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Dr. Frederick Treves (Character)
from The Elephant Man (1980)

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The Elephant Man -- Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick. "The Elephant Man" (Hurt), when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon (Anthony Hopkins). Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.

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Alternate Names:
Frederick Treaves / Frederick Treves


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  1. "Ripper Street"
        - A White World Made Red (2016) TV episode, Played by Paul Ready (as Frederick Treves)
        - Am I Not Monstrous? (2013) TV episode, Played by Paul Ready (as Frederick Treves)
        - Pure as the Driven (2013) TV episode, Played by Paul Ready (as Frederick Treves)

  2. The Elephant Man (1982) (TV) Played by Kevin Conway (as Frederick Treves)
    ... aka "ABC Theatre of the Month: The Elephant Man" - USA (series title)
  3. Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981) (TV) Played by Dan Aykroyd
  4. The Elephant Man (1980) Played by Anthony Hopkins (as Frederick Treves)
    ... aka "Elephant Man" - Japan (English title)

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From The Elephant Man (1980)
Mrs. Treves: I'm very pleased to meet you, Mr. Merrick.
John Merrick: I'm very pleased...
[John begins to cry]
Dr. Frederick Treves: What is it, John? What's the matter?
John Merrick: It's just that I-I'm not used to being treated so well by a beautiful woman...
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