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A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the unpublished writer F. Scott Fitzgerald and moves through their passionate, turbulent love affair and their marriage-made in heaven, lived out in hell as the celebrity couple of their time.

  1. Dawn Prestwich


  2. Nicole Yorkin


Series Cast

  1. Christina Ricci

    Christina Ricci

    Zelda Fitzgerald

    10 Episodes

  2. Gavin Stenhouse

    Gavin Stenhouse

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    10 Episodes

  3. David Strathairn

    David Strathairn

    Judge Anthony Sayre

    10 Episodes

  4. Kristine Nielsen

    Kristine Nielsen

    Minnie Sayre

    10 Episodes

  5. David Hoflin

    David Hoflin

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    10 Episodes

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Last Season

Z: The Beginning of Everything

Season 1

2017 | 10 Episodes

Season 1 of Z: The Beginning of Everything premiered on January 27, 2017.

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Z: The Beginning of Everything
Z: The Beginning of Everything



Status Canceled


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  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 27m, 30m



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