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Chiefs is a television miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Stuart Woods. It was first broadcast on CBS over three nights in November 1983. It was directed by Jerry London, and stars Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins,... read more

Chiefs is a television miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Stuart Woods. It was first broadcast on CBS over three nights in November 1983. It was directed by Jerry London, and stars Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Danny Glover, Wayne Rogers, and Billy Dee Williams. It received three Emmy Award nominations and one Eddie Award nomination.

Original Release

11/13/1983 on CBS

Cast

Lane Smith Hoss Spence
Danny Glover Marshall Peters
John Goodman Newt 'Tub' Murray
Tess Harper Carrie Lee
Charlton Heston Hugh Holmes
Keith Carradine Foxy Funderburke
Victoria Tennant Trish Lee
Paul Sorvino Sheriff Skeeter Willis
Billy Dee Williams Tyler Watts
Stephen Collins Billy Lee
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part 1 Sunday, 13 November 1983
2 Part 2 Tuesday, 15 November 1983
3 Part 3 Wednesday, 16 November 1983
4 Part 4 Sunday, 13 November 1983
5 Part 5 Sunday, 13 November 1983
6 Part 6 Sunday, 13 November 1983
7 Part 7 Sunday, 13 November 1983

Directors

Jerry London

Writers

Robert W. Lenski, Stuart Woods

Cast

Lane Smith Hoss Spence
Danny Glover Marshall Peters
John Goodman Newt 'Tub' Murray
Tess Harper Carrie Lee
Charlton Heston Hugh Holmes
Keith Carradine Foxy Funderburke
Victoria Tennant Trish Lee
Paul Sorvino Sheriff Skeeter Willis
Billy Dee Williams Tyler Watts
Stephen Collins Billy Lee
Brad Davis Sonny Butts
Wayne Rogers Will Henry Lee
James Brown Henderson Pieback Johnson
Kaiulani Lee Mrs. Butts
J. Kenneth Campbell Dr. Tom Manton
Novella Nelson Nellie Cole
Leon Rippy Tommy Allen
Leo Burmester Emmett Spence
Paula Kelly Liz Watts
Michael Durrell John Howell

Producers

Martin Manulis Executive Producer
Jerry London Producer
Martin Manulis Producer
John E. Quill Producer

Editors

John J. Dumas, Eric Albertson, Armond Lebowitz

1984 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
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