The Hoax 17 years old

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.

The Hoax

In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.


The Hoax Cast

Name Character
Alfred Molina He was 53, now 70 years old as Dick Suskind
Richard Gere He was 57, now 74 years old as Clifford Irving
Hope Davis She was 43, now 59 years old as Andrea Tate
Stanley Tucci He was 46, now 63 years old as Shelton Fisher
Željko Ivanek He was 49, now 66 years old as Ralph Graves
Julie Delpy She was 37, now 53 years old as Nina Van Pallandt
Peter McRobbie He was 64, now 80 years old as George Gordon Holmes
Eli Wallach He was 91, 98 years old when he died as Noah Dietrich
John Rothman He was 57, 70 years old when he died as Puffy Man
Marcia Gay Harden She was 47, now 64 years old as Edith Irving
Christopher Evan Welch He was 41, 48 years old when he died as Albert Vanderkamp
David Aaron Baker He was 43, now 60 years old as Brad Silber
John Bedford Lloyd He was 51, now 67 years old as Frank Mccullough
Okwui Okpokwasili She was 34, now 51 years old as Malika
John Carter He was 79, 87 years old when he died as Harold McGraw
Myk Watford He was 36, now 52 years old as Sergent Daniels
William Fowle He was 241, now 257 years old as Car Salesman
Judi Barton as Marion
James Biberi He was 41, now 58 years old as McGraw-Hill Security
Raul Julia, Jr. as Bike Messenger
Carlton Wilborn He was 43, now 59 years old as Bahamas Desk Clerk
Steve Buck as Man with Red Tie
Eric Yellin as Man in Blue Jeans
Bob Wiltfong He was 37, now 54 years old as Sporting Goods Salesman
Mamie Gummer She was 23, now 40 years old as Dana
Antonie Knoppers as Fredrick Van Pallandt

The Hoax Crew

Name Department
Gary Levinsohn as Executive Producer. He was 48 (now 64) years old Production
Carter Burwell as Original Music Composer. He was 51 (now 68) years old Sound
David C. Robinson as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Bob Yari as Producer. He was 45 (now 62) years old Production
Leslie Holleran as Producer. She was 7 (now 23) years old Production
Mark Gordon as Producer. He was 50 (53) years old when He died Production
Laura Rosenthal as Casting. Production
Ali Farrell as Casting. Production
Mario Ventenilla as Art Direction. Art
William Wheeler as Screenplay. He was 39 (now 56) years old Writing
Erin Eggers as Co-Producer. Production
Betsy Beers as Producer. She was 50 (now 66) years old Production
Paul A. Levin as Associate Producer. Production
Suzanne Patmore Gibbs as Co-Producer. Production
Mark Ricker as Production Design. He was 38 (now 55) years old Art
Carol Silverman as Set Decoration. Art
Ines Mongil-Echandi as Production Supervisor. Production
Anthony Katagas as Executive Producer. He was 36 (now 52) years old Production
Clifford Irving as Book. He was 76 (87) years old when He died Writing
Joshua Maurer as Producer. He was 10 (now 27) years old Production
Oliver Stapleton as Director of Photography. He was 58 (now 75) years old Camera
Drew Jiritano as Special Effects Coordinator. Crew
Amy Fritz as Art Department Coordinator. Art
The Hoax poster
The Hoax (17 years)

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.

  • Release day: Saturday, October 14, 2006
  • Runtime: 116 minutes
  • Budget: 25000000.00
  • Revenue: 11772461.00