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  2. Brandon Teena - Wikipedia

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    Brandon Teena [note 1] (December 12, 1972 – December 31, 1993) was an American transgender man who was raped and later, along with Phillip DeVine and Lisa Lambert, murdered in Humboldt, Nebraska, by John Lotter and Tom Nissen. [2] [3] His life and death were the subject of the films The Brandon Teena Story and Boys Don't Cry .

  3. Lana Tisdel - Wikipedia

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    Lana M. Tisdel (born May 28, 1975) [2] is an American woman whose early life and involvement with the December 1993 murders of Brandon Teena, Lisa Lambert, and Phillip DeVine at the hands of John Lotter and Tom Nissen is chronicled in the 1998 documentary The Brandon Teena Story and the 1999 film Boys Don't Cry (which left out DeVine). [3]

  4. Boys Don't Cry (1999 film) - Wikipedia

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    Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American biographical film directed by Kimberly Peirce, and co-written by Peirce and Andy Bienen.The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena (played by Hilary Swank), an American trans man who attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska but falls victim to a brutal hate crime perpetrated by two male acquaintances.

  5. Peter Sarsgaard - Wikipedia

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    In 1999, Sarsgaard earned critical recognition in Kimberly Peirce's Boys Don't Cry, where he was cast as notorious killer John Lotter. The film is based on the real-life story of Brandon Teena, who was raped and murdered in 1993 by Lotter and Tom Nissen after they found out that he was a trans man.

  6. List of death row inmates in the United States - Wikipedia

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    John Lotter: Murdered 19-year-old Phillip DeVine, 24-year-old Lisa Lambert and 21-year-old Brandon Teena. 28 years, 87 days Days prior, Teena had reported to police that Lotter and his accomplice Tom Nissen had beat and raped him upon discovering he was transgender. Nissen was sentenced to life. Raymond Mata Jr.

  7. The Lottery - Wikipedia

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    "The Lottery" is a short story by Shirley Jackson that was first published in The New Yorker on June 26, 1948. The story describes a fictional small American community that observes an annual tradition known as "the lottery", which is intended to ensure a good harvest and purge the town of bad omens. The lottery, its preparations, and its execution are all described in detail, though it is not ...

  8. Lucky Numbers - Wikipedia

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    Budget. $63 million [2] Box office. $10.9 million [2] Lucky Numbers is a 2000 black comedy film directed by Nora Ephron. It stars John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow, Tim Roth, Ed O'Neill, Michael Rapaport, Richard Schiff, Daryl Mitchell, Bill Pullman, and Michael Moore in a rare acting role. The screenplay by Adam Resnick was inspired by the 1980 ...

  9. Norm Macdonald - Wikipedia

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    Joyce Napier (sister-in-law) Norman Gene Macdonald [i] (October 17, 1959 [ii] – September 14, 2021) was a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, and writer whose style was characterized by deadpan delivery and the use of folksy, old-fashioned turns of phrase. [1] [2] [3] He appeared in many films and was a regular guest on late-night talk shows ...