George Plimpton

George Plimpton
1927 - 2003

George Plimpton  American Author


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American Author George Plimpton was born George Ames Plimpton on 18th March, 1927 in New York, New York, USA and passed away on 26th Sep 2003 New York, New York, USA aged 76. He is most remembered for The Paris Review. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

George Plimpton is a member of the following lists: Disease-related deaths in New York (state), 21st-century American journalists and 20th-century American journalists.


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Married2 21 years 17 years, 4 months 13 years, 8 months
Total2 21 years 17 years, 4 months 13 years, 8 months


First Name George
Middle Name Ames
Last Name Plimpton
Full Name at Birth George Ames Plimpton
Alternative Name George Ames Plimpton, George Plimpton
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th March, 1927
Birthplace New York, New York, USA
Died 26th September, 2003
Place of Death New York, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart attack
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Author, Journalist, Actor
Occupation Author
Claim to Fame The Paris Review
Father George Arthur Plimpton
Mother Francis Taylor Pearsons Plimpton

George Ames Plimpton (March 18, 1927 – September 25, 2003) was an American journalist, writer, literary editor, actor, and occasional amateur sportsman. He is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found The Paris Review. He was also famous for "participatory journalism" which included competing in professional sporting events, acting in a Western, performing a comedy act at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, and playing with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and then recording the experience from the point of view of an amateur.

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George Plimpton76 PiscesAuthor
Sara Whitehead Dudley-
Freddy Espy-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Medora AmesFemaleFreddy Espy
Taylor Ames AmesFemaleFreddy Espy


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Bullet in the Brain2001Narrator (voice)Short Film
A Nero Wolfe Mystery2001John Barrett, Mr. Parker, WinterhoffTV Show
Woman Found Dead in Elevator2000Famous AuthorShort Film
Deadline2000TV Show
Wonderland2000Spelling Bee JudgeTV Show
Edtv1999Panel MemberMovie
The Last Days of Disco1998ClubgoerMovie
Good Will Hunting1997PsychologistMovie
Just Shoot Me!1997George PlimptonTV Show
Just Cause1995Elder PhillipsMovie
Nixon1995President's LawyerMovie
ER1994John Truman Carter, Sr.TV Show
The Poetry Hall of Fame1993TV Movie
L.A. Story1991Straight WeathermanMovie
Little Man Tate1991Winston F. BucknerMovie
The Bonfire of the Vanities1990Well WisherMovie
The Civil War1990George Templeton Strong, New York WorldTV Show
Wings1990Dr. GreysonTV Show
Easy Wheels1989SurgeonMovie
A Fool and His Money1989GodMovie
Volunteers1985Lawrence Bourne Jr.Movie
The Equalizer1985Clinton BrandauerTV Show
Mouseterpiece Theater1984TV Show
Greatest Sports Legends1983Himself, HostTV Show
Reds1981Horace WhighamMovie
If Ever I See You Again1978Lawrence LawrenceMovie
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover1977Quentin ReynoldsMovie
Saturday Night Live1975Audience MemberTV Show
Rio Lobo19704th GunmanMovie
Beyond the Law1968MayorMovie
The Detective1968Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Lawrence of Arabia1962Bedouin (uncredited)Movie
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