He acted in David Henry Hwang
's play, "M. Butterfly", at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on Broadway in New York City with 'B.D. Wong' in the cast. John Dexter
was the director.
Did You Know?
Film acting is about your motivation, it's about why you decide this or that, whereas on stage the action is more important than the decision.
Was Rob Reiner
's first choice to play the adult "Gordy LaChance", the narrator of Stand by Me
(1986), before being replaced by Richard Dreyfuss
. In the first long shot of the adult Gordie, you can still see that it is Dukes, not Dreyfuss, sitting in the car. The story is about the character's first experiences with death. Ironically, Dukes died while appearing in another Stephen King