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Miniseries based on the 1977 autobiography by Philip Caputo about his service in the United States Marine Corps in the early years of American involvement in the Vietnam War.

Series Cast

  1. Brad Davis

    Brad Davis

    Philip "Phil" Caputo

    2 Episodes

  2. Keith Carradine

    Keith Carradine

    Lt. Murph McCoy

    2 Episodes

  3. Richard Bradford

    Richard Bradford

    Gen. Merle Rupert

    2 Episodes

  4. Brian Dennehy

    Brian Dennehy

    Sgt. Ned Coleman

    2 Episodes

  5. Michael O'Keefe

    Michael O'Keefe

    Lt. Walter Cohen

    2 Episodes

  6. Gavan O'Herlihy

    Gavan O'Herlihy


    2 Episodes

  7. Jeff Daniels

    Jeff Daniels


    2 Episodes

  8. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne


    2 Episodes

  9. John Herzfeld

    John Herzfeld

    The Drill Instructor

    2 Episodes

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Last Season


1980 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of A Rumor of War premiered on September 24, 1980.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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