Trial and Error 24 years old

The 2nd most outrageous trial of the century

Trial and Error

An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.


Trial and Error Cast

Name Character
Charlize Theron She was 21, now 46 years old as Billie Tyler
Jeff Daniels He was 42, now 66 years old as Charles 'Charlie' Tuttle
Rip Torn He was 66, 88 years old when he died as Benny
Jennifer Coolidge She was 35, now 60 years old as Jackie
Jessica Steen She was 31, now 56 years old as Elizabeth Gardner
Lawrence Pressman He was 57, now 82 years old as Whitfield
Austin Pendleton He was 57, now 81 years old as Richter Paul Z. Graff
Michael Richards He was 47, now 72 years old as Richard 'Ricky' Rietti
Alexandra Wentworth She was 32, now 57 years old as Tiffany Whitfield
Max Casella He was 29, now 54 years old as Dr. Brown
Dale Dye He was 52, now 77 years old as Dr. German Stone

Trial and Error Crew

Name Department
Terry Liebling as Casting. Production
Shay Cunliffe as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Victoria Paul as Production Design. Art
Tony Lombardo as Editor. Editing
Gabriel Beristain as Director of Photography. He was 42 (now 66) years old Camera
Jonathan Lynn as Director. He was 54 (now 78) years old Directing
Jonathan Lynn as Producer. He was 54 (now 78) years old Production
Gary Ross as Producer. He was 40 (now 65) years old Production
Gregory Bernstein as Screenplay. He was 41 (now 66) years old Writing
Gregory Bernstein as Story. He was 41 (now 66) years old Writing
Mary Parent as Executive Producer. She was 29 (now 54) years old Production
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Trial and Error (24 years)

The 2nd most outrageous trial of the century

  • Release day: Friday, May 30, 1997
  • Runtime: 98 minutes