American Masters (2001 - )


American Masters

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An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Ball, Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish and Leonard Bernstein (among others) won Emmys, and a study of the Algonquin Round Table won a 1987 Academy Award.

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2020, PBS, 1 episodes

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2018, PBS, 13 episodes

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2017, PBS, 13 episodes

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2017, PBS, 5 episodes

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2016, PBS, 9 episodes

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2015, PBS, 7 episodes

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2014, PBS, 9 episodes

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2013, PBS, 5 episodes

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2012, PBS, 8 episodes

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2011, PBS, 6 episodes

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2010, PBS, 8 episodes

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2009, PBS, 9 episodes

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2008, PBS, 9 episodes

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2007, PBS, 8 episodes

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2006, PBS, 9 episodes

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2004, PBS, 10 episodes

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2003, PBS, 6 episodes

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2002, PBS, 8 episodes

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2001, PBS, 8 episodes

Cast

Gore Vidal
as Himself
Simon Scott
as Narrator
Ron Rifkin
as Narrator
Isabel Keating
as Judy Garland
Elizabeth Marvel
as Louisa May Alcott
Harris Yulin
as Voice of Henry Luce
Daniel Gerroll
as Bronson Alcott
Clarke Peters
as James Brown
Campbell Scott
as F.Scott Fitzgerald
Laura Linney
as Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald
Harris Yulin
as Henry Luce
Jeremy Northam
as Cary Grant
Dossy Peabody
as Abigail Alcott
Goran Visnjic
as Robert Capa
Jane Alexander
as Ednah Cheney
Peter Franzén
as Eero Saarinen
Marcia Gay Harden
as Willa Cather
William Sadler
as Ernest Hemingway
James Naughton
as Ernest Hemingway
Marianna Bassham
as May Alcott
Amy Irving
as Fitzgerald's works
Kate Burton
as Hemingway Fiction
Blythe Danner
as Aline Saarinen
Anika Noni Rose
as Lorraine Hansberry
Linda Amendola
as Anna Alcott
Jeff Koons
as Andy Warhol
Ken Cheeseman
as Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beno Chapman
as Henry David Thoreau
Damián Alcázar
as Jose Clemente Orozco
Peter Haydu
as Charles Lane
Denis O'Hare
as Edgar Allan Poe
Molly Schreider
as Teen Louisa
Emily Strikeman
as Child Louisa
Haley Garvin
as Toddler Louisa
Maggie Quigley
as Child May Alcott
Ellen Adair
as Teen Anna Alcott
Anna Finklestein
as Teen Beth Alcott
Eleanor Farris
as 'Lulu' May Alcott Nieriker
Joe Butler
as Young John Muir
Bob Jolly
as Civil War Doctor
Howard Weamer
as Old John Muir
Matt Perusse
as 'Swearing' Fruitlander
Patsy Fulhorst
as Jeanne Carr
Mike DeLacy
as 'Naked' Fruitlander
John Amos
as Dr. Bledsoe
Crystal Lisbon
as Anna Weld
Paul Benjamin
as Grandfather
Jacques C. Smith
as Invisible Man
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Series Details

TV Network: PBS
Premiere Date:
Genre: Documentary
Executive Producers: Michael Kantor, Susan Lacy, Brett Ratner, Roger Michael Mayer, Michael Peyser, Andrew Karsch, Peter Brant, Michael Cohl, Stanley Buchthal, Fisher Stevens, Larry Gagosian, Diane von Furstenberg, George Feltenstein, Erik Gordon, Clint Eastwood, Glenn Aveni, Calvin Skaggs, Norman Lear, Roy Furman, Billie Jean King, Toshi Seeger, Jon Brewer, Gerry Richman, William Ackman, Sandie Viquez Pedlow, Tina France, John Amos, Sally Jo Fifer, Richard Browner, Tory Kiam, Debbie Linett, Larry Linett, Susan Sarandon, Stone Douglass, Penny Lieberman, Jay Alix, Betsy Berg, Taylor Materne, Dick Connette, Ingrid Duran, Krysanne Katsoolis, Regina Sculley, Peter Gelb, Celia Zantz, Catherine Pino, Daniel Wheeler, Michael Slap Sloane, Una Jackman, Derek Britt, Shirley K. Sneve, Suzi Dietz, Tom Kirdahy, Albert M. Tapper, Mark Lee, Gregory Hall, Susan Jaffe Tane, Duffy Violante, Buddy Steves, David Ortiz, Nick De Grunwald, Suzanne Kessler, Rowena Young, Marion Swaybill, Michele Anthony, Cathy Greenwold, Shirley Kessler, Pamela Roberts, Terry Gross, Avon Kirkland, Kamilah Forbes, Gordon Quinn, Gail Levin, Karin Greenfield-Sanders, Reuben Cannon, Richard Alcock, Marquetta Glass, Elliott Halpern, Elizabeth Trojian, Steve Sarowitz, Don Hahn, Lylette Pizarro, Michael Isip, Regina Scully, Robert Louie, Alan Berg, Caroline Stevens, Abe Zimmerman, David W. Louie, Chris Gardner, Raymond C. Lambert, John McCall, Marc N. Weiss, Amy McCall, Anne Akiko Meyers, Peter Evans, Hiro Yamagata, Steve Boyd, Dominique Lasseur, Maja Horffmann, Noah C. Haeussner, Lisa Thomas, Dennis Joyce, Suzanne Weil, Phyllis Alexander, Julie Goldman, Kris Meyer, Stacey Offman, Antonio Weiss, Susannah Weiss, Michael Raimondi, William R. Hearst III, Darryl Ford Williams, Toby Barlow, Harold Ramis, Bill Deacon, Geoff Kempin, Verna Harrah, Robert Gordon, Terry Shand, Robert Gordon, Chantal Bernheim, Morgan Neville
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