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Photo of Regina TaylorCora Jenkins
Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor is well known to television audiences for her portrayal of Lilly Harper in the acclaimed NBC and PBS series I'll Fly Away, a characterization that won her a Golden Globe and an Emmy nomination for Best Actress in a Series. She was also lauded for her performance as Anita Hill in the 1999 Showtime movie Strange Justice. In addition to film credits that include Courage under Fire and The Negotiator, she is a stage actress (including the off-Broadway play The Vagina Monologues) and playwright/director.

Photo of Cherry JonesMrs. Art Studevant
Cherry Jones

Widely acknowledged as one of America's premier stage actresses, three-time Tony nominee Cherry Jones won the award for her performance in The Heiress. She was also nominated for Our Country's Good and this season's production of Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten. Movie audiences know her from her roles in the Tim Robbins-directed feature film The Cradle Will Rock, Erin Brockovich, and The Perfect Storm. On television, Ms. Jones has played opposite Gene Wilder in Murder in a Small Town and Lady in Question on A&E, and in Spenser: For Hire on CBS.

Jessie Studevant (18)Ellen Muth

Arthur StudevantMichael Gaston

JoeKohl Sudduth

Dr. SiebelsArlen Dean Snyder

Ma JenkinsCCH Pounder

JosephineTinashe Kachungwe

Jessie at 5Molly Graham

Willie MatsoulisBen Easter

Mary at 13Tiffany M Wren

Mary at 26Melissa Albright

Reverend MacelroyTom Woodward

Muriel DebordBethany Larson

Tom DebordDavid Fritts

Mr. MatsoulisJohn Easter

PaperboyLogan Rees


Executive ProducersMarian Rees
Anne Hopkins
Stephen Kulczycki

Directed byDeborah M. Pratt

Screenplay byAnne Peacock

Produced byMarian Rees

Co-Produced byRonald Colby

Director of PhotographyErnest Holman

Production DesignerMarcia Calosio

Edited byDebra I. Moore

Music byPatrice Rushen

CastingPhyllis Huffman
Olivia Harris

Cora Unashamed is a production of ALT Films for Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection. It was produced by Marian Rees. The director is Deborah M. Pratt. The co-producer is Ron Colby. Patrice Rushen contributed the score. The executive producers for ALT Films are Marian Rees, Anne Hopkins and Stephen Kulczycki.

The films in Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection are produced by WGBH Boston and ALT Films. Rebecca Eaton is the series executive producer. Major funding is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS. Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection is closed-captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Caption Center at WGBH.

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