George Plimpton Documentary


Tonight PBS is premiering the documentary Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself detailing the man’s life and career. A massively influential figure, even a decade after his death, Plimpton was one of the founders of The Paris Review, a writer for other magazines like Sports Illustrated, an actor in movies such as Good Will Hunting and Lawrence of Arabia, a close friend of many presidents including Kennedy, an NFL quarterback, an NHL goalie, Playboy model and Life magazine photographer, a writer of more than 15 books and a musician for the New York Philharmonic.

Read more about the film here.

Here’s a party at Plimpton’s house where you can see him chatting with Truman Capote

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The quarterback

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The goalie

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The wildlife photographer

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