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Windmills of the Gods (1988–1988)

TV Mini-series | 187 min | Drama, Thriller

When Mary Ashley (Jaclyn Smith) is approached to become Ambassador of the United States of America in Romania, she does not take the offer, because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward, Dr....See moreWhen Mary Ashley (Jaclyn Smith) is approached to become Ambassador of the United States of America in Romania, she does not take the offer, because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward, Dr. Edward Ashley (David Ackroyd) gets killed in a car accident. After this, Mary reconsiders the offer, and finally accepts. Arriving in Romania, she is confronted with a complex plot, in which U.S. President Paul Ellison's (Michael Moriarty's) current plans to improve relations between the U.S. and Communist countries shall be sabotaged. Written by Alto Speckhardt See less
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John Gay (teleplay) | Sidney Sheldon (novel)
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Updated Feb 7, 1988

Release date (First episode)
Feb 7, 1988 (United States)

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66 cast members
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Jaclyn Smith
Mary Ashley Mary Ashley   See fewer
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Robert Wagner
Mike Slade Mike Slade   See fewer
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Ian McKellen
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
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Michael Moriarty
Ellison Ellison   See fewer
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Betsy Palmer
Mrs. Hart Brisbane Mrs. Hart Brisbane   See fewer
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Bob Seagren
John Burns John Burns   See fewer
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J. Michael Hunter
Dr. Doug Schiffer Dr. Doug Schiffer   See fewer
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Lou Criscuolo
Pete Connors Pete Connors   See fewer
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Douglas Kiker
TV Interviewer TV Interviewer   See fewer
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Nicholas Hunter
Florian Florian   See fewer
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Scott Williams
Gunny Hughes Gunny Hughes   See fewer
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Josh Lozoff
Nicu Ionesco Nicu Ionesco   See fewer
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Thomas McGovern
David Victor David Victor   See fewer
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Bob Senseney
Lukas Janklow Lukas Janklow   See fewer
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Pete Prehn
Ted Thompson Ted Thompson   See fewer
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Nello Tare
James Hatfield James Hatfield   See fewer
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Joe Herold
Malden Malden   See fewer
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Tony Pender
Constable Hanson Constable Hanson   See fewer
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Winston Hemingway
Marine Guard Marine Guard   See fewer
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Rick Warner
James Stuckley James Stuckley   See fewer
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Greg Reyes
Tabac Bartender Tabac Bartender   See fewer
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Pat Hall
Deputy Jake Deputy Jake   See fewer
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J. Don Ferguson
Ian Villers Ian Villers   See fewer
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Jim Grimshaw
Language Instructor Language Instructor   See fewer
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Raymond Johnson
Gen. Handley Gen. Handley   See fewer
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Gloria Crist
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
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Mert Hatfield
Senator Senator   See fewer
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Louis Cassara
Senator Senator   See fewer
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Ben Kistler
Dry Cleaner Dry Cleaner   See fewer
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Herschel Sparber
Kidnapper Kidnapper   See fewer
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Eric Tilley
Romanian Police Officer Romanian Police Officer   See fewer
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Stephen Reilly
Lecturer Lecturer   See fewer
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Anthony Barry Richmond
Insp. Pakula Insp. Pakula   See fewer
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Michael Titterton
Hyde-White Hyde-White   See fewer
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Charles A. Kroger Jr.
Sen. Anderson Sen. Anderson   See fewer
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Norman Max Maxwell
Romanian Diplomat Romanian Diplomat   See fewer
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Kimberly Foster
Woman on Mike's Arm Woman on Mike's Arm   See fewer
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David Ackroyd
Dr. Edward Ashley Dr. Edward Ashley   See fewer
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Christopher Cazenove
Dr. Louis Desforges Dr. Louis Desforges   See fewer
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Ruby Dee
Dorothy - Secretary to Mary Ashley Dorothy - Secretary to Mary Ashley   See fewer
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Stephanie Faracy
Florence Schiffer Florence Schiffer   See fewer
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Jim Hatfield
Murdered Marine Guard Murdered Marine Guard   See fewer
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Robert J. Maxwell
Guest, Romanian Embassy Guest, Romanian Embassy   See fewer
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Ari Meyers
Beth Ashley Beth Ashley   See fewer
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Franco Nero
Ionescu Ionescu   See fewer
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Richard K. Olsen
Ben Cohn Ben Cohn   See fewer
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Lisa Pelikan
Actress Actress   See fewer
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G.F. Rowe
French Ambassador French Ambassador   See fewer
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John S. Rushton
Diplomat Diplomat   See fewer
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John Standing
Sir George Sir George   See fewer
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Adrian Van Daalen
Extra - Bad Guy Extra - Bad Guy   See fewer
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J.T. Walsh
Colonel Bill McKinney Colonel Bill McKinney   See fewer
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R.J. Williams
Chris Ashley Chris Ashley   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 266 votes