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Inside the Actors Studio 

TV-PG | | Talk-Show | TV Series (1994– )
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.

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James Lipton
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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James Lipton ...  Self - Host / ... 262 episodes, 1994-2018
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James Lipton interviews some of today's most talented actors, directors and writers. In the audience are students and famous alumni of the Actors Studio's master of fine arts program. The interviewees talk about their childhood, how they got started in show business, their early career and behind-the-scenes trivia. The interview concludes with a standardized questionnaire that includes such questions as "What is your favorite word?" and "If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive?" After that, Lipton and the interviewee move to a classroom where the M.F.A. students can question the interviewee directly. Written by Steven W. Siferd <ssiferd@aol.com>

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Trivia

If a guest has experience in dancing James Lipton requests the guest dance to briefly for his students, but not every guest grants his request. See more »

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For every guest James Lipton is inconsistent on which acting credit is noteworthy to acknowledge. See more »

Quotes

James Lipton: What is your favorite curse word?
Jack Lemmon: Cocksucking motherfucker.
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Referenced in 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004) See more »

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The format and honesty of the actors and penetrating questions of James Lipton make for the success of this show.
14 July 1999 | by Dave-304See all my reviews

Mr. James Lipton, an accomplished/actor producer himself, brings out the talent and communicative ability of these actors/artists. It is a pleasure to watch Mr. Lipton ask questions, review accomplishments, and show films clips of the actors, that are gracious enough to share their talents and experiences to future actors, directors and TV viewers. I am overwhelmed by the total honesty of these marvelous artists. They don't come forth with any ego, condescending attitude, but a willingness to share their experiences and faults to further advance the theater and film making.

Please continue the good work,


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Release Date:

12 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Inside the Actors Studio: The Craft of Theatre and Film See more »

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