Robert Altman's Gun

Synopsis

A miniseries consisting of six short films with one thing in common – a single handgun.

EJO's Role

Edward James Olmos in Robert Altman's Gun

Edward James Olmos pays Father Santos in the final installment, "Father John" (Part 6).

The Numbers

"Robert Altman's Gun" originally aired in April-May 1997 on ABC.

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The Films

Edward James Olmos in Robert Altman's Gun

"The Shot"

Main Cast
  • Kathy Baker as Dora Hochfelder
  • Daniel Stern as Harvey Hochfelder
  • Zachary McLemore as Buck Hochfelder
  • Ed Begley Jr. as The Director
  • Clint Howard as The Homeless Guy
  • Eddie Velez as Detective Jiminez
  • Lawrence LeJohn as Detective Becker
  • Kathy Ireland as Herself
  • Kathleen Sullivan as Herself
Crew
  • Director: James Foley
  • Executive Producers: Robert Altman and James Steven Sadwith
  • Screenplay: James Steven Sadwith
  • Music: Lee Curreri and Jeff Rona

Full Cast and Crew at IMDb.com

"Ricochet"

Main Cast
  • Martin Sheen as Van Guinness
  • Wil Wheaton as Bilchick
  • Christopher McDonald as Lutz
  • Nancy Travis as Diane Esheo
  • Tess Harper as Virginia
  • Bud Cort as Lazy Eye Pete
  • Kirk Baltz as Vasso
Crew
  • Director: Peter Horton
  • Executive Producers: Robert Altman and James Steven Sadwith
  • Screenplay: Clyde Hayes
  • Music: Jeff Rona

Full Cast and Crew at IMDb.com

"Columbus Day"

Main Cast
  • Rosanna Arquette as Lilly Difideli
  • James Gandolfini as Walter Difideli
  • Peter Horton as Jack Keyes
  • Tom Wright as Mickey
Crew
  • Director: James Steven Sadwith
  • Producers: Robert Altman, Robert Dwek, Louis G. Friedman, Donald Kushner, Peter Locke, James Steven Sadwith
  • Screenplay: James Steven Sadwith
  • Music: P.J. Hanke

Full Cast and Crew at IMDb.com

"All the President's Women"

Main Cast
  • Daryl Hannah as Jill Johnson
  • Sally Kellerman as Frances
  • Tina Lifford as Sally
  • Randy Quaid as Bill Johnson
  • Jennifer Tilly as Phyllis
  • Sean Young as Paula
  • Robert Andre as Julio
  • Dirk Blocker as Clifford Sutton
  • John Considine as Harlan
  • Nicholas Coster as Parker Stanley Tyler
Crew
  • Director: Robert Altman
  • Producers: Robert Altman, Robert Dwek, Donald Kushner, Peter Locke, James Steven Sadwith, and Sascha Schneider
  • Screenplay: Anne Rapp and James Steven Sadwith
  • Music: Roy Hay

Full Cast and Crew at IMDb.com

"The Hole"

Main Cast
  • Rutanya Alda as Clara Munday
  • Johnny Whitworth as James Munday
  • Troy Evans as Harold Munday
  • Max Gail as Dick Sproule
  • Polly (Cole) Cusumano as Joanna Sproule
  • Carrie Fisher as Nancy
  • Kirsten Dunst as Sondra
  • Drake Bell as Brendan
  • Donal Logue as Luke
  • Cliff Bemis as Merle
  • Bill Bolender as Allan
  • Joe Pichler as Tad
Crew
  • Director: Ted Demme
  • Executive Producers: Robert Altman and James Steven Sadwith
  • Screenplay: James Steven Sadwith
  • Music: Jeff Rona

Full Cast and Crew at IMDb.com

"Father John"

Main Cast
  • Edward James Olmos as Father Santos
  • Fred Ward as James Farragut
  • Maria Conchito Alonso as Marti
  • Brooke Adams as Joyce
  • Angela Alvarado as Gloria
  • Tony Plana as Innez
  • Andriano Gonzalez as Tick
Crew
  • Director: Jeremiah Chechik
  • Executive Producers: Robert Altman and James Steven Sadwith
  • Screenplay: Joe Cacaci and James Steven Sadwith
  • Music: Michael Burns

Full Cast and Crew at IMDb.com

Trivia
  • "Robert Altman's Gun" episode "Father Santo" unites Edward James Olmos with several actors he's worked with on many occasions, including Maria Conchita Alonso and Tony Plana.

Awards
  • 1997 Emmy Awards: Two nominations (Outstanding Cinematography for a Series and Outstanding Main Title Design)
  • 1998 Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards: Nominated for a Golden Reel for Best Sound Editing - Television Episodic - Effects & Foley
  • 1998 Young Artist Awards: Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young Actor, Zachary McLemore

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