A profile of actor John Forsythe (1918-2010), recalling his early TV and film career, his first big break (replacing Henry Fonda in Broadway's "Mr. Roberts"), and his most famous roles, including the disembodied voice in "Charlie's Angels" and Blake Carrington on "Dynasty."
The life and career of Ricardo Montalban (1920-2009) are recalled by his daughter Anita; his son Mark; and colleagues Edward James Olmos, Florence Henderson, James Whitmore and William Shatner. Bill Mumy narrates.
A profile of television, film and stage actress Shelley Winters (1920-2006) who won Oscars for her roles in “The Diary of Anne Frank” and “A Patch of Blue”; and was outspoken in political and social issues. Among those commenting: Diane Ladd; Laura Dern; Sally Kirkland; Lainie Kazan; and Connie Stevens.
The life and legacy of Pope John Paul II (1920-2005), born Karol Wojtyla. Included: his childhood; his years as a seminarian in Poland during World War II; his fight against Communism; and the 1981 attempt on his life.
A bittersweet profile of Marlon Brando (1924-2004) draws on archival footage, old interviews and vintage film clips as it recalls the two-time Oscar winner's life. Included: “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “On the Waterfront,” “Julius Caesar,” “The Wild One” and his 1972 comeback as “The Godfather.”