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1[[quoteright:214:]] ˛ ˛Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952 - March 30, 2003) was an American actor. ˛˛He began his career in the theater, which culminated in his Tony Award for his performance in the musical ''Film/GrandHotel''. On television, he was a regular on the sitcom ''Evening Shade'' (for which he won an Emmy) and played Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle in the Elmo's World portion of ''Series/SesameStreet''. His films included ''Film/TangoAndCash'', ''Film/TheFisherKing'', ''Film/{{Waterworld}}'', ''Film/MouseHunt'', ''Film/PatchAdams'' and ''Film/TheGreenMile''. The latter film required him to learn a Cajun accent and earned him a SAG award nomination along with the rest of the cast. ˛˛Jeter died at age 50 after suffering an epileptic seizure. His last two films, ''Film/OpenRange'' and ''WesternAnimation/ThePolarExpress'', were released posthumously and dedicated to him.˛----


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