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Really Famous with Kara Mayer Robinson

Jan 21, 2020

Actress Elizabeth Perkins joins me today! She's on three current TV series (This Is Us, Truth Be Told, A Moody Christmas) and has had a robust career including roles in:

  • Weeds
  • Sharp Objects
  • Big
  • About Last Night
  • The Flintstones
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Must Love Dogs
  • Truth Be Told -- just released on Apple TV+ co-starring Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul
  • A Moody Christmas -- a limited series on Fox co-starring Denis Leary
  • This Is Us -- she's Rebecca's mom

We cover:

  • A very odd fact about Big involving Robert De Niro and Harrison Ford
  • Weeds and how weird it was for her daughter after her full frontal nudity
  • Tom Hanks
  • Her obsession with true crime dramas like Snapped and Making of a Murderer
  • Why she's old school
  • Why she loves paper clips, post-it notes and staplers
  • Her friend Griffin Dunne (a former Really Famous guest!)
  • Her close-knit community of actors and peers
  • This includes Jeff Perry, Ron and Nancy Perkins, John Malkovich, Diane Lane, Gary Cole, Laurie Metcalf and Charlayne Woodard
  • Her former manager, Bernie Brillstein
  • Flushing, NY; Vermont; Massachusetts
  • Her worst characteristics
  • One movie she wishes she didn't do
  • Who she thinks she is

Join us!



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