Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself
George Plimpton was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman and friend to many. His story is told using his own narration and remembrances from friends, family and contemporaries. The remarkable Plimpton hung out with U.S. Presidents, played quarterback for the Detroit Lions, got Willie Mays to pop out in Yankee Stadium, photographed Playboy models, played goalie for the Boston Bruins, struck the triangle for the New York Philharmonic and acted alongside John Wayne, Warren Beatty and Matt Damon. He also co-founded The Paris Review, which became one of the most influential literary magazines in history, launching the careers of generations of writers, from Philip Roth and Terry Southern to William Styron and Jay McInerney.
George Plimpton, Terry McDonell, Ken Burns, Hugh Hefner, Robert F Kennedy Jr., James Lipton, Gay Talese, James Salter, Jay McInerney, Timothy Seldes, Peter Matthiessen, Leon Gast, Medora Plimpton, Taylor Plimpton, Freddy Plimpton, Oakes Plimpton, Sarah Gay Plimpton, Mel Stuart