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Rupert Pupkin (Character)
from The King of Comedy (1982)

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The King of Comedy -- Oscar Winner Robert Di Nero stars in Martin Scorsese's dark satire as a desperate comedian who kidnaps his TV idol (Jerry Lewis) in an attempt to claim the spotlight for himself.
The King of Comedy -- Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin wants to achieve success in showbiz, by resorting to stalking his idol, a late night talk show host who craves his own privacy.

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  1. The King of Comedy (1982) Played by Robert De Niro
    ... aka "King of Comedy" - Japan (English title)

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From The King of Comedy (1982)
Jerry Langford: Alright, look pal, I gotta tell you... this is a crazy business, but it's not unlike any other business. There are ground rules, and you don't just walk on to a network show without experience. Now I know it's an old, hackneyed expression, but it happens to be the truth. You've got to start at the bottom.
Rupert Pupkin: I know. That's where I am, at the bottom.
Jerry Langford: Well, that's the perfect place to start.
Rupert Pupkin: I know that, but I'm not say... there's gotta be...
Jerry Langford: It looks so simple to the viewer at home, those things that come so easily, that are so relaxed, and looks like it's a matter of just taking another breath. It takes years and years and years of honing that.
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