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(1977 TV Mini-Series)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Marvin J. Chomsky ... (1 episode, 1977)
John Erman ... (1 episode, 1977)
David Greene ... (1 episode, 1977)
Gilbert Moses ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Writing Credits  

William Blinn ... (1 episode, 1977)
M. Charles Cohen ... (1 episode, 1977)
Alex Haley ... (12 episodes, 1977)
Ernest Kinoy ... (1 episode, 1977)
James Lee ... (7 episodes, 1977)

Series Cast  

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 Mathilda (5 episodes, 1977)
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 'Chicken' George Moore (5 episodes, 1977)
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 Kunta Kinte / ... (4 episodes, 1977)
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 'Toby' / ... (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Kizzy Reynolds (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Mrs. Moore (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Fiddler (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Ames (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Tom Moore (4 episodes, 1977)
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ...
 Wrestler (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Capt. Thomas Davies (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Slater (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Dr. William Reynolds (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Mrs. Reynolds (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Bell Reynolds (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Mingo (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Stephen Bennett (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Sam Bennett (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Evan Brent (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Tom Harvey (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Ol' George Johnson (3 episodes, 1977)
Hilly Hicks ...
 Lewis (3 episodes, 1977)
Lynne Moody ...
 Irene Harvey (3 episodes, 1977)
Lane Binkley ...
 Martha Johnson (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Virgil (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Missy Anne Reynolds (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Young missy reynolds (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Kintango (2 episodes, 1977)
Thalmus Rasulala ...
 Omoro (2 episodes, 1977)
Hari Rhodes ...
 Brima Cesay (2 episodes, 1977)
William Watson ...
 Gardner (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Fanta (2 episodes, 1977)
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 John Reynolds (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Harlan (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Noah (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Melissa (2 episodes, 1977)
Lillian Randolph ...
 Sister Sara (2 episodes, 1977)
Davis Roberts ...
 Leonard (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Nyo Boto / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Richard McKenzie ...
 Sam Harvey (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Sheriff Biggs (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Jemmy Brent / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Binta (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Aurelia (2 episodes, 1977)
Rebecca Bess ...
 Girl on Ship (2 episodes, 1977)
Henry Butts ...
 Sitafa (2 episodes, 1977)
Joe Dorsey ...
 Calvert (2 episodes, 1977)
Kermit Echols ...
 Vilars (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Slave Catcher (2 episodes, 1977)
Ronnie Leggett ...
 Kalila (2 episodes, 1977)
Rachel Longaker ...
 Caroline (2 episodes, 1977)
Ernest Thomas ...
 Kailuba (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Kadi Touray (1 episode, 1977)
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 John Carrington (1 episode, 1977)
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 Grill (1 episode, 1977)
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 Trumbull (1 episode, 1977)
Tanya Boyd ...
 Genelva (1 episode, 1977)
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 Fanta (1 episode, 1977)
Raymond St. Jacques ...
 The Drummer (1 episode, 1977)
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 Ordell (1 episode, 1977)
Elma V. Jackson ...
 Mama Ada (1 episode, 1977)
Macdonald Carey ...
 Squire James (1 episode, 1977)
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 Sir Eric Russell (1 episode, 1977)
Wally Taylor ...
 Reverend (1 episode, 1977)
Sally Kemp ...
 Lila Harvey (1 episode, 1977)
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 Sen. Arthur Johnson (1 episode, 1977)
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 Drake (1 episode, 1977)
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 Bud (1 episode, 1977)
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 Captured runaway slave (1 episode, 1977)
Brooks Clift ...
 McAlmon (1 episode, 1977)
Betty Cole ...
 Sassy Woman (1 episode, 1977)
Pat Corley ...
 Referee (1 episode, 1977)
Fred Covington ...
 Auctioneer (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Gribble ...
 Seaman Grimes (1 episode, 1977)
Stan Haze ...
 Field singer (1 episode, 1977)
Wayne Heffley ...
 Telegrapher (1 episode, 1977)
Cindy Henderson ...
 Bess (1 episode, 1977)
Maurice Hunt ...
 The doctor (1 episode, 1977)
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 Slaver (1 episode, 1977)
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 Man at cockfight (1 episode, 1977)
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 Alex Haley (1 episode, 1977)
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 Poston (1 episode, 1977)
Robert Phalen ...
 Rufus Jackson (1 episode, 1977)
Hank Rolike ...
 John (1 episode, 1977)
Roosevelt Smith ...
 James (1 episode, 1977)
Ann Weldon ...
 Mary (1 episode, 1977)
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 Slave Owner's Wife (unknown episodes)
Lee Kessler ...
 Miss Constable (unknown episodes)
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Fred D. Scott
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Alex Haley ...
 Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Jimmi Brent, Evan Brent's brother (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Seaman Thompson (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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Series Produced by 

Donald A. Ramsey ... associate producer (2 episodes, 1977)
Malcolm Alper ... associate producer (1 episode, 1977)
William Beaudine Jr. ... associate producer (1 episode, 1977)
Stan Margulies ... producer (1 episode, 1977)
David L. Wolper ... executive producer (1 episode, 1977)

Series Music by 

Gerald Fried ... (1 episode, 1977)
Quincy Jones ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Cinematography by 

Stevan Larner ... (1 episode, 1977)
Joseph M. Wilcots ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Film Editing by 

James T. Heckert ... (1 episode, 1977)
Peter Kirby ... (1 episode, 1977)
Neil Travis ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Casting By 

Lynn Stalmaster ... (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Production Design by 

Jan Scott ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Art Direction by 

Joseph R. Jennings ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jan Scott ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Set Decoration by 

Charles C. Bennett ... (1 episode, 1977)
Solomon Brewer ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Costume Design by 

Jack Martell ... (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Makeup Department 

Lola 'Skip' McNalley ... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1977)
Bernadine M. Anderson ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Scott Cunningham ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Omar ... hair stylist: Miss Tyson (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Stanhope Jr. ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Stan Winston ... makeup artist: Leslie Uggams / special makeup effects artist (1 episode, 1977)
Gene Witham ... makeup artist (unknown episodes)

Series Production Management 

Conrad Holzgang ... executive in charge of production (2 episodes, 1977)
George Taylor ... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 1977)
Phillips Wylly Sr. ... manager production operations (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mack Bing ... assistant director (1 episode, 1977)
Michael Kusley ... assistant director (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Lukather ... assistant director (1 episode, 1977)

Series Art Department 

Terry Ballard ... property master (2 episodes, 1977)
Al DeGaetano ... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1977)
Perry Gray ... set designer (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Reseigne ... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1977)

Series Sound Department 

Arnold Braun ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Willie D. Burton ... sound recordist (1 episode, 1977)
Larry Carow ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Gene Corso ... sound effects editor (1 episode, 1977)
George Fredrick ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Robert L. Harman ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Robert J. Litt ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Hoppy Mehterian ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Lorane Mitchell ... sound effects editor (1 episode, 1977)
Colin C. Mouat ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Lawrence E. Neiman ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Eddie Nelson ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Leonard Peterson ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
David Pettijohn ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
George Porter ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Bruce Richardson ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Varney ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Donald L. Warner Jr. ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)

Series Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects supervisor (12 episodes, 1977)

Series Stunts 

Craig R. Baxley ... stunts (12 episodes, 1977)
Eddie Smith ... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1977)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Víctor Pérez ... lighting technician (12 episodes, 1977)
Joseph W. Calloway ... key first assistant camera (10 episodes, 1977)
Lee Heckler ... gaffer (2 episodes, 1977)
Vern Matthews ... key grip (1 episode, 1977)
Frank Palmer ... key grip (1 episode, 1977)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ed Fincher ... costumer: men (2 episodes, 1977)
Donna Roberts ... costumer: women (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Editorial Department 

Fred Kaplan ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1977)
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein ... negative cutter (1 episode, 1977)
Darrell Upshaw ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1977)

Series Music Department 

Dan Wallin ... score mixer (unknown episodes)

Series Transportation Department 

Donald P. Desmond ... transportation co-captain (12 episodes, 1977)
Gary Littlefield ... transportation captain (1 episode, 1977)

Series Other crew 

Calvin Spencer ... double: Lloyd Bridges (3 episodes, 1977)
Marie McKellar ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1977)
Jody Richardson ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1977)
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... production administrator (2 episodes, 1977)
Wendy Winter ... assistant to the producer (2 episodes, 1977)
Alex Haley ... consultant (1 episode, 1977)
Vivian Jones ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1977)
Joyce King ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1977)
Eve Light ... production assistant (1 episode, 1977)
George Sims ... research (1 episode, 1977)
Linda Thornley ... production assistant (1 episode, 1977)

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