The Executioner's Song

Crime, Adaptation
In his Emmy Award-winning role as Outstanding Actor in a Drama Special, Tommy Lee Jones is convicted killer Gary Gilmore during his final nine months, spanning his parole, his reimprisonment, and the firing squad ...more

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... Gary Gilmore

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... Nicole Baker

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... Brenda Nicol

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... Uncle Vern Damico

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... Johnny Nicol

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... Larry Samuels

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... Earl Dorius

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... April Baker

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... Pete Galovan

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... Rikki Wood

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... Kathryne Baker

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... Val Conlan

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Synopsis

In his Emmy Award-winning role as Outstanding Actor in a Drama Special, Tommy Lee Jones is convicted killer Gary Gilmore during his final nine months, spanning his parole, his reimprisonment, and the firing squad execution he demanded of the state of Utah in January 1977. Rosanna Arquette, as his hot-blooded teenage girlfriend, received an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actress, and author Norman Mailer was nominated for the teleplay he adapted from his best-selling book. Emmy nominations in the technical field went to its sound editor and sound mixer.

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