Elvis (miniseries)

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Elvis
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Directed by James Steven Sadwith
Produced by Judy Cairo
Written by Patrick Sheane Duncan
Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Rose McGowan
Randy Quaid
Tim Guinee
Camryn Manheim
Robert Patrick
Music by Steve Dorff
Edited by Sam Patterson
Katina Zinner
Running time
173 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Elvis is a 2005 biographical CBS mini-series written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and directed by James Steven Sadwith. It chronicles the rise of American music icon Elvis Presley from his high school years to his international superstardom.

The cast includes Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis, Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid as "Colonel" Tom Parker, Camryn Manheim as Gladys Presley, Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley, Tim Guinee as Sam Phillips, Jack Noseworthy as Steve Binder, Antonia Bernath as Priscilla Presley, Stuart Greer as Captain Beaulieu, Clay Steakley as Bill Black, Mark Adam as Scotty Moore, John Boyd West as Red West and Randy McDowell as Gene Smith.

Meyers won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his performance as Elvis Presley.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominee(s) Result
2005 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special Mary Jo Slater, Steve Brooksbank, Beth Blanks Nominated
Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Eduardo Castro, Helen Monaghan Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Jonathan Rhys Meyers Nominated
Outstanding Miniseries Elvis Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Randy Quaid Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Camryn Manheim Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Jonathan Rhys Meyers Won
Best Miniseries or Television Film Elvis Won
Best Supporting Actor – Series Miniseries or Television Film Randy Quaid Won
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Camryn Manheim Nominated
2006 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television James Steven Sadwith Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Jonathan Rhys Meyers Won
Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Randy Quaid Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Camryn Manheim Nominated

Home media[edit]

The mini-series is available on a region-free DVD and was made available August 14, 2007.

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