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The Act 

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Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The stranger-than-fiction true-crime series is based on a 2016 BuzzFeed article that detailed the shocking 2015 crime.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Patricia Arquette ...  Dee Dee Blanchard 8 episodes, 2019
Joey King ...  Gypsy Rose Blanchard 8 episodes, 2019
AnnaSophia Robb ...  Lacey 6 episodes, 2019
Chloë Sevigny ...  Mel 6 episodes, 2019
Calum Worthy ...  Nick Godejohn 5 episodes, 2019
Denitra Isler ...  Shelly 5 episodes, 2019
Rachel Ticotin ...  Gina 4 episodes, 2019
Steve Coulter ...  Dr. Evan Harley 3 episodes, 2019
Justin Miles 3 episodes, 2019
Ashley Dulaney ...  Journalist 2 episodes, 2019
Sawyer Schultz ...  Darren 2 episodes, 2019
BettyLynn Allison ...  Random Neighbor 2 episodes, 2019
William David Billions ...  Trey 2 episodes, 2019
Ella Harrison Ella Harrison ...  Child Gypsy / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Hanna Harrison Hanna Harrison ...  Child Gypsy / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Patricia French ...  Tina 2 episodes, 2019
Thomas Clay Strickland ...  Tyler 2 episodes, 2019
Rasheda Randle ...  Correctional Officer 2 episodes, 2019
Alisa Harris Alisa Harris ...  Nurse 2 episodes, 2019
Butch Hammett ...  Speaker 2 episodes, 2019
Holli Saperstein ...  Cabbie 2 episodes, 2019
Riley Patrick ...  Teen Girl 2 episodes, 2019
Charles D. Clark ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2019
David Michael-Smith David Michael-Smith ...  Coroner Tunney / ... 2 episodes, 2019
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Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The stranger-than-fiction true-crime series is based on a 2016 BuzzFeed article that detailed the shocking 2015 crime.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Act See more »

Filming Locations:

Effingham County, Georgia, USA See more »

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Joey King and Patricia Arquette both worked together in Medium (2005). See more »

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Referenced in Veronica Mars: Chino and the Man (2019) See more »

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Patricia Arquette is a Revelation
26 March 2019 | by krybacki-18216See all my reviews

She just keeps getting better and better. Her turn as Dee Dee Blanchard is even more riveting than her role in Escape from Dannemora. Hulu hits another home run.


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