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Backstory (2000– )

TV Series | Documentary

As seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide revealing inside "backstories" about the events ...See moreAs seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide revealing inside "backstories" about the events that affected each production - and their lives. Using exclusive film footage, rare archival still photos and insightful interviews, these programs uncover everything from fascinating behind-the-scenes intrigue to cutthroat studio politics. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Aug 12, 2000

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125 cast members
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Rino Romano
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Rudy Behlmer
Self - Film Historian / Self / Self - film historian Self - Film Historian / Self / Self - film historian   See fewer
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Richard D. Zanuck
Self / Self - Former Fox Studio Executive / Self - Producer Self / Self - Former Fox Studio Executive / Self - Producer   See fewer
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Sheila Allen
Self / Self - actress, wife of Irwin Allen Self / Self - actress, wife of Irwin Allen   See fewer
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3
Roy Moseley
Self / Self - Bette Davis Biographer / Self - Cary Grant Biographer Self / Self - Bette Davis Biographer / Self - Cary Grant Biographer   See fewer
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Gerald Gardner
Film Historian / Self - Author / Self - Author 'The Censorship Papers' Film Historian / Self - Author / Self - Author 'The Censorship Papers'   See fewer
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David Brown
Self / Self - Former Studio Executive Self / Self - Former Studio Executive   See fewer
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Richard Fleischer
Self / Self - Director Self / Self - Director   See fewer
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Mel Gussow
Self - Biographer / Self - Darryl F. Zanuck biographer Self - Biographer / Self - Darryl F. Zanuck biographer   See fewer
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Sally Kellerman
Self / Self - Actress 'Dianne Cluny' Self / Self - Actress 'Dianne Cluny'   See fewer
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Peter Bogdanovich
Self - Filmmaker Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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Celeste Holm
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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David Boreanaz
Angel / Self Angel / Self   See fewer
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Darrilyn Zanuck DePineda
Self - daughter of Darryl F. Zanuck Self - daughter of Darryl F. Zanuck   See fewer
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Richard Schickel
Self - film critic Self - film critic   See fewer
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George Axelrod
Screenwriter / Self - Playwright Screenwriter / Self - Playwright   See fewer
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Tom Mankiewicz
Self - Son of Joseph Mankiewicz Self - Son of Joseph Mankiewicz   See fewer
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Seth Green
Daniel 'Oz' Osbourne / Self Daniel 'Oz' Osbourne / Self   See fewer
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Hugh Hefner
Self - Founder, Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Self - Founder, Playboy Enterprises, Inc.   See fewer
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Alyson Hannigan
Self / Willow Rosenberg Self / Willow Rosenberg   See fewer
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Billy Wilder
Self - Director Self - Director   See fewer
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Jon Burlingame
Self - film historian Self - film historian   See fewer
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Donald Spoto
Self - Marilyn Monroe Biographer Self - Marilyn Monroe Biographer   See fewer
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Luke Perry
Oliver Pike / Self Oliver Pike / Self   See fewer
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James Haspiel
Self - Friend of Marilyn Monroe Self - Friend of Marilyn Monroe   See fewer
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Ronald Davis
Self - John Ford Biographer Self - John Ford Biographer   See fewer
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Eli Wallach
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Kristy Swanson
Buffy Summers / Self Buffy Summers / Self   See fewer
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Dan Ford
Self - Grandson of John Ford Self - Grandson of John Ford   See fewer
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Al Gail
Self - assistant to Irwin Allen Self - assistant to Irwin Allen   See fewer
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Nathan Juran
Self - Art Director Self - Art Director   See fewer
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Anna Lee
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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Terry Moore
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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David Nelson
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Russ Tamblyn
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Emily Toth
Self - Author 'Inside Peyton Place' Self - Author 'Inside Peyton Place'   See fewer
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Connie Wald
Self - Wife of Jerry Wald Self - Wife of Jerry Wald   See fewer
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Eric Braun
Self - Deborah Kerr Biographer Self - Deborah Kerr Biographer   See fewer
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Tony Curtis
Albert DeSalvo / Self Albert DeSalvo / Self   See fewer
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Julie Garfield
Self - Daughter of John Garfield Self - Daughter of John Garfield   See fewer
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Curtis Harrington
Self - Former assistant to Jerry Wald Self - Former assistant to Jerry Wald   See fewer
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A.E. Hotchner
Self - Sophia Loren Biographer Self - Sophia Loren Biographer   See fewer
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Anne Hutton
Friend / Self - Deborah Kerr's Manager Friend / Self - Deborah Kerr's Manager   See fewer
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Deborah Kerr
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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Richard H. Kline
Self - Cinematographer Self - Cinematographer   See fewer
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Angela Lansbury
Self - Actress 'Minnie Littlejohn' Self - Actress 'Minnie Littlejohn'   See fewer
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Nancy Nelson
Self - Cary Grant Biographer Self - Cary Grant Biographer   See fewer
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Paul Newman
Ben Quick / Self Ben Quick / Self   See fewer
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Elena Oumano
Self - Paul Newman Biographer Self - Paul Newman Biographer   See fewer
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John Schultheiss
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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Arnold Schwartzman
Self - Documentary Filmmaker Self - Documentary Filmmaker   See fewer
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Melville Shavelson
Self - Director 'Houseboat' Self - Director 'Houseboat'   See fewer
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Francesca Shrapnel
Self - Daughter of Deborah Kerr Self - Daughter of Deborah Kerr   See fewer
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Rita Wilson
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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Joanne Woodward
Self - Actress 'Clara Varner' Self - Actress 'Clara Varner'   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 78 votes