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Wallace Shawn and Julianne Moore as Vanya and (Credit: Criterion Collection)

Wallace Shawn and Julianne Moore as Vanya and Yelena in Louis Malle's 1994 film "Vanya on 42nd Street."

Wallace Shawn's work

Wallace Shawn is one of the major playwrights of conscience of our time -- Writing provocative, disturbing, genuinely upsetting work. See highlights from his career in movies, TV and theater.

Rex, the toy dinosaur, in a scene from
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Rex, the toy dinosaur, in a scene from "Toy Story 3" is voiced by Wallace Shawn. Pictured here with the rest of the gang (from left) are Slinky Dog, Bo Peep, Mr. Potato Head, a cowboy named Woody and Hamm.

Wallace Shawn performing his play,
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Wallace Shawn performing his play, "The Fever" at the Acorn Theatre. (Jan. 1, 2007)

Wallace Shawn, bottom, pictured with Andre The Giant
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Wallace Shawn, bottom, pictured with Andre The Giant and Mandy Patinkin in "The Princess Bride," a Twentieth Century Fox release.

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Wallace Shawn, Larry Pine, and Deborah Eisenberg in
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Wallace Shawn, Larry Pine, and Deborah Eisenberg in "The Designated Mourner", written by Wallace Shawn, running through August 25 at The Public Theater . (June 2013)

Wallace Shawn and Louis Malle from 1981 movie
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Wallace Shawn and Louis Malle from 1981 movie "My Dinner with Andre".

In a 1985 play by Wallace Shawn, Kristen
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In a 1985 play by Wallace Shawn, Kristen Johnston and Lili Taylor are pictured in a scene from`Aunt Dan and Lemon,''

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