Baby M


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A two-part miniseries dramatizing the story of Mary Beth Whitehead, the surrogate mother who bore a child for William and Elizabeth Stern, but decided to keep "Baby M" rather than give it up at birth. The drama depicts the world-famous court battle that resulted from her action.

Film Details

Also Known As
Baby M Story, The
Release Date
1988
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; CFI Hollywood; Cinema Research Corporation; Horta Editorial & Sound; Howard Anderson Company; Universal Clearances
Location
California, USA; New Jersey, USA; New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A two-part miniseries dramatizing the story of Mary Beth Whitehead, the surrogate mother who bore a child for William and Elizabeth Stern, but decided to keep "Baby M" rather than give it up at birth. The drama depicts the world-famous court battle that resulted from her action.

Cast

Jobeth Williams

Mary Beth Whitehead

John Shea

William Stern

Bruce Weitz

Rick Whitehead

Robin Strasser

Elizabeth Stern

Anne Jackson

Lorraine Abraham

Dabney Coleman

Gary N Skoloff

Bruce Mcgill

Harold Cassidy

Dakin Matthews

Judge Harvey R Sorkow

Jenny Lewis

Tuesday Whitehead

Dana Wheeler-nicholson

Sherri Messer

Annabella Price

Sue Herganhan

Lonny Chapman

Joseph Messer

Nancy Addison

Joanne Cahill

Tricia O'neil

Dr Grief

Ben Slack

Dr Schechter

Brian Peter Green

Ryan Whitehead

Lesley Woods

Catherine Messer

Allan Wasserman

Grosman

Matt Roe

Paul Koenig

Flo Dire

Dr Silverman

Julie Parish

John Debello

Channing Chase

Reporter

Lisa Raggio

Receptionist

Linda Porter

Dr Linwohner

J Michael Flynn

Dr Brodzinsky

Laura Owens

Kathy Tyler

John Petlock

Noel Keane

Robert King

Dr Klein

Michael Young

Lone Reporter

Gerry Black

Butiff

James Paradise

Photographer

Julie Parrish

Nurse In Hospital

Charles Gruder

Dr Kopelwicz

Steve Arnoll

Dr Marino

Stuart Nisbet

Marybeth'S Doctor

Chris Hendril

Permatologist

Michael Pressman

Ophtheimologist

Lisa Dinkins

Nurse

Frances Labyorteaux

Women At Nursery

Stephen Liska

Officer Lange

Hector Estrada

Florida Deputies

John Lebello

Florida Deputies

Fred Baker

Plainclothesmen

Dennismorgan Strange

Plainclothesmen

Dale Swann

Desk Sergeant

James Occhino

Priest

Jesse Ehrlich

Rabbi

Naomi Stevens

Lady In Airport

Kate Pinlayson

Protestor

Helene Udy

Protestor

Annie Etue

Protestor

Mary Petine

Protestor

Harriet Medin

Protestor

Evelyn Bakerges

Reporter

Dian Kobayashi

Reporter

Alexander Folk

Reporter

Bonnie Emerson

Reporter

Jeff Lippa

Reporter

John Rixey Moore

Reporter

Travis Swords

Reporter

Jan Connery

Reporter

Jenny Lewis

Film Details

Also Known As
Baby M Story, The
Release Date
1988
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; CFI Hollywood; Cinema Research Corporation; Horta Editorial & Sound; Howard Anderson Company; Universal Clearances
Location
California, USA; New Jersey, USA; New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States May 22, 1988

Aired in United States May 23, 1988

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Original title: "The Baby M Story."