Open main menu

The Stranger Who Looks Like Me is a 1974 American made-for-television drama film starring Meredith Baxter (credited as Meredith Baxter-Birney), Beau Bridges and Walter Brooke. The cast includes Whitney Blake, who was Meredith Baxter's real-life mother; Bill Vint, who starred in the drive-in classic Macon County Line, as well as future Dallas star Patrick Duffy, who has a small part. The film originally premiered as the ABC Movie of the Week on March 6, 1974.[1]

The Stranger Who Looks Like Me
Written byGerald Di Pego
Directed byLarry Peerce
StarringMeredith Baxter
Beau Bridges
Walter Brooke
Music byGeorge Tipton
Paul Williams
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Edward S. Feldman
Producer(s)Lillian Gallo
CinematographyMario Tosi
Editor(s)Eve Newman
Running time74 minutes
Production company(s)Filmways Television
Original networkABC
Original releaseMarch 6, 1974 (1974-03-06)


Joanne Denver was adopted at birth and is searching for her birth parents. She meets Chris Schroeder, who is also adopted and is searching for his birth parents.


  1. ^ "Lillian Gallo, Pioneering TV Producer, Dies at 84". The Hollywood Reporter. 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2012-06-26.

External linksEdit