Kingpin (2003)

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A drug cartel leader and his family try to keep what is "rightfully" their's.

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 Miguel Cadena (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Dr. Heywood Klein (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Chato Cadena (6 episodes, 2003)
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 DEA Agent Delia Flores / ... (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Junie Gatling (6 episodes, 2003)
Ruben Carbajal ...
 Joey Cadena (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Marlene McDillon Cadena (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Truck Thomas (5 episodes, 2003)
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 Joaquin (5 episodes, 2003)
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 Doug Duffy (4 episodes, 2003)
Eduardo Palomo ...
 Capt. Lazareno (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Jorge Romo (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Bobby Curtis (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Shawn Bailey / ... (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Ariela (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Rolando (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Lupita (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Romulo (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Rafael (2 episodes, 2003)
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 The American (2 episodes, 2003)
Rudy Moreno
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 Tio Beto (2 episodes, 2003)
Ismael 'East' Carlo
(2 episodes, 2003)
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 Sharonda Clifford (2 episodes, 2003)
Lou Casal ...
 Mike Apitone / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
Sam Vlahos ...
 Bishop (2 episodes, 2003)
Ivet Rios ...
 Maribel (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Georgous Babe / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Miguel's Secretary / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
Hector Montejano ...
 Hector / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
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A drug cartel leader and his family try to keep what is "rightfully" their's.

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Rule the family. Control the empire.


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2 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kartellikuningas  »

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(6 episodes)

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Trivia

Production designer Bernard Hides asked for an evergreen, leaf-bearing tree on one of the sets. Someone brought him a "Bottle Tree" (Brachychiton Populneus), an extremely common plant from Australia. Hides was asked if he was familiar with this variety and he replied that he had never seen a plant like it. Hides is a native of Australia and lived there most of his life. See more »

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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Theme from Kingpin
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Wow, I'm actually watching network TV
9 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

After years of only finding good dramas on HBO and Showtime, I'm finally watching network TV and enjoying it thanks to this show. The show is both well written and acted. Sheryl Lee is a pleasant surprise - I think I've only seen her before as Laura Palmer on Twin Peaks and had no idea she was so talented. Brian Benben's morally conflicted plastic surgeon is equally intriguing. This is one miniseries that definitely needs to return for a full season!


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