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Dirty John 

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2018– )
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Anthology series in which each season is based on a true crime story featuring an epic tale of love gone wrong.
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Empathy from strangers allows Betty to avoid facing what she's done - until she can't any more.


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Having lost her sense of identity, Betty can only see her own pain - and turn it outward.


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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Connie Britton ...  Debra Newell 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Eric Bana ...  John Meehan 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Julia Garner ...  Terra Newell 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Christian Slater ...  Dan Broderick 8 episodes, 2020
Amanda Peet ...  Betty Broderick 8 episodes, 2020
Rachel Keller ...  Linda Kolkena 8 episodes, 2020
Lena Georgas ...  Janet Ravis 8 episodes, 2020
Juno Temple ...  Veronica Newell 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Holley Fain ...  Evelyn Crowley 7 episodes, 2020
Lily Donoghue ...  Tracy Broderick 7 episodes, 2020
Anna Jacoby-Heron ...  Jenny Broderick 6 episodes, 2020
Missi Pyle ...  Karen Kintner 6 episodes, 2020
Cliff Chamberlain ...  Rich Crowley / ... 6 episodes, 2018-2020
Cameron Crovetti ...  Ryan Broderick 6 episodes, 2020
Miles Emmons ...  Anthony Broderick 6 episodes, 2020
Jean Smart ...  Arlane Hart 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Joelle Carter ...  Yvonne Newsome / ... 5 episodes, 2018-2020
Emily Bergl ...  Marie Stewart 5 episodes, 2020
Jeff Perry ...  Michael O'Neil / ... 4 episodes, 2018-2020
Keiko Agena ...  Nancy 4 episodes, 2018-2019
Sprague Grayden ...  H.A.L.T. Member / ... 4 episodes, 2018-2020
John Getz ...  Dwight / ... 4 episodes, 2018-2020
Vanessa Martinez ...  Celia / ... 4 episodes, 2018-2020
Michael Rispoli ...  Betty's Father 3 episodes, 2020
Kevin Zegers ...  Toby Sellars 3 episodes, 2018-2019
Jake Abel ...  Trey 3 episodes, 2018
Ron Perkins ...  Judge Edgar Russell 3 episodes, 2020
Jesse Mackey ...  Detective Sheehan / ... 3 episodes, 2019-2020
Tiera Skovbye ...  Young Betty Broderick 3 episodes, 2020
Chris Mason ...  Young Dan Broderick 3 episodes, 2020
Olivia Grace Applegate ...  Alison / ... 3 episodes, 2018-2020
Judy Reyes ...  Verga 2 episodes, 2018
George Newbern ...  Walter Mills 2 episodes, 2020
Joe Tippett ...  Bobby 2 episodes, 2018
Lindsey Kraft ...  Ruth 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Doug Savant ...  Martin Newsome 2 episodes, 2020
Julie Dretzin ...  Rebecca 2 episodes, 2018
Missy Yager ...  Betty's Mother 2 episodes, 2020
Eddie Kehler ...  Dave Sharp / ... 2 episodes, 2018-2020
Brent Anderson ...  Detective Marco Layton 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Dendrie Taylor ...  Margaret / ... 2 episodes, 2018-2020
Michelle Arthur 2 episodes, 2019-2020
Graham Sibley ...  Austen / ... 2 episodes, 2019-2020
Camille Chen ...  Art Gallery Manager / ... 2 episodes, 2018-2020
Romi Dias ...  Judge Daniela Rivera / ... 2 episodes, 2019-2020
Stephen Apostolina ...  Process Server #2 2 episodes, 2020
Eddie Aguirre ...  Irvine Uniform #2 / ... 2 episodes, 2019-2020
Tiffany Splettstoeszer Tiffany Splettstoeszer ...  Danielle 2 episodes, 2018
Scarlett Abinante ...  Young Tracy 2 episodes, 2020
Spencer Garrett ...  Judge Spiller 2 episodes, 2020
John O'Brien ...  Cameron Scott 2 episodes, 2020
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Debra Newell (Connie Britton) has a seemingly perfect life: she's successful, beautiful and lives in one of California's most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when she finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan (Eric Bana), she's quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to the dismay of her daughters Terra (Julia Garner) and Veronica (Juno Temple). Their fast-tracked relationship creates tension between Debra and the girls, leaving them no choice but to investigate the stranger who has swept their mother off her feet. And with a fraught family history, the backstory of Debra and her mother Arlane (Jean Smart) provides insight into why she may have been so vulnerable to John in the first place. As Debra gets drawn deeper into his lies and sinister game of psychological manipulation, it results in horrific consequences for an entire family. Written by Bravo

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Trivia

Second anthology series for Connie Britton, the first being American Horror Story (2011). See more »

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.54 (2019) See more »

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Chilling story of an American Psycho
16 January 2019 | by AdrienneGrayceMusicSee all my reviews

Very good story. I am just learning about the Dirty John story, and I recently watched the new true story that was aired on oxygen network. The story of a womanizing psycho who gets away with swindling not only vulnerable women, but also scammed other people, such as senior citizens and other gullible people. He was never put in prison or jail long enough and it shows how messed up the justice system is. As for this series, I do like it, but some of the casting is questionable. I like Connie Britton as Debra, but I think they could have found a better looking actor to play John Meehan, than Eric Bana. He did ok in playing him, but he just didn't fit his profile. They also made the daughters to seem like more annoying brats than they really were. Those 2 on screen were almost unbearable to watch. The story had to be told though, and Im glad it was. I'm looking forward to finding out how they will manage to squeeze in a season 2.


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