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'Madiba' Star Laurence Fishburne Talks to Harry About His Audition for 'Apocalypse Now'

The actor says a receptionist might have helped him land the job

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    "Madiba" star Laurence Fishburne talks to Harry about his audition for "Apocalypse Now."

    The actor says he was 14 years old at the time but told everyone he was 16.

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    Actor Laurence Fishburne talks about his first audition with Harry.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017)

    "Then this young woman comes in, the receptionist, puts something on the desk and as she's leaving Francis [Coppola] finally speaks up and goes, 'Hey, Hey, Hey. You think this kid could be 18?' And whoever this young woman, God Bless her, who she is and wherever she is, she said, 'Oh yeah, sure.' And I think that's how I got the job," he tells Harry.

    To see the full interview, check out "Harry."