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Lincoln is a biopic about Abraham Lincoln directed by Steven Spielberg. It is set for release sometime in December, 2012. The film is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of Lincoln, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and cove


  • Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the oldest son, recent Harvard graduate and new Union Army captain Robert Todd Lincoln
  • Tommy Lee Jones as Radical Republican Congressional leader Thaddeus Stevens
  • Sally Field as First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln
  • Jared Harris as Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant
  • Gulliver McGrath as Tad Lincoln
  • David Strathairn as Secretary of State William Seward
  • Lee Pace as former Mayor of New York City Fernando Wood
  • Jackie Earle Haley as Vice President of the Confederate States of America Alexander H. Stephens
  • Gregory Itzin as John Archibald Campbell
  • Bruce McGill as Secretary of War Edwin Stanton
  • Walton Goggins as Democratic Congressman Wells A. Hutchins
  • Gloria Reuben as Elizabeth Keckley
  • Wayne Duvall as Radical Republican Senator Bluff Wade
  • David Oyelowo as Ira Clark
  • James Spader as Democratic Party operative William N. Bilboe
  • John Hawkes as Colonel Robert Latham
  • Hal Holbrook as Francis Preston Blair
  • Tim Blake Nelson as Richard Schell
  • Joseph Cross as John Hay
  • David Costabile as James Ashley
  • Jeremy Strong as John George Nicolay
  • Dakin Matthews as John Palmer Usher
  • Byron Jennings as Montgomery Blair
  • Richard Topol as James Speed
  • S. Epatha Merkerson as Lydia Smith
  • Julie White as Elizabeth Blair Lee


See also

Feature on the 2012 Moviepedia Film Guide

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