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Actor Vincent Gardenia.

Character actor Vincent Gardenia. He received Oscar nominations for his roles in "Moonstruck" and "Bang the Drum Slowly." His other movies include "The Front Page," "Little Shop of Horrors," and "Little Murders." He also was a regular on the T-V series "All In The Family" and "Breaking Away." In addition, Gardenia has appeared on Broadway, winning a Tony for his role in "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" and a nomination for "Ballroom." Vincent Gardenia recently co-starred with Hume Cronyn in "Age-Old Friends," an HBO movie about two old friends facing the end of their days. (Rebroadcast. Original date 12/7/89).


Other segments from the episode on March 2, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 2, 1990: Interview with Annie Ross; Commentary on Del Shannon; Interview with Vincent Gardenia; Commentary on children's names.


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