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Actor Gabriel Byrne on a Man's Role in "Little Women"

Byrne got his big break playing a slick gangster in the Coen Brothers' "Miller's Crossing." One reviewer wrote, "a subtle yet forceful performance as an impassive man, concealing deep pain." He was the executive producer of "In the Name of the Father," and also starred in and produced the films "A Dangerous Woman," and "Into the West." Byrne is now appearing as Prof. Baer in the remake of "Little Women," directed by Gillian Armstrong.

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Other segments from the episode on December 21, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 21, 1994: Interview with Forest Whitaker; Review of the CD box sets "Emperors of Soul" by The Temptations and "Anthology: 1970-1994" by War; Interview with…

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