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The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (1974–1975)

TV Mini-series | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

A mini-series made up of four plays, each showing Benjamin Franklin at a different stage in his life. In each episode, Franklin is played by a different actor.
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Updated Nov 21, 1974

Release date (First episode)
Nov 21, 1974 (United States)

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55 cast members
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Willie Aames
Benjamin Franklin at 12 Benjamin Franklin at 12   See fewer
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John Bird
William Whateley William Whateley   See fewer
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Honor Blackman
Margaret Stevenson Margaret Stevenson   See fewer
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Sorrell Booke
Cochin Cochin   See fewer
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Beau Bridges
Benjamin Franklin (as a Young Man) Benjamin Franklin (as a Young Man)   See fewer
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Georgia Brown
Mrs. Peachum / Mrs Peachum Mrs. Peachum / Mrs Peachum   See fewer
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Will Geer
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Hurd Hatfield
John Church John Church   See fewer
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Nigel Havers
Benjamin Franklin Bache Benjamin Franklin Bache   See fewer
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Ian Holm
Wedderburn Wedderburn   See fewer
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Perry King
Actor Actor   See fewer
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David Knight
William Franklin William Franklin   See fewer
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Roger Livesey
Dunning Dunning   See fewer
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David Markham
Bishop Shipley Bishop Shipley   See fewer
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John Neville
Hillsborough Hillsborough   See fewer
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Vivian Pickles
Mrs. Shipley / Mrs Shipley Mrs. Shipley / Mrs Shipley   See fewer
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Anthony Quayle
Dartmouth Dartmouth   See fewer
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Kim Richards
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Jenny Sullivan
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Richard Widmark
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin   See fewer
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Eddie Albert
Benjamin Franklin / Benjamin Franklin at 72 Benjamin Franklin / Benjamin Franklin at 72   See fewer
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Victor Buono
King George III King George III   See fewer
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Melvyn Douglas
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin   See fewer
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Lloyd Bridges
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin   See fewer
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Jane E. Brodhead
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Patricia Morison
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Alexis Smith
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Ian Wolfe
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Gig Young
French foreign minister French foreign minister   See fewer
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Bob Harks
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7.9 / 10 | 22 votes