- 'Challenger Disaster' TV film stars William Hurt Updated: Nov-13-13 7:55 pm
- JFK portrayals brought challenge for screen actors Updated: Nov-13-13 5:20 pm
NEW YORK - The watching world was horrified when, on Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded over Cape Canaveral, Florida, just seconds after liftoff. Seven crew members, including beloved Teacher-In-Space Christa McAuliffe, lost their lives and the manned space program was dealt a nearly mortal blow.
LOS ANGELES - A wide range of actors have played President John F. Kennedy in the movies and on TV, starting even before his assassination 50 years ago. Some memorable portrayals: