Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.

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Bird (1988)

Music/Drama · 2h 41m

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Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

The Malpaso Company, Warner Bros.

Budget

$9,000,000

Revenue

$2,181,286
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Forest Whitaker

Charlie 'Bird' Parker
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Diane Venora

Chan Parker
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Michael Zelniker

Red Rodney
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Samuel E. Wright

Dizzy Gillespie
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Keith David

Buster Franklin
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Michael McGuire

Brewster
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James Handy

Esteves
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Damon Whitaker

Young Bird
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Morgan Nagler

Kim
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Arlen Dean Snyder

Dr. Heath
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Sam Robards

Moscowitz
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Penelope Windust

Bellevue Nurse
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Glenn Wright

Alcoholic Patient (as Glenn T. Wright)
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George Orrison

Patient with Checkers
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Bill Cobbs

Dr. Caulfield
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Hamilton Camp

Mayor of 52nd Street
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Chris Bosley

First Doorman
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George T. Bruce

Second Doorman
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Joey Green

Gene
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John Witherspoon

Sid
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Tony Todd

Frog
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Jo De Winter

Mildred Berg
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Richard Zavaglia

Ralph the Narc
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Anna Levine

Audrey
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Al Pugliese

Owner - Three Deuces
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Hubert Kelly

Wilson
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Billy J. Mitchell

Prince
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Karl Vincent

Stratton
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Lou Cutell

Bride's Father
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Roger Etienne

Parisian Emcee
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Jason Bernard

Benny Tate
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Gretchen Oehler

Southern Nurse
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Richard McKenzie

Southern Doctor
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Tony Cox

Pee Wee Marquette
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Diane Salinger

Baroness Nica
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Johnny Adams

Bartender
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Natalia Silverwood

Red's Girlfriend
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Duane Matthews

Engineer
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Slim Jim Phantom

Grainger
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Matthew Faison

Judge
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Peter Crook

Bird's Lawyer
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Alec Paul Rubinstein

Recording Producer
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Patricia Herd

Nun
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Steve Zettler

Owner - Oasis Club
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Ann Weldon

Violet Welles
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Charley Lang

D.J. at the Paramount
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Tim Russ

Harris
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Richard Jeni

Morello
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Don Starr

Doctor at Nica's
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Richard Mawe

Medical Examiner
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Jim Lane

Reporter at Funeral (uncredited)
Crew
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Clint Eastwood

Director
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Joel Oliansky

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Bird

(DVD, Digibook)

2/16/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Bird

(DVD, Snapper)

1/30/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Bird

(DVD)

7/22/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

Bird

(DVD)

6/1/2010

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