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Comic Turned Actor Rick Aviles.

Street performer turned film actor Rick Aviles (a-VEEL-us). Aviles started out doing comedy on the streets of Manhattan, and was named "Comic of the Year" by the Village voice in 1980. He's since appeared in the movies "Mondo NY," "Street Smart," and "Spike of Bensonhurst." Aviles has a part in Jim Jarmusch's recent movie, "Mystery Train." (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast 1/5/90).


Other segments from the episode on March 26, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 26, 1990: Interview with Murray Louis; Review of Sonny Rollins' albums "Falling in Love With Jazz" and "The Freedom SUite"; Interview with Rick Aviles; Review of…


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