(late 1980s) TV commercials: Diet Pepsi
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[on his life as a university student] I have to admit I was a little bit of a misfit. I was a film directing major at NYU - I'm still not sure why I became a directing major when I was really an actor and a comedian. It was a class of film people and my professor was Marty [Martin Scorsese
]. Mr. Scorsese, as I called him, which I still do when I see him because he gave me a C.
He wrote the screenplay for America's Sweethearts
(2001) long before it was produced. It was a response to him and Meg Ryan not appearing in any more films together. He intended himself to play the lead, but by the time the film was made, the director (Joe Roth
) thought Billy was too old to play the lead role of Eddie Thomas, so he took the smaller part of Lee. The role of Eddie Thomas went to