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List of Characters from Crash
Character’s NamePlayed by (Actor’s Name) Brief Description of Character Graham WatersDon CheadleAfrican-American detective investigating
shooting of Detective Lewis
RiaJennifer EspositoEl Salvadorian/Puerto Rican detective also on the Lewis case; she and Graham are
romantically involved.
RickBrendan FraserCaucasian district attorney whose SUV is
carjacked near the beginning of the movie
JeanSandra BullockRick’s uptight wife
MariaYomi PerryRick and Jean’s Latina housekeeper/nanny AnthonyChris “Ludacris” BridgesYoung African-American man who steals
cars & tries to educate his friend, Peter, on
various forms of racism
Peter Larenz TateGraham’s younger brother & Anthony’s
friend. He likes hockey, is later shot
by Officer Hanson
CameronTerrence HowardAfrican-American TV director who is
harrassed by Officer Ryan in a traffic stop
ChristineThandie NewtonCameron’s wife who is sexually molested by
Officer Ryan during a traffic stop (& later
rescued by him after a car crash)
Officer RyanMatt DillonCaucasian officer on the LAPD for 17 years
who has obvious racial prejudices
Officer HansonRyan PhillipeRookie cop who no longer wants to ride
with Ryan. Hanson later helps Cameron go
with a warning but then shoots Peter after
he picks him up as a hitchhiker.
DanielMichael PenaLatino locksmith who gives his 5-year-old
daughter an “impenetrable cloak”
LaraAshlyn SanchezDaniel’s 5-year-old daughter
ElizabethKarina ArroyaveDaniel’s wife/ Lara’s mother FarhadShaun ToubIranian storeowner who tries to shoot Daniel
but who ends up “shooting” Lara
ShereenMarina SirtisFarhad’s wife
DorriBahar SoomekhFarhad & Shereen’s daughter. She works in
in the medical field & does not want her
father to have a gun...
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