Release of his book "It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here: My Journey Through Show Business"
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I'm not that easy to insult, believe me, but cracks about people on movies who are there to pick up paychecks or actors who look like they phoned it in get me. People who write this stuff obviously have never been on the set of a movie from beginning to end. Just showing up somewhere every day for twelve to sixteen hours for three or four months should be enough to disqualify movie people from ...
His father, Theodore I. Grodin, was of Russian Jewish descent, and his mother, Lena (Singer), was a Jewish immigrant from Poland (her father was born in Brest, Belarus and her mother was born in Poland).
Grodin's trademark is his petulant loutishness that he employs as a guest on various talk shows. Seemingly miffed or angry, his act is strictly tongue-in-cheek as he lobs offensive verbal attacks at his hosts.