'Mr. Big' Is Playing J.P. Morgan In A New Mini Series That Airs Tonight

Chris Noth

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Chris Noth, who is known for his role as Mr. Big, the on-and-off again financier boyfriend of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) on “Sex and the City,” is playing real life big name financier.The New York Daily News reports that Roth is portraying famed financier J.P. Morgan in an Encore mini-series called “Titanic: Blood and Steel,” which airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET. 

His JPMorgan & Co. financed the International Mercantile Marine, a holding company that controlled the White Star Line, the owner to the RMS Titanic, according to the Smithsonian Magazine.

What’s more is Morgan reportedly had a ticket for the Titanic’s maiden voyage, but cancelled so he could stay at a resort in France instead, the Smithsonian’s report said.

Check out the trailer below.  Noth appears around the 1:26 minute mark. 

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