PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
First African-American biopic to be nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Picture.
Always remember your promise to me. Never let nobody or nothing turn you into no cripple.
At several points during Ray's early career, the light switches on the wall are a modern style, not seen for years afterwards.
Ray Charles is survived by 12 children, 21 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
$20,039,730 (USA) (31 October 2004)
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