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The Kennedys (TV Mini-Series 2011) Poster

(2011)

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Tom Wilkinson and Diana Hardcastle play husband and wife, Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy, while in real life, they are married since 1988 with two daughters.
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Greg Kinnear (Kennedy) was only 158-days-old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
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The TV miniseries was originally produced by the History Channel, only to be ultimately shelved due to unsuitability issues, further compounded by the Kennedy family's apparent dissatisfaction with the series. Eventually the mini-series was picked up by the Albuquerque-based ReelzChannel whose on-air personalities include movie aficionados Leonard Maltin and Richard Roeper.
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Lead stars Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes previously co-starred together as an engaged couple in The Gift (2000).
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Katie Holmes plays JFK's wife Jacqueline Kennedy in this TV Miniseries while her former co-star Michelle Williams played JFK's rumored mistress Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011). This would make their "characters" romantic rivals as they were while co-star on Dawson's Creek (1998).
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Actors Barry Pepper and Tom Wilkinson later co-starred together in The Lone Ranger (2013).
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In Selma (2018), Tom Wilkinson (who plays Joe Kennedy in this mini-series) played Lyndon B. Johnson, who was sworn into presidency immediately following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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