George Plimpton

George Plimpton bio

Birth Name: George Ames Plimpton

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: March 18, 1927

Date Of Death: September 26, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

George Plimpton was born on the 18th of March, 1927. He was famous for being a Journalist. An American journalist and sports writer, he is best known for works such as Paper Lion (1966) and Out of My League (1961). Outside of sports writing, he co-founded the respected literary publication, The Paris Review.

George Plimpton was born in New York City. He was an amateur athlete. Also a participatory journalist, he often wrote about his experiences, which included playing quarterback in a pre-season NFL game; pitching to several all-stars prior to a 1959 All-Star baseball game; performing as a trapeze artist for the Clyde Beatty -Cole Brothers Circus, and fighting boxers Archie and Sugar Ray Robinson . He once played with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

George Plimpton was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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George Plimpton was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

George Ames Plimpton is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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George Plimpton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on George Plimpton’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, George Plimpton kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

George Plimpton was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: George Ames Plimpton
NICKNAME: George Ames Plimpton, George Plimpton
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: George Plimpton was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: George Plimpton was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: George Plimpton had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

George Plimpton’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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