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Directed by Joel Schumacher, Dying Young was adapted from a novel by Marti Leimbach. When Victor Geddes (Campbell Scott) discovers that he is suffering from leukemia, his wealthy family hires pretty, young Hillary O'Neil (Julia Roberts) to help nurse him through his chemotherapy treatment. As the two struggle through the debilitating effects of Victor's treatment, they fall in love and attempt to make the most of their time together. Campbell Scott's real mother, the late Colleen Dewhurst, plays his "reel" mother in the film. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

  • Release date:June 21, 1991

Cast

Julia Roberts
as Hillary O'Neil
Campbell Scott
as Victor Geddes
Vincent D'Onofrio
as Scott Gordon
Colleen Dewhurst
as Estelle Whittier
David Selby
as Richard Geddes
Ellen Burstyn
as Mrs. O'Neil
Holly del Rosso
as Child in Hospital
Mary Goldberg
Dion Anderson
as Cappy
George Martin
as Malachi
Adrienne-Joi Johnson
as Shauna
Daniel Beer
as Danny
Behrooz Afrakhan
as Moamar
Michael Halton
as Gordon's Friend
Alex Trebek
as Jeopardy Host
Richard Friedenberg
as Jeopardy Contestant
Duncan Henderson
as Jeopardy Contestant
Bettina Rose
as Jeopardy Contestant
Howard Morris
as Voice on Jetsons
Fran Lucci
as Annabel
John M. Rosenberg
as Bandleader
Patrick Cage
as Shauna's Boyfriend
Tim Bohn
as Guest
Trevor Fant
as Child in Hospital
Lauren Oymainan
as Child in Hospital
Erin Vallely
as Child in Hospital
John M. Rosenberg
as Bandleader
Bettina Rose
as Jeopardy Contestant
Erin Vallely
as Child in Hospital
Duncan Henderson
as Jeopardy Contestant
Tim Bohn
as Guest
Trevor Fant
as Child in Hospital
Patrick Cage
as Shauna's Boyfriend
Howard Morris
as Voice on Jetsons
Behrooz Afrakhan
as Moamar
Lauren Oymainan
as Child in Hospital
Fran Lucci
as Annabel
Michael Halton
as Gordon's Friend
Adrienne-Joi Johnson
as Shauna
Richard Friedenberg
as Jeopardy Contestant
George Martin
as Malachi
Alex Trebek
as Jeopardy Host
Holly del Rosso
as Child in Hospital
Dion Anderson
as Cappy
Daniel Beer
as Danny

Crew

Joel Schumacher
Director
Sally Field
Producer
Kevin McCormick
Producer
Richard Friedenberg
Screenwriter
Marti Leimbach
Book Author
Juan Ruiz-Anchia
Cinematographer
James Newton Howard
Composer (Music Score)
Robert Brown
Editor
Jim Prior
Editor
Richard L. Johnson
Art Director
Duncan Henderson
Co-producer
Mauri Syd Gayton
Associate Producer
Cricket Rowland
Set Designer
Rosemarie Fall
Costume Designer
Pat Lee
Special Effects
Martin Schaer
Camera Operator
Richard Arrington
Makeup
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