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The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992– )

TV Series | 240 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers the kids have an extraordinary musical talent they form a band. Winning talent show after talent show they soon hit it big when Motown ...See moreThe Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers the kids have an extraordinary musical talent they form a band. Winning talent show after talent show they soon hit it big when Motown calls. From there they become the now famous Jackson 5. But along the way their success brings trouble and turmoil Written by Tony Meier See less
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Updated Nov 15, 1992

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Nov 15, 1992 (United States)

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Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs
Joseph Jackson Joseph Jackson   See fewer
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Angela Bassett
Katherine Jackson Katherine Jackson   See fewer
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Holly Robinson Peete
Diana Ross Diana Ross   See fewer
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Margaret Avery
Martha Scruse Martha Scruse   See fewer
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Alex Burrall
Michael Jackson (aged 6-8) Michael Jackson (aged 6-8)   See fewer
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Jermaine Jackson II
Jermaine Jackson (aged 13-17) Jermaine Jackson (aged 13-17)   See fewer
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Bumper Robinson
Jackie Jackson - age 12-16 Jackie Jackson - age 12-16   See fewer
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Kelli Martin
La Toya Jackson - Age 8-10 La Toya Jackson - Age 8-10   See fewer
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Floyd Roger Myers Jr.
Marlon Jackson - age 7-9 Marlon Jackson - age 7-9   See fewer
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Monica Calhoun
Rebbie Jackson Rebbie Jackson   See fewer
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Jason Weaver
Michael Jackson (aged 9-14) Michael Jackson (aged 9-14)   See fewer
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Ángel Vargas
Tito Jackson Tito Jackson   See fewer
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Terrence Howard
Jackie Jackson Jackie Jackson   See fewer
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Lanei Chapman
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Billy Dee Williams
Berry Gordy Berry Gordy   See fewer
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Vanessa Williams
Suzanne de Passe Suzanne de Passe   See fewer
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Monica Allison
Hazel Gordy Hazel Gordy   See fewer
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Finis Henderson III
Apollo Theatre MC Apollo Theatre MC   See fewer
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Grady Harrell
Jackie Wilson Jackie Wilson   See fewer
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Eugene Lee
Bill Bray Bill Bray   See fewer
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Bobby Mardis
Chicago Theatre MC Chicago Theatre MC   See fewer
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Narcissa Marte
High School Girl High School Girl   See fewer
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Charles E. Timbers Jr.
Dr. Hayes Dr. Hayes   See fewer
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Shakiem Evans
Tito Jackson - Age 10-14 Tito Jackson - Age 10-14   See fewer
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Ebonie Smith
La Toya Jackson La Toya Jackson   See fewer
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Jacen Wilkerson
Marlon Jackson - Age 10-12 Marlon Jackson - Age 10-12   See fewer
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Nicholas Phillips
Randy Jackson Randy Jackson   See fewer
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Wylie Draper
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson   See fewer
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Colin Steele
Jermaine Jackson Jermaine Jackson   See fewer
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Marcus Maurice
Marlon Jackson Marlon Jackson   See fewer
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Robert Redcross
Randy Jackson Randy Jackson   See fewer
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Randy Kirby
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Terry Coleman
Tito's Friend Tito's Friend   See fewer
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Erin Wiley Sands
Groupie 1 Groupie 1   See fewer
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Rana Kirkland
Groupie 2 Groupie 2   See fewer
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Melanie Taylor
Airport Fan 1 Airport Fan 1   See fewer
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Emily Williams
Airport Fan 2 Airport Fan 2   See fewer
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Anthony W. Johnson
H.S Emcee H.S Emcee   See fewer
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Abolade David Olatunde
Newborn Michael Jackson Newborn Michael Jackson   See fewer
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Oz Sultan
Band Member Band Member   See fewer
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Phil Nardozzi
Bar Patron / Bowler (uncredited) Bar Patron / Bowler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fayln Bryant
Rebbie Jackson age 8 (uncredited) Rebbie Jackson age 8 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Schneider
Recording Engineer - Rockin' Robin (uncredited) Recording Engineer - Rockin' Robin (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 2,752 votes