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Mrs. America 

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Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly leads an unexpected fight against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s.

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Dahvi Waller
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Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cate Blanchett ...  Phyllis Schlafly 9 episodes, 2020
Rose Byrne ...  Gloria Steinem 9 episodes, 2020
Uzo Aduba ...  Shirley Chisholm 9 episodes, 2020
Elizabeth Banks ...  Jill Ruckelshaus 9 episodes, 2020
Kayli Carter ...  Pamela Whalen 9 episodes, 2020
Ari Graynor ...  Brenda Feigen-Fasteau 9 episodes, 2020
Melanie Lynskey ...  Rosemary Thomson 9 episodes, 2020
Margo Martindale ...  Bella Abzug 9 episodes, 2020
John Slattery ...  Fred Schlafly 9 episodes, 2020
Jeanne Tripplehorn ...  Eleanor Schlafly 9 episodes, 2020
Tracey Ullman ...  Betty Friedan 9 episodes, 2020
Sarah Paulson ...  Alice Macray 9 episodes, 2020
Ben Rosenfield ...  John Schlafly 7 episodes, 2020
Brendan Cox ...  Bruce Schlafly / ... 7 episodes, 2020
Marcia Bennett ...  Dadie Stewart 6 episodes, 2020
Gracen Daly ...  Anne Schlafly (7 Years Old) / ... 6 episodes, 2020
Novie Edwards ...  Willie B. Reed 6 episodes, 2020
Melissa Joyner ...  Audrey Rowe Colom 6 episodes, 2020
Teresa Pavlinek ...  Ann Patterson 5 episodes, 2020
Carly Sztern ...  Kathleen 5 episodes, 2020
James Marsden ...  Phil Crane 4 episodes, 2020
Niecy Nash ...  Flo Kennedy 4 episodes, 2020
Cindy Drummond ...  Lottie Beth Hobbs 4 episodes, 2020
Bria Henderson ...  Margaret Sloan 4 episodes, 2020
Liam MacDonald ...  Andy Schlafly (10 Years Old) / ... 4 episodes, 2020
Melinda Page Hamilton ...  Mary Frances 3 episodes, 2020
Annie Parisse ...  Midge Costanza 3 episodes, 2020
Marium Carvell ...  Leonia 3 episodes, 2020
Declan Cooper ...  Roger Schlafly (16 Years Old) / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Samantha Espie ...  Jacquie Davison 3 episodes, 2020
Ethan Hektor Ethan Hektor ...  Andy Schlafly 3 episodes, 2020
Lucy Margey ...  Phyl Schlafly (13 Years Old) / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Olivia Scriven ...  Liza Schlafly / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Megan Laursen ...  Libber / ... 3 episodes, 2020
John Bourgeois ...  George McGovern 2 episodes, 2020
Jay Ellis ...  Franklin Thomas 2 episodes, 2020
Jake Lacy ...  Stanley Pottinger 2 episodes, 2020
Andrea Navedo ...  Carmen Delgado Votaw 2 episodes, 2020
Genevieve Adam Genevieve Adam ...  Office Manager 2 episodes, 2020
Allison Brooks ...  Rep. Ginny Chapman 2 episodes, 2020
Lola Coey ...  Jennifer Ruckelshaus 2 episodes, 2020
McKenzie Cornelius McKenzie Cornelius ...  Kathleen Sloan 2 episodes, 2020
David Eisner David Eisner ...  Martin Abzug 2 episodes, 2020
Anna Douglas ...  Jean O'Leary 2 episodes, 2020
Susan Hamann ...  Linda 2 episodes, 2020
Andrea Grant ...  Arlene Crane 2 episodes, 2020
Brendan Halloran ...  John Sears 2 episodes, 2020
Jordan Kenny ...  Roger Schlafly 2 episodes, 2020
Julia Lalonde ...  Anne Schlafly 2 episodes, 2020
Grace Hood Grace Hood ...  Robin Ruckelshaus / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Helen Hayden ...  Caucus Intern 2 episodes, 2020
John Palladino ...  Gary Hart 2 episodes, 2020
Brian O'Neill ...  Jesse Helms 2 episodes, 2020
Vanessa Smythe ...  Shirley MacLaine 2 episodes, 2020
David Snelgrove ...  Buck / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Cody Ray Thompson ...  Neil 2 episodes, 2020
Alison Smiley ...  Lottie's Lady #2 2 episodes, 2020
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Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly leads an unexpected fight against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s.

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This is the fifth time that James Marsden and Elizabeth Banks work in the same project. They previously co-starred in the movies Heights (2005) and Walk of Shame (2014). They also had guest starring roles in the TV shows 30 Rock (2006) and Modern Family (2009). See more »

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Excellent.
16 April 2020 | by Dan_1980See all my reviews

Excellent performances, especially Blanchett. An interesting portray of two conflicting ideologies. Remember folks - feminism is about equality - not superiority.


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15 April 2020 (USA) See more »

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