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Almost a Woman Cast and Credits

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Wanda De Jesus appears in Clint Eastwood's 2002 film, the crime thriller Blood Work and will also be seen on the new (fall/2002) CBS television series CSI: Miami.


Actress Miriam Colón is a veteran of several television soap operas as well as many films including Sabrina and Scarface.


Prior to Almost a Woman, new actress Ana Maria Lagasca, an Honors College graduate of Florida International University (1999), also appeared in an episode of The X-Files.

Mr. Burnett

Cliff DeYoung
Don Carlos

Francesco Quinn
Francisco Cortez

Luis Garciá
Don Julio

Ismael East Carlo

Alexis Cruz

Angelo Pagan
Dr. Fishbeck

George Wyner
Mrs. Parsons

Christine Healy
Mrs. Moore

Diane Salinger
Miss Narayan

Anne DeSalvo
Delsa Santiago

Evangelina Martínez
Norma Santiago

Stacy Gallardo
Hector Santiago

Gabriel A. Flores
Alicia Santiago

Yanniva Mendoza
Edna Santiago

Marisabel García
Raymond Santiago

Austin Marques

Carmen Moreno
Miss Brown

Robinne Lee
Mr. Fuller

Peter Jason
Office Social Worker

Justin Williams
Field Social Worker

Dawn Didawick

Sara Rivas

Jacob Hobbs
Gang Girls

Patrice Fisher
Johanna Denis
Amy Correa

Older Raymond

Achilles Aiken
Dr. Fishbeck's Nurse

Alicia Kaplan

Sarah Zinsser

Bob Prest
Salsa Band

Son y Clave

Production Credits

Based on the memoir byEsmeralda Santiago

Directed byBetty Kaplan

Screenplay byEsmeralda Santiago

Produced byRonald Colby

Co-Produced byTim Leary Swan

Director of PhotographyCarlos Gonzales

EditorLuis Colina

Music byLee Holdridge

CastingPhyllis Huffman
Olivia Harris
Dan Ramirez

Associate ProducerHelene Mulholland

Production DesignerFranco-Giacomo Carbone

Costume DesignerEduardo Castro

Executive Producers for ALT Films Marian Rees
Anne Hopkins
Stephen Kulczycki

Series Executive ProducerRebecca Eaton

Unit Production ManagerRonald Colby

First Assistant DirectorsBradley Gross
Larry Lerner

Second Assistant DirectorRoberto Gonzalez-Rubio

Costume SupervisorJosephine Monmaney

Set CostumersTammy S. Hynes
Stephanie S. Kim

Location ManagerPatrick Reinoso

Key Make-Up ArtistMartha Callender

Key Hair StylistDavid Blair

Second, Second Assistant Director

Dan Leatham

Art DirectorLinda Berger

Set DecoratorJoyce Gilstrap

LeadmanGene Molnar

PropmasterSean E. Markland

Construction CoordinatorDaniel E. Turk

Camera OperatorLoaquii Sedillo

1st Assistant A CameraRenee Hedstrom

B Camera OperatorDarren Rydstrom

1st Assistant B CameraRichard Garcia

GafferPaul Cuffee

Key GripHiro Kakuhari

Production Sound MixerSteve Bowerman

Boom OperatorTom Thoms

Script SupervisorLiliana Molina

Production AccountantGlenn Nicol

Assistant AccountantGail A. Nicol

Production CoordinatorTed Gidlow

Assistant Production

Rachel Simpson

Transportation CoordinatorAndy R. Straub

Transportation Captain /
Picture Car Coordinator

William Barillaro

Studio TeacherCarol S. Hart

ChoreographerKim Blank

Stunt CoordinatorJoni Avery

Additional EditingBreil Mccarthy

Post Production AssistantMaru Hernandez

Voice CastingBarbara Harris

Casting AssociateElda Lopez

Supervising Sound EditorsDoug Kent
John Kincade

Music EditorEduardo Ponsdomenech

Music EngineerArmin Steiner

Re-Recording MixersLarry Stensvold
Pete Elia

Film LabCFI

Post Production ServicesHollywood Digital

Title DesignMarla Sandamela

Sound EditorialMiles O' Fun

Re-Recorded AtWestwind Media

Mastering ColoristTony Smith

Almost a Woman is a production of ALT Films in association for Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection. It was filmed entirely in the United States.

The series of nine films in the 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.

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Almost a Woman Web credits

Senior Producer
Louise Weber

Tyler Howe

Molly Frey, Senior Developer

Caitlin O'Neil

Anna Fort, Research
Julie Wolf, Editorial review
Allie Kelley, Intern

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