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American Crime Story 

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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.
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Top Rated TV #205 | Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 88 wins & 106 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Sterling K. Brown ...  Christopher Darden 10 episodes, 2016
Kenneth Choi ...  Judge Lance Ito 10 episodes, 2016
Christian Clemenson ...  Bill Hodgman 10 episodes, 2016
Cuba Gooding Jr. ...  O.J. Simpson 10 episodes, 2016
Bruce Greenwood ...  Gil Garcetti 10 episodes, 2016
Nathan Lane ...  F. Lee Bailey 10 episodes, 2016
Sarah Paulson ...  Marcia Clark 10 episodes, 2016
David Schwimmer ...  Robert Kardashian 10 episodes, 2016
John Travolta ...  Robert Shapiro 10 episodes, 2016
Courtney B. Vance ...  Johnnie Cochran 10 episodes, 2016
Darren Criss ...  Andrew Cunanan 9 episodes, 2018
Dale Godboldo ...  Carl E. Douglas 9 episodes, 2016
Ariel D. King ...  Arnelle Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
Tye White ...  Jason Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
Angel Parker ...  Shawn Chapman 8 episodes, 2016
Jessica Blair Herman ...  Kim Goldman 7 episodes, 2016
Leonard Roberts ...  Dennis Schatzman 7 episodes, 2016
Joseph Siravo ...  Fred Goldman 7 episodes, 2016
Susan Beaubian ...  Armanda Cooley / ... 7 episodes, 2016
P.L. Brown ...  Easter Island / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Roslyn Gentle ...  The Demon / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Jeris Poindexter ...  Juror / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Jenna Willis ...  Tanya Brown 7 episodes, 2016
Edgar Ramírez ...  Gianni Versace 6 episodes, 2018
Chris Conner ...  Jeffrey Toobin 6 episodes, 2016
Rob Morrow ...  Barry Scheck 6 episodes, 2016
Robert Morse ...  Dominick Dunne 6 episodes, 2016
Keesha Sharp ...  Dale Cochran 6 episodes, 2016
Kelsey Griswold ...  Dominique Brown 6 episodes, 2016
Chuck Ashworth ...  Bailiff / ... 6 episodes, 2016-2018
Mary Anne McGarry ...  Juditha Brown 6 episodes, 2016
Ricky Martin ...  Antonio D'Amico 5 episodes, 2018
Penélope Cruz ...  Donatella Versace 5 episodes, 2018
Annaleigh Ashford ...  Elizabeth Cote 5 episodes, 2018
Chris Bauer ...  Detective Tom Lange 5 episodes, 2016
Jordana Brewster ...  Denise Brown 5 episodes, 2016
Garrett M. Brown ...  Lou Brown 5 episodes, 2016
Michael McGrady ...  Detective Phillip Van Atter 5 episodes, 2016
Steven Pasquale ...  Detective Mark Fuhrman 5 episodes, 2016
Christopher Boyer ...  Juror / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Cocoa Brown ...  Queen Bee / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Diana Daves Diana Daves ...  Golden Girl / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Virginia Louise Smith ...  Francine Florio-Bunten / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Noree Victoria ...  En Vogue / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Cassius M. Willis Cassius M. Willis ...  Juror / ... 5 episodes, 2016
China Shavers ...  Shirley Simpson 5 episodes, 2016
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD's history with the city's African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt. Written by FX Networks

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The trial isn't the whole story. This is.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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USA

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English

Release Date:

2 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Katrina: American Crime Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Initially during casting for season one, Sarah Paulson was actually rumored for the role of Nicole Brown Simpson, the murder victim and ex-wife of O.J. Simpson. Ultimately, she was instead cast as Marcia Clark, the prosecutor who was part of the case, winning an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her performance. See more »

Goofs

In re-enacted freeway scenes, numbered exit signs can be seen. California didn't begin to number freeway exits until 2002, after the events depicted. See more »

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FX is getting really good at making TV shows
4 March 2016 | by michaeljtrubicSee all my reviews

This is just excellent.

First rate productions are the best way to attract a first rate cast. Excellent writing of course, brilliant dialogue as well as character design. Another reviewer said that it was better than the real thing - it is. I remember absolutely hating Marcia Clarke and here she is very well played and not overly done. She is very watchable - in real life I had to turn her off very often.

The actors Kenneth Choi and Mr. Courteny B Vance have roles of a lifetime and they are running with them. The intricacies of Judge Ito and the boundless energy and passion of Johnnie Cochran are captivating and very well casted.

Particularly informative is interactions between the lawyers on both sides. It is well paced and focused, it flows cleanly from one scene to another. I wish more programming could flow from FX.


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