I'll Fly Away

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1991
I'll Fly Away is an American television drama series that aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993. Set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state, it starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a negro housekeeper for the family of... read more

I'll Fly Away is an American television drama series that aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993. Set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state, it starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a negro housekeeper for the family of district attorney Forrest Bedford, played by Sam Waterston. As the show progressed, Lilly became increasingly involved in the Civil Rights Movement, which eventually pulled in her employer, as well.

Original Release

10/07/1991 on NBC

US Release

10/07/1991

Cast

Jeremy London Nathaniel 'Nathan' Bedford
Sam Waterston Forrest Bedford
Mary Alice Marguerite Peck
Peter Simmons Paul Slocum
John Aaron Bennett John Morgan Bedford
Regina Taylor Lilly Harper
Kathryn Harrold Christina LeKatzis
Ashlee Levitch Francie Bedford
RaéVen Kelly Adlaine Harper
Bill Cobbs Lewis Coleman
(see additional cast & crew)
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Directors

Jack Bender, Ian Sander, Michael Fresco, Eric Laneuville, Allan Arkush, David Chase, Michael Katleman, James A. Contner, Joe Napolitano, Barbara Amato, Scott Paulin, Kevin Rodney Sullivan, Kevin Hooks, Bruce Seth Green, Sam Waterston, Eugene Corr, Joshua Brand, Roy Campanella II, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Aaron Lipstadt, Mark Sobel, John David Coles

Writers

Henry Bromell, Barbara Hall, David Chase, Judi Ann Mason, Kevin Arkadie, Karen Hall, Josef Anderson, Rogers Turrentine, Paul B. Margolis, Stuart Stevens, Marc Rubin, Frank Dandrolf, Lonne Elder III, Lynn Siefert, Joshua Brand, John Falsey, Marjorie David, Dee Johnson

Creators

Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Cast

Jeremy London Nathaniel 'Nathan' Bedford
Sam Waterston Forrest Bedford
Mary Alice Marguerite Peck
Peter Simmons Paul Slocum
John Aaron Bennett John Morgan Bedford
Regina Taylor Lilly Harper
Kathryn Harrold Christina LeKatzis
Ashlee Levitch Francie Bedford
RaéVen Kelly Adlaine Harper
Bill Cobbs Lewis Coleman
Elizabeth Omilami Joelyn
Scott Paulin Tucker Anderson
Roger Aaron Brown Reverend Henry
Rebecca Koon Eileen Slocum
Harold Perrineau Robert Evans
Danny Nelson Chief Mayhew
Brad Sullivan Coach Zollicofer Weed
Deborah Hedwall Gwen Bedford
Ed Grady Judge Lake Stevens
Kathy Larson Cookie Baker

Producers

John Falsey Executive Producer
Joshua Brand Executive Producer
David Chase Executive Producer
Ian Sander Executive Producer
Barbara Hall Executive Producer
John Forrest Niss Producer
Henry Bromell Producer
Jim Davis Producer
Barbara Hall Producer
Ian Sander Producer
Ra'uf Glasgow Producer
Michael Fresco Producer

Editors

Tammis Chandler, William B. Stich, Stephen Mark, Joanna Cappuccilli Lovetti

1993 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Won
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Won
1993 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Drama Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Won
1992 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Series Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Drama Series Won
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production Nominated
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