Oppenheimer (1980–1980)
TV Mini-series | 50 min | Biography, Drama, History

Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's...See moreBiography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his increasing ambivalence about the effect of his life's work. Written by scgary66 See less
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Updated Oct 29, 1980

Release date (First episode)
May 11, 1982 (United States)

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Sam Waterston
Robert Oppenheimer Robert Oppenheimer   See fewer
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John Carson
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Christopher Muncke
Colonel Kenneth Nichols / General Kenneth Nichols Colonel Kenneth Nichols / General Kenneth Nichols   See fewer
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Jana Shelden
Kitty Oppenheimer / Kitty Harrison Kitty Oppenheimer / Kitty Harrison   See fewer
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Edward Hardwicke
Enrico Fermi Enrico Fermi   See fewer
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David Suchet
Edward Teller Edward Teller   See fewer
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Manning Redwood
General Leslie Groves General Leslie Groves   See fewer
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Peter Whitman
Robert Serber Robert Serber   See fewer
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Matthew Guinness
Hans Bethe Hans Bethe   See fewer
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Bob Sherman
Ernest Lawrence Ernest Lawrence   See fewer
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John Morton
Robert Wilson Robert Wilson   See fewer
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Garrick Hagon
Frank Oppenheimer Frank Oppenheimer   See fewer
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Barry Dennen
Isidor Rabi Isidor Rabi   See fewer
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Ron Berglas
John Manley John Manley   See fewer
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Liza Ross
Jacky Oppenheimer Jacky Oppenheimer   See fewer
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Blain Fairman
Robert Bacher Robert Bacher   See fewer
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Kate Harper
Jean Tatlock Jean Tatlock   See fewer
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Erica Stevens
Charlotte Serber Charlotte Serber   See fewer
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Peter Marinker
Haakon Chevalier Haakon Chevalier   See fewer
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Peter Banks
Joseph Volpe Joseph Volpe   See fewer
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Phil Brown
Lewis Strauss Lewis Strauss   See fewer
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David Baxt
Colonel John Lansdale Colonel John Lansdale   See fewer
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Milton Johns
George Kistiakowsky George Kistiakowsky   See fewer
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Anthony Forrest
Rossi Lomanitz Rossi Lomanitz   See fewer
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Colin Bennett
Seth Neddermeyer Seth Neddermeyer   See fewer
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Billy J. Mitchell
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Rosemary Faith
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Christopher Malcolm
Steve Nelson Steve Nelson   See fewer
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Sarah Brackett
Priscilla Duffield Priscilla Duffield   See fewer
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Douglas Lambert
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Nigel Anthony
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Ed Devereaux
General Wilhelm Styer General Wilhelm Styer   See fewer
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Roger Frazier
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George Gabriel
Harold Green Harold Green   See fewer
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Henry Stimson Henry Stimson   See fewer
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Joseph Weinberg Joseph Weinberg   See fewer
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Philip O'Brien
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Emil Konopinski Emil Konopinski   See fewer
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Gordon Gray Gordon Gray   See fewer
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John McCloy John McCloy   See fewer
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James Tuck James Tuck   See fewer
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Klaus Fuchs Klaus Fuchs   See fewer
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Barbara Chevalier Barbara Chevalier   See fewer
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Lt. Colonel Boris Pash Lt. Colonel Boris Pash   See fewer
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Francis Cotter Francis Cotter   See fewer
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James Waterston
Peter Oppenheimer Peter Oppenheimer   See fewer
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Toni Oppenheimer Toni Oppenheimer   See fewer
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