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The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story (1986)

TV Movie | 90 min | Biography, Drama

Billed as a profile in courage, the film examines the trauma and effort that Senator Edward Kennedy's (Craig T. Nelson) son (Kimber Shoop) went through after losing his leg to a rare form of cancer and with the rehabilitation that was ...See moreBilled as a profile in courage, the film examines the trauma and effort that Senator Edward Kennedy's (Craig T. Nelson) son (Kimber Shoop) went through after losing his leg to a rare form of cancer and with the rehabilitation that was required. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Updated Nov 24, 1986

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Nov 24, 1986 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Craig T. Nelson
Senator Edward Kennedy Senator Edward Kennedy   See fewer
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Susan Blakely
Joan Kennedy Joan Kennedy   See fewer
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Kimber Shoop
Ted Kennedy Jr. Ted Kennedy Jr.   See fewer
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Michael Shannon
Senator John Tunney Senator John Tunney   See fewer
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Erin Dougherty
Kara Kennedy Kara Kennedy   See fewer
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Chris Connolly
Patrick Kennedy Patrick Kennedy   See fewer
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Sharon Holm
Teresa Fitzpatrick Teresa Fitzpatrick   See fewer
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Dennis Creaghan
Dr. Bill Reed Dr. Bill Reed   See fewer
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David Healy
Dr. George Hyatt Dr. George Hyatt   See fewer
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Jeff Harding
Joe Wright Joe Wright   See fewer
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Jeremy Noonan
Joey Gargan Joey Gargan   See fewer
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Bruce McGuire
Dr. Frei Dr. Frei   See fewer
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Garrick Hagon
Dr. Rein Dr. Rein   See fewer
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Peter Banks
Dr. Matlock Dr. Matlock   See fewer
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Bruce Boa
Dr. Skein Dr. Skein   See fewer
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David Gilliam
Dr. Keswick Dr. Keswick   See fewer
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Douglas W. Iles
Dr. Moore Dr. Moore   See fewer
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Helena Stevens
Nurse Louella Hennessy Nurse Louella Hennessy   See fewer
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Robert Jezek
Terence Boyle Terence Boyle   See fewer
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Robert Carrickford
Skipper Liam Costello Skipper Liam Costello   See fewer
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Oliver Maguire
Joseph O'Brien Joseph O'Brien   See fewer
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Christopher Malcolm
Ben Gibbs Ben Gibbs   See fewer
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Kim Fetterley
Girl at Party Girl at Party   See fewer
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Peter Merrill
St. Albins Teacher St. Albins Teacher   See fewer
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Philip O'Brien
St. Albins Headmaster St. Albins Headmaster   See fewer
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Cory Spence
Brian Robertson Brian Robertson   See fewer
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Ted Kennedy
Himself in Epilogue (as Ted Kennedy Jr.) Himself in Epilogue (as Ted Kennedy Jr.)   See fewer
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Robert Prohaska
Boy in Ireland #2 Boy in Ireland #2   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 26 votes