Curtis Armstrong on 'Revenge of the Nerd' and a colorful career

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Classically trained actor Curtis Armstrong envisioned a career on the stage -- until he got cast in Risky Business, and life took him in a different direction--to success as a character actor in film and TV. In his new memoir, Revenge of the Nerd, Curtis Armstrong shares stories from his long career playing second fiddles -- including the belching, nose-picking nerd Booger in 1984s Revenge of the Nerds. He tells us about getting cast in that role, the original darker ending of Risky Business, and tension on the set of Moonlighting.



Kim Masters


Kaitlin Parker