Vendetta Information

Vendetta is a 1999 HBO original movie based on actual events that took place in New Orleans on March 14, 1891.


Nineteen Italian-Americans were accused of the murder of the police chief. After their acquittal, eleven of them were shot or hanged in one of the largest mass lynchings in American history.


  • Christopher Walken as James Houston
  • Luke Askew as William Parkerson
  • Clancy Brown as Chief Hennessy
  • Alessandro Colla as Gaspare Marchesi
  • Andrew Connolly as Sheriff Bill Villere
  • Bruce Davison as Thomas Semmes
  • Joaquim de Almeida as Joseph Macheca
  • Andrea Di Stefano as Vincent Provenzano
  • Edward Herrmann as D.A. Luzenberg
  • Richard Libertini as Giovanni Provenzano
  • George N. Martin as Judge Joshua G. Baker
  • Pierrino Mascarino as Antonio Marchesi
  • Daragh O'Malley as Dominic O'Malley
  • Kenneth Welsh as Mayor Joseph Shakspeare
  • Gerry Mendicino as Charles Mantranga
  • Frank Crudele as Angelo Bagnetto
  • Vincent Marino as Pietro Monasterio
  • Louis Di Bianco as Emmanuel Polizzi
  • Peter Didiano as Bastian Incompara
  • Giuseppe Tancredi as Umberto Scaffidi
  • Megan McChesney as Megan O'Brien
  • Stuart Stone as Tony Provenzano
  • Nigel Shawn Williams as Samuel Foster
  • Anna Mancini as Francesca Marchesi
  • Tony Mark as Mayor's Assistant
  • Conrad Dunn as Pasquale Corte
  • Ian Downie as Priest
  • Ron White as Robert Collins
  • Jack Newman as Jacob Seligman
  • Jack Jessop as William Yochum
  • Wayne Robson as Frank Peeter
  • Delores Etienne as Emma Thomas
  • Joel Gordon as William
  • Victor Ertmanis as John Duare
  • Richard Blackburn as Warden Davis
  • Holly Dennison as Miss O'Brian
  • Herbert Johnson as Houston's Servant
  • John Healy as Construction Foreman
  • James Bearden as Governor Francis T. Nicholls



The teleplay by Timothy Prager is based on Richard Gambino's book, Vendetta: The True Story of the Largest Lynching in U.S. History ().

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