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The final years of the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos' rule, from the assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983 to the People Power EDSA Revolution in 1986 that ousted Marcos. The film focuses on American TV journalist (Gary Busey), who finds himself in the middle of key events that lead to the downfall of the Marcos regime.

Series Cast

  1. Gary Busey

    Gary Busey

    Tony O'Neil

    3 Episodes

  2. Ruben Rustia

    Ferdinand Marcos (1988)

    3 Episodes

  3. Tessie Tomas

    Tessie Tomas

    Imelda Marcos (1988)

    3 Episodes

  4. Roy Alvarez

    Roy Alvarez

    Col. 'Tiger' Tecson

    3 Episodes

  5. Ray Ventura

    Ray Ventura

    Gen. 'Eddie' Ramos

    3 Episodes

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Last Season


1988 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of A Dangerous Life premiered on November 27, 1988.

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A Dangerous Life
A Dangerous Life


Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 120m



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