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Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Character)
from Awakenings (1990)

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Awakenings -- Robert De Niro and Robin Williams star in a story of the consequences of a maverick doctor's medical miracle.
Awakenings -- The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
Awakenings -- Clip: Robin Williams presents De Niro

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Dr. Malcolm Sayer is based loosely on Dr. Oliver Sacks... See more »

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  1. Awakenings (1990) Played by Robin Williams
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  1. The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991) (TV) Played by Robin Williams

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From Awakenings (1990)
Dr. Peter Ingham: Most died during the acute stage of the illness, during a sleep so deep they couldn't be roused. A sleep that in most cases lasted several months. Those who survived, who awoke, seemed fine, as though nothing had happened. Years went by - five, ten, fifteen - before anyone suspected they were not well...
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