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The World According to Garp (23-Jul-1982)

Director: George Roy Hill

Writer: Steve Tesich

From novel: The World According to Garp by John Irving

Keywords: Drama, Dark Comedy

T. S. Garp, daughter of Jenny and "Technical Sgt. Garp", whom Jenny mounted on his deathbed. Garp aspires to be a writer, but his career is overshadowed after his mother pens an extremist feminist manifesto which becomes an immediate and influential bestseller. Excellent dramatic performance by both Williams and Glen Close. Also notable is John Lithgow, as a transsexual ex-NFL wide receiver.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Warren Berlinger
Actor
31-Aug-1937   American character actor
Glenn Close
Actor
19-Mar-1947   Fatal Attraction
Hume Cronyn
Actor
18-Jul-1911 15-Jun-2003 Cocoon
Peter Michael Goetz
Actor
10-Dec-1941   Chuck Cavanaugh on The Cavanaughs
Mary Beth Hurt
Actor
26-Sep-1946   The World According to Garp
John Irving
Novelist
2-Mar-1942   The World According to Garp
Swoosie Kurtz
Actor
6-Sep-1944   A Shock to the System
John Lithgow
Actor
19-Oct-1945   Third Rock From The Sun
Amanda Plummer
Actor
23-Mar-1957   Pulp Fiction
Jessica Tandy
Actor
7-Jun-1909 11-Sep-1994 Driving Miss Daisy
Robin Williams
Comic
21-Jul-1952 11-Aug-2014 Mork from Ork
Jenny Wright
Actor
23-Mar-1962   Out of Bounds

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