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Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986)

TV Movie | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History

"From personal heartbreak to the epic fight for liberation, the glory of the Old West is captured in this grand life story of Sam Houston, the man whose bravery and vision led to the creation of Texas." -- from back of box
Director
Writers
Frank Q. Dobbs (story) | John Binder (story) (teleplay)
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Michael Eliot (as Mike Eliot) | Paula S. Vannucci (as Paula Sanburn)
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Updated Nov 22, 1986

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Nov 22, 1986 (United States)
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45 cast members
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Sam Elliott
Sam Houston Sam Houston   See fewer
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Claudia Christian
Eliza Allen Eliza Allen   See fewer
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Devon Ericson
Tiana Rogers Tiana Rogers   See fewer
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Michael C. Gwynne
Mosely Baker Mosely Baker   See fewer
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Donald Moffat
Col. John Allen Col. John Allen   See fewer
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John Quade
Sen. Stansbury Sen. Stansbury   See fewer
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Ned Romero
Chief John Jolley Chief John Jolley   See fewer
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William Russ
William Travis William Travis   See fewer
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John P. Ryan
David Burnett David Burnett   See fewer
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James Stephens
Stephen Austin Stephen Austin   See fewer
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Richard Yniguez
Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna   See fewer
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Michael Beck
Jim Bowie Jim Bowie   See fewer
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Bo Hopkins
Col. Sidney Sherman Col. Sidney Sherman   See fewer
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G.D. Spradlin
President Andrew Jackson President Andrew Jackson   See fewer
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Ritch Brinkley
Sen. Buckley Sen. Buckley   See fewer
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John de Lancie
John Van Fossen John Van Fossen   See fewer
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Peter Gonzales Falcon
Juan Seguin Juan Seguin   See fewer
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Javier Grajeda
Mexican Lawyer Mexican Lawyer   See fewer
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Blue Deckert
Thomas Rusk Thomas Rusk   See fewer
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Ambrosio Guerra
Gen. Cos (as Ambrossio Guerra) Gen. Cos (as Ambrossio Guerra)   See fewer
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Jerry Haynes
Uncle Jimmy Uncle Jimmy   See fewer
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Bob Hoy
Col. Burleson (as Robert Hoy) Col. Burleson (as Robert Hoy)   See fewer
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Brad Leland
Sgt. Quinn Sgt. Quinn   See fewer
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Dennis Letts
Capt. Ross Capt. Ross   See fewer
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Joe Morales
Capt. Olivera Capt. Olivera   See fewer
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Luis Munoz
Mexican Judge Mexican Judge   See fewer
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David Peña
Col. Almonte Col. Almonte   See fewer
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Ivy Pryce
Deaf Smith Deaf Smith   See fewer
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Andy Stahl
Robinson (as Andrew Stahl) Robinson (as Andrew Stahl)   See fewer
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Dave Tanner
George Hockley George Hockley   See fewer
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John B. Wells
Kuykendall Kuykendall   See fewer
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William Schallert
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Jerry Biggs
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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Michael T. Boyd
San Jacinto Officer San Jacinto Officer   See fewer
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J.D. Feigelson
Military Officer at Wedding Ball Military Officer at Wedding Ball   See fewer
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Kevin R. Young
Captain Coleman Captain Coleman   See fewer
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James Monroe Black
Tom Fannin (uncredited) Tom Fannin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Chemerka
Executed Texan (uncredited) Executed Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Ragland
Texan Patriot (uncredited) Texan Patriot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Katharine Ross
Susannah Dickinson (uncredited) Susannah Dickinson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Sevier
The Anahuac Delegate (uncredited) The Anahuac Delegate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Suarez
Drummer Dick (uncredited) Drummer Dick (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 323 votes