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The Cleaner 

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A guy transforms his life by taking control over his addictions and using his story to help others.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Grace Park ...  Akani Cuesta 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Benjamin Bratt ...  William Banks 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Amy Price-Francis ...  Melissa Banks 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Esteban Powell ...  Arnie Swenton 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Liliana Mumy ...  Lula Banks 20 episodes, 2008-2009
Brett DelBuono ...  Ben Banks 19 episodes, 2008-2009
Kevin Michael Richardson ...  Darnell McDowell 13 episodes, 2008
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A guy transforms his life by taking control over his addictions and using his story to help others.

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Sometimes your only hope is someone who's been there before

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Puhastaja See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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(26 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Follow That Sound
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Written by Sharon Little and Scot Sax
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My view on "The Cleaner"
14 October 2008 | by mlsongbirdkeyofcSee all my reviews

I began watching this show with the very first episode. I maybe would have not given it much thought, however, my husband has been in recovery from addiction for about 14 months now. He loves the show and can relate to so many of the addicts Mr. Banks helps. It is real for him. I like the show and can relate with the families of the addict. My husband and I have been married 25 years and addiction has been a major struggle in both our families for most of our lives. This show is a wonderful look at both sides of the addiction. Not only the addict but also the affects it has on the family member dealing with the addict... I will look forward to many more episodes of The Cleaner. God bless William Banks for saying, I'm not gonna take it anymore... My husband would love to meet the man behind the show. Is there a way???


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