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George Plimpton (I) (1927–2003)


George Plimpton was born on March 18, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA as George Ames Plimpton. He was an actor and writer, known for Good Will Hunting (1997), When We Were Kings (1996) and Plimpton! The Great Quarterback Sneak (1971). He was married to Sara Whitehead Dudley and Freddy Medora Espy. He died on September 26, 2003 in Manhattan, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting Henry Lipkin - Psychologist
(1997)
When We Were Kings
When We Were Kings Himself - Writer
(1996)

Filmography

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 2001-2002 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series)
Winterhoff / Mr. Parker / John Barrett / ...
- Immune to Murder (2002) ... Cook
- The Silent Speaker: Part 2 (2002) ... Winterhoff
- The Silent Speaker: Part 1 (2002) ... Winterhoff
- Help Wanted, Male (2002) ... General Carpenter
- Murder Is Corny (2002) ... Nathaniel Parker
 2001 Bullet in the Brain (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Deadline (TV Series)
- Red Herring (2001)
 2000 Woman Found Dead in Elevator (Short)
Famous Author
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series)
Spelling Bee Judge
- Spell Check (2000) ... Spelling Bee Judge
 1999 Edtv
Panel Member
 1998 The Last Days of Disco
Clubgoer
 1997 Good Will Hunting
Henry Lipkin - Psychologist
 1995 Just Cause
Elder Phillips
 1994 Wings (TV Series)
Dr. Greyson
- The Shrink (1994) ... Dr. Greyson
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1991 Little Man Tate
Winston F. Buckner
 1991 L.A. Story
Straight Weatherman
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Well Wisher
 1989 Easy Wheels
Surgeon
 1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Clinton Brandauer
- Starfire (1989) ... Clinton Brandauer
 1985 Volunteers
Lawrence Bourne Jr.
 1984 Mouseterpiece Theater (TV Series)
 1981 Reds
Horace Whigham
 1978 If Ever I See You Again
Lawrence Lawrence
 1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
Quentin Reynolds
 1976 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Audience Member
- Anthony Perkins/Betty Carter (1976) ... Audience Member
 1970 Rio Lobo
4th Gunman
 1968 The Detective
Reporter (uncredited)
 1968 Beyond the Law
Mayor
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia
Bedouin (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (61 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Mattel Electronics Intellivision "Intelligent Television" video game console and cartridges (1980s). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

(Regarding his acting career): "I don't think I'd ever get anything more than a very small role. 'The Prince of the Cameos,' they might call me." See more »

Trivia:

As of the most recent calculation by The Oracle of Bacon, Plimpton is no. 1000 on the list of the top 1000 actors and actresses with low "center of the film universe" numbers. His "Plimpton Number" average is 2.911. Not bad for a journalist who has appeared in fewer than 25 theatrical films. See more »

Nickname:

Prince of Cameos

Star Sign:

Pisces

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