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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« on: September 04, 2003, 03:01:39 PM »
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Peter Gallagher is one of the most underrated actors.  He always plays supporting parts that are easily overlooked, but he is a very good actor.  He was great as the "king" of real estate in American Beauty and the brother in While You Were Sleeping. And those are just his more recent films.  I think he deserves a little more credit than what he gets. (Please forgive House on Haunted Hill. I'm sure he didn't mean it.)

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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2003, 03:08:25 PM »
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i think he's great as straight man to Bill Murray's goofball in The Man Who Knew Too Little. And also in Short Cuts.
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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2003, 03:27:44 PM »
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Liked him ever since he played Caesare in "The Idolmaker".

Also great in "The Player" and "Sex, Lies and Videotape".
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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2003, 06:56:25 PM »
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Don't forget Gallagher and Darryl Hannah in "Summer Lovers." ... I bet some guys in their early 30s can remember the exact moment they first caught that flick on cable in the early 80s when nobody else was around. ...

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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2003, 10:07:16 PM »
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he is indeed very good

anyone watch the oc? is it any good?

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Re: Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2003, 10:21:41 PM »
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his eyebrows have held him back for years

yet any guy who has a chick warren beaty has fucked to death yell out

" FUCK ME YOUR MAJESTY" Is a pimp in his own way

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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2003, 01:34:31 PM »
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He's good in underplaying his roles. He really makes the dialogue his own and I like how he does it. I wouldn't mind seeing him in a PTA movie.

But yeah, best eyebrows since Martin Scorsese.

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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2003, 02:58:39 PM »
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I was sitting in a theater once and Peter showed up all the screen. The person behind me said, "Who is that guy? Doesn't he always play the bad guy in his movies?".
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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2003, 09:42:44 PM »
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he is indeed very good

anyone watch the oc? is it any good?


yeah, unfortunatley i cant turn away

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Peter "You know, that guy!" Gallagher
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2003, 04:29:25 PM »
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he was awesome in Mr Deeds
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