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Actor Willem Dafoe on Branching Out Beyond the Bad Guy

Dafoe was once pigeonholed as a villain, but he's since earned a wide variety of film roles. He's starred in "Platoon," "The Last Temptation of Christ," "Mississippi Burning," and "Wild at Heart." He's currently starring in "Body of Evidence" with Madonna.


Other segments from the episode on February 4, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 4, 1993: Interview with Maria Riva; Interview with Willem Dafoe. Review of the television show "I'll Fly Away."


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