Driving Miss Daisy 34 years old

The funny, touching and totally irresistible story of a working relationship that became a 25-year friendship.

Driving Miss Daisy

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur, Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those types of relationships where shunned.

Credits

Driving Miss Daisy Cast

Name Character
Morgan Freeman He was 52, now 87 years old as Hoke Colburn
Dan Aykroyd He was 37, now 72 years old as Boolie Werthan
Jessica Tandy She was 80, 85 years old when she died as Daisy Werthan
Ray McKinnon He was 32, now 66 years old as Trooper #1
Patti LuPone She was 40, now 75 years old as Florine Werthan
William Hall, Jr. as Oscar
Muriel Moore as Miriam
Sylvia Kaler as Beulah
Esther Rolle She was 69, 78 years old when she died as Idella
D. Taylor Loeb as Girl at Temple (uncredited)
Bob Hannah He was 33, 39 years old when he died as Red Mitchell
Joann Havrilla as Miss McClatchey
Crystal R. Fox She was 25, now 60 years old as Katie Bell
Clarice F. Geigerman as Nonie
Martin Luther King, Jr. He was 60, 39 years old when he died as Himself (voice, archive footage)

Driving Miss Daisy Crew

Name Department
Crispian Sallis as Set Decoration. He was 30 (now 65) years old Art
Mark Warner as Editor. He was 34 (now 69) years old Editing
Alfred Uhry as Producer. He was 53 (now 87) years old Production
Alfred Uhry as Author. He was 53 (now 87) years old Writing
Alfred Uhry as Screenplay. He was 53 (now 87) years old Writing
Robert Doudell as Producer. Production
Peter James as Director of Photography. He was 41 (49) years old when He died Camera
Elizabeth McBride as Costume Design. She was 34 (42) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Laura Perlman as Music Editor. Sound
Katterli Frauenfelder as Assistant Director. She was 36 (now 71) years old Directing
Sandina Bailo-Lape as Foley. Sound
Philip Leto as Hairstylist. Costume & Make-Up
William Mesa as Visual Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Jeremiah O'Driscoll as Editorial Staff. Crew
Barry Levine as Music Supervisor. Sound
Bob Shelley as Special Effects Coordinator. Crew
Hans Zimmer as Original Music Composer. He was 32 (now 66) years old Sound
Jake Eberts as Co-Executive Producer. He was 48 (71) years old when He died Production
Gene Witham as Stunts. Crew
Lili Fini Zanuck as Producer. She was 35 (now 70) years old Production
Bruno Rubeo as Production Design. He was 43 (65) years old when He died Art
Jay Rifkin as Scoring Mixer. He was 10 (now 24) years old Sound
Steven Ramirez as First Assistant Editor. Editing
Tom Bellfort as ADR & Dubbing. He was 39 (now 74) years old Sound
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Driving Miss Daisy (34 years)

The funny, touching and totally irresistible story of a working relationship that became a 25-year friendship.

  • Release day: Wednesday, December 13, 1989
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Budget: 7500000.00
  • Revenue: 145793296.00