Steven Spielberg helms his long-in-the-making biopic of Abraham Lincoln for DreamWorks and Touchstone Pictures. Daniel Day-Lewis portrays the former head of state in the Tony Kushner-penned adaptation of Doris Kearns Goodwin's book Team of Rivals|which chronicles the President's time in office between 1861 and 1865 as he dealt with personal demons and politics during the Civil War. Sally Field leads a co-starring cast that includes Tommy Lee Jones|Joseph Gordon-Levitt|and Academy Award nominee John Hawkes.
Cast and credits
Don Henderson Baker (Walter Appleton), Gary Keener (House of Representatives Member), Michael Shiflett (Senator R.M.T. Hunter), Sarah Wylie (Woman Shouter), Tommy Lee Jones (Thaddeus Stevens), Chase Edmunds (Willie Lincoln), David Graham (House of Representatives-Rebel Shouter), Michael Kennedy (Hiram Price), Robert Ruffin (Major Thompson Eckert), Alan Sader (Sergeant at Arms), Bob Ayers (White House Petitioner), David Doersch (Actor Demon Afrit), Gloria Reuben (Elizabeth Keckley), Jared Harris (Ulysses S. Grant), Larry Van Hoose (Avon Hanready), Ralph D. Edlow (Leo - Blair's Servant), Bruce Mcgill (Edwin Stanton), Julie White (Elizabeth Blair Lee), Kevin O'donnell (Charles Hanson), Shirley Augustine (Woman Shouter), Henry Kidd (House of Representatives - Rebel Shouter), Lee Pace (Fernando Wood), Sean Haggerty (Officer in Peace Commissioners Exchange), William Kaffenberger (John A. Casson), Charmaine Crowell (White-Minerva--Blair's Servant), Christopher Alan Stewart (Sergeant-Grant's HQ), Joseph Carlson (Joseph Marstern), Ken Lambert (Augustus Benjamin), Christopher Cartmill (Leonard Grover), Edward Mcdonald (Daniel G. Stuart), John Hutton (Senator Charles Sumner), Raymond Johnson (House of Representatives Member), Asa-luke Twocrow (Ely Parker), Elizabeth Marvel (Mrs. Jolly), Joe Kerkes (Andrew E. Finck), Martin D. Dew (House of Representatives Member), C. Brandon Marshall (Rufus Warren), Christopher Evan Welch (Clerk - Edward McPherson), Joseph Frances Filipowski (House of Representatives - Rebel Shouter), Robert Shepherd (Dr. Joseph K. Barnes), Christopher Boyer (General Robert E. Lee), David Strathairn (William Seward), Gulliver Mcgrath (Tad Lincoln), James Batchelder (Howard Guillefoyle), Jeremy Strong (John Nicolay)