Thursday's Child (1983) - Rotten Tomatoes

Thursday's Child (1983)





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A teenage athlete falls ill and finds himself in need of a heart transplant. This made-for-television medical drama focuses on the reactions of the teenager's family, from the growing sadness and acceptance of his parents to the determined optimism of his aunt.


Rob Lowe
as Sam Alden
Gena Rowlands
as Victoria Alden
Don Murray
as Parker Alden
Jessica Walter
as Roz Richardson
Ken Stovitz
as Charlie
Robin Gammell
as Dr. Schroeder
Alan Fudge
as Dr. Baumbartner
Thomas Hill
as Dr. Owens
Stephen Keep
as Dr. Reston
Curt Lowens
as Dr. Wakely
Ryan MacDonald
as Dr. Shumway
Janet MacLachlan
as Nurse Judy
Susan Ruttan
as Portsmouth Nurse
Julie Inouye
as Stanford Floor Nurse
Brad Cowgill
as Student
Dal Jenkins
as Mr. Rushton
Woody Eney
as Hart Perry
Jan Reed
as Cardiologist
Kenneth Tigar
as Bill Richardson
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Standard TV movie fare but with a strong performance from Don Murray and a customarily superior one by Gena Rowlands.

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