The Boy Who Could Fly Trivia
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Rewind ArchiveThe Boy Who Could Fly won Best Fantasy Film in The Saturn Awards in 1986
Rewind ArchiveThe guy who plays Eric's uncle, Fred Gwynne, was also in the Munsters; he played Hermin Munster.
Rewind ArchiveWriter/Director Nick Castle obviously had an interest in flying teenagers. His previous hit had been "The Last Starfighter" He also wrote the lyrics and performed the song "Back of the bus" from the movie!
Thanks to HeidiJay Underwood also starred in "Not Quite Human" (1987), "Not Quite Human 2" (1989) and "Still Not Quite Human" (1992) as Chip Carson.
Rewind ArchiveFred Aaron Savage was born in Chicago, Illinois (USA) July 9, 1976. When he was six, he appeared in a Pac-Man vitamin commercial. Two years later, he made his feature-film debut in "The Boy Who Could Fly." However, few people knew of him until he starred in the movies "Princess Bride" and "Vice Versa" and hit the TV as Kevin Arnold in "The Wonder Years", which aired from 1988-1993.
Rewind ArchiveA young Jason Priestley stars in the movie as 'Gary'.
Thanks to Micheala Loves 80sFred Savage who plays the little brother, has a little brother Ben Savage, who stars in the TV series 'Boy Meets World'.
Rewind ArchiveActor Jay Underwood went on to play 'The Human Torch', a flame wielding superhero in an ultra low-budget film called 'The Fantastic Four'. Underwood's version has never been released but a new version from 20th Century Fox and Marvel Entertainment is on the way. Look for it in cinemas around mid-to-late 2005.
Thanks to Phantom PlanetJay Underwood also appeared in the supernatural thriller 'Sand Stalker'.
Thanks to FremontThe girl who played Milly, Lucy Deakins, also played the role of Chris Young's love interest in the movie "The Great Outdoors" with Dan Aykroyd and John Candy.
Thanks to MindeeMindy Cohn, "Natalie" from 'Facts of Life' played Milly's best friend.
Rewind ArchiveWriter/Director Nick Castle and mentor John Carpenter both have cameos as Coupe de Villes members.
Thanks to Micheala loves 80'sJay Underwood, who plays Eric, starred in the 80s comedy, 'Uncle Buck', with John Candy.
Thanks to Music TeacherThe man playing Eric's uncle, Fred Gwynne, had a long career in movies & TV.
He appeared as the judge in the movie "My Cousin Vinny" as well as corporate raider Donald Davenport in "Secret of My Success" among many others.
He also has a number of books published. A few of the titles are: "A Chocolate Mousse for Dinner" and "The King Who Rained".
Thanks to John BogdanowiczJay Underwood Graduated Masters Seminary in Panorama City California in 2007 and is now a Teaching Pastor in a Northern California Church.
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 "The Boy Who Could Fly".
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