Father Damien: The Leper Priest (1980)

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Credited cast:
Roger Bowen ... Prime Minister
Alan Chappuis Alan Chappuis ... Father Montiton
William Daniels ... Bishop Koeckemann
Yvonne de la Vega Yvonne de la Vega ... Housekeeper
Mike Farrell ... Robertson
Ken Howard ... Father Damien
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Bishop Maigret
Sydney Lassick ... Superintendent
Logan Ramsey ... Captain Sweeney
David Ogden Stiers ... Dr. Mouritz
Irene Tsu


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Release Date:

27 October 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Damien: The Leper Priest See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawaii, USA

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Tomorrow Entertainment See more »
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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Filming of this TV movie began with David Janssen in the title role, but after only a couple of days work, the actor suffered a fatal heart attack. The footage was scrapped, the part was recast, and shooting started over with Ken Howard. See more »


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