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Defending Jacob (2020–2020)

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TV Mini-series | 402 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The limited drama series is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel of the same name by William Landay. An assistant DA's world is shattered when his beloved son gets charged with murder.
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Creator
Mark Bomback (created by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 24, 2020

Release date (First episode)
Apr 24, 2020 (United States)

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103 cast members
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Chris Evans
Andy Barber Andy Barber   See fewer
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Michelle Dockery
Laurie Barber Laurie Barber   See fewer
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Jaeden Martell
Jacob Barber Jacob Barber   See fewer
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Cherry Jones
Joanna Klein Joanna Klein   See fewer
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Pablo Schreiber
Neal Loguidice Neal Loguidice   See fewer
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Betty Gabriel
Pam Duffy Pam Duffy   See fewer
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Sakina Jaffrey
Lynn Canavan Lynn Canavan   See fewer
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Daniel Henshall
Leonard Patz Leonard Patz   See fewer
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Ben Taylor
Derek Yoo Derek Yoo   See fewer
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Jordan Alexa Davis
Sarah Grohl Sarah Grohl   See fewer
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Megan Byrne
Joan Rifkin Joan Rifkin   See fewer
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J.K. Simmons
Billy Barber Billy Barber   See fewer
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Patrick Fischler
Dan Rifkin Dan Rifkin   See fewer
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Poorna Jagannathan
Elizabeth Vogel Elizabeth Vogel   See fewer
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Hale Lytle
Matt McGrath Matt McGrath   See fewer
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Ted Arcidi
Kingston Kingston   See fewer
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Liam Kilbreth
Ben Rifkin Ben Rifkin   See fewer
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Shawn Fitzgibbon
Detective Peterson Detective Peterson   See fewer
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William Xifaras
Father O'Leary Father O'Leary   See fewer
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Devon Diep
Reiko Reiko   See fewer
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Cheryl McMahon
Mrs. Mandel Mrs. Mandel   See fewer
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Daryl Edwards
Judge French Judge French   See fewer
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Therese Plaehn
Lita McGrath Lita McGrath   See fewer
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Judge Rivera Judge Rivera   See fewer
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Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
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Berlis Cuevas
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Odis Spencer
Principal Principal   See fewer
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Carrie Ann Quinn
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
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Raymond Alongi
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Aaron Andrade
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Hope Connors Hope Connors   See fewer
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Caralyn Aufiero
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Christine Christine   See fewer
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Ken Cheeseman
Rod Renborg Rod Renborg   See fewer
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Chelsea Hueter
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Michael Jibrin
Detective Freeman Detective Freeman   See fewer
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Hannah Yun
Dina Yoo Dina Yoo   See fewer
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Alfred Briere
Molloy Molloy   See fewer
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Sarah McLean
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Kirsten Kirsten   See fewer
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Katie Katie   See fewer
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Daniel Washington
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Michael Tow
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Michelle Violette
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Sam Zephir
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Older Man Older Man   See fewer
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Collin Knight
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Ian Lyons
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Melissa McMeekin
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Tom Mariano
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8 / 10 | 18,710 votes