Originally posted on CNS Blog:
Father Robert Palladino, an 80-year old priest of the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., might want to get out to the movies — at least to see how he is portrayed on the big screen.
The priest is credited with teaching Apple Computers co-founder Steve Jobs calligraphy that influenced the typeface of Mac computers.
His role as calligraphy professor at Portland’s Reed College with his famous student gets a scene in the biographical movie ” Jobs.” In the movie, the priest is portrayed by 48-year-old actor and screenwriter William Mapother, best known for playing Ethan Rom on the TV series “Lost.”
He told the Catholic Sentinel that he intended to portray Father Palladino as “someone deeply committed to calligraphy, and by extension, to life. Someone…
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