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I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)

TV Series | 60 min | Drama

Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil rights cases. Mean- while, Lilly Harper, who cares for...See moreForrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil rights cases. Mean- while, Lilly Harper, who cares for his children, is on her own journey of political and personal awareness. Written by Cleo See less
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Joshua Brand (created by) | John Falsey (created by)
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Updated Oct 7, 1991

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Oct 7, 1991 (United States)

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Sam Waterston
Forrest Bedford Forrest Bedford   See fewer
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Regina Taylor
Lilly Harper Lilly Harper   See fewer
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Jeremy London
Nathaniel 'Nathan' Bedford Nathaniel 'Nathan' Bedford   See fewer
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Ashlee Levitch
Francie Bedford Francie Bedford   See fewer
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John Aaron Bennett
John Morgan Bedford John Morgan Bedford   See fewer
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Kathryn Harrold
Christina LeKatzis Christina LeKatzis   See fewer
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Peter Simmons
Paul Slocum Paul Slocum   See fewer
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RaéVen Kelly
Adlaine Harper Adlaine Harper   See fewer
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Bill Cobbs
Lewis Coleman Lewis Coleman   See fewer
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Scott Paulin
Tucker Anderson Tucker Anderson   See fewer
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Rebecca Koon
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Roger Aaron Brown
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Danny Nelson
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Gwen Bedford Gwen Bedford   See fewer
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