Waco (2018)
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The Strangers Across the Street 

ATF agent Jacob Vasquez begins undercover surveillance and befriends David Koresh.


John Erick Dowdle


John Erick Dowdle (developed for television by), Drew Dowdle (developed for television by) | 5 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Shannon ... Gary Noesner
Taylor Kitsch ... David Koresh
Andrea Riseborough ... Judy Schneider
Paul Sparks ... Steve Schneider
Rory Culkin ... David Thibodeau
Shea Whigham ... Mitch Decker
Melissa Benoist ... Rachel Koresh
John Leguizamo ... Jacob Vazquez
Julia Garner ... Michele Jones
Camryn Manheim ... Balenda Thibodeau
Christopher Stanley ... Edward Wiggins
Demore Barnes ... Wayne Martin
Annika Marks ... Kathy Schroeder
Steven Culp ... Peter Hardwick
Andy Umberger ... Perry Jones


ATF agent Jacob Vasquez begins undercover surveillance and befriends David Koresh.

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31 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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John Leguizamo was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie category for his role as Jacob Vazquez in Waco (2018), but lost to Jeff Daniels from Godless (2017). See more »


When Jacob is briefed as to where the ATF believes the Davidians' guns are stored, he takes the map, folds up, and puts it all the way into his shirt pocket. In the next shot, it's poking out, and as he leaves the safe house, it's in his hand and he puts it into his pocket again. See more »


Wayne Martin: I had a friend run our neighbors' plates, and they're all registered to a government building in Houston.
Steve Schneider: They're federal agents of some kind.
David Koresh: We don't know that.
Steve Schneider: David, what more do you need? They're not ranchers. Why are you refusing to see this?
David Koresh: Steven... you yourself came here to disprove me. But when I showed you the truth, did you not believe me? Yes or no?
Steve Schneider: Yes! Yes.
David Koresh: Wayne, your wife dragged you here kicking and screaming. But when I showed you the truth about your son, did you not ...
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why this is so underratted?
24 October 2018 | by matiasbockermanSee all my reviews

Great cast, genious storytelling, well directed with great atmosphere. Did'nt expect such an effort in this series Cause it is so underratted. Such a shame Cause this is a really high quality series.

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