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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

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Cast

Cecil Gaines - Forest Whitaker
Earl Gaines - David Banner
Cecil Gaines (8) - Michael Rainey Jr.
Abraham - LaJessie Smith
Hattie Pearl - Mariah Carey
Thomas Westfall - Alex Pettyfer
Annabeth Westfall - Vanessa Redgrave
Cecil Gaines (15) - Aml Ameen
Mr. Jenkins - John P. Fertitta
R.D. Warner - Jim Gleason
Gloria Gaines - Oprah Winfrey
Charlie Gaines (10) - Isaac White
Louis Gaines - David Oyelowo
White Usher - Joe Chrest
Freddie Fallows - Colman Domingo
Elroy - Tyson Ford
Carter Wilson - Cuba Gooding Jr.
James Holloway - Lenny Kravitz
Lorraine - Pernell Walker
Sherman Adams - James DuMont
Herbert Brownell - Robert Aberdeen
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Robin Williams
Richard Nixon - John Cusack
Carol Hammie - Yaya DaCosta
James Lawson - Jesse Williams
Woolworth Diner Patron #1 - Margaret M. Owens
Woolworth Diner Patron #2 - Eric Ducote
John F. Kennedy - James Marsden
Jacqueline Kennedy - Minka Kelly
Caroline Kennedy - Chloe Barach
Freedom Bus Journalist - Danny Strong
Freedom Bus Rider - Clara Hopkins Daniels
Charlie Gaines (15-18) - Elijah Kelley
Lyndon B. Johnson - Liev Schreiber
Helen Holloway - Dana Gourrier
Malcolm X Goer - Shirley Pugh
Pastor - Bill Newman
Martin Luther King Jr. - Nelsan Ellis
John Ehrlichman - Colin Walker
Bob Haldeman - Alex Manette
Eldridge Huggins - Mo McRae
Ronald Reagan - Alan Rickman
Nancy Reagan - Jane Fonda
Senator Robertson - Rusty Robertson
Senator Kassebaum - Nealla Gordon
Admiral Rochon - Stephen Rider
Bridge Protester - Andre Allemand
Eisenhower's Military Adviser - John L. Armijo
Protester - Rex Baker
Handsome Hotel Guest - Patton Brantley
Reagan Whitehouse Guest - Eugene Brezany
Protester - Blake Burt
Man at Water Fountain - Carroll Burt
College Student - Jonathan Aaron Butler
Arresting Officer - Tom Cain
Two-Star General - Edward J. Clare
James Baker - JJ Coker
Prisoner - Markeith Coleman
Embassy Protester - Ross P. Cook
Military Social Aide - Duane Cothren
White House Child - Haylie Creppel
Protestor - Steven J. Daniels
Barbara Gaines - Donna Duplantier
College Student - Jazzy Ellis
Protestor - Adrienne Esteen
Black Panther - Guy Fernandez
Fred Sanford - Redd Foxx
Diner Attacker - Justin Gant
Pat Buchanan - Ray Gaspard
Jim Counter MGR - Tyler Gibbs
Self - Ron Glass
White Mob Leader - Douglas M. Griffin
Homeless Person - Brandon Guttuso
Redneck Bar Patron - Russell M. Haeuser
White House Guest - Gene Kevin Hames Jr.
D.C. Bus Station Passenger's Mother - A. Michelle Harleston
DC Bus Rider - Sadarias Harrell
White House Engineer - Rodney Hebert
Extra - Bria Hobgood
White House Guest - Alaine Huntington
Woman in Waiting Room - Rahsaana Ison
MacGeorge Bundy - David Jensen
Eisenhower Dinner Guest - Jim Johnson
Reagan White House Guest - Allyson Leigh Jordan
Barfly - Mark Joyce
Protester - Alex Ladove
Bus Station Patron - Tony Lawson
US Navy Admiral - Elton LeBlanc
Claudia Alta 'Lady Bird' Taylor Johnson - Wanda Leigh
Barney Miller - Hal Linden
Young Abraham - Sam Malone
Mississippi Jail Guard - John R Mangus
College Student - Starlette Miariaunii
LBJ Aide - Mike R. Moreau
White House Child - Mary Katherine Oglesby
Churchgoer - Monicah Owino
Washington DC Rioter - Darryl Perrilloux
State Dinner Guest - Jessica Picota
White House Butler - Jeffrey Poitier
Houseman - Philippe Radelet
Sophie Wilson - Tarra Riggs
Prison Guard - Aaron Saxton
Pablo Casals - William Schultz
White House Butler - Carl Singleton
Reagan Reception Attendee - Chaz Smith
Diane Nash - Kay Smith
White House Engineer - Jim Sojka
LBJ Secret Service - Andrew j Spinks
Chief Justice Warren Burger - Marco St. John
Reagan Marine Color Guard - Jason Stanly
Excelsior Guest - Valerie Strecker
President Barack Obama - Orlando Eric Street
Hobo - Craig Tate
Angry Mob Member - Joseph Uzzell
JFK VIP Friend - Bob Walker
White House Reporter - Dean J. West
Reagan's Body Man - Jake Wynne-Wilson