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Benjamin Franklin (2002)

1h 30m
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An epic yarn spanning most of the 18th century, the series follows Franklin's career from humble beginnings in Boston to international superstardom: first as a scientist and revolutionary, and then as a founding father and America's first diplomat to France.

Series Cast

  1. Colm Feore as narrator

    Colm Feore


    3 Episodes

  2. Richard Easton as Benjamin Franklin

    Richard Easton

    Benjamin Franklin

    3 Episodes

  3. Dylan Baker as Benjamin Franklin

    Dylan Baker

    Benjamin Franklin

    3 Episodes

  4. David Adkins

    John Jay

    3 Episodes

  5. Gerry Bamman as Paul Wentworth

    Gerry Bamman

    Paul Wentworth

    3 Episodes

  6. Blair Brown as Jane Mecom

    Blair Brown

    Jane Mecom

    3 Episodes

  7. Anthony Cochrane as George

    Anthony Cochrane


    3 Episodes

  8. Peter Donaldson

    John Adams

    3 Episodes

  9. Ronald Guttman as Le Comte de Vergennes

    Ronald Guttman

    Le Comte de Vergennes

    3 Episodes

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Last Season


2002 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Benjamin Franklin premiered on November 19, 2002.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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