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      Timothy Leary

      Timothy Leary

      Highest Rated: 100% Larry Flynt for President (2021)

      Lowest Rated: 26% Shocker (1989)

      Birthday: Oct 22, 1920

      Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

      An accomplished clinical psychologist, convict, mystic and writer, Timothy Leary also dabbled in stand-up comedy and acting during his colorful life. Dismissed from his teaching position at Harvard in the early 1960s after some high-profile experiments involving the then-legal hallucinogenic LSD, Leary coined his famous phrase "turn on, tune in and drop out." His outspoken embrace of the drug culture resulted in numerous arrests and a high media profile that included appearances in a number of experimental films at the height of the hippie era (including the little-seen Honeymoon, directed by and starring John Lennon and Yoko Ono), as well as a strange 1969 miniseries for German television called Romeo und Julia 70, which starred Frank Sinatra's daughter Tina as half of the Shakespearean couple and included cameos by Leary, Ray Charles, and Hugh Hefner, among many others. As the 1960s waned, Leary often appeared in documentaries about the era, as well as narrative films ranging from the Cheech and Chong comedy Nice Dreams to the Wes Craven horror flick Shocker. Leary also occasionally appeared in small cameo roles on popular television series including the romantic comedy Moonlighting and the sophisticated 1990s hit Frasier. Perhaps his largest film role came in the 1997 artificial intelligence fantasy Conceiving Ada, in which he plays opposite Tilda Swinton and Karen Black as a mysterious guru figure named Sims.

      Highest rated movies

      Larry Flynt for President poster
      Larry Flynt for President
      Roadside Prophets poster
      Roadside Prophets
      Conceiving Ada poster
      Conceiving Ada
      The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg poster
      The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg
      Shocker poster
      Shocker

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      100% No Score Yet Larry Flynt for President Unknown (Character) - 2021
      82% 58% Conceiving Ada Sims (Character) - 1997
      71% No Score Yet Timothy Leary's Dead Self $36.5K 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cityscrapes: Los Angeles Philip (Character) - 1994
      79% 71% The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg Unknown (Character) $4.5K 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Energy! The Movie Unknown (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet 70% Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me Mr. Jones (Character) - 1992
      86% 63% Roadside Prophets Salvadore (Character) $141.7K 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ted and Venus Judge William H. Converse (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fatal Skies Buddy (Character) - 1990
      26% 32% Shocker TV Evangelist (Character) $15.5M 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Growing Up in America Unknown (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Return Engagement Unknown (Character) - 1983
      43% 68% Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams Self - 1981

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Space Ghost: Coast to Coast Guest 1994
      95% 94% Frasier Hank (Guest Voice) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Blossom Unknown (Guest Star) 1992