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Jacob (Character)
from "The Red Tent" (2014)

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The Red Tent: :  -- Lifetime’s miniseries “The Red Tent,” based on the best-selling novel by Anita Diamant, premieres December 7 and December 8 at 9/8c. “The Red Tent” is a sweeping tale that takes place during the times of the Old Testament, told through the eyes of Dinah, the daughter of Leah and Jacob. Airing over two nights, the all-star cast includes Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Minnie Driver (“Return to Zero,” “About a Boy”), Emmy nominee Morena Baccarin (“Homeland”), Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Ferguson (“The White Queen”), Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”), Will Tudor (“Game of Thrones”) and Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Debra Winger (“Terms of Endearment”).

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Alternate Names:
Giacobbe / Jakob


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  1. "The Jews Are Coming"
    ... aka "HaYehudim Baim" - Israel (original title)
        - Episode #1.11 (2015) TV episode, Played by Ido Mosseri
        - Episode #1.9 (2015) TV episode, Played by Ido Mosseri
        - Episode #1.1 (2014) TV episode, Played by Ido Mosseri
  2. "The Red Tent"
        - Part 2 (2014) TV episode, Played by Iain Glen
        - Part 1 (2014) TV episode, Played by Iain Glen / Will Payne

  3. The Animated Kid's Bible (2005) (V) Played by Andy Duncan
  4. József és testvérei (2000) (TV) Played by Iván Markó (as Jakob)
  5. In the Beginning (2000) (TV) Played by Frederick Weller / Ronald Pickup
  6. Joseph: King of Dreams (2000) (V) Played by Richard Herd
  7. Joseph 2000 (2000) (TV) Played by Mark Kilsby
    ... aka "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat" - New Zealand (English title) (reissue title)

  8. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999) (V) Played by Richard Attenborough
    ... aka "Great Performances: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" - USA (series title)
  9. "Testament: The Bible in Animation"
        - Joseph (1996) TV episode, Played by Gerald James
  10. Joseph (1995) (TV) Played by Martin Landau
  11. "Animated Stories from the Bible"
        - Joseph's Reunion (1995) TV episode, Played by Neil Vipond
  12. Jacob (1994) (TV) Played by Matthew Modine
    ... aka "Jacob: A TNT Bible Story" - USA (promotional title)
  13. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (1991) (TV) Played by Aubrey Woods
  14. La légende de Joseph en Égypte (1990) (TV) Played by Frédéric Vassar

  15. Shalom Pharao (1982) Played by Wolf Harnisch (as Jakob)

  16. "Greatest Heroes of the Bible"
        - Jacob's Challenge (1979) TV episode, Played by Barry Williams
        - Joseph in Egypt (1978) TV episode, Played by Walter Brooke
  17. The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis (1979) Played by Eiran Baniel
  18. Rachel's Man (1976) Played by Leonard Whiting
  19. The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974) (TV) Played by Keith Michell
  20. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1972) (TV) Played by Alex McAvoy

  21. Giacobbe, l'uomo che lottò con Dio (1963) Played by Giorgio Cerioni (as Giacobbe)
    ... aka "Jacob: The Man Who Fought with God" - USA (video title)
  22. Giacobbe ed Esau (1963) Played by Edmund Hashim (as Giacobbe)
    ... aka "Jacob and Esau" - International (English title) (literal title)
  23. The Story of Joseph and His Brethren (1961) Played by Finlay Currie
    ... aka "Giuseppe venduto dai fratelli" - Yugoslavia (original title)
    ... aka "Joseph and His Brethren" - USA (DVD box title)

  24. The Green Pastures (1936) Played by Ivory Williams

  25. After Six Days (1920) Played by Alessandro Virgili
    ... aka "La Sacra Bibbia" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "The Bible" - USA

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From Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999) (V)
Simeon: It's funny, but since we lost Joseph, we've gone to the other extreme.
Jacob: No-one comes to dinner now!
Simeon: ...We'd only eat them, anyhow, I even find I'm missing Joseph's Dreams.
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