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(2009, on The Muppet Movie
(1979) and landing Starting Over
(1979)) That was just after I'd had, as an actor in New York, a disastrous season on the stage, where every role I played... I went from being one of the highly praised actors in New York to the most reviled in a period of three months. There were reviews that were actually advising me to leave the profession. It was like free-fall. And ...
In the early 1990s, Austin inspired the then doorman of his building, Shane Perez
, to try his hand at writing. Perez took his advice and began tooling a drama which he hoped Pendleton would one day star in. That dream became a reality when his script for Men of Means
(1998) was eventually purchased and produced.