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Radio (24-Oct-2003)

Director: Michael Tollin

Writer: Mike Rich

Music Composed by: James Horner

Producers: Mike Tollin; Brian Robbins; Herbert W. Gains

Keywords: Drama, Football, Retards

A developmentally-disabled young man forms a long-lasting friendship with his high school's football coach.

James Robert Kennedy is a developmentally-disabled young man attending Anderson, South Carolina's T.L. Hanna High School, cast aside by his peers and finding solace in an obsessive love of vintage music earning him the nickname "Radio". His school's football coach, sympathetic Harold Jones, forms a friendship with James lasting several decades that sees young "Radio" transformed into an inspirational figure for his small town.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Patrick Breen
26-Oct-1960   Stark Raving Mad
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
2-Jan-1968   Show him the money already
Ed Harris
28-Nov-1950   The Rock
S. Epatha Merkerson
28-Nov-1952   Lt. Van Buren on Law & Order
Chris Mulkey
3-May-1948   Bakersfield, P.D.
Brent Sexton
23-Jul-1953   Stan Larsen on The Killing
Riley Smith
12-Apr-1978   Motocrossed
Debra Winger
16-May-1955   An Officer and a Gentleman
Alfre Woodard
8-Nov-1953   K-PAX


Cuba Gooding, Jr.   ...   Radio
Ed Harris   ...   Coach Jones
Alfre Woodard   ...   Principal Daniels
S. Epatha Merkerson   ...   Maggie
Brent Sexton   ...   Honeycutt
Chris Mulkey   ...   Frank
Sarah Drew   ...   Mary Helen
Riley Smith   ...   Johnny
Patrick Breen   ...   Tucker
Debra Winger   ...   Linda
Bill Roberson   ...   Del
Kenneth H. Callender   ...   Don
Michael Harding   ...   Irv the Cop
Charles Garren   ...   Clive
Rebecca Koon   ...   Waitress
Hi Bedford Roberson   ...   School Receptionist
Michael Kroeker   ...   Young Cop
Mark Ellis   ...   Football Referee
Shelley Reid   ...   Cop #2 (as Shelley Reid)
Evan Aldrich   ...   Danny
Megan Coffman   ...   Melodee
Benjamin L. Peters, Jr.   ...   Hallway Kid
Leonard Wheeler   ...   Hoop Referee
Therond Justin Adams   ...   Laird
Othello Coleman III   ...   Hanna Player
Bert Beatson   ...   Hoop Player
Ty O'Farrell   ...   Ron Wilborn
Dorothy McDowell   ...   Patricia Ann Yearwood
James Gooden   ...   Teacher
Joseph Barrett   ...   Autograph Kid
Deborah McTeer   ...   Linda's Friend
Jamie Murdaugh   ...   Student
Rev. Eugene Cryer, Jr.   ...   Pastor Wickland
William E. Lykes   ...   Assistant Coach
Tammy Christine Arnold   ...   Woman in Stands
Kasheem J. Peterson   ...   Football Player
Kate Powell   ...   Honeycutt's Squeeze
Michael Flippo   ...   Bus Driver
James Robert "Radio" Kennedy   ...   Himself
Harold Jones   ...   Himself
Mike Anthony   ...   Himself


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