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Charles Dutton's Rocky Path to Television Stardom

Dutton stars in the TV comedy series "Roc." He came to acting in a very roundabout way: while serving a manslaughter sentence in the Maryland State Penitentiary, he organized the performance of a play, and realized he loved acting.

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Other segments from the episode on July 27, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 27, 1992: Interview with Danny Aiello; Interview with Charles Dutton; Review of the film "Mo' Money."

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