Mel gibson
Mel Gibson (Benjamin Martin) is not only one of the world's most accomplished actors, but also an Oscar® winning director and a respected filmmaker.
Heath ledger
Heath Ledger (Gabriel Martin) recently starred in "10 Things I Hate About You," the update of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" set in the vicious world of high school.
Joely Richardson
oely Richardson (Charlotte Selton) starred in the science fiction thriller "Event Horizon" and in the live-action version of "101 Dalmatians," opposite Jeff Daniels and Glenn Close.

She recently completed the independent film "Under Heaven." Other film credits, which range from British independents to larger American productions, include "Drowning by Numbers," "Shining Through,"

Tchéky Karyo
Tchéky Karyo (Major Jean Villeneuve) recently appeared in Luc Besson's "The Messenger," his second picture for Besson, who also cast him in "La Femme Nikita." Additional film credits include "Wing Commander," Hugh Hudson's "My Life So Far," "Addicted to Love," directed by Griffin Dunne, "GoldenEye" and "Bad Boys," among many others. His television credits include an episode of the HBO mini-series "From the Earth to the Moon," directed by Tom Hanks and "The Band Played On," also for HBO. Born in Turkey, he resides in Paris.
Jason Isaacs
Jason Isaacs (Colonel William Tavington) has co-starred in such films as Neil Jordan's recent "The End of the Affair" and Michael Bay's "Armageddon." In addition, he has appeared in three Paul Anderson directed movies: the sci-fi thriller "Event Horizon," "Soldier" with Kurt Russell, and the British cult film "Shopping." He appeared in "Dragonheart" with Dennis Quaid and made his feature film debut in "The Tall Guy" opposite Jeff Goldblum and Emma Thompson.
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson (General Cornwallis) recently appeared in Ang Lee's Civil War drama "Ride with the Devil," opposite Tobey Maguire, Skeet Ulrich and Jewel. "Ride with the Devil" marked Wilkinson's second film with Lee; he played Mr. Dashwood in the director's 1995 film "Sense & Sensibility," opposite Emma Thompson
Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper (Colonel Burwell) recently stunned critics and audiences with his mesmerizing portrayal of a conflicted, autocratic ex-Marine in Sam Mendes' "American Beauty," opposite Kevin Spacey and Annette Benning. In 1999, he also starred as the father of an amateur rocket enthusiast in the acclaimed coming-of-age drama "October Sky."
Lisa Brenner
Lisa Brenner (Anne Howard) makes her film debut in "The Patriot." She recently completed her second feature, "Roomies," directed by Oliver Robins, a romantic comedy about two people looking for the perfect roommate. She began her career as Marguerite Cory on the classic daytime drama "Another World," appearing just before the show's demise, from 1995 - 1996.
Rene Auberjonois
Rene Auberjonois (Reverend Oliver) has appeared in the feature films "Inspector Gadget," "Batman Forever," "The Player," "Eyes of Laura Mars," "McCabe and Mrs. Miller," and "M*A*S*H." He has also starred in the animated features "The Little Mermaid" and "An American Tale: The Treasure of Manhattan Island." Auberjonois has co-starred on the television series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Benson," for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. His other recent notable television appearances include the miniseries "Monticello" and the original musical "Geppetto."