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Michael Jackson wanted a pretty actress to play his mother. He specifically requested Angela Bassett.
Jermaine Jackson's real life son plays him from ages 13-17.
Wylie Draper, who played Michael Jackson as a 20-year-old, died of leukemia the following year at the age of 24.
Film debut of Terrence Howard.
The mini-series aired frequently in the wake of Michael Jackson's death in 2009.
Broadcast as two episodes with a total audience of 38.3 million viewers, a huge success for the ABC network.
Micheal Jackson did do a Pepsi commercial where his hair was on fire caused by an electrical fault, but he did not fall down any stairs. He had to take prescription medicine to manage his pain.

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Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

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