah Lacks

Oprah Winfrey

Deborah Lacks

Aunt Ethel

Lisa Arrindell

Aunt Ethel

Dr. George Gey

Reed Birney

Dr. George Gey

Country Girl Mae

Ninja N. Devoe

Country Girl Mae

Cousin Fred

Patrick R. Walker

Cousin Fred

Cousin Josh

Earl Poitier

Cousin Josh

Mechanic

Jock McKissic

Mechanic

Deborah

Kyanna Simone

Deborah

Mary Kubicek

Sylvia Grace Crim

Mary Kubicek

Mrs. Gey

Karen Wheeling Reynolds

Mrs. Gey

Lawrence

Tian Richards

Lawrence

Day Lacks

L. Warren Young

Day Lacks

Reporter

David Shae

Reporter

First Administrator

Alpha Trivette

First Administrator

Church Patron

Terrence V. Walker

Church Patron

Charlie

Sean Freeland

Charlie

Zakariyyah

Reg E. Cathey

Zakariyyah

Mrs. Hsu

Jane Rumbaua

Mrs. Hsu

Young Woman

Kate Bond

Young Woman

Gladys

Jazzy Ellis

Gladys

Sadie

Tinashe Kajese

Sadie

Johns Hopkins Student

Kayla Anderson

Johns Hopkins Student

Doctor

Todd Lee

Doctor

Young Sonny Lacks

Jordan Eli Arellano

Young Sonny Lacks

Woman at Pump

Mary Shaw

Woman at Pump

Johns Hopkins Nurse

Tatom Pender

Johns Hopkins Nurse

Chris the Intern

Christopher Robert Escobar

Chris the Intern

Scientist

Clint Edwards

Scientist

Young Joe

De'Marco Arrington

Young Joe

Alfred

Jaylon Gordon

Alfred

Henrietta Lacks Neighbor

Tashaun Stanfill-Perry

Henrietta Lacks Neighbor

Johns Hopkins Student

Matthew Bernard

Johns Hopkins Student

Young Boy

Sage Mayer

Young Boy

Rebecca's Co-worker

Elizabeth Hackler

Rebecca's Co-worker

Davon Lacks

Jaedon Godley

Davon Lacks

Elsie Lacks

Tyvonna Jones

Elsie Lacks

Young Sonny

Raphael Dante' Carr Jr.

Young Sonny

Scientist

Miguel Angel Marrero

Scientist

Reporter

David Shae

Reporter

Senior Scientist

John Merical

Senior Scientist

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