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Family Album (1994)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  23 October 1994 (USA)
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Based on Danielle Steel's novel of a celebrated actress-filmmaker whose family life is marked with love and strife.

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Faye Price Thayer
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Ward Thayer
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Valerie Thayer
Leslie Horan ...
Anne Thayer O'Hara
Tom Mason ...
Bill O'Hara
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Greg Thayer
Paul Satterfield ...
Paul Steel
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Laura Owens ...
Jan
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Jason (as Shawn Thompson)
Hillary Danner ...
Gail Stein
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Based on Danielle Steel's novel of a celebrated actress-filmmaker whose family life is marked with love and strife.

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Behind the scenes of a successful acting career, lies the misery of the break up of her family.

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Danielle Steel's 'Family Album'  »

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When Valerie is auditioning for her mother's movie, the lines she is reading are from Danielle Steel's book Palamino. See more »

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Anne Thayer O'Hara: Any time I really want something, people tell me it will ruin my life.
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totally unbelievable
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I've watched this mini-series a couple of times on lifetime. This has to be one of the most unbelievable storylines ever. The standard soap opera cliches are used - glamour, sex, adultery, teen pregnancy, and tragic deaths. The popular athletic son going off to die in Vietnam was so obvious you could see it coming a mile away. The other son is the token sensitive gay character struggling to come out *yawn*. The scene where the gay son discovers that his masculine blond roommate is gay was laughable. These two guys look like Ken dolls come to life. All of the actors appear to be from central casting for "pretty people". Maybe if more average looking actors had been cast it would have been more convincing, but I doubt it. Most of the actors can't act anyway. Jaclyn Smith is more wooden here than ever before. There are other problems with wardrobe and hair. It looks like 1994 when it's supposed to be 1968. I could go on and on. I wouldn't recommend this movie unless you have about four hours to kill watching some mediocre trash.


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