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Murray calls FDR the most formidable character he has portrayed

Bill Murray stars as FDR in Roger Michell’s historical tale “Hyde Park on Hudson.”
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Bill Murray stars as FDR in Roger Michell’s historical tale “Hyde Park on Hudson.”
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Actors are used to pressure, but the task before Bill Murray in “Hyde Park on Hudson” was more than a little stressful. Director Roger Michell said that if the “Ghostbusters” and “Groundhog Day” veteran didn’t want to star as Franklin Delano Roosevelt, he wouldn’t make the movie at all, and Murray knew he would be playing someone so famous, as the actor put it, that “he’s on the dime!” Although the film (which opens at ...

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rsmall803
January 1, 2013
1:35 p.m.

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terrible actor and not funny.

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