A middle-school math teacher Olive and her marriage with Henry which spans 25 years.
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Top Rated TV #241 | Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 29 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 Olive Kitteridge (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Henry Kitteridge (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Harmon Newton (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Bonnie Newton (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Doyle Larkin (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Louise Larkin (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Angela O'Meara (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Christopher Kitteridge (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Jim O'Casey (3 episodes, 2014)
SerahRose Roth ...
 Mrs. Manhattan (2 episodes, 2014)
Nancy E. Carroll ...
 Lois Granger (2 episodes, 2014)
Sean Vincent ...
 Manhattan Child (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Rachel Coulson (2 episodes, 2014)
Patrick French ...
 Mr. Manhattan (2 episodes, 2014)
Marianna Bassham ...
 Penny (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Christopher (Age 13) (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Denise Thibodeau (2 episodes, 2014)
JoJo Whilden ...
 Aid Rite Passerby (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Henry Thibodeau (2 episodes, 2014)
Calder Melvoin ...
 Stan the Man (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Jack Kennison (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Jerry McCarthy (2 episodes, 2014)
Maryann Urbano ...
 Linda Kennison (2 episodes, 2014)
Katie Elinoff ...
 Stock Girl (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Kevin (Age 13) (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Mrs. Howe (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Waitress (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Mrs. Merriman (2 episodes, 2014)
Amanda Collins ...
 Nurse Patricia (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Tony Kuzio (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Dr. Ted (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Irene O'Casey (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Pig Mask (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Ski Mask (2 episodes, 2014)
Zillah Glory ...
 Marlene Kuzio (2 episodes, 2014)
John Vincent Mason ...
 Cop (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Cop (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Mr. Thibodeau (2 episodes, 2014)
Dee Nelson ...
 Mary Blackwell (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Sister-In-Law / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
Adrianne Krstansky ...
 Cynthia Bibber (2 episodes, 2014)
Lucas Caleb Rooney ...
 Cooper Foster (2 episodes, 2014)
Richard Snee ...
 Robert Larkin (2 episodes, 2014)
Celeste Oliva ...
 Morning Aide (2 episodes, 2014)
Joseph Oliveira ...
 Fisherman / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
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A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community. Written by HBO

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There's no such thing as a simple life.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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2 November 2014 (USA)  »

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Olive Kitteridge - Mit Blick aufs Meer  »

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John Gallagher Jr. auditioned for both the roles of adult Christopher Kitteridge and adult Kevin Coulson, before getting cast as Christopher Kitteridge. See more »

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Featured in 72nd Golden Globe Awards (2015) See more »

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Simple story brilliantly told.
26 November 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've just read some of the negative reviews about Olive Ketteridge. I thought it was obvious what we were getting into in the first 30 minutes of this brilliant mini series. Yes it's a bit downbeat. But Olive Ketteridge is about real people and real situations, and let's face it it reflects certain areas of real life. I think we've all known characters like the ones portrayed in Olive Ketteridge. All the performances are spot on. Plus there are many areas of Olive Ketteridge that made this viewer smile. So I don't see the negativity. Maybe the negative reviews come from people who wanted to see a Deloris Claybourne or a True Detctive. Olive Ketteridge is about love, loss and what ifs, and that's about it.. But it's told so well that one almost forgets that the story's so simple.


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