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Michael Dukakis


Michael Dukakis, three-term governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who served longer in that post than any other person in history, is best remembered in history as the 1988 Democratic candidate for President in an election in which Ronald Reagan's vice president, George Bush, effectively used "Swift Boat" tactics to undermine Dukakis' ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ann Richards' Texas
(2012)
A Man Among Giants
(2008)
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story Himself - Democratic Nominee
(2008)
The Junior Defenders
(2007)

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 1997 Groupies
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 1991 Cheers (TV Series)
Mike Dukakis
- Sam Time Next Year (1991) ... Mike Dukakis (as Mike Dukakis)
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2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Gov. Mike Dukakis | Governor Michael S. Dukakis | Michael S. Dukakis | Mike Dukakis

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I made a deliberate decision not to respond, and that was a colossal mistake. - on how the attack ads contributed to his loss in the 1988 presidential race See more »

Trivia:

Oscar-winning composer John Williams, who was then principal conductor of the Boston Pops orchestra, wrote "Fanfare for Michael Dukakis" in 1988 at the request of Dukakis' father-in-law Harry Ellis Dickson, then the associate conductor of the Boston Pops. The piece was premiered under the baton of Dickson at that year's Democratic National Convention in Atlanta. See more »

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