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Really Famous with Kara Mayer Robinson

Jun 16, 2020

Lillo Brancato (A Bronx Tale, The Sopranos, 5th Borough) opens up (I mean REALLY opens up) about his movies, Chazz Palminteri, Robert De Niro, The Sopranos, drugs, alcohol, wasted talent, his trial, prison, and his conscious and continuous effort to learn from his mistakes and do the right thing, by himself and others. It's major.

Lillo and I talk about:

  • A Bronx Tale
  • The Sopranos
  • His new film, 5th Borough (get it now on demand - check your local cable or digital provider)
  • The documentary about him, Wasted Talent
  • Lessons from A Bronx Tale
  • Lessons from Chazz Palminteri (and how their relationship changed)
  • Drugs, women, a serious crime, the law, his trial and his 8 years in prison
  • Changing himself
  • Doing the right thing
  • Acting
  • His career
  • The Godfather and the greatest actors of all time
  • Being discovered on the beach
  • His friend Michael Imperioli
  • The media
  • Social media
  • Regrets
  • Hopes
  • How people treat him
  • Trying to redeem himself


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