The White Shadow

  • 1978
  • TV Show
  • None

An ex-NBA player coaches a racially mixed high-school team in a tough inner-city section of Los Angeles. Storylines aren't strictly confined to the court, the locker room and class, but extend beyond school grounds to follow events in players' lives, in their homes and on the streets. Created and executive produced by Bruce Paltrow, `The White Shadow' r (more…)

Premise

An ex-NBA player coaches a racially mixed high-school team in a tough inner-city section of Los Angeles. Storylines aren't strictly confined to the court, the locker room and class, but extend beyond school grounds to follow events in players' lives, in their homes and on the streets. Created and executive produced by Bruce Paltrow, `The White Shadow' received Emmy nominations for best drama in 1980 and 1981.

Cast

Former Cast

Jim Willis (pilot only)
1 Episode (2000)

Guest Stars

Louisa, Old woman
Luther Tucker
Marlene, Marlene Sandler
Alfre Woodard
Sandra Wilcox
Mrs. Bradley
Robbie Maine
Johnny (Bartender)
LuAnn Mackey
Man in Jake's bar
Mrs. Pettrino
Woodshop teacher
Coach Katherine Bilello
Woman in charge
Police sergeant
Dr. Sanders
Det. Eisenberg
First kid at airport
Mrs. Goldstein
Ella Fitzgerald
Maxine Jeffreys
Jackie Hayward
Second kid at airport
Anne-Marie Reilly
Mr. Goldstein
Mr. Bellerini

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