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Matthew De Meritt

Matthew De Meritt was born on April 21, 1970 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Matthew E. DeMeritt. He is known for his work on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Happy Birthday E.T. (2012) and The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005). See full bio »

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 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (special E.T. movement)
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 2012 Happy Birthday E.T. (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 The 100 Greatest Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
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Was born without legs. He walked on his hands. He was only a pre-teen while being a crew-member for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). He was put inside the E.T. suit and moved for E.T. in most of the scenes where E.T. gets into the kitchen and falls over drunk. There were also little people inside the suit and a woman doing his hands.

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