Release dateNovember 18, 1984 Based onFatal Vision
by Joe McGinnis WriterJohn Gay (teleplay), Joe McGinniss (based upon the book by) CastKarl Malden (Freddy Kassab), Gary Cole (Capt. Jeffrey MacDonald, MD), Eva Marie Saint (Mildred Kassab), Barry Newman (Bernie Segal), Andy Griffith (Victor Worheide), Gary Grubbs (James Blackburn) Similar moviesRelated David Greene movies
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Fatal Vision is a 1984 American television miniseries based on the account, in the book of the same name, of the murders in 1970 at Fort Bragg of the wife and daughters of U.S. Army officer Jeffrey R. MacDonald.
Karl Malden was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his performance as MacDonald's father in-law, Freddy Kassab.
Fatal Vision was also nominated for Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special and for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup, David Greene for Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special, and John Gay for Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special.