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The Jesse Owens Story

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Director  Richard Irving
First episode date  July 9, 1984
Writer  Harold Gast
Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb


Genre  Biography, Drama, History
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Country  United States
The Jesse Owens Story movie poster
Release date  July 9, 1984
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Costuming
Cast  Dorian Harewood (Jesse Owens), Dan Ammerman (Coach Robertson), Tom Bosley (Jimmy Hoffa), Georg Stanford Brown (Lew Gilbert), LeVar Burton (Professor Preston), Ronny Cox (Coach Larry Snyder)
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the jesse owens story 1984


The Jesse Owens Story is a 1984 American biographical film about the black athlete Jesse Owens. Dorian Harewood plays the Olympic gold-winning athlete. The drama won a 1985 Primetime Emmy Award and was nominated for two more.

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Cast

  • Dorian Harewood as Jesse Owens
  • Dan Ammerman as Coach Robertson
  • Bob Banks as Henry Owens
  • Tom Bosley as Jimmy Hoffa
  • Georg Stanford Brown as Lew Gilbert
  • LeVar Burton as Professor Preston
  • Bernard Canepari as Attorney Grossfeld
  • Robert Chidsey as Governor Aide
  • Glenn Colerider as OSU Professor Overman
  • Barry Corbin as Judge
  • Ronny Cox as Coach Larry Snyder
  • Chris Douridas as Jerome
  • Norman Fell as Marty Forkins
  • Lynn Hamilton as Mamma Solomon
  • Robert Hibbard as Police Lieutenant
  • George Kennedy as Charles 'Charley' Riley
  • Chuck Long as Terry Carter
  • Gary Moody as Angry Customer
  • Randy Moore as Coach Cromwell
  • Debbi Morgan as Ruth Solomon Owens
  • Greg Morris as Mel Walker
  • Tonye Patano as Laverne Owens
  • Lee Ritchey as Brashears
  • James Sikking as Avery Brundage
  • Vic Tayback as Abe Saperstein
  • Craig Miller as Nude Spare Runner
  • References

    The Jesse Owens Story Wikipedia
    The Jesse Owens Story Rotten TomatoesThe Jesse Owens Story IMDb The Jesse Owens Story themoviedb.org


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