Getting to Know Wallace Shawn

The March-April 2011 feature article "Famous Comedian, 'Dangerous' Playwright" profiles Wallace Shawn.

See Shawn in a memorable scene from The Princess Bride (1989), and reading from his 1990 play The Fever:

In this interview with Al Jazeera English, Shawn discusses the dynamics of his family of origin and their influence on his work:

In this interview on the occasion of the Royal Court Theatre's presentation of three of his plays, Shawn discusses whether he considers himself a writer or an actor first:

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