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  • American Playhouse (1982–1994)
  • TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance
American Playhouse (1982–1994)
TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.
Seasons
12   |   11   |   10   |   9   |   8   |   7   |   6   |   5  | …   See all
Writers
Warren Adler (short stories) | Robert Anderson (play) | Jane Austen (novel) | Yves Baignères (adaptation) & 159 more
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Status
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Updated Sep 1, 1980

Release date (First episode)
Jan 12, 1982 (United States)

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Cast

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50 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Jeffrey DeMunn
Brently Mallard / George / George Pierce Baker / Peter / Teddy Brently Mallard / George / George Pierce Baker / Peter / Teddy   See fewer
5
Elizabeth Franz
Aunt Josephine / Doctor / Dottie McCann / Mother / Mrs. Rice Aunt Josephine / Doctor / Dottie McCann / Mother / Mrs. Rice   See fewer
5
Edward Herrmann
Alger Hiss / The Headmaster Alger Hiss / The Headmaster   See fewer
5
Sada Thompson
Fanny Church / Katherine Gerard - Andre's Mother / Mrs. Antrobus / Widow Douglas Fanny Church / Katherine Gerard - Andre's Mother / Mrs. Antrobus / Widow Douglas   See fewer
4
Barnard Hughes
King / Ludlow Whitney / The King King / Ludlow Whitney / The King   See fewer
4
4
Ken Howard
Sam Evans / Pudd'nhead Wilson Sam Evans / Pudd'nhead Wilson   See fewer
4
John Harkins
Whittaker Chambers Whittaker Chambers   See fewer
4
Maria Tucci
Priscilla Hiss Priscilla Hiss   See fewer
4
4
Peter Riegert
Richard M. Nixon Richard M. Nixon   See fewer
4
Jim Dale
The Duke The Duke   See fewer
4
Barton Heyman
Jack / Judge Dennis / Mr. Oseas / Terry Carlin Jack / Judge Dennis / Mr. Oseas / Terry Carlin   See fewer
4
Robert Minkoff
Bit / Extra Bit / Extra   See fewer
4
3
Frances Tomelty
Sheila Bennett Hatch Sheila Bennett Hatch   See fewer
3
Joe Morton
Carl Hatch Carl Hatch   See fewer
3
Haviland Morris
Amy-Joy / Dodie Griffin / Penny - Cal's Sister Amy-Joy / Dodie Griffin / Penny - Cal's Sister   See fewer
3
Tom Aldredge
Edward / Judge Mark Driscoll / Mysterious Man / Narrator Edward / Judge Mark Driscoll / Mysterious Man / Narrator   See fewer
3
Deanna Dunagan
Emily Dickenson / Miss Keyes / Mrs. Harper Emily Dickenson / Miss Keyes / Mrs. Harper   See fewer
3
Gloria Foster
Mrs. Hatch Mrs. Hatch   See fewer
3
Lynne Thigpen
Louisa / Telephone Operator Louisa / Telephone Operator   See fewer
3
Richard Kiley
Announcer / Col. Grangerford / Self - Host Announcer / Col. Grangerford / Self - Host   See fewer
3
MacIntyre Dixon
Dr. Zuckerman / John McDowell / Mr. Vance Dr. Zuckerman / John McDowell / Mr. Vance   See fewer
3
Alfre Woodard
Esther / Mattie / Woman who lost her stuff Esther / Mattie / Woman who lost her stuff   See fewer
3
Anne Pitoniak
Chambers' Mother / Harriet / Mrs. Webb Chambers' Mother / Harriet / Mrs. Webb   See fewer
3
Frances Conroy
Lilian Steichen / Louise Mallard / Mother / Sally Lilian Steichen / Louise Mallard / Mother / Sally   See fewer
3
Vanessa Redgrave
Sarah Cloyce Sarah Cloyce   See fewer
3
Harold Gould
Mr. Antrobus / Tom Garrison / Velvil Finkelstein (segment "Yiddish") Mr. Antrobus / Tom Garrison / Velvil Finkelstein (segment "Yiddish")   See fewer
3
Phyllis Thaxter
Rebecca Nurse Rebecca Nurse   See fewer
3
Patrick McGoohan
Chief Magistrate Chief Magistrate   See fewer
3
Rosalind Cash
Anne Traylor / Aunt Florence / Maggie Anne Traylor / Aunt Florence / Maggie   See fewer
3
Pepe Serna
Manuel Flores / Marpo / Romaldo Cortez Manuel Flores / Marpo / Romaldo Cortez   See fewer
3
Dick Anthony Williams
Malcolm X / Professor Carter / Samuel Traylor Malcolm X / Professor Carter / Samuel Traylor   See fewer
3
Tino Juarez
Manteo Manteo   See fewer
3
Christopher Childs
Burdick, FBI / Mailman / Rev. Noyes Burdick, FBI / Mailman / Rev. Noyes   See fewer
3
Mary Alice
Blind Lily / Edith Murray / Lilah Dean Blind Lily / Edith Murray / Lilah Dean   See fewer
3
José Ferrer
Professor Leeds Professor Leeds   See fewer
3
Rosemary Harris
Mrs. Amos Evans / Mrs. Arnold Evans Mrs. Amos Evans / Mrs. Arnold Evans   See fewer
3
David Dukes
Ned Darrell / Dr. Ned Darrell Ned Darrell / Dr. Ned Darrell   See fewer
3
Edward Petherbridge
Charles Marsden Charles Marsden   See fewer
3
Jadrien Steele
Gordon Aged 11 / Gordon aged 11 Gordon Aged 11 / Gordon aged 11   See fewer
3
3
Julie Eccles
Madeline Arnold Madeline Arnold   See fewer
3
Richard Thomas
Cal Porter - Andre's Lover / Kenneth Talley Jr. Cal Porter - Andre's Lover / Kenneth Talley Jr.   See fewer
2
John Malkovich
Ben Stark / Lee Ben Stark / Lee   See fewer
2
Lee Remick
Eleanor Roosevelt / Eugenia Young Eleanor Roosevelt / Eugenia Young   See fewer
2
Gary Sinise
Austin / Tom Joad Austin / Tom Joad   See fewer
2
Swoosie Kurtz
Bananas Shaughnessy / Gwen Landis Bananas Shaughnessy / Gwen Landis   See fewer
2
Christopher Collet
David / Preston David / Preston   See fewer
2
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