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  • Philip Anglim

    Born on February 11, 1952 in Alameda County, California

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The Elephant Man (1982)

Philip Anglim as "John Merrick"

Legendary "freak" John Merrick (Philip Anglim) has a debilitating disease that has physically transformed his features in a way that frightens and shocks any that see him. Merrick's extreme deformities leave him isolated and lonely. However, he does have a sympathetic ally, the surgeon Frederick Treves (Kevin Conway). Treves does his best to help Merrick, seeing the man inside the deformity, despite the cruel manner in which the patient is treated by society.

Emmy (Primetime) (1982) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1982) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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