The Temptations

The Temptations
Type TV MiniSeries
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 30mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Charles Malik Whitfield Actor Otis Williams 1 1000001
Leon "Leon" Robinson Actor David Ruffin 1 1000002
Terron Brooks Actor Eddie Kendricks 1 1000003
DB Woodside Actor Melvin Franklin 1 1000004
Christian Payton Actor Paul Williams 1 1000005
Alan Rosenberg Actor Shelly Berger 1 1000006
Tina Lifford Actor Haze 1 1000007
Jenifer Lewis Actor Mama Rose 1 1000008
Gina Ravera Actor Josephine 1 1000009
Obba Babatunde Actor Berry Gordy 1 1000010
Erik Michael Tristan Actor Smokey Robinson 1 1000011
J August Richards Actor Richard Street 1 1000012
Harold J Surratt Actor Edgar Little 1 1000013
Charles Ley Actor Dennis Edwards 1 1000014
Vanessa Bell Calloway Actor Johnnie Mae Matthews 1 1000015
Mel Jackson Actor Norman Whitfield 1 1000016
Smokey Robinson Actor n/a 1 1000017
Rhonda Ross Kendrick Actor n/a 1 1000018
Vincent Ponder Actor Pee-Wee Crawford 1 1000019
Chaz Lamar Shepherd Actor Al Bryant 1 1000020
Nyjah Moore Actor Tammi Tyrell 1 1000021
N'Tasha A Pierre Actor Martha Reeves 1 1000022
Tommy LaFitte Actor Drug Dealer 1 1000023
Lamman Rucker Actor Jimmy Ruffin 1 1000024
Shelton Hall Actor Allan--Age 8 1 1000025
Benjamin Cain Actor Glen Leonard 1 1000026
Chrystal Bates Actor Mrs Rodgers 1 1000027
Thomas Martell Brimm Actor Barber 1 1000028
Shelly Hall Actor Grocery Lady 1 1000029
Charles Brown Actor Master of Ceremonies 1 1000030
Russell Clark Actor Cholly Atkins 1 1000031
Larry John Meyers Actor Dr Klein 1 1000032
Steveland Parks Actor Lamont--Age 12 1 1000033
Melissa Mercedes Cardello Actor Flo Ballard 1 1000034
Taifa Harris Actor Mary Wilson 1 1000035
Jonnie Brown Actor Damon Harris 1 1000036
Brett Kennedy Actor Truck Passenger 1 1000037
Tim Stevens Actor Hall of Fame Presenter 1 1000038
Ricky Fante Actor Marvin Gaye 1 1000039
Christopher "Kid" Reid Actor n/a 1 1000040
Bianca Lawson Actor n/a 1 1000041
Adam Lazarre-White Actor n/a 1 1000042
Peter Anthony Actor n/a 1 1000043
Danni Vasser Actor n/a 1 1000044
Suzanne De Passe Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Suzanne Coston Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
David V. Picker Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Jay Benson Producer n/a 3 3000004
Otis Williams Producer n/a 3 3000005
Shelly Berger Producer n/a 3 3000006
Kevin Arkadie Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Robert L Johnson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Otis Williams Book as Source Material ("Temptations") 120888 4000003
Patricia Romanowski Book as Source Material ("Temptations") 120888 4000004
Helen Robin Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Fred Blankfein Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000002
Carol Green Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Deborah Dell'Amico Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Karen E Collins Assistant Director n/a 163 5000005
Bruce Lawhead Location Manager n/a 193 5000006
Jeff Stimmel Location Manager n/a 193 5000007
Lynn Lewis Lovett Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000008
Frank Morgenstern Post-Production Coordinator n/a 120842 5000009
Ellen Gannon Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000010
James M Anderson Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Russ McElhatton Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Michael Endler Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000003
Jimmy Ferguson Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000004
W Russell McCormick Lighting concert lighting designer 798 6000005
Wade Felker Dailies dailies colorist 120999 6000006
Michael Underwood Color final colorist 121024 6000007
Neil Mandelberg Editor n/a 172 7000001
John Duffy Editor n/a 172 7000002
Lauren Schaffer Editing n/a 120901 7000003
Howard Stein On-Line Editor n/a 120811 7000004
Clay Cambern Associate Editor n/a 479 7000005
Z Jean Woods Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000006
James Stellar Jr. Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000007
Smokey Robinson Music n/a 120781 8000001
Tanya Noel Hill Music assistant music editor 120781 8000002
Joseph Magee Music music engineer 120781 8000003
Kevin Crehan Music Editor n/a 214 8000004
Tom Villano Music Editor n/a 214 8000005
Daniel Carlin Music Producer rerecorded songs producer 323 8000006
Johnny Britt Music Producer rerecorded songs producer 323 8000007
Daniel Carlin Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000008
Reginald "Sonny" Burke Original Music n/a 120838 8000009
Smokey Robinson Song Performer n/a 120788 8000010
The Temptations Song Performer ("My Girl" "Get Ready" "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" "Cloud Nine" "Psychedelic Shack") 120788 8000011
Cary White Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Diana Stoughton Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Ed Vega Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Jaki Brown-Karman Casting n/a 179 10000001
Robyn M Mitchell Casting n/a 179 10000002
Canice Kennedy Casting (Pittsburg) 179 10000003
Megan Taylor Casting Associate casting assistant 160 10000004
Nancy Mosser Extras Casting (Pittsburg) 120851 10000005
Johnny Britt Dialogue Coach vocal coach 538 12000001
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Hugo Pena Costume Supervisor n/a 120895 13000002
LaNette Little Costumes key costumer 120828 13000003
Julia Walker Hair Stylist department head hairstylist 120799 13000004
Sterfon Demings Hair Stylist key hairstylist 120799 13000005
Wynona Price Makeup Supervisor n/a 517 13000006
Victoria Wood Wig Supplier wigs 121080 13000007
Kristi Johns ADR Editor n/a 220 14000001
Michael A Patillo Boom Operator n/a 215 14000002
Rick Alexander Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000003
Richard D Rogers Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000004
Rick Hart Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000005
Michael Graham Sound Editor n/a 229 14000006
Russell Williams Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000007
Bart Flaherty Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
James M Cox Gaffer n/a 268 15000002
Jan Nizen Production Accountant n/a 282 16000001
Russell Clark Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
John Jacquet Choreographer assistant choreographer 120803 17000002
Dave Sanders Stunt Coordinator n/a 120804 19000001
Eugene N Pile Construction Coordinator n/a 276 21000001
Amy D'Alessandro Titles n/a 120825 23000001
Dick Kyker Property Master n/a 120805 24000001
Diane Martin Assistant (to Suzanne de Passe) 120820 25000001
Adrienne Jackson Assistant (to Suzanne Coston) 120820 25000002
Vicki Stein Assistant (to David V Picker) 120820 25000003
Cynthia Jill French Assistant (to Jay Benson) 120820 25000004
Don Kraus Transportation Coordinator n/a 271 25000005
Mark Agostino Other playback operator 120795 26000001
Synopsis
Recounts the story of how Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams and Al Bryant became The Temptations and created hit records with singer David Ruffin. Reveals the ego pressures and drug and alcohol abuse that accompanied the band's rise from street-side harmonizing to Motown legend.