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Gus Grissom (Character)
from The Right Stuff (1983)

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The Right Stuff -- The original US Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

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Alternate Names:
Virgil 'Gus' Grissom


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  1. Hidden Figures (2016) Played by Devin McGee
    ... aka "Dream" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  2. "The Astronaut Wives Club"
        - Landing (2015) TV episode, Played by Joel Johnstone
        - The Dark Side (2015) TV episode, Played by Joel Johnstone
        - Abort (2015) TV episode, Played by Joel Johnstone
        - Rendezvous (2015) TV episode, Played by Joel Johnstone
        - In the Blind (2015) TV episode, Played by Joel Johnstone
          (5 more)
  3. "Hotel Secrets & Legends"
    ... aka "Mysteries at the Hotel" - USA (alternative title)
        - Space Race, Ghosts of Silver City, Surviving the Everglades (2014) TV episode, Played by Max Raines

  4. "American Dreams"
    ... aka "Our Generation" - Australia, USA (working title)
        - It's My Life (2005) TV episode, Played by Kevin McCorkle
  5. T-20 Years and Counting (2003) (V) Played by Fred Ward

  6. "From the Earth to the Moon"
        - We Have Cleared the Tower (1998) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
        - Can We Do This? (1998) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
        - Apollo One (1998) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
  7. That Thing You Do! (1996) Played by Bryan Cranston (as Virgil 'Gus' Grissom)

  8. The Right Stuff (1983) Played by Fred Ward
    ... aka "Right Stuff" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)

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From The Right Stuff (1983)
Henry Luce: Now, I want them all to meet my people who will write their true stories, Naturally these stories will appear in Life magazine under their own bylines: For example, "by Betty Grissom", or "by Virgil I. Grisson", or...
Gus Grissom: Gus!
Henry Luce: What was that?
Gus Grissom: Gus. Nobody calls me by... that other name.
Henry Luce: Gus? An astronaut named "Gus"? What's your middle name?
Gus Grissom: Ivan.
Henry Luce: Ivan... ahem... well. Maybe, Gus isn't so bad, might be something there... All right, all right. You can be Gus.
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