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The Andromeda Strain (12-Mar-1971)

Director: Robert Wise

Writer: Nelson Gidding

From novel: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

Music by: Gil Mellé

Keywords: Sci-Fi, Virus

The government "SCOOP" satellite launched to locate microorganisms in outer space crashes near the town of Piedmont, New Mexico; whatever the satellite brought back quickly kills nearly all the residents of Piedmont. Samples of the contaminant are brought back to the secret "Wildfire Lab" in the Nevada desert for research by a team of four scientists, but it is far from clear that Andromeda will allow itself to be contained. Received Oscar nominations for Best Set Decoration and Best Editing. Received also a Hugo nomination for Best Dramatic Presentation.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Bull
Actor
26-Jun-1924 3-Feb-2014 Nels on Little House on the Prairie
John Carter
Actor
26-Nov-1927   Lt. John Biddle on Barnaby Jones
Arthur Hill
Actor
1-Aug-1922 26-Oct-2006 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
Paula Kelly
Actor
21-Oct-1943   Sweet Charity
James Olson
Actor
8-Oct-1930   Rachel, Rachel
Frances Reid
Actor
9-Dec-1913 3-Feb-2010 Alice Horton on Days of Our Lives
Kate Reid
Actor
4-Nov-1930 27-Mar-1993 The Andromeda Strain
Ken Swofford
Actor
25-Jul-1933   Quentin Morloch on Fame
David Wayne
Actor
30-Jan-1914 9-Feb-1995 The Andromeda Strain

CAST

Starring
Arthur Hill   ...   Dr. Jeremy Stone
David Wayne   ...   Dr. Charles Dutton
James Olson   ...   Dr. Mark Hall
Kate Reid   ...   Dr. Ruth Leavitt
Co-Starring
Paula Kelly   ...   Karen Anson
George Mitchell   ...   Jackson
Ramon Bieri   ...   Maj. Manchek
with
Peter Hobbs   ...   Gen. Sparks
Kermit Murdock   ...   Dr. Robertson
Richard O'Brien   ...   Grimes
Eric Christmas   ...   Senator from Vermont
Mark Jenkins   ...   Lt. Shawn
Peter Helm   ...   Sgt. Crane
Joe Di Reda   ...   Sgt. Burk
Carl Reindel   ...   Lt. Comroe
Ken Swofford   ...   Toby
Frances Reid   ...   Clara Dutton
Richard Bull   ...   Major
John Carter   ...   Morton

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