F.D.R. -- The Last Year | 1979

Jason Robards, who was seen as Leland Hayward initially only the night before, starred as a dying Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this dramatization of Jim Bishop's book, and garnered an Emmy Award nomination as ...more

Cast

... Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Actor (1979-1980)

... Eleanor Roosevelt

Actor (1979-1980)

... General "Pa" Watson

Actor (1979-1980)

... Grace Tully

Actor (1979-1980)

... Admiral Leahy

Actor (1979-1980)

... Dr Howard Bruenn

Actor (1979-1980)

... Lucy Rutherford

Actor (1979-1980)

... Admiral McIntire

Actor (1979-1980)

... Andre Gromyko

Actor (1979-1980)

... Cousin Daisy

Actor (1979-1980)

... Josef Stalin

Actor (1979-1980)

... Prettyman

Actor (1979-1980)

Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Jason Robards, who was seen as Leland Hayward initially only the night before, starred as a dying Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this dramatization of Jim Bishop's book, and garnered an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actor. This production, taped rather than filmed, also brought a Supporting Actress nomination to Eileen Heckart for her Eleanor Roosevelt, whom she previously had portrayed in "Backstairs at the White House."

Writers

Screenplay (1979-1980)

Book as Source Material (1979-1980)

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