Killing Lincoln

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Killing Lincoln is an American television film inspired by the 2011 book of the same name by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. This two-hour political docudrama contains events surrounding the presidency and assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. read more
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Killing Lincoln is an American television film inspired by the 2011 book of the same name by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. This two-hour political docudrama contains events surrounding the presidency and assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. It was originally broadcast on National Geographic Channel on February 17, 2013. Narrated and hosted by American actor Tom Hanks, the film stars Billy Campbell as President Lincoln and Jesse Johnson as John Wilkes Booth. It was written and executive produced by Erik Jendresen, directed by Adrian Moat (Gettysburg), produced by Chris Cowen, Mark Herzog, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Mary Lisio, David Zucker, and Terri Weinberg.

Original Release

02/16/2013

Cast

Billy Campbell Abraham Lincoln
Jesse Johnson John Wilkes Booth
Geraldine Hughes Mary Todd Lincoln
Kam Dabrowski Corporal James Tanner
Tom Hanks Himself - Narrator
Brett Dalton Robert Todd Lincoln
Shawn Pyfrom Private John W. Nichols
Regen Wilson Peter Taltavul
Shane Callahan Lieutenant J.T. Bolton
Sarah Bella Miss Mary Meredith
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Adrian Moat

Writers

Erik Jendresen, Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

Cast

Billy Campbell Abraham Lincoln
Jesse Johnson John Wilkes Booth
Geraldine Hughes Mary Todd Lincoln
Kam Dabrowski Corporal James Tanner
Tom Hanks Himself - Narrator
Brett Dalton Robert Todd Lincoln
Shawn Pyfrom Private John W. Nichols
Regen Wilson Peter Taltavul
Shane Callahan Lieutenant J.T. Bolton
Sarah Bella Miss Mary Meredith
Graham Beckel Edwin Stanton
Andrew Collie James McCollom
Michael Goodwin Captain Arvold
Mark Scarboro John Mathews
Audra Honaker Fanny Seward
Mike Marunde General Ulysses S. Grant
Nick Williams Albert Daggett (as Nick Williams)
Johnathan Tchaikovsky Lieutenant A.M.S. Crawford
David Leehy Rebel POW
Jaiden Kaine Oswell Swann

Producers

Mark Herzog Executive Producer
Erik Jendresen Executive Producer
Mary Lisio Executive Producer
Bill O'Reilly Executive Producer
Howard Owens Executive Producer
Charlie Parsons Executive Producer
Ridley Scott Executive Producer
Tony Scott Executive Producer
Teri Weinberg Executive Producer
Richard J. Wells Executive Producer
David W. Zucker Executive Producer
Christopher G. Cowen Producer
Elissa Malek Producer
Adrian Moat Producer
Larry Rapaport Producer
Aaron Waiton Producer

Editors

Steve Polivka

2013 Emmy Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Interactive Program Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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