Entries by illeanadouglas

Marg Helgenberger

Actress Marg Helgenberger joins Illeana on the podcast this week. They talk about CSI, China Beach, Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson… this interview is something of a fly-on-the-wall moment with two brilliant actresses talking all about the craft. You’ll want to see this one! You can find Marg here on twitter. And she’s here on […]

Steven Weber

Illeana and guest co-host Matt Oswalt welcome Actor Steven Weber on the podcast this week. He’s currently working on the CBS show “Mom,” playing William Fichtner’s brother. He’s also appeared on Aaron Sorkin’s “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” the B’way production of “The Producers,” and a Showtime movie he wrote call “Club Land,” with […]

Ed Solomon

To add to our Salute To Writers, we have screenwriter Ed Solomon on the podcast this week! Perhaps best known for writing “Bill and Ted movies,” “Super Mario Brothers,” and “Men in Black,” most recently he has teamed up with Steven Soderbergh in their show, “Mosaic.” He talks with Illeana about his artistic process, his […]

Josh Olson

Academy Award nominated screenwriter of “A History of Violence,” Josh Olson, joins Illeana on the podcast this week. They talk life in Hollywood, being an artist and a writer, his one definition of success, carrying Billy Barty (literally), his thoughts on getting notes, being nominated for an Oscar, and so much more! Listen on iTunes […]

Lois Smith

The amazing, talented Lois Smith is on the podcast this week. She talks about her amazing career, spanning six decades, and includes equal time spent in the theater, and in films and television. Some of her notable theater roles are “The Iceman Cometh,” “The Grapes of Wrath.” TV roles in “Route 66” and “Thirtysomething.” Her […]

Adam Rifkin

Writer, Director and Filmmaker Adam Rifkin dropped by to chat with Illeana this week. His films include “The Dark Backward,” documentary, “Guiseppe Makes a Movie,” “Detroit Rock City,” and “Look.” Adam talks about his latest project, “The Last Movie Star,” with his childhood idol, Burt Reynolds. He also tells some fantastic stories about being educated […]

Laraine Newman

Laraine Newman joined Illeana today. They talked about her voiceover work,  being a founding member of The Groundlings, studying with the amazing Marcel Marceau, and of course, Saturday Night Live. Watch here on youTube. Laraine’s first movie was called X76 Blood Rust. None of us can find any info on it! Website: www.LaraineNewman.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/larainenewman

Beverly D’Angelo

The wonderful, beautiful and talented Beverly D’Angelo joins Illeana on the podcast this week. They talk about the lasting impact of film… including Ben Hur, her start as a singer, her enduring friendship with Carrie Fisher, and so much more. Listen in! Watch here on YouTube. Listen here on iTunes.

Ed Asner

Actor/activist and 8-Time Emmy Award-winning actor ED ASNER is LIVE on the podcast today. We’ll be talking about his long and illustrious career, from Roots, to the Mary Tyler Moore show, his activism, being President of SAG, to his endearing role in the Oscar Winning UP! Don’t miss this interview. Ed’s on Twitter here.  You […]

Beverly Gray

Author and Movie Maven, Beverly Gray is on the podcast this week. She talks about writing theater reviews while a student at UCLA, her long working relationship with Roger Corman and how she came up with the twist ending to one of his most popular films, and of course, her thoughts, insights and inside intel […]