Born on the Fourth of July
Born on the Fourth of July

Release Date

Dec 20, 1989

1989

Born on the Fourth of July

Drama | War

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Writers:

Synopsis

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Cast

Ron Kovic

Tom Cruise

Ron Kovic

Mr. Kovic

Raymond J. Barry

Mr. Kovic

Mrs. Kovic

Caroline Kava

Mrs. Kovic

Jenny

Holly Marie Combs

Jenny

Donna

Kyra Sedgwick

Donna

Recruiting Gunnery Sgt. Hayes

Tom Berenger

Recruiting Gunnery Sgt. Hayes

Tommy Finnelli

Rob Camilletti

Tommy Finnelli

Billy Vorsovich

Stephen Baldwin

Billy Vorsovich

Arzt

Mark Moses

Arzt

Hooker

Vivica A. Fox

Hooker

Jamie Wilson

Lili Taylor

Jamie Wilson

Steve Boyer

Jerry Levine

Steve Boyer

Timmy

Frank Whaley

Timmy

Charlie

Willem Dafoe

Charlie

Tommy Kovic

Josh Evans

Tommy Kovic

Doctor

Bob Gunton

Doctor

Maria Elena

Cordelia González

Maria Elena

Mr. Wilson

Tony Frank

Mr. Wilson

Mrs. Wilson

Jayne Haynes

Mrs. Wilson

Suzanne Kovic

Anne Bobby

Suzanne Kovic

Joey Walsh

Richard Panebianco

Joey Walsh

Vet - Villa Dulce

Tom Sizemore

Vet - Villa Dulce

Vet - Villa Dulce

Michael Wincott

Vet - Villa Dulce

Man #1 - Arthur's Bar

Mike Starr

Man #1 - Arthur's Bar

Legion Commander

Ed Lauter

Legion Commander

Vet #1 - Democratic Convention

Daniel Baldwin

Vet #1 - Democratic Convention

Vet #2 - Miami Convention

Brian Tarantina

Vet #2 - Miami Convention

Infantry Colonel

Dale Dye

Infantry Colonel

Massapequa Mom

Norma Moore

Massapequa Mom

Young Donna's Friend

Stacey Moseley

Young Donna's Friend

News Reporter

Oliver Stone

News Reporter

Young Jimmy Kovic

Sean Stone

Young Jimmy Kovic

Young Suzanne Kovic

Jenna von Oy

Young Suzanne Kovic

Neighbor

Ellen Pasternack

Neighbor

Neighbor

Joy Zapata

Neighbor

Marine Major - Vietnam

John Getz

Marine Major - Vietnam

Lieutenant - Vietnam

David Warshofsky

Lieutenant - Vietnam

Martinez - Vietnam

Jason Gedrick

Martinez - Vietnam

Platoon - Vietnam

Bill Allen

Platoon - Vietnam

Platoon - Vietnam

William Baldwin

Platoon - Vietnam

Platoon - Vietnam

Claude Brooks

Platoon - Vietnam

Platoon - Vietnam

James Le Gros

Platoon - Vietnam

Platoon - Vietnam

William Mapother

Platoon - Vietnam

Platoon - Vietnam

Byron Minns

Platoon - Vietnam

Doctor - Vietnam

Markus Flanagan

Doctor - Vietnam

Chaplain - Vietnam

R. D. Call

Chaplain - Vietnam

Marvin - VA Hospital

Corkey Ford

Marvin - VA Hospital

Willie - VA Hospital

Rocky Carroll

Willie - VA Hospital

Aide #3 - VA Hospital

Chris Pedersen

Aide #3 - VA Hospital

Patient - VA Hospital

David Herman

Patient - VA Hospital

Patient - VA Hospital

Bruce MacVittie

Patient - VA Hospital

Patient - VA Hospital

Damien Leake

Patient - VA Hospital

Patient - VA Hospital

David Neidorf

Patient - VA Hospital

Patient - VA Hospital

Paul Sanchez

Patient - VA Hospital

Nurse Washington - VA Hospital

Billie Neal

Nurse Washington - VA Hospital

Frankie - VA Hospital

Richard Poe

Frankie - VA Hospital

Donna's Boyfriend - Syracuse, NY

Jake Weber

Donna's Boyfriend - Syracuse, NY

Speaker - Syracuse, NY

Reg E. Cathey

Speaker - Syracuse, NY

Folk Singer - Syracuse, NY

Edie Brickell

Folk Singer - Syracuse, NY

Student Organizer - Syracuse, NY

Joseph P. Reidy

Student Organizer - Syracuse, NY

Man #2 - Arthur's Bar

Beau Starr

Man #2 - Arthur's Bar

Man #3 - Arthur's Bar

Rick Masters

Man #3 - Arthur's Bar

Friend #1 - Arthur's Bar

John Del Regno

Friend #1 - Arthur's Bar

Barmaid - Arthur's Bar

Melinda Renna

Barmaid - Arthur's Bar

Vet - Villa Dulce

Andrew Lauer

Vet - Villa Dulce

Vet - Villa Dulce

Ivan Kane

Vet - Villa Dulce

Young Tommy

J.R. Nutt

Young Tommy

Charlie's Hooker - Villa Dulce

Begonya Plaza

Charlie's Hooker - Villa Dulce

Madame - Villa Dulce

Edith Diaz

Madame - Villa Dulce

Bartender - Villa Dulce

Anthony Pena

Bartender - Villa Dulce

Undercover Vet - Miami Convention

Peter Crombie

Undercover Vet - Miami Convention

Paraplegic #2 - Miami Convention

Ken Osborne

Paraplegic #2 - Miami Convention

Paraplegic #3 - Miami Convention

Alan Toy

Paraplegic #3 - Miami Convention

Secret Service Agent - Miami Convention

Chuck Pfeiffer

Secret Service Agent - Miami Convention

Agent #1 - Miami Convention

Frank Girardeau

Agent #1 - Miami Convention

Agent #2 - Miami Convention

William Wallace

Agent #2 - Miami Convention

Vet #1 - Miami Convention

Eagle-Eye Cherry

Vet #1 - Miami Convention

Vet #3 - Miami Convention

Frank Cavestani

Vet #3 - Miami Convention

Fat Republican - Miami Convention

John William Galt

Fat Republican - Miami Convention

Democratic Delegate - Democratic Convention

Jack McGee

Democratic Delegate - Democratic Convention

Reporter #1 - Democratic Conventon

Jodi Long

Reporter #1 - Democratic Conventon

Reporter #2 - Democratic Conventon

Michelle Hurst

Reporter #2 - Democratic Conventon

Official #1 - Democratic Convention, Pushing Wheelchair

John C. McGinley

Official #1 - Democratic Convention, Pushing Wheelchair

Official #2 - Democratic Convention

Wayne Knight

Official #2 - Democratic Convention

Passerby #1 - Democratic Convention

Elizabeth Hoffman

Passerby #1 - Democratic Convention

Passerby #2 - Democratic Convention

Lucinda Jenney

Passerby #2 - Democratic Convention

Passerby #4 - Democratic Convention

Annie McEnroe

Passerby #4 - Democratic Convention

Vet #2 - Democratic Convention

Réal Andrews

Vet #2 - Democratic Convention

Democratic Conventioner (uncredited)

Theresa Bell

Democratic Conventioner (uncredited)

Marine Recruiter (uncredited)

Dean Denton

Marine Recruiter (uncredited)

Parade Veteran (uncredited)

Ron Kovic

Parade Veteran (uncredited)

Protesting War Widow (uncredited)

Delia Sheppard

Protesting War Widow (uncredited)

Soldier (uncredited)

Nick Nicholson

Soldier (uncredited)

(uncredited)

Henry Strzalkowski

(uncredited)

Veteran (uncredited)

Norman D. Wilson

Veteran (uncredited)

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