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 Robert Kennedy - Ages 12-15 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Rose's Friend - 1906 (3 episodes, 1990)
Deborah Bancroft ...
 Sissy Thomas (3 episodes, 1990)
Paul Bronk ...
 Bartender (3 episodes, 1990)
Sullivan Brown ...
 King George (3 episodes, 1990)
Allyn Burrows ...
 G.I. (3 episodes, 1990)
Karen Chaffee ...
 Patricia Kennedy - Ages 13-14 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Ormsby-Gore (3 episodes, 1990)
Mara Clark ...
 Maid Ruth (3 episodes, 1990)
Jordan Clarke ...
 James Reedy (3 episodes, 1990)
Richard Clarke ...
 Neville Chamberlain (3 episodes, 1990)
Father Coppenrath ...
 Priest (3 episodes, 1990)
Joe Costa ...
 David Sarnoff (3 episodes, 1990)
Dawn Couch ...
 Cora (3 episodes, 1990)
Michael Cumpsty ...
 Billy Hartington (3 episodes, 1990)
Jean De Baer ...
 Josie Fitzgerald (3 episodes, 1990)
Jerome Dempsey ...
 Joe Kane (3 episodes, 1990)
Bill Devany ...
 Saloon Patron (3 episodes, 1990)
Frank Dolan ...
 Dr. Place (3 episodes, 1990)
Bruce Donaldson ...
 Customer's Man (3 episodes, 1990)
William Duff-Griffin ...
 Henry Fitzgerald (3 episodes, 1990)
Matthew Dundas ...
 Ted Kennedy - Ages 12-14 (3 episodes, 1990)
Paul Dunn ...
 Clark (3 episodes, 1990)
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 John 'Honey Fitz' Fitzgerald (3 episodes, 1990)
Michael Flanagan ...
 Dr. Coleman (3 episodes, 1990)
Hal Fletcher ...
 Earl Warren (3 episodes, 1990)
Will Gardner ...
 Robert Kennedy - Age 7 (3 episodes, 1990)
Edwin Gerard ...
 Henri (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Irish Driver (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Peter Fitzwilliam (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Joe Kennedy Jr. - Ages 11-12 (3 episodes, 1990)
Sam Gray ...
 William Burke (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Eddie Moore (3 episodes, 1990)
Beth Herzig ...
 Jean Kennedy - Ages 16-20 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 P.J. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Joe Gargan (3 episodes, 1990)
Venus Irving-Prescott ...
 Club Singer (3 episodes, 1990)
David Ives ...
 Headmaster (3 episodes, 1990)
Keith Jochim ...
 Dr. Martin (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Jim Fitzgerald (3 episodes, 1990)
Kristen Lee Kelly ...
 Patricia Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Hill (3 episodes, 1990)
Lily Knight ...
 Pat Wilson (3 episodes, 1990)
Pete Kovner ...
 Harry (3 episodes, 1990)
Thomas Krajewski ...
 Jack Kennedy - Ages 9-12 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Erich Von Stroheim (3 episodes, 1990)
June Lion ...
 Nurse (3 episodes, 1990)
Jane Loranger ...
 Agnes Firtzgerald (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Rosemary Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
Dante Magnani ...
 Joe Kennedy Jr. - Ages 2-4 (3 episodes, 1990)
Kate Mailer ...
 Victoria (3 episodes, 1990)
Bernie McInerney ...
 Dr. Bowles (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Robert Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
Chris Milberg ...
 Newsboy #2 (3 episodes, 1990)
Leah Monagle ...
 Eunice Fitzgerald - Age 5 (3 episodes, 1990)
Bill Moor ...
 Louis Howe (3 episodes, 1990)
Hubert Murray ...
 Secretary (3 episodes, 1990)
Hugo Napier ...
 Butler (3 episodes, 1990)
Kelsey Nichols ...
 Kathleen Kennedy - Ages 8-9 (3 episodes, 1990)
Remi Nichols ...
 Rosemary Kennedy - Ages 8-11 (3 episodes, 1990)
Christina Nikitas ...
 Jack Kennedy - Ages 2-3 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Gloria Swanson (3 episodes, 1990)
Dossy Peabody ...
 Catherine Falvey (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Joseph P. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Kathleen Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
Richard Provost ...
 Chief Justice (3 episodes, 1990)
Mathew Quinn ...
 Pianist (3 episodes, 1990)
Halina Radosz ...
 Eunice Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
Beckett Royce ...
 New York Woman (3 episodes, 1990)
Danielle Schonback ...
 Jean Kennedy - Ages 9-12 (3 episodes, 1990)
Fiona Scoones ...
 Young Woman (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (3 episodes, 1990)
Ryan Shaughnessy ...
 Ted Kennedy - Ages 5-6 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Franklin D. Roosevelt (3 episodes, 1990)
Shaun Sullivan ...
 Newsboy #1 (3 episodes, 1990)
John Terrence ...
 Gloria's Butler (3 episodes, 1990)
Brian Tierney ...
 Jimmy Roosevelt (3 episodes, 1990)
Jennifer Walsh ...
 Rosemary Kennedy - Ages 1-4 (3 episodes, 1990)
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 John F. Kennedy (3 episodes, 1990)
Bronia Wheeler ...
 Nun (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Classmate (3 episodes, 1990)
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This sweeping mini-series profiling the Kennedy family ran three nights. The film chronicles 55 years in the lives of the family opening in 1906 with the marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, a Harvard graduate, to Rose Fitzgerald, the daughter of Boston's Mayor. The first night focuses on the marriage's troubled years and Rose's strength in developing a real family. The second night covered the years of 1928 - 1940 and Jospeh's years as working as a movie producer and then an ambassador. The final night follows the Kennedy's tragedies during World War II and follows the post war years political successes of John Kennedy. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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I was an extra on the film
24 April 2010 | by (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) – See all my reviews

I was an extra on one scene in this film. The staging area was the Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the South End of Boston. The scene was filmed in a bar on Shawmut Ave around the corner (I don't remember the name of the bar).

The scene is where JFK enters the bar with a campaign aide who introduces him as "This is John Kennedy who's running for congress in the eleventh district." A guy at the bar says " Yeah, you and eight other guys." I'm the bartender who smiles and laughs in the background.

Prior to that I was an extra on "Dragnet" (the 1987 version with Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks and on "Hanoi Hilton" (I've posted a comment on Hanoi Hilton on this site).

The casting agency called me back for other productions but I had found other work which worked out well and now I'm retired and living in the Caribbean.

Working as an extra on three productions was a fascinating experience.


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