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  • Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)
  • TV Series | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History
Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)
TV Series | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.
Seasons
Writers
Don Mankiewicz | David Karp | John F. Kennedy (based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book) | A.J. Russell & 6 more
Producer
Composer
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Editor
Casting Directors
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Updated Nov 8, 1964

Release date (First episode)
Nov 8, 1964 (United States)

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Cast

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216 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Jason Wingreen
Editor / Hanson / Reporter Editor / Hanson / Reporter   See fewer
3
John Hoyt
Barney McKay / Lodge / Mr. Finchley Barney McKay / Lodge / Mr. Finchley   See fewer
3
Gene Darfler
Col. Aycoock / Cole / Tom Col. Aycoock / Cole / Tom   See fewer
3
Walter Matthau
Andrew Johnson / Gov. John Slaton Andrew Johnson / Gov. John Slaton   See fewer
2
Simon Oakland
Captain Bogart / Perry Fuller Captain Bogart / Perry Fuller   See fewer
2
Michael Constantine
General Lucas / Watson General Lucas / Watson   See fewer
2
Laurence Naismith
George Mason / John Adams George Mason / John Adams   See fewer
2
Alan Hewitt
Jefferson / Thomas Jefferson Jefferson / Thomas Jefferson   See fewer
2
Robert F. Simon
Andrew Judson / Senator Henry Clay Andrew Judson / Senator Henry Clay   See fewer
2
Edward Asner
Oliver E. Wells / President Ulysses S. Grant Oliver E. Wells / President Ulysses S. Grant   See fewer
2
Whit Bissell
Myles / Woodrow Wilson Myles / Woodrow Wilson   See fewer
2
Richard Bull
Francis Preston Blair / Sgt. at Arms Francis Preston Blair / Sgt. at Arms   See fewer
2
Torin Thatcher
Cannon / Sewall Cannon / Sewall   See fewer
2
George Mitchell
Ennis / Mr. Broomell Ennis / Mr. Broomell   See fewer
2
Carl Benton Reid
Calhoun Calhoun   See fewer
2
Woodrow Parfrey
Governor William Brandon / Principal Ralston Governor William Brandon / Principal Ralston   See fewer
2
Russell Collins
Adams Sr. / Foote Adams Sr. / Foote   See fewer
2
Lamont Johnson
Fremont Fremont   See fewer
2
Dabbs Greer
Dr. Fenner / Taylor Dr. Fenner / Taylor   See fewer
2
Arthur Malet
Hays / Sailor Hays / Sailor   See fewer
2
Willard Sage
Ambassador Rose / Lemon Ambassador Rose / Lemon   See fewer
2
Kent Smith
Charles Evans Hughes / Sen. Charles Sumner Charles Evans Hughes / Sen. Charles Sumner   See fewer
2
John Colicos
Patrick Henry / Sen. Davis Patrick Henry / Sen. Davis   See fewer
2
Ray Teal
Dock Boss / Secretary of War Edwin Stanton Dock Boss / Secretary of War Edwin Stanton   See fewer
2
Herb Voland
La Follette / Peckham La Follette / Peckham   See fewer
2
Robert Emhardt
Davis / Governor Lilburn Boggs Davis / Governor Lilburn Boggs   See fewer
2
Ted de Corsia
Gen. Thomas / General Ramsey Gen. Thomas / General Ramsey   See fewer
2
Alfred Ryder
Garrison / Senator Nicholson Garrison / Senator Nicholson   See fewer
2
Booth Colman
Aaron Burr / Emerson Aaron Burr / Emerson   See fewer
2
Claudia McNeil
Mrs. Haines Mrs. Haines   See fewer
2
Joel Fluellen
Harris / Willie Harris / Willie   See fewer
2
Donald Harron
Governor Randolph / John Cotton Governor Randolph / John Cotton   See fewer
2
David McCallum
John Adams John Adams   See fewer
1
Peter Lawford
Gen. Alexander Doniphan Gen. Alexander Doniphan   See fewer
1
Janice Rule
Prudence Crandall Prudence Crandall   See fewer
1
Bradford Dillman
Edmund G. Ross Edmund G. Ross   See fewer
1
Lee Tracy
Senator Robert A. Taft Senator Robert A. Taft   See fewer
1
George Grizzard
Judge Ben Barr Lindsey Judge Ben Barr Lindsey   See fewer
1
Wendy Hiller
Anne Hutchinson Anne Hutchinson   See fewer
1
Robert Hooks
Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass   See fewer
1
George Rose
Sen. Thomas Corwin Sen. Thomas Corwin   See fewer
1
Douglas Campbell
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams   See fewer
1
1
John Ericson
Calvin Pilleo Calvin Pilleo   See fewer
1
Nancy Wickwire
Louisa Adams Louisa Adams   See fewer
1
David Opatoshu
Max Goldman Max Goldman   See fewer
1
David Brian
Charlton Charlton   See fewer
1
Parley Baer
Hillhouse Hillhouse   See fewer
1
Edith Atwater
Mrs. Andrews Mrs. Andrews   See fewer
1
King Donovan
Rev. Mr. May Rev. Mr. May   See fewer
1
Lou Frizzell
Howard Jensen Howard Jensen   See fewer
1
Tim O'Connor
Rigdon Rigdon   See fewer
1
Joseph Ruskin
French French   See fewer
1
George Furth
Stanley Stanley   See fewer
1
Ena Hartman
Ann Eliza Hammond Ann Eliza Hammond   See fewer
1
Sue Randall
Joan Owens Joan Owens   See fewer
1
Ken Lynch
Purdy Purdy   See fewer
1
Jimmy Barden
Johnny Alonzo Johnny Alonzo   See fewer
1
Roland Winters
Pickering Pickering   See fewer
1
Louise Lorimer
Martha Taft Martha Taft   See fewer
1
Anthony D. Call
Charles Burleigh Charles Burleigh   See fewer
1
1
Steve Ihnat
Tom Smith Tom Smith   See fewer
1
Eugene Roche
Senator Wilks Senator Wilks   See fewer
1
Tommy Farrell
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Lee Millar
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Robert Casper
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Frank Behrens
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Loring Smith
Roger Marsden Roger Marsden   See fewer
1
Leonard Nimoy
Burr Jones Burr Jones   See fewer
1
Brian Keith
Thomas Hart Benton Thomas Hart Benton   See fewer
1
Frances Sternhagen
Miss Koeller Miss Koeller   See fewer
1
1
Slim Pickens
Rogers Rogers   See fewer
1
Rosemary Harris
Mary S. McDowell Mary S. McDowell   See fewer
1
Andrew Prine
Josiah Quincy Josiah Quincy   See fewer
1
Peggy McCay
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
1
Marsha Hunt
Mrs. Ely Mrs. Ely   See fewer
1
Albert Salmi
Mr. Schneider Mr. Schneider   See fewer
1
Dan O'Herlihy
Professor Richard T. Ely Professor Richard T. Ely   See fewer
1
Warren Stevens
Lt. Gov. Edward Clark Lt. Gov. Edward Clark   See fewer
1
J.D. Cannon
Sam Houston Sam Houston   See fewer
1
Karl Swenson
Chynoweth Chynoweth   See fewer
1
Victor Jory
Charles Carlin Charles Carlin   See fewer
1
1
1
Paul Comi
Samuel Quincy Samuel Quincy   See fewer
1
1
Meg Wyllie
Eliza Eliza   See fewer
1
Richard Hale
Judge Oldham Judge Oldham   See fewer
1
Alan Baxter
Traine Traine   See fewer
1
1
Sidney Blackmer
Oscar W. Underwood Oscar W. Underwood   See fewer
1
1
Rae Allen
Miss Darvon Miss Darvon   See fewer
1
Bill Walker
Joseph Joseph   See fewer
1
Katherine Squire
Mrs. Simpson Mrs. Simpson   See fewer
1
Thomas Browne Henry
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
1
Phyllis Love
Abigail Adams Abigail Adams   See fewer
1
Gene Lyons
Samuel Adams Samuel Adams   See fewer
1
Peter Duryea
Sam Houston, Jr. Sam Houston, Jr.   See fewer
1
Jeff Cooper
Killroy Killroy   See fewer
1
Audrey Christie
Mrs. McDowell Mrs. McDowell   See fewer
1
Noah Keen
Throckmorton Throckmorton   See fewer
1
Kelly Thordsen
Anderson Anderson   See fewer
1
Tol Avery
William Jennings Bryan William Jennings Bryan   See fewer
1
William Lanteau
Prince Sevigne Prince Sevigne   See fewer
1
Len Wayland
Sen. David Rice Atchison Sen. David Rice Atchison   See fewer
1
K.L. Smith
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
1
Jim Boles
Pres. of Senate Pres. of Senate   See fewer
1
1
Ken Drake
Minister Minister   See fewer
1
James Maloney
Mr. Basserman Mr. Basserman   See fewer
1
1
Ralph Williams
Fred Simpson Fred Simpson   See fewer
1
1
John Newton
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
1
Joseph Perry
Hughes Hughes   See fewer
1
Ralph Deloach
Sen. Dodge Sen. Dodge   See fewer
1
Lyle Fox
Mr. Folsom Mr. Folsom   See fewer
1
William Daniels
Attorney General Attorney General   See fewer
1
Burgess Meredith
John Peter Altgeld John Peter Altgeld   See fewer
1
John Cassavetes
Parsons Parsons   See fewer
1
1
Barbara Feldon
Frances Cleveland Frances Cleveland   See fewer
1
Arlene Martel
Vinnie Vinnie   See fewer
1
Carroll O'Connor
Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland   See fewer
1
Strother Martin
Senator James Wadsworth Senator James Wadsworth   See fewer
1
Paul Fix
William Brownlow William Brownlow   See fewer
1
Tom Bosley
Senator George W. Norris Senator George W. Norris   See fewer
1
Peter Whitney
Gronna Gronna   See fewer
1
Michael Pate
John Wilson John Wilson   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Bill Erwin
Ingalls Ingalls   See fewer
1
Timothy Carey
Hartwick Hartwick   See fewer
1
Judy Pace
Student Student   See fewer
1
Bonnie Franklin
Deborah Deborah   See fewer
1
Henry Jones
Hamilton Fish Hamilton Fish   See fewer
1
Neil Hamilton
Gov. John Winthrop Gov. John Winthrop   See fewer
1
1
Cyril Delevanti
Sen. Grimes Sen. Grimes   See fewer
1
George Macready
General Fairchild General Fairchild   See fewer
1
John Kerr
Whitlock Whitlock   See fewer
1
1
Murray Matheson
Wickham Wickham   See fewer
1
Gary Merrill
John Marshall John Marshall   See fewer
1
1
John McMartin
Tumulty Tumulty   See fewer
1
Arthur Franz
James Madison James Madison   See fewer
1
Milton Selzer
Schilling Schilling   See fewer
1
Barry Morse
Thaddeus Stevens Thaddeus Stevens   See fewer
1
James Westerfield
Sen. Samuel Pomeroy Sen. Samuel Pomeroy   See fewer
1
Harry Townes
Coffin Coffin   See fewer
1
John Howard
Sen. Crittenden Sen. Crittenden   See fewer
1
1
Conlan Carter
Robert Johnson Robert Johnson   See fewer
1
Don Collier
Kinkle Kinkle   See fewer
1
Sandy Kenyon
Webster Webster   See fewer
1
Lillian Bronson
Mrs. Everett Mrs. Everett   See fewer
1
Linden Chiles
Tom Nelson Tom Nelson   See fewer
1
Dan Tobin
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Herschel Bernardi
Gen. Daniel Sickles Gen. Daniel Sickles   See fewer
1
James Edwards
Ruggles Ruggles   See fewer
1
Byron Foulger
Mr. Bernard Mr. Bernard   See fewer
1
Paul Stewart
Louis D. Brandeis Louis D. Brandeis   See fewer
1
I. Stanford Jolley
Man in Crowd Man in Crowd   See fewer
1
Peter Hobbs
Lindbergh Lindbergh   See fewer
1
Philip Ober
Anderson Anderson   See fewer
1
Rhys Williams
William Hutchinson William Hutchinson   See fewer
1
Isabel Cooley
Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Johnson   See fewer
1
Paul Lambert
Whitney Whitney   See fewer
1
John Abbott
Senator Wigfall Senator Wigfall   See fewer
1
Arthur Peterson
Storekeeper Storekeeper   See fewer
1
Wesley Addy
Hellinger Hellinger   See fewer
1
Hari Rhodes
Nathan Johnson Nathan Johnson   See fewer
1
1
Richard Rust
Wendell Phillips Wendell Phillips   See fewer
1
Annazette Chase
Student Student   See fewer
1
1
1
Paul Lukather
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Russ Conway
General Drum General Drum   See fewer
1
Alan Mowbray
The Man in the Stocks The Man in the Stocks   See fewer
1
Joan Tompkins
Eliza Johnson Eliza Johnson   See fewer
1
Howard St. John
Hinrichsen Hinrichsen   See fewer
1
Sheldon Allman
Man in Crowd Man in Crowd   See fewer
1
1
1
Charles Kuenstle
John Brownlow John Brownlow   See fewer
1
Martine Bartlett
Caroline Caroline   See fewer
1
Martin Gabel
Daniel Webster Daniel Webster   See fewer
1
1
Judson Pratt
Daniel Lamont Daniel Lamont   See fewer
1
William Beckley
Lieutenant Locke Lieutenant Locke   See fewer
1
Richard O'Brien
Commodore Barron Commodore Barron   See fewer
1
Brendan Dillon
Brackett Brackett   See fewer
1
Robert Fortier
Meriwether Lewis Meriwether Lewis   See fewer
1
John Napier
Coggeshall Coggeshall   See fewer
1
John Graham
Thomas Mathews Thomas Mathews   See fewer
1
Mittie Lawrence
Anna Douglas Anna Douglas   See fewer
1
Arthur Gould-Porter
Mr. Ward Mr. Ward   See fewer
1
Alexander Lockwood
Congressman Mills Congressman Mills   See fewer
1
Lester Rawlins
Daniel Webster Daniel Webster   See fewer
1
1
Gloria Calomee
Sarah Harris Sarah Harris   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Tony Rogers
Wheelwright Wheelwright   See fewer
1
Neil Rosso
Thin Man Thin Man   See fewer
1
John Raglin
Wheeler Wheeler   See fewer
1
1
Terence Vliet
Trenshaw Trenshaw   See fewer
1
Christopher Riordan
Soldier / Wounded Soldier (uncredited) Soldier / Wounded Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
2
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