This mini-series chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, before the days of A.I.D.S. and crack, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug, and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.

5 Episodes

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Episode 3
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Cast of Tales of the City

OD
Olympia DukakisAnna Madrigal
DM
Donald MoffatEdgar Halcyon
CW
Chloe WebbMona Ramsey
LL
Laura LinneyMary Ann Singleton
MD
Marcus D'AmicoMichael "Mouse" Tolliver
TG
Thomas GibsonBeauchamp Day
PG
Paul GrossBrian Hawkins
BG
Barbara GarrickDeDe Halcyon Day
BC
Billy CampbellDr. Jon Fielden
NF
Nina FochFrannie Halcyon
SD
Stanley DeSantisNorman Neal Williams
CW
Cynda WilliamsD'orothea Wilson
MF
Meagen FayBinky Gruen
PP
Parker PoseyConnie Bradshaw
KS
Kevin SessumsPeter Cipriani
PD
Paul DooleyHerb Tolliver
MJ
Michael JeterCarson Callas
SS
Syd StrawLaurel
PB
Paul BartelCharles Hillary Lord
BM
Belita MorenoAlice Tolliver
MS
Meadow SistoCheryl Moretti
LL
Lance LoudWilliam Devereaux Hill
BM
Bob MackieRichard Evan Hampton
IM
Ian McKellenArchibald Anson Gidde
EA
Edie AdamsRuby Miller
RS
Robert Downey Sr.Edgar's Doctor
KB
MP
Mary Kay PlacePrue Giroux
SF
Stephanie FaracyCandi Moretti
LC
Lou CutellHerb Siegel
JG
Janeane GarofaloCoppola Woman
G
GenderDrag Queen
DH
Darin HeamesSkate Guy
MS
McLean StevensonBooter Manigault
MB
Michael BaileySkating Nun
ML
Mother LoveMotherly Waitress
VB
JF
John FleckVincent
AM
Armistead MaupinWriter in Window (uncredited)
MR
Marissa RibisiReceptionist
AT
AR
Amy RyderFrieda
TR
Tom Alan RobbinsSupermarket Creep
PM
Philip MoonLionel Wong
KY
Kelvin Han YeeTaxi Driver
DN
Don NovelloFather Sarducci
EN
Elise NealSpa Instructor
LB
Lucille BlissCable Car Lady
DB
David BrisbinLemon Candles
MM
Michael McFallMichael's Friend
HP
Howard PlattMr. Wilson
RS
Rod SteigerBookshop Owner
SM
Sam MoorePreacher
LM
Lisa MoncureSpa Attendant
VD
Vaginal DavisEndup Emcee
DA
Dave AlvinChauffeur

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