Daniel is a 1983 film which was adapted by E. L. Doctorow from his novel The Book of Daniel. It was directed by Sidney Lumet. The film was based on the life story of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted as spies and executed by the United States government in 1953 for giving nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union. This story follows their fictionalized son as he attempts to find out the truth. Paul and Rochelle Isaacson (the Rosenbergs) are played by Mandy Patinkin and Lindsay Crouse. Their son Daniel is played by Timothy Hutton, his wife Phyllis by Ellen Barkin, and their (fictional) daughter Susan by Amanda Plummer. In actuality the Rosenbergs had two sons, Michael and Robert. Ed Asner also stars.
Daniel is a highly successful movies. This was Sidney Lumet’s 13th Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was Network. The leading actors for that Movie are Edward Asner, Mandy Patinkin, and Timothy Hutton.
Edward Asner was born on 1929-11-15 in Kansas City, Missouri, and won
2 awards. Emmy (Primetime) in 2007.
Mandy Patinkin was born on 1952-11-30 in Chicago, Illinois, and won
9 awards. Golden Globe in 1995.