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    Born on March 29, 1948 in New Rochelle, New York

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Harold and Maude (1971)

Bud Cort as "Harold Chasen"

Cult classic pairs Cort as a dead-pan disillusioned 20-year-old obsessed with suicide and a loveable Gordon as a fun-loving 80-year-old eccentric. They meet at a funeral, and develop a taboo romantic relationship, in which they explore the tired theme of the meaning of life with a fresh perspective.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972) Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Golden Globe (1971) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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Dec 20th 2011, 5:00AM

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Posted by
Alison Nastasi on May 25th 2010, 6:32PM

May 25th 2010, 6:32PM

Bud Cort Speaks Out Over Questionable Interview

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 13th 2008, 11:32AM

Apr 13th 2008, 11:32AM

Vintage Image of the Day: Ruth Gordon

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Jette Kernion on Aug 28th 2006, 10:01AM

Aug 28th 2006, 10:01AM

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