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A Conversation with John Lithgow

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A Conversation with John Lithgow

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A Conversation with John Lithgow

A Conversation with John Lithgow

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John Lithgow, center, in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels on Broadway, with Norbert Leo Butz, left, and Sherie Rene Scott. Carol Rosegg hide caption

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From uptight preachers to uptight aliens, actor John Lithgow's never shied away from taking on daring roles.

Now the popular performer is on stage playing Lawrence, a British rapscallion in the Broadway version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. NPR's John Ydstie has a conversation with Lithgow — on Lithgow.

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John Lithgow, acclaimed actor and best-selling child author; most recently starring on stage in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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