Entries by illeanadouglas

Fred Willard

The amazing, talented, funny Fred Willard is on the podcast today. He talks about his comedic influences (Abbot & Costello and especially Danny Kaye), attending military school, and what we all want to know: What it’s like working with Christopher Guest. Check this one out! Fred’s on Twitter here @Fred_Willard His website is www.FredWillard.com

Rose McGowan

From feeling like she was, “Shot out of a cannon,” with the film Doom Generation to living in Italy, to starring in Jawbreaker — the “originator” of the mean-girl-style films, Rose McGowan talks about her love of acting, being an itinerant gypsy, disappearing into roles, and how fame affected her.   And she sings the […]

Timothy Omundson

Actor Timothy Omundson joins Illeana on the podcast today. They talk about staying at the “Slutton” hotel in Vancouver, some of his favorite jobs (Galavant), and about visiting on the Universal Studios tour, and then eventually working on the lot as an actor. He says, “I like my comedies to be sad and my dramas to […]

Frances Fisher

Actress and activist Frances Fisher joins Illeana on today’s podcast. They talk about her community theatre beginnings, her first commercial job — a friend who showed her the ropes, and how the business has changed. She also chats about working for Clint Eastwood — his is “the best set in the world to work on,” […]

Eddie Muller

Wordslinger, Impresario and Noirchaeologist, Eddie Muller joins Illeana on today’s podcast. He’s passionate about Film Noir… that’s why he’s been dubbed the Czar of Noir. They talk about their all-time favorite noir films, how his sports-writer father inspired his “obsession” with film noir, and how the city of Paris helped create the genre. A must-see […]

Heather Matarazzo

  Actress Heather Matarazzo joins Illeana on the podcast. She talks about actors, “not curing cancer…” but how they do help people get out of bed every day. Working with Garry Marshall, playing the “funny friend,” and how we all have the “greatest desire to be seen.” Such a good, introspective and inspiring interview. Listen […]

Faith Prince

Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critic’s Circle Award winner, Faith Prince joins Illeana on the podcast today. She talks about her roles on Broadway as well as TV (Modern Family, Drop Dead Diva). She also works with the Boston Pops and Utah Symphony.                         […]

DB Sweeney

Actor, Director and Screenwriter, DB Sweeney joins Illeana today. From a (yet unknown) fortuitous baseball injury, to thinking Sidney Lumet had fired him from his first film job, all the way to a chance encounter with Leatherjackets in Australia, DB shares fascinating inside stories of his long career in Hollywood. Oh, and there’s a story […]

Penelope Ann Miller

The beautiful and talented Penelope Ann Miller joins Illeana on today’s podcast. With a stellar career on stage and screen, there are some good stories shared on this one. Enjoy! Her Lifetime movie “NY Prison Break:The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell” is airing on Apr 23rd. You can find Penelope on Instagram here. And on Twitter […]

Alfred Molina

Actor Alfred Molina joins Illeana on today’s podcast. He talks about the “muscularity” of the American accent, slapping Sally Field, and how his role in Long Day’s Journey into Night gave him “permission” to forgive his own father. An amazing podcast, with the charming, engaging and funny Alfred Molina. Listen on iTunes here.  Alfred is […]