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Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries.

Series Cast

  1. Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell

    Peter the Great

    4 Episodes

  2. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave


    4 Episodes

  3. Vladimir Ilin

    Vladimir Ilin

    Earl Sheremetief

    4 Episodes

  4. Boris Plotnikov

    Boris Plotnikov


    4 Episodes

  5. Vsevolod Larionov

    Vsevolod Larionov

    Prince Sukhorukov

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1986 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Peter the Great premiered on February 2, 1986.

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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 480m



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