Cleopatra

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Cleopatra is a 1999 miniseries adaptation of Margaret George's 1997 historical fiction novel The Memoirs of Cleopatra. Produced by Hallmark Entertainment, it stars Leonor Varela as the Egyptian queen Cleopatra, Timothy Dalton as Julius Caesar, Billy... read more
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Cleopatra is a 1999 miniseries adaptation of Margaret George's 1997 historical fiction novel The Memoirs of Cleopatra. Produced by Hallmark Entertainment, it stars Leonor Varela as the Egyptian queen Cleopatra, Timothy Dalton as Julius Caesar, Billy Zane as Mark Antony, Rupert Graves as Octavius, Sean Pertwee as Brutus and Bruce Payne as Cassius. Cleopatra was shown first on the ABC television network in two parts on two consecutive evenings in May 1999 and then released on videotape and DVD.

Original Release

05/23/1999 on ABC

US Release

05/23/1999

Cast

Tim Barlow Elderly Senator
Billy Zane Marc Antony
Bruce Payne Cassius
Sean Pertwee Marcus Brutus
Omid Djalili Storemaster
James Cosmo Agrippa
Timothy Dalton Julius Caesar
Leonor Varela Cleopatra
David Schofield Casca
Simon De Selva Egyptian Admiral
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
2 Part 2 Monday, 24 May 1999

Directors

Franc Roddam

Writers

Anton Diether, Stephen Harrigan, Margaret George

Cast

Tim Barlow Elderly Senator
Billy Zane Marc Antony
Bruce Payne Cassius
Sean Pertwee Marcus Brutus
Omid Djalili Storemaster
James Cosmo Agrippa
Timothy Dalton Julius Caesar
Leonor Varela Cleopatra
David Schofield Casca
Simon De Selva Egyptian Admiral
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh Octavia
Art Malik Olympos
Denis Quilley Negotiator Senator
Nadim Sawalha Mardian
Indra Ové Charmian
Rupert Graves Octavian
Carlton Headley Nubian Guard
Oded Fehr Egyptian Captain
Trevor Lovell Nubian Guard
Richard Armitage Epiphanes

Producers

Robert A. Halmi Executive Producer
Robert Halmi Sr. Executive Producer
Dyson Lovell Producer
Steven North Producer
Steve Harding Producer

Editors

Peter Coulson

1999EmmyOutstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1999EmmyOutstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1999EmmyOutstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
1999EmmyOutstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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