Winthrop Paroo

Winthrop Paroo

Winthrop Paroo is the name of a character in "The Music Man". In the film, Winthrop is portrayed by Ron Howard and in the original Broadway version by Eddie Hodges.

Character

Winthrop is a very shy, highly withdrawn boy, thus so because of the death of his father. He has no friends with the exception of his older sister, Marian Paroo. He is noted for having a prominent lisp and gets teased about it by his neighbor Amaryllis, who actually likes him. When con man Harold Hill comes to town, he befriends Winthrop and engages in such activities as taking Winthrop fishing and promising to teach him how to play the cornet. When Winthrop learns that Harold has been lying to him, he feels betrayed until the end of the production, when Harold leads Winthrop in the River City Boys Band.

ources

* [http://www.endresnet.com/mminfo.html]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Music Man — This article is about the stage musical. For the 1962 film adaptation, see The Music Man (1962 film). For the 2003 made for television adaptation, see The Music Man (2003 film). For other uses, see Music Man. The Music Man Original Broadway… …   Wikipedia

  • The Music Man (1962 film) — Infobox Film | name = The Music Man caption = original film poster director = Morton DaCosta producer = Morton DaCosta and Joel Freeman (uncredited) writer = Meredith Willson Marion Hargrove starring = Robert Preston Shirley Jones Buddy Hackett… …   Wikipedia

  • Vivir de ilusión — The Music Man Título Vivir de ilusión Ficha técnica Dirección Morton DaCosta Producción Morton DaCosta Joel Freeman …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cameron Monaghan — Cameron Riley Monaghan (born August 16, 1993 in Santa Monica, California) is an American child actor. He first appeared as Winthrop Paroo in the 2003 TV remake of the movie The Music Man and appeared opposite Adam Sandler in the 2006 movie Click… …   Wikipedia

  • The Music Man (film) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir The Music Man. The Music Man est un film américain réalisé par Morton DaCosta, sorti en 1962. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ron Howard — Infobox actor birthdate = birth date and age|mf=yes|1954|3|1 birthplace = Duncan, Oklahoma, U.S. birthname = Ronald William Howard occupation = Actor, producer, director yearsactive = 1956 present spouse = Cheryl Howard (1975 present)… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Slater — in 2004 Born Christian Michael Leonard Slater August 18, 1969 (1969 08 18) (age 42) New York City, New York, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Dennis Waterman — For other people named Dennis Waterman, see Dennis Waterman (disambiguation). Dennis Waterman Born 24 February 1948 (1948 02 24) (age 63) Clapham, London, United Kingdom Occupation Actor, singer, voice over artist …   Wikipedia

  • Travis Wall — Travis Michael Wall Born September 16, 1987 (1987 09 16) (age 24) Virginia Beach, Virginia Nationality …   Wikipedia

  • Ron Howard — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ron Howard Nombre real Ronald William Howard Nacimiento 1 de marzo de 1954 (55 años) Duncan, Oklahoma …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”