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Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara was born on February 21, 1952 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Gods and Generals (2003), The Gettysburg Address (2015) and Grant vs Lee (1999). See full bio »
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 2003 Gods and Generals
Officer in Audience at Minstrel Show (uncredited)
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 2003 Gods and Generals (book - as Jeffrey M. Shaara)
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 2003 Gods and Generals (associate producer)
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 1999 Grant vs Lee (TV Movie) (consultant)
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 1993 The Making of 'Gettysburg' (Video documentary) (special thanks - as Jeffrey Shaara)
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 2015 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
 2007-2010 Pritzker Military Library Presents (TV Series documentary)
- No Less Than Victory (2010) ... Himself
- The Rising Tide (2007) ... Himself

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Non-fiction book: "Rise to Rebellion," 2001. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jeffrey M. Shaara | Jeffrey Shaara

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As executor of the estate of his father Michael Shaara, he sold the film rights to The Killer Angels to filmmaker Ronald F. Maxwell, who filmed it as Gettysburg (1993). Maxwell also encouraged his to continue his father's work, and write about the rest of the Civil War. Jeff did so with a prequel, Gods and Generals, and a sequel, The Last Full Measure. He has also used his father's historical ... See more »

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