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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried

Stand-Up Comic and Actor Gilbert Gottfried

In the new animated movie Aladdin, Gottfried plays an evil parrot. His stand-up style can best be described as "cranky," with a high-decibel delivery. He's also done a stint on Saturday Night Live and was in the movie Beverly Hills Cop II.


Other segments from the episode on December 21, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 21, 1992: Interview with Al Mooney and Dot Mooney; Interview with Gilbert Gottfried; Review of Michael Bedard's book "Emily" and the anthology "The Open Door."


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