Sonny the movie star.

Gov. Sonny Perdue briefly tried out a new career option – acting – when he visited the movie set of “We Are Marshall” on Wednesday at DeKalb Memorial Stadium.

The governor played the role of an East Carolina football coach whose team played Marshall University just a few hours before the 1970 plane crash that claimed the lives of 75 Marshall football players, coaches, staff and other team supporters.

AJC: Governor takes turn on silver screen


  1. duluthmom says:

    I’ve TIVOed it Bill. After reading that entry it should be worth watching; however I’m going to catch a lot of grief from all my Colbert loving Northern friends.

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