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James Lipton


James Lipton is an actor, academic, author, choreographer, interviewer, scriptwriter, and is a producer for stage and television projects. He is most known for creating and hosting the noted and popular TV series Inside the Actors Studio (1994), where successful and prominent actors discuss their craft for the benefit of acting students. James ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Inside the Actors Studio
(1994-2015)
Guiding Light
Guiding Light Writer
(1953)
The Doctors
The Doctors Writer
(1972-1973)
Another World
Another World Writer
(1965)

Filmography

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  Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1994 - 2005) (written by - 12 episodes, 1998 - 2009) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2008)
- Ricky Gervais (2009) ... (written by)
- Laura Linney (2009) ... (written by)
- Goldie Hawn (2008) ... (writer)
- Sarah Jessica Parker (2008) ... (written by)
- John Cusack (2007) ... (written by)
 2004 Inside the Actor's Studio Jennifer Lopez (TV Series) (writer)
  Capitol (TV Series) (head writer - 8 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (written by - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Episode #1.1270 (1987) ... (head writer) / (written by)
- Episode #1.1269 (1987) ... (head writer) / (written by)
- Episode #1.1268 (1987) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 23 December 1986 (1986) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 19 December 1986 (1986) ... (head writer)
 1985 Copacabana (TV Movie) (television story and teleplay)
 1985 Mirrors (TV Movie) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1982 All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis (TV Movie) (written by)
 1978 Happy Birthday, Bob (TV Special)
 1972-1973 The Doctors (TV Series) (83 episodes)
- Episode #1.2677 (1973)
- Episode #1.2676 (1973)
- Episode #1.2675 (1973)
- Episode #1.2674 (1973)
- Episode #1.2673 (1973)
 1972 Return to Peyton Place (TV Series) (head writer)
 1970 The Best of Everything (TV Series) (head writer)
 1965 Another World (TV Series) (written by - 171 episodes)
- Episode #1.376 (1965) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.375 (1965) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.374 (1965) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.373 (1965) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.372 (1965) ... (written by)
 1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series) (1968-1969)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series) (head writer)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Actor (15 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (43 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Publication of his book, "An Exaltation of Romance and Revelry," by Villard Books (an imprint of Random House), Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (ISBN-13: 978-0679418726 and ISBN-10: 0679418725). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir James Lipton

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Recently recovered the score to his musical "Sherry!" which he wrote in 1967. It is a musical adaptation of The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942). The score was feared to have been lost in a fire but was instead sent to the wrong storage facility and ended up at the Library of Congress with the other contents of the storage unit. A concert version cast album has been produced and is now available. ... See more »

Trademark:

His slow and smooth speaking style. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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