Midday Movies: Maxie
Mon, June 10, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Mandel (“Mandy”) Bruce Patinkin was born in Chicago, Illinois, on November 30, 1952 into an upper-middle-class family, descended from Jewish Russian and Polish emigrants. Today, Mandy Patinkin is best known for his work in the films Yentl (1983) and The Princess Bride (1987) and for major roles in TV series such as Chicago Hope, Dead Like Me, Criminal Minds, and his current work as Saul Berenson in the Showtime series Homeland. He is a noted interpreter of the musical works of Stephen Sondheim, especially for having originating iconic roles such as Georges Seurat in Sunday in the Park with George and Ché in the original Broadway production of Evita.
Today’s film features Mandy Patinkin, Glenn Close & Ruth Gorden in the 1985 delightful, yet overlooked, comedy Maxie!Share the delight of (re-)discovering a classic film and, if interested, stay after and chat with others about today’s specific film, about film in general, or about life!