What the Deaf Man Heard

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1997
  • Running time: 120 min
What the Deaf Man Heard is a 1997 Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie that aired on CBS television on November 23, 1997. It concerns Sammy, a man who pretends to be deaf and mute, when in reality he can hear and speak perfectly well. read more

What the Deaf Man Heard is a 1997 Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie that aired on CBS television on November 23, 1997. It concerns Sammy, a man who pretends to be deaf and mute, when in reality he can hear and speak perfectly well. The movie starred Matthew Modine and James Earl Jones.

Original Release

11/23/1997

Cast

Matthew Modine Sammy Ayers
Claire Bloom Mrs. Tynan
Judith Ivey Lucille
James Earl Jones Archibald Thacker
Jerry O'Connell Reverend Perry Ray Pruitt
Bernadette Peters Helen Ayers
Tom Skerritt Norm Jenkins
Anne Bobby Tallasse Tynan
Stephen Spinella Percy
Jake Weber Tolliver Tynan
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Kent Harrison

Writers

G.D. Gearino, Robert W. Lenski

Cast

Matthew Modine Sammy Ayers
Claire Bloom Mrs. Tynan
Judith Ivey Lucille
James Earl Jones Archibald Thacker
Jerry O'Connell Reverend Perry Ray Pruitt
Bernadette Peters Helen Ayers
Tom Skerritt Norm Jenkins
Anne Bobby Tallasse Tynan
Stephen Spinella Percy
Jake Weber Tolliver Tynan
Frankie Muniz Young Sammy
Hallee Hirsh Young Tallasse
Andy Stahl Finis
Tyler Noyes Young Tolliver
Teagle F. Bougere Abraham Thacker
Lance Reddick George Thacker
Danny Kamin Judge (as Daniel Kamin)
Patrick Garner Drunk
Mary Lucy Bivins Mrs. Raymond
Patt Noday TV Reporter

Producers

Brent Shields Executive Producer
Richard Welsh Executive Producer
Tom Luse Producer

Editors

Jim Oliver

1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie Won
1998 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
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