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Who Should Appear on "Inside the Actors Studio"?

Discussion in 'Henson People' started by zns, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. zns

    zns Well-Known Member

    I'm just asking, but if they wanted to interview some of the Muppeteers on "Inside the Actors Stuido" who should they put on? In my opinion, they should pick:

    Carroll Spinney
    Kevin Clash
    Steve Whitmire
    Frank Oz (he used to make cameos in a few movies during the eighties)

    These are just my suggestions
  2. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Active Member

    I'd say Frank Oz would be a good candidate. But I'm guessing if he were a guest, he would primarily discuss his career as a director. The show certainly doesn't cater exclusively to actors anymore. Billy Joel was a guest. Several film directors were guests. I'm assuming if he were asked to do the show, host James Lipton would probably focus more on his work behind the camera. But ya never know!
  3. MrsPepper

    MrsPepper Active Member

    Oh yeah, I seriously doubt Frank Oz would agree to go on if they talked more about the muppets than his movies. But Death at a Funeral just came out so he has alot of recent things to talk about (The Stepford Wives wasn't that long ago, either, so there's alot to mention).

    Carroll Spinney would be really interesting, too. Especially since he was there since the beginning of Sesame Street and it's approaching 40, isn't it? He's probably got alot to say.
  4. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    I really dislike that show, but if any of them were guests, I'd definitely watch. :)
  5. MelissaY1

    MelissaY1 Well-Known Member

    I think Dave Goelz should certainly be on as well. Anyone who has worked with Jim for 20 years or more should be there in my opinion as I think they would have the best detailed information, great stories, etc.
  6. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    Why not have them on all together?
  7. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    The only one they would more then likely have, love him or hate him would be kevin Clash. I mean look at all he has done, he is not just preforming Elmo
  8. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    It would be great if Brian Henson, Frank Oz, Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Kevin Clash, Bill Baretta, Carol Spinney, and Eric Jacobson all made appearances. Somehow I think that the show will be more likely to include an appearance by a Muppet character, as opposed to a performer as himself/ herself. It would be cool if Kermit appeared on the show.

    It would also be great if Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman, or Loretta Long appeared on the show.
  9. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    Definately Jerry Nelson and Marty Robinson as well, they should do a muppet one and a sesame one..........
  10. Skekayuk

    Skekayuk Member

    I know these are two very unlikely choices, I mean they're probably not famous enough mainstream (evne if they are not insignificant performers). Anyway If the emphasis should be on "actors", then out of the Muppeteers I'd say Fran Brill and Louise Gold are perhaps worthy of consideration. Because they are both very accomplished actresses. In fact both of them are both very much both actresses who puppeteer AND puppeteers who act. I mean for those two, acting/puppetry puppetry/acting. They've both reached a certain level on both fields.
  11. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    Very true! Heh, Inside the Actors Studio usually only caters to famous people though. Heh.
  12. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    Hey these guys are famous, in our eyes :)
  13. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    Hehe, of course. Too bad shows like that tend to have very narrow vision. ;)
  14. travellingpat

    travellingpat Active Member

    Yeahh true true
  15. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    *starts handing out 3-D glasses* These should certainly help with that...
  16. Mr Devco

    Mr Devco New Member

    All the living puppeteers from the original seasons of the Muppet show
  17. Ilikemuppets

    Ilikemuppets New Member

    Yeah! I think Kevin would be really great. But I especially would love to see Caroll on the show!
  18. ploobis

    ploobis Well-Known Member

    I would like to see the following puppeteers on Inside The Actor's Studio.

    Steve Whitmire

    Dave Goelz

    Jerry Nelson

    Kevin Clash

    Bill Barretta

    Brian Henson

    Frank Oz

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