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Anthony Edwards famously played a fighter pilot in 1980s blockbuster "Top Gun," opposite Tom Cruise, but the actor and star of ABC's new mystery drama "Zero Hour" said he only recently learned how to fly.

"I finally got my pilot's license after all these years," Anthony told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Wednesday's Access Hollywood Live. "I've always wanted to fly."

And swooping into various airports comes with a reaction he enjoys hearing.

"When I was on 'ER' and I'd go to an emergency room or go to a hospital, it was great because I played ...

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