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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
21 September 1999 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A divorced father and a soon-to-be divorced mother meet and begin a romantic courtship which is always complicated by their respective children and their own life problems. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 28 nominations See more »
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Brilliant High Quality Television! See more (48 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 95)

Sela Ward ... Lily Manning (63 episodes, 1999-2002)

Billy Campbell ... Rick Sammler (63 episodes, 1999-2002)

Julia Whelan ... Grace Manning (60 episodes, 1999-2002)

Meredith Deane ... Zoe Manning (60 episodes, 1999-2002)

Marin Hinkle ... Judy Brooks (58 episodes, 1999-2002)

Evan Rachel Wood ... Jessie Sammler (55 episodes, 1999-2002)

Shane West ... Eli Sammler (54 episodes, 1999-2002)

Susanna Thompson ... Karen Sammler (49 episodes, 1999-2002)

Jeffrey Nordling ... Jake Manning (47 episodes, 1999-2002)

Todd Field ... David Cassilli (28 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Series Directed by
Dan Lerner (17 episodes, 1999-2002)
Claudia Weill (6 episodes, 1999-2001)
Marshall Herskovitz (5 episodes, 1999-2001)
Edward Zwick (4 episodes, 1999-2002)
Michael Engler (4 episodes, 2000-2001)
Peter Horton (4 episodes, 2000-2001)
James Kramer (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
James Eckhouse (3 episodes, 2001)
Patrick R. Norris (2 episodes, 1999-2002)
Barnet Kellman (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
Mark Piznarski (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Kenneth D. Collins (2 episodes, 2001)

Arvin Brown (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Marshall Herskovitz (55 episodes, 1999-2002)
Edward Zwick (54 episodes, 1999-2002)
Winnie Holzman (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
Daniel Paige (9 episodes, 2000-2002)
Sue Paige (9 episodes, 2000-2002)
Liberty Godshall (6 episodes, 1999-2002)
Richard Kramer (5 episodes, 2000-2002)
Jan Oxenberg (4 episodes, 1999-2001)
Alexa Junge (3 episodes, 1999-2001)
Maggie Friedman (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Emily Whitesell (3 episodes, 2001)
Pamela Gray (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Michael Weller (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Lynn Siefert (2 episodes, 2001)
David Schulner (2 episodes, 2002)

James Grissom (unknown episodes)
Curt Johnson (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Marshall Herskovitz .... executive producer (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Daniel Paige .... supervising producer / producer / ... (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Sue Paige .... supervising producer / producer / ... (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Winnie Holzman .... co-executive producer / producer / ... (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Dan Lerner .... supervising producer / producer / ... (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Edward Zwick .... executive producer (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Debra Lovatelli .... co-producer / producer (60 episodes, 1999-2002)
Liberty Godshall .... supervising producer / producer (59 episodes, 1999-2002)
Peter Schindler .... producer / supervising producer / ... (59 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jan Oxenberg .... supervising producer / producer (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
Richard Kramer .... consulting producer (39 episodes, 1999-2002)
Emily Whitesell .... producer / supervising producer (37 episodes, 2000-2002)
Christine Larson .... coordinating producer (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
Maggie Friedman .... co-producer (17 episodes, 2001-2002)
Shana Fischer Huber .... associate producer (16 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lynn Siefert .... producer (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
Michael Weller .... producer (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Original Music by
W.G. Snuffy Walden (60 episodes, 1999-2002)
Joey Newman (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Cinematography by
Charlie Lieberman (55 episodes, 1999-2002)
Michael Genne (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Film Editing by
Paul Karasick (21 episodes, 1999-2002)
David Dworetzky (12 episodes, 2000-2002)
Jim Page (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Casting by
Amy Lippens (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Lizzie Scheck (7 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Production Design by
Laurence Bennett (54 episodes, 1999-2002)
Stefania Cella (7 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jeremy Cassells (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Francis J. Pezza (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Caitlin Blue (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
 
Series Costume Design by
Kathryn Morrison (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lori Madrigal .... key makeup artist / makeup department head (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Carl Bailey .... key hair stylist (55 episodes, 1999-2002)
Bernadette Beauvais .... makeup artist / personal make up artist sela ward / ... (41 episodes, 2000-2002)
Peter Montagna .... key makeup artist (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Wendi Lynn Allison .... second makeup artist (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Cheri Ruff .... key hair stylist (7 episodes, 2000-2001)

Lisa Buono .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Solina Tabrizi .... key hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Christine Larson .... unit production manager / production manager (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Shana Fischer Huber .... post-production supervisor (45 episodes, 1999-2001)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Laura Nisbet .... first assistant director / second assistant director (38 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jill Southern .... second assistant director / first assistant director (38 episodes, 2000-2002)
Kenneth D. Collins .... first assistant director (29 episodes, 1999-2002)
Martha M. Elcan .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rusty Mahmood .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2000)
Philip Elins .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 2001)
Velvet Andrews-Smith .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2001)

Lori Ashfield .... dga trainee (unknown episodes, 2001)
Stephen D'Amato Jr. .... dga trainee (unknown episodes)
Joth Riggs .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Cecilia Sweatman .... dga trainee (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Jeanne Bueche .... art department coordinator (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Steve Morey .... construction coordinator (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Eric J. Bates .... property master (60 episodes, 1999-2002)
Scott Nifong .... assistant property master / property master (23 episodes, 1999-2001)
Mike Malone .... on-set dresser (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Gaylene West .... assistant property master (13 episodes, 2001)
Kurt Miller .... carpenter gang boss (7 episodes, 1999)
Chris Brewster .... set dresser (6 episodes, 2002)
Hope M. Parrish .... property master (2 episodes, 2001)

Don 'Tex' Clark .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Beth Emerson .... set dressing shopper (unknown episodes)
Bart C. Hubenthal .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Brian Jewell .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Bruce C. Knight II .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Thomas D. Krausz .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Marc Meisels .... lead man (unknown episodes)
John Naehrlich .... lead man (unknown episodes)
Tom Talley .... location foreman (unknown episodes)
Jeffry C. Voorhees .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Marla McGuire .... supervising sound editor (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Joel Fein .... sound re-recording mixer (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Sherry Klein .... sound re-recording mixer (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Joseph Geisinger .... sound mixer (50 episodes, 1999-2002)
Robert Crozier .... sound editor (44 episodes, 1999-2001)
Carlos Delarios .... sound re-recording mixer (40 episodes, 2000-2002)
Robert Edmondson .... sound re-recorist mixer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Takako Ishikawa .... sound effects editor (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
David Kirschner .... production sound mixer (13 episodes, 1999-2000)

Skip Adams .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Kami Asgar .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Jonathan Golodner .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Bill Kaplan .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Ken Kobett .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Peggy McAffee .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Robert Nichols II .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Erin Oakley .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Craig T. Rosevear .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Matt Temple .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Tim Tuchrello .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Eric Coon .... prop maker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Sean Mullen .... digital artist: high definition main title rebuild: Encore (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
James Lew .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2000)
Mary Albee .... stunt double (1 episode, 2001)

Diana R. Lupo .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Alex Madison .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Michael J. Sarna .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Hatchitt .... key grip (59 episodes, 1999-2002)
Michael Genne .... camera operator (57 episodes, 1999-2002)
Josh Denering .... grip (29 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Maddux .... gaffer (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rick Senteno .... assistant chief lighting technician (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
David St. Onge .... gaffer (19 episodes, 2000-2001)
Trace Schneider .... electrician (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jesse Wine .... lighting technician (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Doug Huete .... electrician (13 episodes, 2001-2002)
David Chameides .... steadicam operator (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jay W. Yowler .... gaffer (10 episodes, 2001)
Neil Holcomb .... gaffer (9 episodes, 2002)
Mark Vollmer .... grip (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Martin Reder .... electrician (4 episodes, 2001)
Shawn Talley .... grip (4 episodes, 2002)
Danny Barfield .... key grip (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Michael St. Hilaire .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Darcy Spires .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Richard Cronn .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2001)

Michael Fuhr .... film loader (unknown episodes)
Mike Gentile .... film loader (unknown episodes)
Dan Kneece .... Steadicam operator (unknown episodes)
Frederick Lawrence .... grip (unknown episodes)
Greg Lopez .... lamp operator (unknown episodes)
Scott Medcalf .... lamp operator (unknown episodes)
Andrew Parke .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Thomas J. Ruffner .... dolly grip (unknown episodes)
Nick Shuster .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Lizzie Scheck .... casting associate (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
Michael Hothorn .... casting associate (11 episodes, 2001-2002)

Alisa Kasmer .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tina Ficaro .... costume supervisor (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Silvia Raiano .... costumer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Bridgitte Ferry .... key set costumer (14 episodes, 1999-2000)

Eva Fagen .... cutter/fitter (unknown episodes)
Christina Gabriel IV .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Leslie Herman .... set costumer (unknown episodes)
Cleo Mannell .... set costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Michael Levy .... colorist (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Anthony Scott .... assistant editor (30 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jennifer Pulver .... assistant editor (28 episodes, 1999-2002)
Ron Rosen .... supervising editor (23 episodes, 1999-2002)
Greg Faluszczak .... on-line editor (20 episodes, 1999-2000)
Michelle Sabrina Wong .... post-production coordinator (9 episodes, 2000)
Christopher Braun .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Music Department
Troy Hardy .... music editor (35 episodes, 2000-2002)
Michael Mason .... music production coordinator (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Dino A. Moriana .... music editor (20 episodes, 1999-2000)
Joey Newman .... composer: additional music (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Stuart Goetz .... music editor (6 episodes, 2000-2001)

Avi Kipper .... music scoring mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Greg Van Dyke .... transportation coordinator (63 episodes, 1999-2002)

Bobby Jo Cawley .... driver (unknown episodes)
Robert Dulys .... driver (unknown episodes)
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car (unknown episodes)
Maxwell R. Johnson II .... transportation captain (unknown episodes)
Malcolm Mazer .... driver / transportation captain (unknown episodes)
Fred Moshier .... driver (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Josh Gummersall .... assistant: Marshall Herskovitz (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Thomas D. Jennings .... payroll accountant (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Graham Larson .... assistant: Edward Zwick / assistant to executive producer (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
Susan Kong .... production accountant (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Judy Race .... production coordinator (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jeffrey T. Spellman .... location manager (62 episodes, 1999-2002)
Susan Eileen Stewart .... script coordinator (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Laurence Sullivan .... assistant to producers / assistant to supervising producers / ... (61 episodes, 1999-2002)
Adell Aldrich .... script supervisor (52 episodes, 1999-2002)
Fred Toye .... title designer (52 episodes, 1999-2001)
Serena Baker .... assistant location manager (41 episodes, 2000-2002)
Giancarlo Spolidoro .... assistant to supervising producer / assistant to co-executive producer (41 episodes, 2000-2002)
Carol Boehm .... assistant to supervising producers / assistant to co-executive producers / ... (40 episodes, 2000-2002)
Kristen Jordan .... second assistant accountant (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Karin Lewicki .... assistant to co-executive producer (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
Wesley Staples .... studio teacher (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Liz Tigelaar .... assistant to executive producer (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lauren Strasnick .... assistant to executive producer / assistant: Marshall Herskovitz (8 episodes, 2001)
Faye Brenner .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 2000-2001)
Karen Golden .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 2002)
June Jordan .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Dan Harder .... medic: construction/rigging (2 episodes, 2000)
Andrew J. Areffi .... script coordinator (2 episodes, 2001)

Randy Braverman .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Shannon Herlihy .... assistant to writer (unknown episodes)
Cathryn Humphris .... assistant to writer / production assistant (unknown episodes)
Eddee Kolos .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Hector Leal .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Trent Othick .... assistant to director (unknown episodes)
Jeff 'Doc' Porter .... production medic (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Susan Murphy .... acknowledgment (1 episode, 2000)
 

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David Clennon also played Miles Dentrell on "thirtysomething" (1987).See more »
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Grace Manning:How could I know that?
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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant High Quality Television!, 6 April 2001
Author: Shadow-2000 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Once and Again has struck me unlike any other show ever! I never expected to accept a new show so quickly, but once I saw it I quickly caught up with the rest of the first season.

When I saw the names of Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick in the show I knew I was about to watch a high quality TV show! They produced both Thirtysomething and My So-Called Life. These previous shows were unlike anything I've ever seen before on television and Once and Again broke new barriers.

This show takes us in a tremendous psychological journey through the lives and minds of members of two different families in ways so natural and simple that the characters displayed almost seem real.

The actors and actresses that portray these unforgettable characters are by all means the finest in the business. However, no actor or actress has amazed me as much as Evan Rachel Wood. Not only she portrays an amazingly normal character like Jessie, but has managed to show us a character with this eating disorder so sincerely in a way no other young actor/actress could ever have done it. She's with no doubt the finest young actress of her generation.

My favorite episode was the one Rick and Karen take Jessie to see a therapist played by Edward Zwick himself who also wrote and directed this episode. I'm a huge fan of this producer and I was amazed by his role interacting with a character he created himself along with Marshall Herskovitz who also co-wrote the episode. The dynamic and level of emotion displayed in the episode was unparalled in any family show. Even Party of Five's highest dramatic moments could never match such a quiet yet intense moment such as Jessie admitting she's disgusted by eating.

Sela Ward herself deserved her emmy, but there are supporting cast members in the show such as Marin Hinkle. But the finest actress I've had the privilege to watch was Susanna Thompson. The actress who played the Borg Queen on Star Trek: Voyager landed in her finest role ever as Rick's ex wife Karen. Her character strikes the screen as a real person conflicted with her demands and worries. Jeffrey Nordling who plays Lily's ex husband Jake has recently shown how good an actor he is during the hostage situation in the restaurant.

I also love to watch Rick working under the scrutiny of Miles Drentell. David Clennon is a reasonably good actor and can deliver some mind bogging lines. I wonder what the future holds for the Atlantor project.

Edward Zwick is the most talented producer I've ever seen. From producing high budget movies with the intensity of The Siege and Courage Under Fire to high quality simple TV dramas like My So-Called Life and Once and Again. He deserved to take the academy award for producing Steven Soderbergh's Traffic.

I hope Once and Again stays around for a while longer delivering fresh quality scripts every week into our sets. In contrast to the constant garbage we watch on TV designed to boost meaningless ratings, Once and Again strives for quality rather than ratings. In a world so plagued by commercial and low quality programming designed to attract dumb viewers, Once and Again strikes as a mental heaven for those who wish to settle for peace and quiet. This show deserves a 10 out of 10!

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