Executive Decision: Cast

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KURT RUSSELL (David Grant) has enjoyed a successful acting career since he was 12 years old, when he was cast as the star of the TV series "The Travels of Jamie McPheeters." After starring in numerous Disney movies and television programs, he earned critical and public acclaim for his starring performance in the telefilm "Elvis," directed by John Carpenter, for which Russell received an Emmy nomination. He collaborated with Carpenter again on the features "The Thing," "Escape from New York" and "Big Trouble in Little China."

Russell went on to star in Robert Zemekis' "Used Cars," Mike Nichols' "Silkwood," Jonathan Demme's "Swing Shift," Robert Towne's "Tequila Sunrise," Andre Konchalevsky's "Tango & Cash" and Ron Howard's "Backdraft." His other film credits include "The Mean Season," "The Best of Times," "Winter People," "Overboard," "Captain Ron" and "Unlawful Entry."

Most recently Russell was seen as Wyatt Earp in the hit Western, "Tombstone," and in the futuristic adventure "Stargate." He will next star in "Escape from L.A.," again for John Carpenter.

STEVEN SEAGAL (Lt. Col. Austin Travis) recently reprised his starring role as Casey Ryback in "Under Siege 2: Dark Territory," a role he created in the action hit "Under Siege." In addition to starring in "Under Siege 2: Dark Territory," Seagal was one of the film's producers.

Seagal made his motion-picture debut impressively, starring in 1988's "Above the Law," which launched him from a virtual unknown to a leading action star. He also co-wrote and produced that film.

Seagal went on to star in "Hard To Kill" in 1990. That film was followed by the box-office smash "Marked For Death," which grossed $10.5 million in its opening weekend alone. "Out For Justice," which Seagal also produced, was followed by "Under Siege" and his most recent film, "On Deadly Ground," which marked his directorial debut.

Seagal will next star in and produce "The Glimmer Man."

HALLE BERRY (Jean) recently starred opposite Jessica Lange in the critically acclaimed "Losing Isaiah." Her other film credits include "Father Hood," the summer hit "The Flintstones," Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever," "The Last Boy Scout," "Boomerang" (which earned her nominations for an NAACP Image Award and a Hollywood Women's Press Association Best Newcomer Award), "Strictly Business," "The Program" and the upcoming "Race the Sun."

Berry also starred in the title role of Queen Jackson in the acclaimed television miniseries "Queen," in the Showtime special "Solomon and Sheba," and in the documentary "A Century of Women." She will next be seen starring in the feature film "Rich Man's Wife."

JOHN LEGUIZAMO (Rat) wrote and performed onstage in the one-man show "Mambo Mouth," for which he received Obie, Outer Critics Circle and Vanguard Awards. He went on to receive an ACE Award for his Comedy Central television special, "The Talent Pool." His second live one-man show, "Spic-O-Rama," received numerous awards, including the Dramatists Guild's Hull-Warriner Award for Best American Play, and Leguizamo received a Drama Desk Award for Best Solo Performance. "Spic-O-Rama" also aired on HBO and received four ACE Awards.

Leguizamo studied acting with Lee Strasberg and Wynn Handman and at New York University. His first television role was in "Miami Vice." His many film credits include Brian de Palma's "Casualties of War" and "Carlito's Way," as well as "Revenge," "Hangin' with the Homeboys," Mike Nichols' "Regarding Henry," "Whispers in the Dark," "The Super Mario Brothers" and, most recently, "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar."

OLIVER PLATT (Cahill) began working in motion pictures after appearing on episodes of television's "The Equalizer" and "Miami Vice." His feature-film credits include "Married to the Mob," "Working Girl," "Postcards from the Edge," "Flatliners," "Diggstown," "The Three Musketeers," "Benny & Joon" and "Indecent Proposal."

Platt recently starred opposite Jerry Lewis in "Funny Bones," and was seen in "The Infiltrator," an original film for HBO in which he played an Israeli journalist undercover among German neo-Nazis.

JOE MORTON (Cappy) starred with Keanu Reeves in "Speed," with Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and in Gary Sinese's film version of "Of Mice and Men." His other film credits include "City of Hope" and "The Brother From Another Planet" (both written and directed by John Sayles), as well as "Tap," "...And Justice for All," "Crossroads," "Zelly and Me," "The Good Mother," "Trouble in Mind," "The Inkwell" and, most recently, a starring role in "The Walking Dead."

His television credits include "Under One Roof" for CBS with James Earl Jones; a starring role in Fox Television's anthology series, "Tribeca," produced by Robert DeNiro (which earned him an NAACP Image Award nomination) and a continuing starring role on the acclaimed series "Equal Justice" (for which he received another Image Award nomination). His miniseries and telefilm credits include "The Good Policeman," "The Challenger," "Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder," "Death Penalty" and "The File on Jill Hatch" for PBS' "American Playhouse" series. He recently starred in "New York News" with Mary Tyler Moore and Madeline Kahn.

DAVID SUCHET (Nagi) is best known for his work on the London stage and for BBC television. His film credits include "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," "Red Monarch," "The Falcon and the Snowman," "Gulag," "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes," "The Last Innocent Man" for HBO, "When The Whales Came" and "A World Apart" (for which he was nominated for a BAFTA as Best Actor in a Supporting Role).

Suchet was nominated for an Olivier Award as Best Actor in 1994 for his stage portrayal of John in the West End production of "Oleander."

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