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.
Ray Charles, aware he was diagnosed with hepatitis-C during the filming of this movie, confided to friends that if he had known he was going to live so long he would have taken better care of himself.
Always remember your promise to me. Never let nobody or nothing turn you into no cripple.
Ray and Bea's first baby has a very modern pacifier in his mouth. Apparently the baby was being truly pacified.
Producers wish to thank David "Fathead" Newman (Who still performs internationally and enjoys a healthy drug-free lifestyle)
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