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Legend

Birth of a Legend (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 120 min | Western, Sci-Fi, Adventure

In 1876 Ernest Pratt, an imperfect man with vices, is a struggling writer of a series of books based on his popular and fictional character Nicodemus Legend. After being mistaken as Legend, Pratt is enlisted by a helpless group of town ...See moreIn 1876 Ernest Pratt, an imperfect man with vices, is a struggling writer of a series of books based on his popular and fictional character Nicodemus Legend. After being mistaken as Legend, Pratt is enlisted by a helpless group of town folk to once again help them, against a powerful female land owner and the town's sheriff in her pocket. Written by Justin Boggan See less
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Writers
Michael Piller (creator) | Bill Dial (creator) | Timothy Burns (executive story editor) (as Tim Burns)
Cinematographer
Steven Shaw (as Steve Shaw)
Production Designers
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 18, 1995

Release date
Apr 18, 1995 (United States)

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Cast

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29 cast members
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Richard Dean Anderson
Ernest Pratt / Nicodemus Legend Ernest Pratt / Nicodemus Legend   See fewer
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John de Lancie
Janos Bartok Janos Bartok   See fewer
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Mark Adair-Rios
Huitzilopochtli Ramos (as Mark Adair Rios) Huitzilopochtli Ramos (as Mark Adair Rios)   See fewer
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Bob Balaban
Harry Parver Harry Parver   See fewer
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Stephanie Beacham
Vera Slaughter Vera Slaughter   See fewer
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Katherine Moffat
Kate Sullivan Kate Sullivan   See fewer
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Jon Pennell
Silas Slaughter Silas Slaughter   See fewer
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Douglas Rowe
Sheriff Sam Motes Sheriff Sam Motes   See fewer
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Jarrad Paul
Skeeter Skeeter   See fewer
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Tim Thomerson
John Wesley Coe John Wesley Coe   See fewer
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Peter Schrum
Alidar Brull (as Pete Schrum) Alidar Brull (as Pete Schrum)   See fewer
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Betsy Beard
Mrs. Brull Mrs. Brull   See fewer
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Stephanie Copperman
Viktoria Brull Viktoria Brull   See fewer
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Dick Bellerue
Geezer Geezer   See fewer
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Forrie J. Smith
Jesse James Jesse James   See fewer
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Monty Stuart
Frank James Frank James   See fewer
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Savannah Morgan
Girl in Novel Girl in Novel   See fewer
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Nicholas Glaeser
Antonio the Barber (as Nicolas Glaeser) Antonio the Barber (as Nicolas Glaeser)   See fewer
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Jack Ong
Mr. Fat Mr. Fat   See fewer
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Eddie Mui
Mr. Fat's Son Mr. Fat's Son   See fewer
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Jerry Woods
Man with Knife Man with Knife   See fewer
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Jennifer Wilson
Miss Freeman Miss Freeman   See fewer
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Merik Woodmansee
Autograph Boy Autograph Boy   See fewer
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Bob Sorenson
Titus Berman Titus Berman   See fewer
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John Furlong
Governor Kirkpatrick Dennehy Governor Kirkpatrick Dennehy   See fewer
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Glen Gold
Geezer #3 (uncredited) Geezer #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Horn
Cowboy (uncredited) Cowboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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John A. Willingham
Posse Member (uncredited) Posse Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 13 votes