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My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story

Fact-based story about the controversial conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard (Peter Strauss) for the murder of his wife in Cleveland. The story picks up with his conviction and concentrates on his son's (Henry Czerny) efforts 40 years later to find evidence that his father was innocent of the crime. The story was the basis for the film and TV series of "The Fugitive".

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My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story Cast

Name Character
John Colicos He was 69, 71 years old when he died as Richard Eberle
Henry Czerny He was 39, now 63 years old as Sam "Chip" Sheppard
Peter Strauss He was 51, now 75 years old as Dr. Sam Sheppard
John Bourgeois He was 42, now 65 years old as Dr. Robert Sheppard
Lindsay Frost She was 36, now 60 years old as Marilyn Sheppard
Janet-Laine Green She was 46, now 70 years old as Ariane

My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story Crew

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My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (23 years)

  • Release day: Tuesday, November 17, 1998
  • Runtime: 95 minutes