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…)

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Jennifer Jason Leigh

First Aired: July 11, 1999

Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, whose screen debut came at the age of 9 in her stepfather's film “Death of a Stranger,” discusses her big break in 1982's “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” Also: her roles in “Single White Female” and “Dolores Claiborne.” Host: 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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