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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. John Colicos as Patrick Henry

    John Colicos

    Patrick Henry

    2 Episodes

  3. Woodrow Parfrey as Principal Ralston and Governor William Brandon

    Woodrow Parfrey

    Principal Ralston, Governor William Brandon

    2 Episodes

  4. Whit Bissell as Woodrow Wilson and Myles

    Whit Bissell

    Woodrow Wilson, Myles

    2 Episodes

  5. Alfred Ryder as Senator Nicholson and Garrison

    Alfred Ryder

    Senator Nicholson, Garrison

    2 Episodes

  6. John Hoyt as Mr. Finchley and Lodge

    John Hoyt

    Mr. Finchley, Lodge

    2 Episodes

  7. Simon Oakland as Captain Bogart and Perry Fuller

    Simon Oakland

    Captain Bogart, Perry Fuller

    2 Episodes

  8. Torin Thatcher as Cannon and Sewall

    Torin Thatcher

    Cannon, Sewall

    2 Episodes

  9. Russell Collins as Adams Sr. and Foote

    Russell Collins

    Adams Sr., Foote

    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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