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The Atlanta Child Murders is a TV miniseries that aired on February 10 and 12, 1985 on CBS. Inspired by true events, the miniseries examines the so-called "Atlanta child murders" of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Series Cast

  1. Jason Robards as Alvin Binder

    Jason Robards

    Alvin Binder

    2 Episodes

  2. James Earl Jones as Major Walker

    James Earl Jones

    Major Walker

    2 Episodes

  3. Rip Torn as Lewis Slaton

    Rip Torn

    Lewis Slaton

    2 Episodes

  4. Morgan Freeman as Ben Shelter

    Morgan Freeman

    Ben Shelter

    2 Episodes

  5. Calvin Levels as Wayne Williams

    Calvin Levels

    Wayne Williams

    2 Episodes

  6. Lynne Moody as Selena Cobb

    Lynne Moody

    Selena Cobb

    2 Episodes

  7. Ruby Dee as Faye Williams

    Ruby Dee

    Faye Williams

    2 Episodes

  8. Gloria Foster as Camille Bell

    Gloria Foster

    Camille Bell

    2 Episodes

  9. Paul Benjamin as Homer Williams

    Paul Benjamin

    Homer Williams

    2 Episodes

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Season 1

1985 • 2 Episodes

Season 1 of The Atlanta Child Murders premiered on February 10, 1985.

Episode 2

(1x2, February 12, 1985) Season Finale

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The Atlanta Child Murders


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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