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Ike: The War Years (1979– )

TV Mini-series | 291 min | Biography, Drama, History

During World War II, General Dwight D. Eisenhower serves as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. On a personal level, he has an extramarital affair with his driver Kay Summersby.
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Melville Shavelson | Kay Summersby (book "Past Forgetting")
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Updated May 3, 1979

Release date (First episode)
May 3, 1979 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Dana Andrews
Gen. George C. Marshall Gen. George C. Marshall   See fewer
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J.D. Cannon
Gen. Walter Bedell Smith Gen. Walter Bedell Smith   See fewer
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Vernon Dobtcheff
Gen. Charles DeGaulle Gen. Charles DeGaulle   See fewer
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Robert Duvall
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower   See fewer
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Paul Gleason
Capt. Ernest 'Tex' Lee Capt. Ernest 'Tex' Lee   See fewer
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Richard Herd
Gen. Omar Bradley Gen. Omar Bradley   See fewer
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Darren McGavin
Gen. George S. Patton Gen. George S. Patton   See fewer
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Wensley Pithey
Winston Churchill Winston Churchill   See fewer
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Lee Remick
Kay Summersby Kay Summersby   See fewer
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Ian Richardson
Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery   See fewer
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Stephen Roberts
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt President Franklin Delano Roosevelt   See fewer
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William Schallert
Gen. Mark Clark Gen. Mark Clark   See fewer
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Lowell Thomas
Himself - Narrator Himself - Narrator   See fewer
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Lloyd Alan
3rd Sergeant 3rd Sergeant   See fewer
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Terence Alexander
Gen. Arthur Tedder Gen. Arthur Tedder   See fewer
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Jonathan Banks
1st Sergeant 1st Sergeant   See fewer
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Bonnie Bartlett
Mamie Eisenhower Mamie Eisenhower   See fewer
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Whit Bissell
Admiral Admiral   See fewer
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William Boyett
Gen. Ward Hoffenberg Gen. Ward Hoffenberg   See fewer
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K Callan
Mrs. Westerfield Mrs. Westerfield   See fewer
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Anne Clements
Cockney Mum Cockney Mum   See fewer
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Patrick Culliton
Young Lieutenant Young Lieutenant   See fewer
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David de Keyser
Field Marshall Sir Alan Brooke Field Marshall Sir Alan Brooke   See fewer
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Clifford Earl
Mountbatten Mountbatten   See fewer
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Don Fellows
Gen. Carl Spaatz Gen. Carl Spaatz   See fewer
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Charles Gray
Gen. 'Freddie' DeGuingand Gen. 'Freddie' DeGuingand   See fewer
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Charles H. Gray
Gen. Lucian Truscott Gen. Lucian Truscott   See fewer
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Mitchell Group
2nd Sergeant 2nd Sergeant   See fewer
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Lise Hilboldt
Jean Dixon Jean Dixon   See fewer
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Peter Hobbs
Admiral Admiral   See fewer
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Robert James
Capt. Burns Capt. Burns   See fewer
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Clifton Jones
Sgt. Hunt Sgt. Hunt   See fewer
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James Keane
Corporal Corporal   See fewer
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Ronald Leigh-Hunt
Gen. Pagel Gen. Pagel   See fewer
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Laurence Luckinbill
Maj. Rchard Arnold Maj. Rchard Arnold   See fewer
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Julia MacKenzie
Sybil Bryan Sybil Bryan   See fewer
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Michael Malnick
Gen. Strong Gen. Strong   See fewer
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Maurice Marsac
Gen. Henri Giraud Gen. Henri Giraud   See fewer
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Vincent Marzello
Mickey McKeogh Mickey McKeogh   See fewer
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Francis Matthews
Noel Coward Noel Coward   See fewer
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Richard McKenzie
Col. Offenheim Col. Offenheim   See fewer
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Patricia Michael
Gertrude Lawrence Gertrude Lawrence   See fewer
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Wolfgang Preiss
Field Marshal Alfred Jodl Field Marshal Alfred Jodl   See fewer
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Joe Unger
Private Private   See fewer
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Major Wiley
Sgt. Mooney Sgt. Mooney   See fewer
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Martin Jarvis
King George VI King George VI   See fewer
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Tony Clarkin
US Sergeant (uncredited) US Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 239 votes