WorldCat Identities

Vance, Courtney B.

Works: 172 works in 536 publications in 3 languages and 25,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Television crime shows 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Courtney B Vance
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. Based on a true story
The adventures of Huck Finn by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

34 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of off-beat characters and face one challenging adventure after another
Joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discord between the two leading ladies threatens threatens to destroy church choir's chances of winning the national Joyful Noise Competition
The mummy( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension
The preacher's wife by Whitney Houston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dudley is an angel who is sent to earth to help a young minister and his beautiful wife revive their marriage. But things take a twist when Dudley accidentally falls in love with the "Preacher's wife
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten days, the American soldiers of Bravo Company fight in Vietnam to take over Hill 937, also known as Hamburger Hill
Office Christmas party( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It benefits from an excellent cast, who seem to be all in. And whenever there's a stretch of extended mediocrity, it's almost always saved by an unexpected moment of politically incorrect inspiration."--San Francisco Chronicle
The piano lesson by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Powerhouse performances transform August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play into a cinematic masterpiece in this richly-woven tapestry of a family divided by their heritage and their dreams for the future"--Container
American crime story( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le procès controversé et ultra-médiatisé de O.J Simpson, en 1995. La star du football américain est accusé du meurtre de son ex-femme, Nicole Brown Simpson, et de son compagnon, Ronald Goldman. [Allociné]
Dangerous minds by John N Smith( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this entertaining feel-good movie, a former Marine-turned English teacher, LouAnne Johnson gets a job teaching a group of tough inner-city teenagers who have come to accept failure as a way of life. Determined to earn their trust and make a difference, LouAnne pushes them and herself and both learn lessons
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line
Nothing but the truth by John Kani( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volatile story about a Washington, D.C. political reporter who writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars, she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family when she refuses to divulge her source. Inspired by true events
Law & Order, Criminal Intent( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion series from the Law & order franchise features detectives from the NYPD's Major Case Squad, bent on getting inside the minds of the city's worst criminals in order to bring them to justice
Forgotten genius( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Percy Julian's scientific breakthroughs and a biography of his life with period reenactments based on newly opened family archives and interviews with dozens of colleagues and relatives
Friends : a love story by Angela Bassett( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you met your future soul mate, but were too busy living in the here and now to realize you'd found "the one?" That's what happened when Courtney B. Vance met Angela Bassett. They ran for years as friends in the same small circles. They had some hits, but mostly misses with other partners, and they shared one spectacularly dreadful first date together. And then, Courtney and Angela connected. Experience the up-close-and-personal, real-life love story of this inspirational African-American celebrity couple. Learn how they navigate the fickle tides of fame, while keeping their relationship fresh and true. See how they've carved a meaningful life together in spite of humble beginnings, family tragedy and the ups and downs of stardom with love, faith and determination.--From publisher description
The fight by John Morgan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary captures the anticipation that the bout between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent Max Schmeling generated, the events leading up to it, the impact Louis's victory had on Blacks and its significance for Jews
Partners of the heart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story Vivien Thomas, an African American determined to make something of himself during the time of segregation, and his relationship with Alfred Blalock, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Thomas, initially hired as a janitor, was soon promoted by Blalock to learn the complexities of surgery, eventually becoming a trainer of novice surgeons and a major force in the advancement of African Americans in medicine
Race to freedom : the underground railroad( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the dramatic story of four slaves who escape from a cotton plantation in the South and travel along a clandestine network of escape routes, known as "the underground railroad", to freedom in Canada
Hurricane season by Raymond Brothers( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award® winner* Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) delivers a superstar performance in this powerful story based on real events. Amid the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina, one coach attempts the impossible: create a winning basketball team using players from five of the hardest-hit high schools in the area. Featuring Isaiah Washington (TV's Grey's Anatomy), Academy Award® nominee** Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Shad Moss aka Bow Wow (The Fast & the Furious: Tokyo Drift), rap megastar Lil' Wayne, and Bonnie Hunt (Cheaper by the Dozen films), Hurricane Season takes an honest look at disaster and shows how heroes can rise from the most devastating of circumstances."--Container
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Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives
Alternative Names
Courtney B. Vance acteur américain

Courtney B. Vance actor american

Courtney B. Vance actor estadounidense

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Courtney B. Vance Amerikaans acteur

Courtney B. Vance amerikansk skådespelare

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Courtney B. Vance amerikansk skuespiller

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Courtney B. Vance attore statunitense

Courtney B. Vance US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Courtney B. Vance yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Vance, Courtney 1960-

Vance, Courtney Bernard 1960-

Кортни Б. Ванс

Кортни Б. Вэнс

كورتني بي. فانس ممثل أمريكي

کورتنی بی.ونس بازیگر آمریکایی

코트니 B. 밴스




English (215)

German (6)

French (2)

Unchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesNothing but the truthFriends : a love storyPartners of the heartContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community