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Elvis (also known as Elvis: The Miniseries or Elvis: The Early Years) is a 2005 biographical CBS mini-series written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and directed by James Steven Sadwith. It chronicles the rise of American music icon Elvis Presley from his high school years to his international superstardom.
|Written by||Patrick Sheane Duncan|
|Directed by||James Steven Sadwith|
|Starring||Jonathan Rhys Meyers|
|Music by||Steve Dorff|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||173 minutes|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||May 8 –|
May 11, 2005
The cast includes Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis, Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid as "Colonel" Tom Parker, Camryn Manheim as Gladys Presley, Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley, Tim Guinee as Sam Phillips, Jack Noseworthy as Steve Binder, Antonia Bernath as Priscilla Presley, Stuart Greer as Captain Beaulieu, Clay Steakley as Bill Black, Mark Adam as Scotty Moore, John Boyd West as Red West and Randy McDowell as Gene Smith.
Meyers won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his performance as Elvis Presley.
- Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis Presley
- Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret
- Randy Quaid as Colonel Tom Parker
- Camryn Manheim as Gladys Presley
- Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley
- Tim Guinee as Sam Phillips
- Jack Noseworthy as Steve Binder
- Antonia Bernath as Priscilla Presley
- Stuart Greer as Captain Beaulieu
- Clay Steakley as Bill Black
- Mark Adam as Scotty Moore
- John Boyd West as Red West
- Randy McDowell as Gene Smith.
- Jill Jane Clements as Marion Keisker
Awards and nominationsEdit
The mini-series is available on a region-free DVD and was made available August 14, 2007.
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