Actress Illeana Douglas stops by to discuss her eclectic life in and out of the movies as told in her memoir I Blame Dennis Hopper.
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Actress and author Illeana Douglas was kind enough to let us eavesdrop on her story about the time she met her acting idol, Marlon Brando. Here, she tells the story of how she came to own some of his personal belongings, though not the kind you’d expect. Illeana Douglas: Here’s a little postscript.
TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry Gross. When I picked up the new memoir by actress Illeana Douglas titled “I Blame Dennis Hopper,” I wanted to know what do you blame him for? Well, she tells you in the first chapter.
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Welcome to the first episode of Love, Alexi! For the premiere episode we have actress, producer, director Illeana Douglas (Goodfellas, Ghost World) to talk about her new book, I Blame Dennis Hopper: And Other Stories from a Life Lived In and Out of the Movies. Follow @alexiwasser on Twitter and check out imboycrazy.com!
Actress/author Illeana Douglas joins DJ Andrew Sandoval for a discussion of her incredible first book, I Blame Dennis Hopper, and the role music has played in her movies and life.
This hour, we’ll talk with the actress about a life in showbiz, which she writes about in her new memoir, “I Blame Dennis Hopper: And Other Stories from a Life
Life changed dramatically for Illeana Douglas in 1969 when her parents fell in love with the two Harley-riding hippies in the Dennis Hopper – Peter Fonda classic, ” Easy Rider.” They decided to trade in their middle-class life for a wild ride filled with free spirits, free love and Hollywood.