The Philanthropist

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Filmed in South Africa, Mozambique and Prague, "The Philanthropist," starring James Purefoy ("Rome"), is an eight-part drama for NBC that follows the heroic adventures of Teddy Rist, billionaire playboy-turned-vigilante philanthropist, taking him across... read more

Filmed in South Africa, Mozambique and Prague, "The Philanthropist," starring James Purefoy ("Rome"), is an eight-part drama for NBC that follows the heroic adventures of Teddy Rist, billionaire playboy-turned-vigilante philanthropist, taking him across the globe from Haiti to Myanmar, Kashmir to Paris, Kosovo to San Diego. But the story starts off in Nigeria.

Original Release

01/27/2009 on NBC

US Release

06/24/2009

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Cast

Neve Campbell Olivia Maidstone
James Purefoy Teddy Rist
Michael Kenneth Williams Dax Vahagn
Jesse L. Martin Philip Maidstone
Lindy Booth A.J.
James Albrecht Gerard Kim
Dominique McElligott Bella Olazabal
Krista Allen Julia Rist
Treva Etienne The Dealer
Bonnie Mbuli (as Bonnie Henna)
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Pilot Wednesday, 24 June 2009
2 Myanmar Tuesday, 30 June 2009
3 Paris Wednesday, 08 July 2009
4 Nigeria Part II Wednesday, 15 July 2009
5 Kosovo Wednesday, 22 July 2009
6 San Diego Wednesday, 29 July 2009
7 Kashmir Wednesday, 05 August 2009
8 Haiti Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Directors

Jonas Pate, Peter Horton, Duane Clark, John Strickland, Charles Beeson, Andy Wilson, Ed Fraiman

Writers

Kyle Bradstreet, Tom Fontana, Brant Englestein, John McNamara, Jim Juvonen, Lukas Reiter, Charlie Corwin, Hannah Shakespeare

Creators

Tom Fontana, Charlie Corwin, Jim Juvonen

Cast

Neve Campbell Olivia Maidstone
James Purefoy Teddy Rist
Michael Kenneth Williams Dax Vahagn
Jesse L. Martin Philip Maidstone
Lindy Booth A.J.
James Albrecht Gerard Kim
Dominique McElligott Bella Olazabal
Krista Allen Julia Rist
Treva Etienne The Dealer
Bonnie Mbuli (as Bonnie Henna)
Bonnie Mbuli Chima Balo
Nigel Whitmey DEA Commander
Israel Matseke-Zulu Clelia's Father
Yves Aubert Businessman
Gloria Votsis Luellen
Grant Chang (voice)
Kheng Hua Tan Lim Wai
Lucy Brown Deborah Rogeaux
David Clennon Duane
Karel Roden Bayonne / Krivosheenko

Producers

Peter Horton Executive Producer
Jonas Pate Executive Producer
Gareth Neame Executive Producer
Teri Weinberg Executive Producer
Charlie Corwin Executive Producer
Tom Fontana Executive Producer
Barry Levinson Executive Producer
Jim Juvonen Executive Producer
Elle Johnson Executive Producer
Kim Newton Producer
Nigel Marchant Producer
Aaron Seliquini Producer
John McNamara Producer
Dianne Beatty Producer
Irene Burns Producer
David Minkowski Producer
Matthew Stillman Producer
Barry Levinson Producer
David Eick Producer
Tom Fontana Producer
Joseph Berger-Davis Producer
Charlie Corwin Producer
James Halpern Producer

Editors

Sheri Bylander, Susan Graef, Deborah Moran, Victor Du Bois, William Flicker

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