Cast and Crew of Selma

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About Selma

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Voting Rights Act.

Full Cast of Selma

Tom Wilkinson
plays President Lyndon B. Johnson

Carmen Ejogo
plays Coretta Scott King

Alessandro Nivola
plays John Doar

André Holland
plays Andrew Young

Ruben Santiago-Hudson
plays Bayard Rustin

David Dwyer
plays Chief Wilson Baker

plays Mahalia Jackson

Stephan James
plays John Lewis

Charity Jordan
plays Viola Lee Jackson

Trai Byers
plays James Forman

Stan Houston
plays Sheriff Jim Clark

Nigel Thatch
plays Malcolm X

Tara Ochs
plays Viola Liuzzo

Haviland Stillwell
plays President's Secretary

Charles Black
plays Elder Marcher

Jody Thompson
plays White Marcher

Montrel Miller
plays Young Marcher

Jim France
plays Gunnar Jahn

Harry Belafonte
plays self (archive footage)

Sammy Davis Jr.
plays self (archive footage)

John Lavelle
plays Roy Reed

Stormy Merriwether
plays Jackson's Daughter

Crew of Selma