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Cast

Series cast summary:
Amy Brenneman ...  Amy Gray 138 episodes, 1999-2005
Richard T. Jones ...  Bruce Van Exel 138 episodes, 1999-2005
Jessica Tuck ...  Gillian Gray 138 episodes, 1999-2005
Marcus Giamatti ...  Peter Gray 138 episodes, 1999-2005
Karle Warren ...  Lauren Cassidy 138 episodes, 1999-2005
Tyne Daly ...  Maxine Gray 138 episodes, 1999-2005
Jillian Armenante ...  Donna Kozlowski 130 episodes, 1999-2005
Timothy Omundson ...  Sean Potter 89 episodes, 2000-2005
Dan Futterman ...  Vincent Gray 76 episodes, 1999-2005
Kevin Rahm ...  Kyle McCarty 66 episodes, 2001-2004
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A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court judge. Karle Warren plays Lauren, Amy's daughter; Tyne Daly is Maxine, Amy's tough, opinionated mother. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English

Release Date:

19 September 1999 (USA) See more »

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Dolby

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lauren was originally going to be played by Steffani Brass until they switched actresses for the pilot. See more »

Quotes

Board Member: We're a little concerned that your director is a drug addict.
Maxine Gray: No, my director is a former drug addict. I myself am a former high school student, and everyone here used to poop in your pants. What's your point?
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a dramatic silk purse from a sow's ear
13 October 2002 | by chris111-1See all my reviews

This wonderful woman's drama is packed with great actors, and although the sheer implausibility of a judge living at home occasionally shines through, its quickly overshadowed by the fast pace of the episodic sub plots (court cases, social work machinations, etc). Tyne daly is great, reprising her role as Mary Beth Lacey...ooops! Maxine gray. Honestly, she is so good in this (and not to disparage Cagney and Lacey, because that show was terrific too) it makes you wonder what kind of career she could have had. Amy brenerman really demonstrates superb talent which was hidden by NYPD Blue's grunting, male oriented scripts.

Another example of how acting talent overcomes script originality deficits.


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