Queen (1993)

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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Sally Jackson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Lizzie (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Col. James Jackson Jr. (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Alec Haley (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Easter (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Queen (age 5) (1 episode, 1993)
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 James Jackson Sr. (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Dora (2 episodes, 1993)
(2 episodes, 1993)
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 Cap'n Jack (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Henderson (1 episode, 1993)
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 Mrs. Henderson (1 episode, 1993)
(1 episode, 1993)
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 Jane (1 episode, 1993)
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 Perkins (1 episode, 1993)
Charlotte Moore ...
 Mrs. Perkins (1 episode, 1993)
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 Union Officer (1 episode, 1993)
(1 episode, 1993)
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 Alfred (1 episode, 1993)
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 Queen (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Wesley (1 episode, 1993)
Christine Jones ...
 Sarah Jackson (1 episode, 1993)
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 Jackson Jr. (1 episode, 1993)
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 Kirkman (1 episode, 1993)
Chris Blackwelder ...
 Soldier (1 episode, 1993)
Kathryn Firago ...
 Sassy (1 episode, 1993)
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 Doctor (1 episode, 1993)
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 Young Man #1 (1 episode, 1993)
Martin G. James ...
 Young Man #2 (1 episode, 1993)
Eddie King ...
 Union Soldier (1 episode, 1993)
Towana Walker ...
 House Slave (1 episode, 1993)
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 Union Sergeant (1 episode, 1993)
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 Preacher (1 episode, 1993)
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 Redneck #1 (1993) (unknown episodes)
Bob Banks ...
 Slave #1 (unknown episodes)
Suzi Bass ...
 Server (unknown episodes)
Dan Biggers ...
 George (unknown episodes)
Lane Bradbury
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Jerry Campbell ...
 White Man #1 (unknown episodes)
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 Mrs. Benson (1 episode, 1993)
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 Parson Dick (2 episodes, 1993)
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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for white, but it leads to sorrow in post-Civil War America. Everywhere she goes, she faces obstacles and hardships while searching for happiness and a place to belong. Written by Anonymous

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Discover The Roots Of A New Generation.

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14 February 1993 (USA)  »

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Alex Haley's Queen  »

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Frances Conroy and Richard Jenkins went on to play a married couple again, on HBO's Six Feet Under. See more »

Quotes

Queen: You my family! MY PEOPLE!
Sally Jackson: Queen, you must not think of us in that way.
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Wonderful story!
29 September 2008 | by (Reykjavík, Iceland) – See all my reviews

There are two sides to every story the saying goes. For Alex Haley one side was roots the towering chronicle tracing Severn generations of his mother's family. The other side comes to the screen in Alex Haley's Queen the remarkable history of a paternal side of the author's family. David L. Wolper (Roots The Thorn Birds) is the executive producer of this acclaimed adaption of the story Haley was working on when he died. Halle Berry plays Queen daughter of a slave (Jasmine Guy) and a plantation owner (Tim Daly). During the turbulent decades of the antebellum South the Civil war Reconstruction and beyond she searches for a home in the two cultures of her heritage - and at times is shunned by both. Rejection and hate are no match for her unconquerable will however. Ann-Margret Danny Glover and Ossie Davis are among the many stars of this poignant uplifting final chapter of the Haley legacy.


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