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The Women of Brewster Place (1989–1989)

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TV Series | 200 min | Drama

Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and ...See moreBased on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and weak, troublesome men. Written by mts77 See less
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Karen Hall (teleplay) | Gloria Naylor (novel)
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Updated Mar 19, 1989

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1989 (United States)

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Mary Alice
Fannie Michael Fannie Michael   See fewer
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Lonette McKee
Lorraine Lorraine   See fewer
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Barbara Montgomery
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Paul Winfield
Sam Michael Sam Michael   See fewer
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Cicely Tyson
Mrs. Browne Mrs. Browne   See fewer
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Vivian Bonnell
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Montrose Hagins
Mourner Mourner   See fewer
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Clark Johnson
Butch Fuller Butch Fuller   See fewer
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Homeselle Joy
Betina Betina   See fewer
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Eugene Lee
Basil Basil   See fewer
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Molly McClure
White Woman White Woman   See fewer
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Glenn Plummer
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Veronica Redd
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Adrian Ricard
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Douglas Turner Ward
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Charles Weldon
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Samm-Art Williams
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Vanessa Bell Armstrong
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Ray Oliver
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Sheekeena Smith
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Geoffrey Thorne
Theseus Theseus   See fewer
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Paul Williams
Teenage Guy Teenage Guy   See fewer
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Shari Belafonte
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7.7 / 10 | 951 votes