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Old January 17 2009, 09:19 AM   #97
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Re: Bit roles before they were "famous"

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Harrison Ford in American Graffiti. His role is small but pivotal. Taking on greater significance with knowledge of his later career. Bob Falfa is almost a prototype for Han Solo. Of course its also the first time he worked with George Lucas.
I've always thought of John Milner as the proto-Han Solo. Milner exchanges with Carol (Mackenzie Phillips) reminds me of Han and Leia. In fact I came up with an alternate cast for Star Wars using the American Graffiti cast

Luke Skywalker- Ron Howard
Han Solo- Paul Le Matt
Leia Organa- Cindy Williams

American Graffiti has Suzanne Somers as the Girl in the T-Bird.
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