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The Elephant Man (Character)
from The Elephant Man (1980)

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Biography:
Based on the real person Joseph... See more »
Alternate Names:
Elephant Man / John Merrick / Joseph Merrick

Filmography

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  1. "Ripper Street"
        - Am I Not Monstrous? (2013) TV episode, Played by Joseph Drake (as Joseph Merrick)
        - Pure as the Driven (2013) TV episode, Played by Joseph Drake (as Joseph Merrick)
  2. How to Make a David Lynch Film (2010) Played by Joe McClean (as Elephant Man)

  3. "The Cleveland Show"
        - The One About Friends (2009) TV episode, Played by Alec Sulkin (as John Merrick)
  4. Freaks of the Moon (2004) (TV) Played by David Hartman (as Elephant Man)
  5. From Hell (2001) Played by Anthony Parker (as John Merrick)

  6. "Phil Cool"
        - Episode #1.2 (1992) TV episode, Played by Phil Cool

  7. The Elephant Man (1982) (TV) Played by Philip Anglim (as John Merrick)
    ... aka "ABC Theatre of the Month: The Elephant Man" - USA (series title)
  8. The Elephant Man (1980) Played by John Hurt (as John Merrick)
    ... aka "Elephant Man" - Japan (English title)

  9. Heartbreak (1931) Played by Charles Farrell (as John Merrick)
Archive Footage:
  1. Maquillando entre monstruos (2007) (TV) Played by John Hurt (as John Merrick)

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Quotes:
From The Elephant Man (1980)
John Merrick: [after seeing pictures of Dr. Treves' family] Would you care to see my mother?
Dr. Frederick Treves: [surprised] Your mother? Yes please.
[John pulls out a small portrait]
Mrs. Treves: Oh but she's... Mr. Merrick, she's beautiful!
John Merrick: Oh, she had the face of an angel!
[sadly]
John Merrick: I must have been a great disappointment to her.
Mrs. Treves: No, Mr. Merrick, no. No son as loving as you could ever be a disappointment.
John Merrick: If only I could find her, so she could see me with such lovely friends here now; perhaps she could love me as I am. I've tried so hard to be good.
[Mrs. Treves begins to cry]
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