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Spalding Gray (1941–2004)


Spalding Gray was born on June 5, 1941 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Spalding Rockwell Gray. He was an actor and writer, known for Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Kate & Leopold (2001) and The Paper (1994). He was married to Kathleen Russo and Renée Shafransky. He died on January 10, 2004 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Swimming to Cambodia
(1987)
Kate & Leopold
Kate & Leopold Dr. Geisler
(2001)
The Paper
The Paper Paul Bladden
(1994)
True Stories
True Stories Earl Culver
(1986)

Filmography

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 2003 The Paper Mache Chase (Short)
Dr. Calhoun
 2001 How High
Prof. Jackson
 2001 Kate & Leopold
Dr. Geisler
 2001 Revolution #9
Scooter McCrae
 2001 Julie Johnson
Mr. Tom Miranda
 1999 The Mike O'Malley Show (TV Series)
Professor Beaumont
- Out of Their League (1999) ... Professor Beaumont
 1999 Coming Soon
Mr. Jennings
 1997-1998 The Nanny (TV Series)
Dr. Jack Miller
- Call Me Fran (1998) ... Dr. Jack Miller
- From Flushing with Love (1997) ... Dr. Jack Miller
- Fair Weather Fran (1997) ... Dr. Jack Miller
- Mommy and Mai (1997) ... Dr. Jack Miller
- The Boca Story (1997) ... Dr. Jack Miller
 1997 Bliss
Alfred
 1996 Jimmy Zip (Short)
 1996 Diabolique
Simon Veatch
 1995 Glory Daze
Jack's Dad
 1995 Drunks
Louis
 1995 Beyond Rangoon
Jeremy Watt
 1995 Bad Company
Walter Curl
 1994 The Paper
Paul Bladden
 1993 Zelda (TV Movie)
Sayre
 1993 King of the Hill
Mr. Mungo
 1993 The Pickle
Doctor
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Priest
 1992 Straight Talk
Dr. Erdman
 1991 To Save a Child (TV Movie)
Hobart
 1990 The Image (TV Movie)
Frank Goodrich
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
Stage Manager
- Our Town (1989) ... Stage Manager
 1988 Beaches
Dr. Richard Milstein
 1988 Clara's Heart
Peter Epstein
 1988 Stars and Bars
Reverend T.J. Cardew
 1987 What You Mean We? (TV Movie)
Talk Show Host (voice)
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Gary
- Bedtime Story (1987) ... Gary
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Edward Niles
- I Confess (1987) ... Edward Niles
 1986 Alive from Off Center (TV Series)
Talk Show Host
- What You Mean We? (1986) ... Talk Show Host (voice)
 1986 True Stories
Earl Culver
 1985 Hard Choices
Terry Norfolk
 1985 Seven Minutes in Heaven
Dr. Rodney
 1985 Almost You
Travel agent
 1984 The Killing Fields
U.S. Consul
 1983 Variety (voice)
 1981 Anybody's Woman (Short)
 1978 Maraschino Cherry
Penny's Client with Beard (uncredited)
 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Narrator of 'Brides'
- Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading (1977) ... Narrator of 'Brides' (voice, uncredited)
 1976 The Farmer's Daughters
George (as Spaulding Gray, Spalding Gray)
 1970 Love-In '72
Radical at Party
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Starred in Lincoln Center's "Our Town" as The Stage Manager (1994) See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Victor Alexander | Spaulding Gray

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Roland Joffé] He has the demeanour of Christ, the eyes of Rasputin and the body of Zorro.

Trivia:

The directors of the filmed versions of Gray's monologues Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure (1988), Monster in a Box (1992) and Gray's Anatomy (1996) , are all considered to be of the first rank: respectively Jonathan Demme, Thomas Schlamme (multi Emmy-winning producer and director of The West Wing (1999)), Nick Broomfield (renowned British documentary maker) and ... See more »

Trademark:

New England accent

Nickname:

Spud or Spuddy

Star Sign:

Gemini

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