Zelig


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Zel·ig

also zel·ig  (zĕl′ĭg)
n.
1. One who unconsciously mimics the traits or appearances of those with whom he or she associates.
2. One having a ubiquitous, often inconspicuous presence: "[He] is a sort of Zelig of modern politics, popping up and blending in at momentous occasions" (Alessandra Stanley).

[After Leonard Zelig, the main character of the film Zelig (1983) written and directed by Woody Allen .]

Ze•lig

(ˈzi lɪg, ˈzɛl ɪg)
n.
a chameleonlike person who is unusually ubiquitous.
[fr. Leonard Zelig, main character in Zelig, 1984 film by W. Allen]
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With more than 50 years in the biz, Hyman has played with everyone from Benny Goodman to Marian McPartland to Ruby Braff; he's recorded more than 100 albums; and he's composed and/or arranged scores for a host of movies, including Woody Allen's Zelig, Stardust Memories and Broadway Danny Rose.
There'll doubtless be comparisons with Forrest Gump and Woody Allen's Zelig but writer Peter Bowker, director Julian Farino and the outstanding Toby Jones in the lead role have fashioned the unique trajectory of Neil's life into a tale that is utterly life-affirming but never once soppy or mawkish.
There'll doubtless be comparisons with Forrest Gump and Zelig but writer Peter Bowker, director Julian Farino and the outstanding Toby Jones in the lead T role have fashioned the unique trajectory of Neil's life into a tale that while utterly life affirming, never allows itself to get mawkish or soppy.
There'll doubtless be comparisons with Forrest Gump and Zelig but writer Peter Bowker, director Julian Farino and the outstanding Toby Jones in the lead role have fashioned the unique trajectory of Neil's life into a tale that while utterly life affirming, never allows itself to get mawkish or soppy.
Yet it is arguably the fictional creation of a twentieth-century American-Jewish filmmaker that Roth resembles most closely: Woody Allen's Leonard Zelig.
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