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Film facts for the 1988 Comedy movie starring Tom Hanks, Jared Rushton, Elizabeth Perkins More Cast


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Penny Marshall's brother is Gary Marshall, director of "Pretty Woman".
Thanks to Oswald
Jared Rushton, who played the character of Billy Kopeche, appeared multiple times in the famous 80's-soap Roseanne as Chip, the boyfriend of the oldest daughter Becky.
Thanks to Paul
The piano from "Big" may have been at the Planet Hollywood restaurant in New York, but is now apparently currently at the 'Please Touch' Museum in Philly.

But... Someone else wrote in to say that "If you're talking about the big piano that they jump on then it is still at FAO Schwartz in NYC. Last time I was there the toy store staff did regular shows playing Chopsticks on the piano just like the movie."

We'd heard it was taken out long ago --or was only there for the movie. Can anyone confirm?
Thanks to Becky Parsons
In the '70s, Penny Marshall played one half of the TV duo 'Laverne and Shirley
Thanks to freeneasy
Remember the kid that Tom Hanks has a laser gun fight with in the FAO Schwarz toystore? Well Vince Cupone who played 'Vinny' has gone on to have a successful career as a stuntman and has worked on films such as "Spiderman 2", "I Am Legend" and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull."
Thanks to Mike Reilly
Jared Rushton was in "Honey I Shrunk The Kids" too.
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Hanks was nominated for 'Best Actor' for 'Big' at the 1989 Academy Awards.
Thanks to Debbie
"Big" was tried as a Broadway musical that opened in 1996. It apparently didn't do so well...



Bogus Trivia

There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".




But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Big".
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