George Plimpton (I) (1927–2003)

Actor | Writer | Camera and Electrical Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Good Will Hunting (1997) | When We Were Kings (1996) | Plimpton! The Great Quarterback Sneak (1971)
AWARDS 
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NICKNAME  
Prince of Cameos
BORN 
Mar 18, 1927 (died Sep 26, 2003)
HEIGHT 
6' 4" (1.93m)

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Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (20 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for A Nero Wolfe MysteryA Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series) Cook / Winterhoff / General Carpenter / Nathaniel Parker / Mr. Parker / John Barrett / Lamont Otis ( 10 episodes, 2001–2002 )  Less 2001–2002 10
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  • Primary photo for Mark TwainMark Twain (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for DeadlineDeadline (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) John Truman Carter, Sr. ( 2 episodes, 1998–2001 )  Less 1998–2001 2
  • Primary photo for Just Shoot Me!Just Shoot Me! (TV Series) George Plimpton ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for WonderlandWonderland (TV Series) Spelling Bee Judge ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Spell Check (Apr 13, 2000) Spelling Bee Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for WingsWings (TV Series) Dr. Greyson ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Fireworks! With George PlimptonFireworks! With George Plimpton (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Poetry Hall of FameThe Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Civil WarThe Civil War (TV Mini-series) George Templeton Strong / New York World ( 9 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 9
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  • Primary photo for Mouseterpiece TheaterMouseterpiece Theater (TV Series) Actor  Less 1984–1990
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Clinton Brandauer ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Starfire (Apr 13, 1989) Clinton Brandauer  Less
  • Primary photo for Greatest Sports LegendsGreatest Sports Legends (TV Series) Host / Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Audience Member ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! At the WheelPlimpton! At the Wheel (TV Movie) Narrator, Camera Operator, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! Adventures in AfricaPlimpton! Adventures in Africa (TV Movie) Narrator, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! The Great Quarterback SneakPlimpton! The Great Quarterback Sneak (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! Did You Hear the One About?Plimpton! Did You Hear the One About? (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! The Man on the Flying TrapezePlimpton! The Man on the Flying Trapeze (TV Movie) Narrator, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio LoboPlimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio Lobo (TV Movie) Narrator, Writer  Less 1970
Self (56 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Soul PowerSoul Power Himself  Less 2008 $207K / —
  • Primary photo for Factory GirlFactory Girl Himself  Less 2006 $7MM $1.7MM / $2.6MM
  • Primary photo for ESPN 25: Who's #1?ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for As Smart As They Are: The Author ProjectAs Smart As They Are: The Author Project Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Horatio's Drive: America's First Road TripHoratio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (TV Movie) Other Voices (voice)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Himself ( 8 episodes, 1991–2003 )  Less 1991–2003
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  • Primary photo for ESPN SportsCenturyESPN SportsCentury (TV Series) Himself ( 6 episodes, 2000–2003 )  Less 2000–2003
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  • Primary photo for Breakfast with HunterBreakfast with Hunter Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actors StudioInside the Actors Studio (TV Series) Himself - Audience Member ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
    • The Simpsons (Feb 9, 2003) Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Shortcut to HappinessShortcut to Happiness Himself (uncredited)  Less 2003 $25MM
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1999–2002 )  Less 1999–2002
  • Primary photo for New York: A Documentary FilmNew York: A Documentary Film (TV Series) Self ( 5 episodes, 1999–2001 )  Less 1999–2001
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  • Primary photo for Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of CoolScene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool Himself  Less 2001 $145K
  • Primary photo for Sam the ManSam the Man Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Sports PagesThe Sports Pages (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for What Happened After...?What Happened After...? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 70s: The Decade That Changed TelevisionThe 70s: The Decade That Changed Television (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for It's Like, You Know...It's Like, You Know... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for E! Mysteries & ScandalsE! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Modern MarvelsModern Marvels (TV Series) Himself - Author: Fireworks: A History and Celebration ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
    • Fireworks (Sep 6, 1999) Himself - Author: Fireworks: A History and Celebration  Less
  • Primary photo for Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyNot for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony (TV Series) Self  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1994–1998 )  Less 1994–1998
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1994–1997 )  Less 1994–1997
  • Primary photo for When We Were KingsWhen We Were Kings Himself - Writer  Less 1996 $2.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The WestThe West (TV Series) T. DeWitt Talmage / Himself / Himself - Edward A. Stevenson ( 4 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996
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  • Primary photo for Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary SpecialWide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Single GuyThe Single Guy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
    • Rival (Feb 1, 1996) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Central Park WestCentral Park West (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Lauren Hutton and...Lauren Hutton and... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Way WestThe Way West (TV Movie) Voice  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Best O' Bundy: Married with Children's 200th Episode CelebrationThe Best O' Bundy: Married with Children's 200th Episode Celebration (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for BaseballBaseball (TV Mini-series) Himself / Franklin P. Adams / Charles Elliott ( 6 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for SurvivalSurvival (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Tightrope DancerThe Tightrope Dancer Himself  Less 1990 AUD 225K
  • Primary photo for Uncensored Channels: TV Around the World with George PlimptonUncensored Channels: TV Around the World with George Plimpton (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for James Jones: Reveille to TapsJames Jones: Reveille to Taps (Video) Himself  Less 1985 $45K
  • Primary photo for Pumping Iron II: The WomenPumping Iron II: The Women Himself  Less 1985 $628K / —
  • Primary photo for Garbo TalksGarbo Talks Himself (uncredited)  Less 1984 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 9 episodes, 1967–1982 )  Less 1967–1982
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  • Primary photo for Greatest Sports LegendsGreatest Sports Legends (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 10 episodes, 1979–1981 )  Less 1979–1981
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  • Primary photo for CitiesCities (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Journalist / Writer / Himself - Author / Himself - Special Guest Host / Himself - Actor ( 6 episodes, 1971–1978 )  Less 1971–1978
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  • Primary photo for Day at NightDay at Night (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Man AliveMan Alive (TV Series) Himself - presenter / Himself ( 4 episodes, 1972–1973 )  Less 1972–1973
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  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1968–1972 )  Less 1968–1972
  • Primary photo for The Irv Kupcinet ShowThe Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Playboy After DarkPlayboy After Dark (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Skitch Henderson ShowThe Skitch Henderson Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The QueenThe Queen Himself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for NBC Experiment in TelevisionNBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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