Falcon Crest

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Falcon Crest
Falcon Crest-Logo.jpg
Premiere December 4, 1981
Finale May 18, 1990
Creator Earl Hamner
Network CBS
Style 60-minute drama
Company Amanda & MF Productions,
Lorimar Television
Seasons 9
Episodes 227
Origin USA

Falcon Crest is a drama that aired on CBS.

The series revolves around the feuding factions of the wealthy Gioberti/Channing family in the Californian wine industry. Jane Wyman starred as Angela Channing, the tyrannical matriarch of the Falcon Crest Winery, alongside Robert Foxworth as Chase Gioberti, Angela's nephew who returns to Falcon Crest following the death of his father. The series was set in the fictitious Tuscany Valley (modeled after the Napa Valley) northeast of San Francisco

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Jane Wyman Angela Gioberti Channing Erikson Stavros Agretti 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Robert Foxworth Chase Gioberti 1 2 3 4 5 6
David Selby Richard Channing 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Lorenzo Lamas Lance Cumson 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ana Alicia Melissa Agretti Cumson Gioberti 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Samantha Ross 8
William R. Moses Cole Gioberti 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Jamie Rose Victoria Gioberti Hogan Stavros 1 2 3
Dana Sparks 6 7 8
Abby Dalton Julia Channing Cumson 1 2 3 4 5 6
Mel Ferrer Phillip Erikson 1 2 3
Brett Cullen Dan Fixx 6 7
David Beecroft Nick Agretti 8
Rod Taylor Frank Agretti 7 8 9
Kristian Alfonso Pilar Ortega Cumson 8 9
Margaret Ladd Emma Channing 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Laura Johnson Terry Hartford Ranson 3 4 5
Paul Freeman Gustav Riebmann 4
Sarah Douglas Pamela Lynch 3 4
Ken Olin Father Christopher 5
Simon MacCorkindale Greg Reardon 4 5
John Callahan Eric Stavros 5 6 7
Wendy Phillips Lauren Sharpe Daniels Channing 9
Andrea Thompson Genele Ericson 9
Chao-Li Chi Chao-Li Chi 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Cesar Romero Peter Stavros 5 6 8
Gregory Harrison Michael Sharpe 9
Susan Sullivan Maggie Donovan Hartford Gioberti Channing 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Bob Curtis Father Bob 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
John Saxon Tony Cumson 1 6 7
Robert Loggia 2
Mary Kate McGeehan Linda Caproni Gioberti 2 3 4
Joseph Lambie Sheriff Dan Robbins 2 3 4
Roy Thinnes Nick Hogan 2 3
Shannon Tweed Diana Hunter 2
Jason Goldberg Joseph Gioberti 3 4 5 6 7
Ken Letner Spheeris 3 4
Cliff Robertson Dr. Michael Ranson 3
Barbara Howard Robin Agretti 4 5
Kate Vernon Lorraine Prescott 4
Edward Albert Jeff Wainwright 5 6
John Bennett Perry Sheriff Gilmore 5 6
Jill Jacobson Erin Jones 5 6
Cindy Riegel Cindy 5 6
Anne Archer Cassandra Wilder 5
Morgan Fairchild Jordan Roberts 5
Daniel Greene Dwayne Cooley 5
Carl Held Garth 6 7 8
Jane Badler Meredith Braxton 6
Marjoe Gortner Vince Karlotti 6
Robin Greer Dina Wells 6
Kim Novak Kit Marlowe 6
Brandon Kasper Kevin Channing 7 8
Jesse Stock 9
Alexander Ross DeAngelis Michael Channing 7
Taylor Brigode 7
Robert Hy Gorman 8 9
Brandon Douglas Ben Agretti 8
Dan Ferro Tommy Ortega 8

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One December 4, 1981 April 16, 1982 18
Season Two October 1, 1982 March 11, 1983 22
Season Three September 30, 1983 May 18, 1984 28
Season Four September 28, 1984 May 24, 1985 30
Season Five October 4, 1985 May 22, 1986 29
Season Six October 3, 1986 May 15, 1987 28
Season Seven October 2, 1987 May 6, 1988 28
Season Eight October 28, 1988 May 19, 1989 22
Season Nine September 29, 1989 May 18, 1990 22

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season April 20, 2010 4

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The Complete Second Season March 1, 2011 6

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The Complete Third Season May 28, 2013 1

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