Adam

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 1983
  • Running time: 100 min
Adam is a 1983 American made-for-television film starring Daniel J. Travanti and JoBeth Williams. It aired on October 10, 1983, on NBC. On its original air date, it was seen by an audience of 38 million people. It was rebroadcast on April 30, 1984,... read more

Adam is a 1983 American made-for-television film starring Daniel J. Travanti and JoBeth Williams. It aired on October 10, 1983, on NBC. On its original air date, it was seen by an audience of 38 million people. It was rebroadcast on April 30, 1984, and again on April 29, 1985. At the end of each broadcast of the film, a series of missing children's photographs and descriptions were displayed on the screen for viewers, and a number was given to call if a viewer had information about them. The 1985 photograph series was introduced by President Ronald Reagan in a pre-recorded message, "...maybe your eyes can help bring them home." A sequel, Adam: His Song Continues followed on September 29, 1986, also starring Travanti and Williams.

Original Release

10/10/1983

US Release

10/10/1983

Cast

Daniel J. Travanti John Walsh
JoBeth Williams Reve Walsh
Martha Scott Gram Walsh
Richard Masur Jay Howell
Paul Regina Joe Walsh
Mason Adams Ray Mellette
Robert Shaw Father Mike Conboy
Tony Frank Lt. Richard Hynds
John M. Jackson Det. Jim Gibbons
Alex Harvey Det. Jack Hoffman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Tuchner

Writers

Allan Leicht

Cast

Daniel J. Travanti John Walsh
JoBeth Williams Reve Walsh
Martha Scott Gram Walsh
Richard Masur Jay Howell
Paul Regina Joe Walsh
Mason Adams Ray Mellette
Robert Shaw Father Mike Conboy
Tony Frank Lt. Richard Hynds
John M. Jackson Det. Jim Gibbons
Alex Harvey Det. Jack Hoffman
John Boston Adam Walsh
John Edson Congressman Clay Shaw
Rick Stokes Congressman James Sensenbrenner Jr / Congressman James Sensenbrenner, Jr.
Robert Ginnaven Det. Vincent Corrao
Robin Bradley Julie Patz
Gary Moody Jeff
Marina Astudillo Detectives' secretary
Terri Gardner Karen
Sharon Menzel Kristin Cole Brown
John Henry Faulk Sen. Strom Thurmond

Producers

Joan Barnett Executive Producer
Alan Landsburg Executive Producer
Carol L. Fleisher Producer
Linda Otto Producer

Editors

Corky Ehlers

1984EmmyOutstanding Drama/Comedy Special Nominated
1984EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1984EmmyOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1984EmmyOutstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
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