The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Cancer took Henrietta Lacks, her cells brought forth new science, her family brought her story home. Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of the critically-acclaimed book.
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Cancer took Henrietta Lacks, her cells brought forth new science, her family brought her story home. Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of the critically-acclaimed book.

Original Release

04/22/2017

US Release

04/22/2017

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Cast

Rose Byrne Rebecca Skloot
Renee Elise Goldsberry Henrietta Lacks
Oprah Winfrey Deborah Lacks
Ninja N. Devoe Country Girl Mae
Lisa Arrindell Ethel / Aunt Ethel
Earl Poitier Cousin Josh
L. Warren Young Young Day Lacks / Day Lacks
Patrick R. Walker Cousin Fred
Jane Rumbaua Dr. Susan Hsu / Mrs. Hsu
Sylvia Grace Crim Mary Kubick / Mary Kubicek
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

George C. Wolfe

Writers

Rebecca Skloot, Peter Landesman, George C. Wolfe, Alexander Woo

Cast

Rose Byrne Rebecca Skloot
Renee Elise Goldsberry Henrietta Lacks
Oprah Winfrey Deborah Lacks
Ninja N. Devoe Country Girl Mae
Lisa Arrindell Ethel / Aunt Ethel
Earl Poitier Cousin Josh
L. Warren Young Young Day Lacks / Day Lacks
Patrick R. Walker Cousin Fred
Jane Rumbaua Dr. Susan Hsu / Mrs. Hsu
Sylvia Grace Crim Mary Kubick / Mary Kubicek
Tian Richards Young Lawrence / Lawrence (16 yrs.)
Kate Bond Young Woman
Jazzy Ellis Young Gladys
Jock McKissic Carl the Mechanic
Kyanna Simone Teenage Deborah / Deborah (15-24YRS)
Tinashe Kajese Young Sadie / Sadie
Karen Wheeling Reynolds Mrs. Margaret Gey / Mrs. Gey
Todd Lee Doctor
Jordan Eli Arellano Young Sonny / Young Sonny Lacks
Christopher Van Escobar Chris the Intern

Producers

Alan Ball Executive Producer
Lydia Dean Pilcher Executive Producer
Carla Gardini Executive Producer
Peter Macdissi Executive Producer
Oprah Winfrey Executive Producer
Rebecca Skloot Executive Producer
Kathryn Dean Producer

Editors

Aaron Yanes

2017EmmyOutstanding Television Movie Nominated
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