About the film
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Release Date: October 29, 2004
|Slogan||:||«The extraordinary life story of Ray Charles.»|
|Production Companies||:||Bristol Bay Productions, Universal Pictures, Anvil Films, Baldwin Entertainment Group|
|Producers||:||Nancy Klopper, Taylor Hackford, Barbara A. Hall, Howard Baldwin, Karen Elise Baldwin, William J. Immerman, Nick Morton, Yvonne Yaconelli, Jaime Rucker King, Stuart Benjamin, Alise Benjamin, Ray Charles Robinson Jr.|
|Writers||:||Taylor Hackford, James L. White, James L. White|
Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered coupling gospel and country together.