The Long Walk Home 32 years old

A story of an incredible friendship.

The Long Walk Home

Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King.


The Long Walk Home Cast

Name Character
Whoopi Goldberg She was 35, now 67 years old as Odessa Cotter
Sissy Spacek She was 40, now 73 years old as Miriam Thompson
Ving Rhames He was 31, now 64 years old as Herbert Cotter
Dylan Baker He was 31, now 63 years old as Tunker Thompson
Erika Alexander She was 21, now 53 years old as Selma Cotter
Lexi Randall She was 10, now 43 years old as Mary Catherine
Chelcie Ross He was 48, now 80 years old as Martin
Dwight Schultz He was 43, now 75 years old as Norman Thompson
Haynes Brooke as Policeman at Oak Park
Jason Weaver (jockey) He was 18, now 51 years old as Franklin Cotter

The Long Walk Home Crew

Name Department
Richard Pearce as Director. He was 47 (now 80) years old Directing
John Cork as Writer. He was 40 (now 73) years old Writing
The Long Walk Home poster
The Long Walk Home (32 years)

A story of an incredible friendship.

  • Release day: Friday, December 21, 1990
  • Runtime: 97 minutes