A Dangerous Life

A Dangerous Life (1988)

  • Genre: Drama
  • First Air Date: 1988-11-27
  • Last Air Date: 1988-11-29
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 3
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 120 min.
  • Production Country: Australia
  • Networks: HBO
  • Director: Robert Markowitz


The final years of the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos' rule, from the assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983 to the People Power EDSA Revolution in 1986 that ousted Marcos. The film focuses on American TV journalist (Gary Busey), who finds himself in the middle of key events that lead to the downfall of the Marcos regime.

  • Keywords: philippines, miniseries, 1980s
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    A Dangerous Life Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1988-11-27
    3 Episodes

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    • Gary Busey

      as Tony O'Neil
    • Ruben Rustia

      as Ferdinand Marcos (1988)
    • Tessie Tomas

      as Imelda Marcos (1988)
    • Roy Alvarez

      as Col. 'Tiger' Tecson
    • Ray Ventura

      as Gen. 'Eddie' Ramos
    • Johnny Delgado

      as Lt. Col. 'Red' Kapunan
    • Joonee Gamboa

      as Juan 'Johnny' Ponce Enrile
    Directing Robert Markowitz Director
    Camera James Bartle Director of Photography
    Production Hal McElroy Producer
    Writing David Williamson Writer