Actor Adrien Brody and actress Miriam Colon on this edition of Fresh Air
. He won the Oscar this year for his role in Roman Polanski's The Pianist
. He played Wladyslaw Szpilman, the Polish Pianist and Holocaust survivor. His other films include Summer of Sam
, The Thin Red Line
, and The Affair of the Necklace
. He's now starring in Dummy
. Miriam Colon got her start acting in Westerns in the 50's and 60's, appearing in Gunsmoke
and Marlon Brando's One-Eyed Jack's
. Though she is from Puerto Rico, she was often cast as a Mexican. Her films include Scarface
and All the Pretty Horses
. She's now starring in The Blue Diner
, which will be shown on PBS. (Broadcast Date: September 17, 2003)
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