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Really Famous with Kara Mayer Robinson

Dec 20, 2021

Theater, film, TV icon Ben Vereen joins me for a down-to-earth chat about his ups and downs, family secrets, tragedy and success. Plus we talk about his sense of style, famous friendships and incredibly positive outlook. Bonus video! Watch a bonus YouTube video where Ben opens up about discovering his biological family...

Dec 14, 2021

At the beginning of this podcast, you'll hear actor Wilson Cruz say this was pretty close to a therapy session. I'll let you be the judge! Wilson, who plays Dr. Hugh Culber on the Paramount+ series Star Trek: Discovery and was recently in Thirteen Reasons Why, shares his thoughts (and confesses a few things!) on things...

Dec 7, 2021

In honor of tonight's ABC special presentation of Diff'rent Strokes + The Facts of Life, I'm re-airing my talk with Todd Bridges from last year.

Todd has been through the ringer. But he's come out OK. I won't bury the lead: He has 29 years clean and sober. We get into that, and I found out the hard way why he bristles...

Nov 30, 2021

Jason Ritter (Parenthood, Gravity Falls, Joan of Arcadia) and I have a beautifully honest (and fun!) conversation in this classic episode from 2019.

Fun Fact: I wanted Jason to be a guest on Really Famous since the day I started it. You'll find out why.

And...I was right! I knew I'd like getting to know him better....

Nov 16, 2021

Marilu Henner (Taxi, Evening Shade, Grease, Chicago) and I talk a mile a minute about EVERYTHING, from her incredible memory (it's called HSAM, or highly superior autobiographical memory) to party games to family to dating John Travolta and a few Taxi co-stars.

Such fun!

We crossed paths in New York City for just a few...