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"Chiefs" (1983) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1983


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Part 1

13 November 1983
The new police chief of the young, thriving 1920's southern city of Delano is confronted with petty theft, Klan activities and, above all, the deaths of a number of young boys which lead him to suspect the doings of a serial killer.

Charlton Heston ... Hugh Holmes

Keith Carradine ... Foxy Funderburke

Stephen Collins ... Billy Lee (credit only)

Brad Davis ... Sonny Butts (credit only)

Tess Harper ... Carrie Lee

Wayne Rogers ... Will Henry Lee

Paul Sorvino ... Sheriff Skeeter Willis

Victoria Tennant ... Trish Lee (credit only)

Billy Dee Williams ... Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole) (credit only)
Lane Smith ... Hoss Spence
Kaiulani Lee ... Mrs. Butts

Novella Nelson ... Nellie Cole
Norman Matlock ... Jesse Cole

Cary Guffey ... Billy Lee (Child)
Leo O'Brien ... (Young) Joshua Cole
Frank Hamilton ... T.T. Brown
Wallace Wilkinson ... Dr. Frank Manton
Stacie Sanders ... Ellie Lee (Child)
Mike Grier ... Brother Maynard
Randall Hitt ... Emmett Spence (Child)
Stephen Rogers ... Sonny Butts (Child)
Ennis Atkins ... Idus Bray
Charles Blackwell ... Dooley (as Charles T. Blackwell)
Marilyn Carter ... Widow Dempsey
Stuart Culpepper ... Grady Butts
Charles Franzen ... Ben Birdsong
Hugh Jarrett ... Lamar Maddox
Don Law ... Sam Greer (as Donald F. Law)

Wallace Merck ... Ed Routon
Laurens Moore ... Underwood
Danny Nelson ... Dr. Carter Sauls
Ralph Pace ... Sherriff Grundey

Leon Rippy ... Tommy Allen
Avon Stephenson ... Runaway Boy
Dean Whitworth ... Justin Deputy

Season 1, Episode 2: Part 2

15 November 1983
The baby-boom years in Delano after World War II see the appointment of an ill-suited veteran to the sheriff's office, resulting in graft, police brutality and racial discrimination, while the crimes of a serial killer remain unsolved.

Charlton Heston ... Hugh Holmes

Keith Carradine ... Foxy Funderburke

Stephen Collins ... Billy Lee

Brad Davis ... Sonny Butts

Tess Harper ... Carrie Lee

Wayne Rogers ... Will Henry Lee (credit only)

Paul Sorvino ... Sheriff Skeeter Willis

Victoria Tennant ... Trish Lee

Billy Dee Williams ... Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole) (credit only)
Lane Smith ... Hoss Spence

Danny Glover ... Marshall Peters

Leo Burmester ... Emmett Spence
Kathryn Dowling ... Ellie Lee
Kaiulani Lee ... Mrs. Butts

J. Kenneth Campbell ... Dr. Tom Manton (as Kenneth Campbell)
Gail Grate ... Annie Peters

Elliott Street ... Charlie Ward

Ed Grady ... Melvin Thomas (as Ed L.Grady)
LaGena Hart ... Charlene (as Lagena Lookabill)
C.K. Bibby ... Bert Hill (as Charles King Bibby)
Katherine Boshamer ... Girl Dancer
James Chesnutt ... Fourth Blond Boy
William Thomas Crumby ... Jim Peters (as William T. Crumby)
James Eric ... Bob Blankenship
James Brown Henderson ... Pieback Johnson

Wanda Jackson ... Girl Swimmer
William Newman ... Mac McKibbon

Leon Rippy ... Tommy Allen
Frank Williams ... Sergeant Dave Barker

Brian J. Williams ... Bar Fight Sailor (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Part 3

16 November 1983
While Kennedy liberalism in the early 1960's offers new challenges and possibilities, the courageous appointment of a new sheriff and the resolution of a decades long hunt for a serial killer bring closure and new hope to Delano.

Charlton Heston ... Hugh Holmes

Keith Carradine ... Foxy Funderburke

Stephen Collins ... Billy Lee

Brad Davis ... Sonny Butts

Tess Harper ... Carrie Lee

Paula Kelly ... Liz Watts

Wayne Rogers ... Will Henry Lee (credit only)

Paul Sorvino ... Sheriff Skeeter Willis

Victoria Tennant ... Trish Lee

Billy Dee Williams ... Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole)
Lane Smith ... Hoss Spence

Michael Durrell ... John Howell

Leo Burmester ... Emmett Spence

Novella Nelson ... Nellie Cole

John Goodman ... Newt 'Tub' Murray
Dill Blackwell ... Jackson Rowlins

J. Kenneth Campbell ... Dr. Tom Manton (as Kenneth Campbell)
Keith Colbert ... Ben Carr
William Dubose ... Buddy Bartlett

Chris Ellis ... Bobby Patrick
Saundra Dunson-Franks ... Mrs. Hawkins (as Sondra Dunson-Franks)
Russell Green ... Prison Captain
E. Pat Hall ... Strickland
James Brown Henderson ... Pieback Johnson
Robert Inman ... Capitol City Newsman
Tom Lanier ... National Newscaster
George Lee ... Chief Breen
Philip MacHale ... Sutherland (as Phillip McCale)
Walter Mallonee ... Blond Boy #5
Carlisle Roddey ... Wilson
Rudy Thompson ... Fred Mitchell
Lou Walker ... Roosevelt Hawkins
Jimmy Wiggins ... Blond Boy #6 (as James Wiggins)
Stuart Woods ... Pope

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