Cinematic Selves

Saturday, February 10, 2001

Real people can be made real famous by their cinematic portrayals. Unlike Erin Brockevich, not all people portrayed in movies become household names, but their lives do change. Brooke talks to Jerry Stahl, the real person behind Ben Stiller’s character in the 1998 movie “Permanent Midnight,” about life after the movie premiere.

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