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Doing Life (1986)

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TV Movie | 100 min | Biography, Drama

Tony Danza stars in this riveting drama based on the true story of Jerry Rosenberg - the world's first convict turned attorney. When two cops are dead, and he's the chief suspect, Jerry finds himself in a maximum security prison awaiting ...See moreTony Danza stars in this riveting drama based on the true story of Jerry Rosenberg - the world's first convict turned attorney. When two cops are dead, and he's the chief suspect, Jerry finds himself in a maximum security prison awaiting the death penalty. One night, as a fellow inmate is executed, Jerry resolves to save himself by studying law. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writer
Steve Bello (book) (teleplay)
Composer
Arthur B. Rubinstein (as Arthur B. Rubenstein)
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Updated Sep 23, 1986

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Sep 23, 1986 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Tony Danza
Jerry Rosenberg Jerry Rosenberg   See fewer
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Jon DeVries
Warden Felber (as Jon De Vries) Warden Felber (as Jon De Vries)   See fewer
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Alvin Epstein
Lou Rosenberg Lou Rosenberg   See fewer
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Lisa Langlois
Rose-Ann Rosenberg Rose-Ann Rosenberg   See fewer
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Rocco Sisto
Anthony Portelli Anthony Portelli   See fewer
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Dawn Greenhalgh
Actress (as Dawn Greenhall) Actress (as Dawn Greenhall)   See fewer
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Dan Lauria
Lieutenant Lubway Lieutenant Lubway   See fewer
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Ken Pogue
Probes (as Kenneth Pogue) Probes (as Kenneth Pogue)   See fewer
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Reginald VelJohnson
Taylor (as Reginald Vel Johnson) Taylor (as Reginald Vel Johnson)   See fewer
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Mara Hobel
Rachel, age 15 Rachel, age 15   See fewer
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Frank Pesce
Red Hot Red Hot   See fewer
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Gary Farmer
First Prisoner First Prisoner   See fewer
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Michael J. Reynolds
Parole Bd. Member Parole Bd. Member   See fewer
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Charles Woods Gray
Parole Bd. Member (as Charles Gray) Parole Bd. Member (as Charles Gray)   See fewer
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Paul Soles
Epstein Epstein   See fewer
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Henry Ramer
Edelbaum Edelbaum   See fewer
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Larry Reynolds
Judge Kellogg Judge Kellogg   See fewer
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Peter Jobin
D.A. Seltzer D.A. Seltzer   See fewer
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John Friesen
Dr. Frederick Dr. Frederick   See fewer
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Warren Davis
Dr. Hampton Dr. Hampton   See fewer
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A.C. Peterson
Cudmore (as Alar Aedma) Cudmore (as Alar Aedma)   See fewer
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Guy Sanvido
Samuelson Samuelson   See fewer
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Neil Dainard
Bennett Bennett   See fewer
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Dee McCafferty
Proctor (as Dee Francis McCafferty) Proctor (as Dee Francis McCafferty)   See fewer
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Eugene Clark
Wiggins (as Eugene A. Clark) Wiggins (as Eugene A. Clark)   See fewer
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Gene Mack
Freddie Freddie   See fewer
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Aaron Schwartz
Murray Auerbach Murray Auerbach   See fewer
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Robert O'Ree
Luther Luther   See fewer
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Jennifer Gula
Rachel, age 8 Rachel, age 8   See fewer
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J. Winston Carroll
Editor (as John Winston Carroll) Editor (as John Winston Carroll)   See fewer
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David Bolt
D.A. Coleman D.A. Coleman   See fewer
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Clark Johnson
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Vito Rezza
Carmelo Carmelo   See fewer
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Louis Ferreira
Bobby (as Justin Louis) Bobby (as Justin Louis)   See fewer
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Jack Duffy
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Jorge Montesi
Latino Translator (as Jorge Montessi) Latino Translator (as Jorge Montessi)   See fewer
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Timothy Skulish
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 95 votes