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Why isn't Tom Poston in more movies?

Old 12-20-05, 06:48 AM
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Why isn't Tom Poston in more movies?

The guy is a comedic genius and one of the truly great character actors around. I can't understand why filmmakers keep casting people like Christopher Walken or Eugene Levy in movies instead of someone such as Tom Poston, who is a much better actor. Personally, I thought he was brilliant in "Christmas with the Kranks" and "Krippendorf's Tribe."
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Yes, he's a funny guy, but maybe he's not in a lot of movies because he's 84 years old.
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Then why hasn't he been in more movies in the past?
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He's probably busy with his new wife, Suzanne Pleshette.
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Who the fuck is Tom Poston?
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Who the fuck is Tom Poston?
I second that.
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I think the bigger question at stake here is who the fuck saw Krippendorf's Tribe?
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Hey, sometimes it takes some for people in Hollywood to notice an actor's talent. I'm sure 10 years from now, Tom Poston will be on everyone's lips in Hollywood.
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He was fantastic on that short-lived show "Committed" as the ex-clown who lived in the closet.
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Holy crap. I just checked out imdb.com to see who he was and he really is 84 years old. He's the guy from Newhart (not Bob and not Larry, Darryl, or Darryl).
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Originally Posted by riley_dude
He's probably busy with his new wife, Suzanne Pleshette.
I thought you were kidding, or making some vague Newhart reference, but I looked on IMDB, and he really is married to Suzanne Pleshette.
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Maybe he doesn't want the work and is enjoying retirement.
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Originally Posted by Ginwen
I thought you were kidding, or making some vague Newhart reference, but I looked on IMDB, and he really is married to Suzanne Pleshette.
Yep, The handyman got the girl.

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