Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

The Contender (1980– )

TV Mini-series | 60 min | Drama

While Johnny is in college his lumberjack Oregonian father commits suicide, so Johnny leaves school to pursue a career in boxing to support his mother and younger brother.See moreWhile Johnny is in college his lumberjack Oregonian father commits suicide, so Johnny leaves school to pursue a career in boxing to support his mother and younger brother. Written by Ed Stephan See less
Read more: Plot summary
Seasons
Cinematographer
Trending
MOVIEmeter
Members only
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 3, 1980

Release date (First episode)
Apr 3, 1980 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to access contact information

Cast

+ Add Cast
17 cast members
Name STARmeter Episodes Known for
Marc Singer
Johnny Captor Johnny Captor   See fewer
Members only
5
Katherine Cannon
Jill Sindon Jill Sindon   See fewer
Members only
5
Moses Gunn
George Beifus George Beifus   See fewer
Members only
5
Alan Stock
Brian Captor Brian Captor   See fewer
Members only
2
Louise Latham
Alma Captor Alma Captor   See fewer
Members only
2
Members only
2
Terry Michos
Ric / Rick Ric / Rick   See fewer
Members only
2
Tina Andrews
Missy Dinwittie Missy Dinwittie   See fewer
Members only
1
Don Gordon
Harry Harry   See fewer
Members only
1
Members only
1
Members only
1
Clifton James
Tompkins Tompkins   See fewer
Members only
1
Members only
1
Susan Walden
Lucinda Waverley Lucinda Waverley   See fewer
Members only
1
Kathryn Daley
Meg Barnett Meg Barnett   See fewer
Members only
Art Lund
Mike Captor Mike Captor   See fewer
Members only
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 18 votes