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Run for Your Life ()


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Seasons: 3 2 1 Years: 1968 1967 1966 ... See all »

Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things, for which he has never had... See more »

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  • Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 8 nominations.
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  Paul Bryan (85 episodes, 1965-1968)
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  George Karpantos / ... (6 episodes, 1965-1967)
Jack Krupnick ...
  1st Reporter / ... (6 episodes, 1965-1966)
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  Ramon De Vega / ... (5 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Molly Pierce (5 episodes, 1966-1968)
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  Mike Allen / ... (5 episodes, 1965-1968)
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  Esteban / ... (4 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Hank Kellogg / ... (4 episodes, 1965-1968)
Ralph Smiley ...
  Hotel Desk Clerk / ... (4 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Dave Corbett / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Hal Andre / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Marta / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Kate Pierce / ... (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
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  Pete Gaffney (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
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  Harry Krissel / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Alex Ryder (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Walter Bren / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  David Navan / ... (3 episodes, 1965-1968)
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  Ralph Phillips / ... (3 episodes, 1965-1968)
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  Daniel Fulton / ... (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Bartender / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jean Durand ...
  Ahmed / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Colonel Brush / ... (3 episodes, 1967-1968)
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  Deputy Morgan / ... (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Herbert Scholl / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ines Pedroza ...
  Estella / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Embassy Aide / ... (3 episodes, 1967)
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  1st Cop / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1968)
John Francis ...
  Bartender / ... (3 episodes, 1966)
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  Charlie / ... (3 episodes, 1967)
Sherry Boucher ...
  Francie / ... (3 episodes, 1967)
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  William Christie / ... (3 episodes, 1967)
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  Lisa Sorrow (2 episodes, 1965-1968)
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  Joseph Appleton / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
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  Carol Sherman / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1968)
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  Abby Powers / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Nicole (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Enzo (2 episodes, 1966)
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  Collier Johnson / ... (2 episodes, 1966)
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  Frank Frazier (2 episodes, 1967)
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  Colonel Mike Green / ... (2 episodes, 1967)
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  Leo Mazinov / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Henrik Verbeck / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
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  Diana Hays / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
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  Clarice Newell / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
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  James Seaborne / ... (2 episodes, 1967)
Renzo Cesana ...
  Derek Wolf / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Inspector Kronig / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Mario Alcalde ...
  Tony Alarvera / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1967)
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  Abe Lincoln / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

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Plot Summary

Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things, for which he has never had time. The program becomes a series of plays in which he meets a wide variety of people from bums riding the rails, to gigolos, to orphans, and becomes a man who has little fear of death, and everything but time. Written by John Vogel

Taglines starring BEN GAZZARA as Paul Bryan: man on the move, with nothing to lose but himself! (season two) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Match contre la vie (France)
  • Alma de acero (Spain)
  • I giorni di Bryan (Italy)
  • Sauve qui peut (Canada, French title)
  • Alma de acero (Venezuela)
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  • 60 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Some sources claim that Ben Gazzara's character suffered from leukemia. However, in a 1998 interview conducted by television book writer Ed Robinson, Executive Producer Roy Huggins indicated that the affliction, from which "Paul Bryan" suffered, was never mentioned on the program, and does not exist. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in The Starfighters (1994). See more »
Crazy Credits During seasons one and two, Roy Huggins was credited as Executive Producer during the opening credits after the program's episode titles. During season three, for unknown reasons, Huggins was not clearly credited as Executive Producer. In addition, Huggins was nominated for an Emmy as Executive Producer for the show's final season. The end credits state the following: A Roncom Films-Roy Huggins Production. See more »
Quotes Opening credits narrator: [season 3 opening credits] Paul Bryan, Attorney at Law, future full of promise. Until a medical examination reveals he has a short time to live, precious time, time to be used, time to crowd 30 years of living into one... or two.
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