...First Do No Harm

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1997
  • Running time: 120 min
...First Do No Harm is a 1997 American made-for-television drama film directed by Jim Abrahams about a boy whose severe epilepsy, unresponsive to medications with terrible side effects, is controlled by the ketogenic diet. Aspects of the story mirror... read more

...First Do No Harm is a 1997 American made-for-television drama film directed by Jim Abrahams about a boy whose severe epilepsy, unresponsive to medications with terrible side effects, is controlled by the ketogenic diet. Aspects of the story mirror Abrahams' own experience with his son Charlie.

Original Release

02/16/1997

US Release

02/16/1997

Cast

Meryl Streep Lori Reimuller
Fred Ward Dave Reimuller
Allison Janney Dr. Melanie Abbasac
Seth Adkins Robbie Reimuller
Margo Martindale Marjean
Oni Faida Lampley Marsha Williams
Leo Burmester Bob Purdue
Tom Butler Dr. Jim Peterson
Mairon Bennett Lynne Reimuller
Michael Yarmush Mark Reimuller
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jim Abrahams

Writers

Ann Beckett

Cast

Meryl Streep Lori Reimuller
Fred Ward Dave Reimuller
Allison Janney Dr. Melanie Abbasac
Seth Adkins Robbie Reimuller
Margo Martindale Marjean
Oni Faida Lampley Marsha Williams
Leo Burmester Bob Purdue
Tom Butler Dr. Jim Peterson
Mairon Bennett Lynne Reimuller
Michael Yarmush Mark Reimuller
Sean McCann
Millicent Kelly Self
Philip Williams
Philip Akin
Damir Andrei
Marcia Bennett Gail
Charlie Abrahams Playroom Playmate
Diana Belshaw Business Rep.
Lorraine Brockway Lili's Grandmother
Tannis Burnett Grocery Checker

Producers

Jim Abrahams Executive Producer
Howard Braunstein Executive Producer
Michael Jaffe Executive Producer
Meryl Streep Executive Producer
Alda Neves Producer

Editors

Terry Stokes

1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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