The Women of Brewster Place

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1989
The Women of Brewster Place is an American television miniseries that was broadcast on March 19 and 20, 1989 on ABC. The miniseries is based upon the critically acclaimed 1982 novel of the same name by Gloria Naylor. It was produced by Oprah Winfrey's... read more
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The Women of Brewster Place is an American television miniseries that was broadcast on March 19 and 20, 1989 on ABC. The miniseries is based upon the critically acclaimed 1982 novel of the same name by Gloria Naylor. It was produced by Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions with a teleplay by Karen Hall.

Original Release

03/19/1989 on ABC

US Release

03/19/1989

Cast

Cicely Tyson Mrs. Browne
Lynn Whitfield Ciel
Jackée Harry Etta Mae Johnson (as Jackée)
Paul Winfield Sam Michael
Oprah Winfrey Mattie Michael
Moses Gunn Ben
Paula Kelly Theresa
Larenz Tate Sammy
Douglas Turner Ward Reverend Woods
Glenn Plummer C.C. Baker
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1
2 Episode #1.2

Directors

Donna Deitch

Writers

Karen Hall, Gloria Naylor

Cast

Cicely Tyson Mrs. Browne
Lynn Whitfield Ciel
Jackée Harry Etta Mae Johnson (as Jackée)
Paul Winfield Sam Michael
Oprah Winfrey Mattie Michael
Moses Gunn Ben
Paula Kelly Theresa
Larenz Tate Sammy
Douglas Turner Ward Reverend Woods
Glenn Plummer C.C. Baker
Robin Givens Kiswana
Samm-Art Williams Cecil Garvin (as Samm Art Williams)
Mary Alice Fannie Michael
Molly McClure White Woman
Lonette McKee Lorraine
Adrian Ricard Tenant #4
Clark Johnson Butch Fuller
William Allen Young Eugene
Olivia Cole Miss Sophie
Bruce Beatty Crony

Producers

Oprah Winfrey Executive Producer
Carole Isenberg Executive Producer
Karen Hall Producer
Patricia K. Meyer Producer
Reuben Cannon Producer
Barbara Black Producer

Editors

Jerrold L. Ludwig

1989EmmyOutstanding Miniseries Nominated
1989EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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