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OJ Simpson American Crime Story Cast Kardashian
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Feb. 4 2016, Published 7:07 p.m. ET

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OJ Simpson American Crime Story Cast Kardashian
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Back in 1994, the People vs. O.J. Simpson trial for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Rob Goldman was the talk of the decade. Now fast forward two decades later, the big conversation is Ryan Murphy’s newest project, American Crime Story: The People Vs. O.J Simpson and the actors and actresses involved.

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Cuba Gooding Jr. films OJ Simpson's insane car chase in iconic white Bronco

Cuba Gooding Jr. films OJ Simpson’s insane car chase in iconic white Bronco
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Cuba Gooding, Jr. is famous for a number of films including his Oscar-winning role in Jerry Maguire, Boyz N The Hood, As Good As It Gets. This will be Cuba’s first appearance starring on television. Cuba, 48-year-old Bronx native that’s stands at only 5’10, is playing the role as O.J.

O.J. Simpson Sentenced In Kidnapping, Robbery Trial

O.J. Simpson Sentenced In Kidnapping, Robbery Trial
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O.J was born and raised in San Franscisco and was just one month away from turning 47-years-old. Unlike Cuba, O.J's body build is extremely noticeable since he stands at a reported 6'1.

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David Schwimmer is Kim Kardashian's dad for a day

David Schwimmer is Kim Kardashian’s dad for a day
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David Schwimmer is back on the small screen! Since Friends ended in 2004, this will be his first big role on television. If you couldn't tell by the streak of white hair, David is playing one of O.J's lawyers, the late Robert Kardashian.

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Brotherhood Crusade Gala Dinner

Brotherhood Crusade Gala Dinner
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In 2003, Robert lost his battle with esophageal cancer and left behind four young children (and now very famous celebrities) named Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, and Rob Kardashian.

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*EXCLUSIVE* John Travolta as Robert Shapiro in 'American Crime Story'

*EXCLUSIVE* John Travolta as Robert Shapiro in ‘American Crime Story’
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Oscar-nominated John Travolta is ready to take on the roll as Robert Shapiro! With his brief case and thick eyebrows, the 61-year-old actor is ready to take on the role as the defense attorney.

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Preliminary Hearing Following the Murders of O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife and Her Friend

Preliminary Hearing Following the Murders of O.J. Simpson’s Ex Wife and Her Friend
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Robert was only 52-year-old when the trial began. Way before American Crime Story aired, Robert published a book in 2009 about the case called The Search For Justice: A Defense Attorney's Brief On The O.J Simpson Case.

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Selma Blair filming American Crime Story and playing the part of Kris Jenner in Los Angeles

Selma Blair filming American Crime Story and playing the part of Kris Jenner in Los Angeles
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Selma Blair is channeling the role as the head of the Kardashian empire, Kris Jenner! With the short brown hair and sassy-attitude, Selma looks identical to the momager!

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“Cinderella” Release on Video
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It's crazy to think that we first met the Kardashian family during the O.J Simpson trial. The two families were extremely close, especially since Kris was one of Nicole's best friend.

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David Schwimmer films with his on screen 'little Kardashians'

David Schwimmer films with his on screen ‘little Kardashians’
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Meet little Rob Kardashian, Jr!

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David Schwimmer films with his on screen 'little Kardashians'

David Schwimmer films with his on screen ‘little Kardashians’
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The young actress playing Kourtney.

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David Schwimmer films with his on screen 'little Kardashians'

David Schwimmer films with his on screen ‘little Kardashians’
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The actress who is playing Kim is nailing the look with that bob! During the trial, Mrs. West was just 14-years-old. She is also joined by the actress who is playing Khloe.

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