Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story

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A former parole officer (Jami Gertz) offers support and motivation to Houston high-school students whose parents are incarcerated. The fact-based drama, while overly preachy, delivers a bevy of strong performances by the relatively unknown actors playing the at-risk kids. Ernie Hudson. Cody: Stacy Meadows Jr. Lisa: Sicily Sewell. Jamal: Trent Cameron. D (more…)

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Legal Loophole Lets Jami Gertz Play Hero

Jami Gertz, in a manner of speaking, waited a Lifetime to portray a real-life lifesaver in the cable channel's Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (premiering tonight at 9 pm/ET). But her patience paid off, and she stepped into the rol… Read more

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