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John Dickinson (Character)
from 1776 (1972)

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Overview

Biography:
When John Dickinson left Congress, unwilling to sign the Declaration of Independence... See more »
Alternate Names:
Congressman John Dickinson / John Dickison

Filmography

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  1. "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment"
        - The Storm (1765-1790) (2015) TV episode, Played by Ahren Potratz
  2. "Sons of Liberty"
        - Independence (2015) TV episode, Played by Hadley Fraser
        - The Uprising (2015) TV episode, Played by Hadley Fraser
  3. We the People (2014) Played by Michael Fitzgerald (as Congressman John Dickinson)

  4. "John Adams"
        - Independence (2008) TV episode, Played by Zeljko Ivanek
        - Join or Die (2008) TV episode, Played by Zeljko Ivanek
  5. "American Experience"
        - John & Abigail Adams (2006) TV episode, Played by Chester Dale
  6. "South Park"
        - I'm a Little Bit Country (2003) TV episode, Played by Kyle McCulloch

  7. "Liberty! The American Revolution"
        - The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 (1997) TV episode, Played by Victor Garber
        - Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 (1997) TV episode, Played by Victor Garber
        - Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997) TV episode, Played by Victor Garber
        - The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 (1997) TV episode, Played by Victor Garber
        - The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 (1997) TV episode, Played by Victor Garber
          (1 more)

  8. A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation (1989) Played by Jesse Bennett (as John Dickison)

  9. "The Adams Chronicles"
        - Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) TV episode, Played by John Wylie
  10. 1776 (1972) Played by Donald Madden

  11. The Declaration of Independence (1938) Played by Wilfred Lucas
    ... aka "Technicolor Specials (1938-1939 season) #2: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)
    ... aka "Technicolor Specials (1953-1954 season) #9: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)

  12. The Declaration of Independence (1924) Played by Gordon Standing
    ... aka "Chronicles of America #10: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From 1776 (1972)
Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Please Mr. Dickinson, but must you start banging? How is a man to sleep?
[laughter from Congress]
John Dickinson: Forgive me, Dr. Franklin, but must YOU start speaking? How is a man to stay awake?
[More laughter]
John Dickinson: We'll promise to be quiet - I'm sure everyone prefers that you remained asleep.
Dr. Benjamin Franklin: If I'm to hear myself called an Englishman, sir, I assure you I prefer I'd remained asleep.
John Dickinson: What's so terrible about being called an Englishman? The English don't seem to mind.
Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Nor would I, were I given the full rights of an Englishman. But to call me one without those rights is like calling an ox a bull. He's thankful for the honor, but he'd much rather have restored what's rightfully his.
[laughter]
John Dickinson: When did you first notice they were missing, sir?
[...]
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