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  • The Pretender (1996–2000)
  • TV-14
    TV Series | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
The Pretender (1996–2000)
TV-14
TV Series | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.
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Seasons
4   |   3   |   2   |   1   See all
Creators
Steven Long Mitchell (created by) (writer) (written by) | Craig W. Van Sickle (created by) (writer) (written by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 19, 1996

Release date (First episode)
Sep 19, 1996 (United States)

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Cast

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50 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
86
Andrea Parker
Miss Parker / Catherine Parker Miss Parker / Catherine Parker   See fewer
86
Patrick Bauchau
Sydney / Dr. Sydney Green / Jacob / Jacob Green Sydney / Dr. Sydney Green / Jacob / Jacob Green   See fewer
86
Jon Gries
Broots Broots   See fewer
82
Ryan Merriman
Young Jarod / Gemini Young Jarod / Gemini   See fewer
48
Richard Marcus
Mr. Raines Mr. Raines   See fewer
44
Alex Wexo
Young Sydney / Young Jacob / Young Sidney Young Sydney / Young Jacob / Young Sidney   See fewer
43
James Denton
Mr. Lyle Mr. Lyle   See fewer
36
Sam Ayers
Sam the Sweeper Sam the Sweeper   See fewer
32
Harve Presnell
Mr. Parker Mr. Parker   See fewer
31
Paul Dillon
Angelo Angelo   See fewer
24
Willie Gault
Willie the Sweeper Willie the Sweeper   See fewer
20
Dennis Cruzado
Little Jarod Little Jarod   See fewer
19
Pamela Gidley
Brigitte Brigitte   See fewer
17
Ashley Peldon
Young Miss Parker Young Miss Parker   See fewer
10
Kim Myers
Jarod's Mother Jarod's Mother   See fewer
8
Jonathan Osser
Younger Jarod Younger Jarod   See fewer
8
Jason Brooks
Thomas Gates Thomas Gates   See fewer
7
Lenny von Dohlen
Mr. Cox Mr. Cox   See fewer
5
Jake Lloyd
Young Angelo / Timmy / Ronny Collins Young Angelo / Timmy / Ronny Collins   See fewer
5
Keene Curtis
Mr. Fenigor Mr. Fenigor   See fewer
4
Kelsey Mulrooney
Debbie Broots / Angel Debbie Broots / Angel   See fewer
4
George Lazenby
Major Charles Major Charles   See fewer
4
Amir AboulEla
Gar / Lead Gunman Gar / Lead Gunman   See fewer
4
Leigh Taylor-Young
Michelle Lucca Stamatis Michelle Lucca Stamatis   See fewer
3
3
Katie Mitchell
Dr. Christine Brant / Dr. Sarah Corey / Nancy Wright Dr. Christine Brant / Dr. Sarah Corey / Nancy Wright   See fewer
3
3
Leland Orser
Argyle Argyle   See fewer
3
Darren Kennedy
Nicholas Stamatis Nicholas Stamatis   See fewer
3
Zachary Browne
Young Kyle Young Kyle   See fewer
3
David Sawyer
Young Mr. Parker / Sheriff Young Mr. Parker / Sheriff   See fewer
3
Viktoria Fisch
Newswoman / Technician / Woman Newswoman / Technician / Woman   See fewer
3
Dan Wilson
Bennie / Helicopter Pilot / Worker #1 Bennie / Helicopter Pilot / Worker #1   See fewer
3
Jack Kehler
Big Bob / Cooper / Newt Big Bob / Cooper / Newt   See fewer
3
3
3
Jim Haynie
Ben Miller Ben Miller   See fewer
2
Dean Norris
Sheriff Whalen / Tommy Larson Sheriff Whalen / Tommy Larson   See fewer
2
Jeremy Roberts
Bartlett / Efram Bartlett Bartlett / Efram Bartlett   See fewer
2
Linda Carlson
Harriet Tashman Harriet Tashman   See fewer
2
John Beasley
Janitor at NuGenesis Janitor at NuGenesis   See fewer
2
James Tolkan
FBI Special Agent Korkos FBI Special Agent Korkos   See fewer
2
2
Nancy Everhard
Dr. Cynthia deWitt Dr. Cynthia deWitt   See fewer
2
James Sutorius
Dr. Christopher Fein Dr. Christopher Fein   See fewer
2
Jay Acovone
Det. Stan Wilkins Det. Stan Wilkins   See fewer
2
Jon Polito
Ben Hansel / Constantin Falzone Ben Hansel / Constantin Falzone   See fewer
2
Judith Hoag
Captain Angela Wiley / Gail Reese Captain Angela Wiley / Gail Reese   See fewer
2
Natalija Nogulich
Susan Granger Susan Granger   See fewer
2
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