Great American Authors: Since 1650 

An eight part series presenting the lives and literary output of over 60 of America's most read authors from the 17th century to the present.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jane Kaczmarek ...  Herself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Libby Baker ...  Anne Bradstreet
Shauna Earp Shauna Earp ...  Sylvia Plath
Scott Gordon Scott Gordon ...  Walt Whitman / ...
Timothy Johnson Timothy Johnson ...  Frederick Douglass
Alphonse Keasley Alphonse Keasley ...  Narrator
Tom Kimball ...  Henry Melville, Dr. Seuss, Truman Capote, William Faulkner, Robert Frost
Don Kraus Don Kraus ...  James Fenimore Cooper / ...
Ambika Leigh Ambika Leigh ...  Louisa May Alcott (as Ambika Travis)
Samantha Lloyd ...  Harriet Beecher Stowe / ...
Ginnie Logan Ginnie Logan ...  Phillis Wheatley, Gwendolyn Brooks
Dennis McLatchey Dennis McLatchey ...  Carl Sandburg, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mannon
Keegan Parker Keegan Parker ...  Walking son
Kevin Parker Kevin Parker ...  Walking father
Jane Simms Roche Jane Simms Roche ...  Narrator
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An eight part series presenting the lives and literary output of over 60 of America's most read authors from the 17th century to the present.

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Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 2007 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Centre Communications See more »
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Color
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