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Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama, Crime, Thriller  |  20 May 2001 (USA)
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Fans of Mary Tyler Moore may be taken aback by her performance in this fact-based drama, in which she plays a character far removed from her bubbly Laura Petrie and Mary Richards personae. ... See full summary »

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Ken 'Pappa' Kimes
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Tony Vatelero
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Kenny at 4 Years
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Kenny at 8 Years
Daniel Daperis ...
Kent at 12 Years
Matthew Vennell ...
Kent at 15 Years
Matt Robinson ...
Kent at 18 Years (as Matthew Robinson)
Leighton Phair ...
Carolyne Cooper ...
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Fans of Mary Tyler Moore may be taken aback by her performance in this fact-based drama, in which she plays a character far removed from her bubbly Laura Petrie and Mary Richards personae. She gets deep inside the role of Sante Kimes, whose childhood of abuse and exploitation leaves a legacy of amorality that she passes on to her son Kenny (Gabriel Olds). Written by Chance Fell

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The Real-Life Case That's Still Making Headlines.

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20 May 2001 (USA)  »

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A Most Deadly Family  »

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The role of adult Kenneth Kimes Jr. was originally slated for Peter Facinelli before Gabriel Olds was cast. See more »

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Mary Tyler Moore was perfect in part
31 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

If anyone had read the book(s) about Sante Kimes and seen photos of how she had looked through the years, they would realize how perfect Mary Tyler Moore is in the part. What is stunning is how similar looking Sante and Mary were in their teens and twenties. True, Sante eventually ending up looking like a frumpy Liz Taylor, but Mary was able to cover that territory well. Her performance captures the general sleaziness of Sante's undertakings.


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