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Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara was born on February 21, 1952 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Gods and Generals (2003), Grant vs Lee: The Overland Campaign (1999) and The Gettysburg Address. See full bio »

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Gods and Generals Officer in Audience at Minstrel Show


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 2003 Gods and Generals
Officer in Audience at Minstrel Show (uncredited)
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 2003 Gods and Generals (book - as Jeffrey M. Shaara)
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 2003 Gods and Generals (associate producer)
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 1993 The Making of 'Gettysburg' (Video documentary) (special thanks - as Jeffrey Shaara)
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  The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
 2018 In Depth (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Jeff Shaara (2018) ... Himself - Interviewee
 2007-2010 Pritzker Military Library Presents (TV Series documentary)
- No Less Than Victory (2010) ... Himself
- The Rising Tide (2007) ... Himself
 2003 Gods & Generals: The Life of Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson (Video documentary short)

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Other Works:

Non-fiction book: "Rise to Rebellion," 2001. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jeffrey M. Shaara | Jeffrey Shaara

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As executor of the estate of his father Michael Shaara, he sold the film rights to The Killer Angels to filmmaker Ron Maxwell, who filmed it as Gettysburg (1993). Maxwell also encouraged his to continue his father's work, and write about the rest of the Civil War. Jeff did so with a prequel, Gods and Generals, and a sequel, The Last Full Measure. He has also used his father's historical fiction ... See more »

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