Conan and Ruth O'Brien
ON CONAN'S FANCY FOOTWORK
Conan: "My dad was this very accomplished guy and my mother was a partner at one of the top law firms in Boston. When I was about five years old I announced, 'I'm gonna be an entertainer.' We had never seen a celebrity in our lives and I'd gotten this idea that all entertainers need to know how to tap dance. So my parents went out and found this guy named Stanley Brown who was a protege of Bill 'Bo Jangles' Robinson and got me lessons."
Ruth: "Stanley Brown would always say, 'That boy has clean tap,' which I guess is a compliment."
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