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Alan Alda & George Plimpton


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#1 Justin

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 12:51 AM

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Alan Alda with George Plimpton filming "Paper Lion" in 1968. Alan Alda played George Plimpton's role in the film adaptation of his novel by the same name. Alda would later become Atari's spokesman, and Plimpton would become Intellivision's.

 

 


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#2 RetroVideoGameNerd

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 01:40 AM

Woah, what an amazing Coincidence. :'0


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#3 DeLorean

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 01:53 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#4 Yo-Yo

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Posted 30 November 2014 - 11:05 PM

Funny how those guys both ended up as video game spokesmen!


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