"I was born an actor. It's just there and irresistible. It seemed absolutely correct to me. There's just no question."
About This Interview
In his four-and-a-half hour Archive interview, Daniel J. Travanti talks about his early years breaking into television as a guest star on such shows as Route 66, The Defenders, and Gunsmoke. Travanti speaks in detail about the role for which he is most identified, "Captain Frank Furillo" on Hill Street Blues. He also discusses the production of this series and some of the key series' storylines. He then talks about his later work that included the television movies Adam and Murrow and the police drama series Missing Persons. Karen Herman conducted the interview on October 13, 2004 in Chicago, IL.