Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" -- and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after witnessing firsthand the terrible state of race relations in 1960s Baltimore, Turnblad becomes an outspoken advocate for desegregation.
Edna Turnblad / Arvin Hodgepile
Franklin von Tussle
Velma Von Tussle
Amber von Tussle
Michael St. Gerard