JFK: Reckless Youth

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Based on Nigel Hamilton's best-selling biography and originally aired as a two-part miniseries, this biography looks at the early years of America's most dashing president (portrayed by Patrick Dempsey), from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress.


Patrick Dempsey
as John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Terry Kinney
as Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Loren Dean
as Joe Kennedy Jr.
Yolanda Jilot
as Inga Arvad
Diana Scarwid
as Rose Kennedy
Robin Tunney
as Kathleen `Kick' Kennedy
Andrew Lowery
as Lem Billings
Stan Cahill
as Torb Macdonald
Claire Forlani
as Ann Cannon
Malachy McCourt
as Honey Fitz
James Rebhorn
as St. John
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Satisfactory if perfunctory portrayal of JFK's early years. Dempsey is solid in the lead.

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