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Profiles in Courage is an American historical anthology series that was telecast weekly on NBC from November 8, 1964 to May 9, 1965. The series was based on the recently President John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage.

Series Cast

  1. Carl Benton Reid as Calhoun

    Carl Benton Reid


    2 Episodes

  2. Torin Thatcher as Sewall and Cannon

    Torin Thatcher

    Sewall, Cannon

    2 Episodes

  3. Laurence Naismith as George Mason and John Adams

    Laurence Naismith

    George Mason, John Adams

    2 Episodes

  4. Donald Harron as John Cotton and Governor Randolph

    Donald Harron

    John Cotton, Governor Randolph

    2 Episodes

  5. Simon Oakland as Captain Bogart and Perry Fuller

    Simon Oakland

    Captain Bogart, Perry Fuller

    2 Episodes

  6. Woodrow Parfrey as Governor William Brandon and Principal Ralston

    Woodrow Parfrey

    Governor William Brandon, Principal Ralston

    2 Episodes

  7. Whit Bissell as Myles and Woodrow Wilson

    Whit Bissell

    Myles, Woodrow Wilson

    2 Episodes

  8. Alfred Ryder as Garrison and Senator Nicholson

    Alfred Ryder

    Garrison, Senator Nicholson

    2 Episodes

  9. Walter Matthau as Andrew Johnson and Gov. John Slaton

    Walter Matthau

    Andrew Johnson, Gov. John Slaton

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1964 | 26 Episodes

Season 1 of Profiles in Courage premiered on November 8, 1964.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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