Fatal Vision (miniseries)
|Based on||Fatal Vision|
by Joe McGinnis
|Screenplay by||John Gay|
|Story by||Joe McGinniss|
|Directed by||David Greene|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||2|
William B. Stich
|Running time||200 minutes|
|Production company||National Broadcasting Company|
|Original release||November 18–19, 1984|
Fatal Vision is a 1984 American television miniseries based on the Fatal Vision controversy, and the book of the same name, about the murders of the wife and daughters of U.S. Army officer Jeffrey R. MacDonald at Fort Bragg in 1970.
- Gary Cole as Capt. Jeffrey R. MacDonald, MD
- Karl Malden as Freddy Kassab
- Eva Marie Saint as Mildred Kassab
- Barry Newman as Bernie Segal
- Wendy Schaal as Colette MacDonald
- Andy Griffith as Victor Worheide
- Judith Barsi as Kimberly MacDonald
The miniseries originally aired on NBC on November 18–19, 1984.
Fatal Vision was also nominated for Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special and for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup, David Greene for Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special, and John Gay for Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special.
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- Boedeker, Hal (February 21, 2004). "Malden's Reliable Support Marks Career Achievement". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved December 2, 2020.