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 about how “Keifer Sutherland knows his way around a bar.” Don’t miss this podcast.

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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 here.

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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.

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An amazing podcast, with the charming, engaging and funny Alfred Molina.

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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.


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and watch on YouTube here. 

Peter Bogdanovich

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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?

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You can find Peter’s book on Orson Welles is available at Amazon.

Ben Mankiewicz

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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!

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Listen on iTunes here.

We also talk about the sad loss of Mary Tyler Moore, and her legacy.

Check out the Veal Prince Orloff episode clip here.





Shirley Knight

Illeana welcomes Academy Award Nominee, Shirley Knight.


Shirley discusses maintaining artistic integrity, the importance of theatre, and attending the Oscars with her Dad. Also she talks acting tips and her illustrious career.

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Chris Noth

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The talented and funny Chris Noth joins Illeana on today’s podcast. They talk Rough Riders, how the first movie he ever saw shaped his worldview, and being practically “born in a barn,” with his life growing up in rural Connecticut. Also listen in to hear stories about living the life of a starving actor, being Mr. Big on Sex and the City, and his days as a drug-taking miscreant. Super fun!

“Nothing takes it out of you more and nothing gives more back than live theatre.”

You can follow Chris on Twtter @RealNoth

Oh, and you know those potato chips Chris was raving about… you can make your own. Click here to find out how. 

Listen on ITunes here.

Daniel Yost

Writer, Director and Producer Daniel Yost joins Illeana on today’s podcast. They talk about his early days as a sports writer in Oregon, technical aspects of film-making, and his hit film, Drugstore Cowboy.

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You can find Daniel on Twitter at @DanielRYost


Dave Mirkin

Emmy winning Producer, writer and director… you may have heard of his show… the Simpsons.


Fantastic guest and all around great guy, Dave Mirkin joins Illeana on the show. He talks about his comedic influences (Bugs Bunny and the Three Stooges), flexible reality, and the “Blurse.” Listen in!

@DaveMirkin on Twitter.