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Q&A: Amsterdam-native Capital OTB TV’s Seth Merrow on movie extra work


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SARATOGA SPRINGS — If you’re a horse racing fan in the Capital Region, you’re probably well familiar with the face of Seth Merrow, who hosts Capital OTB TV’s “Handicapper’s Report” and “Racing Across America.”

If you’re a movie buff, perhaps not so much. But believe it or not, that’s “Jack Nicholson” on the set at the OTB Teletheater in Albany every day.

Merrow, an Amsterdam native who graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School in 1976, just before the current high school was built, has been in a few movies as an extra and, as was the case with “Ironweed,” served as Nicholson’s double and stand-in for a few days.

Read the full interview at Nippertown.comQ&A: Capital OTB TV’s Seth Merrow shares experiences as movie extra

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