104 mins R Purple Rain | 1984 Drama, Music Semi-autobiographical account of a young rock star's setbacks amidst his meteoric rise to fame. 104 mins R Director: Albert Magnoli Writers: Albert Magnoli, William Blinn Stars: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day | See full cast & crew » Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 1 nomination | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 2Awards Synopsis Cast Prince ... The Kid Actor Apollonia Kotero ... Apollonia Actor Morris Day ... Morris Actor Olga Karlatos ... Mother Actor Clarence Williams III ... Father Actor Jerome Benton ... Jerome Actor Billy Sparks ... Billy Actor Jill Jones ... Jill Actor Charles Huntsberry ... Chick Actor Dez Dickerson ... Dez Actor Brenda Bennett ... Brenda Actor Susan Moonsie ... Susan Actor Full Cast & Crew Director Albert Magnoli Director Full Cast & Crew Writers Albert Magnoli Screenplay William Blinn Screenplay Full Cast & Crew Company Bob Bon International Inc Production Company Glen Glenn Sound Company Production Company Moultrie Accountancy Corporation Production Company Purple Films Company Production Company Ray Mercer & Company Production Company Sunset Sound Studios Production Company Full Cast & Crew Synopsis Semi-autobiographical account of a young rock star's setbacks amidst his meteoric rise to fame.