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Cherry Jones

  • Nov 21, 1956 (age 63)
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2019
The Friend
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MovieSep 6, 2019

The Friend

After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected …
After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who puts his own life on hold and moves into their family home, bringing an impact much greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined
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Motherless Brooklyn
MovieAug 30, 2019

Motherless Brooklyn

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless …
Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless Brooklyn" follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve his friend's murder. Armed only with a few clues and the powerful engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance.
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A Rainy Day in New York
MovieJul 26, 2019

A Rainy Day in New York

A young couple arrive in New …
A young couple arrive in New York for a weekend where they are met with bad weather and a series of adventures and misadventures.
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Wine Country
MovieMay 8, 2019

Wine Country

During a vacation to Napa Valley, a group of long time friends …
During a vacation to Napa Valley, a group of long time friends reunite and revisit past choices in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy from director Amy Poehler.
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Chimerica
TV ShowApr 17, 2019

Chimerica

A photojournalist travels to China with the hopes of finding out …
A photojournalist travels to China with the hopes of finding out who the mysterious man was who was photographed standing defiantly in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square twenty years ago.
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Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Award2019

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama S…

Won award for "The Handmaid's Tale".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Nomination2019

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama S…

Nominated for "The Handmaid's Tale".
Primetime Emmy Award
2018
Boy Erased
MovieSep 1, 2018

Boy Erased

Boy Erased is a 2018 American biographical drama film …
Boy Erased is a 2018 American biographical drama film based on Garrard Conley's 2016 memoir of the same name. It is written for the screen and directed by Joel Edgerton, who also produced with Kerry Kohansky Roberts and Steve Golin. The film stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Edgerton, and follows the son of Baptist parents who is forced to take part in a gay conversion therapy program.
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Succession
TV ShowJun 3, 2018

Succession

Succession is an American satirical comedy-drama television …
Succession is an American satirical comedy-drama television series, created by Jesse Armstrong, that premiered on June 3, 2018, on HBO. The series centers on the fictional Roy family, the dysfunctional owners of a global media and hospitality empire who are fighting for control of the company amidst uncertainty about the health of the family's patriarch, Logan Roy. The series stars an ensemble cast featuring Hiam Abbass, Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Peter Friedman, Natalie Gold, Matthew Macfadyen, Alan Ruck, Sarah Snook, Jeremy Strong, and Rob Yang, with Dagmara Domińczyk, Arian Moayed, and J. Smith-Cameron in recurring roles, before being promoted to the main cast for the second season. In June 2018, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season, which premiered on August 11, 2019. In August 2019, HBO renewed the series for a third season.
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Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Nomination2018

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama S…

Nominated for "The Handmaid's Tale".
Primetime Emmy Award
2017
The Handmaid's Tale
TV ShowApr 26, 2017

The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian tragedy …
The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian tragedy web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian author, Margaret Atwood. The series was ordered by the streaming service Hulu as a straight-to-series order of 10 episodes, for which production began in late 2016. The plot features a dystopia following a Second American Civil War wherein a totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called "Handmaids", into child-bearing slavery.
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The Party
MovieFeb 13, 2017

The Party

Janet (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas) hosts a party to celebrate her …
Janet (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas) hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive, it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.
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2016
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
MovieMar 4, 2016

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Eager for a new professional …
Eager for a new professional challenge, TV reporter Kim Baker (Tina Fey) decides to serve as a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan, where she is embedded with a Marine unit. During her time abroad, she is forced to contend with a fiery U.S. general (Billy Bob Thornton), and befriends a fellow reporter (Margot Robbie) and a British photographer (Martin Freeman)..
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11.22.63
TV ShowFeb 15, 2016

11.22.63

11.22.63 is an American science fiction thriller miniseries …
11.22.63 is an American science fiction thriller miniseries based on the novel 11/22/63 by Stephen King, and consisting of eight episodes. The series is executive-produced by J. J. Abrams, King, Bridget Carpenter and Bryan Burk, and produced by James Franco, who also has the main role. It premiered on Hulu on February 15, 2016, and was received positively by critics.
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Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Nomination2016

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemb…

Nominated for "Transparent".
Screen Actors Guild Award
2015
I Saw the Light
MovieSep 11, 2015

I Saw the Light

The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in …
The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life.
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American Crime
TV ShowMar 5, 2015

American Crime

American Crime is an American anthology crime drama …
American Crime is an American anthology crime drama television series that aired on ABC from March 5, 2015, to April 30, 2017. The series was created by John Ridley, and starred Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton and Regina King. The first season centered on race, class, and gender politics as it followed the lives of the participants in a trial who are forever changed during the legal process.
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Knight of Cups
MovieFeb 8, 2015

Knight of Cups

Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles, California. While …
Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles, California. While he's successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted by the death of one brother and the dire circumstances of the other, he finds temporary solace in the Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to the daily pain he must endure, and every encounter that comes his way brings him closer to finding his place in the world. The film is divided into eight chapters (each named after a tarot card, except for the final chapter Freedom), plus a prologue, each loosely based around the central character's relationship with somebody in his life..
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2014
Transparent
TV ShowFeb 6, 2014

Transparent

Transparent is an American comedy-drama web …
Transparent is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jill Soloway for Amazon Studios that debuted on February 6, 2014. The story revolves around a Los Angeles family and their lives following the discovery that the person they knew as their father Mort (Jeffrey Tambor) is a trans woman named Maura. Transparent's first season premiered in full on September 26, 2014, and its second season on December 11, 2015, third season on September 23, 2016, and fourth season on September 21, 2017.
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Nomination2014

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "The Glass Menagerie".
Tony Award
Nomination2014

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Nominated for "The Glass Menagerie".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award2014

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Won award for "The Glass Menagerie".
Outer Critics Circle Award
2013
Days and Nights
MovieNov 8, 2013

Days and Nights

Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a …
Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. Inspired by Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," set in rural New England in 1984.
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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
MovieApr 19, 2013

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

The uncompromising Tony …
The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is showcased both on and off stage via rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité.
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2012
Awake
TV ShowMar 1, 2012

Awake

Awake is an American police procedural fantasy drama …
Awake is an American police procedural fantasy drama television series that originally aired on NBC for one season from March 1 to May 24, 2012. The pilot episode had an early release on Hulu on February 16, 2012, two weeks before the series' premiere on television. Kyle Killen, the series' creator, was primarily responsible for the program's concept. Killen and David Slade served as executive producers of the pilot episode, and Killen continued producing the series along with Jeffrey Reiner and Howard Gordon.
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2011
New Year's Eve
MovieDec 5, 2011

New Year's Eve

The lives of several couples and singles in New York City …
The lives of several couples and singles in New York City intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
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Black Mirror
TV ShowDec 4, 2011

Black Mirror

Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television …
Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker. He and Annabel Jones are the programme's showrunners. It examines modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies. Episodes are standalone, usually set in an alternative present or the near future, often with a dark and satirical tone, although some are more experimental and lighter.
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The Beaver
MovieMar 16, 2011

The Beaver

A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand …
A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communication.
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Portlandia
TV ShowJan 21, 2011

Portlandia

Portlandia is a sketch comedy television series set and …
Portlandia is a sketch comedy television series set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. The show was produced by Broadway Video Television and IFC Original Productions. It was created by Armisen and Brownstein, along with Jonathan Krisel, who directs it. It debuted on IFC on January 21, 2011.
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2009
Amelia
MovieOct 23, 2009

Amelia

Amelia Earhart, a Kansas girl, discovers the thrill of aviation …
Amelia Earhart, a Kansas girl, discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23, and within 12 years has progressed to winning the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth.
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Mother and Child
MovieSep 14, 2009

Mother and Child

A drama centered around three women: A fifty-year-old …
A drama centered around three women: A fifty-year-old woman, the daughter she gave up for adoption thirty-five years ago, and a woman looking to adopt a child of her own.
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Award2009

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Dra…

Won award for "24".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nomination2009

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Dra…

Nominated for "24".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries Or Television Film
Nomination2009

Best Supporting Actress – Series, Minise…

Nominated for "24".
Satellite Award
2008
24: Redemption
MovieNov 23, 2008

24: Redemption

Former Federal Agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator …
Former Federal Agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
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Award2008

Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Residen…

Won award for "Doubt, A Parable".
Helen Hayes Awards
Nomination2008

Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Residen…

Nominated for "Doubt, A Parable".
Helen Hayes Awards
2006
Nomination2006

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Nominated for "Faith Healer".
Drama Desk Award
2005
Award2005

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Won award for "Doubt: A Parable".
Tony Award
Award2005

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Won award for "Doubt: A Parable".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award2005

Performance

Won award for "Doubt: A Parable".
Obie Award
Award2005

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Won award for "Doubt: A Parable".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2005

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Nominated for "Doubt: A Parable".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination2005

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Nominated for "Doubt: A Parable".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2005

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "Doubt: A Parable".
Tony Award
2004
Ocean's Twelve
MovieDec 8, 2004

Ocean's Twelve

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull …
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.
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The Village
MovieJul 26, 2004

The Village

A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated …
A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village.
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Award2004

GLAAD Vito Russo Award

Won GLAAD Vito Russo Award.
2002
Signs
MovieJul 29, 2002

Signs

Another paranormal outing for writer-director Shyamalan …
Another paranormal outing for writer-director Shyamalan explores the eerie implications of a 500-foot crop circle that mysteriously appears on the Bucks County, Pennsylvania farm of Reverend Graham Hess. As Hess and his family try to figure out what the sign means and how its message incorporates into their faith, they get the feeling that they aren't alone in the fields behind their house.
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
MovieJun 3, 2002

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

After years of mother …
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
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2001
24
TV ShowNov 6, 2001

24

24 is an American action drama television series created by …
24 is an American action drama television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran for Fox. The series stars Kiefer Sutherland as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer. Each season, comprising 24 episodes, covers 24 hours in Bauer's life using the real time method of narration. Premiering on November 6, 2001, the show spanned 192 episodes over eight seasons; the series finale broadcast on May 24, 2010. In addition, a television film, 24: Redemption, was broadcast between seasons six and seven, on November 23, 2008. 24 returned with a ninth season titled 24: Live Another Day, which aired from May 5 to July 14, 2014. 24: Legacy, a spin-off series featuring new characters, premiered on February 5, 2017. After the cancellation of Legacy in June 2017, Fox announced its plan to develop a new incarnation of the franchise. 24 is a joint production by Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox Television and syndicated by 20th Television.
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What Makes a Family
MovieJan 22, 2001

What Makes a Family

A women, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and …
A women, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and her partner must fight to regain custody of their child.
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2000
The Perfect Storm
MovieJun 26, 2000

The Perfect Storm

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined …
In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.
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Nomination2000

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "A Moon for the Misbegotten".
Tony Award
1999
The Lady in Question
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MovieDec 12, 1999

The Lady in Question

In 1938, Jewish rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by …
In 1938, Jewish rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by the Nazis. When she dies, foul play is suspected. But was it the Nazis, or was it someone else? Detective Tony Rossini investigates...
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The West Wing
TV ShowSep 22, 1999

The West Wing

The West Wing is an American serial political drama …
The West Wing is an American serial political drama television series created by Aaron Sorkin that was originally broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1999, to May 14, 2006. The series is set primarily in the West Wing of the White House, where the Oval Office and offices of presidential senior staff are located, during the fictitious Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet.
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Cradle Will Rock
MovieMay 18, 1999

Cradle Will Rock

In 1930s New York Orson Welles tries to stage a musical on a …
In 1930s New York Orson Welles tries to stage a musical on a steel strike under the Federal Theater Program despite pressure from an establishment fearful of industrial unrest and red activity. Meanwhile Nelson Rockefeller gets the foyer of his company headquarters decorated and an Italian countess sells paintings for Mussolini.
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1998
The Horse Whisperer
MovieMay 15, 1998

The Horse Whisperer

Teenager Grace MacLean (Scarlett Johansson) is riding her …
Teenager Grace MacLean (Scarlett Johansson) is riding her horse and is hit by a truck. To help heal her troubled and injured daughter, and horse, the mother, Annie MacLean (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas), takes them to Montana to recuperate at the ranch of Tom Booker (Robert Redford), a "horse whisperer", a horse healer of mystical talents. Annie proceeds to fall in love with him, as well.
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Award1998

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Won award for "Pride's Crossing".
Drama Desk Award
Award1998

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Won award for "Pride's Crossing".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination1998

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Nominated for "Pride's Crossing".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination1998

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Nominated for "Pride's Crossing".
Drama Desk Award
1995
Nomination1995

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Nominated for "The Heiress".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination1995

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Nominated for "The Heiress".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination1995

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "The Heiress".
Tony Award
Award1995

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Won award for "The Heiress".
Tony Award
Award1995

Outstanding Actress In A Play

Won award for "The Heiress".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award1995

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Won award for "The Heiress".
Drama Desk Award
1993
Frasier
TV ShowSep 16, 1993

Frasier

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for …
Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee in association with Grammnet and Paramount Network Television. A spin-off of Cheers, Frasier starred Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Moose/Enzo. It was one of the most successful spin-off series in television history, as well as one of the most critically acclaimed comedy series.
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1992
Housesitter
MovieJun 12, 1992

Housesitter

Housesitter is a 1992 American romantic comedy film …
Housesitter is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz, written by Mark Stein, and starring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. The premise involves a woman with con-artist tendencies who worms her way into the life of a reserved architect by claiming to be his wife.
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Award1992

Performance

Won award for "The Baltimore Waltz".
Obie Award
1991
Nomination1991

Best Performance by a Leading Actress i…

Nominated for "Our Country's Good".
Tony Award
1988
American Experience
TV ShowOct 4, 1988

American Experience

American Experience is a television program airing on the Public …
American Experience is a television program airing on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States. The program airs documentaries, many of which have won awards, about important or interesting events and people in American history.
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1987
The Big Town
MovieSep 25, 1987

The Big Town

It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with …
It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole's wife. Infuriated, Cole wagers everything on the craps table, including the Gem Club itself, and he and Cullen have it out.
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Light of Day
MovieFeb 6, 1987

Light of Day

A pair of siblings must choose whether to pursue their …
A pair of siblings must choose whether to pursue their dream of touring with their rock band or support their family and stay in Cleveland, Ohio.
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1986
American Masters
TV ShowJun 22, 1986

American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television series which …
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.
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Alex: The Life of a Child
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MovieApr 23, 1986

Alex: The Life of a Child

Alexandra Deford, a precious …
Alexandra Deford, a precious and precocious girl, was just eight years old when she died in 1980 following a battle against the debilitating effects of cystic fibrosis, the number-one ...
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1985
Spenser: For Hire
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TV ShowSep 20, 1985

Spenser: For Hire

Spenser: For Hire is an American crime drama series based on …
Spenser: For Hire is an American crime drama series based on Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder and starring Robert Urich, was broadcast on ABC from September 20, 1985 until May 7, 1988.
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1983
Frontline
TV ShowJan 17, 1983

Frontline

Frontline is the flagship investigative journalism …
Frontline is the flagship investigative journalism program of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), producing in-depth documentaries on a variety of domestic and international stories and issues, and broadcasting them on air and online. Produced at WGBH-TV in Boston, Massachusetts, and distributed through PBS in the United States, the critically acclaimed program has received every major award in broadcast journalism. Its investigations have helped breathe new life into terrorism cold cases, freed innocent people from jail, prompted U.N. resolutions, and spurred both policy and social change.
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1981
Entertainment Tonight
TV ShowSep 14, 1981

Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight (or …
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States and owned by CBS Interactive.
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1956
Cherry Jones
BirthNovember 1956

Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones was born.
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