Entries by illeanadouglas

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 […]

Bobcat Goldthwait

Actor, comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait joins Illeana on today’s podcast. Bobcat and Illeana talk smashing sets, opening for Nirvana, and… Shakes the Clown. Hilarious podcast, be sure to listen in.   Listen here on iTunes and watch on YouTube here. 

Peter Bogdanovich

Brilliant Director/Writer/Actor/Author Peter Bogdanovich is on today’s podcast. He and Illeana talk directing (he occasionally shows up on set directing the whole day as Jimmy Stewart!), his Movie Card file, grappling (a bit) with Barbra Streisand, and some amazing secrets about What’s Up Doc? Watch here on YouTube. Listen on iTunes. You can find Peter’s […]

Ben Mankiewicz

Listen in to Illeana’s conversation with Ben Mankiewicz. He talks about the best follow-up questions for interviews, how a college class (that he took pass/fail) changed his career, and checking out Sophia Loren’s ass. Fun! Click here to watch on YouTube. Listen on iTunes here. We also talk about the sad loss of Mary Tyler […]