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Larry Murphy

Larry Murphy
In the 70’s and 80’s, there were a lot of good Made for TV movies, one of which starred Peter Strauss, as Larry Murphy, a convicted felon with the gift for middle distance running. Essentially, it is shown that he is good enough to make the United States Olympic team, and is even given a trial to prove it, only to have it puled right from under him. He never did get a chance to prove he could be the best, unless you count what he did against a stopwatch.


The Bullet Points:
TV Movie Appeared:
The Jericho Mile (1979)

Peter Strauss

Why You Should Vote For Him:
It was a great story, and was one of the most respected TV movies of its day.

Why You Should Not Vote For Him:
Technically, we never saw him compete.

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