African Skies - Netflix

An adventure series about two teenagers, one black and one white, living in post-Apartheid South Africa. Rory lives with his mother on a large range out in the countryside, while Jam lives with his mother while his father runs a medical clinic far away. Together, the two friends get into various adventures, often having to rely on each other to get out of trouble.

African Skies - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1992-10-11

African Skies - Robert Mitchum filmography - Netflix

Robert Mitchum was an American actor who was in over 110 films and TV series over the course of his career. He is ranked as #23 on the American Film Institute's list of the 50 greatest American screen legends of all time. His first credited named role was as Quinn in the 1943 film Border Patrol. That same year he appeared in the films Follow the Band, Beyond the Last Frontier, Cry 'Havoc' and Gung Ho! as well as several Hopalong Cassidy films including Colt Comrades, Bar 20, False Colors, and Riders of the Deadline. In 1944, he starred in the western film Nevada as Jim Lacy aka Nevada and a year later in the film West of the Pecos as Pecos Smith. During the 1940s, he also cast in the films Undercurrent (1946), Crossfire (1947), Out of the Past (1947) and The Big Steal (1949). He co-starred in films with several Golden Age actresses such as Ava Gardner in My Forbidden Past (1951), Jane Russell in His Kind of Woman (1951), Lizabeth Scott in The Racket (1951), again with Russell in Macao (1952), Susan Hayward in The Lusty Men (1952), Marilyn Monroe in River of No Return (1954), and Rita Hayworth in Fire Down Below (1957). He also played numerous military roles such as playing Colonel Steve Janowski in One Minute to Zero (1952), Corporal Allison, USMC in Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957), Captain Murrell in The Enemy Below (1957), Brigadier General Norman Cota in The Longest Day (1962), Lieutenant Colonel Barney Adams in Man in the Middle (1963), Admiral William F. Halsey in Midway (1976) and Colonel Rogers in Breakthrough (1979). Among his best-known films of the 1970s were the crime stories The Friends of Eddie Coyle, The Yakuza and Farewell, My Lovely (in which he played Philip Marlowe), along with David Lean's epic drama, Ryan's Daughter. His later roles in the 1980s up until 1995 included Nightkill (1980), That Championship Season (1982), Mr. North (1988), Scrooged (1988), Cape Fear (1991), and Waiting for Sunset (1995). He was also the narrator for the 1993 western film Tombstone. His television work included playing Capt. Victor “Pug” Henry in the mini-series The Winds of War (1983) and again in War and Remembrance (1988). He was also in the 1985 miniseries North and South with Patrick Swayze and the 1989 miniseries Brotherhood of the Rose with Connie Sellecca. He had a reoccurring role in the TV series A Family for Joe (1990) and African Skies (1992).

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