Peter the Great

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Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries.

Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries.

Original Release

02/02/1986 on NBC

US Release

02/02/1986

Cast

Omar Sharif Prince Feodor Romodanovsky
Ursula Andress Athalie
Helmut Griem Alexander Menshikov
Geoffrey Whitehead Prince Vasily Golitsyn
Jeremy Kemp Col. Patrick Gordon
Mel Ferrer Frederick
Vanessa Redgrave Sophia
Maximilian Schell Peter the Great
Trevor Howard Sir Isaac Newton
Elke Sommer Charlotte
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part I Sunday, 02 February 1986
2 Part II Monday, 03 February 1986
3 Part III Tuesday, 04 February 1986
4 Part IV Wednesday, 05 February 1986

Directors

Marvin J. Chomsky, Lawrence Schiller

Writers

Edward Anhalt, Robert K. Massie

Cast

Omar Sharif Prince Feodor Romodanovsky
Ursula Andress Athalie
Helmut Griem Alexander Menshikov
Geoffrey Whitehead Prince Vasily Golitsyn
Jeremy Kemp Col. Patrick Gordon
Mel Ferrer Frederick
Vanessa Redgrave Sophia
Maximilian Schell Peter the Great
Trevor Howard Sir Isaac Newton
Elke Sommer Charlotte
Laurence Olivier King William III of Orange
Lilli Palmer Natalya
Hanna Schygulla Catherine Skevronskaya
Günther Maria Halmer Count Tolstoy
Olegar Fedoro Boyar Lopukhin
Christoph Eichhorn Karl XII, King of Sweden
Jan Niklas Young Peter the Great
Algis Arlauskas Father Theodosius
Renée Soutendijk Anna Mons
Mike Gwilym Shafirov

Producers

Editors

Bill Parker

1987 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Won
1986 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1986 Emmy Outstanding Miniseries Won
1986 Emmy Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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