Son of the Morning Star 33 years old

The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.

Credits

Terry O'Quinn
Terry O'Quinn

Gen. Alfred Terry

Gary Cole
Gary Cole

George Armstrong Custer

Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette

Libby Custer

Rodney A. Grant
Rodney A. Grant

Crazy Horse

Robert Schenkkan
Robert Schenkkan

Capt. Weir

Stanley Anderson
Stanley Anderson

Ulysses S. Grant

Cast

Name Character
Terry O'Quinn He was 38 , now 71 years old as Gen. Alfred Terry
Gary Cole He was 34 , now 67 years old as George Armstrong Custer
Rosanna Arquette She was 31 , now 64 years old as Libby Custer
Rodney A. Grant He was 31 , now 64 years old as Crazy Horse
Robert Schenkkan He was 37 , now 70 years old as Capt. Weir
Stanley Anderson He was 51 , now 84 years old as Ulysses S. Grant
Edward Blatchford He was 18 , now 51 years old as Lt. Cooke
George Dickerson He was 57 , 81 years old when he died as Gen. Sherman

Crew

Name Job title
Mike Robe Directing Director
Melissa Mathison Writing She was 40 , 65 years old when she died Teleplay
Evan S. Connell Writing He was 66 , 88 years old when he died Novel
Son of the Morning Star poster
Son of the Morning Star (33 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1991-02-03
  • Runtime: [93] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 2