Once a Hero

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Once a Hero is an American drama series that aired on ABC from September 19 until October 3, 1987. The series stars Milo O'Shea as Abner Bevis, a down-on-his-luck comic book artist whose life is turned upside down when his creation, Captain Justice, comes to life. read more

Once a Hero is an American drama series that aired on ABC from September 19 until October 3, 1987. The series stars Milo O'Shea as Abner Bevis, a down-on-his-luck comic book artist whose life is turned upside down when his creation, Captain Justice, comes to life. Also appearing in the series were Caitlin Clarke and Robert Forster.

Original Release

09/19/1987 on ABC

US Release

09/19/1987

Cast

Josh Blake Woody Greely
Milo O'Shea Abner Bevis
Robert Forster Gumshoe
Jeff Lester Captain Justice
Dianne Kay Rachel Kirk
Caitlin Clarke Emma Greely
Dana Short Tippy Young
Jason Marin Paperboy
Alan David Gelman Bernie Rosen
Charlie Messenger Well-Heeled Man
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Once a Hero Saturday, 19 September 1987
2 Triangle Saturday, 26 September 1987
3 The Return of Lazarus Saturday, 03 October 1987
4 Things Get Ugly
5 Manos Arriba Mrs. Greely
6 Thank You, Captain Justice
7 Remember the Cottonwood

Directors

Kevin Inch, Kevin Hooks, Claudia Weill

Writers

Christopher Ames, Carolyn Shelby, Ira Steven Behr, Dusty Kay, Hans Beimler, Richard Manning

Creators

Dusty Kay

Cast

Josh Blake Woody Greely
Milo O'Shea Abner Bevis
Robert Forster Gumshoe
Jeff Lester Captain Justice
Dianne Kay Rachel Kirk
Caitlin Clarke Emma Greely
Dana Short Tippy Young
Jason Marin Paperboy
Alan David Gelman Bernie Rosen
Charlie Messenger Well-Heeled Man
Stephen Anthony Henry Shelly
Dick Drumm Shopkeeper
Mescal Wasilewski Punk #2
Sean Patrick Irwin Levey
Ron Karabatsos Mr. Avalon
Ian Petrella Eugene Egan
David Wohl Edward Kybo
David Wohl Emma's Boss
Rif Hutton D.A.
E. Danny Murphy Crook #2

Producers

Dusty Kay Executive Producer
Peter Rich Producer
Ira Steven Behr Producer
Paul Pompian Producer

Editors

Stuart Bass, Michael Berman

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