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'The People vs. O.J. Simpson'

Updated 5:29 PM ET, Tue February 2, 2016
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Two decades after the O.J. Simpson murder trial riveted the nation, the case is back on TV as a 10-part dramatization on the FX network. "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," with Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson, premieres February 2. Here's a look at other key players from the 1994-1995 saga and the actors portraying them.
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Veteran movie and TV actor Courtney B. Vance ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent") plays Johnnie Cochran, Simpson's smooth-talking defense attorney. FX/HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images
Sarah Paulson, a regular on FX's "American Horror Story," plays beleaguered prosecutor Marcia Clark. FX/AFP/Getty Images
John Travolta, the cast's biggest star, portrays defense lawyer Robert Shapiro, a key member of Simpson's legal team. FX/Mujung CHUN/AFP/Getty Images
David Schwimmer ("Friends") is Robert Kardashian, a trusted Simpson adviser and father to three soon-to-be-famous daughters. FX/Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images
Billy Magnussen plays Kato Kaelin, perhaps Los Angeles' most famous houseguest. Kaelin lived on Simpson's property and was a witness for the prosecution. FX/AFP/Getty Images