Nicholas Hammond

May 16, 2012 | 6:33 p.m.

‘Spider-Man’ flashback: Nicholas Hammond, reeling in the years

Long before Andrew Garfield or Tobey Maguire ever went up the wall,  Nicholas Hammond amazed young fans by leaping across the screen as the amazing Spider-Man. The actor was no stranger to pop-culture sensations — he played the Friedrich von Trapp kid in “The Sound of Music” (one of the three biggest hits in film history, if you go purely by the number of tickets sold) and figures prominently in a classic episode of “The Brady Bunch” — yep, he was the guy who broke a date with Marcia Brady when she got bonked on the nose with a football. Guest writer Mark Edlitz (who recently wrote about Broadway’s Superman for Hero Complex) interviewed him. HC: This is the 50th anniversary of Spider-Man and the 35th anniversary of “The Amazing Spider-Man,” the CBS series that you starred in it. There’s also a new onscreen Spider-Man […]
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