Tuesday, June 18, 2013



'Just Shoot Me'
"A&E Biography: Nina Van Horn"
'The Simpsons'
"I'm Spelling As Fast As I Can"

From Wikipedia:
George Ames Plimpton (March 18, 1927 – September 25, 2003) was an American journalist, writer, editor, actor, and gamesman. He is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found The Paris Review.

Television appearances:
  • Plimpton! The Man on the Flying Trapeze, (documentary), himself, ABC, February 1971
  • Mouseterpiece Theater, host, himself, Disney Channel, 1983–1984
  • The Civil War, reading the diary of New Yorker, George Templeton Strong, 1990
  • Wings, "The Shrink," Dr. Grayson 1994
  • Voice, Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns, PBS 1994
  • Married... with Children, 200 Episode Special Host "Best O' Bundy" 1995
  • ER, playing "John Truman Carter, Sr.," 1998 and 2001
  • Saturday Night Live, as himself, uncredited, 1999 and 2002. In the March 13 episode of Saturday Night Live Season 1, he is one of the audience cutaway shots (usually featured in the early seasons with comedic and fictitious non-sequitur captions as to whom the audience member was, or what they did). He is labelled as having "Roomed with Wendy Yoshimura".
  • A Nero Wolfe Mystery, playing various roles in 10 episodes, 2001–2002
  • The Simpsons, playing himself in the episode "I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can", originally aired February 16, 2003
  • Just Shoot Me, playing himself in the show's A&E Biography of fictional character 'Nina Van Horn', 2003
  • Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser, pitchman, himself, released by Oldsmobile in late 1968 for the 1969 model year
  • Intellivision, pitchman, himself, released by Mattel in 1979
  • "Pop-Secret", pitchman, himself.

Two for Tuesday!


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