Tag Archives: Actors

Billy Brown

billy brownBilly Brown stars in ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder” as the love interest of Viola Davis, and is now featured in a new movie “Proud Mary” opposite Taraji P. Henson.  We chatted about filming in Chicago, his experiences on “Dexter” and working with the legendary Danny Glover.

Bobby Cannavale

unnamedEmmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor Bobby Cannavale called into promote the release of “Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle,” out now on digital, and coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on March 20th.  We also discussed Boardwalk Empire, how we’re both members of the “old dad’s club,” and unfortunately ended on a down note with a chat about the Jets and the Bears.

Kane Hodder

Horror movie legend Kane Hodder called in to talk about the surprise 4th installment of the “Hatchet” series, “Victor Crowley,” which is available on digital and on demand on February 6th.  We talked about where the story picks up, why he still does his own stunts, what’s it like to literally rip someone’s head apart, and the immortal sleeping bag scene from Friday the 13th Part VII.

 

Harry Lloyd

Harry Lloyd called in to discuss his role in”Counterpart,” premiering Sunday night (1/21) at 8/7c on Starz. We discussed the challenge of playing an espionage agent in two different worlds, working with the amazing J.K. Simmons, and why British actors can sound more American than actual Americans.

Erik Estrada

Erik Estrada called in to talk about his returning gig hosting The 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, airing this Friday (12/15) at 8/7c on the CW.  We also discussed why the “Chips” merchandise when I was a kid only kind of sort of looked like him.

Tom Cavanagh

Tom Cavanagh called in to the show to talk about his role as Dr. Harrison Wells on CW’s “The Flash,” now in its fourth season.  Tom directed an episode that will air on Halloween night.  We discussed time travel, alternate universes, crossover episodes, the Chicago Cubs, and why he’s very impatient with himself as an actor when he’s also the director.

John Fugelsang

Comedian and actor John Fugelsang called in to discuss his new tv show Page Six TV, shared stories of interviewing George Harrison and Paul McCartney, and talked about his upcoming appearance in Chicago at the Athenaeum Theatre as part of the “Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour.”

Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid called in to talk about his band “Dennis Quaid and the Sharks,” who are coming to the Chicago area for a show at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles on September 30.

John C. McGinley

TheGoodCatholic_SQJohn C. McGinley called in to talk about his new film The Good Catholic, which is in theaters and on demand today (9/8/17).  After going over his entire resume (including his work with Oliver Stone), we discussed his role in the film, how his Catholic education prepared him to take on the role, and when he first knew he’d “made it” as an actor.

Bruce Campbell

bruce campbellIt was a pleasure to chat with Bruce Campbell about his new book, “Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B-Movie Actor” (which Bruce reveals in our interview is part 2 of a planned trilogy).  We discussed elocution, investing in Detroit, why you should never stop working, how he prepares for Q&A sessions at conventions, and what’s happening on his book tour (which comes to The Music Box Theatre in Chicago on September 1).