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The Food That Built America (2019– )

TV Series | Documentary, History

Food will tell the unknown stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more.
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Updated Aug 11, 2019

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Aug 11, 2019 (United States)

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86 cast members
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Campbell Scott
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
Top 5000
3
Kaan Akyol
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
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3
Robert Anderson
Sanders Employee Sanders Employee   See fewer
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3
Tim Bensch
John Heinz John Heinz   See fewer
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3
J. John Bieler
C. W. Post C. W. Post   See fewer
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3
John Block
Glenn Bell Glenn Bell   See fewer
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3
Tanner Bluewolf
Hershey's Architecture Hershey's Architecture   See fewer
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3
Steven Bono Jr.
William Murrie William Murrie   See fewer
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3
Melanie Little
Pemberton's Wife Pemberton's Wife   See fewer
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3
Andrew Machleder
Post Foreman Post Foreman   See fewer
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3
David Matcham
San Kitchen Assistant San Kitchen Assistant   See fewer
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3
Nikolas Michaels
Calisthenics Instructor Calisthenics Instructor   See fewer
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3
Liam McGowan
Birdseye Engineer Birdseye Engineer   See fewer
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3
Don Meehan
John Pemberton John Pemberton   See fewer
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3
Anthony Misiano
Milton Hershey Milton Hershey   See fewer
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3
Cory Boughton
Asa Candler Asa Candler   See fewer
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3
William Bracker
Post Chairman Post Chairman   See fewer
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3
Michael Bradley
Howard Heinz Howard Heinz   See fewer
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3
Morgan Bradley
Marjorie Post Marjorie Post   See fewer
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3
Jennifer Hart Coira
Heinz's Secretary Heinz's Secretary   See fewer
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3
Matthew Crawley
John Kellogg John Kellogg   See fewer
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3
Jeromy Darling
Will Kellogg Will Kellogg   See fewer
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3
Philip Di Maria
Harvey Wiley Harvey Wiley   See fewer
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3
Ian O'Boyle
Kellogg Factory Worker Kellogg Factory Worker   See fewer
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3
David John O'Brian
Will's Foreman Will's Foreman   See fewer
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3
Mark O'Neal
Union Leader Union Leader   See fewer
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3
Chad H Peterson
Post Manager Post Manager   See fewer
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3
Woodrow Proctor
Coca-Cola Employee Coca-Cola Employee   See fewer
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3
Jim Peterson
Senator Senator   See fewer
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3
Sebastian Pilley
Sanders Associate Sanders Associate   See fewer
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3
Vince Phillip
Frank Mars Frank Mars   See fewer
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3
Samuel Dunning
Heinz Contractor Heinz Contractor   See fewer
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3
Dan Eberle
Ray Kroc Ray Kroc   See fewer
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3
Ramon Frazier
Jack Massey Jack Massey   See fewer
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3
Guy Gane
Heinz's Contractor Heinz's Contractor   See fewer
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3
Ryan Wesley Gilreath
Forrest Mars Forrest Mars   See fewer
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3
Joseph Gray
Henry Heinz Henry Heinz   See fewer
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3
Glen Raphael
Businessman Businessman   See fewer
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3
Dana Reminsky
Post's Wife Post's Wife   See fewer
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3
Steven Thomas Gamble
Heinz's Contractor Heinz's Contractor   See fewer
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3
Dashiell Seerley Gowland
Restaurant Owner Restaurant Owner   See fewer
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3
Robert Rodenbach
Clarence Birdseye Clarence Birdseye   See fewer
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3
Ryan W. Schaefer
Battle Creek Instructor Battle Creek Instructor   See fewer
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3
Bruce Soscia
C. W. Post Funeral Guest C. W. Post Funeral Guest   See fewer
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3
Jeff Sandor
Harland Sanders Harland Sanders   See fewer
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3
David Schecter
Candler's Lawyer Candler's Lawyer   See fewer
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3
Felix Stone
Young Howard Heinz Young Howard Heinz   See fewer
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3
Matt Greenbaum
McDonalds Contractor McDonalds Contractor   See fewer
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3
Tyler Haney
Birdseye Worker Birdseye Worker   See fewer
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3
Michael Vincent Iannuzzi
Heinz's Foreman Heinz's Foreman   See fewer
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3
Stephen Kalba
Federal Agent Federal Agent   See fewer
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3
Jake Kantor
Sanders Associate Sanders Associate   See fewer
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3
Sylwia Kolowiecka
Leila Young Post Leila Young Post   See fewer
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3
David Tiefen
Mac McDonald Mac McDonald   See fewer
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3
John Toon
Matt Stewart Matt Stewart   See fewer
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3
Alexandria Holbrook
William Murrie's Secretary William Murrie's Secretary   See fewer
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3
Nathan Wallace
Charles Pemberton Charles Pemberton   See fewer
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3
Mathew Walters
Pittsburgh Police Captain Pittsburgh Police Captain   See fewer
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3
Wilson Zinnurov
Chemist Chemist   See fewer
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3
Lorenzo Landini
John Schmalback John Schmalback   See fewer
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3
Andrew Lauzon
Mars Worker Mars Worker   See fewer
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3
Jon Levine
Dick McDonald Dick McDonald   See fewer
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3
Jordan McDonald
Mars Associate Mars Associate   See fewer
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1
Emily Austin
Hershey Employee Hershey Employee   See fewer
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Sallie Bieterman
Hershey Factory Worker Hershey Factory Worker   See fewer
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Melissa Casamassima
Self - Kellogg Employee & Funeral Attendee Self - Kellogg Employee & Funeral Attendee   See fewer
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Anthony Cipriani
Heinz Ketchup Worker Heinz Ketchup Worker   See fewer
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Robia Deville
Self - Hershey Employee Self - Hershey Employee   See fewer
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Eila Francis
Young Marjorie Post Young Marjorie Post   See fewer
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Jon Hein
Self - Panelist Self - Panelist   See fewer
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Desiree Henry
Hersey Factory Worker Hersey Factory Worker   See fewer
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Mason Kelso
Factory Worker (Extra) Factory Worker (Extra)   See fewer
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Shannon Krowicki
Kitchen Staff Kitchen Staff   See fewer
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Mark Lehneman
KFC Leasing Agent KFC Leasing Agent   See fewer
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Jon Knight Loruenser
Hersey Factory Manager Hersey Factory Manager   See fewer
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Andreas Pliatsikas
Hershey's Lab Worker Hershey's Lab Worker   See fewer
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Scott Rapp
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Laura Rothschild
Mourner (S1E2) Mourner (S1E2)   See fewer
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Henrick Sawczak
Kellogg Worker (archive footage) Kellogg Worker (archive footage)   See fewer
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Arthur Shaffer
Hospital Patient Hospital Patient   See fewer
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Kasey Vincent
Carhop Carhop   See fewer
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Deb Yates
Hershey Employee Hershey Employee   See fewer
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Joy Decker
Heinz factory (uncredited) Heinz factory (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis Dobrisky
Hershey Factory Worker (uncredited) Hershey Factory Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Leszczak
McDonald's Restaurant Chef (uncredited) McDonald's Restaurant Chef (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marisa Marra
Kitchen Staff (uncredited) Kitchen Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.5 / 10 | 298 votes