The Defenders (1961–1965)

TV Series  |   |  Drama

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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

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  • Robert Reed, E.G. Marshall, and Susan Oliver in The Defenders (1961)
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Reginald Rose

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More than half of the actors who played jurors in 12 Angry Men (1957) have roles in the show. In addition to E.G. Marshall, Martin Balsam, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, Ed Begley, and Robert Webber appeared in multiple episodes, often as District Attorneys or judges. Furthermore, Ossie Davis appeared in eight episodes as District Attorney Daniel ... ...


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Release Date:

16 September 1961



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