July 7, 2002 |
No, Jeffrey Tambor isn't suffering from the Peter Pan syndrome, but it's important to him to keep his inner child alive and well. In fact, what he admired most about Hank Kingsley, the bombastic sidekick and talk show announcer he played on the acclaimed HBO series "The Larry Sanders Show," was the character's childlike sensibility. "I understood this character," Tambor said during a recent interview.
August 24, 2003 |
An everyman's everyman, it turns out Jeffrey Tambor is also an actor's actor. A one-time PhD student who abandoned academia for the stage, he made his feature debut with a memorable turn in the 1979 film " ... And Justice for All." For years Tambor bounced back and forth between television and film work, a steadfast character actor, until the role of Hank Kingsley on "The Larry Sanders Show," with his inimitable "Hey now" catchphrase, finally brought a name to that face. Tambor has never been busier.
July 22, 2013 |
Which "Arrested Development" actor is a silent partner in a Los Angeles bookstore? If you're following Jeffrey Tambor on Twitter, you know who it is. Tambor took to Twitter Sunday night to proclaim his joy at being part owner of Skylight Books in Los Feliz. Tambor is the Emmy-nominated actor who plays George Bluth Sr. (and his identical twin Oscar Bluth) on "Arrested Development. " He's also a well-known acting teacher, has appeared in big-screen films including "The Hangover" and "Hellboy" series, has been nominated six times for Emmy Awards and, as everyone now knows, is an owner of Skylight Books.
March 13, 2009 |
From TV shows including "Arrested Development" and "The Larry Sanders Show" and movies such as "There's Something About Mary," you all know Jeffrey Tambor, the actor. Now meet Jeffrey Tambor, motivational speaker. "I'm doing a seminar on Saturday, March 21 at AFI [American Film Institute], and the title is, 'What's Keeping You?' " he said. "It's a workshop for professional and personal success, but it's really about learning what's keeping you from your dreams. I've taught this at the South by Southwest Film Festival for three years, and it's something that's really close to my heart.
March 18, 2012
SUNDAY Gas prices are too darn high. Traffic, especially on the Westside, is more often than not a nightmare. So ditch the car, lace up your sneakers and join the throngs hoofing it from Dodger Stadium to the sea at the latest running of the L.A. Marathon. (KTLA, 7 a.m.) The series "Frozen Planet" is a bipolar look — that's North Pole and South Pole — at the polar bears, penguins and other cool critters that inhabit the frosty realms at the top and bottom of the planet.
April 4, 2012
SERIES Betty White's Off Their Rockers: In this hidden-camera series a cast of sassy septuagenarians pulls shocking pranks on the younger generation (8 p.m. NBC). One Tree Hill: It began as the story of two teenage half brothers (Chad Michael Murray and James Lafferty) who lived very different lives. The two-hour series finale brings everyone together to remember the past and consider the future. Sophia Bush, and Bethany Joy Galeotti also star (8 p.m. KTLA). American Idol: The finalists perform songs from the 1980s in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox)