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Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story is an American television film based roughly on real-life events. It recounts the story of Jefferson, Wisconsin teacher's assistant Diane Borchardt, who hired teen students first to spy on her cheating husband and later to kill him. The film begins with the murder then traces in flashback the events leading up to it, followed by the subsequent police investigation leading to arrests and eventual murder convictions of both Borchardt and the teens.

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Series Cast

  1. Ann-Margret as Diane Kay Borchardt


    Diane Kay Borchardt

    2 Episodes

  2. Peter Coyote as Ruben Borchardt

    Peter Coyote

    Ruben Borchardt

    2 Episodes

  3. Leslie Hope as Claire Brown

    Leslie Hope

    Claire Brown

    2 Episodes

  4. Christian Campbell as Doug Vest

    Christian Campbell

    Doug Vest

    2 Episodes

  5. Tobey Maguire as Chuck Borchardt

    Tobey Maguire

    Chuck Borchardt

    2 Episodes

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Season 1

1996 • 2 Episodes

Season 1 of Seduced by Madness premiered on February 25, 1996.

Episode 2

(1x2, February 26, 1996) Season Finale

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Seduced by Madness


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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