Jeffrey Tambor On Becoming Maura, The TV Revolution, And Why 'The Great British Bake-Off' Is The World's Best Comfort Show
Monday, 15 May 2017 () In Jeffrey Tambor's new memoir, Are You Anybody?, the 72-year-old actor reflects on his early days in theater. "We repertory actors were perhaps a bit overinvested—we were derisive of actors who appeared on television or did commercials," he writes. "We didn't even watch television. We were onstage!" And yet, Tambor has gone on to star in three of television's most celebrated series': as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, George Sr. and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development, and Maura Pfefferman on Transparent, Tambor has been a driving force in the revolution that's transformed TV from laugh track sitcoms to the primary medium for nuanced, complex storytelling. [ more › ]
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