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Sam's Son (1984)

PG
104 min | Drama

A loosely-based autobiography of Michael Landon's teenage years as he struggles with his identity and eventually finds success on the school's track team.
Writer
Michael Landon (screenplay)
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Ted Voigtlander (as Ted Voigtländer)
Casting Director
Susan McCray (as Susan Sukman)
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Updated Aug 17, 1984

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Aug 17, 1984 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Eli Wallach
Sam Orowitz Sam Orowitz   See fewer
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Anne Jackson
Harriet Orowitz Harriet Orowitz   See fewer
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Timothy Patrick Murphy
Gene Orowitz Gene Orowitz   See fewer
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Hallie Todd
Cathy Stanton Cathy Stanton   See fewer
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Clyde Hayes
Robert Woods (as Alan Hayes) Robert Woods (as Alan Hayes)   See fewer
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Jonna Lee
Bonnie Barnes Bonnie Barnes   See fewer
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Michael Landon
Gene Orman Gene Orman   See fewer
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Howard Witt
Cy Martin Cy Martin   See fewer
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William Boyett
Coach Sutter Coach Sutter   See fewer
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John Walcutt
Ronnie Morgan Ronnie Morgan   See fewer
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David Lloyd Nelson
Lonnie Morgan Lonnie Morgan   See fewer
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William Bassett
Mr. Turner (as William H. Bassett) Mr. Turner (as William H. Bassett)   See fewer
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Harvey Gold
Jake Bellow Jake Bellow   See fewer
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James Karen
Mr. Collins Mr. Collins   See fewer
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Martin Rudy
Dr. Warren Dr. Warren   See fewer
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Montana Smoyer
Maxine Wagner Maxine Wagner   See fewer
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Gavin Mooney
Police Officer (as Gavin H. Mooney) Police Officer (as Gavin H. Mooney)   See fewer
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Barbara Collentine
Miss Bass Miss Bass   See fewer
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Phil Proctor
Art Fisher Art Fisher   See fewer
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Buck Young
Marv Gates Marv Gates   See fewer
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Herb Mitchell
Coach Diener (as Herb L. Mitchell) Coach Diener (as Herb L. Mitchell)   See fewer
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Dave Morick
Field Judge Field Judge   See fewer
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Robert Balderson
Track Official Track Official   See fewer
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Kurt Smildsin
2nd Track Official 2nd Track Official   See fewer
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Andrew Ethier
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Kathleen Coyne
Cathy Orman Cathy Orman   See fewer
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B.J. Turner
Customer #1 Customer #1   See fewer
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Mickey Morton
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Michael Griswold
Cathy Stanton's Father Cathy Stanton's Father   See fewer
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Dave Adams
Truck Driver Truck Driver   See fewer
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Laurie Blower
Car Hop Car Hop   See fewer
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Lynn Banashek
Cheer Leader #3 Cheer Leader #3   See fewer
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Matt Beck
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Sarah Buxton
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Chad Cowgill
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Laura Kamins
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David LeBell
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Sherri Sperling
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Richard Patrick
Runner (uncredited) Runner (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Winckler
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 148 votes