Dan Aykroyd is Louis Winthorpe III, a haughty “Philadelphia good” stockbroker who splits his time between work, play with rich friends, love for Penelope and the services of faithful butler Coleman.
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The two accidentally cross paths on Christmas Eve, clashing in the street, and start arguing over the reasons that drive an individual to crime or success.
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To verify their thesis they decide to exchange lives, with the complicity of a corrupt government official.
Dan Aykroyd, born in 1952, continues his acting career. Your latest films? “Ghostbusters” and “Ghostbusters: Legacy”.
Eddie Murphy, born in 1961, has confirmed himself as a cult actor in the comedy genre. His latest film is Craig Brewer’s “The Prince Seeks a Child (Coming 2 America)”.
Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche, in “A Chair for Two” are Randolph and Mortimer Duke, Louis’ miserly employers. Both of them disappeared in the early 1990s.
Denholm Elliott is Coleman, the butler. He too passed away in the nineties, less than ten years after “Una Poltrona per Due”.
Jamie Lee Curtis as Ophelia, a prostitute hired by Clarence Beeks for Louis Winthorpe III who then decides to help him.
Today, Jamie Lee Curtis is one of the most famous American actresses, twice awarded with the Golden Globe. His latest film is David Gordon Green’s “Halloween Kills”.
Paul Gleason, the corrupt and unscrupulous Clarence Beeks government official of “A Chair for Two”, passed away in 2006 (in 1988 he starred in “The Crystal Trap”).
Franz Oz in the Christmas classic is a corrupt cop. His latest film is Rian Johnson’s “Dinner with Murder – Knives Out”.
In “A chair for two” we also find a young James Belushi.
Today Belushi is an actor and musician. His latest film is Woody Allen’s “Wonder Wheel (Wonder Wheel)”.