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The Act 

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Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Patricia Arquette ...  Dee Dee Blanchard 8 episodes, 2019
Joey King ...  Gypsy Rose Blanchard 8 episodes, 2019
AnnaSophia Robb ...  Lacey 6 episodes, 2019
Chloë Sevigny ...  Mel 6 episodes, 2019
Calum Worthy ...  Nick Godejohn 5 episodes, 2019
Denitra Isler ...  Shelly 5 episodes, 2019
Rachel Ticotin ...  Gina 4 episodes, 2019
Steve Coulter ...  Dr. Evan Harley 3 episodes, 2019
Justin Miles 3 episodes, 2019
Ashley Dulaney ...  Journalist 2 episodes, 2019
Sawyer Schultz ...  Darren 2 episodes, 2019
BettyLynn Allison ...  Random Neighbor 2 episodes, 2019
William David Billions ...  Trey 2 episodes, 2019
Ella Harrison Ella Harrison ...  Child Gypsy / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Hanna Harrison Hanna Harrison ...  Child Gypsy / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Patricia French ...  Tina 2 episodes, 2019
Thomas Clay Strickland ...  Tyler 2 episodes, 2019
Rasheda Randle ...  Correctional Officer 2 episodes, 2019
Alisa Harris ...  Nurse 2 episodes, 2019
Butch Hammett ...  Speaker 2 episodes, 2019
Holli Saperstein ...  Cabbie 2 episodes, 2019
Riley Patrick ...  Teen Girl 2 episodes, 2019
Charles D. Clark ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2019
Deron Lillard Deron Lillard ...  Deputy Crisp / ... 2 episodes, 2019
David Michael-Smith David Michael-Smith ...  Coroner Tunney / ... 2 episodes, 2019
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Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The stranger-than-fiction true-crime series is based on a 2016 BuzzFeed article that detailed the shocking 2015 crime.

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Joey King plays Gypsy who spends most of the time in a wheelchair. In Oz The Great And Powerful she played the girl in a wheelchair who Oz "attempts" to heal. See more »

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Remake of Mommy Dead and Dearest (2017) See more »

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Watch if you want to know this case
28 March 2019 | by jasminhegmannSee all my reviews

If you are just watching to see a action loaded spare time filler- you came to the wrong place. This is for people who want to know more, or get to know this case. What happened to Gypsy is a tragedy and every scene and build up is necessary to truly understand the weight of this crime and how it came to the murder. It is pretty intense, but worth every minute...

All the actors are well chosen and nail their parts. (Gypsys voice is spot on). I personally am happy to see Robb in this production, since she lay low with her acting career for a while. With this part she is back better than ever, and I think she is most gifted to play dramatic roles.


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20 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Effingham County, Georgia, USA See more »

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