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…)

Tom Cruise

First Aired: January 11, 2004

Tom Cruise, Oscar nominee for “Magnolia,” “Jerry Maguire” and “Born on the Fourth of July,” reflects on his rise to A-list star status in an expanded episode. Interviewer: James Lipton.

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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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