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The Looming Tower

While Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda become a global threat, the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently sets the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the Iraq War.


Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels

John O'Neill

Tahar Rahim
Tahar Rahim

Ali Soufan

Peter Sarsgaard
Peter Sarsgaard

Martin Schmidt

Michael Stuhlbarg
Michael Stuhlbarg

Richard Clarke

Wrenn Schmidt
Wrenn Schmidt

Diane Priest

Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin

George Tenet


Name Character
Jeff Daniels He was 63 , now 67 years old as John O'Neill
Tahar Rahim He was 36 , now 41 years old as Ali Soufan
Peter Sarsgaard He was 46 , now 51 years old as Martin Schmidt
Michael Stuhlbarg He was 49 , now 54 years old as Richard Clarke
Wrenn Schmidt She was 35 , now 39 years old as Diane Priest
Alec Baldwin He was 59 , now 64 years old as George Tenet
Bill Camp He was 56 , now 60 years old as Robert Chesney
Annie Parisse She was 42 , now 47 years old as Liz
Yul Vazquez He was 52 , now 57 years old as Jason Sanchez
Louis Cancelmi as Vince Stuart
Ella Rae Peck She was 27 , now 32 years old as Heather
Kenneth Fok He was 38 , now 43 years old as Chuck Esposito


Name Job title
Lester Cohen Art He was 116 , 61 years old when he died Production Design
Michael Slovis Directing Director
Ali Selim Directing He was 57 , now 61 years old Director
Alex Gibney Directing He was 64 , now 68 years old Director
Alex Gibney Production He was 64 , now 68 years old Executive Producer
Craig Zisk Directing He was 68 , now 72 years old Director
Craig Zisk Production He was 68 , now 72 years old Executive Producer
Will Bates Sound He was 26 , now 31 years old Music
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The Looming Tower (4 years)


  • First Air Date: 2018-02-28
  • Runtime: [50] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 10