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Release Date:
20 November 1983 (USA) See more »
Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of the better miniseries made about JFK See more (13 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 134)
Andrew Rayden ... John F. Kennedy Jr. (7 episodes, 1983)

Martin Sheen ... John F. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)

John Shea ... Robert F. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)

E.G. Marshall ... Joseph P. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)

Geraldine Fitzgerald ... Rose Kennedy (3 episodes, 1983)

Series Directed by
Jim Goddard (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Reg Gadney (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Joan Barnett .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Andrew Brown .... producer (unknown episodes)
Alan Landsburg .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Margaret Matheson .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Bob Morris .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Richard Hartley (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Ernest Vincze (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Nelson (unknown episodes)
Ralph Sheldon (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Howard Feuer (unknown episodes)
Jeremy Ritzer (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Ben Edwards (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Gretchen Rau (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Jane Greenwood (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Christine Beveridge .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Huntley .... wig maker (unknown episodes)
Maureen Stephenson .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Bill Chase .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Mike Edwards .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Mitch Owgang .... assistant production manager (unknown episodes)
Fred Styles .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gino Marotta .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Charles Miller .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Nathalie Vadim .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Harry Drennan .... property master (unknown episodes)
Christopher Nowak .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Ben Oshman .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Mark Peltzer .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Gordon Brown .... assistant dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Paul Carr .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Colin Chapman .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
Alfred Cox .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Michael Crowley .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Frank Haber .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Nick Hammond .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Alec Jeakins .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
Peter Lennard .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Tom Nelson .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Brian Paxton .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Bryan Tilling .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Colette Alexander .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Bill Anagnos .... stunts (unknown episodes)
John Ashby .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Peter Bucossi .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Lisa Cain .... stunts (unknown episodes)
David Copeland .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Peter Corby .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Cliff Cudney .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Tony Farentino .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Frank Ferrara .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Lance Guecia .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Jim Lovelett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Harry Madsen .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Phil Neilson .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Neil Newlon .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Shawn O'Neil .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Robert Packer .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Don Picard .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Michael Russo .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Franklin Scott .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Brett Smrz .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Brian Smrz .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Gregg Smrz .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Alex Stevens .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Kym Washington .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Webster Whinery .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Donald M. Angst .... electrician (unknown episodes, 1983)
Douglas Armstrong .... grip (unknown episodes, 1983)
Michael F. Barrow .... gaffer (unknown episodes, 1983)
Dave Carroll .... grip (unknown episodes, 1983)
Don Cerrone .... key grip (unknown episodes, 1983)
Phil Clark .... grip (unknown episodes, 1983)
Kevin Janicelli .... electrician (unknown episodes, 1983)
Miguel Jeminez .... electrician (unknown episodes, 1983)
John Merriman .... electrician (unknown episodes, 1983)
John L. Oates .... electrician (unknown episodes, 1983)
Scott H. Ramsey .... electrician (unknown episodes, 1983)
David Landau .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Billy Dowd .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Sylvia Fay .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
David Charles .... assistant costume designer (unknown episodes)
Isis Mussenden .... costume assistant (unknown episodes)
Deirdre N. Williams .... wardrobe (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Claire Simpson .... editor: archival footage (unknown episodes)
Tara Timpone .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Keith Grant .... music recordist (unknown episodes)
Graham Walker .... music production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Sylvia Wright .... vocal (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Michael Avallon .... driver (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Rita Duffey .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 1983)
Jim Robb .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 1983)
Larry Bash .... assistant production auditor (unknown episodes)
Jim Bigham .... liaison agent (unknown episodes)
Trevor Bond .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Ray Buckley .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Megan Cogswell .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Jill Cowen .... historical advisor (unknown episodes)
Peter Gershon .... researcher (unknown episodes)
Vivian Guardino .... production office coordinator (unknown episodes)
Sara Keene .... unit publicist (unknown episodes)
Kristine A. Koba .... production auditor (unknown episodes)
Tim Monich .... dialect coach (unknown episodes)
Mike Nunn .... production executive: Central Independent Television (unknown episodes)
Max Snow .... location auditor (unknown episodes)
Kelly Van Horn .... scheduling coordinator (unknown episodes)
Carolyn Zatz .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

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282 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The role of John F. Kennedy was previously played by Cliff Robertson in PT 109 (1963), making this the first role that he and Martin Sheen had shared. They would later both play Peter Parker's Uncle Ben in Spider-Man (2002) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012).See more »
Anachronisms: The helicopter shown right before the scene with the baby Patrick is a Bell Jet Ranger. They did not exist in the Military until the Johnson Administration.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Goonies (1985)See more »


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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
One of the better miniseries made about JFK, 12 December 2004
Author: nickandrew from PA

This three part, six hour mini series was originally released in November of 1983, which was the 20th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Martin Sheen plays JFK and Blair Brown plays Jackie, both do great jobs. I remember seeing the entire film many, many years ago; it use to come on every November, but I have not honestly seen it from start to finish in a couple years on TV. As I recall, the series starts out on November 22, 1963, showing Rose Kennedy sitting in her living room and hearing about the assassination of her son on the news, then it cuts into 1960 when JFK was running for the presidency. The series then covers the very important personal and historical events of Kennedy's life and administration in the two years he was in the White House. Of course it ends with that dark day in Dallas. The scene of the assassination is very brutal but also very real and shows how quick it really happened and how fast history changed.

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