The Express 14 years old

He changed our country... one yard at a time.

The Express

Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.


The Express Cast

Name Character
Charles S. Dutton He was 57, now 72 years old as Willie 'Pops' Davis
Clancy Brown He was 49, now 64 years old as Roy Simmons
Dennis Quaid He was 54, now 68 years old as Ben Schwartzwalder
Geoff Stults He was 30, now 45 years old as Bob Lundy
Chadwick Boseman He was 30, 42 years old when he died as Floyd Little
Omar Benson Miller He was 30, now 44 years old as Jack Buckley
Aunjanue Ellis She was 39, now 53 years old as Marie Davis
Rob Brown He was 24, now 38 years old as Ernie Davis
Darrin Henson He was 36, now 50 years old as Jim Brown

The Express Crew

Name Department
Charles Leavitt as Writer. He was 38 (now 53) years old Writing
John Davis as Producer. He was 458 (55) years old when He died Production
William Steinkamp as Editor. He was 55 (now 69) years old Editing
Gary Fleder as Director. He was 42 (now 57) years old Directing
Nelson Coates as Production Design. He was 8 (now 23) years old Art
Abigail Murray as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Padraic McKinley as Editor. Editing
Kramer Morgenthau as Director of Photography. He was 42 (now 57) years old Camera
Jennifer L. Smith as Casting. She was 37 (now 52) years old Production
Mark Isham as Music. He was 57 (now 71) years old Sound
Tricia Wood as Casting. She was 38 (now 52) years old Production
The Express poster
The Express (14 years)

He changed our country... one yard at a time.

  • Release day: Friday, October 10, 2008
  • Runtime: 130 minutes
  • Budget: 40000000.00
  • Revenue: 9793496.00