In this Speed movie we have watched Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock save a speeding bus and its passengers from certain doom at the hands of a terrorist. The roles portrayed in this movie by the late Dennis Hopper. In this article we are going discuss Speed Movie Cast.
Almost after 20 years we take a look back at the cast of this high octane thriller and check out what they are up to now.
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What is Speed Movie Cast?
Keanu Reeves as Officer Jack Traven –
The character of Jack Traven was gone out to many actors before Keanu Reeves which includes Jeff Bridges, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Bruce Wills, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Keaton, Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks.
Sandra Bullock as Annie Porter –
Firstly when Jeff Bridges was targeted as the star of the movie, the studio wanted Ellen Degeneres to offset his seriousness with her comedic sensibilities. When that felt through and Reeves was cast executive at Fox were not convinced their new leading man had enough star power to front Speed therefore they insisted on an A-list actress to help boost the movie’s profile.
Sandra was starred in every kind of movies like from rom-coms like While you were Sleeping to action comedies like Miss Congeniality and thrillers like Murder by Numbers.
She has also won an Academy Award for best Actress for her role of Leigh Anne in The Blind Side. Sandra also owns two restaurants in her hometown of Austin, TX.
Joe Morton as Captain McMahon –
Joe Morton is a star from Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Forever Young. He has played the role of Captain McMahon who is a superior of Reeves in Speed movie.
Joe has starred in several other movies which include American Gangster and Stealth and more recently he has appeared on television with roles in The Good Wife, Eureka and Scandal.
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Jeff Daniels as Detective Harry Temple –
Jeff is known for his range and ability to play roles both comedy as well as drama. He has starred in Gettysburg and Dumb and Dumber.
He is the face, you know well of course and in the last year you have seen him in the science fiction action movie Looper and also as Will McAvoy on the HBO series named The Newsroom. Currently he is attached to reunite with Jim Carrey for Dumb and Dumber 2.
Alan Ruck as Stephens –
Previously to playing jerky passenger Stephens in Speed. We also know him for his role as Cameron in Ferris Bueller’s put upon and neurotic friend in the 80s classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
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Enjoy the trailer of Speed movie in given below video. By watching this video you will get a clear idea regarding this movie and it will become easy for you to decide whether to watch this movie or not.
What is the List of Speed Movie Cast?
Check out the entire list of Speed movie cast with their characters –
- Keanu Reeves as Officer Jack Traven
- Dennis Hopper as Howard Payne
- Sandra Bullock as Annie Porter
- Joe Morton as Lieutenant Herb ‘Mac’ McMahon
- Jeff Daniels as Detective Harry Temple
- Alan Ruck as Doug Stephens
- Glenn Plummer as Maurice
- Beth Grant as Helen
- Hawthorne James as Sam Silver
- Carlos Carrasco as Ortiz
- David Kriegel as Terry
- Natsuko Ohama as Mrs. Kamino
- Daniel Villarreal as Ray
- Margaret Medina as Officer Robin
- Jordan Lund as Bagwell
- Robert Mailhouse as Young Executive
- Patrick Fischler as Friend of executive
- Patrick John Hurley as CEO
- Susan Barnes as Female Executive
- Neisha Folkes-LeMelleas Mrs. McMahon
- Richard Linebackas Sergeant Norwood
- Beau Starras Commissioner
- Richard Schiff as Train Driver
- John Capodice as Bob
- Thomas Rosales Jr.as Vinnie
- Sandy Martin as Bartender