Prefontaine

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Prefontaine is a 1997 American biographical film chronicling the life of the American long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine and his death at age 24. Jared Leto plays the title character and R. Lee Ermey plays Bill Bowerman. The film was written by... read more
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Prefontaine is a 1997 American biographical film chronicling the life of the American long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine and his death at age 24. Jared Leto plays the title character and R. Lee Ermey plays Bill Bowerman. The film was written by Steve James and Eugene Corr, and directed by James. Prefontaine tells the story from the point of view of Bill Dellinger, played by Ed O'Neill, the assistant coach who was with him day-to-day, and Nancy Alleman, the runner's girlfriend at the time of his death.

Original Release

01/24/1997

US Release

01/24/1997

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Cast

Jared Leto Steve Prefontaine
R. Lee Ermey Bill Bowerman
Ed O'Neill Bill Dellinger
Breckin Meyer Pat Tyson
Lindsay Crouse Elfriede Prefontaine
Amy Locane Nancy Alleman
Laurel Holloman Elaine Finley
Kurtwood Smith Curtis Cunningham
Brian McGovern Mac Wilkins
Adrian Amadeus Finnish Teammate
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steve James

Writers

Eugene Corr, Steve James

Cast

Jared Leto Steve Prefontaine
R. Lee Ermey Bill Bowerman
Ed O'Neill Bill Dellinger
Breckin Meyer Pat Tyson
Lindsay Crouse Elfriede Prefontaine
Amy Locane Nancy Alleman
Laurel Holloman Elaine Finley
Kurtwood Smith Curtis Cunningham
Brian McGovern Mac Wilkins
Adrian Amadeus Finnish Teammate
Laurence Ballard O'Hara
Ryan Brewer 12 year old kid
Robert Burke Young Pre
Kevin Calabro 3rd Airport Reporter
George Catalano Patron #1
Wade Clegg German Security
Wally Dalton Dick Buerkle
Adam Fitzhugh Thomas Becker
Jim Freeman Patron #2
Tom Glasgow NCAA Press

Producers

Editors

Peter C. Frank

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