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Off the record, on camera.


Sixteen years ago, Jack Tanner's bid for the White House ended at the 1988 Democratic convention. Now the former congressman is the subject of a documentary film directed by his daughter Alex focusing on the toll paid by failed contenders.

Series Cast

  1. Cynthia Nixon as Alex Tanner

    Cynthia Nixon

    Alex Tanner

    4 Episodes

  2. Michael Murphy as Jack Tanner

    Michael Murphy

    Jack Tanner

    4 Episodes

  3. Pamela Reed as T.J. Cavanaugh

    Pamela Reed

    T.J. Cavanaugh

    4 Episodes

  4. Matt Malloy as Deke Connors

    Matt Malloy

    Deke Connors

    4 Episodes

  5. Ilana Levine as Andrea Spinelli

    Ilana Levine

    Andrea Spinelli

    4 Episodes

  6. Luke Macfarlane as Stuart DeBarge

    Luke Macfarlane

    Stuart DeBarge

    4 Episodes

  7. Aasif Mandvi as Salim Barik

    Aasif Mandvi

    Salim Barik

    4 Episodes

  8. Harry Belafonte as Self

    Harry Belafonte


    4 Episodes

  9. Janeane Garofalo as Self

    Janeane Garofalo


    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2004 • 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Tanner on Tanner premiered on October 5, 2004.

The Awful Truth

(1x4, October 26, 2004) Season Finale

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Tanner on Tanner


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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