Hollywood Shuffle 1987

Robert Townsend

An actor limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity, dreams of making it big as a highly respected performer. As he makes his rounds, the film takes a satiric look at African American actors in Hollywood.

Runtime: 1 hour and 18 minutes

 

Credits

Cast

  • B.T. Taylor Dancer
  • Lydia Nicole Make-Up Woman
  • Robert Townsend Bobby Taylor / Jasper / Speed / Sam Ace / Rambro
  • Craigus R. Johnson Stevie Taylor
  • Helen Martin Bobby's Grandmother
  • Starletta DuPois Bobby's Mother
  • Marc Figueroa Sitcom Father / Client #2
  • Sarah Kaite Coughlan Sitcom Girlfriend / Rehearsing Actress (as Sarah Kate Coughlin)
  • Sean Michal Flynn Sitcom Boyfriend
  • Brad Sanders Batty Boy
  • David McKnight Uncle Ray
  • Keenen Ivory Wayans Donald / Jheri Curl
  • Lou B. Washington Tiny (as Ludie Washington)
  • Anne-Marie Johnson Lydia / Willie Mae / Hooker #5
  • Don Reed Maurice
  • Kim Wayans Customer in Chair
  • Gregory 'Popeye' Alexander Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type
  • Conni Marie Brazelton Hooker #1 / Beautiful Girl #2
  • Lorrie Marlow Hooker #2 / Reporter
  • Sena Ayn Black Receptionist / Missy Ann / Woman on Cliff
  • Lisa Mende Casting Director
  • Dom Irrera Writer (as Dom Jack Irrera)
  • Eugene Robert Glazer Director / Teacher / Amadeus / Chicago Jones / Dirty Larry (as Eugene R. Glazer)
  • Roy Fegan Jesse Wilson / Slave #2 / Zombie
  • Jesse Aragon Audition Actor / Student #1 / Punk
  • Bobby Mardis Audition Actor / Basketball Player
  • Verda Bridges Audition Actor / Bessie / Hostage
  • Bobby McGee Audition Actor / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type
  • Rusty Cundieff Audition Actor / Slave #1 / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type
  • Richard McGregor Audition Actor / Zombie Pimp (as Richard 'Romeo' McGregor)
  • Carl Craig Audition Actor / Basketball Player
  • E.J. Murray Actor in Audition (as E.J. Murray Jr.)
  • Nancy Cheryll Davis Audition Actor / Hooker
  • Angela Teek Audition Actor / Harriet / Hooker
  • Tony Edwards Audition Actor / Eddie Murphy-Type
  • Grand L. Bush Mandingo / Ricky Taylor / Hood #5
  • Richard Cummings Jr. Slave #3 / Hood #1 / Theater Usher
  • Michael Smith Student #2 / Zombie Pimp
  • Michael Conn Teacher #2 / Police Detective #1
  • Jimmy Woodard Advanced Student / Basketball Player / Tyrone
  • Franklyn Ajaye Body Guard #1
  • Damon Wayans Body Guard #2 / Willie
  • Michael Colyar Body Guard #3
  • Donald Douglass Basketball Player / Eddie Murphy Type
  • Christopher Jackson Punk #1
  • Omar W. Hester Eddie Murphy-Type
  • Kim Genelle Beautiful Girl #1
  • Larry Cortinas Chauffeur / TV Commercial Crew
  • Shirley Ann Jenkins Cookie's Mother / Wardrobe
  • John Witherspoon Mr. Jones
  • Jesse Kitten Hood #2
  • Steve James Hood #3 (as Steve W. James)
  • Nick Stewart Cookie's Father
  • Le Tari Rudy
  • Greg Ilaye Hartwell Rehearsing Actor
  • Jake Blackschmidt Snake Killer
  • Howard Allen Agent #1
  • Steven Fertig Agent #2
  • Michael LaViolette Wardrobe Man
  • Paul Mooney President of NAACP (as Mr. Paul Mooney)
  • Beverly Brown Reporter
  • Tamra Kaggar Reporter
  • Peter Krug Reporter
  • Brad Laven Reporter
  • Charlie Edwards Reporter (as Charles R. Edwards)
  • Myra J. Picketer #1
  • Wren T. Brown Picketer #2
  • Tony Livingston Cordella
  • Kathleen Clark Award Presenter
  • Tammy Kaitz Model with Award
  • Mark Westover 1st A. D.
  • Robert R. Shafer Commercial Director (as Robert Shafer)
  • Nancy Scher Client #1
  • Stephen Adrianson TV Commercial Crew
  • Jim Beaver Postal Worker
  • Beatriz Geraldo Dancer (credit only)
  • Tommy Morgan Jr.

Writers

  • Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Robert Townsend
  • Dom Irrera

Producers

  • Robert Townsend
  • Richard Cummings Jr.
  • Carl Craig