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 couping gospel and country together.
|Tagline:||The extraordinary life story of Ray Charles.|
|Cast:||Aunjanue Ellis, Bokeem Woodbine, C.J. Sanders, Chris Thomas King, Clifton Powell, Curtis Armstrong, David Krumholtz, Denise Dowse, Harry Lennix, Jamie Foxx, Jedda Jones, Kerry Washington, Kurt Fuller, Larenz Tate, Patrick Bauchau, Regina King, Richard Schiff, Rick Gomez, Robert Wisdom, Sharon Warren, Terrence Howard, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Warwick Davis, Wendell Pierce|
|Director:||Pamela Alch, Taylor Hackford|