Inside the Actors Studio

  • 1994
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Performers and directors discuss their lives, inspirations and craft as they weather a shower of compliments from host James Lipton before an audience of students from New York's Actors Studio. Along with ample film clips and his stack of blue index cards, Lipton's borderline obsequiousness became the show's trademark (and fodder for 'SNL' parody), and (more…)

Billy Bob Thornton

First Aired: August 18, 2002

Actor, writer and director Billy Bob Thornton discusses his childhood in Arkansas; his marriage to Angelina Jolie; his phobias; Halle Berry; and the Coen brothers. Clips include “Sling Blade”; “Monster's Ball”; and “Bandits.”

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  • Premiered: June 12, 1994
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Performers and directors discuss their lives, inspirations and craft as they weather a shower of compliments from host James Lipton before an audience of students from New York's Actors Studio. Along with ample film clips and his stack of blue index cards,… (more)

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