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The Eighties (2016–2016)

TV Series | Documentary, History

A documentary series focusing on the Reagan presidency, the AIDS crisis, the end of the Cold War, Wall Street corruption, the tech boom, the expansion of television, and the evolving music industry.
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Updated Mar 31, 2016

Release date (First episode)
Mar 31, 2016 (United States)

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125 cast members
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H.W. Brands
Self - Author, 'Reagan: A Life' / Self / Self - Author, 'Masters of Enterprise' / Self - Author, 'Reagan: The Life' Self - Author, 'Reagan: A Life' / Self / Self - Author, 'Masters of Enterprise' / Self - Author, 'Reagan: The Life'   See fewer
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Chris Connelly
Self - Reporter, ESPN / Self - ESPN Self - Reporter, ESPN / Self - ESPN   See fewer
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Gil Troy
Self - Author, 'Morning in America' / Self - Author, 'The Reagan Revolution' Self - Author, 'Morning in America' / Self - Author, 'The Reagan Revolution'   See fewer
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James Baker III
Self - Fmr White House Chief of Staff Self - Fmr White House Chief of Staff   See fewer
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Douglas Brinkley
Author and Historian / Self / Self - Author and Historian / Self - Editor, 'The Reagan Diaries' Author and Historian / Self / Self - Author and Historian / Self - Editor, 'The Reagan Diaries'   See fewer
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Pat Buchanan
Self - Fmr White House Communications Director / Self - Fmr Host, 'Crossfire' Self - Fmr White House Communications Director / Self - Fmr Host, 'Crossfire'   See fewer
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Tom Hanks
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Steven Hayward
Self - Author, 'The Age of Reagan' / Self - Author, 'The Age of Reagan' (as Steven F. Hayward) Self - Author, 'The Age of Reagan' / Self - Author, 'The Age of Reagan' (as Steven F. Hayward)   See fewer
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Lesley Stahl
Self - Fmr White House Correspondent, CBS News / Fmr White House Corresponent, CBS News / Self - CBS News Self - Fmr White House Correspondent, CBS News / Fmr White House Corresponent, CBS News / Self - CBS News   See fewer
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Ken Auletta
Self - Author, 'Greed and Glory on Wall Street' / Self - Author, 'Three Blind Mice' Self - Author, 'Greed and Glory on Wall Street' / Self - Author, 'Three Blind Mice'   See fewer
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David Bianculli
Self - Television Critic, 'Fresh Air' / Self - Television Critic, Fresh Air Self - Television Critic, 'Fresh Air' / Self - Television Critic, Fresh Air   See fewer
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Downtown Julie Brown
Self - Fmr MTV VJ Self - Fmr MTV VJ   See fewer
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Phil Donahue
Self - The Phil Donahue Show Self - The Phil Donahue Show   See fewer
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Mark J. Goodman
Self - MTV VJ Self - MTV VJ   See fewer
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Renee Graham
Self - Columnist, 'The Boston Globe' Self - Columnist, 'The Boston Globe'   See fewer
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Jeff Greenfield
Self - Journalist / Self - Journalist and Author Self - Journalist / Self - Journalist and Author   See fewer
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John Heilemann
Self - Bloomberg Politics / Self - Managing Editor, Bloomberg News Self - Bloomberg Politics / Self - Managing Editor, Bloomberg News   See fewer
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Mike Jensen
Self - NBC News Self - NBC News   See fewer
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Tim Naftali
Self - Author and Historian / Self - Historian Self - Author and Historian / Self - Historian   See fewer
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Colin Powell
Self - Fmr National Security Advisor Self - Fmr National Security Advisor   See fewer
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Martha Quinn
Self - Fmr MTV VJ / Self - Original MTV VJ Self - Fmr MTV VJ / Self - Original MTV VJ   See fewer
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Evan Thomas
Self - Author and Historian / Self - Journalist and Author Self - Author and Historian / Self - Journalist and Author   See fewer
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2
Judy Woodruff
Self - Fmr White House Correspondent, NBC News Self - Fmr White House Correspondent, NBC News   See fewer
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Robin Wright
Self - Contributing Writer, The New Yorker Self - Contributing Writer, The New Yorker   See fewer
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Julian Zelizer
Self - Professor of History, Princeton University Self - Professor of History, Princeton University   See fewer
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Ken Adelman
Self - Fmr Dir, U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency Self - Fmr Dir, U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency   See fewer
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Charles Bierbauer
Self - CNN Self - CNN   See fewer
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2
William Black
Self - Fmr Counsel, Federal Home Loan Bank Board Self - Fmr Counsel, Federal Home Loan Bank Board   See fewer
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1
Steven Bochco
Self - Co-Creator, 'Hill Street Blues' Self - Co-Creator, 'Hill Street Blues'   See fewer
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Bob Brown
20 / Self - 20 20 / Self - 20   See fewer
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Bryan Burrough
Self - Author, 'Barbarians at the Gate' Self - Author, 'Barbarians at the Gate'   See fewer
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James Burrows
Executive producer and co-creator, 'Cheers' Executive producer and co-creator, 'Cheers'   See fewer
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Lou Cannon
Self - Author, 'President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime' Self - Author, 'President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime'   See fewer
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Ed Catmull
Self - Pixar and Disney Animation Studios Self - Pixar and Disney Animation Studios   See fewer
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Chuck D
Self - MC, Public Enemy Self - MC, Public Enemy   See fewer
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Barbara Corday
Self - Co-creator, 'Cagney & Lacey' Self - Co-creator, 'Cagney & Lacey'   See fewer
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James Curran
Self - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. James Curran) Self - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. James Curran)   See fewer
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Michael Dobbs
Self - Author, 'Down with Big Brother' Self - Author, 'Down with Big Brother'   See fewer
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Patrick Duffy
Actor, 'Dallas' Actor, 'Dallas'   See fewer
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Diane English
Self - Creator, 'Murphy Brown' Self - Creator, 'Murphy Brown'   See fewer
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David Ensor
Self - ABC News Self - ABC News   See fewer
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Don Farmer
Self - CNN Self - CNN   See fewer
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Mike Farrell
Self - Actor, 'M*A*S*H' Self - Actor, 'M*A*S*H'   See fewer
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Anthony Fauci
Self - Director, NIAID Self - Director, NIAID   See fewer
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Roy Firestone
Self - ESPN Self - ESPN   See fewer
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David France
Self - Director, How to Survive a Plague Self - Director, How to Survive a Plague   See fewer
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Donald Francis
Self - Centers for Disease Control Self - Centers for Disease Control   See fewer
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Barney Frank
Self - Fmr Congressman, (D) Ma Self - Fmr Congressman, (D) Ma   See fewer
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Robert Gallo
Self - National Cancer Institute Self - National Cancer Institute   See fewer
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Nelson George
Self - Author and Filmmaker Self - Author and Filmmaker   See fewer
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David Gergen
Self - Former White House Communications Director Self - Former White House Communications Director   See fewer
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Charles Gibson
Self - ABC News Self - ABC News   See fewer
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Wendy Girard
Marion Hammond Marion Hammond   See fewer
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Bernard Goldberg
Self - CBS News Self - CBS News   See fewer
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Fred Graham
Self - CBS News Self - CBS News   See fewer
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Bruce Hall
Self - NBC News Self - NBC News   See fewer
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Mark Halperin
Self - Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics Self - Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics   See fewer
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Mark Harmon
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Mary Hart
Self - Fmr Host, Entertainment Tonight Self - Fmr Host, Entertainment Tonight   See fewer
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David E. Hoffman
Self - Contributing Editor, Washington Post Self - Contributing Editor, Washington Post   See fewer
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Susanna Hoffs
Self - Musician, The Bangles Self - Musician, The Bangles   See fewer
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Linda Holmes
Self - Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Self - Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR   See fewer
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Harold Jaffe
Self - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. Harold Jaffe) Self - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. Harold Jaffe)   See fewer
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Cleve Jones
Creator, AIDS Memorial Quilt / Self - Gay Community Leader Creator, AIDS Memorial Quilt / Self - Gay Community Leader   See fewer
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Sandy Kenyon
Self - CNN Self - CNN   See fewer
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Larry Kramer
Co-founder, Act Up / Co-founder, Gay Men's Health Crisis / Self - Author and Playwright Co-founder, Act Up / Co-founder, Gay Men's Health Crisis / Self - Author and Playwright   See fewer
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Mathilde Krim
Self - Co-founder, AMFAR (as Dr. Mathilde Krim) Self - Co-founder, AMFAR (as Dr. Mathilde Krim)   See fewer
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Ken Levine
Self - Writer, 'M*A*S*H' Self - Writer, 'M*A*S*H'   See fewer
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Shelley Long
Actor, 'Cheers' Actor, 'Cheers'   See fewer
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Quest Love
Self - Musician and Record Producer Self - Musician and Record Producer   See fewer
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Lori Majewski
Self - Author, Mad World Self - Author, Mad World   See fewer
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Caryn Mandabach
Self - Producer, 'The Cosby Show' Self - Producer, 'The Cosby Show'   See fewer
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1
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James Mann
Self - Author, 'The Rebellion of President Reagan' Self - Author, 'The Rebellion of President Reagan'   See fewer
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Michael Mann
Self - Executive Producer, 'Miami Vice' Self - Executive Producer, 'Miami Vice'   See fewer
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1
Jack F. Matlock Jr.
Self - Fmr U.S. Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. Self - Fmr U.S. Ambassador to the U.S.S.R.   See fewer
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Jane Mayer
Self - Fmr Reporter, Wall Street Journal Self - Fmr Reporter, Wall Street Journal   See fewer
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Jay McInerney
Self - Author, 'Brights Lights, Big City' Self - Author, 'Brights Lights, Big City'   See fewer
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Bethany McLean
Self - Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair Self - Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair   See fewer
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Doyle McManus
Self - Co-author, 'Landslide: The Unmaking of the President' Self - Co-author, 'Landslide: The Unmaking of the President'   See fewer
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Wendy Melvoin
Self - Guitarist, Prince and the Revolution Self - Guitarist, Prince and the Revolution   See fewer
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Pat Mitchell
CEO, PBS / Self - Fmr President CEO, PBS / Self - Fmr President   See fewer
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Andrea Naversen
Self - CBS News Self - CBS News   See fewer
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Joe Nocera
Self - Columnist, New York Times Self - Columnist, New York Times   See fewer
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Joel Peresman
Self - President, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Self - President, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame   See fewer
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Stephen Pizzo
Self - Author, 'Inside Job' Self - Author, 'Inside Job'   See fewer
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John Poindexter
Self - Fmr National Security Advisor Self - Fmr National Security Advisor   See fewer
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Rakim
Self Self   See fewer
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Richard Reeves
Self - Author, 'President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination' Self - Author, 'President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination'   See fewer
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Nile Rodgers
Self - Music Producer Self - Music Producer   See fewer
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Morley Safer
Self - 60 Minutes Self - 60 Minutes   See fewer
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Victor Sebestyen
Self - Author, 'Revolution 1989' Self - Author, 'Revolution 1989'   See fewer
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Robert Service
Self - Author, 'Comrades: A World History of Communism' Self - Author, 'Comrades: A World History of Communism'   See fewer
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Paul Shafer
Self - Musical director, 'Late Night with David Letterman' Self - Musical director, 'Late Night with David Letterman'   See fewer
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Tom Shales
Self - Television Critic Self - Television Critic   See fewer
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Maria Shriver
Self - ABC News Self - ABC News   See fewer
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Mervyn Silverman
Fmr President, AMFAR (as Dr. Mervyn Silverman) / Self - Fmr San Francisco Health Director Fmr President, AMFAR (as Dr. Mervyn Silverman) / Self - Fmr San Francisco Health Director   See fewer
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Allan Sloan
Self - Journalist, Forbes Self - Journalist, Forbes   See fewer
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Terence Smith
Self - CBS News Self - CBS News   See fewer
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Andrew Ross Sorkin
Self - Columnist, New York Times Self - Columnist, New York Times   See fewer
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Michael Specter
Self - Staff Writer, The New Yorker Self - Staff Writer, The New Yorker   See fewer
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Penelope Spheeris
Self - Filmmaker Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
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Peter Staley
Self - AIDS Activist Self - AIDS Activist   See fewer
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David Steinberg
Self - Comedian Self - Comedian   See fewer
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James B. Stewart
Self - Author, 'Den of Thieves' Self - Author, 'Den of Thieves'   See fewer
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Gillian Tett
Self - U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times Self - U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times   See fewer
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Ted Turner
Self - Founder, CNN Self - Founder, CNN   See fewer
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Henry Waxman
Self - Fmr Congressman, (D) California Self - Fmr Congressman, (D) California   See fewer
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Jeanne White
Self - Mother of Ryan White (as Jeanne White-Ginder) Self - Mother of Ryan White (as Jeanne White-Ginder)   See fewer
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David Wild
Self - Reporter Self - Reporter   See fewer
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Ann Wilson
Self - Musician, Heart Self - Musician, Heart   See fewer
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Nancy Wilson
Self - Heart Self - Heart   See fewer
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Phill Wilson
AMFAR Member / Act Up Member / Self - Founder, Black AIDS Institute AMFAR Member / Act Up Member / Self - Founder, Black AIDS Institute   See fewer
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Graham Yost
Self - Executive producer and creator, 'Justified' Self - Executive producer and creator, 'Justified'   See fewer
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