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Actress Julie Kavner.

Actress Julie Kavner. In her first professional role, she played Brenda Morgenstern, the insecure younger sister of the title character, in the television series "Rhoda." She landed an Emmy award for that role. Also on television, she co-starred in "The Tracey Ullman Show" and now can be heard as the unforgettable voice of Marge on the animated sitcom, "The Simpsons," for which she also won an Emmy. She starred in the movie "This Is My Life," co-starred in "Awakenings," and appeared in 5 Woody Allen movies. She will talk with Terry Gross today about her role in the new movie "I'll Do Anything" as a brilliant Hollywood opinion researcher afflicted with a compulsion for telling the truth.

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Other segments from the episode on February 3, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 3, 1994: Interview with James Brooks; Interview with Julie Kavner; Review of the television show "I Spy Returns."

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