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John Adams (2008)

TV-14 Drama
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He United the States of America.


Adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through his years as an ambassador in Europe, then his terms as vice president and president of the United States, up to his death on July 4, 1826.

  1. Kirk Ellis


Series Cast

  1. Paul Giamatti as John Adams

    Paul Giamatti

    John Adams

    7 Episodes

  2. Laura Linney as Abigail Adams

    Laura Linney

    Abigail Adams

    7 Episodes

  3. Stephen Dillane as Thomas Jefferson

    Stephen Dillane

    Thomas Jefferson

    7 Episodes

  4. Danny Huston as Samuel Adams

    Danny Huston

    Samuel Adams

    7 Episodes

  5. David Morse as George Washington

    David Morse

    George Washington

    7 Episodes

  6. Sarah Polley as Abigail Adams Smith

    Sarah Polley

    Abigail Adams Smith

    7 Episodes

  7. Tom Wilkinson as Benjamin Franklin

    Tom Wilkinson

    Benjamin Franklin

    7 Episodes

  8. Steven Hinkle as Young John Quincy Adams

    Steven Hinkle

    Young John Quincy Adams

    7 Episodes

  9. Madeline Taylor as Young Nabby Adams

    Madeline Taylor

    Young Nabby Adams

    7 Episodes

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Last Season


2008 • 7 Episodes

Season 1 of John Adams premiered on March 15, 2008.


(1x7, April 20, 2008) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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