Band of Brothers

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Band of Brothers
Premiere September 9, 2001
Finale November 4, 2001
Based on the book by
Stephen Ambrose
Network/Provider HBO
Style miniseries
Company DreamWorks SKG,
Playtone Company,
Episodes 10
Origin USA

Band of Brothers, a 10-episode miniseries based on the historical non-fiction book of the same name by writer Stephen Ambrose, tells the story of Easy Company, one of the subdivisions of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. The miniseries follows Easy Company from their training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia through the cessation of hostilities in the European theater, showing Easy's role in several major conflicts such as the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge, among others.

The similar - but unrelated - HBO series The Pacific aired in 2010.


Main Cast

Actor Character
Main Cast
Dale Dye Colonel Robert Sink
Damian Lewis Major Richard Winters
Ron Livingston Captain Lewis Nixon
Matthew Settle Captain Ronald Speirs
David Schwimmer Captain Herbert Sobel
Neal McDonough 1st Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton
Rick Warden 1st Lt. Harry Welsh
Donnie Wahlberg 2nd Lt. C. Carwood Lipton
Frank John Hughes Staff Sergeant William Guarnere
Kirk Acevedo Staff Sergeant Joseph Toye
Matthew Leitch Staff Sergeant Floyd "Tab" Talbert
Dexter Fletcher Staff Sergeant John Martin
Peter Youngblood Hills Staff Sergeant Darrel "Shifty" Powers
Scott Grimes Technical Sergeant Donald Malarkey
James Madio Sergeant Frank Perconte
Rick Gomez Sergeant George Luz
Michael Cudlitz Sergeant Denver "Bull" Randleman
Richard Speight, Jr. Sergeant Warren "Skip" Muck
Shane Taylor Corporal Eugene "Doc" Roe
Ross McCall Corporal Joseph Liebgott
Peter McCabe Corporal Donald Hoobler
Tim Matthews Corporal Alex Penkala
Nicholas Aaron Private Robert "Popeye" Wynn
Eion Bailey Private David Kenyon Webster
Marc Warren Private Albert Blithe
Robert Laing Private Edward "Babe" Heffron


# Title Airdate
1 Currahee September 9, 2001
2 Day of Days September 9, 2001
3 Carentan September 16, 2001
4 Replacements September 23, 2001
5 Crossroads September 30, 2001
6 Bastogne October 7, 2001
7 The Breaking Point October 14, 2001
8 The Last Patrol October 21, 2001
9 Why We Fight October 28, 2001
10 Points November 4, 2001


DVD and Blu-ray Releases


Title Release Date #
Complete Series
Band of Brothers November 5, 2002 6



Title Release Date #
Complete Series
Band of Brothers November 11, 2008 6


Soundtrack Releases

Title Release Date Music By #
Band of Brothers Soundtrack August 28, 2001 Michael Kamen 20

External Sites