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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), Nixon (1995) and L.A. Story (1991). He was married to Sara Whitehead Dudley and Freddy Medora Espy. He died on September 26, 2003 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting Psychologist
(1997)
Nixon
Nixon President's Lawyer
(1995)
L.A. Story
L.A. Story Straight Weatherman
(1991)
Just Visiting
Just Visiting Dr. Brady
(2001)

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 2001 Just Visiting
Dr. Brady
 1999 Edtv
Panel Member
 1998 The Last Days of Disco
Clubgoer
 1997 Good Will Hunting
Psychologist
 1995 Nixon
President's Lawyer
 1995 Just Cause
Elder Phillips
 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
 1985 Volunteers
Lawrence Bourne Jr.
 1981 Reds
Horace Whigham
 1978 If Ever I See You Again
Lawrence Lawrence
 1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
Quentin Reynolds
 1970 Rio Lobo
4th Gunman
 1968 The Detective
Reporter (uncredited)
 1968 Beyond the Law
Mayor
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia
Bedouin (uncredited)
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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:

Plimpton was the long-time Editor, and one of the founders, of "The Paris Review". He interviewed Ernest Hemingway for the magazine. See more »

Nickname:

Prince of Cameos

Star Sign:

Pisces

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