He did promos in character for ESPN. The first one featured him as David St. Hubbins explaining how he wrote the theme for SportsCenter
(1979). The remaining ones had him playing the Queen of England talking about British soccer. He kept the dress that he wore. Christopher Guest
directed those spots.
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Lloyd Richards, who was my [acting] teacher at NYU, had this theory that every scene you do is about love, on some level. At the time, when I was 18, I thought, well this guy's full of crap. But you can really almost play anything that way. You can love money, you can love a woman, you can love America. There are all those things that if you take love as the center-you can be a loveless person, ...
Michael McKean played the role of "Perry White" on a Saturday Night Live
(1975) skit, entitled "Where's Superman", on the March 18, 1995 episode featuring host Paul Reiser
. Over 8 years later, McKean would play the same character of "Perry White" on the TV series, Smallville
(2001). In both depictions of "Perry White", McKean shouts the expression, "Great Caesar's ghost!".