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The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

TV Series | 30 min | Adventure, Drama

Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. Beamish, the Crown-appointed deputy governor, were ...See moreCaptain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. Beamish, the Crown-appointed deputy governor, were uneasy allies, fighting the Spanish privateers who were ravaging the Caribbean. Written by Marg Baskin See less
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Terence Moore (episode "Mr. Bramish and the Hangman's Noose") | Zachary Weiss (episode "Mother Dougherty's Crew") | Peter C. Hodgking | Peggy Phillips & 10 more
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Updated Sep 19, 1956

Release date (First episode)
Sep 22, 1956 (United States)

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149 cast members
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Robert Shaw
Capt. Dan Tempest Capt. Dan Tempest   See fewer
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Paul Hansard
Taffy / Alfie Taffy / Alfie   See fewer
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Brian Rawlinson
Gaff Guernsay / Davies Gaff Guernsay / Davies   See fewer
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Edwin Richfield
Crewman Armando Crewman Armando   See fewer
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Peter Hammond
Lt. Edward Beamish Lt. Edward Beamish   See fewer
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Roy Purcell
1st Spanish Guard / Bowles / Capt. Delacourt / Captain Harding / Captain Hawkins / … See more 1st Spanish Guard / Bowles / Capt. Delacourt / Captain Harding / Captain Hawkins / Constable Willard / Doughty Son / First Guard / George Trevallion / Guard / Harkness / Hicks / Landlord / Lieutenant / Merchant Capt. Hawkins / Mingo / Petty Officer / Pirate / Pirate Mate / Sailor / Sentry / Spanish Soldier / Thompson   See fewer
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Neil Hallett
Bosun Bassett / Petty Officer Bassett / Petty Officer Sam Bassett / Barman / Hornigold / … See more Bosun Bassett / Petty Officer Bassett / Petty Officer Sam Bassett / Barman / Hornigold / Pirate / Sgt. Sam Bassett   See fewer
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Wilfred Downing
Crewman Dickon / Dickon, the Wasp Crewman Dickon / Dickon, the Wasp   See fewer
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Willoughby Gray
Pop / 1st Man Shaving / Bosun / Harris / Old Pop Pop / 1st Man Shaving / Bosun / Harris / Old Pop   See fewer
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Dennis Lacey
1st Spanish Sailor / Bo'sun / Capt. Hogan / Constable / Count Pedro Alfonso / … See more 1st Spanish Sailor / Bo'sun / Capt. Hogan / Constable / Count Pedro Alfonso / Doughty Son / Guard / Jordan / Jose / Lt. Mendez / Pirate / Posford / Spanish Captain / Spanish Mate / Spanish Sailor / Tom Cunningham   See fewer
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Terence Cooper
Costellaux / Blackbeard / Costalleaux / Council Member / Dan MaCarty / … See more Costellaux / Blackbeard / Costalleaux / Council Member / Dan MaCarty / Sergeant / Spanish Jailer / Tony Grimes   See fewer
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Alec Mango
Van Brugh Van Brugh   See fewer
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Rupert Evans
2nd Man Shaving / 2nd Sentry / Jack / Lookout / Marine / … See more 2nd Man Shaving / 2nd Sentry / Jack / Lookout / Marine / Martins / Merchant Mate / Sailor / Spanish Gunner   See fewer
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Tony Thawnton
Captain Scobie / Cranstone / First Mate / Fish Peddler / Jamieson / … See more Captain Scobie / Cranstone / First Mate / Fish Peddler / Jamieson / Sam One-Eye / Shore Patrol Officer / Sykes   See fewer
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John Gatrell
Merchant Captain / Merchant Officer / Phelps / Tavern Keeper / William Merchant Captain / Merchant Officer / Phelps / Tavern Keeper / William   See fewer
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Jane Griffiths
Paula Meadows / Ivy Van Brugh / Paula Paula Meadows / Ivy Van Brugh / Paula   See fewer
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Brian Worth
Calico Jack Rackham / Capt. Charles Vane Calico Jack Rackham / Capt. Charles Vane   See fewer
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Alec Clunes
Gov. Woodes Rogers Gov. Woodes Rogers   See fewer
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Roger Delgado
Don Ferdinand Esteban / Capt. Mendoza Don Ferdinand Esteban / Capt. Mendoza   See fewer
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Hugh David
Crewman Benjy Crewman Benjy   See fewer
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Andrew Crawford
Capt. Hornigold Capt. Hornigold   See fewer
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Peter Bennett
Costellaux / Councilman Sikes / Joe Murchison Costellaux / Councilman Sikes / Joe Murchison   See fewer
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Ewen Solon
Spanish Admiral / Maj. Percy Spanish Admiral / Maj. Percy   See fewer
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Joan Sims
Abigail Abigail   See fewer
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Alfred Burke
Marsh / Pirate Mate Marsh / Pirate Mate   See fewer
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George Margo
Blackbeard Blackbeard   See fewer
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John Harvey
Dougal / Lawyer Fred Knox Dougal / Lawyer Fred Knox   See fewer
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Colin Douglas
Capt. Tim De Groot / Purdy Capt. Tim De Groot / Purdy   See fewer
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Phineas Bunch / Sir Gilbert Pym Phineas Bunch / Sir Gilbert Pym   See fewer
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Girl / Jenny Purdy Girl / Jenny Purdy   See fewer
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Betsy Doughty / Mollie Betsy Doughty / Mollie   See fewer
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Lt. Blasco / Spanish Aide Lt. Blasco / Spanish Aide   See fewer
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Edward Malin
Dawson / Jenkins Dawson / Jenkins   See fewer
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Patrick Jordan
Jamie / Morgan Jamie / Morgan   See fewer
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Officer / Second Guard Officer / Second Guard   See fewer
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Guard / Servant Guard / Servant   See fewer
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Ivan Craig
Capt. Steele / Capt. Steele, RN Capt. Steele / Capt. Steele, RN   See fewer
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Piggot / Piggott Piggot / Piggott   See fewer
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Robert Perceval
Johnson / Sir Charles Johnson Johnson / Sir Charles Johnson   See fewer
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Lolita Lolita   See fewer
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Lieutenant / Spanish Lieutenant Lieutenant / Spanish Lieutenant   See fewer
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John Dearth
Bellows Bellows   See fewer
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Pearl Prescod
Nanny Macao Nanny Macao   See fewer
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Anne Bonney / Gentleman Jack Anne Bonney / Gentleman Jack   See fewer
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Anthony Dawson
Captain Flask Captain Flask   See fewer
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Dr. Francisco Gonzales Dr. Francisco Gonzales   See fewer
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Ferdy Mayne
El Supremo El Supremo   See fewer
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André Morell
Governor Governor   See fewer
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Bill Owen
Clip West Clip West   See fewer
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Capt. Hernandez Capt. Hernandez   See fewer
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Jean Cadell
Marquesa Marquesa   See fewer
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Edwin Drewit Edwin Drewit   See fewer
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Mistress Higgins Mistress Higgins   See fewer
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Martin Martin   See fewer
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Lady Hilary Winrod Lady Hilary Winrod   See fewer
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Josiah Parkerhouse Josiah Parkerhouse   See fewer
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Rebecca Bradbury Rebecca Bradbury   See fewer
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Flip Purdy Flip Purdy   See fewer
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Christine Hawkins Christine Hawkins   See fewer
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Deacon Deacon   See fewer
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Chantey Jack Chantey Jack   See fewer
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Rodrigues Rodrigues   See fewer
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Mother Doughty Mother Doughty   See fewer
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Sir Joplin James Sir Joplin James   See fewer
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Rodriquez Rodriquez   See fewer
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Pennington Pennington   See fewer
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Gov. Charles Johnson Gov. Charles Johnson   See fewer
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Sebastian Sebastian   See fewer
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Cookie Cookie   See fewer
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Black Bart Black Bart   See fewer
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One-Eye One-Eye   See fewer
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Megan, Governor's Daughter Megan, Governor's Daughter   See fewer
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Capt. Gomez Capt. Gomez   See fewer
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Louis Brion Louis Brion   See fewer
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Mrs. Drewit Mrs. Drewit   See fewer
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Lord Hinch Lord Hinch   See fewer
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Laird McGregor Laird McGregor   See fewer
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Understandable Perkins Understandable Perkins   See fewer
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George Bradbury George Bradbury   See fewer
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Sawney Sawney   See fewer
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Juanita Juanita   See fewer
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Sarah Brion Sarah Brion   See fewer
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Barmaid Barmaid   See fewer
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Governor's Wife Governor's Wife   See fewer
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Capt. Barker Capt. Barker   See fewer
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Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Bernard Brown
Chris Meadows Chris Meadows   See fewer
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Bessie Bessie   See fewer
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Meadows White
Groggins Groggins   See fewer
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Jack Hedley
Raikes Raikes   See fewer
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David McGregor / David Ramsey David McGregor / David Ramsey   See fewer
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Raquel Raquel   See fewer
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Woman with Baby Woman with Baby   See fewer
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Philip Ashley
Spanish Officer Spanish Officer   See fewer
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Robert Rietty
Capt. Philip Catalan Capt. Philip Catalan   See fewer
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Anne Blake
Mrs. Wainwright Mrs. Wainwright   See fewer
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Gay Cameron
Sheila McLellan Sheila McLellan   See fewer
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Lewis Gedge
Captain Mainwaring Captain Mainwaring   See fewer
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Second Boy Second Boy   See fewer
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Magistrate Mortimer Magistrate Mortimer   See fewer
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Capt. La Forte Capt. La Forte   See fewer
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Spanish Prisoner Spanish Prisoner   See fewer
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Constable Herridge Constable Herridge   See fewer
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Maj. Langley Maj. Langley   See fewer
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Doughty Son Doughty Son   See fewer
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Look-out Look-out   See fewer
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Spanish-speaking Sailor Spanish-speaking Sailor   See fewer
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Wilfrid Brambell
Old Man Old Man   See fewer
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Noel Davis
Jenks Jenks   See fewer
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Walter Horsbrugh
Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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Serge Lemince
Pym' Slave Pym' Slave   See fewer
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Doughty Son Doughty Son   See fewer
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Old Tom Old Tom   See fewer
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Peter Retey
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Derek Tansley
Sylvester Sylvester   See fewer
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Joan Eccles
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
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Rajah Chaudhuri
Canteyo Canteyo   See fewer
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Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Admiral Bingham Admiral Bingham   See fewer
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Servant Servant   See fewer
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Lord Winrod Lord Winrod   See fewer
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2nd Woman 2nd Woman   See fewer
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3rd Woman 3rd Woman   See fewer
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Pigtail Pigtail   See fewer
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Old Indian Old Indian   See fewer
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Baby Hornigold Baby Hornigold   See fewer
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Crewman / Indian (uncredited) Crewman / Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Crewman / Guard (uncredited) Crewman / Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henchman / Pirate (uncredited) Henchman / Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pirate (uncredited) Pirate (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 109 votes