Father Damien: The Leper Priest (1980)

10/26/1980 (US) 1h 35m
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The dramatization of the life of the 19th century priest who devoted himself to service in Hawaii's leper colony cast Ken Howard in the title role as a last-minute replacement for David Janssen, who had just died and to whose memory this film is dedicated. Nominated for Emmy Awards were Peter Matz for his music score, as well as the movie's makeup artist and hairstylist.

  1. Steve Gethers


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ken Howard

    Ken Howard

    Father Damien

  2. William Daniels

    William Daniels

    Bishop Koeckemann

  3. Mike Farrell

    Mike Farrell


  4. Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Bishop Maigret

  5. David Ogden Stiers

    David Ogden Stiers

    Dr. Mouritz

  6. Sydney Lassick

    Sydney Lassick


  7. Logan Ramsey

    Logan Ramsey

    Captain Sweeney

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Original Language English

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