A three-part, six-hour adoptation of Jackie Collins' book about a group of very wealthy, attractive, snobbish women who are caught up in the low life and high society of Hollywood.




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Series cast summary:
 Elaine Conti (3 episodes, 1985)
 Marilee Gray (3 episodes, 1985)
 Karen Lancaster (3 episodes, 1985)
 Sadie LaSalle (3 episodes, 1985)
 Ross Conti (3 episodes, 1985)
 Neil Gray (3 episodes, 1985)
 Jason Swandle (3 episodes, 1985)
 Montana Gray (3 episodes, 1985)
 Gina Germaine (3 episodes, 1985)
 George Lancaster (3 episodes, 1985)
 Oliver Easterne (3 episodes, 1985)
 Buddy Hudson (3 episodes, 1985)
 Angel Hudson (3 episodes, 1985)
 Pamela Lancaster (3 episodes, 1985)
 Ferdie (3 episodes, 1985)
 Randy (3 episodes, 1985)
Dorothy Dells ...
 Francis (3 episodes, 1985)
Aleisa Shirley ...
 Shelly (3 episodes, 1985)
Dino Gigante ...
 Hairdresser (2 episodes, 1985)
James 'Gypsy' Haake ...
 Koko (2 episodes, 1985)
Anna Maria Poon ...
 Brenda (2 episodes, 1985)
 Elliot (2 episodes, 1985)
 Mrs. Liderman (2 episodes, 1985)


A three-part, six-hour adoptation of Jackie Collins' book about a group of very wealthy, attractive, snobbish women who are caught up in the low life and high society of Hollywood.

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17 February 1985 (USA)  »

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Esposas de Hollywood  »

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When first shown on the ITV network in the UK in October 1985, the penultimate reel (with a run time of 15 minutes) was accidentally omitted from the broadcast in some regions. Despite an audience of millions, few complaints were received by the network. See more »


Hollywood Wives
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I Love Mindless Junk Like This...
5 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Every once in a while when you sit down in front of the TV to be entertained, you don't want to have to think or analyze or correlate anything that you're watching. Sometimes you just want to put your brain on hold and watch pretty people in pretty costumes having pretty problems. If you like to indulge in mindless potboilers every now and then have your fill with the 1985 miniseries Hollywood WIVES, the trashy multi-episodic miniseries based on the equally trashy Jackie Collins novel. The story follows a select circle of Hollywood friends, acquaintances, newcomers, secretholders, adulterers and their various escapades. Now, let's see if I can remember all of this...Steve Forrest is an actor looking for a comeback and neglecting wife Candice Bergen while having an affair with Mary Crosby...producer/director Anthony Hopkins is cheating on screenwriter wife Stefanie Powers with blackmailing bimbo Suzanne Somers...Andrew Stevens and wife Catherine Mary Stewart move to Hollywood so that he can begin a career as an actor but she's the one who ends up having a career, being drafted by the studio head (Rod Steiger) who wants her for the lead in a film that Hopkins promised to Somers. When Stevens' career goes nowhere, he gets hired by Roddy McDowell to be a male escort to make ends meet. Stevens by the way, has a dual role as a psycho who comes to Hollywood to find the mother that gave him up for adoption many years ago. Those are the main story lines so if you're in the mood for some mindless eye candy, sit back and enjoy.

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