The program began as a televised craft seminar for students of the Actors Studio Drama School. Here, the interviewed actor/director/writer feels liberated enough to reveal a relaxed side of themselves: There's always a golden nugget of info the actor shares with us. Actors should watch this with a pad and pen ready for note-taking.
Last Episode19x11 Sting Aired: Oct. 23, 2014
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Series Fun Facts
- Gene Hackman had the distinction of being the 100th guest on the series. Hackman's good friend, Dustin Hoffman would later be the 200th guest to appear.
- Sean Penn is often mentioned as having given the favorite answer to the favorite curse word question. Penn's answer was simply "Ah you... dentist!"
- Daniel Radcliffe is the youngest guest to be interviewed on the show.