The Help 2011

Tate Taylor

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Runtime: 2 hours and 26 minutes




  • Jordan Sudduth Restaurant Gallant (uncredited)
  • Stuart Greenwell Barber (uncredited)
  • Julie Ann Doan Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
  • Stephanie Ward Bridge Club (as Steffany Ward)
  • Kathryn Ursy Bridge Club
  • Mary Taylor Killebrew Bridge Club
  • Elizabeth Smith Bridge Club
  • Lauren Miller Bridge Club
  • Anna Jennings Bridge Club
  • Sloane Fair Bridge Club
  • Amy Beckwith Bridge Club
  • Kelsey Scot Sugar Jackson (as Kelsey Scott)
  • Wade Cottonfield Lead Singer of Band
  • Coyt Bailey Party Guest #3
  • Emma Stone Skeeter Phelan
  • Viola Davis Aibileen Clark
  • Bryce Dallas Howard Hilly Holbrook
  • Octavia Spencer Minny Jackson
  • Jessica Chastain Celia Foote
  • Ahna O'Reilly Elizabeth Leefolt
  • Allison Janney Charlotte Phelan
  • Anna Camp Jolene French
  • Eleanor Henry Mae Mobley
  • Emma Henry Mae Mobley
  • Chris Lowell Stuart Whitworth
  • Cicely Tyson Constantine Jefferson
  • Mike Vogel Johnny Foote
  • Sissy Spacek Missus Walters
  • Brian Kerwin Robert Phelan
  • Wes Chatham Carlton Phelan
  • Aunjanue Ellis Yule Mae Davis
  • Ted Welch William Holbrook
  • Shane McRae Raleigh Leefolt
  • Roslyn Ruff Pascagoula
  • Tarra Riggs Gretchen
  • Leslie Jordan Mr. Blackly
  • Mary Steenburgen Elain Stein
  • Tiffany Brouwer Rebecca
  • Carol Lee Pearly
  • Carol Sutton Cora
  • Millicent Bolton Callie
  • Ashley Johnson Mary Beth Caldwell
  • Ritchie Montgomery Bus Driver
  • Don Brock White Bus Passenger
  • Florence 'Flo' Roach Maid #1
  • Nelsan Ellis Henry The Waiter
  • David Oyelowo Preacher Green
  • LaChanze Rachel (as La Chanze)
  • Dana Ivey Gracie Higginbotham
  • Becky Fly Woman in Grocery Store
  • Sheerene Whitfield Maid #2
  • Cleta Elaine Ellington Donna The Receptionist (as Cleta E. Ellington)
  • Henry Carpenter Jameso
  • John Taylor Missus Walters' Date
  • Charles Cooper Tire Winner @ Ballroom #1
  • Diana Cooper Tire Winner @ Ballroom #


  • Kathryn Stockett
  • Tate Taylor


  • Derrick Washington
  • Tate Taylor
  • Jeff Skoll
  • Mark Radcliffe
  • John Norris
  • Sonya Lunsford
  • L. Dean Jones Jr.
  • Brunson Green
  • Chris Columbus
  • Jennifer Blum
  • Nate Berkus
  • Michael Barnathan
  • Mohamed Khalaf Al-Mazrouei