Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Gabriel Byrne And The Art Of Listening

Gabriel Byrne won a Golden Globe for his role in the first season of <em>In Treatment.</em>
Getty Images
Gabriel Byrne won a Golden Globe for his role in the first season of In Treatment.

Actor Gabriel Byrne is so convincing and sympathetic in his role as a psychoanalyst on the HBO series In Treatment that people have started telling him their problems.

Best known for his roles in the films The Usual Suspect and Miller's Crossing, the Irish-born actor was an archeologist, a schoolteacher, a short-order cook and a student in the seminary before he turned to acting in his late 20s.

Byrne discusses the art of listening, the allure of therapy and the young woman who caused him to lose his vocation to the seminary.

Copyright 2022 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.

News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.