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Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)

A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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... Huey P. Long, Jr.
... Seymour Weiss
... Aileen Dumont
... Rose Long
... Franklin D. Roosevelt
... Pullman Porter
... Huey P. Long, Sr.
... Frank Costello
... Judge Benjamin Pavy
Jimmie Ray Weeks ... Allen Henderson
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... Kingfish (voice)
... Tom Frady
... Huey's Crony / Companion
Walter Breaux ... Warren
Ed Bruce ... Gov. J.Y. Sanders
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A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."

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Some called him a hero. Some called him the most dangerous man in America.

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Biography | Drama

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19 March 1995 (USA)  »

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While set in Louisiana, parts of the film were shot at the Virginia State Capitol, in Richmond. The Seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia is clearly visible on the backs of the legislators' desk chairs. See more »

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Featured in The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1995) See more »

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john goodman makes this movie
3 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

John goodman has proven his acting ability with this movie. It should be considered the height of his career. It is extremely doubtful that any actor could have played Huey P. Long with such conviction and believability as John Goodman. Combined with a lovely performance by anne heche, the movie is an acting coup. A must-see for lovers of historical films.


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